Argumentative Essay Topics

If you want to write an argumentative essay, you have to know really solid and convincing arguments about the chosen topic for an essay. Of course, your personal position and ideas are very important for your work, but the main part is that your personal positions have to be supported by good arguments, statistics and reasons. Your work must contain some factual information.

So, your essay should be supported with clear and reasonable arguments to have all characteristics of a great argumentative essay. Your position will be supported by arguments (facts and statements from your topic).

Try to prepare yourself for opposition to your idea. Always develop opposition opinions in your work, look at your essay problem from different points of view.

You can make the process of creating your essay easier. You just have to imagine yourself being a lawyer and you have to prove the innocence of your client. You should make your performance so reasonable, argumentative and supported by the legal statements and facts of the client’s innocence in order to prove his non-participation in the crime. Wearing lawyers’ shoes will be a perfect training for developing a strong and reasonable body of your essay.

If you want to find some original, stunning point in the list of essay topics, don’t hesitate to start. Read about these topics and try to find the most interesting for you and your audience.

10 Examples of Popular Argument Essay Topics

  • Business Topic – Marketing to Children Does Require Government Regulation
  • Social Sciences Topic – Gaming Addictions Are Not Limited to Teenagers
  • Psychology Topic – Group Think Processes for Teams Change with the Implementation of Diversity
  • Nursing Topic – Long Shifts Create the Atmosphere for Compassion Fatigue
  • Communications Topic – Online Work Teams Communicate Effectively
  • Biology Topic – Genetic Engineering in Humans to Promote Long Life
  • Engineering Topic – Artificial Intelligence and Asimov’s Three Robotic Laws
  • English Topic – English Versus Spanish as the Language of Business
  • Computer Science Topic – Spyware and Legal Regulations Protecting Consumers
  • Education Topic – Standardized Testing Creates Learning Gaps in Elementary Children

10 Examples of Popular Persuasive Essay Topics

  • Immigration Policies
  • Minority Groups in Media
  • Cultural Imbalances in Education
  • Mass Media Influences on Elementary Students
  • Western Education Styles versus Eastern Philosophies
  • Nurture versus Nature
  • Abortion or Pro-Life
  • Religion in Schools
  • Manufacturing versus Environmental Concerns
  • Global Warming – Fiction or Non-Fiction

More Examples of Popular Controversial Essay Topics

  • Abortion
  • Adoption
  • Advertising Ethics
  • AIDS reappraisal
  • Alternative medicine
  • America’s prisons
  • “American dream”
  • Animal experimentation
  • Animal rights
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Assisted Suicide
  • Atheism
  • Battered women
  • Binge drinking
  • Bioethics
  • Biotechnology
  • Bilingual education
  • Bill rights
  • Black supremacy
  • Breakup of the Soviet Union
  • Breast cancer
  • Business Ethics
  • Capital Punishment
  • Censorship
  • Chauvinism
  • Child abuse
  • Child trade
  • Circumcision
  • Civil Liberties and Anti-Terrorism Measures
  • Cloning
  • Corporate Corruption
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Creationism
  • Cults
  • Death penalty
  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Domestic violence
  • Dress Codes in School
  • Drug Legalization
  • Drug Testing
  • Eating disorders
  • Ebonics and Black English
  • Economics in America
  • Education in America
  • Education system in the UK
  • Elderly people
  • Embryo drawings
  • Endangered Species
  • English – official language
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Eugenics
  • Euthanasia
  • Evolution
  • Extremist groups
  • Family violence
  • Fascism
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Feminism
  • Free Speech
  • Free condoms in school
  • Freedom of the Press
  • Future of the Net
  • Gambling
  • Gay marriage
  • Gay Parents
  • Gay Rights
  • Gays in the Military
  • Genetic engineering
  • Genocide
  • Globalization
  • Global warming
  • Gun Control
  • Harry Potter Controversy
  • Hate Crimes
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health and fitness
  • Hijacking Aftermath
  • Holocaust Denial
  • Holocaust Reparations
  • Home Schooling
  • Homelessness
  • Homeopathy
  • Homosexuality
  • Human rights
  • Illegal Immigration
  • Immigration
  • Insanity Defence
  • Internet censorship
  • Iraq war
  • Landmines
  • Legal Drinking Age
  • Macintosh vs. IBM
  • Male/female role
  • Marijuana – Medicinal Use
  • Marijuana legalization
  • McCarthyism
  • Media and Terrorism
  • Media Images of African-Americans
  • Media Images of Women
  • Media in Wartime
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mental Health Policy
  • Minimum Wage
  • Miranda Rule
  • Multiculturalism
  • Music influence
  • Hip-hop music
  • NAFTA
  • Nuclear and Hazardous Waste
  • Nuclear Disarmament
  • Nudism in Florida
  • Overpopulation
  • Paranormal phenomena
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Paedophilia
  • Physician-assisted suicide
  • Piercing and tattoos
  • Plastic surgery
  • Police brutality
  • Political Ethics
  • Politics in America
  • Pollution
  • Pornography Debate
  • Prescription Drug Reform
  • Prisons in America
  • Privacy
  • Privacy and The Internet
  • Pro-Choice Movement
  • Pro-Life Movement
  • Purchasing foreign cars vs. American- made ones
  • Racism
  • Racist music
  • Rainforests
  • Rap controversy
  • Rape
  • Rape on campus
  • Right to Bear Arms (Second Amendment)
  • Schizophrenia
  • School uniform
  • School Violence
  • School Vouchers
  • Search and Seizure (Fourth Amendment)
  • Separation of Church and State
  • Sex Education
  • Sex before marriage
  • Sexism
  • Sexual harassment
  • Shakespeare Authorship Controversy
  • Smoking Laws
  • Social Security
  • Space exploration
  • Sports in America
  • Standardized Testing
  • Stem Cell Research
  • Steroids
  • Suicide
  • Surrogate Motherhood
  • Swearing in classrooms by teachers and students
  • Tax Reform
  • Teenage Pregnancy
  • Terrorism
  • Tibet
  • Tobacco Industry
  • UFOs
  • United nations
  • Vegetarianism
  • Video game controversy
  • Violence in the Media
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Whistle blowing
  • White supremacy
  • Women in the Military
  • Working Mothers
  • Workplace Diversity
  • World religion
  • Year Round School
  • Zionism and racism

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2 Responses to “Argumentative Essay Topics”
  1. April 15th, 2010 at 1:52 pm #thu hang

    i like travlling around the world

  2. May 8th, 2011 at 5:45 pm #Ajay paudel

    “children today are more worldly wise than their parents”
    this could be an interesting topic to argue upon…

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