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US - History 9 Interview Project 2019: Glossary

2019 Update


  1. Annotated Bibliography. A list of citations to books, articles, and documents. Each citation is followed by a brief (~150 words) descriptive and evaluative paragraph, the annotation. The purpose of the annotation is to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.

  2. Works Cited Page. According to MLA style, you must have a Works Cited page at the end of your research paper. All entries in the Works Cited page must correspond to the works cited in your main text.

  3. corroborate (verb). to confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)  The witness had corroborated the boy's account of the attack’

  4. complicate (verb). to make (something) more complicated: Increased choice will complicate matters for the consumer.; consisting of many interconnecting parts or elements; intricate: a complicated stereo system.

  5. primary source.

  6. secondary source.

  7. Research Fellowshipresearch fellow is an academic research position at a university or a similar research institution, usually for    academic staff or faculty members. A research fellow may act either as an independent investigator or under the supervision of a principal investigator.


General Vocabulary

1.  multilateral Agreed upon or participated in by three or more parties, especially the governments of different countries. ‘multilateral negotiations’

2.  protracted Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.‘a protracted and bitter dispute’




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