Citizenship is the common thread that connects all Americans. We are a nation bound not by
race or religion, but by the shared values of freedom, liberty, and equality.
Citizenship offers many benefits and equally important responsibilities. By applyin
AP Government Final Exam Review
All politics is local - phrase coined by former speaker of the house Tip ONeill
and refers to how the behaviour of congressmen and women on the local level
was the determining factor of the way voters perceive their repres
Born February 12, 1809 in
Hardin County, Kentucky.
Presidential term 1861-1865.
He was mostly self educated,
with only a year of formal
Served as a captain in Illinois
He was the president during
the Civil War.
Model YLI Congress
IN THE YLI CONGRESS
Be it enacted by the Members of the YLI Congress
2 of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. TITLE.
The Anti Cyberbullying Act of 2015
SECTION 2. PURPOSES
On December 7th, 1941 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the United States Naval base was under
surprise attack by the Japanese military. Though there were multiple contributing factors to
Japans decision, the establishment
AP U.S. History 5
European Exploration and Spanish Dominance
During the 16th century in Europe, the Europeans set out for exploration and the Spanish
rose in power. Europeans began to explore and expand out into the world because of
After the Civil War through the early 20th century in the United States, the nation began
to expand control overseas through imperialism. Among the several reasons of American
imperialism, global competiti
September 4th, 2015
First Impressions of the New World
On October 12th, 1942, Christopher Columbuss two month voyage that changed the
world came to an end when reaching land in the West Indies. Upon exploring the lands and small
Unit 8: Study Guide
1. Adventure, improvement of economic conditions, greater social and political freedom.
2. After the American Revolution (1783), after the war of 1812, era of manifest destiny
(1830s-1840s), and after the Ci
1. War Hawks:
a. Western settlers who advocated war with Britain because they hoped to acquire Britain's
northwest posts and because they felt the British were aiding the Indians and encouraging them to
Unit 8 Preview
Section 1 Vocab:
a. The application of scientific discoverie to industry.
b. Electricity sparked the new industrial age.
2. Samuel F. B. Morse
a. Inventor of electric telegraph in the 1830s and 184
Unit 11 Review Cont
1. Wendell Wilkiea. Wall Street businessman and lawyer.
b. Roosevelts opponent in the election.
2. A. Philip Randolpha. African American black labor leader.
b. Instituted a march in Washington in July of 19
Unit 9: Imperialism and World Power
1. direct primary
a. a nominating election in which voters choose the candidates who will later run in a
b. Wisconsin adopted the direct primary in 190
Culture and Society of 18th Century England
The High Culture of 18th Century
High Culture: literary and artistic world of the educated and wealthy ruling classes
Consisted of the world of theologians, scientists, intellectuals, philosophers, a
1. Henry VIII and the Church of Englandand the Counter Reformation
2. Essential Question: In terms of religious divisions, what roles does politics play?
3. Things I found interesting:
a. Henrys marriage drama
It is interesting to see to what exte
Henry VIII: Tyrant or Victim?
King Henry VIII of England is notorious as a haughty, impudent, and abrasive man who
had little respect for women. For centuries he has been labeled a tyrant and barbarous king. Most
layman assume that because he ha
The Gin Act of 1751 in was put into place in eighteenth-century England as a way
of restricting and confining the rapid production of gin after the Glorious Revolution in
1688. Prior to the act placed in 1751, there was the Gin Act of 1736 that imposed a
Chronology: The French Revolution
Assembly of notables
Nation Assembly (Constituent
Meeting of Estates General
Formation of Nation Assembly
June 17, 1789
Tennis Court Oath
June 20, 1789
Fall of Bastille
July 14, 1789
Battle of Waterloo March, 25 History Magazine
In this article Marc Skulnick analyzes Napoleon Bonapartes return for exile and the
Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18th, 1815. It is noted for being
Napoleon Bonapartes last batt
The Black Legend
La Leyenda Negra, or the Black Legend, is a term that has tarnished the country of
Spain ever since the fifteen century. The negative term suggests an anti-Spainish view of Spains
imperialism and expansion. While the term officially ori
Retreat from Democracy: The Authoritarian and Totalitarian States
I. The apparent triumph of liberal democracy in 1919 proved extremely short-lived. By1939,
only 2 major states (France and Great Britain) and several minor ones (Low Countries, the
1. Where did you grow up?
-Born in Ireland
-Lived in Vietnam
-Moved to China
-Moved to Ivory Coast
-Spent 3 years in each country except Ireland
-Went to France because there was a political event in the Ivory Coast
-More sociable, not clich about people,
February 13, 2012
For my diversity reflection I interviewed two individuals with significantly different
backgrounds. The first, was my friend Florian Marin who is a student studying abroad from
France at Xavier this sem
September 20, 2011
Hooking Up Reflection
The Hooking Up presentation was interesting and important for students entering their
first months of college because often times many freshmen have this preconceived notion that
they must experiment
Aaron Copland entered the world of orchestral music as a young composer in the 1920s when
the very word modern was exciting. The air was charged with talk of new tendencies, and the
password was originalityanything was p
Using Primary Sources
(taken from Reading Reminders: Tools, Tips, and Techniques, by Jim Burke and
Primary source documents include maps, documents, reports, photographs, letters, diaries,
posters, and recordings created by
HW September 5, 2012
1.Describe the serpent.
The serpent convinces Eve that it is okay to eat from the tree (cunning).
2.What divine appellation does the serpent use?
3.When and why does the woman and mans feeling about nudit
February 25, 2010
Response to How to Tell a True War Story
Links to Primary Sources about War
World War II
Eyewitness to World War II
Library of Congress Guide to World War II Materials for Researchers
Poster Art of World