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Essential links for debate.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context


To search newspapers - go to subject area: News & Issues
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2012)
  • ProQuest Newstand (includes current New York Times: 1980 - present) 

‚ÄčSearch tip: use Advanced Search to search in publication title


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To FInd Database Passwords

Go to the Database Password Page to access BCS databases outside of school. 

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Public Forum Debate - Case Development & Evidence

Research several arguments on both sides of the issue.

Effective persuasion requires credible, unbiased, quality supporting evidence, including:

  • facts
  • statistics
  • expert quotations
  • studies
  • polls

Select the best evidence to support the teams claims.