Unit 0 Lesson 1 - US History


preconceived notions

all information is:


two types of bias:

personal and cultural

personal bias:

your own choices/opinions

personal bias ex:

religion, political affiliation

cultural bias:

parents, generation, race/ethnicity, gender

linear history:

fundamental facts (chronological)

marxist history:

everywhere in history there is conflict

annales history:

analyze the lives of everyday people


create eras with beginning and end parts

structuralism ex:

millennials, roaring twenties

post-modern history:

words only capture the part of history