Grace Elliot Journal #3

October 4, 1794- My Release? What an absolutely disgusting day. The republican government has no idea what they are doing. Who do they think they are imprisoning me and multiple other innocent women into 4 different prisons for something I had nothing to do with. Why does a wealthy women deserve to be imprisoned alongside these peasants? If there is no room left in a prison, just let me go… Read More

Journal #2- Why is this Happening to me?

There are absolutely zero reasons I can find as to why the king was executed. He did absolutely nothing wrong. He supported me and provided me safety and protection. I absolutely hate the poor. It was their fault. If it wasn’t for the poor, riots and protests would never had happened. Why do I have to be punished for their misfortunes? It’s all so unfair. Why didn’t my own husband.. Read More

The Ninth of Thermidor

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/396/ During the Ninth of Thermidor, Robespierre reported out to speak during the Convention. He proceeded to verbally attack many members of the Committee of Public Safety and Committee of General Security. After feeling threatened and fearing the loss of safety, some of the members of the National Convention proposed to utilize a precaution they had that could protect them against Robespierre. The proposed idea was passed, and Robespierre and.. Read More

In-Depth #6

Since the last few meetings, my mentor and I have been working on personalizing the lessons according to my skills. He has taught me everything that I should know about golf, and now the last few weeks are focusing on my weaknesses and questions. Every meeting, I arrive with a few questions in hand, and a few skills that I would like to work on. This has helped me improve.. Read More

My Journal #1

Being born into an incomplete family was a really tough struggle for me. Being born without a father there beside you and your struggling mom was a very heartbreaking experience. My dad left my mom even before I was born, but I can definitely see the mental scars he imprinted on her. She won’t tell me why he left, maybe she doesn’t even know. She never talks about it, she.. Read More

Socials Meme

Recently during our quad discussions, I have noticed that trump was a reoccurring topic. Our quads are able to find multiple ways to incorporate him into our 4 big ideas. When I heard about creating a socials related meme, my immediate thought was to make a meme concerning Donald trump. Unfortunately, it was extremely hard for me to come up with an idea for this meme. When I think of Donald.. Read More

In-Depth Post #5

During Spring Break, I increased the amount of golf I had per week to two times a week. Normally my mentor and I would only meet on Saturdays from about 1-2 hours, but now I incorporated a practice session for just myself. My mentor actually let me borrow his 7 iron during the weeks, and this has definitely helped me increase my own skill when my mentor is not there. My.. Read More

An Apple a Day Keeps the Terrorist Away, Socials DOL #2

All the sources I used were current. Social Inquiry There was a devastating event, December 2, where a terrorist attack at San Bernardino resulted in the death of 14 people and 22 severely injured. The FBI reacted with several investigations, and found out through telephonic connections that one of the terrorists, Rizwan Farook had ownership of an IPhone 5. In order for further investigations to occur the FBI AND the.. Read More

In-Depth 2016 #4

In addition to working on my swings, my mentor has started to teach me how to put! Although I have lots to still learn, I can definitely feel the physical growth of my golfing skills compared to the first meeting. I can see the increase in distance in my swings, and also the increase in aim. After a quick warm up with my swings, we will start transitioning immediately to.. Read More

In-Depth 2016 #3

Currently I have been trying to “master” the 7 iron in golf. I know the technique and I understand the stance and formation of the body, it’s just that I need be able to transfer that knowledge into actually hitting the ball. During the past two meetings with my mentor, we have been practicing mainly with the 7 iron. He says that it is important that I can master the.. Read More

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