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Democracy / Lauri S. Friedman, book editor
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008
book jacket
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL j320.973 FRI    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Democracy -- United States
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Essay -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc
Physical Description 120 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-116) and index
Contents Introduction : The challenges of democracy -- section 1: Opposing viewpoints on democracy. American democracy is threatened by the war on terror / Nicole Colson -- American democracy is not threatened by the war on terror / David Krauthammer -- The United States should bring democracy to other countries / George W. Bush -- The United States should not bring democracy to other countries / John F. McManus -- Spreading democracy will reduce terrorism / Douglas J. Feith -- Spreading democracy will not reduce terrorism / Dale Netherton -- section 2: Model essays and writing exercises. Preface A: The five-paragraph essay -- Preface B: The descriptive essay -- Essay 1: The true price of freedom : how a lack of democracy causes terrorism -- Exercise 1A: Create an outline from an existing essay -- Essay 2: The Patriot Act does not threaten democracy -- Exercise 2A: Examining introductions and conclusions -- Exercise 2B: Using quotations to enliven your essay -- Essay 3: Democracy denied? : an investigation of the 2004 elections -- Exercise 3A: Conducting an interview -- Exercise 3B: Reporting on an event -- Final writing challenge: write your own descriptive five-paragraph essay -- section 3: Supporting research material. Appendix A: Facts about democracy -- Appendix B: Finding and using sources of information -- Appendix C: Using MLA to create a works cited list -- Appendix D: Sample essay topics -- Organizations to contact
Series Writing the critical essay
CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center
Alternate Author Scherer, Lauri S.

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