Social Historical Research And Oral Traditions

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Question 1
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Which term indicates the retelling of comfortable past pleasantries, events, or situations, and lacks research rigor?

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Nostalgia

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Historical research

C

Historiography

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History

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Question 2
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Which term is synonymous with the word past, and refers conceptually to facts and events of long ago?

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Nostalgia

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Historical research

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Historiography

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History

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Question 3
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Which term attempts to systematically recapture the complex nuances, the people, meanings, events, and ideas of the past that have shaped the present?

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Nostalgia

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Historiography

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History

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Question 4
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Which term is the study of how history is studied and written?

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Nostalgia

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Historiography

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History

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Question 5
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Which kind of source is an oral or written testimony of an event created by a person who was not immediately present at the event?

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Primary

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Secondary

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Tertiary

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Quaternary

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Question 6
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Which kind of source is a photograph taken as a direct outcome of experiencing an event firsthand?

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Quaternary
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Question 7
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Which kind of source is the Farmer's Almanac?

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Question 8
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Which kind of source is a journal article, or textbook?

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Question 9
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Which kind of source is a combination of firsthand experiences, and writing created by people not present at the event that is compiled and distilled into a collection or anthology format?

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Question 10
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When researchers are using primary source materials, they first must determine if the document or artifact is authentic and valid. What is this process called?

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Analysis
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Identification
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Question 11
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When researchers are using primary source materials, they must determine that the material is accurate and reliable as a data source. What is this process called?

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Oral history
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Identification
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Question 12
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When a researcher investigates a document to determine if the author listed actually wrote it, or if the version is a counterfeit, this is an example of _____________ .

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Plagiarism
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Investigator detection
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Question 13
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When two men sold 60 volumes alleged to be the diaries of Adolf Hitler to the German magazine Stern, and were paid nearly $3 million for phony documents, this is an example of a failure to complete what process?

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Plagiarism
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Investigator detection
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Question 14
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Propaganda that is intentionally biased to create hate toward one group would be filtered out as a genuine, but invalid source during which process?

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Plagiarism
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Investigator detection
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Question 15
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A technique that allows the researcher to gain access to the day-to-day accounts of real people without a filter from the "official" perspective and without limits to the class in power is called __________ .

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External criticism
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Internal criticism
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Oral history
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Identification
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Question 16
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An archival Web site that offers social histories of people who were born into slavery is called __________ .

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Internet Archive
B
Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer's Project
C
What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
D
Hogan Jazz Archive
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Question 17
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A Web site run by a nonprofit company that seeks to identify and archive billions of Web pages to help researchers seek historical information on a variety of topics and areas is called ___________ .

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Internet Archive
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Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer's Project
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What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
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Hogan Jazz Archive
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Question 18
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A Web site cataloguing transcribed oral histories alongside archival musical material is called the _______________ .

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Internet Archive
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Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer's Project
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What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
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Hogan Jazz Archive
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Question 19
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A Web site that is home to the oral histories of women who served in the U.S. Army during World War II is called _______________ .

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Internet Archive
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Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer's Project
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What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?
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Hogan Jazz Archive
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Question 20
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An investigator who seeks to provide a window of understanding various symbols used in the past, such as the pink and black triangles used by Nazis to designate gay men and women, respectively, is working on what?

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Nostalgia
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Historical research
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Historiography
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History
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