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USA PATRIOT ACT PATHFINDER

DEFINITION: The USA PATRIOT Act, colloquially known as the "patriot act", is a statute enacted by the United States Government and signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. (Source: Wikipedia)

ONLINE CATALOG SUBJECT HEADINGS:

The Patriot Act
National Security
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

NARROW THE TOPIC:

Does the USA Patriot Act infringe on our civil liberties?
Was the USA Patriot Act necessary?
How does the USA Patriot Act compare with what happened after Pearl Harbor?
How has the USA Patriot Act affected your everyday life?
What groups are working towards having the USA Patriot Act repealed or amended?

SELECTED RESOURCES:

The Patriot Act / by Debra A. Miller.
by Miller, Debra A.
Detroit : Lucent Books, c2007.
Call #: KF9430.Z9 M55 2007
Location: Reference - 1st floor

The ACLU freedom files : beyond the patriot act. [videorecording]
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[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Brave New Films, [2005].
Call #: KF4850.P38 A25 2005
Location: DVDs - Media Center

The USA Patriot Act of 2001 : balancing civil liberties and national security : a reference handbook / Howard Ball.
by Ball, Howard, 1937-
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004.
Call #: KF4850 .B35 2004

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SUGGESTED INTERNET SITES:

Department of Justice, USA Patriot Act [http://www.justice.gov/archive/ll/highlights.htm]

The Library of Congress, Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001 [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:HR03162:]

American Civil Liberties Union ACLU, The USA PATRIOT Act [http://www.aclu.org/national-security/usa-patriot-act]

CITING YOUR SOURCES:

Avoiding Plagiarism (The Online Writing Lab OWL at Perdue University) [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/]

The key to avoiding plagiarism is to make sure you give credit where it is due. This may be credit for something somebody said, wrote, emailed, drew, or implied. (OWL)

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Mark Jackson,
Aug 19, 2010, 6:49 AM
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