Flashcards in Introduction Deck (14):
What is the benefit of bias?
Lets you find out about events, beliefs or opinions
What are the four types of evidence?
Written, oral, visual, physical
Newspapers, autobiographies, diaries
DVD, music, radio
Drawing, painting, poster
Bones, pottery, ruins
What is primary evidence
First hand evidence, comes from the event.
second hand evidence, written after the event happened e.g. school textbook
time, date, periods, decades, AD BC
cause and consequence
long term, short term, results of events, reasons of event
awareness of evidence
oral evidence, physical evidence, visual evidence, written evidence
what is bias
Where someone has an unbalanced opinion
What does a historian do?
An Historian gathers evidence to find out more about the past.