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Log 3: 1794, I am Dead, But so is He.

Finally! That tyrant Robespierre is finally sentenced as guilty and has been sent to the guillotine! That cruel man committed genocide and killing thousands of innocent people like me. Who thought that a mass murderer like Robespierre would have be successful and… Continue Reading →

Log 2: 1793, The Gironde is not Doing so Well

It has been a busy past few years. Since the outbreak of the Revolution, I have gone up the ranks with my great speeches. I first joined the Jacobin Club and I became apart of the Girondists, which I became leader of. Along with… Continue Reading →

A Great Influence: Rousseau

Jacques Pierre Brissot was highly influenced by the ethical principles theorized by philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Rousseau had wrote a book called The Social Contract that he theorized was the best way to establish a political community around the problems of commercial society. The Social… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Week 16: Upbeat Challenge

Less than a month until In-Depth Night! The night where I showcase all I have learned in the past 4 months. Performances are scary, but exciting. And I hope the stage fright won’t hit me as hard this year. This… Continue Reading →

Log 1: 1784, Out of Prison!

I have just been released from Bastille after four months.  I was at London proposing a paper collaborating with European intellectuals, and soon after I returned to Paris, I was sent to Bastille for publishing a pornographic pamphlet against the queen. Now that I am out, I will be… Continue Reading →

Memes!

In Socials class, this past week, we’ve been discussing, defining, and creating memes. In out memes, we had to use one of the socials curriculum Big Ideas, a Hamilton the Musical and/or Howard Zinn reference, and then a Current Event… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Week 13: Pistachio

Today seemed very short for some sort of reason. Similarly to last week, Liam, my mentor, told me how ‘pizzicato’ could also be turned into a beat if said slowly. It sounded like “Pi-tsi-cato”. We got into beatboxing that for… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Week 12: Electrified

It’s just over halfway through this project, and the relationship with my mentor, Liam, has grown stronger than ever.  Right now, my mentoring relationship going very well, particularly, meeting every week helps a lot to help reinforce new learning. Every meeting, we sit… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Week 11: Don’t Worry, Have a Cup of Tea.

This week, my mentor Liam, was excited to teach me a pattern he just learned from his friend. It was “Sip a cup a(of) tea” but with out any vowels. We played around with that for while then Liam introduced… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Week 10: The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

The Question: What did I do this Week? Today, I finally got to see my mentor, Liam, after a month of not seeing each other due to Liam being sick, and me going out for vacation. We quickly caught up… Continue Reading →

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