US HISTORY: The Creation of the Constitution

Quote of TRUTH: “We are here to create history. Not repeat it.” – Chantelle Renee   Oooooh constitution creation stuff, so cool.  Articles of Confederation: Okay, so, before the Constitution, we first had the Articles of Confederation. It was in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and then later on ratified by the states […]

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US HISTORY: The American Revolution (very, very awesome indeed)

Quote of TRUTH: “The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” – Theodore Roosevelt I agree with Teddy here. Time for some more US History. We got this. Today we will be focusing on the American Revolution……………………… On with more history stuff! French and Indian War: This war was known as […]

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US History: The Enlightenment (interesting stuff for sure)

Quote of AWESOMENESS: “History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.” – Jean Bodin Heeeyyyy! So I guess we’re on a roll with these US History episodes huh. Awesome, am I right? Heh. Let us proceed. Vocabulary & Terminology Enlighten – to shed light on the truth, free from ignorance Truth – how things are […]

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US History: Converging Cultures (the beginning stuff)

Quote of AWESOMENESS: “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” ~ Edmund Burke   History! Yay!! Right? Let’s do this….. Vocabulary CASH CROPS: Agricultural crop which is grown for the sale to return a profit COLONY: Area of land settled by immigrants who continue to be ruled by their parent country Triangular Trade: Trade between […]

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Why Militarism was the Main Cause of World War I

Quote of awesomeness: “War is what happens when language fails” ~ Margaret Atwood World War I, also known as the First World War, began on Sunday, June 28, 1914, spanned four terrible years, more than nine lives taken, and 20 million people wounded both physically and mentally. Before this war erupted, during the late 19th […]

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ALEXANDER HAMILTON

  Quote of awesomeness: “A promise must never be broken.” ~ Alexander Hamilton One of the greatest man in history who has helped in shaping our bank system today, establishing the system of Federalism and is also known as one of the founding fathers of the nation, Alexander Hamilton. There is still so much more […]

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“Never Again, Never Again, Never Again to Martial Law!”

September 21: I still distinctly remember the rally that was formed around the stage at Luneta Park. It was about 2 hours before dusk when we decided to check out how many people had gathered for the rally so far. There was a crowd of thousands who were either standing or sitting as groups on […]

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