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History 133 (Torres-Rouff): Find Scholarly Sources

(HIST 133) Life & Death in the Old West

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immigration AND california AND "san francisco" AND history

"social history" AND colorado

power AND (agriculture OR farming) AND california

"Native Americans" AND Idaho

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