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What is historical evidence?


Lots of information was passed down orally to the next generation through songs and stories.

Historical evidence is something which tells us about things which happened in the past. Historical evidence lets us prove what happened in history, or it can help us to suggest what happened in history.


Photographs can be a good source of historical evidence.

handwritten texts

Books and documents can be a good source of historical evidence, but the writing could be biased.