Identifying People and Ideas: 1. John Locke- an English philosopher and a major influence upon the Founding Fathers, he’s the founder of British empiricism with faith in the rising middle class, Locke followed the principles of the Enlightenment 2. Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom- statue stating in part that the human mind was created free and that government control over religious beliefs or worship is tyrannical 3. Articles of Confederation- document that created an association of states while guaranteeing each state its “Sovereignty, freedom, and independence” 4. Daniel Shays- a former Revolutionary War captain, along with other angry farmers, took up arms against the government due to “taxation without representation” 5. James Madison- of Virginia, served as a delegate to the Constitutional Congress 6. Virginia Plan- presented by Edmund Randolph and drafted by James Madison, this proposal plan shifted political power away from the states and towards he central government, which would coordinate the states’ activities for the benefit of the entire nation 7. Three-Fifths Compromise- this agreement established that only three fifths of a state’s slave population would count in determining its representation 8. The Federalist- series of eighty-five essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the late 1780s to persuade the voters of New York to adopt the Constitution 9. Supremacy Clause- clause in the U.S. Constitution; states that the Constitution and all federal laws outrank state constitutions and state laws 10. Checks and Balances- limits imposed on all branches of a government by giving each branch the right to amend or void those acts of another that fall within its reach
Understanding Main Ideas: 1. Question: How did the weak national government created by the Articles of Confederation cause problems for the new nation? Answer: The Articles of Confederation were meant to be weak, because the colonists had just broken away from Britain. They created a weak government that didn’t have too much power and limited the national government. There was no executive power, congress could not regulate trade, they could not impose a tax on the states and money had to be borrowed. 2. Question: What were the provisions of the ordinances to organize and govern the Northwest Territory? Answer: Congress outlined in the 1787 ordinance the necessary steps to achieve statehood for areas in the northwest. The Ordinance set a precedent that would also be used for settling territories farther west. 3. Question: List and describe the main compromises reached during the constitutional convention. Answer: Three- fifths compromise- only three fifths of a state’s slave population would count in determining its representation; Virginia plan- shifted political power away from the states and towards he central government and The Great Compromise- granted each state an equal voice in the upper house. 4. Question: How does the Constitution balance power between the state and federal governments? Answer: The balance comes
Honors English 10
27 August 2012
In the novel, The Color of Water by McBride tells us a story about his journey in finding
his life. He slowly finds out that he doesn’t know who his mother so he goes on a journey
to find his mother and along way he finds himself. As McBride explains his mothers
opinion of life , he states , “ Her oddness , her complete nonawareness of what the world
thought of her , a nonchalance in the face of what I perceived to be imminent danger…
dictionary, honor is a high respect that is earned through deeds and reputation. But, what is honor, and how does one receive it? Honor is like many things that are hard to put into words. Along with that, honor can be totally different, depending on your perspective. In the play, A Few Good Men, there is a central theme based around honor, who is doing right and who is doing wrong.
The definitions of honor accepted by each person are so outstandingly conflicting that the play analyzes what honor is and…
that I have had during my time in high school were being able to get honor roll, having advanced placement class, which would give me a college credit and honor classes. Also playing a sport for my high school was a great accomplishment of mine. Another big achievement was walking the stage, graduating.
My goals at this time would be to successfully complete my associate’s degree in a two-year time span and graduating with honors here in Montgomery College then transfer to a four-year school like…
athletics are weighed less than other classes that are honors or AP classes. I feel that this system should be revised and changed. At Austin, my high school, most of these classes count as a 5.0 GPA score rather than a 6.0 GPA for honors classes. I understand that you all might not be aware of how things work, so all the students are graded from a grade point average scale of a 6.0 as a max score. A’s in honors classes are considered as 6.0’s, B’s in honors classes and A’s in regular classes are 5.0’s, and…
Daniel Jae Ho Cho
September 10, 2013
Section 2.1 Notes/Vocabulary
1. Annunciation- the event in which the Archangel Gabriel came to Mary to announce that she had found favor with God and would became the mother of the Messiah.
2. Theotokos- God-bearer
3. Immaculate Conception- The dogma that Mary was conceived with out Original Sin and remained free from personal sin through out of their entire life
4. Foreshadow- to represent or prefigure a person before his or her…
No hard feelings should be taken, for there is always a next year, but don’t be surprised if I’m
up here again with the honor of receiving another one of these. My qualifications for this
award, surely surpass anyone within a 1000 mi. radius. Being that I have a perfect GPA of
4.0, a 35 on my ACT, and scholarships from Harvard, Yale and Dartmouth, Honors in
everything I do, Allstar soccer player, etc. My parents basically gave birth to perfection itself.
My excellence has granted…
mourned by many,
Just his children and his wife.
For he lived an ordinary,
Very quiet sort of life.
He held a job and raised a family,
Going quietly on his way;
And the world won't note his passing,
'Tho a Veteran died today.
When politicians leave this earth,
Their bodies lie in state,
While thousands note their passing,
And proclaim that they were great.
Papers tell of their life stories
From the time that they were young,
But the passing of a Veteran
Goes unnoticed, and unsung.…
their social value. In fact, gold can be seen as a symbol of social interaction: a lord rewards loyalty with gold, and in doing so inspires further loyalty.The Anglo-Saxon culture gave gifts of gold out of honor for heroism.The Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is not only a great story of valor and honor, but it shows the significance of values gold is when Scyld funeral, Beowulf shows his bravery when fighting Grendel and Grendel's mother, and when Beowulf perish.
Scyld Scefing is the first of the great…
misunderstanding. Therefore the grounds that you claim to have dismissed me for are not only based upon a misquote but also does not explain why the same medical note that stated the comment documents the offer of redoing the dental work.
At this time I feel it was unjust and boarding coercion to require me to sign the document in order to honor the refund for the partial that was already returned to you priority mail. When the refund was offered there were not additional terms stated. It is bad business…
Rome the Great Greedy Society
There is no denying that Rome started as a great society looking to Homer’s epics to provide a strong code of honor and moral belief system. Despite the greed and power hungry leaders in Rome, there seemed to be a love for virtue and honor as characteristics that were held in high regard. That being said, as the Roman Empire grew, the conquered provinces suffered greatly from corruption and taxation. Rome used a complex patronage system that required average citizens…