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ESL 924: Prof. Carey: Assignment: Argument Essay Topics

Prof. Julie Carey Assignment

Argument Essay Topic Choices

 

  1. Is Refusing to Stand for the National Anthem an Appropriate Form of Protest?

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Articles:  

  1. NFL protests during the anthem, explained

https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl-protests-national-anthem-explained-191623412.html

 

  1. Refusing to Stand for the National Anthem: Top 3 Pros and Cons

https://www.procon.org/headline.php?headlineID=005323



 

  1. Is a college education worth it?

 

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Articles:

  1. Is a college education worth it? (ProCon)

https://college-education.procon.org/

 

  1. Is college worth it?

http://ezproxy.plsinfo.org:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eric&AN=EJ978323&site=eds-live&custid=s8862656

 

  1. Should the Trump administration do more to stop climate change?

 

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Articles

  1. Dennis, Brady, and Juliet Eilperin. "Trump administration will propose repealing Obama's key effort to combat climate change." Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2017. General OneFile, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=ITOF&sw=w&u=plan_canada&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA508351045&asid=7d8dbb755cb24aab48137854242abcfa. Accessed 25 Oct. 2017.

 

  1. Ladika, S. (2017, June 29). Climate change. CQ researcher. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/







 

  1. Should Silicon Valley take steps to diversify its workforce?

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Articles:

 

  1. "More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley." Weekend Edition Sunday, 26 July 2015. Literature Resource Center, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=plan_canada&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA423858172&asid=1b024b4c5bf1adad8050b46cc1cd2a8a. Accessed 25 Oct. 2017.

 

  1. Bianco, Robert. "Diversity debate divides Silicon Valley." USA Today, 7 Aug. 2017, p. 01A. Biography in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A500097613/BIC1?u=plan_canada&xid=3e7ed0cf. Accessed 25 Oct. 2017.





 

  1. Do mass deportations hurt the U.S. economy?

 

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Articles:

  1. If mass deportations occur, Americans could have to foot the bill at the grocery store

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  1. Davidson, Paul. "Dallas Fed chief: Immigration crackdown hurting economy." USA Today, 1 June 2017, p. 04B. General OneFile, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=ITOF&sw=w&u=tel_a_uofmem&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA493967501&asid=e8b6bc9fedccd83b4d0c5976df19049e. Accessed 25 Oct. 2017.

 

  1. "Deportations could cost US banks billions." Cape Times [South Africa], 27 Mar. 2017, p. 2. World History in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A487233883/WHIC?u=plan_canada&xid=290141ea. Accessed 25 Oct. 2017.\

 

  1. Donald Trump says illegal immigration costs 113 billion a year

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/sep/01/donald-trump/donald-trump-says-illegal-immigration-costs-113-bi/