Phil 1010 Instructions for In-Class Essay Spring 2009 Compose a well-organized essay, following the guidelines handed out and discussed last class period. You may use your book, your class notes and any handouts from class. Choose one of the following two options as the specific argument you will standardize and evaluate in your essay. Option 1. From the last page (page 4)of the excerpt: “This wise legislation, the Humphrey-Hawkins bill, establishes the responsibility of government and the possibility of solution and can be the vehicle to avert turmoil and strife. Nothing would so facilitate the improvement of black-white relations than the elimination of competition for jobs which would result from this bill. This legislation is wise because it serves the interest of white and black alike and in so doing, of the Nation as a whole.” --from Hearings before 94 th Congress, Second session on S.50 and S.472 , May 14, 17, 18, 19, 1976. Pages 636—640. Option 2
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English-language films, United States Congress, The Nation, Argumentation theory