So I ended up with a very small book, with the dimensions of around 3x5 inches and weighed approximately 1 pound, by Culpepper published in 1751 titled, “Complete and Experienced Midwife.” This book was probably used by lower-classed midwifes during the 18th century as a guide to child bearing and proper remedies for the diseases. At first glance of the book, the cover is made from leather and is probably the original cover, since the cover seems to used and scuffed with marks. Once you open the book you see that the font is really small but is very legible and it is written in English, the... [+] Read more
Destroying Marine Life
About 71% of the Earth’s surface is water and in those oceans rivers and lakes there is another world where fish, sharks and other aquatic animals lives. Human beings especially Southeast Asians rely highly on fish for food. Fishing has increased in almost every part of the world and 2011 global fish consumption hit a record of 37 pound of fish per person on average people eat four times as much fish now as they did in 1950 (Vince, para. 2). The consumption of fish is so high that in 50 years fish may become extinct because there will not be enough... [+] Read more
Hi, as a former student I might not have any relevance in the context of this website anymore. However if any teachers are interested
I stumbled upon this interesting project. Since it's a newsactivism class I believe that this setup is more user friendly, simple to apply and
most importantly interesting to read.
Hope you can make something out of this,
The Canadian First Nations’ treaties are not being respected. I think they should be honored, and so does rocker Neil Young. He recently kicked off a music tour to raise money and awareness in an effort to help the Chipewyans of Alberta, where lies the massive Athabasca oil sands.
Firstly, back in the 1870’s and into the 1920’s, a series of treaties were signed – the eighth of which involves the Chipewyans – with the First Nations of Canada, giving them a range of rights. According to Treaty 8, the Chipewayans are in title to 840,000 square kilometers for reserves. Some other... [+] Read more