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Prehistory

A time before anything was recorded

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History

The study of the past

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Sources

Evidence from the past

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Primary source

A source directly from the past for example an eye witness account

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Secondary source

A source from a later date for example a textbook

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Time and place rule

The closer to the time the account was written the more accurate it is