Argumentative Essay On Sectionalism

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In American History we are currently studying the concept of sectionalism. Sectionalism is division within a country based on regional beliefs and interests. In the early to mid 1800’s, sectionalism in America grew as slavery divided the nation. Slavery was ignored, compromised, and argued about by the states until the conflict drove our country into the Civil War. Although regional differences are not as distinct these days, many issues are currently causing division among the states and people of our country. These issues lead to what our history describes as “modern sectionalism.” One such issue is gun control. The article I have read and based my argument off of, is about the ways that the government can implement safe, reliable, and efficient gun control laws on semi automatic rifles, that everyone can support. A very big factor is to establish an affordable, high quality, and dependable system of mental health treatment that is accessible by anyone at anytime. This is important to ensure that, people who may pose a threat to our society will be recognised and helped before they can hurt anyone. Another important factor is that everyone who owns a gun is a responsible owner, and has training on how to maintain safe storage, and be proficient with their training, in order to protect themselves and others. Finally that we need to promote improved citizenship among communities that are at risk for gun violence, in particular, children, to ensure that they are less
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