Task 14

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June 6, 2017 by budooralali

1. In 1787, the British Government sent a fleet of convicts to colonize Australia. = FACT
2. The core of the earth has a temperature of nearly 5,000 degrees centigrade. = FACT
3. Chinese treatment of the homeless is a disgrace. = OPINION
4. Today is Saturday and Mark always sleeps in on Saturdays, so that is why he is late for the game. = BIAS
5. There was no way for me to go to school because my son had a temperature of one hundred and two degrees this morning. = BIAS
6. Because of a newly formed and largely incompetent national weather service, the city of Galveston, Texas was practically destroyed in a horrifying hurricane that left thousands dead. = OPINION
7. In 1852, the President of the United States, Franklin Pierce, was greedy to expand U.S. influence, and he formally offered to buy the island of Cuba. = OPINION / FACT
8. In 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. It was the most incredible human achievement. = FACT / OPINION
9. On July 2, 1822, the brilliant ex-slave and rebel leader Denmark Vesey was captured by South Carolina authorities, who had discovered Vesey’s planned rebellion and were determined to hunt him down. = FACT / OPINION 
10. Rachel Carson will always be remembered as the mother of modern ecology. = BIAS
11. Between 1945 and 1960, the number of cars in the United States increased by 133 percent. = FACT
12. The house was painted recently on November 18, 2012, so it looks as good as new.  = OPINION
13. Poetry and politics just don’t mix. = OPINION
14. In Tarpon Springs, Florida there are people who work underwater. These people are called sponge divers. Sponge diving is not an easy job. The diver has to breathe under the water, and be careful of extreme water pressure. = FACT
15. Life found on Mars. Scientists discover new forms of life that once lived on Mars. This proves that aliens exist. = BIAS


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