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World History: Life in the Japanese Edo Time Period

Notes: Period between 1603 and 1867 Japan was under the rul of the Tokugawa shogunate and 300 regional daiymo. Most people were peasants, farming staple crops. However, an elite group of men were samurais. Samurais were in charge of protecting the feudal lords and their lands. They enjoyed a rich life. They lived according toContinue reading “World History: Life in the Japanese Edo Time Period”

APA History Class Work Schedule

World History: Period 1: Expansion and Isolation – 09/29/2021 UN Declaration in Eurasia – 09/29/2021 Participation is graded weekly Wold History Test – 09/27/2021 Period 6: UN Declaration – 09/30/2021 Participation is graded weekly Test – 09/27/2021 Euraisa Vocabulary – 10/19/2021 A Day in… – 10/19/2021 United States History: Period 2: Own Declaration of IndependenceContinue reading “APA History Class Work Schedule”

Articles of Confederation

Introduction: With the introduction of the Declaration of Independence, the continental congress recognized the need to establish guideline for a new government. Congress’s overriding concern to insure that the government was not as strong as centralized body similar to the British Parliament. With that in mind, the Articles of Confederation were drafted and adopted, providingContinue reading “Articles of Confederation”

History Day!

History Day is an annual competition where a person or team presents a chosen history topic to a team of judges.  Theme: The theme for 2022 is: Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.  Information: We will have the preliminary competition in the first week of November. Everyone will participate. The top team fromContinue reading “History Day!”

APA US and World History Welcome + Class Expectations

Hello! Below is the presentation I shared with you concerning the expectations for this class. I hope you enjoy this class as much as I enjoyed meeting all of you. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask me. Check this website regularly whenever you need help knowing what work we have doneContinue reading “APA US and World History Welcome + Class Expectations”

Declaration of Independence Study Guide

As part of the APA US History class expectations, you are expected to memorize the first two sentences of the Declaration of Independence. But why is the Declaration of Independence so important? The Declaration of Independence was the first time that a nation’s people asserted their right to choose their own government. The Declaration statesContinue reading “Declaration of Independence Study Guide”

Lesson: Harrison Bergeron

After reading the nonfiction book,The Road to Serfdom write what you have learned about what some thinkers believe will happen in a world of central planning. Now you will analyze the potential consequences of central planning in a fictional setting. The story of Harrison Bergeron involves a world where, in the United States everyone is equal.Continue reading “Lesson: Harrison Bergeron”

Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.

Whenever you write an essay the meat of info is in the body paragraph. A trick I like to do is write the body paragraph before even writing the introduction. This is what you are going to do as you revise your essay on Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1). Below is a linkContinue reading “Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.”

Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)

Here are some examples to help get started: To communicate better with others. To get paid more. To succeed at the PSAT. To get a better jobs. (actors, teachers, lawyers) To sound professional. To be taken seriously. To express yourself better. To have a better understanding.(books, movies, music) With the ideas given above write downContinue reading “Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)”

Voters Bill of Rights Study Guide

Answer the questions based on the worksheet that was read. Give me two examples of a person who can and a person who can not vote. What are the two options given incase of a mistake being made on your ballot? Who do you have the right to contact for fraudulent election activity? Where canContinue reading “Voters Bill of Rights Study Guide”