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July 2, 2015

Posts by christopher


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Cycle geometry
An interior angle of a regular convex polygon is 162(degrees). Find the number of sides.
June 29, 2015

Math
Given ^213 x=58, find the positive value of x
June 29, 2015

Math
Solve the following simultaneous linear and quadratic equations x=y; 2x^2-y^=1
June 27, 2015

informal Logic
God must exist for there can be no other explanation for the order and complexity of the world. Some say there is no proof, but to me the proof is all around us. The conclusion of this argument is: (Points : 1) God exists There is no other explanation of the order and ...
June 12, 2015

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False
June 12, 2015

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Guns aren’t necessary. Guns endanger people. They give people confidence which leads them to do dangerous things they wouldn’t otherwise do. They also make violence more lethal than it would be with other weapons. True or False: “Guns endanger people,” is ...
June 12, 2015

informal Logic
There is proof of God all around us
June 12, 2015

informal Logic
God must exist for there can be no other explanation for the order and complexity of the world. Some say there is no proof, but to me the proof is all around us. The conclusion of this argument is:
June 12, 2015

informal Logic
Humans are disturbing the primordial harmony of nature
June 10, 2015

informal Logic
Zizek would agree most with which of the following statements about ecology? (Points : 1) Humans are disturbing the primordial harmony of nature. Humans ought to change their actions Nature is the unfathomable mother of humanity Nature is a dangerous entity that is the result ...
June 10, 2015

informal Logic
Conceptions of beauty are based on false examples of reality
June 5, 2015

informal Logic
The Dove beauty video about beauty creation indicates that: (Points : 1) All people can be beautiful Conceptions of beauty are based on false examples of reality It is enjoyable to undergo a makeover It doesn’t take much to make certain people beautiful None of the above
June 5, 2015

informal Logic
False
June 5, 2015

informal Logic
Cornel West claims that humans ought to focus on death in order to more adequately understand their existence. (Points : 1) True False
June 5, 2015

informal Logic
yes those are my choices
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
Empathy
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
Humility
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
Although she was angry with her sister’s position on gay marriage, Tenisha recognized that she could be wrong and needed to do more research before she drew a conclusion on this issue. Tenisha displayed which intellectual trait? (Points : 1)
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
Romance for the history of what once was in the South
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
DuBois claims that the new owners of industry and business in the South after the Civil War are focused on: (Points : 1) Love and hate of their laborers Sympathy towards their laborers How much money they can make using labor Romance for the history of what once was in the ...
June 3, 2015

informal Logic
is based on evidence that is statistically impossible
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
A recent study of 100 employees from six departments of a major corporation found 65% to be sleep deprived. The researchers concluded that the majority of corporate employees are sleep deprived. The researcher’s conclusion is suspect because it (Points : 1) assumes that ...
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
does not suggest that Catherine goes to see every romantic comedy that plays at her local movie theater
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
Catherine goes to her local movie theater only to see romantic comedies. Since Catherine did not go to the movies yesterday, there is not a romantic comedy playing at her local theater. The reasoning above is flawed because the evidence (Points : 1) does not suggest that ...
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
Just because Dasha provided wisdom and inspiration in a speech doesn’t mean that all sages use speeches to provide wisdom and inspiration.
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) Just because Dasha is a sage doesn’t mean that...
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
Professor Hathaway’s research can be used by other scientists to create useful applications.
June 2, 2015

informal Logic
The untimely death of Professor Hathaway halted his groundbreaking research into the uses of solar power. It therefore appears that Hathaway’s research will not result in practical applications. Which one of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument? (...
June 2, 2015

American Goverment
a court of original jurisdiction.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
A district court is considered to be (Points : 1) a court that determines the validity of a law. a place where decisions from state courts can be appealed. a court to settle disputes between Congress and the President. a court of original jurisdiction.
May 24, 2015

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The President defers to the senator of the state where the district court is located when approving a district court judge.
May 24, 2015

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Which of the following is true regarding senatorial courtesy? (Points : 1) An individual who wants to be a district court judge would contact the President to ask for an appointment. The President defers to the senator of the state where the district court is located when ...
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
speech so dangerous that society would immediately and irreparably harmed.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
The Supreme Court in Whitney v. California clarified clear and present danger to mean (Points : 1) speech so dangerous that society would immediately and irreparably harmed. speech that protested against the Supreme Court. free speech would only be dangerous if it was followed...
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
Affirmative action is about (Points : 1) making financial amends for slavery. achieving a color blind society in America. moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity. enrolling more minorities than whites in universities.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and by “public accommodations.”
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
The 1964 Civil Rights Act (Points : 1) required localities to bus students in order to end racial segregation. overturned the 1921 anti-boycotting law. ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and by “public accommodations.” required voters to pass a ...
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
speech may be abridged when it creates a clear and present danger.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
The case of Schenck v. United States established that (Points : 1) free speech is an absolute and unlimited civil liberty. speech may be abridged when an individual finds it offensive. speech may be abridged when it creates a clear and present danger. nothing can be considered...
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
determine how many federal districts there would be.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) have one Chief Justice. have five associate justices. sit in two sessions each year. determine how many federal districts there would be.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
the preferences of the majority of justices.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
When the Court decides a case, it bases its decision on (Points : 1) the preferences of the majority of justices. past precedent. the prevailing public opinion. what it thinks that Congress wants to hear.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
often a mixed decision with majority, dissenting, and even concurring opinions.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
When the Supreme Court hands down a decision, it is (Points : 1) often a mixed decision with majority, dissenting, and even concurring opinions. always a unanimous 9-0 decision. a law forever and can never be overturned. always free of politics.
May 24, 2015

American Goverment
an agency is in the service of its clientele and their interests come before the public’s interest
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
to establish the principle of civilian control of the armed forces
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
The reason that the President is called the Commander-in-Chief in the Constitution is because the Framers wanted (Points : 1) to provide the President with authority over the secretary of defense. to establish the principle of civilian control of the armed forces. to establish...
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
the President and Congress do not have much control
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
In an independent agency, (Points : 1) Congress has considerable control. the President has absolute control. the President and Congress do not have much control. the agency is answerable to the Supreme Court.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
the Constitution.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
The authority of agencies in the Executive Branch of government comes from (Points : 1) the Constitution. Congressional delegations of authority. executive prerogative. executive Branch membership.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
merit.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
In the American civil service system, workers are hired on the basis of (Points : 1) merit. partisan politics. loyalty. test taking ability.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
it was ordered by impartial rules or laws
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
For Max Weber, the bureaucracy was the highest form of rationality because (Points : 1) bureaucrats would become cogs in the wheel. it was impersonal. it was personal. it was ordered by impartial rules or laws.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
must veto the entire bill.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
When the President vetoes a bill he (Points : 1) must veto the entire bill. may veto the items he thinks are not important. must submit his veto recommendation to his entire Cabinet for approval. must justify his veto to Congress.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
either the New Hampshire primary or the Iowa caucus
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
History has demonstrated that a candidate who wants to secure his party’s nomination must often win (Points : 1) only presidential primaries. only participatory caucuses. only big state primaries. either the New Hampshire primary or the Iowa caucus.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
become President without having a recount of ballots.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to (Points : 1) win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College. become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. become President without having a ...
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
Congress has more public support domestically and less internationally than the President.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
Congress defers to the President because he is the sole foreign policy organ.
May 17, 2015

American Goverment
A foreign policy president tends to be stronger than a domestic policy president because (Points : 1) presidents usually have stronger foreign policy backgrounds. Congress has more public support domestically and less internationally than the President. Congress defers to the ...
May 17, 2015

Math
The number of sequence is 17 ,the second is 3.what is the first number?
May 13, 2015

American Goverment
it receives a unified budget prepared by the President’s Office of Management and Budget
May 10, 2015

American Goverment
When Congress prepares a budget (Points : 1) it collects estimates from each Executive department separately. it receives a unified budget prepared by the President’s Office of Management and Budget. it figures out on its own how much each department needs. it creates an ...
May 10, 2015

American Goverment
the Madisonian system prevents grand sweeping action.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
Policy making in the United States is made through incrementalism because (Points : 1) the Constitution prohibits grand sweeping steps. the Madisonian system prevents grand sweeping action. incrementalism is more efficient. incrementalism produces the best possible policy
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
holding the executive branch accountable through legislative oversight
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
Congress represents the larger public interest by (Points : 1) maintaining power of the purse. forming specialized committees to address legislative issues. holding the executive branch accountable through legislative oversight. authorizing the President to go to war.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
political action committees prefer to give to members who support their interests.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
members of Congress can use unlimited amounts of money from the U.S. Treasury for their campaigns
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
The nature of campaign finance tends to favor incumbency because (Points : 1) members of Congress can use unlimited amounts of money from the U.S. Treasury for their campaigns. political action committees prefer to give to members who support their interests. members need to ...
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
do what they think is right and vote their conscience
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
live by public opinion polls.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
According to the trustee model of representation, members of Congress (Points : 1) live by public opinion polls. do what they think is right and vote their conscience. do as their constituents instruct them. obey the dictates of the White House.
May 9, 2015

Goverment
it allows the national government to subordinate the states to its will.
May 9, 2015

Goverment
Despite the greater federal authority in the federal relationship, federalism is still important for all the following reasons except that (Points : 1) it provides the best means of developing a vast country because it allows for experimentation. it may stimulate the interest ...
May 9, 2015

goverment
the federal government’s power of the purse
May 9, 2015

goverment
The basic tool in fiscal federalism is (Points : 1) the federal government’s power of the purse. the federal government’s ability to raise armies. the federal government’s ability to sue states. the Interstate Commerce Clause.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
they have greater discretion because monies are fungible.
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
States and localities might prefer block grants to categorical grants because (Points : 1) they can spend money any way they choose. they have greater discretion because monies are fungible. they can completely ignore federal policy priorities. they can use state and local ...
May 9, 2015

American Goverment
who gets what, when, and how.”
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Harold Lasswell defined politics as (
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
return to first principles
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Samuel P. Huntington defined “creedal passion periods” as periods when Americans (Points : 1) demand redistribution. seek to find new values. return to first principles. demand smaller government.
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Mobilization will always lead to violence.
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Schattschneider’s “mobilization of bias” is characterized by all except: (Points : 1) Mobilization will always lead to violence. The two sides to a conflict include actors and spectators. One side seeks to localize the conflict. One side seeks to socialize the ...
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
the concept of American exceptionalism
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
is core to the notion of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence. (Points : 1) Human agency Pure unfettered liberty the idea that government may never restrict citizens’ liberty the concept of American exceptionalism
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Congress’s expressed powers
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
the power of constitutional review.
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
the Supremacy Clause
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
The basis in the Constitution for expansive congressional authority is
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
the concept of American exceptionalism
May 4, 2015

American Goverment
Human agency
May 4, 2015

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