5 Themes of Geography
Location where something is
Place - The physical and human factors that make one area
different from another
Human Environment interaction - The ways people affect and are
affected by their environment how people ch
Began in England where the mill system was developed.
Harnessed water and steam to power machines to do human
New jones were created and new products were available
increased demand lead to an increased number of factories
States Rights Issue:
Sectionalism - Loyalty to your region rather than the whole.
Missouri question brings it to a head. (Almost go to war
because of it)
Rising Sectional Differences caused by 3 issues in 1829:
1. Sale of public land
2. Internal Improvem
Which of these had the biggest impact on the establishment of the American nation?
War of 1812 http:/www.ushistory.org/us/21.asp
Washingtons Presidency http:/www.gil
interaction between whites and natives had been fraught with
problems since the first settlers.
Settling west made confrontation inevitable
American desire for land was almost insatiable.
Some tribes moved onto reservations peacefully but othe
Prosecution of Stalin
April 22, 2015
As a Russian Jew, I believe Joseph Stalin, originally known as Iosif Vissarionovich
Dzhugashvili, is the most evil, incarnate, psychotic individual ever to run a country. The
man not onl
Within a world of constant death, merciless labor, and near starvation, the
need for revenge boiled within the prisoners of Treblinka. Rumors spread
through the camps of Jewish uprisings; tales of
AP US History
February 13, 2015
By the end of the 19th century, the United States began thriving to become an
international power. Already being an agricultural and industrial giant, America
turned to imperialism as a means of glob
AP US History
On July 4th, John Adams, the beloved second President of the United States
from 1797 through 1801, and first ever vice president, passed away. Adams was one
of the most influential founding fathers for our country, and was a larg
Through the Eyes of a Southerner
AP US History
November 27, 2015
Its unbelievable that one of the biggest controversies today is whether or not
slavery should exist, because its so clear that it should. As a proud slave owner from
Assignment Four: History
Define and/or explain the following in two sentences or less:
Hovevei Tzion movement in 1881- organizations that had been established with
the aim of furthering Jewish settlement, particularly agricultur
For each of the following Jewish life cycles (Passover, Shavout, Sukkot, Daily Prayer, Bris,
Wedding, Death, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Chanukah) give specific reference to
Israel or Jerusalem.
Passover: After th
1. In a minimum of two paragraphs, identify and explain the importance of Displaced
After the war, the United Nations Relief Rehabilitation Agency set up Displaced
Persons camps in Austria, Hungary, Italy and Ger
1. Describe the criticisms heaped upon Israel by other countries, the press, Islamists,
the United Nations, etc.
Many countries, as well as the press, target Israel and criticize them
constantly. For centuries, anti-Semitism and
Assignment Five: Responses
How did the Jews respond to these changes?
After Hitler and the Nazi Regime took over Germany in 1933, Jewish life was
never the same. Streets were littered with prejudice propaganda, depicting Jews as
1. What motivated these people to risk their lives and that of their family to protect Jews?
Nearly all Jews that survived the Holocaust did so by the selfless assistance of
non-Jews. These ordinary men and women risked their li
Based on the readings, write a letter to a friend in America describing life in the ghetto.
Include your family, education, daily routine etc.
Last September, of 1939 Hitler ordered that all of the Jews be expelled f
Key Terms- Page 173
Civil rights- policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or discriminatory
treatment by government officials or individuals.
Fourteenth amendment- forbids the states from denying to anyone equal
Civil Liberties- individual legal and constitutional protections against the
Bill of Rights- the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, which define such basic
liberties as freedom of religion, speech, and press and guara
Write an essay discussing the principal events and factors responsible for the
decision to call a constitutional convention in Philadelphia in 1787.
Following the United States independence from Great Britain, the Articles
1. Who, according to Mills, are the members of the power elite?
The power elite consists of those who are in the position to make major decisions in
our society, which can result in serious consequences. The consequences result in
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