1. Element: Protection of the common good in a political society (a commonwealth) The pamphlet Common Sense contains many references to the protection of the common good in a political society. Paine writes, “I challenge the warmest advocate for reconciliation, to shew, a single advantage that this continent can reap, by being connected with Great-Britain. [...Read more...]
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King George’s War (War of Austrian Succession) Erupted in 1739 over succession to the Austrian throne, sparked renewed hostilities in North America French tried to regain Nova Scotia, New Englanders successfully captured Louisbourg in the spring of 1745, an “impregnable fortress” They ignored European military conventions and treated the townspeople abysmally A year later, a [...Read more...]
The American Revolution / War of Independence Notes General Situation French defeat in the Seven Years’ War left the British in control of nearly all the settled parts of North America In 1763, the Treaty of Paris recognized British claims on the continent that were east of the Mississippi, including Florida and British North America [...Read more...]
Dynamic equilibrium: Many chemical reactions don’t go to completion Once the products are formed, the reverse reaction may take place to reform the reactants In a closed system with constant temp, the concentrations of all the reactants and products will eventually become constant When the system reaches this state, it is in dynamic equilibrium/chemical equilibrium [...Read more...]
Don’t forget, May 2010 results come out on July 6th. Comment with your mark predictions! eg) M10/TZ1 Maths SL – 7 English HL – 60% 7, 40% 6 Chemistry HL – 40% 6, 60% 5 History HL – 45% 6, 55% 5 Biology SL – 7 Francais NM – 90% 6, 10% 5 TOK: 25% [...Read more...]
So it would appear that I am finally done IB. Unless, of course, I opt for the wonderful November retakes. It’s been a long and painful struggle, IB; I salute you. I’m willing to forgive you of the crimes against humanity that you have committed over the last 2 years, but I will not forgive [...Read more...]