AP Government and Politics
Topic: The Supreme Court and Federalism
Objective: Examine the impact of Landmark Supreme Court Cases on federalism.
Refer to the following sites:
1) Gibbons v. Ogden
a) Facts of C
Romanticism was a widespread movement. In England, it was advanced by
the following writers, among others: Mary Wollstonecraft, William
Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley,
John Keats, William Blake. There were many stran
There are many factors that go into writing a good persuasive essay. For the next few weeks
you will be learning, practicing, and eventually mastering these factors. We will work at a slow pace
to ensure that you can piece together your essay properly. Be
In the years that mark the move from the 18th to the 19th century, roughly
1770 to 1830, there existed a movement in literature that has come to be
called The Romantic Revival. But Revival sounds too gentle; it was much
closer to a Romantic Revolution. In
1. Know the different type of characters: round or flat, static or dynamic
2. Know the definitions of conflict, figurative language, theme, pun, oxymoron
3. List 3 ways to begin an introduction in a persuasive essay
4. List 4 leads of memoir writing, or t
Vacationing at the Beach or in the Mountains
People are always looking forward to their vacation period. There are many
options where to choose. I think that the two most common places people
choose for taking a vacation are the beaches and the mountains.
Writing for an Audience
To Whom This May Concern,
Last evening I dined at your
establishment and while most visits are
positive experiences, I must say that this one
was not. When my meal arrived I found a
foreign object in my food. I brought this to
What freedom, or privilege, did Napoleon take away from the other animals after
his dogs chased Snowball off the farm?
Why did the animals accept Squealer's explanation for Napoleon's change of
mind about the windmill without any questions?
1. Who was Old Major and why did he wish to speak to the other farm animals after Mr. Jones
went to bed?
2. What was the word Major chose to call the other animals?
3. What does Major believe to be the source of all the animals' problems?
Animal Farm Chapter 1
Answer the following questions about Old Major is paragraph form.
Summarize Old Majors speech. Explain about his grievances (things that he
is angry about). What does he want the animals to do? If you were one of
a. Briefly summarize all main points you have made
a.i. What should a reader have learned by reading your research paper?
a.ii. Do NOT introduce any new information
a.iii. Make sure your paper has proven your thesis statement
* Should be wor
12. Jem, Dill, and Scout reenacted the few facts and many peculiar stories they had heard
about the Radleys.
13. Miss Maudie is a neighbor, about the age of Atticus. She is open-minded and enjoys
the childrens company.
14. She thins they have a right to d
1. Atticus Finch: lawyer/ Jem and Scouts father
2. Jean Louise Scout Finch: narrator
3. Jeremy Jem Finch: Scouts brother
4. Calpurnia: the cook
5. Aunt Alexandra: Atticus sister
6. Charles Baker Dill Harris: Jem and Scouts best friend
sloth: slow-moving animal which lives in trees in South and Central America
repugnance: extreme dislike, revulsion
Occidental: of European ancestry; Western
indolent: lazy; resisting activity
The Time Machine Vocabulary
CHAPTERS 1 AND 2
expounding: explaining carefully and in great detail
recondite: deep and difficult
paradox: a statement that seems to contradict common sense but which is
The Victims of the Salem Witch Trials
Hanged on June 10
Bridget Bishop, Salem
Hanged on July 19
Sarah Good, Salem Village
Rebecca Nurse, Salem Village
Susannah Martin, Amesbury
Elizabeth How, Ipswich
Sarah Wilds, Topsfield
Hanged on August 19
Romeo and Juliet Final Exam Review
Dialogue: the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
Narrative Elements Test Review Sheet
Know all parts and what they mean: exposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax,
falling action, resolution, and denouement.
Be able to label the plot pyramid chart.
Point of View:
Know all typ
Think of a time that you wanted something and had to earn it. Explain
WOD-opulent (adj) wealthy or luxurious
Create a coherent sentence using the word of the day
If you believe in God, do you at times lose faith like the boys
STUDYGUIDE - Julius Caesar
What type of play is Julius Caesar
What are the Romans celebrating at the opening of the play?
What does Caesar refuse? How many times? _
What warning does the soothsayer give to Caesar?
Snobbish horse who likes to wear ribbons
Original owner of the farm
_ Takes over as the sole leader
_ The pig who spreads the thoughts of Napoleon, quick talker
_ Always reads the seven commandments to Clover
_ Traded and bought i