dangling modifiers
dangling phrases are attached to sentence parts in such a way they create ambiguity and potentiaonally incorrect meanings.

Allegory
A story in verse or prose with characters that represent virtues and vices. symbolic and literal: The Pilgrims progress
epic
Along pose, usually of book length, reflects values inherent in teh generative society. Homer’s Iliad and odyssey Miilton’s Paradise Lost
Fable
A terse tale offering a moral or exemplum. Ie animals speak and act like humans
Legend
Historically factual but actually a misture of fact and fiction
Narrative Nonfiction
Factual information presented in a format that tells a story.
four main types of nonfiction writng
Expository: explains a topic or how to do somethingPersuasive:Descriptive: writing excites sensesNarrative: informs by telling a story
Historical and cultural context
Local colorSlavery: Harriet Beecher Stowe- Uncle Tom’s Cabin first effort to depict the lives of slaves from their standpoinImmigration: Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose- autobiography of Meriwether Lewis/ recounting of Lewis and Clark John Steinbecks Cannery Row and Tortilla Flats Mexican immigrants The joy luck club- Chinese immigrantsCivil Right protest literature: James Baldwin- Blues for MIster Charlie, Martin Luther King- Where do we go from here
Prewriting
Include Clustering Listing Brainstorming Mapping Free Writing Charting
Documentation
Cite anything that is not common knowledge.

Includes direct quotes as well as ideas or statistics.

Powers delegated to the federal government
to taxto borrow and coin moneyto establish a postal serviceto grant patents and copyrightsto regulate interstate and foreign commerceto establish courtsto declare warto raise and support the armed forcesto govern territoriesto defina nd punish felonies and piracy on the high seasto fix standards or weights and measuresto conduct foreign affairs
Powers reserved to the state
to regulate intrastate tradeto establish local governmentsto protect general welfareto protect life and propertyto ratify amendmentsto conduct electionsto make state and local laws
concurrent powers of federal and state government
may taxmay borrow moneymay charter banks and corporationsmay establish courtsmay make and enforce lawsmay take property for public purposesmay spend money to provide for the publich welfare
Legislative Branch
Article 1 of constitution established the legislative or law-making branch of government call the Congress.responsible for:makings lawsraising and printing moneyregulating tradeestablishing the postal service and federal courtsapproving the President’s appointmentsdeclaring warsupporting the armed forceschange constitution impeach President
Executive Branch
Headed by Presidentleads the country,recommends new lawsveto billsappoints federal judges
Judicial
Article 3 of constitutionheaded by supreme courtcan rule that a law passed by other 2 branches can be illegal and unconstitutional
Anarchism
elimination of all government and is replaced by a cooperative community of individuals. Black Flag
Communism
ideology of class conflict and revolutiona one party stategovernment controlled mediagovernment ownership of the means of production and distribution of goods and servicesred flag/ stars/ hammer/ sickles
Dictatorship
rule by individual or small group of individuals (Oligarchy)enforces through military or police force
Fascism
similar to communismidolization of the leader, a “cult of personality, German Nazism and Italian Fascism
Presidential System
system of gov. with a legislature, few or many political parties, and has no division between head of state and head of governmentcan only be removed before an election for major infractions of the law
Socialism
belief and system in which the state takes a guiding role in the national economy and provides extensive social services to its populationpromotes democracy though with heavy state involvement
Secretary of State
well known foreign policy advocate: the Secretary is port of the Executive Branch and is appointed by the President and confirmed by congress