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Guns in America

Author: Richard Brownell
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2018] ©2018
Series: Unlocking current issues
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today's highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Guns in America.
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2018]
(DLC) 2017045402
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brownell
ISBN: 9781410381002 1410381005
OCLC Number: 1027170507
Target Audience: Age: 10-14.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 201 pages) : illustrations (some color), map.
Contents: The Second Amendment and the right to bear arms --
A history of gun control in America --
Guns in American culture --
Gun crime and gun laws in the United States --
The gun control debate.
Series Title: Unlocking current issues
Other Titles: Enhanced guns in America
Responsibility: Richard Brownell.

Abstract:

This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today's highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.

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