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    Hey Im an A-level History Student, I'm just looking for some historical words.


    Any help would be very welcomed! Thanks
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    I am not sure what you mean by historical words? Can you elaborate?
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    'reactionary', 'status quo', 'from the outset'.

    What else?
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    Proletariat and bourgeois...

    depends on what you are reading though >_> Different subjects use different specialist vocabulary
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    swine-gelder
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    weltaanshung.
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    Betwixt.
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    historiography
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    Historiography, though I don't think you'll need that at A Levels.

    EDIT: Someone beat me to it as I was posting... damn the internet distracting me.
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    Midden.
    Wergild.
    Trebuchet.
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    Revisionist
    Vergangenheitsbewältigung - coming to terms with the past
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    Provenance is applicable in any source-based exam/essay.
    Catalyst is always useful, too.
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    (Original post by The Owl of Minerva)
    I am not sure what you mean by historical words? Can you elaborate?
    Yeah, specialist words that can be used in an exam to describe historical events.
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    (Original post by zedbrar)
    Proletariat and bourgeois...

    depends on what you are reading though >_> Different subjects use different specialist vocabulary
    Im studying Germany 1918 - 1945

    Russia - 1903 - 1941
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    (Original post by colly92)
    Im studying Germany 1918 - 1945

    Russia - 1903 - 1941
    Lebensraum. Dreikaiserbund
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    (Original post by colly92)
    Hey Im an A-level History Student, I'm just looking for some historical words.


    Any help would be very welcomed! Thanks
    casus belli, status quo, ipso-facto, reactionary, revolutionary, coup d'etat...the usual ones that turn up in history books.
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    (Original post by PrinceyJ)
    Lebensraum. Dreikaiserbund
    No.
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    (Original post by georgegabriel)
    Provenance is applicable in any source-based exam/essay.
    Catalyst is always useful, too.
    Very useful words Im greatful thanks for your input!
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    (Original post by History-Student)
    Betwixt.
    Another word for between?
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    (Original post by tehforum)
    'reactionary', 'status quo', 'from the outset'.

    What else?
    Thanks a million defo will improve my overall exam, if used in the correct context..

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