• Monday, November 16th, 2015

Debate on the Second Amendment on the Right to Bear Arms ’15

States and Delegates Ammending the Constitution – Gun Control Debate ’15

Please prepare yourself  for a great debate!




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• Monday, November 16th, 2015

La Constitución de los Estados Unidos de América

Una ayudita para sus exámenes!

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• Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Nuevo Perfil de la Colonización ’15

Este es el tema nuevo de la clase. Equivale en parte al capítulo 5 de sus libros de texto. Empiezen a estudiar del mismo. Voy a ustedes!

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• Friday, November 13th, 2015

APCGP Germany as the Euro ’15

Article from Foreign Affairs on Lessons from German History ’15

Article in The Globalist Pity Poor Germany ’14

Article on The Globalist Germany and The New Washington Consensus ’14

Since you did not copy the questions I gave you on the articles and I can’t find the file, you are reading two (2) of the articles above and writing a critical narrative on the content of the articles stating the following:

1. The main argument discussed.

2. The validity of the argument discussed in it, according to your knowledge on the topic and what you have studied about Germany. Make sure you justify your answer.

3. A critical statement on the issues, or in other words,  your point of view.

Three well written paragraphs per article. Not more, no less!




• Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Entre Guerras sustitución

Si sigo enferma a la primera clase que tenga con ustedes antes o después del examen quiero escuchar el fruto de sus esfuerzos. El examen del tema de “Puerto Rico y la Gran Depresión” es el martes 17 de noviembre. No se vayan de viaje antes de esta fecha!


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• Friday, October 30th, 2015

La Gran Depresión en Puerto Rico ’15

Lee y estudia la presentación. Busca información adicional para contestar las preguntas al final de la misma para entregar en la próxima clase y para nota.

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• Thursday, October 29th, 2015


Classwork to be handed in at next class.

1. Read and study the presentation.

2. Draw your own conceptual map or chart of the structure of the German Government (differ from the ones in the presentation!)

3. Define each element on the map explaining its function.

4. Compare/contrast with the structure of government of the United Kingdom.

5. List the political parties in Germany stating their main goal or purpose.


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• Sunday, October 25th, 2015

APUSH A More Perfect Union ’15

APUSH The Constitution of the United States ’15

The Presidencies of Washington and Adams ’15

Our next matter of study includes how the nation became The United States of America, a Constitutional Democracy, an exercise in modern politics, and the people and situations important to this development. In your textbooks we are talking of chapters 5 sections 5 and 6  and Chapter 6. We will also have the Shay’s Rebellion Debate and another one in gun control. You need to study on your own. The test will be in two weeks!

I  just updated your PP presentation to include the presidency of John Adams. It will also be included in your test. This is an article explaining the issue of money in the new states, for those who are still not clear of the consequences of having unequal  currency.

Shays Rebellion

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• Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Shays Rebellion ’15


A. Each one of you guys have to hand in a written document answering the following questions:

1. If you had been a Massachusetts citizen in 1786, who would you have supported: Daniel Shays or Gov. Bowdoin? Why?

2. During Shays’ Rebellion those supporting the court-closings called the Massachusetts government a tyranny. At the same time those who opposed Shays and his actions said things like, “Monarchy is better than the tyranny of the mob.” Who do you think was right? Why?

B. You must also write a list (minimun four items) of reasons against or for the pardon of Daniel Shay, depending on your position. Make sure you read additional info. on the case in order to expand your knowledge of the period and the characters involved.

This is part of your debate grade!!!

Shays Rebellion  Additional information regarding paper money for those of you who asked!

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• Friday, October 23rd, 2015

DBQ European Nationalism ’15

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