Work of Historians Archaeologists

WORK OF HISTORIANS/ARCHAEOLOGISTS

 

 

History:

 

  • History is the ‘Story of the Past’ – historians must gather evidence to know what happened just like detectives must gather evidence to solve a case

 

  • Evidence for historians come from sources – Primary Sources and Secondary Sources

 

  • A Primary Sources is evidence that comes directly from the period being studied – if studying Ancient Rome, a Roman coin would be a Primary Source

 

  • A Secondary Sources is evidence that comes...

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