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- Search with short, simple words and phrases. Use the smallest pieces, not whole sentences.
- Try different versions of your search using synonyms or other ways of describing a topic.
Put quotation marks around phrases (2 or more words that you want to find in a specific order).
- Example: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, America's War of Independence, ...
Connect various words and phrases with AND, OR, and NOT.
- AND = less results. Example: causes AND economic
- OR = more results (often use with synonyms). Example: Britain OR "Great Britain" OR England
- NOT = exclude ideas for less results. Example: causes NOT slavery
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