1: Eleanor Roosevelt 1.Birth Name: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt 2.Married her distant cousin Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1905 who was Pres. at that time. 3.Started her career as a political helpmate. 4.She was very active in the women's division of the State Democratic Committee to keep his interest in politics alive after FDR was struck with polio. 5.After FDR died she started as American spokesman in the United Nations. 6.Was active in the American Red Cross and in volunteer work in Navy hospitals. 7.As first lady she traveled a lot around the nation, visiting relief projects, surveying working and living conditions, and then reporting her observations to the President. 8.She was a good lecturer and speaker. 9.She spoke through the media like television and radio. 10.She was a prolific writer with many articles and books to her credit including a multi-volume autobiography.
2: The Recession 1.Suicide rates have increased. 2.Many job loss causing unemployment rates to rise. 3.People can not afford to pay bills on time including credit card bills rent mortgages etc. 4.Interest rates increase on credit cards. 5.On April 23, 2009 President Barack Obama is trying to get big credit card companies such as Visa, MasterCard, Bank of America, American Express etc. to lower their interest rates so therefore people can try to pay their bills on time. 6.This recession has a huge impact on stock markets, big businesses causing them to go bankrupt and go out of business, causing the economy to suffer. 7.Inventories decrease because businesses cut production and draw on their stored resources. 8.Work is very difficult to find making the general wages to decrease. 9.Affecting every family because people are getting laid off. 10.President Barack Obama is trying to end the recession by the year 2010.
3: Immigration 1.People from different countries migrate to other countries as non residents, and most times for a better life or by force. 2.Immigration is a major source of population growth and cultural change, not only in the U.S., but in many other countries. 3.Immigration today is causing great controversy in the political world especially because many people are against it and for it. 4.Because many of these immigrants come to different countries many residents can not get jobs because these immigrants hold these jobs. 5.Many of the people here today are immigrants illegally. 6.In today’s political world many politicians debate over immigration. 7.There are many requirements in becoming a legal citizen in the U.S. u must have something called a Green card or your Visa, you can also study 100 questions about American history and take a short oral test for your citizenship. 8.Obama and Biden plan to secure U.S. borders. 9.Obama and Biden also plan to improve the immigration system. 10.A major problem is breaking families apart Obama and Biden want to increase the number of legal immigrants to keep families together.
4: 1.Decrease in animals not only sea cold blooded animals, but all types because of this global warming. 2.People are trying to save energy by using energy saving light bulbs. 3.Vehicle companies are using hybrid cars and buses are turning hybrid which there would be less pollution if more cars and buses use it. 4.The constant change in the climate is causing health problems as well. 5.Scientists say a warmer world can cause frequent intense wildfires, heat waves and storms. 6.Air pollution causes the asthma rate to rise and other complications can occur. 7.Warmer water is causing the ocean to be more acidic and stronger storms. 8.The chance of a dangerous hurricane increases because of the warmer oceans. 9.Sea levels rise, therefore the higher ocean waves erode the coastlines. 10.Recycling many materials can help eliminate global warming.
5: 1.Joseph McCarthy encouraged people to fear communism. 2.America feared communism attack. 3.Russia planned to spread communism around the world. 4.Russia’s expansion west into Eastern Europe and broken election promises. 5.The Cold War was to take over/dominate international affairs for decades and many major crises occurred. 6.Cold War, is the term used to describe the post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its allies. The Cold War