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Day 1
The most earliest record of whaling as an organized business dates from
around 875 A.D.
Two year whaling voyages were so common that the whole entire regions
were depleted of whales.
Correct placement of B.C. /A.D.
Elimination of double comparison
Use of hyphen with compound adjective
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most
Day 1
The earliest record of whaling as an organized business dates from around
A.D. 875.
Elimination of double comparison
Correct placement of B.C. /A.D.
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whole
Two-year whaling voyages were so common that the entire regions were
depleted of whales.
Use of hyphen with compound adjective
Elimination of redundancy
Day 2
American whaling took place from Nantucket and Cape Cod, Massachusetts,
New London, Connecticut, San Francisco, California, and Sag Harbor, New
York.
In all more than 70 American ports sent out whalers.
Use of comma after introductory prepositional phrase for clarity
Spelling out numbers through one hundred
Use of semicolons in a series containing commas
Day 2
American whaling took place from Nantucket and Cape Cod, Massachusetts;
New London, Connecticut; San Francisco, California; and Sag Harbor, New
York.
Use of semicolons in a series containing commas
In all, more than seventy American ports sent out whalers.
Use of comma after introductory prepositional phrase for clarity
Spelling out numbers through one hundred
Day 3
The peak year for American whaling was 1846, when 736 vessels and 70000
people were engaged in the industry.
The decline in whaling was accelerated by the fact that there were fewer
whales. The decline begun in 1847.
Combining sentences
Correct past verb tense
Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals
Day 3
The peak year for American whaling was 1846, when 736 vessels and 70,000
people were engaged in the industry.
Use of comma in large numbers expressed in numerals
The decline in whaling, which began in 1847, was accelerated by the fact that
there were fewer whales.
Correct past verb tense
Combining sentences
Day 4
Sailing off of the shore of Long Island, a school of whales was seen.
Controlling endangered species, such as the whale, is everyones responsibility.
Elimination of unnecessary preposition
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Use of apostrophe to show possession
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Day 4
of
Sailing off the shore of Long Island, we saw a school of whales.
Correction of dangling modifier
Elimination of unnecessary preposition
Use of active voice to improve style
Controlling endangered species, such as the whale, is everyone’s responsibility.
Use of apostrophe to show possession
Day 5
In 1946, the international whaling commission was established in Washington
D.C.
This organization limits the number of whales that can be killed so the species
will not become extinct.
Use of comma to separate parts of an address
Capitalization of name of organization
Correct subordinating conjunction
Day 5
In 1946, the International Whaling Commission was established in
Washington, D.C.
Capitalization of name of organization
Use of comma to separate parts of an address
This organization limits the number of whales that can be killed so that the
species will not become extinct.
Correct subordinating conjunction
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