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What I Learned Today 12/16 & 12/17/14

History: Revolutions Like the last chapter, people are unhappy. Some angry at taxes, but taxes just come from laws. Some rebels that used to revolt previosly did not join in on these new revolts. All of this started from farmers. When farmers stopped paying money for their land because of taxes, the government found that there was clearly room in…

What I Learned Today 12/12/14

History: In history, slavery was one cruelest human acts. American slavery was worse than the slavery of other countries. For example, slaves were burned, hanged, and mutilated in all sorts of ways. The main reason it happened is that they had a need for labor. In settlements, they couldn’t take Indians because they were more resistant than anyone else in…

What I Learned Today 12/10/14

Please note: A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history through the eyes of the common people rather than political and economic elites. So, when you see Sage's chapter summaries, the history will be much different than the history…

What I Learned Today 12/9/14

Pre-Algebra: I completed all the exercises in my Art of Problem Solving book for each of the three sections I'm studying. Vocabulary: I completed Lesson 6 and used all my words correctly in my story: Foxie and Friends 3 Starring: Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger Recap: Sorin mysteriously wandered off,…

What I Learned Today 12/8/14

Pre-Algebra: I am working on least common multiple, greatest common divisor, and divisors. I already posted the rules for least common multiple, so here are the other rules for the last two: Important: if a and b are nonzero integers, then all of the following statements mean the same thing: 1. A is a divisor of b. 2. A is…

What I Learned Today 12/4/14

Vocabulary: I completed lesson 5 and then wrote a paragraph using each word correctly in a story. Foxie and Friends 2 Starring Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger   Recap: after sailing and accidentally going to Dog’s Bottom they found a city with an avalanche of new cases of a type…