Formative quiz on ancient china today! (this is based on chapter 5)
Today, we will be taking a look at how historical records are not always 100% accurate. Even in our history records, which should be FACTS, we find bias (our own feelings and perspective) sneaking into the history books.We have to ask questions about historical records such as:
This is the case of The Crusades. We have 2 stories, written by 2 different groups (Christians and Muslims) who record history differently. It is up to historians and archeologists to piece together written records and artifacts to try to accurately describe human history and help distinguish facts from "story" or inaccurate accounts of history.
Helpful Resources for Today's Class: