Friday, May 17, 2013

Ameliorate Neville Chamberlain

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentence below, in red.

When adolf hitler demanded the return of the sudetenland to germany british prime minister Neville chamberlain agreed at the 1938 munich conference. 










suggested Answer: 
When Adolf Hitler demanded the return of the Sudetenland to Germany, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain agreed at the 1938 Munich Conference.




Ameliorate Post WWI Disarmament

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentence(s) below, in red.

after world war one the washington naval conference reflected the international attitude of piece threw disarmament






Suggested Answer: 

After World War One, the Washington Naval Conference reflected the international attitude of peace through disarmament.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Ameliorate dictators

Directions: students should correct the sentence(s) below.

after world war one but before World War To several dictators rose two power in europe Adolf hitler in germany and benito mussolini in italy. 



Video: start at 20:30
Suggested Answer: 
After World War One, but before World War Two, several dictators rose to power in Europe: Hitler in Germany and Mussolini in Italy.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Ameliorate the WPA

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentences below, in red. There are missing commas and a missing semicolon (;). 

started in 1935 the works progress administration was part of the new deal many artist's were employed via the WPA and they created beautiful murals.










1. video: tour of some WPA Murals.
2. video: 
2. Video: History Detectives
4. "Lost Murals" of New Bern, NC




Suggested Answer: 
Started in 1935, the Works Progress Administration was part of the New Deal; many artists were employed via the W.P.A., and they created beautiful murals.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Ameliorate Napoleon Bonaparte

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentence below, in red.

The penisular war was a military conflict between france and the allied powers of spain the United Kingdom and portugal for control of the iberian peninsula.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Simon Bolivar


Everything you need to know about Napoleon in five minutes.

SUGGESTED Answer
The Penisular War was a military conflict between France and the allied powers of Spain, the United Kingdom, and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Black Tuesday

Directions: students should correct the sentences below, in red. Here is a list of needed additions: capitalized words, five commas, one semi colon (;) and one colon (:).

  The wall street crash of october 29 1929 also known as black tuesday saw the value of stocks tumble this had dire effects on many parts of the economy businesses closed banks ran out of money and unemployment increased. 








Video: start at 10:45

Suggested Answer: 
The Wall Street Crash of October 29, 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, saw the value of stocks tumble; this had dire effects on many parts of the economy: businesses closed, banks ran out of money, and unemployment increased.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ameliorate the Charleston

Directions: students should grammatically correct the sentence below, in red.

because it's was considered immoral in the 1920's the gleeful dance known as the charleston mocked those favoring prohibition and was often perform by flappers in speakeasies


VIDEO



Suggested Answer:
Because it was considered immoral in the 1920's, the gleeful dance known as the Charleston mocked those favoring Prohibition and was often performed by flappers in speakeasies.





Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ameliorate the Model T

Directions: correct the sentence below, in red; there are five commas missing, several misspelled words, and capitalization needed.

conseeved by henry ford as practical affordable transportation for the common man the model t automobile quickly became prized for it's low cost durability versatility and ease of maintenance.







video :10:15 to 17 minutes 




Suggested Answer:
Conceived by Henry Ford as practical, affordable transportation for the common man, the Model T automobile quickly became prized for its low cost, durability, versatility, and ease of maintenance. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Ameliorate the SCOPES Trial

Directions: students should correct the error filled sentence below, in red.



john scopes a high school science teacher was charge with illegally teaching Darwin theory of evolution in 1925









suggested answer: 
John Scopes, a high school science teacher, was charged with illegally teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution in 1925. 


Ameliorate 1920s

Directions: Students should grammatically correct the following sentences. A semicolon (;) is required. 


The united states experience many social change during the 1920s changes in the country includ the roll of woman prohibition and urbanization

Video  Suggested answer: 
The United States experienced many social changes during the 1920s; changes in the country included the role of women, prohibition, and urbanization.

Ameliorate the American Revolution


Directions: Students should grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. There is a colon needed (:)

The american revolution and french revolution were driven by the ideas of the enlightenment freedom equality and natural rights





Video





Suggested Answer: 
The American Revolution and the French Revolution were driven by the ideas of the Enlightenment: freedom, equality, and natural rights.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ameliorate Post WW I

Directions: Students should ameliorate the following sentence; a colon (:) should be properly employed.

after world war 1 many new county's was created poland czechoslovakia palestine latvia iraq was among them



Suggested Answer:

After World War One, many new countries were created: Poland, Czechoslovakia, Palestine, Latvia, Iraq were among them.

Ameliorate World War One: Trench life

Students should correct all grammatical errors in the sentence in RED.

the trenches during world war 1 ran thru the county's of belgium and france on the western front.







SUGGESTED Corrections:

The trenches during World War One ran through the countries of Belgium and France on the Western Front

Ameliorate the Enlightenment!

Students should correct the grammatical errors in the sentence in RED.

Locke and Montesquieu and Voltaire is among the enlightenment philosophes who's ideas helps shape the constitution of the United States.






SUGGESTED Corrections:

Locke, Montesquieu, and Voltaire are among the Enlightenment philosophes whose ideas helped shape the Constitution of the United States.