Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ameliorate Muckrakers

Directions: correct the following sentence(s), in red.

The term "Muckraker" be used in reference two investigative journalist's who reported about and exposed issues such as crime fraud waste public health and safety graft illegal financial practices. 
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The term "Muckraker"was used in reference to investigative journalists who reported about and exposed issues such as crime, fraud, waste, public health and safety, graft, illegal financial practices. 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896

Directions: grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. This sentence is missing one comma, and it has a few apostrophe errors.

Homer plessys lawyer's argued that the state law requiring segregated trains had denied him his wrights under the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments which provided four equal treatment under the law.



suggested answer

Homer Plessy's lawyers argued that the state law requiring segregated trains had denied him his rights under the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments, which provided for equal treatment under the law.