Compare and contrast the book: (The Californios by Louis LAmour) with the history that we know.

Book to use to write essay on is: (The Californios By: Louis LAmour)
For this essay i would like you to compare and contrast the story that LAmour tells in The Californios with the history that we know. Identify specific places where there are similarities and differences and be sure to explore why you think that they are there. Does L Amours book teach us more about 19th century CA or about his own time? What may have influenced his writing? Is this particular piece of fiction useful in consider how this book may influenced the popular understanding that people have about CAs past. Has it helped or hurt?be sure to use citations where needed!footnotes or text citations are acceptable!
Paper is Due on September 22nd (thursday) at 9:00am Pacific Time, exact.