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Hunt Albert R. Facing the Facts on Illegal Immigration. New York Tim
Analysis of Benjamin Bannekers letter to Thomas Jefferson against slavery
In the given time period, Americans were encountered with pivotal changes that
impact not only the individuals lives but also fate of the nation. Americans stood in solidarity
01.02 Assessment Template
Document # and Name:
Step 1: Note what you already know about the subject of the document. Use this chart to fill in
information about the excerpt.
It was created during the
Spanish age of
explorations on th
01.09 Introduction to Rhetorical Strategies
Record five rhetorical strategies that Maria W. Stewart uses in her 1832 lecture and explain their effect
on the audience.
Rhetorical Device: Irony
02.05A Evaluating Arguments.
Who is the audience of the Declaration of Independence?
In the first paragraph of the declaration, Jefferson states the reason for writing this document. What
reason does he give?
What is the overall issue, problem, or subject
1. The Onion uses a satirical tone to draw attention to the power of
advertisement in this industry. There is some sly humor throughout the
article that imitates the exaggerated diction advertisers use in real life. The
article goes as far as to make up i
Report: our high schools may not adequately prepare dropouts for
1. This article shames the public school system through expressing the idea
that our students dont have what it takes to be deadbeats. Fundamentally,
this is a strike against th
Where were you born?
Zora Neale Hurston: Well I was born in Eatonville, Florida. Eatonville was an
all black town and was one of the first communities that was all black people
only, no whites.
What are the relations in your family?
Zora Neale H
Part A: Characters
Janie is the main character and is portrayed as really strong and
independent, this is more so reinforced towards the end of the Main character
book. She grows a lot throughout thi
a. I finished all of it in 15 minutes. First I thoroughly read
the passage, then I skimmed through it and remembered
the order of the story, this helped me greatly with the
questions that pertained to certain lines. I will do the
same thing on my next pra
Aberrations- a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected,
typically one that is unwelcome.
All the students felt that the exam had an aberration pertaining to the
Admonitions- an act or action of admonishing; authoritative counsel
On the first passage I answered 6/10 questions correct. The first question I
got wrong was question #34, followed by #37, 38, and 41. These types of questions
were mainly pertaining to what the speaker was trying to get across to the reader.
They were bla
1.11 The Free Response
Cruel. Unjust. Pick your favorite adjective. In his 1791 letter to Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin
Banneker argues that abandoning the attempts to abolish slavery is a flat-out state of hypocrisy. Because
the audience once fought for its
1. Who is the author?
Answer: The author is Jane Goodall, a famous animal rights activist.
2. What expectations does the audience have regarding the text?
Answer: The audience most likely expects to hear justifications as to wh
1. Haughty: The prima donna had a haughty attitude, but her peers justified her cockiness
(synonym) because of her genuine talent.
2. Patronizing: A patronizing tone was inexcusable in a class where the focus was to be
uplifting (antonym), not condescendi
ECONOMICS CHAPTER 1:
Economics is scarcity
Scarcity is the idea that we cannot have everything
Limits are scare resources and theyre hard to find
Money is scarce so is time
People make decisions
Gathering 1 rabbits and 280 berries