Oct 9 2016
Who Deserves the Ohio River Valley?
I believe the colonists deserve to inhabit the Ohio River Valley because of the reasons
proposed during their presentation, such as the fact that the colonists have made successf
Katie Quinn, Lilly Schickedanz, Erin Splaine, and Gayatri Gupta-Casale
AP US History 1
7 October 2016
Who deserves the Ohio Valley- natives
better farming techniques
Constantly oppressed, deserve land
Population dying out; need a safe haven
Chapter 1: The collision of cultures
The discovery of the Americas
There were people living in the Americas before Christopher Columbus got there. They
had their own cultures and ideas.
Interactions between natives and Europeans led to an e
AP US History
26 August 2016
The arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World was interpreted differently by
many historians. Some thought of Columbus arrival as a gift to humanity, bringing new food
World War I
Policy of glorifying power and keeping a prepared army for wars
Keep strong army, navy, and build armaments
Designed originally to keep peace but led to war
Bismarck wanted to isolate France - - led to the Trip
The Cold war
In the aftermath of WWII, the Soviet Union and the U.S rise as the two major super
Moving forward, each of these nations had conflicting ideologies and goals for a post
war world that will define the future decades
Stalin and Soviet Russia signed a Non- Aggression Pact with Fascist Germany August, 23, 1939.
Why did they sign this?
Sept 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland using blitzkrieg
May - June, 1940 - France falls to Germany
Summer 1940 - May 1941 - Batt
Spread of Communism
The U.S reacted to the spread of Communism by trying to develop their own spheres
of influence in Asia and contain communism to China
Cold War Events in
1. Korean War
2. Vietnam War
3. Cuban missile crisis
4. Civil war in Nicarag
Imbalance between Soviet satellite nations governments and Soviet power
Split with China
Soviet Leader: Khrushchev - maintain relationship with China
Chinese Leader: Mao
The Chinese would not follow the Soviets lead as they had e
Military leaders who report only to Emperor Hirohito gain control of Japan
Hideki Tojo - Military Leader
Japanese version of fascism
Wanted pacific empire to satisfy growing population and industry - attacked
Manchuria and China
Rape of Nanjing
Dividing line through Germany between Eastern and Western Europe
Eastern Europe was under the control of Stalin who broke the promise to allow free
elections - Satellite Nations
Western Europe under the capitalistic, democratic sway
Germany after WWI
New democratic govt = Weimar Republic
blamed for Treaty of Versailles
To pay expenses of war, Germany printed more money - led to paper money losing
1914- 1918 - rise in new democracies and overthrow of old absolu
Fall of Communism
Perestroika - economic restructuring to combat long lines for groceries, and
inefficiency in farms and factories based on lack of motivation
Gorbachev also urged end to the arms race and greater democracy in Soviet Union
In Poland, Polis
Balance of Power
Leaders wanted to weaken France, but not severely punish
France remained the same size as pre-Napoleon era (1790), kept some overseas
possessions, its army, and an independent government.
How is this different than the Treaty of Versaille
The step in the eight-fold path that American teenagers would have most trouble
with is Use the Right Conduct.
This is because most teenagers dont listen to the old adage Think before you
Many high school children cave into peer pressure without th
You would never see a Spartan sleeping on a mattress.
I like to enjoy myself and be comfortable which would only be possible in
However, one of the most important reasons that Athens is superior to Sparta
because of the great art and science that
There were many types of weapons used in Medieval Europe.
Knights usually carried swords, lances, and wore armor.
Many soldiers didnt wear armor, and used weapons such as battle-axes.
There were also archers with bows and arrows.
Knights generally had the
One of the most recognized heroines for France was Joan of Arc.
Joan of Arc supposedly had visions from God telling her to recapture the French lands
from the English.
She was sent by King Charles VII to the city of Orleans, which was under siege by the
In Hindu society, citizens wanted protection after death, as well.
Only the priests knew the correct rituals and knew the Vedas.
They could help guide a soul through after life and reincarnation.
In addition, the priests taking most importance in Hindu so
The Eastern Front of World War II was where most of the fighting and casualties took
No Simple Victory: World War II In Europe 1939-1945 also explains the mistakes of
World War I that caused World War II.
By reading Davies book, people can learn ho
Over the years, weapons improved and a knights armor became useless, so a better form
of armor was made for the knights, called plate mail. Even so, when gunpowder weapons
were invented, armor only slowed knights, and knights had no advantage over their
Battering rams were used to break down doors of fortresses.
Catapults could fire missiles over the walls and could cause a lot of damage.
Because soil could stop such weapons better than stone, defenders made their fortresses
out of low walls made from ea
If I to choose between Athens and Sparta, I would decide to live in Athens.
This is because I would have greater freedom in Athens than in Sparta.
All male citizens living in Sparta go through rigorous physical training starting from the
age of seven.
The Aryan warriors were originally on the top of the social ladder, but were eventually
replaced by priests in Hindu society.
This fact can tell a lot about both civilizations.
The reason that the warriors were most important in Aryan society was that the
The Constitution Today Reading:
Madison even declares that government would be unnecessary in men were angels, and
that checks and balanced on government would be unnecessary if angels governed men.
Madison argues that in order for man to rule man, there
The debate turns to the topic of Social Security.
Gingrich clarifies his plan to make Social Security a trust fund independent from politics
so a President cant threaten to withhold checks.
Paul says that government involvement in health care increases he
Ronald Dworkin addresses Cheryl Hopwoods claim that her rights were violated by
saying that Hopwood never had a right to receive higher institution.
Dworkin says that universities can set their own criteria for admission and that those
criteria do not hav
Paul says self-deportation is not practical because a good economy encourages workers to
Paul also says that the U.S.
border is not well-managed.
Gingrich says that Romney is anti-immigrant.
Romney defends himself by saying he wants t
Obamas comments in 2007 about executive power are inconsistent with his actions in
Libya because he originally stated that George Bush expanded executive power too much
because he used the military without Congressional approval.
However, Obama did the sa
The standard for obscenity that Judge John Woolsey established in the case involving
James Joyces Ulysses is that the works effect on an average reader is considered when
deciding whether or not the work is obscene.
The new obscenity test that Justice Bre