Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Ameliorate the Camp David Accords

Grammatically correct the sentence below; it needs a colon and some words capitalized. 

The Camp David Accords resulted in peace between to countries egypt and israel.


Fuel shortage video 
OPEC
suggested answer: 
The Camp David Accords resulted in peace between two countries: Egypt and Israel.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Ameliorate Gerald Ford

Directions: grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. There are two missing commas. 

In 1976 Gerald Ford defeated Ronald Reagan for the Republican nomination but Ford narrowly lost the presidential election to Democratic challenger Jimmy Carter.
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Suggested correction:

 In 1976, Ford defeated Ronald Reagan for the Republican nomination, but he narrowly lost the presidential election to Democratic challenger Jimmy Carter.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ameliorate Orval Faubus

Directions: Grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. There is one missing comma.

Orval Faubus became internationally known during the little rock crisis of 1957 when he used the national guard to stop african american's from attending little rock central High School. 




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Suggested Correction
Orval Faubus became internationally known during the Little Rock Crisis of 1957, when he used the National Guard to stop African Americans from attending Little Rock Central High School. 

Monday, May 11, 2015

Ameliorate LBJ

Directions: grammatically correct the sentences below, in red. There are 2 missing commas, and there are 2 sentences.

President Lyndon B. Johnsons domestic program The Great Society included a War on Poverty this was an extension of the New Deal.

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Suggested Correction
President Lyndon B. Johnson's domestic program, The Great Society, included a War on Poverty. This was an extension of the New Deal.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ameliorate Television and the Vietnam War

Directions: grammatically correct the sentence(s) below, in red. There are two sentences and five missing commas.

Television ownership affected the outcome of the Vietnam War for almost a decade in between school work and dinners the American public could watch villages being destroyed Vietnamese children burning to death and American body bags being sent home.

Visual Resource: Thinglink
Video about TV's role in the Vietnam War

Suggested Answer: 
Television ownership affected the outcome of the Vietnam War. For almost a decade in between school, work, and dinners, the American public could watch villages being destroyed, Vietnamese children burning to death, and American body bags being sent home.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Ameliorate Ngo Dinh Diem

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

In the wake of the french withdrawal from indochina in 1954, Ngo Dinh Diệm lead the effort to crate the Republic of Vietnam.

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Suggested Answer: 
In the wake of the French withdrawal from Indochina in 1954, Ngo Dinh Diệm led the effort to create the Republic of Vietnam.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Ameliorate John F. Kennedy's Flexible Response

Directions: grammatically correct the sentences below, in red. There are four missing commas

John F. Kennedys Flexible Response called for mutual deterrence at strategic tactical and conventional levels giving the United States the capability to respond to aggression across the spectrum of warfare not limited only to nuclear arms.











Peace Corps video 
Army Special Forces speech
JFK President bio
Suggested Answer: 
John F. Kennedy's Flexible Response called for mutual deterrence at strategic, tactical, and conventional levels, giving the United States the capability to respond to aggression across the spectrum of warfare, not limited only to nuclear arms.