Unit 2 IP topic sentence detailed

Unit 2 IP topic sentence detailed - I. With so many other...

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I. With so many other important issues that our government needs to focus on; economy, public school systems, and global warming to name a few, now is the time to overhaul our ineffective and costly war on drugs. II. The United States has the highest percentage of its population in prisons at approximately 738 per 100,000 citizens. A. 2.1 million citizens incarcerated B. Prison orphans III. There seems to be a double standard on how we classify something illegal. A. Crime figures involving alcohol compared to figures involving illicit drugs. E. B. Number of deaths from alcohol compared to number of deaths by illicit drugs. IV. IV. There also seems to be a race war that coincides with the war on drugs. A. One out of three African American (ages 18 to 35) men in the United States are in prison. B. Ratio of drug users by race. C. In 1998 drug users were 72% White compared to 15% Black. V. The rising cost of the war on drugs is taking its toll on the American economy. A. Cost to house a prisoner
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course ENGL 107 taught by Professor Cynthiam.armes during the Fall '10 term at American InterContinental University.

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Unit 2 IP topic sentence detailed - I. With so many other...

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