From the Wood reading.
1. How did the geography of the Arabian Peninsula lead to conflict?
The desert geography left different clans constantly fighting for scarce natural resources such as
water and food.
2. How was Mecca able to become a domi
Social Studies Warm Up
a. I would rather be a free black
living in the South because I
would have some laws and I
wouldnt be treated like property
as a slave on a southern
I think slave revolts were rare
during slavery because many
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b.Where and what they live in, and how much
money they make daily
c. Carnegie knew that his bridges would be better
if they were made out of steel
d.Carnegie and Rockefeller both took control of
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Things Well Need For The Civil War
Weaponry (Guns, Muskets, Bullets, etc.)
My greatest weakness would be my sympathy for
others. For example, itd be very hard for me to kill
The Sons of Liberty
The Sons of Liberty were some of the most important
American colonists in US history. The Sons of Liberty was an
organization of American colonists that was created in the
Thirteen American Colonies. The secret society
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John F. Kennedy Notes
The Space Program
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy began a dramatic
expansion of the U.S. space program and committed
the nation to the ambitious goal of landing a man on
the moon by the end of the decade. In 1957, the
For this years National History Day project, I decided to choose
John F. Kennedys influence on American citizens. I believe that John F.
Kennedy positively and negatively influenced the lives of American
citizens with his exploration of the Space Program
In Memory of Justin Michael Thomas
August 30th, 1862
Yesterday was probably the worst day of my life! If you dont know yet, my
little boy, my first born, my proud little soldier, was shot and killed yesterday while
he was fighting in the Second Battle of
My View On Virginias
May 3rd, 1861
Secession from The Union
I can remember it vividly like it was yesterday, well more
so a month ago. Anyways, it was April 4th, 1861, in which the
Virginia secession convention votes 89-45 against an ordinance
I believe that the Louisiana Purchase had a
greater economic impact on the nations. The
Louisiana Purchase had a great impact on trade,
now that America had access to New Orleans and
the Mississippi River, this helped merchants,
farmers, and many other pe
I chose section 20.5: Living Condition of Slaves to make my quilt because
it was very interesting and when I read it I could already visualize what the
cabins would look like. What peeked my interest the most was how some
cabins would have up to 10 to 12
Was Slavery A Great Economic Practice
or A Great Moral Wrong?
I believe that slavery was a great economic
practice due to the cotton gin. The cotton gin made
cotton a hugely profitable cash crop in the South.
Cotton brought new wealth to the South. Robert
My Beliefs On Slavery
February 1 st, 1861
Slavery is one of those topics that confuse me sometimes.
Slavery made it hard for me to make a decision on whether Im
against it or in favor of it. Now I believe that slavery is somewhat
a moral wrong, however, i
Sons of Liberty Notes
1. Who were the Sons of Liberty?
The Sons of Liberty was an organization of American
colonists that was created in the Thirteen American Colonies.
The secret society was formed to protect the rights of the
1. Bundy, McGeorge. "National Security Action Memoranda [NSAM]: NSAM
183, Space Program of the United States." - John F. Kennedy Presidential
Library & Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2016.
Annotation: This set of presidential papers tells
This is an image of the town where I grew up after I moved to Manassas.
Yes, its a lot smaller than the house I live in now, but my parents werent all that
rich. They earned a decent amount of money which was enough to feed me, my
brother, and my sister a
Did the Benefits of Industrialization Outweigh the Cost?
The benefits of industrialization definitely
outweighed the costs. The cost of industrialization
included hard working conditions and environmental
downgrades but ultimately industrialization offere
Andrew Jackson Eulogy
June 15th, 1845
Good morning everyone! Its very hard to believe that it has already been a
week without Andrew, or as most of us called him Old Hickory. Me and Andrew
met way back in the day, I believe between 1767-1768, but we were
Bloodiest day of the Civil War
In Washington County, Maryland
I'm seeing the pain, seeing the pleasure
45,000 soldiers engaged, 1,000 killed, 8,000 wounded
Id love for this war to be over, tonight and always,
Four scores and seven years ago, Abraham Lincoln was known as the Great
Emancipator, and I strongly believe this. An emancipator is someone who frees
others from restraints. I believe this based upon his numerous speeches, letters, and
Biography of Mason George Thomas
On March 7th, 1811, Mason George Thomas was born to
Christopher and Natalie Thomas in Fremont, Virginia. On March 3rd,
1820, the Missouri Compromise was passed, and Mason just looked
at it as more slave states to join the
The Old Grandfather and The Wise Old
Woman Comparision/Contrast Essay
The Old Grandfather and The Wise Old Woman are
heartwarming folk tales thatll make you think how well you treat the
elderly. After reading or listening to these two folk tales, you can