Q. Should English be the official language of the U.S. (pro and cons)


You can search for articles that discuss having an official language of English in the United States in the database ProQuest Central. To start, launch the Online Library. Choose FIND NOW under Find Articles. From this alphabetical list, find ProQuest Central. You may want to use the Advanced Search for the most options. You can limit to Full Text documents and Peer Reviewed (if needed). Some keyword searches to use are:

  • "official English laws"
  • "official English" 
  • "official language" AND United States
  • "language policy" AND United States
  • "English first proposal"

On the Find Articles & More page, you may also want to use the SIRS Issues Researcher database. This database is useful for finding Pro vs. Con resources. However, there is no specific topic on English as the official language. If you are looking to narrow and focus your topic more, you may want to use this database to explore viewpoints on immigration, multiculturalism and immigrant assimilation.


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