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​​Drug Abuse in Modern America

​Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Herion, Marijuana 

Drug abuse rates, death rates, measures for legalization 

Drug Enforcement Legislation

Furman vs. Georgia

Re-enactment of the Death Penalty and its status in the last forty (40) years

Good search terms to use: 

  • Furman (type in first keyword search term box on the Advanced Search page) AND Georgia (type in the second keyword search term box) 
  • "death penalty"...after the results populate, choose United States, Supreme Court and United States from the Subject:Topic suggestion tab under Narrow Results By: (Left column)

Gay Rights Movement

Gun Control Laws

Hispanic Rights Movement

History of Birth Control 

Griswold vs. Connecticut

Both sides of Roe V. Wade

Good search terms to use: 

  • "birth control" (type in first keyword search term box on the Advanced Search page) AND "United States" (type in the second keyword search term box) 
  • Griswold (type in first keyword search term box on the Advanced Search page) AND Connecticut (type in the second keyword search term box) 
  • Roe (type in first keyword search term box on the Advanced Search page) AND Wade (type in the second keyword search term box) 

Immigration Changes Since 1965

Legalization of Pornography:

Supreme Court Rulings 

Mafia Connections to Tampa

Modern Corporate American Scandals

Modern Women's Rights Movement