Issues and Controversies

Click to view the Issues and Controversies Database

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To access from home:
From home enter the SMHS user name and password – these are on the library’s Moodle page.

The Issues and Controversies Database published by Facts on File is an authoritative reference site tailored to high school students. It offers in-depth investigations of today’s top issues. Each entry includes views from Supporters & Opponents, Historical overview of the issue, Discussion questions, Contact info for key organizations, Graphs and charts, and Key words to help in researching.

Categories of issues include:

  • Crime, Law and Justice
  • Families and Youth
  • Global Issues and World Affairs
  • Race, Rights and Liberties
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Culture
  • Health and Medicine
  • Education
  • Energy and Environment
  • Economy, Money, and Business