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Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons
the answer is b.

A.Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers.

B.Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder.

C.In 1819, the Baptists founded Hamilton Literary and Theological Seminary; which was renamed Colgate University when soap maker William Colgate donated a large sum of money to the school.

D.Star Trek: The Motion Picture was criticized for too many special effects; in contrast, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan focused more on plot and characters.

  • English II -

    B is correct; no semicolon or colon needed.

    Remember --

    ~~ Use semicolon to separate EQUAL things.
    ~~ Use colon to precede a list or something that explains the first independent clause of the sentence.

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    its C.

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