Melissa Wk 7 Checkpoint The Official Language Movement

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Melissa McCarty ETH/125 Checkpoint: The Official Language Movement University of Phoenix The first article I found titled “ Gingrich Links Bilingual Education and Ghetto ” was about former house speaker Newt Gingrich, who openly admitted to thinking that being bilingual is the language of the “ghetto”, and believes that the United States should stop handing out things in multiple languages. Mr. Gingrich also believes that English is the language of the country and that people should have to know the language at all times, since when people migrate here from other countries, you have to know American history. Another article I found that was written by Christina Bellantoni titled “ Que? Obama says nation’s kids should be bilingual ”. In this article, it discusses how President Obama supports foreign languages like Spanish. He wanted children to learn Spanish because it is very important when people travel from country to country. President Obama made a statement that “instead of worrying that immigrants need to learn English, worry about learning
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