Argumentative Essay: Should Books Be Banned In Schools?

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To Ban or not to ban books? That is the question
Should people be able to ban books because they think that the situations are to complex for younger children or to “inappropriate?”Should books be banned because kids are too young to understand things?Should books be allowed to be banned because an adult will think its to harsh about reality, or that the past is too horrific?Some people believe books in schools and libraries should not be banned because they are important parts of our history and 1st amendment right.
Books should not be banned in schools and libraries because kids need to learn the controversial topics of yesterday.“They are adhering to the traditional and mostly prevailing view that children’s literature should avoid controversial
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Children need to learn about slavery and how mainly white people held black people against their will to work and how we forced the Indians to walk thousands of miles just because we wanted their land.We have this First Amendment right so we can say whatever we want to and not get in trouble because we live in America.“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances”(The United States Constitution sec 1). This is the 1st Amendment of the United States of America, it says in a summary that as an American we are allowed to say whatever we want to and be protected. This is important to America because it makes us different. It makes it so as a country we have the freedom to do what we want(within the laws) this makes America different from everyone else. If we continue to ban

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