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Controversy

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Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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I also embraced the strategies of providing "students with experiences of seeing a question from multiple perspectives" and giving "students practice at contextualizing controversial issues" (Pace, 2003, 43).
A recent report endorsed by the America Federation of teachers, the National Council for the Social Studies, The Heritage Foundation and others argues that teaching controversial issues in schools helps students become morn engaged in the democratic process.
Edwards was present for only five minutes of the aforementioned 12-hour heating, and, the next day when the committee voted on another controversial nominee, Miguel Estrada, Edwards sent his "no" vote in by proxy.
He insisted that a motion he presented, which said that all dioceses should consult widely on deeply controversial issues, was "not about sexuality but about how we handled disagreement.
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The present study is a handsomely published, very thorough examination of the life and controversial writings of a second-tier religious radical of seventeenth-century Amsterdam.
Defense Week won Best Investigative Reporting for an entry "composed of two pieces about the Seawolf submarine, one of the most costly and controversial weapons systems developed in the last two decades.
Both the controversial subject matter of OBT's performances and the accusations of physical and emotional abuse of OBT school students by Haydee Gutierrez, director of the school and teacher of advanced classes, have attracted much media attention and threatened the popularity of the only professional ballet company in the Portland area.
HLIC) for engaging in "activities designed to sway public opinion on controversial social issues.
Sutton's office was directly involved in many of the more controversial accounting issues in the past two-and-a-half years.
It's so controversial, they say, that medical schools should not provide adequate training to gynecologists.