Sunday, February 16, 2014

Ameliorate Early American Voting

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

In the early 1800s voting rights for many american citizens broadened because many states diminished or rescinded property voting requirements more people could vote.



suggested answer:

In the early 1800s, voting rights for many American citizens broadened;  because many states diminished, or rescinded, property voting requirements, more people could vote.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Ameliorate the Missouri Compromise

Directions: correct the sentece(s) below, in red. There is one colon and two semi colons used.

the missouri compromise had three parts no slavery above the 36-30 line entry of Maine as a slavery free state entry of missouri as a slave state. 



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suggested answer: 
The Missouri Compromise had three parts: no slaveery above the 36-30 line; entry of Maine as a slavery free state; entry of Missouri as a slave state. 

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Ameliorate the early Industrial Revolution

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

after the war of 1812 the new england states became industrialized while the southern states economy centered on cotton production.





suggested answer:
After the War of 1812, the New England states became industrialized, while the Southern states' economy centered on cotton production.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Ameliorate the Barbary Pirates

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


because president thomas jefferson did not want to continue to pay high ransoms for kidnapped american sailors he dispatched the united states navy to end the threat to american ships along the north african coast.




suggested answer:
Because President Thomas Jefferson did not want to continue to pay high ransoms for kidnapped American sailors, he dispatched the United States Navy to end the threat to American ships along the North African coast.