The Reference Shelf: Representative American Speeches: 2010-2011, 1st Edition

  • Brian Boucher
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  • ISBN-10: 0824212606
  • ISBN-13: 9780824212605
  • DDC: 815.008
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Throughout 2010 and 2011, Democrats, Republicans, and members of the newly formed conservative Tea Party clashed on a number of issues, ending hopes that the bitter partisanship of recent years might give way to greater national unity. Much of the debate centered on the federal budget, deficit and efforts to reduce both in the face of a persistently slow economy and high unemployment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Arab Spring: The United States and the Middle East.
2: The Rise of China.
3: Political Partisanship after Tucson.
4: Government Secrecy after WikiLeaks.
5: Feminism in the 21st Century.
6: The American Food System.
Cumulative Speaker Index: 2010–2011.
About the Editor.