Essay on the 1920s
By: Katie Pittington
My name is Katie, and I am a flapper. Flappers were originated in the 1920s and are known for
woman who wear shorter skirts, and more makeup. Most flappers are woman who go out to
local places to dance to jazz music
A New Kind of War
I am an American Relief worker and currently I am working in a hospital for the wounded
soldiers coming out of the war. I am 18 years of age and I was put into this service because they
The Attack on Pearl Harbor
By: Kathryn Pittington
The ground starts to shake as you grab the pole for stability, your mind starts to race, should you stay or
should you start running, you begin to hear the pleading cries of others, and then someone yells
Dear, Pen Pal
My name is Katie and I am from Paris, France. I immigrated to the United States of America
about a year and one month ago from today. I came to the United States of America so I could
receive a better education, my parents felt that it was n
Practice AP Exam
Student Name: Rocita
Feb 17, 2017
Please send this
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Pre-DP AP English Language and Composition
February 21, 2017
Journalist, Shahrukh H. Khan, in his editorial article, Paying College Athletes,
formulates an argument for reimbursing school athletes. Khans sole purpose is to co
Chapter 18, Revolutions of Industrialization, 1750-1914, Study Guide
Read pp. 825-839. Complete the questions 1-13.
Explaining the Industrial Revolution
1. Explain why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Europe first rather than
2. What does
Checklist for Chapter 20-Colonial Encounters, 1750-1914
TUESDAY Homework: due Block Day 2/23 or 2/24, at the beginning of class
Review the Chapter 20 outline on eCampus before beginning your reading. You may also want to print this out.
Assess the importance of ideology for rulers of twentieth century single-party states.
To what extent was Lenin successful in achieving his aims?
Analyze the successes and failures of the political career of Lenin?
The aims and pol
May 2006 #5
1. Assess the importance of ideology for rulers of twentieth century single-party states.
Heres how ideology was important and then heres ho
Topic: Emergence of Authoritarian States
Prescribed Content: Conditions in Which Authoritarian States Emerged
Food shortages which lead to about one million deaths by famine
Inflation from 1914 to lenins siege of the Winter Palace in 191
Likely Prompt: What were the successes and failures of Hitlers regime? (Shayaans
Thesis: The successes of Hitlers regime mainly involved his short-term fulfillment of his
promises and his domestic policies geared towards solving Germa
Cold War Key Terms *include brief summary and dates*
*=ones to study for essay test/relating to Origins of Cold War through 1949
*Marshall Plan (1948?): (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American
initiative to aid Western Europe in wh
Cold War Theses
Post-war enmity was the product of longer term ideological differences. To what extent
do you agree with this statement on the origins of the Cold War up to 1949?
a. I strongly agree with the statement that post- wa
A. Cold because no fighting
1. Period of sustained tensions- rivalry, mistrust, sustained hostility
2. Ideological differences- West vs East
3. No real war because nuclear holocaust would result- mutually assured destruction
B. Many developm
TEAM OF RIVALS DORIS KEARN GOODWIN
2nd reading, pp. 180 -210
1. What did the Know Nothing party stand for?
They fought to delay citizenship for the new immigrants and bar them for voting. They
were also anti-slavery and anti-Catholic.
2. In the 1840s and
The Second American Revolution by Marc Leepson Study Guide
1. What was the dispute Britain? What was the main issue?
Dispute over Britains refusal to respect American sovereignty on the high seas. Main issue was the
impressment of thousands of American sa
American Slavery: 1619-1877
Chapter 5: Antebellum Slavery: Slave Life
1. Why were slaves in the American South more restrictive than in other areas of the
Paternalistic southern masters interfered in the daily life of their slaves mor
TEAM OF RIVALS DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN, PART 1
1. What qualities does Goodwin say contributed to Lincolns greatness?
Lincolns greatness comes from his acute understanding of the sources of power inherent
in the presidency, his ability to keep his governing c
JACKSON AND THE BANK
1. Why does Jackson kill the BUS? (2 reasons)
Thought it was unconstitutional and that it created an aristocracy of money.
2. What was the impact of his veto on grounds other than the Constitution?
Claimed for chief executive the righ
A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol Berkin
Chapter 8 The Battle for Ratification (p. 169-190)
1. Create a chart of the individuals named and their stance on the Constitution:
The March of Folly by Barbara Tuchman
1. What is Tuchmans thesis?
Mankinds worst performance is in its forms of government and governing decisions.
2. What are the four types of misgovernment?
Tyranny or oppression, excessive ambition, incom
1. What is Thurgood Marshalls thesis?
Marshall believed that the government devised by the Constitutional Convention was defective from the start,
requiring several amendments, a civil war, and momentous social transformation to atta
The History of Latin America by Marshall C. Eakin
1. What ten Latin American nations achieved independence between 1776 and
USA, Haiti, Mexico, United provinces of Central America, Gran Colombia, Peru, Chile,
Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.
MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA QUESTIONS
PAGE INTRO 31
1. Who was Warren Burger? (Hint: He was much more than Chairman of the
He was Chairman of Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States
Constitution and Chief Justice in 1969.
A Brilliant Solution by Carol Berkin
Chapter 1 The Call for a Convention (pp. 11-29)
1. What was written into most state constitutions?
They had a guarantee of citizens right
2. What advantages of membership in the British Empire had been lost to America?
The Greatness of George Washington
Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different
Gordon s. Wood
1. What affected nearly everything Washington did?
Washington was well aware of his reputation and his fame earned as the
commander in chief of th
Rethinking the Revolution
1. Why are people drawn to the Civil War? (multiple reasons)
The slaughterhouse aspect, both sides mobilized their resources at
scale of World War II, many soldiers survived to tell many stories,
and the camera ca