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February 21, 2017

Posts by Reed

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Social Studies
Yes. Japan was a closed society, not wanting foreign influences, keeping itself "pure". It had little contact with the "outside world."
January 11, 2017

Social Studies
No.
January 11, 2017

Socail Studies
You're welcome. :)
January 11, 2017

Socail Studies
C is correct.
January 11, 2017

JUST PLAIN EASY
Some people don't think Jiskha is so awesome when the tutors won't just give them the answers. :)
January 11, 2017

Social Studies
The envelope, please! And the answers are? We'll be glad to check them.
January 11, 2017

ela
I think that's a better answer. When you aren't sure, look up the word in a dictionary or thesaurus to find the definition and synonyms. :) You can do that by typing the word (flutter) into your web browser with the word "synonym" or "definition" ...
January 11, 2017

ela
#1 is correct #2 I have not read the novel, so don't know. #3 Which word is italicized, "fluttered"? If so, I think there's a better answer.
January 11, 2017

english
I'm sorry, but I don't understand your question.
January 11, 2017

English
When you have read the book and can venture some answers, we'll be glad to check them.
January 11, 2017

Social studies
ot A or D. You've had two guesses. You're on your own now.
January 11, 2017

English
The last one is incorrect. "Prime Minister" is the title, like "Dr." or "Mr.," or "President Obama". No comma is needed. The others are correct! Good work! If the sentence was "The prime minister, Winston..." the commas to set ...
January 11, 2017

LA
"When two nouns are used to indicate common ownership, the sign of possession is placed after the second noun: Smith and Brown's office. (Smith and Brown occupy the same office.)"
January 11, 2017

LA
If you still don't understand, this from Walsh (1966), PLAIN ENGLISH HANDBOOK: "The possessive case indicates ownership, possession, or similar relationship. 'This is Robert's book.' To form the possessive singular of a noun, us an apostrophe and 's&#...
January 11, 2017

LA
I gave you an example of how to do it. Read the link! The house of my family... My family's house. Which words are nouns? How is one of them made possessive? To open the link, click on it.
January 11, 2017

LA
The house of my family is made of brick. My family's house is made of brick. http://www.grammar.com/Possessives-of-Nouns/
January 11, 2017

Earth science
You can also "google" for yourself. Type in whatever keywords you want into the search engine you have available to you and see what you can find. If one search doesn't find what you need, try again with a variation or more specific set of keywords.
January 10, 2017

Earth science
http://www.sciencebuzz.org/museum/minnesota_geology/layers_of_sandstone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandstone I'm not sure these links answer your question specifically. What kind of layers depends on whether they were laid by oceans, rivers, in river deltas, etc. What ...
January 10, 2017

ELA
I don't think any of the tutors here are familiar with this work. Based on the excerpt, I think you are correct on #1. Otherwise, I have no idea. Sorry.
January 10, 2017

English Essay writing
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/five_par.htm
January 10, 2017

language arts
The assignment seems clear to me. Is there something you don't understand? How can we help you?
January 10, 2017

Social Studies
I agree.
January 10, 2017

English
What do YOU think? Do the words mean nothing? Just ink on a page or marks on a screen? You are asked for YOUR interpretation.
January 10, 2017

English
Yes. But there are other words too. Other language that communicate the change in tone and the nature of the conversation. "Red" is only one. The caller is "seeing red", and so how does that change the conversation? WHY is she seeing red? How does she react?
January 10, 2017

English
Reread the poem as many times as you need to, very carefully, and look for words, the poet's use of language, to indicate how the conversation changes from the first to the second stanzas. Look for words like "red" that have meaning.
January 10, 2017

English
The caller asking about the apartment for rent is apparently calling from a pay phone. Don't be distracted by that. You may not know what a pay phone is. They used to be common, before cell phones. One put coins in a public telephone to purchase minutes to make a call. In ...
January 10, 2017

English
It appears to me that someone is calling about renting a room or an apartment. The telephone conversation is going well until the caller mentions that she/he is from Africa. The tone of the conversation changes immediately as the landlord asks if the caller is dark-skinned or ...
January 10, 2017

English
How can we help you with this assignment? What, specifically, has confused you?
January 10, 2017

Social Studies
The solar tower in Israel is a good idea. Here's another one. The Mosul Dam in Iraq is unstable and could collapse, endangering 1.5 million people along the Tigris River. The Tigris is the life-source and has been since very ancient times, Mesopotamia is the "cradle ...
January 10, 2017

American Government
A key is in the second question: "use examples from your textbook." Do what bobpursley suggests, and also reread your textbook, which also explains these concepts. Reread with these specific questions in mind.
January 10, 2017

English
Did you have an ideas about the character you chose in the novel? Who is he/she? Why do they do what they do? Why do they say what they say? Is any of it worth discussing? Do you have any questions about the character to discuss? Explain your choices. And how do those ideas ...
January 9, 2017

northwester
600,000 + 8,000
January 9, 2017

Geography
If your text materials do not answer this question, look here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=what+geography+blocks+monsoons%3F&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=daf39b20a8d54d81b3a01842dd9fb23d&pq=what+geography+blocks+monsoons%3F
January 9, 2017

Language Arts
What do you think? What do these words mean: bargain, value, cheap, economical. Does any one of them have a negative side to it? Look them up if you are confused: http://www.mirriam-webster.com We'll be glad to check your answer.
January 9, 2017

history
This may also help, although it doesn't go into much detail: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080929211632AAYCyLi
January 9, 2017

history
This should help you understand the League and the issues about America's involvement. Also consult your text materials. http://history.state.gov/milestones/1914-1920/league
January 9, 2017

law
Health care is not my field. I'm an English and Social Studies tutor, and I don't think anyone here is an expert on health care information management. That's what you are studying to become! I do know that there are restrictions on what information can be released...
January 7, 2017

law
You are asked to write a sentence or two about how each of these concepts affects the keeping of health care information/records. For example, are there any statutes that govern how or what records are kept? Explain. Do the same for each of these concepts. Make sure you ...
January 7, 2017

law
Have you read your text materials? These concepts must be discussed therein as they relate to health information management. Otherwise, "google" "health information management" and read about it there. You may also need to look up each of these terms if you...
January 7, 2017

information literacy 2
What about them? In computer technology, science fiction, card games? http://www.bing.com/search?q=wildcards&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=c2984ef1bf7f463a96eadbb236d28dd0&pq=wildcards
January 7, 2017

English
http://www.bing.com/search?q=hyperbole&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=ced74871b5e74888ad90bb2a2804243b&pq=hyperbole Make sure you know what hyperbole is. We can't write your poem for you. Ms. Sue's ideas are good, but you have to do it yourself. You can do it. Poems do not ...
January 7, 2017

us history
If your text materials/assigned reading do not discuss Webster's career, this does: http://www.biography.com/people/daniel-webster-9526186
January 7, 2017

Louisiana History
Time to re-read your text materials. #3 is correct. The others, no.
January 7, 2017

Business communication
What is your question?
January 7, 2017

History
These sites ma help you: http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Arizona_during_World_War_II http://www.history.com/topics/us-states/arizona Your assigned reading may also contain hints.
January 7, 2017

History
Start with your text materials (assigned reading) and see what they say. Read more here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=consequeces+of+lincoln%27s+assassination&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=64c51bbfdbee4fab82f1892d6a271b86&pq=consequeces+of+lincoln%27s+assassination
January 6, 2017

english
What is the subject? The verb? The object of the verb? What words are used to modify or explain these basic parts of the sentence? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/diagrams2/one_pager1.htm
January 6, 2017

American Government
1 - no, on b. 2 - correct 3 - correct
January 6, 2017

language arts
Try this: http://www.bing.com/search?q=amend+def&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=e7cc066618964d02a1b9c3e520829b15&pq=amend+def
January 6, 2017

language arts
What does the word "amended" mean? http://www.mirriam-webster.com/amend
January 6, 2017

health and P.E.
No. C is not the answer.
January 6, 2017

Lucy
Assuming you have seen a film version of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE, think about what happens in the movie. A woman is accused of a crime (witchcraft). She denies that she is a witch, but the court and the church decide she is lying and is, indeed, a witch. Who is right...
January 5, 2017

English
Only who can tell? Are you missing a word, or is "only" a person?
January 5, 2017

social studies
What quote?
January 5, 2017

History
I don't know. What does your text say? Which unions are options, and when?
January 5, 2017

LA
I won't check so many questions. Please post the ones you are unsure of. A quick look indicates you are correct on !, wrong on 2, and, if 2 is wrong, so is 3. 4 and 5 are correct.
January 5, 2017

English
I agree.
January 4, 2017

History
I disagree.
January 2, 2017

Presentation
Be more specific. Do you mean health benefits/risks? Do you mean economic benefits for growing coffee? For health issues, start here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=coffee+-+benefits+and+hazards&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=adb6d820509b4f9e882792ca2742a561&pq=coffee+-+benefits+and+...
December 25, 2016

solar homework
So, what did you discuss in class? Did you miss that day, or were you asleep? Read about it here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=How+can+the+surface+recombination+at+the+air%2Fn-silicon+interface+be+reduced%3F&FORM=EDGNNC
December 25, 2016

Writing
I don't know MLA very well. I used APA and have that manual. :) In any case, the web site is the publisher, whatever it is. And I think you'll find the guidelines you need here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=web+site+citation%2C+mla&form=EDGNTC&qs=PF&cvid=...
December 21, 2016

Help -Social Impact of Technology
I think what your notes indicate (probably accurately) is that poverty rates may be high in high density areas, there is no cause and effect correlation. You can't say that people are poor BECAUSE they live in a high-density area. There also may be more (relatively) ...
December 21, 2016

English
I think both your answers are wrong here. Cheers could be heard? Whose cheers? And someone wishes, so she is the subject of the sentence, not a possessive.
December 17, 2016

English
Correct.
December 17, 2016

Management
Planning for what?
December 17, 2016

History
I think this will help: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2010/01/19/wittenberg-the-birthplace-of-the-protestant-reformation/
December 16, 2016

Criminal Justice CRJ 220
In criminal justice, a juror who believes all young black men are thugs at heart may prompt the juror to vote to convict even if the defendant probably didn't steal that particular candy bar. He's probably guilty of SOMETHING bad, so lock him up!
December 16, 2016

Criminal Justice CRJ 220
Just one example: a deeply held belief that only people of white European ancestry are intelligent, as "white supremacists" say they believe. That precludes the idea that people of other ancestry can be of equal value to society and precludes learning anything that ...
December 16, 2016

American History
the Wi-Fi here is dodgy at best. Let's see if this works: http://www.bing.com/search?q=local+control+under+European+colonial+rule+-+the+americas&FORM=EDGNNC THAT'S what I wanted to you to see. :)
December 16, 2016

American History
OOPS. That IS the wrong link. I'll repost when I get the right one back again.
December 16, 2016

American History
I think you can start here to explore the topic. The Spanish, French, and English (as well as the Dutch and Portuguese) all were somewhat different in how they exercised control over local affairs. No one article or paper is going to address all of them at once. To find more ...
December 16, 2016

Slow Dance Heartbreak Blues/Language Arts
I don't know how you can lose a book unless you are very, very careless and dropped it in a mud puddle or left it on the bus - but...Ms. Sue is right, your library may have a copy. If not, you can purchase a new copy from wherever you got the one you say you lost, or order...
December 16, 2016

Social Studies
I agree with C, yes.
December 16, 2016

American Government
First, I have no idea what a poem about swimming has to do with American Government. I do agree with your answer to #11. I'm not familiar with the poem "Olympic Swimmer". Do you know what a paraphrase is? Which of the choices for question 6 best restates the idea...
December 16, 2016

LANGUAGE ARTS
Hint: You must read the novel in order to do this exercise. If you refuse to read it, you will fail and deserve to fail.
December 16, 2016

Statistical probability help needed.
The name of your class is "Check Work"? That's unusual!
December 16, 2016

ENGLISH
If you are not sure what each of these adverbs ("which", "that", "when", etc.) mean, look them up: http://www.mirriam-webster.com
December 16, 2016

ENGLISH
Yesuf is not correct on all of these. What do YOU think? We'll be glad to check YOUR answers.
December 16, 2016

English
Well, how do YOU interpret the tone of these lines? All sunshine and lollipops? Very scary? A dire warning? A promise of paradise to come? What do YOU think?
December 16, 2016

History
I hope Ms. Sue and I were of some help. :)
December 15, 2016

History
Oh, my goodness. Where to start? The most vivid example would be the Industrial Revolution. Men began working in factories, away from home. When shoes or barrels or whatever were made by hand, the workshops were in the home or on the farm. Women and children were involved in ...
December 15, 2016

math help needed here
If your school subject is St. Kylins, why does this look like a math problem?
December 15, 2016

History
I think you'll find help about turning points in the American revolution here. Read lots: http://www.bing.com/search?q=turning+points+in+the+American+revolution,+1763-1783&FORM=EDGNNC As for the biggest changes brought about: think of no taxes due the British Crown and ...
December 15, 2016

English
All are grammatical, but they do not mean exactly the same thing. Look up "would", "should," and "will": http://www.mirriam-webster.com
December 15, 2016

social studies
I think 11 is wrong There is no question for 12 The others seem correct.
December 15, 2016

history
If your assigned text materials don't cover this, read this: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/09/the-20-most-significant-inventions-in-the-history-of-food-and-drink/262410/
December 15, 2016

history
What do you mean, the value of studying history or as a career? The value of studying history is to know where our world and our own society has been, how it developed, and how and why we got to where we are. As someone once said, if we don't know where we've been, how...
December 15, 2016

history
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/herodotus/p/Herodotus.htm http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/thucydides
December 15, 2016

Social Studies
http://www.ancientanatolia.com/historical/alexander_great.htm
December 14, 2016

English
Another reason to resist new information or knowledge is that it might disprove something we already believe to be true. That makes people feel uncomfortable. A relative of mine believes that President Obama is a Muslim and was born in Kenya. Neither is true, and has been ...
December 14, 2016

English
There is a counter-argument made just the other day by President-elect Trump. He says he does not need to learn via daily national security briefings. He already knows because he's smart. Can you think of any other counter-arguments about why learning new things is not ...
December 14, 2016

Language arts
What novel are you reading? Who are these characters? And the questions and answers make no sense whatsoever. What is a "direction result", for example? What does "LJ takes Kenny loves" mean? Nothing at all!
December 14, 2016

SS PLEEESSEE HELLP
I disagree. What does your text say? Checking accounts are important as a means of remitting funds, but that may not be the most important thing banks do.
December 14, 2016

American Governent
What is it that you do not understand about these questions?
December 12, 2016

Social Studies HELP
Yes, it does help to read your text materials before you start guessing at answers to questions about what you are supposed to have read. It's amazing how that works, really!
December 12, 2016

SS HEEELLLPP!!!
As for the impact of the 1949 takeover by communists, also read your text materials. Your answer may be best if it repeats, in your own words, what the text says. That doesn't mean it tells the whole story. You can begin learning more here: http://www.bing.com/search?q=...
December 12, 2016

Kumar
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/science http://www.bing.com/search?q=scientific+method&filters=ufn%3a%22scientific+method%22+sid%3a%22583f9449-4038-8be3-758b-a23faaf1c198%22&qs=MB&pq=scientific+method&sc=8-17&cvid=A92AC93377FA456986886FBAF51DD1E3&FORM=QBRE&sp=1
December 11, 2016

Social Studies *Check Answers*
I disagree with both your answers. Our U.S. Constitution is an attempt to keep government fair, others may not be, by our definition. It depends on how one defines "fair". Rethink the answer to the second question, too. Is it "most" powers?
December 11, 2016

tribal government
I don't think we can answer this question. What constitutes the "tribal government"? An executive council or chief? Is it a legislative body? Is the judicial board not part of the tribal government? If the "government" refuses to recognize part of ...
December 10, 2016

ENGLISH
Speak these sentences out loud as if you were really speaking to a friend or relative. Which syllables are stressed to make your meaning clear? For example, #5: "Please bring me a chair." If it was a demand or command, you might emphasize "chair". "...
December 10, 2016

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