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a state set up for the common good of all people


something that represents something else


something people made or used in the past


the ways and traditions of a group of people

document presevation

the act of taking care of records or official papers


something that offers proof


a person who studies or writes about history

oral history

history that is not written down but is passed on through word of mouth

point of view

the way a person or group sees something

primary source

something that was made, said, written, or used at an event when it happened

secondary source

something made, said, written, or used by someone who was not at an event when it happened


the moral qualities of a person


a judgment of person or group before the person or group is known


a label, based on opinion, used to describe people

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