Mr. Jackson. Research Paper: Controversial Issues. 12-20 sources required on your initial bib. . 1. At least one source from “Reference” 2. At least one source from “Book Series.” 3. At least one book not from the Reference section of the library.
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Research Paper: Controversial Issues
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