By Kirk Schriefer
The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 e-book sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy analyzing and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yankee event that would certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but additionally beginners in a foreign country who need to know extra concerning the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice kingdom. even if the passages are restricted to an user-friendly point of language trouble, their kind is still vibrant and genuine. Readers might be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, fascinated with the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned through the occasions surrounding Watergate. booklet 4: occasions A: The Alamo B: Boston Tea get together C: Civil warfare D: melancholy Years E: Elections F: Farming G: Gettysburg handle H: ancient vacation trips I: Interstate street approach J: Jefferson Burr Election Dispute ok: Kennedy Assassination L: Lunar touchdown M: Mardi Gras N: New Deal O: Oscar evening P: Prohibition Q: Quartering Act R: Reconstruction S: great Bowl T: Thanksgiving U: Underground Railroad V: Vietnam conflict W: Watergate X: XYZ Correspondence Y: Yahoo Land Fraud Z: Ziegfeld Follies
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3) What is your opinion of expensive advertising campaigns for politicians? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) selection a) democracy b) choice c) criticism 2) poll a) voting place b) electoral college c) political party 3) determined a) stubborn b) decided c) nominated 4) convention a) rule b) tradition c) meeting 5) nominated a) designated b) preferred c) original 6) clerk a) citizen b) elector c) official E4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) The voter enters a private _____________________ and marks the ballot with his or her choices.
Roosevelt. D5 ANSWER KEY THE MAIN IDEA a) The nature of the Great Depression, and its effects. UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) The event that marked the beginning of the Great Depression was the stock market crash of 1929. 2) Some effects of the Great Depression were millions of people lost every cent they owned. Banks failed, factories shut down, stores closed, unemployment soared and almost every business seemed paralyzed. Local governments could not collect their taxes. Many people suffered. 3) Some of the actions taken by President Roosevelt to combat the Great Depression were the creation of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps.
5 The Union victory at Gettysburg had been important. President Lincoln wanted to pay a suitable tribute to the men who had given their lives to make such a victory possible. And even though he was not the main speaker and he was only to make only a brief statement, Lincoln had prepared his speech carefully, writing most of the first version in Washington before travelling to Gettysburg. 6 Once in Gettysburg, Lincoln probably revised the first version and made a second. He planned to read the second version, but like all great speakers he made several changes as he spoke.