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KM Grade 6 History Quiz Book


Studying History


In this chapter you learnt that historians are detectives of the past, who investigate human experiences using a variety of methods such as studying earlier writings, pictures, and objects.

You have understood:

  • How to distinguish different kinds of historical resources, including primary and secondary documents
  • Why it is important for humans to study the discipline of history and how our past shapes our present and future
  • How measuring time has been a part of tracking history among different faith groups, and the difference between BC and AD years
  • How the study of human evolution and archeology are also forms of historical investigation