15 February 2014
Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1875
A time of great historical significance the Constitutional Convention of 1875, has had a
lasting effect on the United States so much so, it
Distraction from Injustice
Borowski and others like her survived the concentration camps by distracting themselves.
One of the major ways that Borowski survived was by playing soccer. After every
evening meal, people in the concentration camp gathered on
World War II made the Japanese people distressed.
In the excerpt, Life on the Japanese Homefront, from the novel, A Boy Called H, by
Kappa Senoh, the author describes the conditions of life in Japan during WWII from the
perspective of a school bo
Passive House: A Housing Revolution, by Faith Morgan, Sears Recital Hall, 23 October 2013
The film, Passive House, presented the concept of super-insulated, high-efficiency houses
and how they can be used to cut energy costs, both monetarily and environme
In her involvement with the resistance, Mara Celestina Baln lost her entire livelihood.
Before Balns involvement with the resistance, she led a fairly peaceful life; she got
married to a nice man and had children. Then, once the situation began
A Change in Understanding
In the piece entitled A Dutch Anatomy Lesson in Japan, Sugita Gempaker learned that
his understanding of human anatomy was faulty, and the knowledge of that information made
him seek the truth of human anatomy.
When Sugita Gempak
India, according to Dutt, suffered from poverty and famine under British rule because of
excessive and unpredictable taxes, indefensible redistribution of wealth, and a government
isolated from its people.
India, under the iron fist that was the East Indi
Injustice in Iraq
The events surrounding the abduction of Kubbas brother were brutally unjust.
Kubbas brother, Amer, was abducted by the secret police under command of Saddam
Hussein. At the time of his abduction, he was observing the street demonstrators
Natural Selection in Societal Opportunities
John Stewart Mill, in his argument titled The Subjection of Women, say that the
reduction of the rights of women is out-of-date by first showing that reducing rights is out-ofdate, and then showing tha
Russian Rites, by Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff, the Schuster Center, 26 September 2013
The Rites of Spring concert was an amazing event. Every bit of it impressed me beyond
belief, which I knew it would from the moment I stepped in the building. Upon cross
The Woman Question
In the early 20th century, women faced many challenges, but developed several ways of fighting
In the 20th century, and indeed long before then, women were confined to the limits of the
house in which they lived. Women
Book review guide
1. Madison: Virginia Plan- Proportional representation, government must be powerful
enough to be effective and control unruly factions in the society, but not so powerful as to
be effective and to interfere with the legitimately libertie
Review Sheet for test (March 2016)
Topics: Stem Cells & Cloning
Stem Cells: ( review Shannon, Meilaender, ONeil & worksheet)
3 main types/categories of Stem cells
Which types are considered pluripotent
Catholic Churchs position on all forms of stem cell r
Final exam study guide
1. Andrew Jackson had many ideas that became the basis of the Democratic Party at that
time. He champions the idea that the people are the sovereign and that their ideas
should prevail. He instills the idea that there should be no p
1. They brought the idea of the Bill of rights, mixed government, no absolute ruler,
parliamentary rulers, the king is under the law, and the entitlement of certain rights. The
Puritans came to the new world because they were persec
Exam two study guide
Multiple choice questions
American Revolution- Americans- knew the land, British were spread out all over the
world., wanted to just out last the British; British- world class army/navy, they had
numbers; wanted to go down the rivers,
a) Draw two common
b) Sketch a circle internally
tangent to both circle P to
internal tangents to circles R circle Q
2. True or False? An angle inscribed in a semicircle must be a right angle.
3. a. Find AB
4. B is a point of tangency. If
The Great Dehumanization
The Great War was dehumanizing and destabilizing to civilians and soldiers.
The dehumanizing and destabilizing effect of the war on soldiers is plain to see. In the
trenches and shell holes of Combles, soldiers were made to sit al
The cost of colonization of Africa by the Europeans was a loss of humanity in the
Europeans, and the denial of humanity upon the Africans.
The European colonist in Africa were made to lose their humanity by means of the rubber
industry. Officials and supe
Living Better Lives
Bill Bryson, in his book, Im a Stranger Here Myself, tell people how to live their lives
better so that they can lead healthier lives for themselves and the environment.
One way Bryson tells people to they can live better lives is by t