Philosophy Essay: Against Representation

Throughout much of our study and development of human cognition and its replication in the various forms of artificial intelligence, there has been an underlying assumption from which we have based our work...

Symbolic Logic: Conditional/Indirect Proofs and Proving Theorems

Hey guys! So, this time, we're going look at other methods we can use to construct proofs when just deriving from the premises isn't enough. Conditional Proof (CP) The setup: Basically, you use this method when the conclusion or a part of the conclusion you want is a conditional. This makes it so you assume…

APCS Chapter 6: 2D Arrays and ArrayLists

Alright, it's time to tackle 2D arrays and arrayLists. 2D arrays are basically arrays of arrays. First off, 2D arrays: 2D Arrays To start off with, the declaration and instantiation. Since 2D arrays are objects, we will use the new operator. There are several ways to do this: The "normal" way:data type [] [] name = new data type…

APUSH Discussion Groups: Was Lincoln the best president? (No)

While I disagree with my given stance, this was the position given to me to argue, so I had to take it. I like arguing the on the losing side anyway; it's much more exciting and fresh. In any case, since each side of the debate is made up of a team of two people,…

APUSH Essay Prep Unit IX: Cold War

We got only got five essay prompts for this unit. (1) Analyze the impact of TWO of the following on Soviet-American relations in the decade following the Second World War, 1945-1955. The Yalta Conference    Communist Revolution in China Korean War    McCarthyism Synthesis: US-Soviet relations were never good to begin with. Then, with the Cold…

APUSH Unit VII Key Terms

1. suffragettes: Catt, Stanton, Paul, Mott 2. Treaty of Paris (1899)* 3. Conservative U.S. Supreme Court decisions: Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918); U.S. v E.C. Knight 4. “dollar diplomacy” 5. WWI: U.S. neutrality/freedom of the seas 6. child labor 7. Annexation of Hawaii 8. Hawaii/Dole/ Queen Lilioukalani 9. Spanish American War/causes 10. “Splendid little war” 11.…

APUSH Unit V Essay Prep: The Civil War to the Early 1900s

The 1860 Political Party I have just three for this unit that are complete. The other three weren't finished and I only got synthesis points for them so I'm not going to put them on here. (1) Analyse the social, political, and economic forces of the 1840s and early 1850s that led to the emergence of…

What You Need to Know for APUSH

Alright, here is the article I promised. This article is a continuation of another article on this blog called "Should I take APUSH?". If you didn't read it yet and you're not sure whether or not you should take APUSH, check it out. Today, I'm going to go over the basic structure of this class…

    Well, there's a reason you clicked on this article; you either want to write a blog or want someone else to write a blog to help you. Either way, you're interested in blogs. So there, I just drew up a simple equation: you plus a blog on one side and your potential audience…

Should I Take APUSH?

After this year, I never want to see this cover ever again. Now is the time when high schools start handing out course verification sheets and you, being an AP World student (or not), can't decide on whether or not to take APUSH next year. Of course, that depends on your abilities and it depends on…

The End of the World

The genie crossed his arms, "You do know you're a bloody idiot, don't you?" Abubakar only moved his foot so that it rested on the rune that would cause unending pain to the genie. The genie only looked at him disdainfully. "Do it." The genie snorted, "I only wish I could create a backup file…

Fencing for Dummies

    Yo! It's time to talk about one of my favorite things: fencing. There are some basic things you should know to fence well. Both Nemoullyseus and I are fencers and today, I'm going to share some little things that can decide the outcome of each bout. I should say that I fence epee…

Top Mistakes (Fanfic) Writers Make

  I'm going to say first off that fanfiction can generally be considered the cancer of online writing. There are really well-written fanfiction; they're just hard to find. If you are a BatCat fan, here's one for you here. I'm gonna reference a lot of books here and there are also some terms that most people…

The Beginning of an Acquaintance

The shadows outside of the tinted windows stopped moving and Tom knew that they had arrived. His silent chauffeur sat in the driver's seat, his hands still on the steering wheel. Ready to drive once his passenger and his baggage are gone. Tom gulped and forced himself to open the door and step out. His…

Unit IV: Antebellum America (1800s up to the Civil War)

Trail of Tears by Robert Lindneux (1942) This unit's essay prep is incomplete because at the time, there was other things going on and my partner and I didn't have the time to fully expand on all the points, so I'll only include the prompts that were completed. (1) The Jacksonian Period (1824-1848) has been…