- The official English movement and it’s impact on bilingual education in the United States from the 19’th century to 2010 -
January 26, 2010
1. Introduction 3
2. The Official English Movement 3
1. The Official English Movement in the 19’th century 3-4
2.2. The Current Official English Movement starting in the 1980’s 5-6
3. Bilingual education in the US and its Controversy 7-8
4. Does American school want to make Anglos out of all of their pupils? 9
Works Cited 10
“In the American school, they want to make Anglos out of all of us. They want to take our Spanish away and teach us English. Well, you don’t make anybody greater by making them less.” This, rather offending statement, by José Angel Gutierrez, a civil rights leader, shows what problematic topic bilingualism remains is in the US. Going back to the 19’Th century this paper deals with the Official English Movement, which aims to proclaim English as the sole official language of the US. Furthermore it describes the effects of that intention on bilingual education in the US from the 19’Th century until today. Which leads to the thesis that: The Official English Movement, even though not achieved its aim, has affected the education system of the US sustainable.
2. Official English Movement
Official English movement, which is also known as English – only movement, aims to proclaim English as the sole language of... [continues]
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