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I cant remember when Grandad was diagnosed with Alzheimers. Its a wretched disease that saps
the happiness out of life, both for him and the people who love him. Ever since that fateful day, its
been downhill for Grandad. He cant remember his
Narrative Writing Assignment
As my train pulls up to Hornsby Station, the creaking gears remind me of the hustle and
bustle of city life. The sea of faces, screeching of car brakes, and the smouldering smog
serve as a reminder
Writing Assignment 5
Mythology was a religion to the Greeks and Romans and served as a means of explaining their world
and the natural phenomena/occurrences within their world. Discuss the validity of this statement by
using several stories read in class.
The Assassination of JFK
The Assassination of JFK is a major event in US history, and it is something that has captivated
the minds and hearts of all Americans. Perhaps why it is has had such a profound impact on history
is due to the mystery and conspira
Writing Assignment 3
How did he drop that ball? said a scout in the crowd with a dumbfounded expression. It
was at that moment when I wanted to crawl up into a ball and hide in the corner. I was
asking myself th
English 1301, 9:30 TR
Point by Point Outline
The benefits of living at home instead of living in a dorm
Thesis: Living at home is more beneficial than living in a dorm because of the comfortability of homecooked food, sleeping in
Ev "counting coup," native warriors earned respect by:
Q raping and pillaging the enemys village.
Q stealing their rival's horses.
g. confronting the enemy at very close range but not resorting to obscene violence.
Q hunting of buffalo on the Great
Race & Politics in Americas Cities
1. The main issue Cory talks about in the interview is how dysfunctional
Newark is. From the riots in 1967 to start it all off, to the murder rate, to the
amount of people living below the pove
THE PHILOSOPHY OF BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
February 14, 2017
THE PHILOSOPHY OF BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
Booker T. Washington was a man with a greater idea of the big picture we call
life. Washington was said to be one of the greatest bl
6 April 2016
What is an American?
America is known as a melting pot we have people from all over the country
that call it their home. America is also known as the land of opportunity. So many people
move here in hop
6 April 2016
My favorite era is the Romanticism Era. I find this era the most entertaining to
read out of most all the others. I think that it took a different person to say the least to
write up some o
Are automobiles really useful? or are they just smoking and pollutant machines without future.
In reality, nowadays we use more automobiles than ever before. Since late 1800s the car has
been continuously developed by a lot of different brands
LECTURE OUTLINE 2 and Complete Notes
The Rise of Industrial America &
Becoming a Modern Society, 1865-1900 (Chapters
16 & 17)
I. Rise of Industry
A. American Industrial Revolution & its
B. Era of the Railroad
C. Innovations & Inventions
Colorado Experience Ladies of the Mine
Freeing aspect for women
Colorado wasnt officially a state during the early 1800s
Gold is found in the Rocky Mountains in 1858/1859 (Pikes Peak Region)
Seemed like an easy way to wealth didnt work out that way
LECTURE OUTLINE 1 and Complete Notes
Conflict & Conquest: The Transformation of
the West, 1860-1900 (Chapter 15)
I. Americans Head West
A. Why? Manifest Destiny
B. American Indians / End of Tribal life
C. The Move West settling the Great
Outline Two Quiz Questions and Answers
1. List two of the six preconditions that aided the rise of industry in America.
- An abundance of natural resources (water, coal, timber, oil, copper iron)
- America had many capitalist investors who were willing to
Outline Three Quiz Questions and Answers
1. What was the outcome of Munn v. Illinois legal battle?
- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the state of Illinois grain elevator laws by stating that
Munn must abide by the set costs.
2. Where was the first Farmers A
Primary Source Argument James Percival
Hypothesis: The author believed that Captain Thornton was not an apt leader for his men
In this journal, it is evident that the author, Dr. Grayson M. Prevost, believed that
Captain Thornton was not a worthy
Outline 10 Quiz Questions and Answers James Percival
1. What do you think about Americas expansionistic mindset known as Manifest Destiny?
I think that due to the context of the time, the Americans were simply playing the game. This was
during the age of
Outline 8 Quiz Questions and Answers James Percival
1. At first, what was Monroes presidency referred to as?
- The Era of Good Feelings.
2. What is popular sovereignty?
- Voters having the real political power; the majority deciding whats best for the cou
Rights of US Citizens
Voting in Federal Elections
To serve on a jury
Bring family members into the country
You can travel with a passport
Run for Federal Office; not Presidential
Eligible for grants and scholarships
Responsibilities of U
Outline 11 Quiz Questions and Answers
1. Why did almost a million Irish people flee to the North America in the latter half of the
- To escape the starvation caused by the Great Irish Potato Famine.
2. What did the term slave power mean?
- A group
Second Midterm Review for U.S. History 1301
(covering chapters 5 7 and 9)
Short Answer Identification
Be prepared to identify the following in terms of who, what, where, when and the
significance of each. Remember, significance will count for at least hal
Final Review for 1301
Part I. Be prepared to write five short answers from each of the A and B lists.
Remember, significance is the most important part.
Henry the Navigator
French and Indian War
Who proposed Field Order No. 15?
William T. Sherman
Depicted in the illustration "The Black Codes in Action" is the southern practice of:
auctioning off the service of black men convicted of vagrancy to whoever would pay the
Field Order No. 15 gave
General Lee surrendered his army to General Grant at the courthouse in
The New York Draft Riot:
turned into violence based on social class and racism.
0 out of 5 points
Early in the war, southern women:
Chapter 11 Quiz
In the 1820s and 1830s, the missions in California:
saw much of their land turned into rancheros.
Henry David Thoreau was jailed after he:
refused to pay his poll tax.
What happened immediately after General Santa Anna seized power of Mexi
Chapter 8 Quiz
The spoils system features a strategy in which:
government jobs are given to supporters of the victorious party.
When Henry Clay tried to make the Bank of the United States a key campaign issue in 1832:
Jackson turned the tables on him by v
Chapter 7 Quiz
In the case of Marbury v. Madison, Chief Justice John Marshall opted to:
acknowledge the legitimacy of Marbury's claim but rule the law authorizing his suit to
be unconstitutional, thus giving everyone a partial victory.
Tecumseh and the pr