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Evidence

Information that can be used to prove a statement or support a conclusion.

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Primary Source

A document or other record of past events created by someone who was present during the events or the time period in which they occurred.

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Secondary Source

A document or other record of past events created by someone who was not present during the events or the time period in which they occurred.

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Point of view

A person's way of thinking about or approaching a subject, as shaped by his or her character, experience, culture, and history.

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Historical interpretation

The process of finding the meaning or significance of historical events.