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IDEA's Debatabase

IDEA's Debatabase

This resource is intended for student debaters, but it is a wonderful resource for persuasive essays or speeches. It has currently issues and information on both sides of the issue. It helps students figure out how they feel about controversial issues and then they can go forward and do more research for their side. Their description is: "Welcome to The Debatabase, the world's most useful resource for student debaters. Inside you will find arguments for and against hundreds of debating topics, written by expert debaters, judges and coaches. Also included are background summaries, links to websites of interest and recommended books, example motions and user comments."

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