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Types of Sources
Terms in this set (8)
First-hand or a witness account of an event or a time period - someone who was "there" and wrote about it.
Information that comes from primary sources and are summarized or interpreted.
Unfair opinions or points of view either for or against a subject. Based on opinion and not on solid facts.
Information used to influence the way people think in order to convince them to buy or do something.
Questioning a piece of evidence to determine if it is trustworthy.
Comparing pieces of evidence to see where they agree and disagree.
examples of primary sources
letters, pictures, text messages, and live broadcasts
examples of secondary sources
rumors, news reports after the fact, textbooks, and biographies
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