In the 1830s, Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville spent 10 months touring the United States. He wrote a book about life in the US called Democracy in America. In his book, de Tocqueville wrote about politics, economics, culture and social reform movements.
If you were going to write a book about another country, how long would you want to spend in that country? What country would you choose? What kinds of things would you want to observe?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.