Monday, November 30, 2015

Ameliorate the Alamo

Directions:  grammatically correct the sentences below, in red.


The 1836 Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution following a thirteen day siege Mexican troops launched an assault on the Alamo Mission, killing all of the Texan defenders.




Suggested Answer:
The 1836 Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a thirteen day siege, Mexican troops launched an assault on the Alamo Mission, killing all of the Texan defenders.

Video: Texas War of Independence 3 minute video  STOP video at 3:10. After that, the video gets into preaching of religion,
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ameliorate Nat Turner

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

Nat Turner Rebellion was an uprising that took place in Southampton County Virginia during August 1831.



Nat Turner's Rebellion was an uprising that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Ameliorate Worcester v. Georgia

Directions: grammatically correct the two sentences below, in red.

In the court case Worcester v. Georgia the U.S. Supreme Court held in 1832 that the Cherokee Indian's constituted a nation holding distinct sovereign powers the decision did not protect the Cherokees from being removed from there ancestral homeland in the Southeast.


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suggested answer:
In the court case Worcester v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court held in 1832 that the Cherokee Indians constituted a nation holding distinct sovereign powers. The decision did not protect the Cherokees from being removed from their ancestral homeland in the Southeast.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ameliorate Indian Removal

Directions: Grammatically correct the sentences below, in red. There is a missing SEMI COLON ( ; ) a missing COLON ( : ) and SEVEN missing commas. The suggested correction is at the bottom of the page.
The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28 1830 it effected many tribes Sac Fox Chicasaw  Choctaw  Cherokee  Creek  and Seminole.
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suggested answer: 
The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830; it effected many tribes: Sac, Fox, Chicasaw, Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole.


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Ameliorate Joseph Smith

Directions: grammatically correct the sentences below, in red. The suggested correction is at the bottom of the page.

Mormonism originated in the 1820s during a period of religious excitement known as the second Great Awakening it's founder was Joseph Smith
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Suggested Answer
Mormonism originated in the 1820s, during a period of religious excitement known as the Second Great Awakening. Its founder was Joseph Smith.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Ameliorate The Battle of Lake Erie

Directions: there are three missing commas.

The Battle of Lake Erie sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay was fought on 10 September 1813 in Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812. 


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suggested Answer: 
The Battle of Lake Erie, sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, was fought on 10 September 1813, in Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812.