Gun Control

(Book - 2009)
Gun Control

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Learning the fundamental principles of essay writing is becoming an ever more important skill for students. The 2005 SAT gave its stamp to this initiative by adding an essay requirement to the popular college entrance exam. Each book in Greenhaven Press's Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide includes everything necessary to help students research, outline, draft, edit, and ultimately write successful essays across the curriculum.
Title: Gun control
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009
Characteristics: 116 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Lauri S. Friedman, book editor
Notes: "The cause and effect essay"--Cover
Contents: Introduction: The meaning of the Second Amendment
Opposing viewpoints on gun control
Guns keep Americans safe / Don B. Kates and Carol Hehmeyer
Guns endanger Americans / Juliet A. Leftwich
Gun ownership causes violence / Jonathon Gatehouse, Michael Friscolanti, and Luiza C.H. Savage
Gun ownership prevents violence / John R. Lott Jr. and April L. Dabney
Gun control allows school shootings to occur / Roger D. McGrath
Gun control can prevent school shootings / Paul Helmke
Model essays and writing exercises
The five-paragraph essay
The cause-and-effect essay
The causes of gun violence in America
The consequences of gun control
The making of a school shooter
Write your own cause-and-effect five-paragraph essay
Supporting research material
Additional Contributors: Scherer, Lauri S.
ISBN: 073774264X
Branch Call Number: y 363.330973 G9751f 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-110) and index
Subject Headings: Essay Authorship Firearms and crime United States Gun control United States
Topical Term: Essay
Firearms and crime
Gun control
LCCN: 2008037874
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Introduction: The meaning of the Second Amendment
Opposing viewpoints on gun control

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