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what is history and prehistory?
the historic was when people knew how to write and the prehistoric era was when people knew how to write.
Name the 2 sources and explain the differences.
Primary and secondary sources, the differences are a primary source was direct from the event and a secondary source is a source long after the event.
explain research and rescue archaeology.
- Research archaeology is when a site is chosen because there is evidence that objects could be found.
- rescue archaeology is when archaeologists dig on a site before a road or a new building is built on it.
Name 3 examples of a primary source.
- You were correct if you said interview,diaries, goverment records,speeches,newspapers,magazines,paintings,
- posters,photographs,letters,emails,autobiography or artefacts.
name 3 examples of a secondary source.
You were correct if you said T.V./radio documentaries,biography,movies,internet or history books.
How do archaeologists prepare for an excavation?
- Geophysical survey.
- test trenches.
- aerial photographs.
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