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ENC 1101-Profesor Murphy: Home

Resources for Professor Murphy's True Grit assignment.


Welcome to the LibGuide for Professor Murphy's True Grit assignment.

Here you will find Library resources to help with your paper. 

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Possible Topics

  • Old West
  • Wild West
  • American West
  • American frontier
  • guns
  • cowboys
  • roles of women, African Americans, Native Americans/Indians
  • frontier justice
  • "indian territory"
  • US Marshals
  • coming of age
  • revenge
  • westward expansion


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