Culture of Violence

Culture of Violence - Violence in America David Alvarez ENC...

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Violence in America David Alvarez ENC 1102, Gillette October 21, 2009
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For many years, people have always wondered why America has had a history of violence. It shocks many when people see statistics like over 5 million teens are involved in school bullying, over 11,000 people die from handguns each year, and 1,382,012 violent crimes were committed last year. Some experts have tried to put their finger on the reason for this culture of violence, but the only things they have been able to come up with are theories. School bullying is not an uncommon sighting in schools throughout America. Whether the child is a bully or being bullied, almost 30 percent of children experience bullying. Bullying can include many things such as physical violence, name-calling, threatening, and stealing. There can be one person or a group of people involved in bullying someone usually weaker than himself or herself. In recent surveys, researches found out that younger children, in grades from 6-10, are the main grades of bullying. As
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