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Historical Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. One drawback of historical research is that:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not a step in historical research?

Question 3 3. One strength of historical research is that it:

Question 4 4. Historical research involves examining ______ to make predictions about ______.

Question 5 5. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

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Question 6 6. Qualitative research looks at:

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a secondary source?

Question 8 8. What is a danger of too many secondary sources?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 10 10. Which of these is a primary source?

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Question 11 11. Which statement best describes the role of bias in primary sources?

Question 12 12. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Question 13 13. What is a benefit of secondary sources?

Question 14 14. Which of the following countries has the same perspective on World War II as most Americans?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a primary source?

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Question 16 16. Using a sports analogy, which of these best describes the concept of historical perspective?

Question 17 17. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 18 18. How was the subject of slavery in the United States taught to schoolchildren in the 1940s?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a reason that Russians today often consider the Western Front to be a minor front during World War II?

Question 20 20. The analogy of spoiled milk in a cake best describes which of the following?

Historical Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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