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December 5, 2016

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Recent Homework Questions About Government

American Government
Describe the department/agency its purpose and contributions to human rights
Sunday, December 4, 2016 by Becky

Social Studies
1. Some Polynesian islands are ring-shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or copra. coral.>>> atolls. plates. 2. In the mid-1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British immigration to Australia? Aborigines moved to the outback. ...
Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Lip

American Government HELP
Recall the scenario for this lesson’s discussion: You are the CEO of a powerful and politically connected corporation in your area. You have lunch once a month at your club with other business leaders of influential conglomerates to see where your interests might ...
Friday, December 2, 2016 by Anonymous

American Government
1. How does supporting the human with defenders align with the philosophies of america's founding fathers? 2. Why do human rights defenders need to be protected? What dangers do they face? 3. What are some ways human rights defenders insure rights around the world? 4. In ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Becky

English Help ASAP
1. Part A In "All Together Now," Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale. inform readers of the recent history of the civil rights movement in the United States. praise the work of ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Lip

Social Studies
"...I long to hear that you have declared an independency- and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember of the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors...If particular...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by anon

Social Studies
1. According to the passage, what can be inferred about how Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s personal qualities affected the women’s suffrage movement? Her enthusiasm gave the movement a set of core beliefs. Her philosophical views provided the movement with a clear focus. ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Helena

American Government
Has anyone done the Memo to the president portfolio? I am like...really stuck on it.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Brianna

social studies
Which of these best shows the changing information control in China since the 1960s? 1) Education is important part of Chinese life 2}The government controls hat newspapers can publish 3)Independent business owners may start new companies 4) protesters and activists may be ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Jaden

Social Studies
Could you help me with these questions? 1. Which statement best explains the significance of the signing of the Mayflower Compact? * 2. What was a major reason for the colonization of the Americas by Europeans? * 3. Which reason led to the establishment of colonies in both ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by King Comfort

8th Grade Social Studies A
What are the answers to the Unit 2 Lesson 11 Colonial Settlement Unit Test? 1. Which statement best explains the significance of the signing of the Mayflower Compact? * The colonists swore to survive together or die in North America. The colonists agreed to create their own ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by King Comfort

History
1. Which statement best explains the significance of the signing of the Mayflower Compact? * The colonists swore to survive together or die in North America. The colonists agreed to create their own government and to obey its rules. The colonists declared their independence ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016 by King Comfort

social studies
how would the Philippine government respond to an insurgency? 1) government would try to work with their members 2) government would support it 3) government would ignore it 4) government would fight it fiercely
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Evelyn

American History
In New England, the town is a major unit of local government. Except for a few major cities, each of the six states in the region is divided into towns. Each town generally includes all of the rural and the urban areas within its boundaries. Which best describes the ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Anonymous

History
"Congress has not declared war since ww2. In eight occasions since then however it has a natural joint resolutions to authorize the president to meet certain International crisis with military force" What is the strongest conclusion that can be drawn from this ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Ren

history
1. In 1786, A group of western Massachusetts farmers rose up to protect taxes,and action against debtor. This uprising, Known as shay's rebellion, Was important because it- A.showed that the confederation congress was too weak to tax farmers. B.revealed the inability of ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by help me please

Math
A survey about the student government program at a school finds the following results. 190 students like the program 135 students think the program is unnecessary 220 students plan on running for student government next year. If a circle graph were made from this data, what ...
Monday, November 28, 2016 by Embershy

American Government
Why was the Department of Defense created? a. to place the U.S. Army and Navy in one executive department b. to establish a military chains of commands*** c. to end disagreement between the U.S. Army and Navy d. to lessen the instance of military abuse of power
Monday, November 28, 2016 by Alice Keign

American History
The federal government sets requirements that all public schools must follow, while state governments set standards listing what students need to learn. This is an example of what constitutional system? A. dual federalism B. cooperative federalism C. layered federalism D. ...
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by Anon

Math
A survey about the student government program at a school finds the following results. 190 students like the program 135 students think the program is unnecessary 220 students plan on running for student government next year. If a circle graph were made from this data, what ...
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by Embershy

American Government
The federal government sets requirements that all public schools must follow, while state governments set standards listing what students need to learn. This is an example of what constitutional system? A. dual federalism B. cooperative federalism C. layered federalism D. ...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by Jane

American Government
When Alabama's governor refused to end the policy of segregation in public universities, he invoked which common argument for separation of powers under federalism? A.states' rights B.checks and balances C.direct initiative D.bicameral legislation I think the answer is...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by Anon

American Government
A woman is asked to serve on a jury. Instead of hearing two sides of the case, she only hears from the prosecutors, who ask the jury to decide whether they think someone is probably guilty. The state will only arrest the person and hold a formal trial if the jury feels it ...
Saturday, November 26, 2016 by Anon

American Government
what kind of state court system is set up so that trial courts hears those cases arising within its own district, circuit, or county, no matter what the subject might be? A. appellate courts B. geographically based courts C. state supreme courts D unified court systems is the ...
Friday, November 25, 2016 by Leslie

American Government
which of the following are types of crimes defined under criminal law? civil common felony misdemeanor tort my answers are civil and felony is that correct
Friday, November 25, 2016 by Leslie

hisory help
1. Why was the Han period considered a Golden Age of Chinese civilization? (1 point) A. because of the establishment of a Legalist government B. because of the establishment of the Silk Road C. because of the advances made in ironworking and farming D. because of advances in ...
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by Anonymous

texas history
i need help on figuring out a topic "The topic of your report must be an issue that is being addressed by both the state and federal government"
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by lauren

American government
How have NATO's operations changed over time ? A.) NATO only directs peacekeeping measures now B.) NATO no longer defends Western Europe C.) NATO has fewer member countries now than when it began D.) NATO's activities now include crisis management and peacekeeping ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Taylor

American Government
1) Why was the Department of Defense created? A) to place the U.S. Army and Navy in one executive department B) to establish a military chain of command C) to end disagreements between the U.S. Army and Navy D) to lessen the instance of military abuse of power** 2) Which of ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Juliet

social studies
On November 12, 1815 Elizabeth Cady Stanton spokesperson for the rights of women was born in Johnston, New York. Stanton formulated the philosophical basis of the woman suffrage movement, blazing a trail many feared to follow. Stanton verbal brilliance combined with the ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by anonymous

social studies
1. According to the passage, what can be inferred about how Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s personal qualities affected the women’s suffrage movement? Her enthusiasm gave the movement a set of core beliefs. Her philosophical views provided the movement with a clear focus. ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by anonymous

Social Studies
Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Kalie

Social Studies
What were the Articles of Confederation? A. a document created by the Continental Congress that served as a governmental plan for the nation as a whole B. a document created after the states had written their constitutions that included the powers and rights the states had not...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Kalie

Social Studies
Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Kalie

American government
American foreign aid might be used to support which of the following foreign policies? A) Deterrence B) Containment C) Collective Security*** D) Isolationism
Monday, November 21, 2016 by .....

American government
"With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere....Our policy in regard to Europe...Remains the same, which is, not to interfere in the internal concern of any of its powers..."  Which American ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by .....

American Government
"With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere....Our policy in regard to Europe...Remains the same, which is, not to interfere in the internal concern of any of its powers..." 1) Which American ...
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Juliet

American Government
With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere....Our policy in regard to Europe...Remains the same, which is, not to interfere in the internal concern of any of its powers. 1. Which American foreign policy does ...
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Alice Keign

History
How can you demonstrate the differences in the perspectives about Texas and its independence with historically accurate facts? How did the interaction between the settlers in Texas and the Mexican government develop and change over time?
Sunday, November 20, 2016 by Freddy FazBear

Government
What is the role of joint chiefs of staff? A.To serve as objective military advisors B.To manage the executive office of the president << C.To lead the department of Defense << D.To lead the state Department I'm not sure if it's B or C, I do lean more ...
Friday, November 18, 2016 by Sara

History
Hey I need to know how the government controls oil. Can you help me? It would be huuuuuge help! thx =)
Friday, November 18, 2016 by Jessica

US History
The Dutch settlement of New Netherland was: A. highly aristocratic with large feudal estates called patroonships B. very successful due to available volunteers who received 50 acres of land for every four adults C. successful from the beginning because the colony's welfare...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Anonymous

Social Studies
Asha lives in a nation that has a legislature and a prime minister. Citizens in her country vote in elections to elect their legislative representatives. Then parliament appoints the prime minister. 1: Does Asha's nation have a limited or an unlimited government? - Limited...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Castiel

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 by fudge

American Government
1) Why are independent regulatory commissions considered quasi-legislative? A) They are part of the legislative branch B) The rules and regulations they make have the force of law** C) They are independent of the executive branch but not the legislative branch D) They are ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Juliet

Social studies
Identify which principle of government is expressed in each of the seven excerpts from the Declaration of Independence. Excerpts may express more than one principles.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by ????

History
Can Someone Please Tell Me The Answers!!! course picture Modern US History A-1 SOH Course Links ? profile picture Joshua Whitmire Unit 2 Test Unit 2: Immigration and Migration > Unit Assessments 1. Why were many Native Americans opposed to settling in reservations? They ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Josh

social studies
5, which statement best explains how the conflict over tariff of 1828 was resolved The US Supreme Court ruled against the tariff Daniel Webster gav a speech to the Senate and the tariff was repealed South Carolina passed the nullification Act which canceled the tariff outright...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by m

American government
How do interest groups typically influence public policy in the judicial branch? A.By paying judges for meetings B. by submitting amiss curiae briefs to the court C. by meeting face to face with legislators D. by contacting the director of public engagement my answer is a
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Leslie

american government
How do interest groups typically influence public policy in the judicial branch? A.By paying judges for meetings B. by submitting amiss curiae briefs to the court C. by meeting face to face with legislators D. by contacting the director of public engagement my answer is a
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Leslie

American government
The equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment prohibits states from denying "any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." How does the language of the equal protection clause show intention to safeguard all groups civil liberties? ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Leslie

Government
How many terms can a president serve according to the Constitution? a. one term b. two terms*** c. three terms d. unlimited terms
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Alice Keign

Government
Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have approval of the house ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Alice Keign

World history
How were Native Americans affected by the strategies used by the federal government during western expansion? I need at least three pls. Could one be killing the indians resource(buffalo)
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Emma

history
1. Which statement best explains the significance of the signing of the Mayflower Compact? * 5 points A)The colonists swore to survive together or die in North America. B)The colonists agreed to create their own government and to obey its rules. C)The colonists declared their ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by connexus

American Government
1) The Executive Office of the president is commonly called "the president's right arm" because it hosts agencies composed of which of the following? A) congressional leaders from the majority party B) influential members of various political parties C) lobbyists...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Juliet

HISTORY GOVERNMENT CCA
what characteritics do bureaucracies share? check all that apply Formal rules generalization clearly defined goals chain of command elected staff which of the following is part of the executive branch bureaucracy? the president's cabinet the congressional budget office the...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by A.A

civics
Research how your local government works. Briefly explain the process to pass a law (usually called an ordinance or code) in your city or county. To introduce the idea in my city or county, first I would ________________________________________​...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by kat

American Government
1) What characteristics do bureaucracies share? Select all that apply. A) formal rules** B) generalized jobs** C) clearly defined goals D) chain of command** E) elected staff 2) Which of the following is part of the executive branch bureaucracy? A) the president's cabinet ...
Monday, November 14, 2016 by Juliet

SS
What natural resource attracted other nations to trade with West and Central Africa beginning around AD 750? A. copper B. silver C. gold** D. salt Which of the following is an example of how people have adapted to the environment of West and Central Africa? A. They do not cut ...
Monday, November 14, 2016 by Check please

American Government
I need help on my American Government quiz.. Not looking for answers but for someone to see if mine are right, and if not, to help me out. Thanks! 1. When categorizing the Executive Offices of the President, what can you assume when noting the number of departments devoted to ...
Monday, November 14, 2016 by K

Social Studies: Native Americans On the Frontier
1. What happened to some Native Americans during the Jackson presidency? A. They were forced to leave their homeland and move westward.*** B. They allied themselves with slaves to seek equal under the law C. They were given large land grants on their native soil. D. They filed...
Monday, November 14, 2016 by Plzzz Help!!!!!!!!!!

Social Studies
1.What prompted the call to rewrite the Articles of Confederation? A:The desire to win independence by unifying the nation B:The economic downturn caused by the limitations on the central government C:The need to establish a national court system to deal with uprising colonist...
Monday, November 14, 2016 by Help please

Social studies
1, what did Alexis de Tocqueville observe on his visit to the United States that reflected changes that were happening in the country during Jackson's administration A strict divide between rich and poor*** A growing spirit of democracy and equality between classes A ...
Sunday, November 13, 2016 by Amiee

Government
Which of the following statements about congress is not true? a.) in the senate, seniority still plays a role as to who is appointed committee chairpeople b.) in the house, rules on debate are more restrictive than in the senate c.) senators have more committee assignments ...
Saturday, November 12, 2016 by Raichel

Goverment
list the advantages and disadvantages of confederal system of government
Saturday, November 12, 2016 by Angelflora

SS
help me plzz and ill pay you back 3. All of the following acts were imposed on the colonies by the British EXCEPT (1 point) the Tea Act. the Intolerable Acts .the Salt Act.the Stamp Act. 4. South Carolina responded to the Intolerable Acts by __________. (1 point) holding small...
Friday, November 11, 2016 by camil

Social studies homework
What was one reason of the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government. Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton. The alien and sedition acts ...
Friday, November 11, 2016 by Cowgirl

American Government
Which statement best explains the oversight function of congressional committees? It protects the president​ from overreach by t​he Senate and the Ho​use. It is one of the&nbs​p;...
Thursday, November 10, 2016 by Mr. Smiley

social studies
What was the long-term effect of the Magna Carta? a. A weakening of power of feudal lords. B. The surrender of French territory to English rule. C. The rise of strong trading cities . D. The development of more democratic government? WHAT'S THE ANSWER
Thursday, November 10, 2016 by summer

Government
What constitutes Congress using their impeachment power on a President of the United States (for example, treason, lying under oath, committing a felony, committing a misdemeanor, or something else?)
Thursday, November 10, 2016 by A.Lee

Civics
what does civic mindedness primarily encourage people to do? .to speak their minds about issues honesty .treat other citizens with respect .to pay attention to government affairs .to study the history of the US I don't know this is from connections Academy the civics ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by dude

American Government
1. How do parties typically ensure the good performance of their candidates? -They dictate how their candidate governs once he or she is in office. -They make sure their candidates are of good character and are qualified for public office. -They petition to have a ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Becky

social studies
What allowed settlers to establish a colony in Texas? How did the interaction between the settlers in Texas and the Mexican government develop and change over time? How do you think the perspectives of the Texas settlers and the Mexican government would vary? On what things ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Adlyn

Math
What percent of each selling price is the. 10 cents tax collected by the federal government
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Asmelash

American Government
1) Which of the following is a function of the executive branch? A) writing legislation B) administering the law** C) challenging legislation in court D) repealing law 2) Which of the following reasons best explains why Congress enacted the War Powers Resolution in 1973? A) to...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Juliet

American Government
What factors influence landmarkers decision to limit the president to two terms via the twenty second amendment? Select all that apply. 1. Franklin Roosevelt ran for and won a third term. 2. George Washington established precedent as a two term President. 3. They felt more ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Shiina

CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government
CHECK my answers. they are all below 1. Which of the following represents one of Congress’s electoral powers? (1 point) The Senate elects a president if the House cannot reach a consensus on a candidate. The House elects a president if no candidate receives a majority of ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Anonymous

American Government
6. What is the only official role of the vice president? A. Lead the national committee on the president's party. B. Organize presidential commissions. C. Preside over the Senate. D. Vote in case of a tie in the Supreme Court. 7. What best describes a faithless elector? A...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Hannah

American Government
How are the presidents executive powers of clemency an example of checks and balances? a. clemency can overturn federal court decisions*** b. clemency can employ congress to stop the federal courts c. clemency can influence the way the federal courts will rule on a case d. ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
Which of the following reasons best explains why congress enacted the war powers resolution in 1973? a. to grant the president unrestricted authority to send troops abroad b. to allow the president unlimited war powers c. funding for the military d. to limit the president'...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
How do executive agreements differ from treaties? a. the senate ratifies treaties that were executive agreements from the previous administration b. a treaty requires approval by the senate an executive agreement does not*** c. executive agreements are valid across ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
Which of the following is a function of the executive branch? a. writing legislation b. administering the law*** c. challenging legislation in court d. repealing the law
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
What kind of primary does the following scenario describe? A candidate competes in a state’s presidential primary and wins 26 percent of the popular vote. Twenty­six percent of the state’s delegates are officially pledged to vote for that candidate at the ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
What is the only official role of the vice president? lead the national committee on the president’s party organize presidential commissions preside over the Senate*** vote in case of a tie in the Supreme Court
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
What best describes a faithless elector? an elector who cheated to become an elector an elector who fails to vote an elector who votes for a non­Christian an elector who does not vote for the person who won the state's popular vote***
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
Which is a constitutional qualification to be president? college educated experience in another political field military experience natural-born citizen of the United States***
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
Which president broke the two ­term tradition by running for a third term in 1940? Dwight Eisenhower Herbert Hoover Franklin Roosevelt*** Harry Truman
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
Who counts the Electoral College vote? House of Representatives*** Senate state legislatures Supreme Court
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
What official becomes president if the president and vice president died at the same time? A. Chief Justice. B. President pro tempore of the Senate. C. Secretary of State. D. Speaker of the House of Representatives.***
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
"...in the shadow of the Old State Capitol, where Lincoln once called on a divided house to stand together, where common hopes and common dreams still live, I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for President of the United States. I recognize there is a ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
"In politics, a political party acts as a 'bonding agent' to ensure the good performance of it's candidates and elected officeholders." USE THE QUOTATION TO ANSWER THE QUESTION 1. How do parties typically ensure the good performance of their candidates? A...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Alice Keign

American Government
1) Which of the following would be most likely to occur if there were no nominating step in American electoral politics? A) Many people would run and the best, most qualified candidate would win. B) Many people would run and the winner would be elected with a relatively small ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Juliet

Social Studies
Identify central issues explain why the pilgrims government came about and why it's existence was important
Monday, November 7, 2016 by HilaryTrumption

English
roxie 1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the word, if necessary. The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. (1 point) leftovers made reminders symbolic 2. Choose the answer that best matches the ...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by PLEASE HELP

American government
Name the two factors that give federal courts jurisdiction over a case?
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Me

American Government
"In politics, a political party acts as a 'bonding agent' to ensure the good performance of it's candidates and elected officeholders." USE THE QUOTATION TO ANSWER THE QUESTION 1. How do parties typically ensure the good performance of their candidates? A...
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Ashley

Government
How did those associated with WikiLeaks view Snowden's actions? h t t p : // w w w . business insider . co m / edward- snowden-and -wikileaks - 2014 -1 I was confused after reading this article. Could someone help me briefly summarize ***HOW DID THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH ...
Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Donna

Government
1.) How do US government officials, and then individuals like Edward Snowden and those associated with WikiLeaks view Snowden’s actions differently? Why 2.) How has the U.S relationship with Russia been affected by their decision to grant Snowden asylum, especially ...
Friday, November 4, 2016 by Donna

American Government
What is the main controversy over citizen requirement for the presidency? A. whether a person is a "natural born citizen". B. whether a person with dual citizenship can be president. C. whether an undocumented citizen can be president. D. whether a person born ...
Friday, November 4, 2016 by Savanna

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