Last Frontier Discussion


Read the following Discussion question carefully, then submit an original answer.  Your answer should be at least a few sentences to a paragraph in length.  There is no “right” or “wrong” answer, but your opinion should be well-reasoned and based on fact.  (no references needed) this is just an opinion…

How much of your perception of the western frontier been shaped by modern entertainment (T.V., movies, popular literature, etc.)?  Do you feel that the popularity of the “Old West” in entertainment has been helpful in encouraging interest in the past, or harmful in perpetuating inaccurate history?