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historical context historical circumstances surrounding an event, idea, or development
geographical context where / why the historical development is taking place in a specific place
sourcing the who, what, when, where, and why of the document's writing
bias the author's position on the event, idea, or development that influences the creation of the document
point of view the author's perspective on the event, idea, or development reflected in the document
audience the people the author intended to view the document (the who)
purpose the reason the author created the document (the why)
reliability the document's trustworthiness by considering the author's bias, point of view, audience, and purpose
relationship the historical connections between documents
causation the cause / effect relationship between events, ideas, or developments reflected in the documents
turning point the extent to which an event, idea, or development brings about change reflected in the documents
comparison similarities or differences between events, ideas, or developments reflected in documents
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