GILDED AGE AND PROGRESSIVE ERA
Era of Good Stealings
Boss Tweed/ Tweed Ring - New York
Credit Mobilier scandal - congress bribes, tainted
Whiskey Ring - robbed treasury, tainted executive branch
Grant overlooking corruption
April 21, 2016
Period 1: 1491 - 1607
Native american migration and settlement of North America, form complex societies by
adapting to and transforming their environments
Contact between Europeans, Native Americans and Africans - Col
British colonization of North America
Marylands Act of Toleration
Barbados slave code
North (squatters, outcasts) & S
DRESS IN CLOTHES LAID OUT and flip flops
Monday, June 13
giant breakfast. eggs, toast, and bring morning bun AND BEEF JERKY.
10:00 AM - Meet at Acalanes
10:15 AM - Depart Acalanes
~12:00 PM - Lunch at Gi
AP Statistics Statistician ID #2 ' ' ~ ’ Last Name Initial:
Chapter 6 Test 60 4 Period: , '
Part 1: Multiple Choice. Circle the letter corresponding to the best answer. FOUR (4) points each!
Part2: Free Response (4 points grifpoints per part)
Money in Elections
"Legal theories are one thing. Political realities are another" (Big Sky, Big Money). The
argument that money doesn't have a corrupting force under today's laws doesn't hold true. Firstly,
the "8 word" rule that supposedly dis
The NCdoubleA has always upheld a system in which some student-athletes receive
college scholarships in exchange for playing on the college's team. But we believe that the
NCdoubleA should change its rules and that colleges should actually PAY these athle
China Section 2
1. Deng Xiaoping famously described the Chinese socialist market economy as "Socialism with
Chinese characteristics". What did he mean by this?
Deng's 'reform and open up' program expanded China's presence in the global economy,
Money and Monetary Policy Reading
1. Give reasons why Andrew Jackson should/not remain on the $20 bill. Propose an alternative.
Many argue Jackson should not stay on the $20. He used brutal methods (massacres,
unjust treaties) to acquire Native
Evaluating Obama's First Term
1. Describe the challenges Obama faced in his first term of office
As he took office, the US was barraged by a cascade of bad news. Obama faced "the
worst economic crisis in a century," with the stock markets down m
Iran Section 2
1. What role has oil played in Iran before the Revolution and after?
After the British discovery of Iranian oil in 1908, it established the Anglo-Iranian Oil
Company. Oil revenues have grown steadily (in 1979, oil was 97% of Irans
Post-Finals Russia Packet Homework
1. Civil society in Russia, 2004-2015
In the last few decades, Russia's rising middle class, has become to play a role in politics.
The middle class rose in the 1970s-80s, temporarily collapsed with the USSR, t
1. 1998's Devolution was "a long time in coming" because the UK was never an extremely
cohesive political unit. Scotland's tumultuous history includes periods when it was closer to
France and Norway than England, and during the 17th century Scot
Winter Break HomeworkRussia
Read pp 221-238 (mid way through first column). print out/write out the following questions
and respond to them:
1. Describe the changes Khrushchev brought to Stalinist Russia.
At the Twentieth Party Congress, Krushch
1. Summarize 5 separate arguments the Anti Federalists presented against the Constitution
contained in Anti-Federalist 17, 46, 70, 78 and 84 [you may bullet point].
17) - "this [new] govt is to possess absolute and uncontrollable powerswith respect to
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by N. Gréﬁay (“lambs/s;
THE MEANENG OF MONEY
What is money? This might seem like an odd question. When you read that bil~
lionaire Bill Gates has a lot of money, you know what that means: He is so rich that
he can bu
Hoover vs. FDR: Who was more
-Need for regulation. What was
What convictions or ideological
Doctrine of associationalism
POUR: Presidents Organization for
Hoovers unprecedented mea
-Prime minister: head of the majority
party in the House of Commons
-Cabinet: MPs chosen by the Prime
-Shadow cabinet: MPs from minority
party, rally behind opposition leader
- PM is head of governme
We know fairly little about the biodiversity of the worlds marine and
The greatest marine biodiversity occurs in coral reefs, estuaries and
the deep ocean floor.
Biodiversity is higher near the coast and surface because o
We have depleted and degraded some of the earths biodiversity and these
threats are expected to increase.
Use Value: For the usefulness in terms of economic and ecological services.
Nonuse Value: existence, aesthetics, bequest for future gen
Species can become extinct:
Locally: A species is no longer found in an area it once inhabited but is
still found elsewhere in the world.
Ecologically: Occurs when so few members of a species are left they
no longer play its ecological role.
AP Comp Gov: US Section 3
1) Look at Article II Sections 2 and 3. Choose three powers that YOU think are most
significant and explain why.
Commander and Chief of Army, Navy and Militia: He controls the military forces of the country, so
he can declare war
The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the
place.- James Madison.1 A debate has raged on over the topic of Congressional term