12 terms

Northern Lights Chap. 1


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primary source
an actual item that has survived from the past
secondary source
an account created after the fact, often by someone who was not present at the time
Social Studies
the study of human society
shared history
the past events and stories that are common to everyone in a group
how you see and understand the world
the study of the natural features of an area
the study of government and the people who are governed
the study of people and events from the past
the study of how people make, sell, and use goods and services to meet their wants and needs
example of a secondary source
Classmates report on the Cleveland Cavaliars
example of a primary source
ancient Roman coin
historical interpretation
an explanation of some aspect of the past based on available primary and secondary sources

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