Political writings may
be fiction or non-fiction. They explore the activities of a government, state,
or society. These works are often critical of the status quo and illuminate the
shortcomings or corruption of those in power.
We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...
Reading Set: 5 Passages
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
Reading Set: 18 Passages
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
Reading Set: 10 Passages
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
Reading Set: 13 Passages
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Reading Set: 6 Passages
by Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony was a devout women’s rights activis...
422 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Main / Central Idea
Abigail Adams’ letters to her husband, John Adams, reveals much of the inner workings of the early Founding Fathers. In this ex...
261 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, and Main / Central Idea
by Sojourner Truth and Olive Gilbert from Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave
Sojourner Truth was a abolitionist, feminist, and po...
447 Words, 7th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary
by Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s address to Congres...
518 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Main / Central Idea and Summary