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Intro to History (8:14)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:45 How does Bob Bain answer the question, "What do historians do?"
  2. 03:00 Why does Bain say that doing history is a lot like "understanding a mystery”?
  3. 03:16 According to Bain, how is science different from history
  4. 05:00 What kinds of questions might a historian pose about a simple object, like a clock?
  5. 07:39 Do all historians ask the same questions?