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Culture

The way of life of a group of people at a particular time, including their daily habits, beliefs, and arts

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Anthropologist

A person that studies people and primates and researches their culture, physical, and social development over time

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Archeologist

A person that investigates history by finding and studying the remains and objects a society leaves behind

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Values

Ideals or beliefs that guide the way of people's lives

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Race

A person's characteristics of which they are born with

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Ethnocentric

The feeling that one way of life is better or superior to another

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Artifact

An object made by someone in the past

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History

The story or record of what has happened in the past

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Pre History

The period before events were recorded in writing

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Oral Tradition

The passing on of history, beliefs or customs by word of mouth

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Primary Source

A first hand account of an event or an artifact created during the period of history being studied

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Secondary Source

A record of the past, based on information from primary sources