1. Read the background information carefully.
2. Read through the passage at a good pace;
dont rush, and make sure you understand
what is being said.
3. At the end of the passage, think about what
the main idea was or t
The early 1900s was a time of change for America. While previously challenged with
many different social issues, the new century encouraged the improvement and resolution of
many problems, such as womens suffrage. Florence Kelley was one influential refor
Thesis: Bannekers mastery of rhetorical strategies helps make his argument against slavery all
the more convincing.
In the letter, Banneker utilizes direct quotation of various pieces of writing in order to
substantiate his position on the issue of slaver
As its name suggests, the United States of America is a country that was built upon the
idea of uniting many parts into one whole. Thomas Paine, in his book Rights of Man, comments
that although it is a seemingly impossible task, Americas government is ab
Period 5 Vermillion
As the era of technology continues, people are forced to adapt in order to reap all of its
benefits. Schools in particular are straying further away from using pencils and paper, since the
children of every new