7 edition of English--our official language? found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-139).
|Statement||edited by Bee Gallegos.|
|Series||The reference shelf ;, v. 66, no. 2|
|LC Classifications||P119.32.U6 E54 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||147 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||147|
|LC Control Number||94007872|
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, English--our official language? / edited by Bee Gallegos H.W. Wilson New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Designating English as our official language fills the gap left by our founding fathers and helps to keep the language wars, divisions and problems of Canada, Belgium, and the European Union away.
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It is concerned with the immense variety among the languages of the world, as well .Arguments Supporting Making English Our Official Language There are numerous arguments supporting the adoption of English as the official language of the United States.
One argument is to recognize that the United States has been an English-speaking country since it was created. Our constitution and fundamental documents are all in English.