Two of my students are English Learner. I have one student who speaks fluent Spanish and English. Because of this I will make sure I pre-teach new vocabulary and give my English learners the opportunity to learn content vocabulary before lessons. During lessons I check in with my English learners to make sure they are able to understand the lesson. I have learned that students in my class are able to read the textbook but many of them have a hard time comprehending what they read. I learned th...
- great depression
The Great Depression in the United States was the worst and longest economy crisis in the history of the modern industrial world. It lasted from the end of 1929 until the early 1940s. It began in the United States and the depression spread to most of the world...
- Capital punishment
- Thomas Jefferson
Sticking true to his Republican ideals, Thomas Jefferson believed in a nation of small farmers, owning enough land to guarantee economic self-sufficiency and personal independence. Independence, political and personal, was the hallmark of republicanism. Jefferson argued that Americans should build their economy around agriculture rather than manufacturing. He suggested that the self-dependency of an agrarian society would directly correlate to an honest, hardworking society whose goals as a n...
- Basics of Kenya
Kenya is located on the east coast of Africa. Kenya is very interesting because of the few cities located in the country. The country has 32 million people which helps with the growth of the economic and cultural features. As you read on, you will learn a lot more.
- klu klux klan
Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is the name of several past and present secret organizations in the United States, mostly in the South, that are best known for advocating white supremacy and acting as vigilantes while hidden behind conic masks and white robes. The first KKK arose in the turmoil after the Civil War. It used terrorism, violence, and lynching to intimidate and oppress African Americans, Jews as well other racial and religious minorities.
The first Klan was founded in 1866 by veterans of th...
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστον (Hol...
- Treaty of Versailles
As WWI concludes and as the population starts to fully recognize the sheer destruction of the War, 2 men strike up a conversation. With the year being 1919 the treaty of Versailles has been released to the public and the two men, one a German nationalist, and the other a French Nationalist discuss this document.
The Frenchman while proud of his country...
- Jacob Riis
Jacob August Riis was born on May 3rd, 1849 in Ribe Denmark, and died on May 26th, 1914 in Barre Massachusetts at the age of 65. He was of Danish descent. He was a journalist, photographer, and social reformer. President Theodore Roosevelt gave him and several others the nickname of muckraker which means undercover reporter. Riis was a police reporter for several New York newspapers. Riis came to America at the age of 21 in 1870.
He is most famous for his book called ...
Prohibition: "The Ignoble Experiment"
The 18th Amendment , considered to be one of the biggest follies of the nation, was brought about with the intent to sincerely help the U.S., but more harm came from it than good. Prohibition, also known as the 18th Amendment , was ratified on January 29th, 1920 and was repealed on December 5th, 1933 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment which nullified prohibition.
The 18th Amendment stated that it was illegal to manufacture, transport, and se...
- The Great Depression Essay
The Great Depression Essay
On October the 24th, 1929 the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) collapsed when millions of shares at inflated prices were offered on sale. Over $50 billions were lost on what was called "Black Thursday" when the stock prices returned to their actual value. Soon after the crash, the entire world economy began a period of deflation; prices and wages dropped as the demand for goods was significantly reduced. Because of this lack of need for goods production halted and se...
The "feminine mystique" that American culture promotes is entirely dependent upon its ideas, beliefs, and needs of the time. American culture has always tended to influence women into doing what the day and age required. After men went to war there was a gap in the work force that needed to be filled. During World War II women were the most available to join the work force. Due to the discouragement to raise families during the Great Depression and the fact that most men of age had entered the w...
- Arthurs Warning
In the 18th century the largest and the most successful merchants lived in Boston at the hub of trade between locals and the international market. Merchants owned and insured ships that carried merchandise throughout the Atlantic world. Most of them became very wealthy and did not hesitate to buy one or more slaves to work as domestic servants and laborers due to the fact that they had little use for them on family farms. A man named Arthur was born in Taunton on January 15th, 1747 in the ho...
- the following factors were all equally important for the failure of the league of nations in the 1930s
In this essay I am going to explain why the league failed in the 1930s. Firstly the self-interest of the leading members didn...
- American Attack On Omaha And Utah Beaches During D Day
American Attack on Omaha and Utah Beaches during D Day
It was 1944, and the United States had now been an active participant in the war against Nazi Germany for almost three and a half years, nearly six years for the British. During that period occurred a string of engagements fought with ferocious determination and intensity on both sides. There is however, one day which stands out in the minds of many American servicemen more often than others. June 6, 1944, D-Day, was a day in which ...