United States History Debate on Columbus

 

United States History

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. Missing from the photo is photographer Chloe Corbitt.

United States History Students Study The Mexican War

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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.

Generosity is Rewarding

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JoseChavezPMUnderclassman JimJiPMSeniorCongratulations to Jasmine Chee, Vivi Horup, Mr. Fisher, Jose Chavez, Jim Ji, and Owen Van Marter (not pictured) for receiving the Students and Teacher of the Month awards for “Generosity.” They have each volunteered their time, shown special generosity of spirit, or freely given to others to earn this honor. We thank them for setting such a fine example for our school community!

 

United States History Students Study Women and the Progressive Movement

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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.

Advanced Placement United States History Students Debate World War I

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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.

United States History Students Study the Prelude to the Constitution

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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.

Advanced Placement United States History Debaters

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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 Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, Thomas Edison, Gustavus Swift and Philip Armour.

Pro Golfer Nick Faldo Tours Heritage

Heritage Academy students and staff were pleased to welcome professional golfer Nick Faldo to our campus! He graciously took time to speak with students about his experiences and to learn more about our school and the great programs we offer! We thank him for including us in his busy schedule!

Heritage Voice editor in chief, Santiago Diaz, is pleased to meet one of his heroes!

Heritage Voice editor- in- chief, Santiago Diaz, is pleased to meet one of his heroes!

Study of Civil War Battles

 

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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.

Debating the Gun Control Controversy

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“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.