Govt: Laws, Policies,
April 26, 1607
founded/led by John
-sponsored by the
What impact did capitalism have on the Great Depression? How was capitalism involved
with the causes and effects of the Great Depression?
Capitalism had both negative and positive impacts on the Great Depression. Capitalism is the
idea of a market free o
Alaska becomes U.S. territory
Alaska was bought from Russia for more than $7 million dollars. This country was bought
for a main reason. Winnie the Pooh wanted revenge to all the bears that live in Alaska,
when he was little all the bears kicked him out o
The Scottsboro Trial
The Scottsboro trial was a trial about an alleged gang rape of two white girls by
nine black teenagers on the Southern Railroad freight run from Chattanooga to Memphis
on March 25, 1931. Many people had been involved in
8th U.S. History Period 1
16th of October, 2011
The Nez Perce War was a brutal and lasting battle between Native Americans and the
U.S. Army. Some people that were involved in this conflict were; Chief Joseph, the U.S. Army, and
General O. O. Ho
Slavery in the original thirteen British colonies developed gradually. In Virginia, for example, some early black settlers were actually free
landowners. Others were servants not treated much differently from white servants in the region. It was only as t
Columbus came searching for gold.
-He claimed he saw a light (the land), because the first man to sight land would get a pension of 10,000 maravedis
for life though Rodrigo, a sailor had actually seen it.
-Columbus met Arawak Indians on the Bahamas, and t
Article I. Types of Natural Selection
Natural Selection-the process whereby organisms better adapted to their environment
tend to survive and produce more offspring. (Darwins theory)
(a) Favors more common interme
U.S. History Timeline
1215: Magna Carta adopted
1492: Columbus arrives in the Western Hemisphere
April 26, 1607: English-Jamestown was founded as the capital of Virginia
1608: French-Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec
1609: Dutch-Henry Hudson
Part 1: American Colonies to 1763
A new era of freedom (this did NOT drive European explorations of the Americas)
Began as: the search for sea routes for trade with Asia, quickly became: conquest for
power (conquest, colonize, exploit resources).
Is Malaysias sedition law politically motivated?
The basic laws of the United States has been outlined in the Constitution since 1787. The
amendments in the Constitution include freedom of speech: the people have the right to state
their opinions on just
Question: Why did Mahinda Rajapaksa lose the Sri Lankan presidential election?
As the U.S. is preparing for the upcoming 2016 election, we as Americans have the duty to choose a new
president after Obama has completed his two terms. But over in Sri Lanka,
Why are Dilma Rousseffs approval ratings slipping?
Being a nations leader is difficult, especially when there are issues to resolve and people to keep
content. President Maduro of Venezuela is currently facing falling oil prices and debt. But hes
Extemporaneous Speaking Practice Speech
Question: Should Venezuela expand its oil diplomacy initiative?
Most recently we have witnessed the decline in oil prices in the US. We, as consumers, cheer.
But economists and presidents are left to wo
(5 points each)
1. What was the problem with Palestine after the First World War?
Palestine was part of the Ottoman Empire, which was then in the Central Powers during World
War 1. After the First World War, Britain had made a deal with a Russian Jew call