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What is background information?

  • A general introduction to your topic, including...
  • The most important facts, concepts, and issues

Why do I need it?

Background information helps you:
  • understand your topic
  • narrow your topic
  • write an introduction for your paper or presentation

How do I find it?

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  • Click "Find Facts" to continue.