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The set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation; background information.
An opinion, assertion or position; especially one you intend argue for, and defend against objections.
If a source has proximity, it means the source is close (or near) in space or time to an event.
Information that which tends to prove or disprove something; proof; could be facts or statistics.
To make more certain; confirm. One source may corroborate information in another source.
Original documents or objects, often created at the time, or shortly after, an event took place by someone with firsthand experience.
A document that comments on or interprets an event that occurred in the past; not (usually) created by someone with firsthand experience.
You may create a secondary source, for instance, by using information from a primary source.
A tendency to favor one idea or person over another.
Sometimes a bias that may lead one to dismiss or ignore valid evidence on the opposing side.
Though you may determine that a person or source is biased (or may be biased), it does not necessarily mean that person or source is wrong.
A body of ideas or beliefs that guide an individual or group (e.g. conservative, liberal)
Understanding or experiencing the feelings, thoughts and attitudes of another.
Believable or reasonable
rob; steal; usually of enemy in war
Your own experiences and knowledge that help you make sense of the world
A short summary of a text; the "so basically"
To restate in your own words
Awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes
Refers to the literature, culture, languages, countries and people of Western Europe (e.g. Britain, France, Germany), and the United States.
(from Danger of a Single Story)
To discourage or prevent from acting
Permission granted to a foreign citizen to live and work in one country to escape unlivable conditions in the their home country.
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