Writing: Release thoughts or hinder the ability to do so?
A paper on whether writing is used for people to express themselves or if it
actually removes the ability to express thoughts.
Social Media: Uniting teens or separating them from the world?
Written Assignment #2: Runaway Slave
The experience of a slave was a horrible one, as slaves were treated as second class
human beings. They were always poorly fed, treated like property, and often died young because
they were never ta
Written assignment #3
Everyone reacts differently to acts of religion. When Mercy Wheeler became ill she
turned to faith and religious revival to heal her of her sickness. She even invited a minister
over to have a revival s
Written Assignment #4
Mao Zedung, the leader of Chinas Communist Revolution and founder of the Peoples Republic
of China in 1949, stated: A revolution is not a tea party; it is an act of violence, by which one class
Written Assignment 10/23
Lighthouses were more than just lighthouses during the early years of the United States.
They were a very big advantage to both the political and economic ways. The lighthouses were
public works project. The g
Credit/ No credit assignment 10-30
The time in-between 1800 and 1850 was a revolutionary time for industrialization.
People began to work more hours and make more money as the technology grew and factories
became prevalent. If I was a
History credit no credit assignment #7
In the antebellum ere, most middle class Americans feared that their country was taking a
turn for the worst. Their country was being succumbed to sinful acts. People
Credit/no credit assignment
Credit/No credit assignment 11-15
Andrew Jackson was seen as American version of napoleon. Jackson used his military
successes as a major campaign piece which led to his election. This homegrown nap
Credit no credit
Credit/No credit 11-20
Slavery and violence were two terms that went common together. Slaves were more than
often mistreated because they were more property than human beings to their owners. James
Reading Question, The Body in the Basement
Physical evidence helps recreate a scenario from the past better than written evidence.
Written evidence cant tell the whole story, as it doesnt explain what happened e
History 161, Frederick Douglass Mid-Term Essay, November 22, 2013, Dr. Jason R. Young
By: Jalyssa Gordon
Slavery in America is often misrepresented due to the lack of first hand sources.
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave,
Copy of Grading Rubric for Essays
Your essay will be graded based in the rubric below.
Levels of Achievement
What key changes in Europe took place in the 15th &
16th centuries that allowed for overseas colonization?
How did European exploration in America impact
What are the similarities & differences among the
What does it mean to say that Europeans
"conquered" the land and peoples of North
What were the advantages & disadvantages of
Spanish, French, & English colonial patterns in
terms of long-term colonization in America?
The Causes of the Civil
At what point was the
Civil War inevitable?
A Growing Conflict
Though slavery was the proverbial spark
that ignited the powder keg, the Civil War
was more of a political and an economic
The South felt that slavery was
Sense (p. ll()~-anil her le\l living like Weasels." What is l)il
lards text about? What have reviewers, critics, and scholars said
about it? Does your research reveal to you any connections to
APPLYING WHAT YOUVE LEARNED
While writing this paper, I found it difficult to stay on track with my original
thesis. As more of my paper developed, my ideas changed and I ended up having to
revise the thesis causing me to have to change the main focus of the w
Coming to the end of this course, I know that I need to go beyond the
guidelines by taking risks and writing what I am going to enjoy writing about. I
chose to work on Essay #2 using the picture/advertisement that I originally wanted
to use. W
Reaction Paper #4
This article is about the Sarcopenia, the age-related decrease in lean muscle
mass, that can alter activity level and affect the quality of life (Garrett, Kirkendall,
and Siparsky, 36). It focuses on the effects ag
History 161, Thoreau Mid-Term Essay, November 13, 2013, Jason R. Young, Ph.D.
By: Jalyssa Gordon
A major topic in nineteenth century America was the issue of freedom. Freedom
in this context meaning being at liberty or one group excelling at the cost of
Societys preconceptions of what is and what is not considered evil have changed
throughout the centuries. Evil is defined as profound immorality, wickedness, and depravity,
especially when regarded as a supern