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__________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ LESSON 14: BECOMING A CITIZEN Circle a letter or word, fill in the blanks, or write out the answer. Recall details. 1. S. citizen? a. visit the United States at least once a year b. be born in the United States 2. Which is not a requirement for becoming a citizen? a. understanding English b. being born in the United States 3. S. citizen? a. S. president b. S. elections 9. To take something for granted is to ( recognize its value / fail to appreciate its value ).
As a surgeon, Galen treated the wounds of the gladiators. Also among his patients were the emperors Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus, Commodus, and Septimus Severus. Galen made most of his findings by dissecting animals. His knowledge of human anatomy was limited. Why? Because dissecting human bodies was illegal then. Yet in spite of Galen’s misconceptions, the wealth of accurate detail in his writings is astonishing. Think about the early days of medicine. 1. Think of a good title for each reading.
That’s why got dark! it’s often said that he was Another story claimed that one of the greatest players he once rounded second never to play in the majors! base and got hit with his For 28 years, Bell starred own ground ball. Yet another in the Negro Leagues. This unlikely story said that he organization was founded in once scored all the way from JAMES THOMAS BELL “COOL PAPA” 1920 to give black men the first base on a sacrifice bunt! NEGRO LEAGUES 1922–1950 SPEED, DARING, AND BATTING chance to play organized COMBINED Perhaps Bell’s greatest SKILL TO RANK AMONG BEST PLAYERS IN NEGRO LEAGUES.