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a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
materials that were created at the time the event occurred or materials created by those who experienced the event.
materials that were created after the event, that do not come from the time period.
the process by which a historian analyzes/investigates/asks questions about the author of the document.
the process by which a historian compares multiple documents to determine points of agreement and disagreement, in order to confirm the validity of the content.
the belief that history should be told from the POV of Europeans
belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people (typically false)
a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
a group of people that originated in what is now The Bahamas. First encountered with Christopher Colombus.
a partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead
a true statement/something proven to be true
process of turning a person into a hero
a statement in explanation of some action or belief
The way a historian decides to interpret certain topics. This is based on their bias/history/experiences/social connections, etc.
the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races