# Homework Help: Social Studies: Geography: South America

## Recent Homework Questions About South America

physics
In a city grid, each block on the east-west streets is 180 meters long. Each block on the north-south streets is also 180 meters long. A walker walks 4 blocks north and then 3 blocks east. How much farther did the walker travel than the actual distance between the start and ...

physics
A boy moves 400m towards north 300m towards west and again 400m towards south calculate displacement of the boy from initial position

trig
If a ship leaves port at 9:00 a.m. and sails due south for 3 hours at 14 knots, then turns N 60° E for another 2 hours, how far from port is the ship?

life orientation
Evaluate the physical;social and economic consequences of Jacob Zuma how did this corruption and fraud of nepotism;stealing country'resources favoritism etc impact negatively in South Africa for example service delivery;tax;expenses of trial

General Physics
Clarification: this is calculus-based physics, so the methodology is not restricted to trigonometry only. I have two questions, so hopefully I can divide them up nice and evenly. Also, if you know where I should copy and paste proper vector notation from, please tell me so I ...

science
All of the following factors are related to the plate tectonic model of the western coast of South America except the 1) length of the coastline 2) pattern of the earthquake activity 3) location of volcanoes 4) density of crustal plates 5) location of mountain ranges

physics
a boy travels a distance of 10m towards south and then he runs towards east and travels 12m in that direction calculate: i)total distance covered by the boy ii)displacement from his initial position

Math
Two trucks leave the truck stop at the same time, one heading north and one heading south. The truck driving south is driving 15 miles per hour slower than the truck driving north. How fast is the slower truck traveling is they are 1,250 miles apart after 10 hours worth of ...

math
At noon, one ship A was directly north of another ship B. Ship A was sailing south at 30kph and B was sailing east at 15kph. After how many hours will the two ships be nearest each other?

physics
A 5.0 m portion of wire carries a current of 8.0 A from east to west. It experiences a magnetic field of 6.0 × 10^–4 T running from north to south. What is the magnitude and direction of the magnetic force on the wire? 2.4 × 10^–2 N upward 2.4 × 10^–2 N downward 1.2...

engineering science
An aeroplane can fly at 250 km/h in still air.How long will it take it to reach a plane 500 km to south-east if a wind is blowing at 80 km/h from west?

History
Which of the following was an effect of the Refugee Act of 1980? 1)Fewer international migrants were permitted entry. (maybe?) 2)Migration from Latin American countries soared. (maybe?) 3)Women became more likely than men to migrate. 4)Overall migration from European nations ...

English
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle ...

Physics
A biker rides700m north 300m east 400m north, 100m west, 1200m south 300m east and finally 100m north .Draw the path of motion of the biker. What distance did he cover?What was his displacement?

English
1. He looks like he is in another world. 2. He looks like he has a lot of money. 3. He looks like he knows everything. 4. He looks like he is from America. 5. He looks like he is more than 20 years old. ---------------------- Are the sentence all correct? In these sentences, ...

maths,science, physics
A toy locomotive of mass 420g moving at 30cm s^-1 south collides with a carriage of mass 200g moving at 30cm s^-1 north. If they become couple together, what is their common velocity after the collision?

Vectors
A person walks in the following pattern: 4.8 km north, then 1.3 km west, and finally 1.5 km south. Construct the vector diagram that represents this motion and from it judge how far and in what direction a bird would fly in a straight line from the same starting point to the ...

math
To avoid a pond, Tom must walk 10 meters south and 24 meters east. To the nearest meter, how many meters would be saved if it were possible to walk through the pond? 10^2 + 24^2 = C^2 100 + 576 + C^2 C^2 = 676 C^2 = SQRT of 676 or 26 meters Not sure how to solve. I thought ...

How has the population of South Carolina changed over the past one hundred years? Explain whether the state has become more rural or more urban, and describe at least three challenges that accompany this shift in population. All I know is that South Carolina has definitely ...

Please just make sure that my information is right and it is grammatically correct. Thank you! In 1965, Congress adopted the Voting Rights Act. Describe this act. In our description, explain what led Congress to pass the act, and describe at least two of the act's effects. The...

math
To avoid a pond, Tom must walk 10 meters south and 24 meters east. To the nearest meter, how many meters would be saved if it were possible to walk through the pond? 10^2 + 24^2 = C^2 100 + 576 + C^2 C^2 = 676 C^2 = SQRT of 676 or 26 meters

Social Studies(I need websites to do these please)
In 1965, Congress adopted the Voting Rights Act. Describe this act. In your description, explain what led Congress to pass the act, and describe at least two of the act's effects. How has the population of South Carolina changed over the past one hundred years? Explain whether...

History
The questions below I am asking just to get an idea of what to write. 1. Why was the migration of the Aryans to India significant? 2. What do many of the political conflicts in South Asia have in common? 3. Why is the population of South Asia a concern for the region? Please ...

math
Mike rides his bike 33 km south and then 56 km west. How far is the shortest distance from his starting point? 33^2 + 56^2 = C^2 1,089 + 3,136 = C^2 4,225 km = C^2 C^2 = SQRT of 4,225 km or 65 km

Physics
An helicopter flies in a strange pattern, all at the same altitude of 5 km: 1) it flies 29 km in a direction 30.0° east of north, 2) it flies 20 km due south, and 3) it flies 10 km in a direction 30.0° north of west. How far did the helicopter end up from its starting point?

History
I need help with these two questions, (it's talking about South Carolina) 1. A two-thirds vote of both houses will pass a bill over the governors veto. true or false 2. If the house makes changes, the bill goes back to the original house for a vote. true or false

south carolina history
in 1965 congress adopted the voting right act. describe this act. in your description explain what lead congress to pass the act and describe at least too of the acts effects

south carolina history
Which describes Hurricane Hugo’s impact on South Carolina’s economy? ~Hugo caused billions of dollars in damage but rebuilding efforts kept the state’s economy growing. ~The hurricane destroyed much of the coast and caused the state to suffer an economic slowdown...

history
Which describes Hurricane Hugo’s impact on South Carolina’s economy? ~Hugo caused billions of dollars in damage but rebuilding efforts kept the state’s economy growing. ~The hurricane destroyed much of the coast and caused the state to suffer an economic slowdown...

history
1. How has South Carolina changed politically since the 1970s? (1 point) ~County governments were eliminated.*** ~Race has become the most important political issue. ~The Democratic Party has gained more power in the state. ~The Republican Party has gained more power in the ...

U.S. History (Check!)
1. True or false: The Watts Riot was a race riot in the Watts neighborhood. A: True 2. True or false: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the biggest civil rights law passed in the U.S. A: True 3. True or false: Malcolm X died of old age in 1983. A: False 4. True or false: Martin...

U.S. History (Check)(REED)
1. True or false: The Watts Riot was a race riot in the Watts neighborhood. A: True 2. True or false: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the biggest civil rights law passed in the U.S. A: True 3. True or false: Malcolm X died of old age in 1983. A: False 4. True or false: Martin...

Social Studies
1. A two thirds majority vote of both houses will pass a bill over to the governor's veto. A. True B. False 2. If the house makes changes, the bill goes back to the original house for a veto. A. True B. False 3. Which action does not occur in a committee? A. killing a bill B. ...

physics
A boy walks 25.0 m to the north and then turns around and walks 11.0 m south. Boys! What is the 1) distance he has traveled and, 2) the magnitude of his displacement. A.4.0 m, 36.0 m B.36.0 m, 14.0 m C.36.0 m, 36.0 m D.14.0 m, 14.0 m

history
1. The civil rights act of 1964 banned a. literacy tests at polling places b. the integration of public schools c. freedom rides on buses d. segregation in public facilities ** 2. which best describes the culteral changes of the 1960's youth movement a. some young people ...

History
John Brown, supported by abolitionists and Republicans, tried to start a slave revolt. Therefore be it resolved that the defense of slavery is a common cause to all Southern states. At the call of any Southern state, we are authorized to send troops and money to defend it. ...

Social Studies
1. How has South Carolina changed politically since the 1970s? (1 point) ~County governments were eliminated. ~Race has become the most important political issue.***** ~The Democratic Party has gained more power in the state. ~The Republican Party has gained more power in the ...

social stuides
2. Why did John Kennedy become unpopular in South Carolina? A. He was catholic B. He supported equal rights for blacks** C. He was considered a liberal northerner D. He appointed his brother as attorney general

English
I had to choose poetic device examples from a poem and these are the lines I chose. I just wanted them to be checked to make sure I am right! Alliteration - Sail south from here over the salt-streams Assonance - Go down to the sea, the home of the gull

maths
Village A, B, C, D, are such that B is 4km due east of A, c is 3km due south of B and D is 4km s50degreew from c. Calculate the distance and bearing ofA from D.

SS
How did the Mexican-American War ignite a conflict over slavery between the North and the South?

life orietation
suggest two ways on how the geographical dstributionnn of media can be improved in south african?

history review sheet questions
What was the main result of the invention of the Clermont in 1807 How did the use of factory machines change life in America? Industries flourished in New England because of the access to ____________________ like coal and iron was better than in the South. Explain Gibbons v. ...

Math
To get to school, you need to walk 9 blocks south and then 12 blocks east. What's the diagonal distance from the start.

one year ago 1. The states below were added to the Union during the decade following the War of 1812: Indiana (1816) Mississippi (1817) Illinois (1818) Alabama (1819) Maine (1820) Missouri (1821) Which statement best explains how the War of 1812 contributed to the growth of ...

History
1) Which explains why the Compromise of 1850 intensified the argument about slavery? A)People for and against slavery migrated to Western states to influence laws. B)Free states in the West added more antislavery votes to Congress. C)The equal division of slave and free ...

check my 3 world history answers
2. All of the following were results of the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education EXCEPT: Schools were to be integrated "with all deliberate speed"**** Sit-ins and boycotts were declared illegal 7. All of the following were part of the Great Society EXCEPT...

CHECK MY WORLD HISTORY ANSWERS
1 star* at the end of each question and multiple stars*** at the end of my answer 1. Which laws called for strict separation of the races in the South? * anti-discrimination laws Plessy v. Ferguson laws Jim Crow laws**** Boycott Laws 2. All of the following were results of the...

English
Busan is the largest port city and second-largest city in South Korea. It lies on the southeast tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is important for transport and shipping. It is best known for Busan Port and Haeundae Beach. The port takes many ships and accommodate trades among ...

CHECK MY WORLD HISTORY ANSWERS
* at the end of each question and a couple **** at the end of my answer 1. All of the following can be identified as being part of the counterculture which arose with Baby Boomers during the 1960’s EXCEPT: * a. “Don’t trust anyone over 30” b. Woodstock c. Run for ...

English
Anyone who has read I want to be Miss America The sisters were being groomed to be dutiful daughters and wives enter beauty contests*** got to college start jobs right after high school What effect does the "ethnic look" in American fashion have on the author She feels ...

U.S. History (Check) (Reed)
1. When the Vietnam War ended... a) Many Americans wanted to return and win b) Many Vietnamese wanted to leave the county for the safety of America c) Many people still trusted the government and its decisions A: b? 2. Roughly how many soldiers were killed in the Vietnam War? ...

US History
Which of the following is not an outcome of the campaign at Chattanooga? A. Confederate forces forced Grant to surrender. B. Confederate forces fled to Georgia. C. Sherman had a base to launch his campaign through the South. I know for sure it's not C.

US History
What was a main military strategy of the North? A. to capture the Confederate capital in Atlanta B. a naval blockade of all Southern ports C. to invade the South over the Mason-Dixon Line B?

US History
Which of the following statements was true about the Confederate States of America? A. They adopted the “stars and bars” as their flag. B. They believed secession was unconstitutional. C. They elected James Buchanan as their president. D. They elected Jefferson Davis as ...

College Algebra math
A plane flies due east for 35 miles and then due south until it is 37 miles from its starting point. How far south did the plane fly?

History
1)Which statement best explains how the War of 1812 contributed to the growth of the United States to include these states? A) Large numbers of soldiers later settled in the territories where the war had been fought. B) Military heroes from the war went into politics in the ...

Social Studies (Please check this)
Which appeals are NOT heard by the South Carolina supreme court? a. appeals from all felonies b. appeals from setting public utility rates c. appeals that deal with the death penalty*** d. appeals dealing with constitutionality of state laws

Social Studies (Please check this)
Which person is NOT included in South Carolina's legislative council? a. chairman of judiciary committee b. governor*** c. secretary of state d. speaker of the senate

Focus on Countries: Latin America
1. What are the causes of problems the Maya and other Native American groups face in Guatemala? How are people trying to solve these problems?****can you help me with this 2. Compare and contrast the economies of Chile and Venezuela.***and this

introduction to law
We have heard that south Africa has two kind of sources of law.what are those two sources of south African law?

US History
What was the effect of the Dred Scott decision? A. Congress could not prohibit slavery. B. Slavery was abolished in the South. C. Maine was admitted as a slave state. A?

history
Which appeals are NOT heard by the South carolina supreme court? A. appeals from all felonies b. appeals from setting public utility rates *** c. appeals that deal with the death penalty d. appeals dealing with constitutionality of state laws

history
what branch of government consists of local trial courts, circuit and family courts , and appeals court a. executive b. judicial ** c. legislative d. supreme court Which appeals are NOT heard by the South carolina supreme court? A. appeals from all felonies ** b. appeals from ...

history
what branch of government consists of local trial courts, circuit and family courts , and appeals court a. executive b. judicial c. legislative d. supreme court Which appeals are NOT heard by the South carolina supreme court? A. appeals from all felonies b. appeals from ...

history (reed) {ms.sue}
1. Which person is NOT included in South Carolina's legislative council? a. chairman of judiciary committee** b. governor c. secretary of state d. speaker of the senate

Ralebitso.s.s.s
critically evaluate how the south Africa media(print and electronic),report on xenophobia

Social Studies
Out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long, must be born a society of which all humanity will be proud. The time for the healing of the wounds has come. The moment to bridge the chasms that divide us has come. Never, never and never again ...

Social Studies
How does the geography of Eastern Europe most affect farming in the region? Farms in the North have harsh winters, and farms in the South have mountains to deal with.*** Farms in the South have harsh winters, and farms in the North have longer growing seasons. Farms in the ...

Social studies
how many members serve in South Carolinas House of Representatives ? A) 50 B) 100 C) 124 D) 159 I have no clue

English
“I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,” This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what ...

History
3.How did Christianity help enslaved people resist? A.It taught them how to read and write B.It taught them the values of following rules C.It taught them that the wealthy were usually kind. D.It taught them that bad circumstances could be overcome. 4.How did the election of ...

History
more people began to arrive in the state of new south wales in australia during the mid-19th century because A) slavery was made illegal B) there was a massive gold rush C) the war in the americas ended D) the country gained independence

History
Which of these was the MOST important result of the deaths of much of the Indian population in South America? A) The importation of slaves from Africa B) The removal of the Jesuits from South America C) The call for an end to colonization of the Americas. D) The search to ...

life orientation
Two on how geographical distribution of media can be improved in south Afric a

economics
We were given an essay on 1 what consumer subsidies and welfare payments 2 what is the south African government providing and to whom 3 what are the costs and consequences of providing the subsidies and welfare 4 are there any welfare or subsidy payments that should be ...

HELP ME PLEASE ON SS!
Metropolitan Atlanta's rapid growth has proven to be a major strain on the area's A) food supply. B) water supply. C) farming land. D) telephone network. As President, Franklin Roosevelt made many trips to Georgia for treatment for polio. Which city was the site of his "Little...

life orientation
Critically discuss six ways that the human rights violation influences individuals groups and broader south African community

Life orientation
Critically evaluate how south african media print and eletronic report on xenophobia

Social Studies
What was William Henry Harrison dream for America? How did he feel about African Americans? Tell me as much as possible.

math
Katrina lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Katrina’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home, the park, and the ...

math
a girl walks 800 m on a bearing of 129 degrees.calculate how far east and south she is from her starting point.

history
1. what impact did the education improvement act of 1984 have on south carolina a. South carolina teachers were paid the most in the southeast b. the state's schools were ranked the lowest in the nation c. fewer students took high school exit exams d. the state became a leader...

science
1 evaluate the market failure in south Africa 2 base your argument on south african context and also outline its effects thereof 3 evaluate at least four types of market failure and also how the government should correct the market failure 4 use appropriate examples, pictures ...

life orientation
Critically discuss six ways in which the human rigths violation imapcts on individuals and groups and the consequences that the human rigths violation have on the individual as well as on your community of south africa human trafficking

LIFE ORANTATION
CRITICALLY DISCUSS SIX WAYS THAT THE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION INFLUENCES INDIVIDUALS,GROUPS AND THE BROADER SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITY

Math
You start a search for a buried object by marking the center of a filed as (0,0), with coordinates giving distances in yards. Coordinates to the north or east are positive and coordinates to the south or west are negative. You find nothing at (-12,8), so you try a likely-...

life orientation
why do south africa still in corruption cases and how can that be stopped?

Walk Two Moons
Has anyone read the story walk two moons? If so, please help. where does Sal BEGIN to realize that her mother is really not returning? A) Lake Michigan B) Madison Wisconsin C) Pipestone Minnesota *** D) Sioux Falls, South Dakota please help, I've read the book and tryed ...

History
1 who was the abolitionist captured at harpers ferry virginia 1 john brown 2 harriet tubman 3fredrick douglass*** 4 simon legree 3 the first president of the confederate states if america was Abraham lincoln Robert e lee Jefferson davis John x Calhoun Which event happened ...

economic
Write an essay based on this topi -The south african government is not providing enough welfare or subsidies to the poor and underprivileged bassed on the following topic 1.what are welfare and consumer subsidies 2. What is the south african government providing and to whom 3....

Social Studies
Evaluate the effectiveness of Nixon's solution to the promise he made(to find a way to stop the Vietnam war, pledging america would have peace with honor.). was it successful? how do you determine this?

History
How does elevation impact ecosystems in South America A. Farmers can grow different crops at different elevations (this one?) B. Plants do not grow above the tree line C. Animals can't live in higher evelations D. Humans settle only in the lowest elevations

history
1. What change was made in the 1969 to the south carolina constitution of 1895? a. the governor was permitted to succeed himself b. the residency requirement for voting was eliminated ** c. the court system would nolonger be controlled by the state senate d. the legislature ...

Astronomy
How can I tell a north circumpolar star from a south circumpolar one based on its declination and my location?

history
Can someone give me links for these please? Describe the military strategy that General William T. Sherman used across Georgia and South Carolina. Explain how the strategy affected the south, as well as how southerners reacted. Explain the purpose of reconstruction. Describe ...

Social Studies
HI, so these are questions from a test that I already took and I got these three wrong. But there letting me re do it so can someone explain to me or give me a link or something? Select a new deal program that helped improve the lives of south Carolinians. Explain what the ...

life oriantation
How did XENOPHOBIA effect south African government

Social Studies
What impact do monsoon winds most have on South Asia? A) Monsoon winds carry plenty of rain to India from the Arabian Sea during the wet season from June to September.** B) Monsoon winds carry snow from the north to the Himalayas. C) Monsoon winds carry plenty of rain from the...

ss
1. The Himalayas separate _________. (1 point) Pakistan and India the Indian subcontinent from the rest of Asia Afghanistan from the rest of South Asia northern and southern India 2. What impact do monsoon winds most have on South Asia? (1 point) Monsoon winds carry plenty of ...

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