A Lonely Life

      A poem to share and analyse today by Ella Wheeler Wilcox: Solitude Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own. Sing, and the hills will answer; Sigh, it is lost on the […]

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Unit III Key Terms List

Unit III Key terms and Concepts First Bank of the United States Hamilton’s Reports (Public Credit, the Bank, Manufactures) Whiskey Rebellion/excise tax Hamiltonian v. Jeffersonian philosophy Loose v. strict construction Federalist Party Republican (Democratic-Republican) Party The First Party System the “elastic clause”   Washington’s Farewell Address Bill of Rights Napoleonic Wars and U.S. foreign policy […]

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Story Starter: Deathfriend

  She was five at the time. It was her first day of kindergarten on an otherwise normal day. She was waiting by the school gates waiting for the sight of her mother’s red hair. Her backpack was an unfamiliar weight on her back. She shifted the straps uncomfortably. Several of her new classmates waved […]

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Farewell, President Obama

Thank you for the eight years of your life that you spent for America. Thank you for taking care of us, for putting up with us and never losing faith in us. Most of all, thank for listening to us and keeping your head on your shoulders and never losing sight of the future. Thank […]

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Lisbeth Salander is a little Devil

No Spoilers Ahead I finished reading The Girl Who Played With Fire a couple of weeks ago. I really liked the book, but the big ham about women being underrated in their careers was focused on way too much (the same happened in The Fountainhead where the big ham was about how communism and conformity are the worst […]

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Moar Stuffs

I’m a huge bookworm and recently, due to circumstances out of my control, I haven’t been able to read as much as I’d like. But there are plenty of books I have read and from time to time, I’ll share some with you. There will be a link to my GoodReads page in the sidebar somewhere and […]

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APUSH

Hey! So this year was my first year taking AP Classes. And I decided to take three at once… And one of them is APUSH (AP US History). Since I’ve had trouble finding information for essays and things, I’ve decided to upload synthesis and contextualization for each unit as well as any relevant points so […]

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Abortion

Hello everybody! Hope you’ve all had a pleasant week so far. Today, I’m going to tackle the issue of abortion. My stance is generally pro-choice and I will explain why. To those who immediately felt a rush of animosity at my words, please restrain yourself from any unreasonable actions. To those who haven’t read the About […]

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Relativity

This is something that everyone can relate to. Simply put, what I mean by relativity is perspective. Your perspective and the perspective of your interlocutor, the context of the situation and possible hidden factors not apparent to the other person. For example, my mother might be complaining that her parents keep telling her that my […]

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