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ENGL 101 English Composition 1 (Chase): 2) Opposing Viewpoints in Context

This guide was created to help you with research in Elaine Chase's English 101

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This research database covers many subjects including science, social studies, current events, and language arts. Opposing Viewpoints In Context includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. Content from periodicals covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more

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Note: This database doesn’t have information on all topics; however, if the topic you’re searching is at all controversial there is a good chance that you find some information about it.

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