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
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
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
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
Dinnerstein Leonard, Reimers David M. Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration. 5th
Edition. Columbia University Press. 2009. New York.
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
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
02.01 Historical Context: Writers React
1620-1728 the colonists arrive in north america
The puritans separated from the Anglican church in the attempt to purify Christianity henc
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
Vocab list #1
1. Assertion: His assertion that he had perfect pitch was refuted (antonym) when he sang
practically tone deaf.
2. Clarity: The clarity of the mountainous view was enhanced as we climbed away from the
How do you feel about the reading demands of the course? What are some important tips
for managing the rigorous amount of reading it requires?
Answer: It is definitely demanding; yet, as long as I keep up with the coursework,
I will surely manage it. Alth