Tutor profile: Felicia D.
Use the writing prompt to write a clear thesis statement choosing a position on the given argument. Which household appliance has had the biggest impact on modern life in the 20th century?
Thesis statement: After becoming more common in households in the 1970s the microwave has had the biggest impact on modern life being the most useful appliance in the 20th century.
Subject: US Government and Politics
Explain the structure and purpose of the Legislative Branch of the United States government.
Outlined in Article I of the Constitution of the United States the Legislative Branch of the United States is made up of a bicameral Congress consisting of two houses or chambers. The lower chamber, the House of Representatives consists of 435 elected members each representing one of the fifty states in the union. A state's population dictates how many members of the 'House' each state receives. The upper chamber is called the Senate and consists of 100 members, two equally representing each of the fifty states. There are 4 powers given to Congress and the Legislative branch. Congress has the power to make laws, declare war, regulates taxes, and control government spending.
Subject: US History
List three major outcomes of the Civil War and their affect on American society in the late 19th century.
The first major outcome of the American Civil War was the Emancipation Proclamation. Abraham Lincoln issued this document ultimately freeing all slaves in 1863 and subsequently ending slavery in the United States. After the American Civil War and the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, the thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified and outlawed slavery for every state in the Union and any future state that was to be added. The third major outcome of the American Civil War was the start of the Reconstruction Era, a time in American History full of change and compromise. This time in history showed just how resilient the American spirit is, this period of time saw the integration of the Confederate states back into the Union causing social, political, and economical stress.
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