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History
Word box : Republicamism Federalism Limited gov Popular Sovereignty Checks and Balances Separaion of Powers Inalienable rights Citizens elect Senators to serve in Washington DC Republicanism The national gov conducts foreign policy Federalism The Constitution outlines our plan...

Geography
What are the two South American countries with no known oil reserves? This site lists at least four South American countries with no known oil reserves. http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/international/reserves.html

American Gov
How does Congress affect the agenda of the President?

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The Civil War was fought _____.

American Gov
The major reason for the persistence of the American two-party system is what? A. there are naturally only two sides to the political disputes B. regional conflict C. its a single member district system of electing officeholders D. proportional representation

American Gov.
why is compromise importamt to solving problems in a democracy?

American National Gov.
The American bureaucracy conjures up the following images except cumbersome “red tape.” civil servants who are inefficient, unresponsive, and unhelpful. officials who have amassed power and who act against the rights of citizens. a system that can act quickly in a crisis. ...

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How is political sovereignty shared in a federal system of government?

American Gov
What was the main reason for the decline of party centered politics?

american gov't
What are some positive consequences of having interest groups? Negative?

American gov
After an office-holder is impeaced the----- has the sole power to try the case.

american Gov.
What distinction does the mayor-council system of city government hold? . . where can I found this?? Thanks

American Gov
What is the primary claim made by those who oppose hate crimes legislation?

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Which of the following goods would you guess that the American colonies did not export to England?

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Whenever Congress has a perceived need for ongoing control of an economic activity,it has tended to create a

American Gov't
_____ declared that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." Is it Brown VS.Board of education?

American Gov
Capitalism is an economic system based on public ownership of property and a command economy True or False???

civics today
what powers dot the sate gov. and the federal gov. share?

new american gov't 2
The term, _____ , refers to the potential benefit a person gives up when he or she decides to do one thing instead of another.

american gov.
When did the U.S. tradition of state government being organized by a founding document first start? . . Can somebedody help me, where can I found the answer?? thanks

American gov
Conspiracy theorist generally ________ the view that government is a reflection of group compromises. A. Accept B. Reject C. Support D. Undermine

American gov
Conspiracy theorist generally _________ the view that government is a reflection of group compromises. A. Accept B. Reject C. Support D. Undermine Is it D?

Civics
what is a website I can go to to find information for a report related to government Here are a few: http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html http://www.whitehouse.gov/ http://www.senate.gov/ http://www.house.gov/ http://www.supremecourtus.gov/ If you...

New American Gov't v2
Which is of the following is a plausible explanation for why the president's party almost always loose seats in Congress in mid-term elections

New American Gov't v2
Over time, _____ has gained power at the expense of _____

American Gov
Was The Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan were substantially the same. True or False

American Gov
What percentage of voters are young voters? 18-25 of age?

American Gov
The most important source of political values in the United States is probably what? Mass Media Family Religion School Local Newspaper

american gov.
Which of the following was not a key political thinker during the Age of Enlightenment? A. Jean-Jacques Rousseau B. Thomas Paine C. John Calvin D. Voltaire

Check my american gov. work
The group that has the sole power to begin impeachment hearings is----- A. Senate B. Supreme Court C. House of Representatives D. The president's Cabinet Answer: A

American Gov't--please check
Most of Congress's implied powers are based on the _____ Clause. 1.)Equal Protection 2.)Judicial My answer3.)Necessary and Proper 4.)Authority

American Gov
The Framers’ concerns about direct democracy are well illustrated by the fact that the U.S. Constitution does not feature the word “democracy” at all. T or F

american gov
Journalists from which country are most likely to say that they should be as nonpartisan as possible in their reporting? a. Germany b. Sweden c. United States d. Britain e. Italy i think its C? am i right

American Gov
The major function of Congress: A)is to check the president B)is to inform the people C)is to enact legislation D)is to check the Supreme Court Is C the correct answer?

American Gov
True or False: All societies have differences. Politics provides ways to resolve differences without resorting to violenceor

American Gov
According to the text, when economic or occupational self-interest is at stake, most people press for programs that serve the broader interests of the nation as a whole. True or False

American National Gov.
For Max Weber, the bureaucracy was the highest form of rationality because bureaucrats would become cogs in the wheel. it was impersonal. it was personal. it was ordered by impartial rules or laws

American Gov't--please check
Parliamentary democracies often have _____ representation, which increases the likelihood that minor parties will be represented in the legislature. My answer1.)proportional 2.)direct 3.)simple 4.)indirect

American Gov't
The president's role in foreign policy increased largely because: A. Congress proved so inept in foreign affairs that the American people demanded a change. B. America became more of a world power. c. of the need to coordinate national economic policy and foreign policy, a ...

Gov. please help!!
I'm not getting what my teacher means by this question: What would constitute an ideal form of gov. in the U.S and how would this help to shape our country more in a positive light?

geography
what are the goods & services of each state? The commerce? please see: http://www.commerce.gov/ AND http://cl.idaho.gov/DNN/Default.aspx?alias=cl.idaho.gov/dnn/idcl Goods of each state usually refer to the agricultural or manufactured products (like wheat, fruit, cars, ...

American Gov't
Do federal grants represent an appropriate percentage of the total federal budget and gross domestic product (GDP)? Explain, providing at least one (1) supporting fact.

History
What has been Australia’s involvement in UNESCO, UN conventions and international environmental treaties? These sites detail Australia's involvement in these international organizations. http://www.dfat.gov.au/un/ https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/as.html#...

Social Studies
Which of the following was one of the influences of the Roman Republic on the framing of the constitution? A. A centralized gov. that provides for more order. B. Elected representatives who are the voice of the people. C. A judicial system that is controlled by the people D. A...

American Gov
2. Members of the Senate were originally chosen by the House of Representatives- True? 7. Which of the following does not serve to limit the power of the federal government? a. Tenth Amendment b. voting rights c. state legislators d. Bill of Rights C? Thanks -MC

History
Word Bank : Popular Sovereignty, Republicanism, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances, Limited gov, Individual Rights 1. aidivion of power between the states and federal gov some power is reintaed for the federal gov some for the states and somet hey share or ...

American Gov.
Which of the following does the free exercise clause of the first amendment protect? a. Teacher-led prayers in schools b. attending church c. the establishment of a state religion d. nurses reading the Bible to patients in a public hospital. My answer is B. Is this correct? If...

American Gov't--please check
Which third party is an example of an economic protest party? 1.)The Green Party 2.)The Populist Party 3.)The Independent Party My answer3.)The Free Soil Party

American Gov't
Which statement is NOT true about Congress? 1.)It was originally intended to be an elite governing body 2.)The vast majority of its members have college degrees 3.)The age requirement is the same for both houses 4.)Most members are lawyers

American Gov't--please check
On election day, each voter is assigned to a special election district, also known as a _____. 1.)polling unit My answer2.)precinct 3.)neighborhood poll 4.)election unit

History
Which of the following statements could have been said by a loyalist dyuring the American Revolution A.These colonists need to stop their rellebious actions. I have already fought in three battles against them and see no way that they can win. I just wish I could go home to ...

American gov
17. The requirements for libel detailed in New York Times v. Sullivan protect which principle? (1 point) equal protection of the law right to criticize the government separation of church and state judicial review as i'm researching i see protection a lot. so My answer is a?

American Gov't--please check
In _____, the Supreme Court placed limits on gerrymandering by requiring all congressional districts to have roughly the same number of constituents. 1.)Marbury v. Madison 2.)McCulloch v. Maryland 3.)Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka My answer4.)Wesberry v. Sanders

american gov.
The following powers are all granted to both state and federal government except which one? A. establish a tax B. build roads C. establish courts D. deny people the right to vote based on race, color, or gender . . . can somebody help me, where can I found the answer??... thanks

American Gov't--please check
With the exception of _____ and _____, the candidate who wins the majority of the popular vote automatically receives all of the electoral votes. 1.)Virginia, North Carolina 2.)Minnesota, Vermont My answer3.)Maine, Nebraska 4.)Maine, Florida

english
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters? I say B. A. American Modernism B. American Realism C. American Romanticism D. American Transcendentalism

Geog
Do research to find 25 different occupations suitable for geography majors the occupation and list the source of the information. I do not know from where I should start... Would u explain for me the question? or at least start the 1st 5 sources http://www.bls.gov/oco/ Here is...

Social Studies
Which of the following is true in comparing the Philippine-American war to the Spanish-American war? A. More soldiers died in the Philippine-American war than in the Spanish-American war B. more time was spent fighting the Spanish-American war than the Philippine-American war ...

government LSN
HOW DO republicans and Democratic politicians differ on entitlement programs? - republicans feel that's state gov should have more authority then federal gov, and they oppose eliminating middle-class entitlement programs. what about democrats??

american gov.
The Constitution guarantees that the national government will provide each of the states with all of the following except A. management of the state's internal affairs. B. a republican form of government. C. protection against invasion. D. protection against domestic violence...

American Gov
The highest priority for most members of congress: A)ensuring that the constitutional system of checks and balances works properly. B)supporting his or her party's legislative platform C)getting reelected D)gaining a reputation among other members of congress as an effective ...

American gov 1 question answer check
12. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. –Tenth Amendment This amendment is an example of which of the following? (1 point) prior restraint***** ...

AE.. is this right
Identify the roles district, state, and federal government agencies have schools. The Federal gov't sets general guidelines as well as the state gov't the school districts administer sets the rules set forth by the State Boards of Education

Cultural Diversity
Which cultural groups' tolerance level place them at opposite ends of the "verve continuum?" A. African American and Asian B. Arican American and Anglo C. Mexican-American and Native American D. Native American and Asian I know that Afican American children are highly ...

history
In the 1800s, the US established forts west of the Mississippi River from Louisiana to Minnesota to establish peace among warring American Indian tribes and to __________. A. provide American Indians with funds and goods for their survival B. strengthen trade between white ...

American Dream Project
I have to do an american dream project and as part of it we have to pick a song that goes with our american dream or "The American Dream" My american dream is to go to college and become a vet. Im not sure at the moment if I want the song to be about my american dream or "The ...

Oklahoma History
In the 1800s, the US established forts west of the Mississippi River from Louisiana to Minnesota to establish peace among warring American Indian tribes and to __________. A. provide American Indians with funds and goods for their survival B. strengthen trade between white ...

working with children from culturally diverse
which cultures are most closely aligned in valuing dependence over autonomy? American mainstream and Native American or Mexican American and Native American

copyright
i want to know the assignment format and style, how to start. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Could you please make your query clearer? Hopefully you want to know something about copyrights. In that case, the following site should help you: http://www....

American Gov
Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution there are two ways to propose an amendment to the Constitution: by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of both houses of Congress, or by a national convention called by Congress at the request of two-thirds (2/3) of the state legislatures. True or ...

information needed please
Here is the topic. Select any subordinate groups (native american, african american, chinese american, asian indians, cuban american, mexican american, norwegian american, vietnamese american, arab american, filipino american korean american etc) Write a fictional first person...

History
Both the national and state governments can impose taxes Federalism Congressmen should keep in mind the interests of their constituents (voters) Republicanism Only the national gov can coin money Federalism Word box : Republicamism Federalism Limited gov Popular Sovereignty ...

Cultural Diversity
Can someone please help with this question on my assignment? A culture's emphasis on autonomy or dependence impacts adult-child interaction. Of the following choices, the ____________cultures are most closely aligned in valuing dependence or autonomy. A. Asian and Mexican-...

History
I have a question about American imperialsim. The American belief in superiority was one major factor that led to American imperialism. What were the social, economic, and strategic factors that also played a role in American imperialism? Thank you!

Drug Abuse and Addiction
I need research sources for drug abuse and addiction. Thank you. Check these sources -- http://www.nida.nih.gov/ http://teens.drugabuse.gov/ (Broken Link Removed) http://www.drugabusestatistics.samhsa.gov/ http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/drug-addiction/DS00183 http://www....

journalism
Hi I'm supposed to write a story on the school's CSTs scores and eve though I have tried, I haven't been able to find a website with school's scores. If you could find it, I would be very pleased. Thank you in advance Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. If you ...

American Gov.
in the case of schenck vs united states justice oliver wendell holmes jr wrote: "the most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic." this is an example of what kind of rights? a. absolute rights b. ...

World History
What role did the Jacobins play in the French Revolution? The Jacobins reached an agreement with moderate French leaders to end the revolution. The Jacobins opened French gov't to full participation by women. The Jacobins returned France to a monarchy by supporting Napoleon. ...

American Gov't
Which is NOT a factor that reinforces America's two-party system? 1.)Broad ideological consensus limits the appeal of radical parties. 2.)The winner-take-all system makes it harder for third parties to gain popularity. 3.)The two-party system was preferred by the Founding ...

ethnics
What is a current issue between Native Americans and the federal government. What legislation is linked to the issue, and why you think there is a connection. http://search.fedstats.gov/cgi-bin/s.cgi?q=native+american You can look into many of these linked articles and see if ...

ETH 125 Cultural Diversity
What are an average American's perceptions about Muslim/Arab American and Christian American groups?

American Gov't--please check
How are the numbers of electors for each state decided? 1.)Each state gets one elector. My answer2.)Each state gets two electors. 3.)Each state gets as many electors as it has senators. 4.)Each state gets as many electors as it has members of Congress.

Policing
The due process model of criminal justice asserts all of the following except: a. the gov. job is to maximize freedom and opportunities for all citizens which included protecting people from undue gov. influence b. all suspects are innocent until proven guilty c. the due ...

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Why does the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence are called Living documents? I need an answer why to write my government report. The Constitution is a living document because we can amend and change it. Also, the Supreme Court continuously interprets the ...

american history
Following the Spanish-American War, and especially in regard to American occupation of the Philippines, most anti-imperialists argued that____

Art
This art movement presents a celebration of the American wilderness and the West. A.American seascape painting B.American landscape painting C.American portraits D.pioneer painting my choice - D...?

health services
which demographic trends do you expect to have the greatest impact on health and human services delivery in the United States in the next 10 years? Take your pick: increasing number of senior citizens as baby boomers retire increasing number of very elderly people as medical ...

History
What happened in FLorida in 1909? http://www.fws.gov/policy/029fw3.html

Georgia
I need help find a website on georgia. Thank you very much. You will find sites for maps, history, government and tourism at this: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=Georgia&btnG=Google+Search http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(U.S._state) http://www.answers...

History
A major purpose of Fort Gibson in Oklahoma Territory was to A. hinder Plains Indians’ attempts to migrate to eastern United States territory B. coordinate the resettlement of American Indians arriving from the American southeast during the early to mid-1800s C. civilize ...

Career
What website offers an aplication for liscense starting a business. I want to start a Car detailing business. Check this site. http://www.sba.gov/hotlist/license.html

Ethnics
I am a little confused on how to research the following: • Select 1 racial group from the list below: o African American o Asian American o Arab American o Hispanic American/Latino o White/Caucasian •Write a 250- to 350-word summary of the economic, social, and political ...

english
when was the decleration of independence sign Check this site for your answer. http://bensguide.gpo.gov/6-8/documents/declaration/signers.html

US government
How is debate handled in the Senate? How is debate handled in the House? someone please answer it. anything you know about it. PLEASE!! Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "US senate house debate rules" to get these possible sources: ...

History
Does any know how the American public felt about what happen to the Japanese American internment issues. I know how the American Japanese felt however I cannot find any express opinions of the American public.

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 ...

james knox polk
how did he become famous? http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/jp11.html

earth science
Info on the largest earthquakes http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/historical.php

US HISTORY
In what ways could African Americans empower themselves in the antebellum United States? I know that they used autobiographies...but I am not even sure if I understand the question!!! Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "antebellum ...

Science
the SI UNIT for mass is what kg kg is correct. Here is a good site for SI units. http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html

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