Foundations of Historical Inquiry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The process by which historians gather evidence and formulate ideas about the past is called:

Question 2 2. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

Question 3 3. A particular perspective or view about the past is called:

Question 4 4. Evaluate the statements below and indicate which one best describes 'Reocurring Themes.'

Question 5 5. The process by which a society transforms itself from being agriculture-based to being based on the manufacture of products is called:

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Question 6 6. Gerald was reviewing his notes for his paper. He found that he had written down one statement in error. Review the statements below and indicate which one Gerald should eliminate from his notes.

Question 7 7. Who was cited as an example of the connection between history and psychology?

Question 8 8. Who was a famous German philosopher who believed that all of history unfolded because of economics?

Question 9 9. Which best relates to the connection between history and literature?

Question 10 10. What is the study of how historical views and interpretations change over time?

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Question 11 11. What is the view that historical change is primarily brought about by broad social, political, and economic movements?

Question 12 12. What is the view that historical change is primarily caused by the actions and influence of important historical figures?

Question 13 13. Which was a late 19th century period marked by economic and industrial progress, but also social problems?

Question 14 14. The sequence of events ranging from first to last, or from beginning to end is referred to as?

Question 15 15. Which was an 18th century period stressing reason, science, democracy, tolerance, and the erosion of traditional authority structures?

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Question 16 16. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 18 18. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Question 19 19. What is something that historians must remember when using digitized sources?

Question 20 20. What is an example of something that a future historian may use social media archives to investigate?

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT an ability of most digitized journals?

Question 22 22. In the analogy of viewing historical knowledge as one's wardrobe, what are the coat hangers?

Question 23 23. What is a primary source?

Question 24 24. What is a disadvantage of memorizing names, places, and dates?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT true?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is consistently true of class struggle?

Question 27 27. Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War was cited as an example of history's connection with which other discipline?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 29 29. Which dates coincide with the Middle Period (Middle Ages)?

Question 30 30. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Foundations of Historical Inquiry Chapter Exam Instructions

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