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Pro and con articles, background information, and research guides on 250+ controversial issues. For high school level and up.
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Controversial Social Issues
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- Social Issues Index - Multnomah County Library (Lists of links on a variety of issues)
- U.S. Dept of State - Country Background Information
- CIA World Factbook
- Library of Congress Country Profiles
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