Definitions


Historical context
--the intellectual, physical, social, and cultural setting in which events take place.

Historical perspective
--understanding a topic's development over time and its influence in history.

Plagiarism
-–using the work or ideas of others in ways that give the impression that these are your own. Examples of plagiarism include copying information word-for-word without using quotations and footnotes, paraphrasing an author's ideas without identifying their original source, or using visuals or music without giving proper credit to the individuals or groups who created and published them.

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