Students in Mr. Ted Zawacki’s United States History class have concluded their debate on whether Christopher Columbus was a terrorist or a hero and whether we should celebrate “Indigenous Day” instead. Class members debating were: Dan Byrne, Chloe Corbitt, Jason Hijazi, Brian Kim, Luis Martinez Graces, Ryan Pongrac, Pongkhun Prommart, Victor Sanchez Gallegos and Linda Trockel....
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The students in Mr. Zawacki’s United States History Class have recently completed their study of the Mexican War of 1846-48. Some of the highlights discussed were the Battles at the Alamo and San Jacinto and the influence of Sam Houston.
In Mr. Zawacki’s United States History class, Angela Aung and Anna Letto are shown explaining the historical contributions to the Women’s Progressive Movement. Susan B. Anthony and others were highlighted in the struggle to strive for Suffrage, Temperance and Equal Opportunity.
Mr. Zawacki’s Advanced Placement United States History students debated the topic “Should the United States have entered World War I?” Students representing the Affirmative side were Clayton North and Arthur Yeager. The Negative position was represented by Colton Tanner and Will White. Judges for the Debate were fellow students from Mrs. Butterworth’s Journalism 2 class.
Students in Mr. Zawacki’s United States History class are studying the background of the United States Constitution. Anna Letto and Angela Aung explain the benefits of the Land Ordinances of 1785 and 1787 and Shays Rebellion. These were preludes to the establishment of the Continental Congress of May 1787.
The following Advanced Placement United States History students were involved in a debate on the Founders of American Industry. The question debated was: “Robber Barons or Captains of Industry”. The debaters pictured are: Noah Corbitt,, Clayton North, Arthur Yeager, Meredith Langs, Colton Tanner, Will White and Christopher McCorkendale. The Industrialists studied were John D. Rockefeller, Cornelius...
The above pictured students in Mr. Ted Zawacki’s Economics class achieved the highest return on their investments. Leading all the investors was Anna Letto, followed closely by Angela Aung, Chole Corbitt and Norman Hong.
Mr. Zawacki’s United States History class is completing a study of Civil War Battles. Madison Dillon and Kayla Kozak are comparing and contrasting critical decisions made in the Battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Students of Mr. Ted Zawacki’s Government class debated the controversy over gun control. Arguing for the Affirmative were Colton Tanner and Ryan Pongrac while Angela Aung and Alejandro Guillen presented the Negative argument.
Madison Dillon and Kayla Kozak are shown here presenting their Power Point presentation on John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press. The controversy in the trial was highlighted as well as the benefits of a Free Press in today’s society. The second Power point was on the Battle of Yorktown in the Revolutionary War. The...