History Study and Documentation Quiz

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What term is used to describe the period of events before the invention of writing systems?


What sources do historians use to seek knowledge of the past?

Written documents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts, and ecological markers

How is history different from myth?

History is supported by verifiable evidence, while myth is not

What do historians use to describe, examine, question, and analyze past events?


What term is used to classify stories common to a particular culture, but not supported by external sources?

Cultural heritage or legends

Test your knowledge of history with this quiz on the systematic study and documentation of the human past, including prehistory and historical sources. Explore the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of past events.

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