Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Ameliorate Communist Cuba

Correct the grammatically incorrect sentences below, in red.

The cuban revolution of 1952 to 1959 forced President Batista an ally of the United States into exile he was replaced by the communist movement led by Fidel Castro.




Video about the Bay of Pigs operation.


PICTURES with Veterans of the Bay of Pigs Operation.  Pics taken at the Bay of Pigs Museum in Little Havana, Miami, Fla. April 2015
Me with 2 Veterans of the Bay of Pigs Operation. We were at the Bay of Pigs Museum in Miami.


This Bay of Pigs vet is showing the hole in his chest from a Communist bullet.




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suggested answer:
The Cuban Revolution of 1952 to 1959 forced President Batista, an ally of the United States, into exile. He was replaced by the Communist movement led by Fidel Castro.










Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Ameliorate the Korean War

On June 25 1950 the korean war began when some 75000 soldier's from the North Korean Peoples Army poored across the 38th parallel.



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Suggested Answer: 

On June 25, 1950, the Korean War began when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Ameliorate the COLD WAR

Three event's happened between 1949 and 1950 that heightened Cold War fear's in the United States the Soviet Union obtained the atomic bomb china was taken over by Chairman Mao's communist Party and north Korea invaded south Korea. 



Three events happened between 1949 and 1950 that heightened Cold War fears in the United States: the Soviet Union obtained the atomic bomb, China was taken over by Chairman Mao's Communist Party, and North Korean invaded South Korea. 

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Ameliorate the YALTA Conference

Directions:
There are five missing commas, and a missing COLON in line 3. In total, there are two complete sentences.  

The yalta Conference sometimes called the Crimea Conference
was held February 4–11 1945 was the World War II meeting of the Big Three President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Premier Joseph Stalin  the purpose of Yalta was to discuss Europes post-war reorganization.


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Suggested correction: 
The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference, was held February 4–11, 1945, was the World War II meeting of the Big Three:   President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Premier Joseph Stalin. The purpose of Yalta was to discuss Europe's post-war reorganization.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Ameliorate the Blitz

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

Starting on September 7 1940 england was bombed for 267 days more than one million london houses was destroyed or damaged, & more than  40,000 English civilians were killed.



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suggested answer
Starting on September 7, 1940, England was bombed for 267 days; more than one million London houses were destroyed or damaged, and more than  40,000 English civilians were killed.