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March 5, 2015

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English *Answers Check*
am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. 2 Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:45pm

Math
Phil Anthropist likes to give away money. One day he went to the park with a wad of cash. He gave $100 to a man feeding pigeons. He then gave half of his remaining money to a child eating an ice-cream cone. He then gave $50 to the balloon seller. He then bought a hot dog and ...
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2:00am

LA
What part of speech is idle in this sentence? "The kids are left idle with nothing to do."
Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:12pm

ela
I'm analyzing JFK's speech for concession and counter argument. In this paragraph, I'm confused which is the counter and which is the concession. 1 "Some say that it is useless to speak of world peace or world law or world disarmament-and that it will be ...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:06pm

HISTORY
how is the size of a legislative district determined A. by geographical boundaries B. by city limits C. by the apportioned population D. by county boundaries*** 2. the term bicameral legislature refers to two of what A. chambers of the General Assembly *** B. state senators in...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11:16am

Social Studies
how is the size of a legislative district determined A. by geographical boundaries B. by city limits C. by the apportioned population D. by county boundaries*** 2. the term bicameral legislature refers to two of what A. chambers of the General Assembly *** B. state senators ...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:38am

Language arts
The poem: 1. It shall flash through coming ages, 2. It shall light the distant years; 3. And eyes now dim with sorrow 4. Shall be brighter through their tears. 5. It shall flush the mountain ranges, 6. And the valleys shall grow bright; 7. It shall bathe the hills in radiance...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 5:02pm

Communications
What are some good ideas for a demonstrative speech topic for a speech that has to be 5 minutes
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:39pm

Social Studies
!. how is the size of a legislative district determined A. by geographical boundaries B. by city limits *** C. by the apportioned population D. by county boundaries 2. the term bicameral legislature refers to two of what A. chambers of the General Assembly B. state senators in...
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:29pm

LA
When did William Shakespeare live? A. in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century b. in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century c.in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century Answer A 2. Which is NOT one of the differences between literary works and ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:24pm

speech
ENGLISH is the language of the opportunity
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 9:54am

History
1. In 1840 the population of chicago was only 4,470. by 1990 the city's population was 1, 698,575 which factor best explains the population change A- the constructuion of railroads connecting northeastern cities and Midwestern farms B- the reduction in immigration quotas ...
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:50pm

Constitutional Law
Which of the following is protected speech under the First Amendment? A. Offensive speech B. Fighting words C. Child pornography D. False commercial advertising
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:24pm

Constitutional Law
If a professor at a public school imposes a policy barring students from wearing all types of hats in the classroom, this would most appropriately be labeled as a: A. regulation of protected speech. B. ban on protected speech. C. content-based limitation on political speech. D...
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 11:43am

AP LIT
A VALEDICTION FORBIDDING MOURNING by John Donne As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say, "Now his breath goes," and some say, "No." So let us melt, and make no noise, [5] No tear-floods, ...
Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:59am

reading?
Which part of speech is the underlined word in the sentence? Next, add the eggs to the batter. A. preposition B. adverb C. conjunction D. interjection
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:05pm

Social studies
Which of the following increased south Carolina's desire to secede from the union? A.John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry*** B.Brooks' response to summer's speech C.the proslavery constitution submitted by Kansas D.the decline of the Whig party
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:31pm

Social studies
Which of the following increased south Carolina's desire to secede from the union? A.John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry B.Brooks' response to summer's speech C.the proslavery constitution submitted by Kansas*** D.the decline of the Whig party
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:20pm

Social Studies
in which way are the legal differences among men and women in saudi arabia most apparent a.in their manner of dress b. in their speech c. in their worship d.in their education
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 8:20am

English
1. The big boy picks on me at school. 2. The big boy harasses me at school. ---------------- Q1: Are both the same in meaning? Q2: What are the parts of speech of both 'picks' and 'on'? Q3:picks on 1) an intransitive verb + a preposition? 2) a transitive verb...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:55pm

English LAST 1. (:
It's about MLk I Have A Dream speech. Why does King use the rhetorical technique of parallel structure in his speech? A)to show that he is aware of the time that has passed B)to show that others are not aware of the time that has passed C)to show that two or more ideas ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:54pm

English **One Question**
In a sense we have come to our nation's capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:41pm

English
If you tell them about your worries, they will do the worrying for you while you sleep. ============== What is the part of speech of 'worrying'? Is 'worrying' a noun or a gerund?
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 9:34pm

English
* move as in: his speech moved many people in the conference. 1.to know how others feel and why feel that way 2. to cause somebody to have strong feelings, especially of sympathy or sadness (from a dictionary) ------------------------ I found the definition of the verb '...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10:42pm

English
move-to know how others feel and why feel that way ---------------- Is the definition of "move" "to know...."? Is the definition grammatical? eg. His speech moved people in the hall. English - Writeacher, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:31am No, in that ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10:36pm

English
move-to know how others feel and why feel that way ---------------- Is the definition of "move" "to know...."? Is the definition grammatical? eg. His speech moved people in the hall.
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 9:56pm

physics
CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 4:53pm

physics
CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 4:53pm

US History
Which of the following 19th century developments most undermined the racial philosophy John C. Calhoun Outlined in the excerpt from his 1848 Senate speech? A The establishment of the Ku Klux Klan B The enforcement of the black codes C. The suspension of habeas corpus D The ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:18pm

english
School has increased in its difficulty over the years. In the past, kindergarten was carefree; all I had to do was finger paint, crafts, and daily nap-times, which gave me the rest I needed. During my elementary years, math went from adding and subtracting to multiplication ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 11:15am

english
1.Is the underlined verb transitive or intransitive? The pilot STEERED the helicopter toward the harbor. **Transitive 2.Is the underlined verb transitive or intransitive? Far beneath the surface, the octopus SQUIRTED its ink at a predator. **Intransitive 3.Which sentence has a...
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 12:36am

Civics
Charles Schenck was a U.S. citizen and private in the Army. While in military training during World War I, Schenck printed and passed out leaflets explaining why he was against the draft (required military services). He was charged with violating the Espionage Act of 1917, a ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:23pm

Civics
In the case The Senate Of Tennessee V. John Thomas Scopes, high school biology teacher John Scopes was accused of teaching content that violated a Tennessee law that stopped public school teachers from teaching evolution. Scopes voted this law , but felt his right to free ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 5:58pm

English
I need help with 2 questions for this poem: Hear, nature, hear; dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make this creature fruitful! Into her womb convey sterility! Dry up in her the organs of increase; [5] And from her derogate body never spring A ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:22pm

English
Chapter 2 1.The antecedent of "its" in this sentence "There was, moreover, a boldness and rotundity of speech among these matrons, as most of them seemed to be, that would startle us at the present day, whether in respect to its purport or its volume of tone.&...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:01pm

speech
Which element includes logos, ethos, and pathos? (5 points) rhetorical devices thesis statements theme statements purpose statements
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 8:17pm

History
Who started the cold war? truman or stalin? 3 reasons why? my work: Many historians believe that Harry Truman was the one who started the cold war. There is no specific event that led to the cold war but the war mainly broke out because the US and the Soviet Union did not ...
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6:59pm

LA - 2 questions
4. Which of the following is one of the most significant events in chapter VIII *Johnny Tremain* A. Merchant Lyte's sickness B. James Otis's speech C. Lavinia asking the soldier to get Dr. Warren for her father*** I chose this one D. Dr. Warren lending his coach to ...
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 3:21pm

Language Arts
4. What is the significance of the speech James Otis delivered at the last meeting of the Observers? (1 point) a)Many of the Observers considered Otis to be insane by that time. b)Otis delivered an inspirational speech about the costs of war and the reasons for fighting. c)...
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 1:02pm

language arts
What is the significance of the speech James otis delivered at the last meeting of the observers? a. Many of the observers considered oits to be insane by that time b. Oits delivered an inspirational speech about the costs of war and reasons for fighting c. Otis urged the ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 2:30am

History
1.Which of these was a precedent that George Washington set? A. constitutional amendment process B.formal presidential dinners C.singing of the national anthem D.use of a presidential cabinet 2.“The time for a new election of a citizen be president of the United States is...
Monday, January 5, 2015 at 10:38am

english (3rd grade)
Kindly correct my answers. Direction: Arrange the sentences to form unified, coherent, logical and orderly paragraph. 1. a.For example ostriches and penguins cannot fly. b.The fastest birds can fly 100 km per hour. c.When people think of birds, they think first of their flying...
Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:58am

public speaking
Demographics is important to know your: A. speech. B. topic. C. audience. D. location of speaking event.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:42pm

L.A help please
Please check. 4. Which of the following is one of the most significant events in chapter VIII *Johnny Tremain* A. Merchant Lyte's sickness B. James Otis's speech C. Lavinia asking the soldier to get Dr. Warren for her father*** I chose this one D. Dr. Warren lending ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:01pm

History
Word box : 1st Amendment, 5th Amendment, Fear that strong gov would violate personal liberties, Baron Charles de Montesquieu, John Locke, responsibilities of citizenship, religous freedom, economic opportuinities, William Blackstone, Adam Smith, Political ecomonic and legal ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:09pm

Language Arts
Which of the following is one of the most significant events in chapter VIII? A) Merchant Lyte's sickness B) James Otis's speech C) Lavinia asking the soldier to get Dr. Warren for her father D) Dr. Warren lending his coach to Johnny Form the story Johnny Tremain: ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:20pm

Life Span Development
Question 1 1-The quality of a children’s attachments has been found to affect a-what children expect social interactions to be like. b-whether children remember positive or negative aspects of events better. c-children’s concepts of themselves. d-all of the above. (I...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:12am

History
Word box : Common Sense, Northwest Territory Ordinance, The American Crisis, Land Ordinance of 1785, Shays Rebellion, Philadelphia Convention of 1787, Virginia Plan, "Give me Liberty or Give me death" 1. Massachusetts farmers rebellion over loss of farms Shays ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 12:00pm

world history
writing a speech by prentending maximilien robespirre to people in france
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:38am

HISTORY
True False Following the conclusion of the war, Lincoln’s second term in office was much more peaceful. Not sure about this question, because Lincoln talked about peace in his speech but his term was so short because he was shot.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:48pm

Psychology
The areas of the hemisphere involved in speech and language tend to be large in ____. The areas of the parietal lobe involved in visuospacial processing tend to be larger in ____ a) women, women b) men, men c) men, women d) women, men
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:13pm

Psych
The areas of the hemisphere involved in speech and language tend to be large in ____. The areas of the parietal lobe involved in visuospacial processing tend to be larger in ____ a) women, women b) men, men c) men, women d) women, men
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:36pm

English
Three-fourths of the people were against the plan. ------------------- It's hard to pronounce 'fourths.' How do you pronounce 'fourths' in normal speech?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:56pm

Language Arts
The suffix-ee comes from French and refers to someone who recieves an action or has been put in a position. Using this information, what can you conclude is the meaning of the italicized word in the following sentence? This year's HONOREE of the writing award will give an ...
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 9:26pm

English
I skipped breakfast again. ----------------------- In normal speech, don't we pronounce 'ed' in 'skipped'?
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 7:12pm

English
Please Help me with the closing any suggestions Overall, how the delivery was characterized and how he used the presentational aids, made me understand how to present a speech.. The strength that the speaker had on his speech was the tone of voice, and his gestures. An ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:20pm

english 3
Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) Which element relies on logic, credibility, and emotion? rhetorical devices theme statements purpose statements thesis statements Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) "AT this second appearing to take the oath of the ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:22pm

English 10
How do you identify the speaker’s purpose? A.by listening to the third line of each speaker’s speech B.by evaluating each speaker’s questions and responses C.by asking a teacher or peer to identify the purpose for you D.by determining the speaker’s syntax ...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 1:47pm

English
To return your items, you must have a receipt. We are studying infinitives. I need to by some new clothes for the summer. I know to buy is the infinitive and to but some new clothes is a phrase but i am lost as to say what part of speech. is it an adverb describing need
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:44pm

English
What part of speech is am?
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:02pm

essay edit
can someone edit this? Thanks in advance! Mcnamara's Eleven Points in light of the US's involvement with the War in Iraq The inevitable fog of misunderstanding and irrational human error within war can lead to mass killings, chaos, and inevitable failure. The U.S. and ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:14pm

English
19. In the following sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun "it"? The class members chose Chicago to visit because it provides the best opportunity for education and entertainment. A. Opportunity B. Chicago C. Entertainment D. Education Is it B? 20. Which ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 9:48pm

English
1. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Demonstrative B. Article C. Proper D. Common B?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:14pm

English
I found the wrong CD inside -------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'inside'? Is 'inside' and adverb modifying 'found' or an adjective modifying 'CD'? Thank you for your help.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 12:42am

English (Grammar)
What part of speech is the infinitive phrase used? Is this a noun, adjective, or adverb? 1. The coach's example is one to take seriously. 2. We all made an effort to work harder. 3. The contest requires all entries to be mailed by Thursday. 4. The players were eager to try...
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4:34pm

English
He is proud that he is rich. ----------------- What is the part of speech of 'that he is rich'? Is it an adverbial clasue? Or is 'of' omitted before 'that'?
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 3:26am

English
1. How can you know what you want to be? 2. First, think about what you want to do. ---------------- In each sentence, what is the part of speech of 'what'? a) an interrogative pronoun b) a relative pronoun containing the antecedent 3. How can you know the thing which ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:52pm

English
As time passed by, I could ride faster than before. Bike riding became fun. --------------------------- In the second sentence, what is the part fo speech of 'fun'? Is 'fun' a noun or an adjective?
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 2:13am

English
1. Dogs are not the only helper animals. 2. They can help blind people to get where they want to go. 3. They can help blind people to get to the place where they want to go. =================== Q1 : Are they all grammatical? Q2: Does #2 mean #3? Q3: What is the part of speech ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 12:07am

English
1. This digital camera is so small that it can fit in my pocket. 2. This digital camera is so small that it can fit my pocket. --------------------------- Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'fit in' or 'fit'? In Sentence 1, what is the part of speech of &#...
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:17pm

English II
Compare the literary and rhetorical devices in Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech and his novel Night. Explain how these elements impact tone and mood. Support your claims with evidence from the text.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:22pm

celebrating Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The group activities is to A. provide an art activity for Julie and two to three other children. B. provide her with some books to read while you work with the other children. C. let her watch an educational video...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:53pm

British Literature
Hat do we learn about sir gawain's character from his speech in his lines 343-361 and from his actions ?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:56pm

speech
Interesting informative speech suggestions?
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1:50am

Human Development
Why is it not ethical if a researcher researches on some people and the people get affected with for example, trouble in speech. What are the two reasons as to why this is not ethical?
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 9:49pm

english
Will you please give some points on adventure? I need to make a speech.
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:17am

Spanish
I need help proofreading my Spanish speech (short), just for grammars and see if it makes sense Prompt: La etiqueta en el modo des vestir. Qué se considera apropiado para un colegio? El vestir apropiado refleja la calidad del colegio y la imagen del estudiante. La ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:43pm

World History (Ms. Sue)
This is my finished paper. Please, give me your honest opinion. I don't have very much confidence in my writing this time. Do you agree with that which I have written? Should I make any improvements or revise anything? Does it all make sense? List the principles of the ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:57pm

English - Parts of Speech
I want the definition of all Parts of Speech(not too short, not too long) with five examples. Thanks in advance.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 1:52am

english
in the sentance " They decided that the hedge needed a trim" what part of speech is the word "trim"
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8:06pm

Social Studies
Toward what audience did Martin Luther King Jr. direct his “I Have a Dream” speech? How is this clear from the speech’s language?
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:43pm

English
What are the different parts of speech?
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 4:48am

CHECK PLEASE
Please check my answers...the ones with ----then a answer choice (is my answer) 1. Find the best word to complete the sentence. My brother clung ___ to his belief that Alfred Hitchcock was the greatest film director of all time. (Points : 1) coherently ineptly -------...
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:41am

Adverb Objects CHECK PLEASE
Thanks for checking my answers 1. D 2. C 3. C 4. C 5. D 1. Which words make up the adverb phrase in this sentence? After his speech,the politician greeted his supporters. A. his supporters B. greeted his C. the politician D. After his speech 2. Which words make up the adverb ...
Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:42am

curriculum
Which of the following is the best definition of phonological awareness? A. Sensitivity to units of sound used in the English language B. Awareness that the speech stream consists of a sequence of sounds or phonemes C. Awareness of the smallest unit of sound D. Ability to ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:04am

(adverb phrases) (studyguide help please)
After his speech, the politician greeted his supporters. A.his supporters B.greeted his C.the politician D.After his speech
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8:57pm

Curriculum
Which of the following is the best definition of phonological awareness? A. Sensitivity to units of sound used in the English language B. Awareness that the speech stream consists of a sequence of sounds or phonemes C. Awareness of the smallest unit of sound D. Ability to ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 9:48pm

exam three americangov section 3
What is the meaning of the cartoon? 5.0/5.0 A. Street mimes deserve their constitutional rights. B. The powers of Congress are limited. C. The powers of Congress are unlimited. D. Many federal laws tend to be unfair. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the theoretical ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 9:38am

Speech
I have all my information on my speech about abortion i just don't have an opening can anyone help?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:20am

speech
What is a good title for an anti abortion speech?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:14am

BUS
Please Help! 3. According to the text, today’s public relations firms offer all the following services EXCEPT: executive speech training. research and evaluation. advertising placement. events management. Question 4. 4. All of the following are examples of the public ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:05am

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:22am. Posted by rfvv on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:22pm. 1.Thank you for visiting our nursing home. It was great fun last weekend. ------------------------ In Sentence 1, what does 'It" refer to? 2. Look at the ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:15am

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:22pm. 1.Thank you for visiting our nursing home. It was great fun last weekend. ------------------------ In Sentence 1, what does 'It" refer to? 2. Look at the elderly person. 3. Look at the elderly people...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:22am

English
1. She sent Ben a letter. 2. She sent Ben a postcard. (Does #2 mean #1?) 3. Pretend you have been a frozen man for 20 years. You woke up just now. What are your plans for the future? I want to take exercise first. I plan to deliver a speech at a conference. I hope to see my ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:05pm

Grade 12 english
I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two speeches. Could ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:21pm

the part of speech
You should use a _______ conjunction to introduce an adverbial clause. A. plural B. subordinating C. coordinating D. correlative
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:05pm

Oral Communications
What is a good and creative way to start a speech when your introducing yourself.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10:38pm

Check these ASAP please!!!
Please check these: 1.A 2.C 3.C 4.B 5.B ----------------------------------------​------------- 1.Which part of speech is the parentheseised word? (Set) the table for me, please. A.verb B.pronoun C.noun D.adjective ----------------------------------------​------ 2....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 9:40am

English/ Help
It was a perfect day for a boat ride on a lovely river.? Which of the following parts of speech is the word "lovely" in the sentence above? A. Coordinating conjunction B. Prepositional object C. Adjective D. Adverb I think A
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 1:48pm

PUBLIC SPEAKING
One of the primary jobs of an informative speech is to: A. appeal to the emotions of the audience. B. ask them to do something with the information. C. communicate information accurately and clearly. D. entertain the audience.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 3:26pm

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