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History
Word box : Mercantilism Religious Freedom Magna Carta English Bill of Rights Mayflower Compact Fundamental Orders of Conneticut Virginia House of Burgesses Navigation Acts 1. 1689 law that reinforced the idea of no taxation without representation and the right to petition the ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:46am

English
Which diagram correctly represents this sentence? Andy teaches and plays the guitar
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:17am

English
1. Most of the money is spent to buy books. 2. Most of the money is used to buy books. 3. Most of the time was spent riding a bike. 4. Most of the water is spoiled. 5. Most of the playground is muddy. 6. Most of the apple was eaten by the kid. ------------------ Are they all ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 5:37am

English
I need help with usage and mechanics, what are some tips? I don't understand them, any websites to help me out?
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:51pm

English
What is the conflict and resolution in a journey through Texas by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca and Plymouth plantation by William Bradford ?
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 3:25pm

English
A person born in a country is blank to that country. What goes in the blank?
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:12am

English
The excerpt has an example of what literary device? “However, I altered my traps; and not to trouble you with particulars, going one morning to see my traps, I found in one of them a large old he-goat…” —Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe I think it is paradox...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8:36pm

English
1. It is of no use to cry like a baby. 2. It is no use crying like a baby. ------------- Are both the same and grammatical? Is 'it' a false subject? Is 'to cry like a baby' and 'crying like a baby' a real subject?
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:49pm

English
How does voice affect the credibility of a text?
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 12:50pm

english
When the movie Star Wars premiered in 1977, it was both surprising and a revolution in its special effects.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 10:43am

English
1) In the story "A Meeting in the Dark," John's character advances the plot and communicates the theme through each of the following conflicts except. A)man vs. man B)man vs. nature C)man vs. society D)man vs. himself 2) Read the following sentences that reflects...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:38am

english
correct the fragments by combining the fragment introduced by a subordinate conjunction with the sentence before or after it to form a complex sentence. He had breakfast. Before he left for school. It was six o'clock. my answer: It was six o'clock. He had breakfast ...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:40am

English
1. However rich you may be, you can't buy it. 2. However rich you are, you can't buy it. 3. However cold it may be, you must not stay indoors all day. 4. However cold it is, you must not stay indoors all day. -------------------- Which expressions are correct? Are they...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:46am

English
Especially when the game is called life. There can be a champion in each of us, If we live as a winner, If we live as a member of the team, If we live with a hopeful spirit, For life. ----------------------------- This is a poem. What is the meaning of the last expression &...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 1:43am

English
I have this question on my homework to find six pieces of figurative language and six pieces of symbolism for the book The Barcode Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn. I could only find two though- the barcode and the Whiteface Mountain. Please help. Your help is very much appreciated. -...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10:13pm

English
How much control should students have over their education?
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:38pm

English help
Where would I add commas in these sentences? 1. My favorite authors are Toni Morrison Kristin Hannah and William Shakespeare. 2. Some people think Benjamin Franklin is a former president but he is not. 3. The new student had a tiring hectic day. 4. Indeed true happiness does ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:13pm

English check
Which is correct? For this section, choose the answer choice that represents the correctly punctuated sentence. 1. A. The tall, dark, and handsome man was actually a con artist, and he fooled his friends for years. B. The tall, dark, and handsome man was actually a con artist ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:08pm

English (The Renaissance: Unit 4)
"When in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes/I all alone beweep my outcast state..." What emotion is shakespeare describing in these lines from Sonnet 29? A. Anger B. Depression C. Contentment D. Awe **Depression**?
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:07pm

English
2. "Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay./Exacted by thy fate, on the just day." Which of these is nearest in meaning to the word exacted, as it is used in the passage above? A. Requested and received B. denied and rejected C. Demanded and collected D. ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:38pm

English
Lesson 11 Test Someone halp For Questions 1-3, choose the word or phrase that best matches the word in italics. 1. She liked her new bedroom but she did not care for the *hue* of it's walls.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:34pm

English Help
To what extent can goals and behaviors change as a result of learning
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:09pm

English language arts IV
Which words should be capitalized in the sentence " Hawaii has some of the most beautiful beaches on earth"
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:43pm

language arts
Which type of person is Merchant Lyte from Johnny Tremain A kind and generous B crass and sloppy C devious and manipulative D intelligent and hardworking is it C Which lines from the novel best supports the answer to the previous question? "He's sly". When the ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:39pm

language arts
Which type of person is Merchant Lyte? A kind and generous B crass and sloppy C devious and manipulative D intelligent and hardworking Which lines from the novel best supports the answer to the previous question? A "He's sly" When merchants agreed not to import ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12:24pm

English
I need help with my research paper outline.(ARE THERE ANY MISTAKES?) According to (author/source)Michael Martinez and Jaqueline Hurtado(Date 2014/11/15) the main idea about this subject is the parents does not believe in what the government said and that they are not doing ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:28am

English Check!! The Cay
The Cay Which of the following details from the exposition will most likely connect to the larger plot of the story? A)the german submarines are described as silent hungry sharks B)Phillips fathers name is also Phillip C) The Germans sink the Empire Tern as it leaves Curacao...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:16am

English
My daughter has a worksheet due tomorrow and is stressing because she read the book Dragonwings and didn't get it at all and doesn't get the worksheet and i cant read it and help her,please help 1)Why doesn't Moon Shadow attend public school?How is he being ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:22pm

English
Writers often make common errors by writing the way they speak. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Because Belinda wants to move to California.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:12pm

English
Writers often make common errors by omitting punctuation. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Tabitha drove to school she took her math test she drove home in the afternoon.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:12pm

english
Writers often make common errors by adding improper punctuation. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Terrance has collected sand from all of the exotic islands he’s visited, his favorite sample is the green sand from Hawaii.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:11pm

English
In the book dragonwings why does windrider break the rules and go after black dog? Why does the tiger genral cooperate with windrider?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:44pm

English
In the book dragonwings why does black dog beat up moon shadow? What does the fact that the boy is not angry at black dog suggest or tell you about him?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:42pm

English
In the book dragonwings why doesn't moon shadow attend public school? How is he being educated?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:40pm

English
Rewrite the following sentences in order to correct the punctuation. In the morning Shelby ate a peanut butter sandwich and an apple she rode her bike to school. After running the half marathon; Amelia was too tired to walk her dog.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:31pm

English
I need help annotating an essay that I got. I need help finding rhetorical devices, ethos, pathos, and logos appeals. I also need help explaining why, forexample, a line or passage reflects an ethos appeal and so on. This is for "Concerning the Dangers from Foreign Force ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 12:36pm

English
Which of the following lines from the poem best shows the speaker's distaste for the situation? A)Silence. Silence transmission of Pressurized good breeding? B)OR VERY DARK?" Button B. Button A. Stench. C)Pushed dumbfounded to beg simplification. D)Her assent was very...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:41am

english
Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot! Had they heard it? The horse-hoofs ringing clear; Tlot-tlot, tlot-tlot, in the distance? Were they deaf that they did not hear? Down the ribbon of moonlight, over the brow of the hill, The highwayman came riding, Riding, riding! The red-coats looked to ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 10:39am

english
The Pied Piper of Hamelin ― Robert Browning "Then, like a musical adept, To blow the pipe his lips he wrinkled, And green and blue his sharp eyes twinkled, Like a candle-flame where salt is sprinkled; And ere three shrill notes the pipe uttered, You heard as if an ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 10:35am

English
In "Telephone Conversation," which of the following best describes the shift in the speaker's attitude towards the landlady? A)from fuming to mischievous B)from angered to conciliatory C)from embarrassed to arrogant D)from cooperative to ninchalant
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:08am

English
1. I set my watch by the radio. 2. I set my watch by the clock. 3. I set my watch by the TV. 4. I set my camera on automatic. 5. I set my camera on flash. -------------------- Are they all grammatical? Can we use 'according to' instead of 'by'?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:48am

English
1. He must have been late for the school. 2. He muse have been late for school. --------------------------- Which one is grammatical? Do we have to put 'the' before 'school'?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:35am

English
1. He skipped the class yesterday. 2. He missed the class yesterday. -------------- Are both the same in meaning? What other words can we use instead of 'skipped'?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:32am

English
1. I want to be an architecture designer in the future. 2. I want to be an architectural designer in the future 3. I want to be a construction designer in the future. 4. I want to be a constructional designer in the future. -------------- Which one is grammatical and commonly ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 10:40pm

English
Examples of realization in The Great Gatsby prove money can't buy happiness?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 10:39pm

Child Development
Please Check my answers 1. A type of communication that isn't only about the present and that promotes higher level thinking such as planning and reminiscing is called A. child-child conversation. B. chanting. C. early production. D. decontextualized talk. ANSWER: A 2. ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 10:20pm

english
How dies George figure that he, Lennie and Candy could perhaps buy the dream place?(four points).
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:22pm

english
How dies George figure that he, Lennie and Candy could perhaps buy the dream place?(four points)
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:50pm

english
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:43pm

english
in the book Of Mice and Men. How does Lennie interpret what crooks is saying to him?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:09pm

english
On what elements should you take notes to write a summary of a play? A. symbolism and analogies B. sets, costumes, characters, and motivations C. characters, places, problem, key events D. author’s purpose and stage directions please help
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:43pm

english
Read the selection from Sara Teasdale’s “Open Windows,” and answer the questions. [. . .] I am alone with Weakness and Pain, Sick abed and June is going, I cannot keep her, she hurries by With the silver-green of her garments blowing. 5 Men and women pass in the...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:03pm

English
Is this a good introduction for a Domestic violence persuasive essay? She had so much potential. Her whole life ahead of her. She wanted to get a degree, get married and have children. But she is dead...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:44pm

English
In the excerpt from Barrio Boy, why does Miss Hopley have another boy come to her meeting with Ernesto and his mother? Ernesto has gotten into a fight with the other boy. The other boy is Ernesto's older brother. Ernesto and his mother do not speak English. The other boy ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:30pm

English
Read The Wages of Sin and match literary analysis
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:52am

English
1. When somebody telephones you from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. 2. When you are telephoned from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. 3. Being telephoned from abroad, you should answer the phone at once. ------------------ Are they all grammatical?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5:10am

English
1. When you telephone from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 2. When you are telephone from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 3. Telephoning from abroad, you should dial 096 first. 4. Telephoned from abroad, you should dial 096 first. ------------------ Which ones are ...
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 4:35am

English..
Why does a gun represent fear?
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:58pm

English
1. If you hurry up, you will catch the bus. 2. If you hurry up, you can catch the bus. 3.If you hurry up, you may catch the bus. 4. If you hurry up, you shall catch the bus. (Are they all grammatical?)
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:51pm

English
Background Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:22pm

english
I need help with finding some poetry devices in the poem: Wordsmith by Susan young. I already have some, but would love a second opinion.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:41pm

English..
How does a gun represent fear? Hoe does pearls represent hope? How does a key represent hope?
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:32pm

English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:38pm

English
What can I write for a thesis statement for an essay about how the settings influence a story's characters? I don't know how to take a stand on this type of essay.
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
1. There is no one but knows it. 2. There is no one that does not know it. ------------ Are both the same? Is 'but' a relative pronoun in Sentence 1?
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 3:40am

english
present participle like "having" how to use tis and meaning tothis word
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 12:45am

English
1. I went to Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. 2. I went to a Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. 3. I went to the Shinsegae Department Store to buy some clothes. ------------------- Which one is right? Don't we need to use the article before '...
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:50pm

English help please
1. Which of the following passages from the text identifies a key event in the plot? A. "... I'll buy your unexpired time. I think between us we could make some fine things- you and I." The boy flushed. To think the great Paul Revere wanted him... B. His feet ...
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:38pm

English
when the price of goods and servies go up but the value of money goes down this is called ? a. draft b. infation c. blocked d. bond <------
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:50pm

english
Write a composition using one of these topics. Explain Why a certain sport is you favorite.My favorite sport is soccer. 2.Write a business letter to UPS
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:44pm

English
Astronauts are learned, taught to survive in space. I think learned? ?
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:53pm

essay excerpt edit- Does this flow/make sense?
Creativity was initially understood as the process that, appropriate to its root, created something new. As such, it is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "the quality of creating" or "cause[ing a new element] to exist,” (Creativity)." It has ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:48pm

please check my english
1. Which phrase, in "The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses," best describes Brille? (1 point) easygoing and generous with his friends intelligent, yet shortsighted in his political views intuitive and calculating in his appraisal of others quick­thinking and quick­...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:09pm

please help english
1. Which phrase, in "The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses," best describes Brille? (1 point) easygoing and generous with his friends intelligent, yet shortsighted in his political views intuitive and calculating in his appraisal of others quick­thinking and quick­...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:13pm

English
Can someone help me with this? Thank you! Prompt A: Compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the Americas and European writers. Include specific examples to support your statements.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 4:38pm

English
how to communicate logically and persuasively
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:02am

English
1. I didn't do exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time to do exercise. 2. I didn't exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time to exercise. 3. I didn't take exercise. Since I had a lot of homework, I didn't have time ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:31am

ENGLISH
The ff passage contains some run on sent. Rewrite the passage and correct the run ons by separating complete sent or joining them w/ coordinate or subordinate conjunctions. “Jojo was arrested by the police he got caught smoking marijuana. He stayed in detention for a ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:30am

English
Would you consider delusional a personality trait if not what other word that is a trait and is similar to delusional
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:11pm

English 10th grade
"I'd done a car for one of her patients, who told her about me." Which of the following describes the part, "who told her about me." A. nominal clause B. adjectival clause C. infinitive D. gerund phrase Is the answer, B, the adjectival clause describing...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:52pm

English 10th grade
"Well that's sculpture, making a '74 Toyota look like a '63 Corvette, only I didn't think of it that way...I was doing good work, and I was making good money." What is the purpose of the ellipsis (...)? I have it down to two possible answers: A. to ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:49pm

English 10th grade
"On windy days, you can hear its wings beating like a pair of brass cymbals." The part, "beating like a pair of brass cymbals" constitutes which of these? A. nominal clause B. adjectival clause C. gerund phrase D. participial phrase I chose D. participial ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:44pm

English 10th grade
Which of the following correctly describes this sentence? It looms menacingly over the road from the roof of a farmhouse, a flying reptile with a seven-foot wingspan. A. Simple B. Complex C. compound D. compound-complex I felt it was a simple sentence.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:40pm

English
What kind of character trait best describes this? Someone who blames someone else for causing their love one's death, they constantly blame them and believe that they are the reason why that person died and they cause their love one to die but they had no actual proof but ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:49pm

English
I need a few characteristic to describe the following: The person quickly switches from loving one person to another.and The person is willing to die for someone even though they have only met for a few days. I thought of a few. But I can't really prove it like (impulsive-...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:04pm

English
1- What was Macbeth's reaction towards Lady Macbeth' death and why did Shakespeare choose to bring Lady Macbeth to an end? 2- How does Juliets death compare to the death of Lady Macbeth and why does Shakespeare bring Juliet to an end?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:16pm

english
Some verbs a.take infitives and not gerunds b.take only gerunds and not infinitives c.that express facts are followed by gerunds d.all of the above. I am think d
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:30pm

english
Pronouns used as the subjects of the sentences or ad subject complements are a.objective pronouns me,her,him,them,us b.possessive nounspronouns my,mine,hers. C.nominative pronouns I,you I am think d none of the above.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:16pm

English
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:12pm

english 9 1
Director Ted Klines new movie, which didn't feature any stars, was finally released last may. This was a surprise. How do I fix this sentence? It's clarifying vague pronouns. I've tried redoing this so many times
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 1:11pm

English
Which of the following sentences uses the word skeptically correctly? a.)The teacher was trusted by her students, and as a result, they learned their lessons skeptically. b.)I was confident I’d gotten every question right and handed in my test skeptically. c.)Seeing the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:52am

english
I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze I wandered lonely as a cloud When all at once I saw a crowd Beside ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:52am

english
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never stops at all, 'And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. 'I've heard it in the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 10:48am

English
1. It's a fun city to visit. -------------- What does 'to visit' modify? ================ 2. Also, don't miss going on a boat ride. 3. Also, don't miss taking a boat ride. 4. Also, don't miss making a boat ride. 5. Also, don't miss riding a boat. 6...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:59am

English
Jenny, have you heard about Mike? -No, I haven't. What about him? ---------------- What is the meaning of 'What about him?' What other expressions can we use instead of that?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:54am

English
I'm going to visit Mike in the hospital this afternoon. Do you want to come? ------------------ Do we have to say__________? 1. Do you want to come? 2. Do you want to go? (Which one do we have to use?)
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:50am

English
Checking for grammatical correctness. Thank you, in advance!!! - This is a thesis statement: A father-daughter relationship helps define who we are today as it helps to shape the way we see things and deal with life in general, yet not all relationships are storybook material...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8:29am

ENGLISH
Love is a surgeon Love can cut into your flesh like a scalpel Love can operate upon your heart Love can circumcise you Perhaps you don't believe it But i know. Love operates Upon your skin, your hair, your gait For Love there is no remedy Except the surgeon's scalpel...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:48am

ENGLISH
Love is a surgeon. Love can cut into your flesh like a scalpel Love can operate upon your heart Love can circumcise you Perhaps you don't believe it But i know. Love operates Upon your skin, your hair, your gait For Love there is no remedy Except the surgeon's scalpel...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:42am

English
What is the simple predicate of the following sentence? The Saturn rocket made travel to the moon possible. A. Made B. Moon C. Possible {D. Travel}
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 12:42am

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