Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ameliorate Frank Norris' book: The Octopus

"The Octopus: A Story of California" is a 1901 novel by frank Norris it describe the wheat industry in California and it details the conflict between wheat growers and a railway company.






SUGGESTED ANSWER: 

"The Octopus: A Story of California" is a 1901 novel by Frank Norris;it describes the wheat industry in California, and it details the conflict between wheat growers and a railway company.

Ameliorate Munn v. Illinois

   Directions: Students should grammatically correct the sentence, below, in red. There are missing commas, and other grammatical errors. 
    The Munn v. Illinois case opened the door for states' two regulate certain businesses within there borders including railroads and was an important case in the struggle for public regulation of private enterprise in the gilded age.




Suggested Answer: 

The Munn v. Illinois case opened the door for states to regulate certain businesses within their borders, including railroads, and was an important case in the struggle for public regulation of private enterprise in the Gilded Age.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Haymarket

Directions: 
Below, there are two sentences that are grammatically incorrect.

On may 4 1886 a labor protest rally near Chicagos Haymarket Square turned into a riot at least 8 people dyed as a result of the violence that day. 


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Suggested Answer: 
On May 4, 1886, a labor protest rally near Chicago’s Haymarket Square turned into a riot. At least eight people died as a result of the violence that day.