Joan Grant

City: New Hampton, Missouri
University: Washington University in St Louis

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Power of the Printed Word

Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, 1776 The Declaration of Independence, written largely by Thomas Jefferson, announced the colonies’ separation from Britain and justified independence on the grounds of British violations of the colonists’ natural rights. The statement that \”all men are created equal\” has served since 1776 as a standard by which to judge […]

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History Alive | Pursuing American Ideals Chapter 11: Reconstruction

13th Amendment a constitutional change ratified in 1865 abolishing slavery Freedman’s Bureau a federal agency established in 1865, at the end of the Civil War to help and protect the 4 million newly freed Americans as they transitioned out of enslavement Black codes Laws enacted in 1865 and 1866 in the former Confederate states to […]

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AP World History Period 4 Test – Exam Review

In the period of 1450-1750, which of the following, produced on large plantations by slave labor, were significant commodities in the growing world market? Cash crops such as sugar and tobacco The Columbian Exchange involved which of the following new connections in the era 1450-1750? African population to the western hemisphere; western hemisphere food to […]

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Life History Patterns

an organism life history encompass traits and behaviours that help individuals achieve fitness life history lifetime pattern of growth development and reproduction and survival involve adaptations to the physiology, morphology and behavior the study of life histories is a search for patters and for explanations for those patterns life history traits represents an allocation of […]

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The industrial Revolution(Unit 4)- Modern World History

Agricultural Revolution The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering Factory System a method of production that brought many workers and machines together into one building Industrialization the development of industry on an extensive scale Telegraph apparatus used to communicate at a distance over […]

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Bible Ch5

According to Marxism, christian ethics is simply a tool of oppression. true or false true According to Marxism, salvation comes through the overthrow of capitalism. true or false true Karl Marx advocated for a peaceful transition to communism. true or false false Many of today’s Marxists see economic struggle as the root conflict between which […]

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Pre – Ap World History Midterm

Primary source text that tells a first-hand account of an even (letters, journals) Secondary source information gathered by someone who did not take part in or witness an event Neolithic Revolution the shift from hunting of animals and gathering of food to the keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis […]

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HE: Historiography Study

What can’t you do to ancient historians? You cannot apply 20th century criteria to the first historians What is Herodotus considered to be? \”The father of history\” (cicero) \”father of lies\” (plutarch) What is Thucydides considered to be? The father of scientific history What are the 6 things to assess historians by? Identify Context Purpose […]

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End of Course US History Vocabulary Critical Essay

free enterprise system individuals are free to produce and sell whatever products they wish interstate commerce act prohibited unfair practices by railroads such as charging higher rates for shorter routes laisses-faire theory that the government should not interfere in the operation of the free market thomas Edison inventor best known for his invention of the […]

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Chapter 9: Christianity

The title Christ literally means the Anointed one Who emerged as the leader of the reform movement in the sixteenth century? Martin Luther In Christianity a sacred rite that is thought capable of transmitting the mystery of Christ to worshipers is known as Sacrament What is the central sacrament in most forms of Christianity? Eucharist […]

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Social Science 1: Early Russian History

How many square kilometers does the Russian Federation (Russia) have presently? 17.1 Million What countries lie along Russia’s Western Border? Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine What countries lie along Russia’s Southern Border? China, Mongolia, North Korea, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan Which mountain range serves as the natural boundary between Europe and Asia? […]

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Chapter 7 Assessment

– VOCAB – … Ellis Island New York Harbor Immigration station for European immigrants Gentlemen’s Agreement Agreement when Japan agreed to curb the number of workers coming to the US and in exchange Roosevelt agreed to allow the wives of the Japenese men already living in the US to join them, Restricted japanese immigration to […]

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AP World History: India

I. Framework for Indian History: Geography and a Formative Period … 1. Describe the contacts India had with other civilizations. open to influences from Middle East & Mediterranean world. Persian empires spilled into India at several points with artistic styles/political concepts. Alexander the Great briefly invaded India & =Indian contacts with Hellenistic culture. Influences from […]

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CPT Ch. 15 Quiz Review: Evaluation and Management

These elements would be part of the ____ history: employment, education, use of drugs. social Bruising would be an element of review of this organ system. Hematologic The level of E/M service is based on: key components, documentation, and contributing factors The HPI must be documented in the medical record by: the physician The examination […]

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Modern World History Chapter 6

Geocentric Theory In the Middle Ages, the earth centered view of the universe in which scholars believed that the earth was an immovable object located at the center of the universe Scientific Revolution A major change in european thought, starting in the mid 1500’s, in which the study of the natural world began to be […]

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PH101: Quiz 1

Which of the following is true of determinants of health? a. They reflect underlying forces that are at work in the subsequent development of disease b. Each determinant has sufficient evidence of contributory cause c. One determinant is operating to bring about each disease d. If a pathogenic organism (e.g., a virus) can be shown […]

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Apush Chapter 20

William Seward A leading Republican of the 1850s and 1860s of NY who served under both Abe Lincoln Andrew Johnson as their Secretary of State Napoleon III The nephew of the first napoleon who had taken advantage of US involvement in the Civil War by sending French Troops to occupy Mexico Mexico The Spanish Nation […]

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AP World History Chpt. 17 Vocab

Charles Martel the Frankish commander for the battle of Tours. He defeated the Muslimsin the Battle of Tours, allowing Christianity to survive throughout the Dark Ages. He in a way started Feudalism by giving land to his knights that served for him. Battle of Tours European armies defeat Muslim armies and stop the spread of […]

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World History Matching Trios

Homo Eractus Hunter-gather \”Out of Africa\” migrations 100,000 BCE Cro-Magnon Cave paintings Stone Age 10,000 BCE Menes Pyramids Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt 3,000 BCE Pastoralists Steppes Earliest Silk Roads 2,000 BCE Abraham Monotheism Founding of Judaism 1,800 BCE Hammurabi Cuneiform Epic of Gilgamesh 1,750 BCE Shang Dynasty Oracle Bones Bronze metallurgy 1766 BCE […]

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Chapter 1: Working with Young Children

Refers to the expression of feelings Emotional development Includes sensory awareness Physical development Involves acquiring information Cognitive development Includes adapting to expectations of the center Social development Includes coordination Physical development Involves interacting with others Social development Involves problem solving Cognitive development Is enriched through hands on activities Emotional development Involves self knowledge Emotional development […]

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School Social Work (chapter 11)

school social work? the services offered in the educational setting, provided by social workers who are licensed/authorized to work in an educational arena. (what is the focus of school social workers? to enhance home-school community collaboration. They put things in place to ensure the success of students. What was the major problem with schools prior […]

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Harry Wong Review

1. What are the three most important words to a teacher? \”Preparation, preparation, preparation\” 2. What are the 7 things students want to know on the first day of school? ➢ Am I in the right row? ➢ Where am I supposed to sit? ➢ What are the rules in the classroom? ➢ What will […]

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