Checkpoint-Official Language Movement

Checkpoint-Official Language Movement - Checkpoint: The...

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Checkpoint: The Official Language Movement Constitutional Topic: Official Language- This article focuses on the many  amendments presented to Congress to make English the official language of the  United States. There is an amendment to the Constitution proposed at nearly  every session of Congress to change this situation and make English the official  language of our country. However, regardless of these efforts the United States  still does not have an official language. Pro-English measures being revived across the United States- This article  discusses that the city of Nashville was trying to pass a bill making English the  only language that official government business could be conducted in. If this bill  had passed Nashville would have been the largest U.S. city to necessitate official  government business be conducted in English (Johnson, 2009). The San Francisco Chronicle (2010) website reports that Latino children now 
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