What causes bear markets?

This chart from JP Morgan Funds shows historical bear markets (a 20% market decline from the previous all time high), what caused them, and the magnitude of the drawdown. “This is meant to illustrate that lofty valuations are not predictors of bear markets, but rather, bear markets are caused by external factors such as geopolitical conflict, monetary policy action and recessions.” (VIEW LINK)

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