• Blog 7 Bell 2

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 10/13/2014

    If you believe that United States was right to become imperialist: You work for the President McKinley. Use the information from your textbook and your understanding of American History to explain why America should continue its policy of imperialism.

    If you believe that United States imperialism was devastating: You work for the anti-imperialism league. Use the information from your textbook and your understanding of American History to explain why America should not continue its policy of imperialism.

    Your blog must be at least seven sentences. Remember to edit your writing.

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  • Blog 7 Bell 3 & 4

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 10/13/2014

    We are going to study the presidents in this course.  Look up one of the presidents that served from 1789-1877 and write what you like about his presidency and what you did not like about his presidency.  What did he do well for the country and what harmed the country while he was president.  Do not use Washington or Lincoln.  Your response needs to be 8 sentences.  This blog is due on 10-19-14 at 11:59.  Remember to edit your writing.

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  • Blog 7 Bell 4

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 10/13/2014
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  • Blog 6 Bell 3

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 10/6/2014

    We are going to study about the Constitution of the United States this week in class.  The Constitution has been used effectively in the United States for many years.  One of the reasons the Constitution has been so successful is the amendment process to change the Constitution.  In this week’s blog, you have to create the 28th Amendment to the Constitution.  What would the new amendment be and how would it benefit the country.  Explain why the country needs this new change.  This blog needs to be 10 sentences.  Remember to edit your blog.

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  • Blog 6 Bell 4

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 10/6/2014

    We are going to study about the Constitution of the United States this week in class.  The Constitution has been used effectively in the United States for many years.  One of the reasons the Constitution has been so successful is the amendment process to change the Constitution.  In this week’s blog, you have to create the 28th Amendment to the Constitution.  What would the new amendment be and how would it benefit the country.  Explain why the country needs this new change.  This blog needs to be 10 sentences.  Remember to edit your blog.

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  • Blog 6 Bell 2

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 9/29/2014

    We are going to study the presidents in this course.  Look up one of the 44 presidents and write what you like about his presidency and what you did not like about his presidency.  What did he do well for the country and what harmed the country while he was president.  Do not use Washington or Lincoln.  Your response needs to be 7 sentences.  This blog is due on 10-5-14 at 11:59.  Remember to edit your writing.

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  • Blog 5 Bell 3

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 9/29/2014

    You are living in the one of 13 original colonies in 1776.  Parliament has passed taxes without representation for you to pay.  Are you going to be a loyalist or a patriot.  Write 7 sentences explaining which side you would have been on during the American Revolution.  This blog is due on October 5th at 11:59.

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  • Blog 5 Bell 4

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 9/29/2014

    You are living in the one of 13 original colonies in 1776.  Parliament has passed taxes without representation for you to pay.  Are you going to be a loyalist or a patriot.  Write 7 sentences explaining which side you would have been on during the American Revolution.  This blog is due on October 5th at 11:59.

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  • Blog 5 Bell 2

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 9/22/2014

    In blog 5, you will need to read and analyze a primary source you find.  For each document complete a comprehension summary SKYPE-TAP.  Speaker- who wrote the text? ; Kind of document: what kind of document is it? A book, poem, article, law, letter, etc.; Year: what year or time period was it written? ; Place:  where was the document written and what is being written about? ; Environment: what was happening at the time of the document:; Tone: what tone does the author use in the document?  Is it friendly, personal, snooty, removed, instructive, corrective, etc.; Audience:  who is the intended audience of the document? ; Purpose:  what was the purpose of the document? Why was it written?   This blog is due on 9-27-2014.  Remember to edit your writing.  Your primary source has to be related to the unit of history we are currently studying in class.

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  • Blog 4 Bell 3

    Posted by Jerry Riggs at 9/22/2014
    In blog 4, you will need to read and analyze a primary source you find.  For each document complete a comprehension summary SKYPE-TAP.  Speaker- who wrote the text? ; Kind of document: what kind of document is it? A book, poem, article, law, letter, etc.; Year: what year or time period was it written? ; Place:  where was the document written and what is being written about? ; Environment: what was happening at the time of the document:; Tone: what tone does the author use in the document?  Is it friendly, personal, snooty, removed, instructive, corrective, etc.; Audience:  who is the intended audience of the document? ; Purpose:  what was the purpose of the document? Why was it written?   This blog is due on 9-27-2014.  Remember to edit your writing.  Your primary source has to be related to the unit of history we are currently studying in class.
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