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AP US History help?
I know this is really long... but I can't figure it out for the life of me. If you don't want to answer the whole question that is fine. I'm greatful for whatever I can get. Also links to websites with the information is also helpful. Thanks!! Directions: Read the ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 6:04pm

Economic
Who controls what is sold in a free enterprise system? it is Producers Government or Consumers
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 2:45pm

Government
What is a simple definition of The Voting Rights Act of 1965?
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 11:29am

us history
describe the structure of the central(federal) government under the Articles of Confederation. What revolutionary principles were enacted though this structure? Why did the structure fail to created an enduring government? ----------------------------------------​- It ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:30pm

writing
I have been trying to work on this assignment and I am not really understanding it and I try to get help from my teacher and she keeps sending me this and telling me when I do this she will help me with the rest but I don't understand this and I have told her this and she ...
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 6:45pm

US Government
Dicuss two influences on the development of the U.S. Constitution. Explain how two of the items you identified influenced the specific content of the Constitution.
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:10pm

economics
which of the following statements about inflation are true? check all that applies a) policy makers also worry about a negative inflation rate, or deflation b) painful government actions may sometimes be necessary to bring down a high inflation rate. c) A moderately high ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:26pm

political science
Do you buy James Madison's argument in Federalist 10 and Federalist 51 that separating powers among various inter-connected governments is a successful cure of the "mischief of factions?" Can one faction gain control of enough of our political system to diminish ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:47pm

Social Studies 8R - Help!!!!!
What role did the freedmen play in Reconstruction governments? Answer - Before the war, African Americans had no voice in southern government. During Recontruction, they not only voted in large numbers, but they also ran for and were elected to public office in the South. am i...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3:16pm

history
I need help doing my introduction paragraph for my essay Describe the effects of the growth of Protestantism, and its development on: a)Settlement patterns in america b)the development of early american society c) the development of early American politics/government
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:40pm

US history
The sedation Act allowed the national government to jail people for
Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 3:06pm

geo
the uneven distribution of population in russia is due to;a.government laws about housing. b.the country's level of economic development. c.the physicxal environment. d.the country's standard of living
Friday, September 21, 2012 at 6:58pm

government
civil rights act was aimed chiefly at
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11:46pm

government
campaign spending tends to be gratly more important for republicans or democrates or challengers and non incumbents raer than incumbents
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9:51pm

US Government
Explain how separation of powers and checks and balances reflect the founders' views of human nature and power in government. Discuss two other influences on the development of the U.S. Constitution
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 6:13pm

Social St.
I did your opinion: "Why is security and government a good thing?"
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 5:17pm

Government
How has the Voting Rights Act of 1965 expanded voting rights?
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:59am

History
How did the Mayflower Compact create representative government?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 8:01pm

government
in a what? government people in the executive branch are also part of the legislative branch?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 4:37pm

government s1
Despite their difference , the Founding Fathers all agreed that
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1:24pm

Government
This is a summary of my notes from the article: Please read. Now I need help with putting it into a summary paragraph WHEN I FIRST MEET TAMMY DUCKWORTH in her suburban Chicago campaign office, she nearly mows me over with her $4,000 titanium wheelchair as she cruises a narrow ...
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 9:00am

Finance
On January 1, 2011 you bought a two-year U.S. government bond with a principal (face value) of $1000 and a coupon rate of 6% with coupons paid on December 31, 2011 and December 31, 2012. The principal will be repaid on December 31, 2012. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 120 ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 1:53pm

social studies
Suppose you wanted to make government more capable of acting to solve the pressing problems of the country. Which would you favor? Why? a. Allow individuals to be appointed to the president’s Cabinet while still serving in Congress. b. Allow the president to dissolve ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 11:40pm

US GOVERNMENT
a sentence with the words ARTICLE OF CONFEDERATION
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:55pm

American Government
True or False? About 75 % of those eligible to vote did so in the 2000 presidential election?
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:30pm

social studies
how i identify 5-7 positive and negative benefits of the government systems for canada ?
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 9:27pm

Economics
Suppose the U.S government decides that the incomes of dairy farmers should be maintained at a level that allows the traditional family dairy farm to survive. It therefore implements a price floor of $1 per pint by buying surplus milk until the market price is $1 per pint. Use...
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 10:45pm

physics
3. A wheelchair ramp is to be rated at 8%, which means that it rises 8 cm for every 100 cm of horizontal distance. The height of the ramp is 35 cm. A.What is the length of this ramp? B.What is the angle this ramp makes with the horizontal? C.To what minimum length should the ...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:37pm

American government
As distinct from civil law, criminal law is law that defines a relationship: a: between individuals b: between governments c: between individuals and government d: beween citizens and non-citizens I choose B. I have read and read my text. I'm I on the right track?
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7:07pm

Government
his meaning as his own words impar, and still more conclusively as illustrated by the example in his eye, can amount to no more than this, that where the whole power of one department is exercised by the same hands which possess the whold power of another department , the ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:28pm

social studies
Under the federal system of the Constitution, the States _____. c)retain much of their earlier authority but submit to the ultimate sovereignty of the national government d)have about as much authority as local governments do in unitary systems like Great Britain I NARROWED IT...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 4:35pm

Economics
To improve its standard of living, a nation’s economy must A. remain stable. B. grow through innovation. C. reach economic equity. D. allow the central government to make economic decisions. Reset Selection
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 4:18pm

Government
I am looking for help. I have read this article in the New York Times Several times. It is a lengthy article. It is "A Genratin Hobbled by the soaring cost of college bt Andrew Martin and Andrew Lehran. I cannot figure out the authors purpose or what the main ideas ideas...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11:30am

US history
Indicate below the type of government each colony had in the year 1750. 1 NEW HAMPSHIRE; ROYAL 2 MASSACHUSETTS; ROYAL 3 CONNECTICUT; SELF-GOVERNING 4 RHODE ISLAND;SELF-GOVERNING 5 NEW YORK; SELF-GOVERNING 6 NEW JERSEY;ROYAL 7 PENNSYLVANIA;PROPRIETARY 8 DELAWARE; PROPRIETARY 9 ...
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:25pm

lang arts
1. Which sentence describes setting? As much as it saddened her, the first thing Nan had to do was leave her beloved family home. Marcy wanted to go to the dance, but Rob’s treatment of her that day gave her second thoughts. Steve was fairly short, with glasses and dark ...
Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:00pm

Health
What does the U.S. government use to estimate a person’s body weight status? A. Scale B. Ruler C. Body mass index D. Health related illnesses c?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:32pm

Health
According to the government’s My Plate program, half of our plate should have? A. Pasta and breads B. Seafood C. Fruits and vegetables D. Protein and desserts a? or c? idk:/
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:23pm

Health
Based upon the government’s research, they recommend that we do what with regard to our intake of dairy? A. Switch to fat-free or low-fat milk B. Drink whole milk C. Avoid dairy if it causes gas D. Eat more ice cream a?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:06pm

government
Why is it fitting that Franklin D. Roosevelt formed the Executive office of president?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:18pm

Please check my U.S. Government answers!
1. Political culture refers to (1 point) a set of beliefs about the role of government in society. ~an overall set of values widely shared within a society. how truly "American" someone is. a high degree of homogeneity in political opinions. the wide range of views ...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:52pm

Ethics
THe gm of a software company is in the process of constructing a new facility in a country. THe gm has a manager of native origin acting as liaison between the company and government officials. THe new facility requires some permits and licenses. Government officials have ...
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 12:29pm

home economics
As part of the nation’s recovery from the Great Depression of the 1930s, the banking system was reformed in which of the following ways? A. The government paid off loans for large corporations. B. The Federal Reserve Banks were closed. C. Banks were deregulated by the ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 8:06am

American Governement
Cite five reasons that Americans should trust the government?
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 10:35pm

american government
the right to privacy was instrumental in which decision A roe v wade B.mapp v ohio C. schenck v united states D miranda v arizona
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:39pm

american government
__________is the process that determines how a society will be governed A. politics B. pluralism C. elitism D. socialism
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:13pm

american government
an example of a policy that aimed chiefly to overcome defacto discrimination is: a. the equal rights admendment B. busing the chieve racial integration in the schools C. the brown v board of education of topeka ruling D. the fourteen amendment
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 6:22pm

economic
A socialist believes that wealth should be spread evenly throughout society. What characteristic of socialism is designed to achieve this goal? A. The government controls the centers of economic power. B. Central planners make all decisions about the economy. C. The government...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 6:42pm

Social Studies
At the beginning of World War II, Roosevelt dealt with France A. by supporting the Free French under Charles de Gaulle. B. by seeking an alliance with French Algeria. C. by joining with the British in an assault on North Africa. D. through negotiations with the Vichy ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 6:20pm

math
in order to purchase a computer for the student activities office, the freshman class decides to raise 1/3 of the money and the sophomore class decides to raise 1/2 of the money. The student government association agrees to contribute to the rest which amounted to $400.what ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 5:32pm

ap government
what is confederation ?
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 3:17pm

health
Write a 350- to 700-word paper on one of the following laws: HIPAA (1996) or EMTALA (1986). Pretend you are a health care manager employed at a small community hospital responsible for educating your staff about HIPAA (1996) or EMTALA (1986). Include the following in your ...
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 9:40am

Politics/Debate
what does this sentence mean in regular english "The United States Federal Government should substantially increase development of domestic infrastructure." and what is the basic meaning of domestic infrastructure? Tahnk you soo much in advance!!
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 12:34am

Society @ Environment Engineering
Capitalism believe in___________from the government
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 4:05pm

apush leisler rebellion
James II became King of England in 1685 and New York became a royal colony. James II decreed the formation of the Dominion of New England in 1686 and added the colonies of New York and New Jersey in May 1688, designating New York City as the capital. In late 1688, the Glorious...
Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 11:58pm

microeconomics
the following information applies to the market for a particular items in the absence of aunit excise tax. ($4,50,200) ($5,75,175) ($6,100,150) ($7,125,125) ($8,150,100) ($9,175,75) a. according to the informaton above, in the absence of a unit excise tax, what is the market ...
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 7:39pm

Health
The U.S. government categorizes body weight status as ________. A. Underweight, healthy weight, overweight, obese B. Healthy, unhealthy C. Underweight, healthy, overweight D. Thin, healthy, heavy, obese I HAVE NO CLUE PLEASE HELP OR GIVE ME HINTS! :$
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 7:07pm

Health
The U.S. government categorizes body weight status as ________. A. Underweight, healthy weight, overweight, obese B. Healthy, unhealthy C. Underweight, healthy, overweight D. Thin, healthy, heavy, obese
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 5:21pm

American Government
The Constitution created a confederate system of government?
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:21pm

American Government
Most amendments have _____. (A.) expanded and clarified the principles embodied in the Constitution B. radically changed and undermined the principles of the Constitution C. been approved just by Congress D. restricted the right to vote
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:17pm

American Government
With which of the following statements would the Founding Fathers have disagreed? A.Government, which exists to regulate the behavior of the people, must itself be regulated. (B.) For the sake of simplicity, all the powers of government should be controlled by one small group ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:07pm

readings in world civilization
Kindly please check my answers. Thanks 1. As expressed in your readings, which of these statements best expresses the crucial paradox of the twentieth century? A. Human life is disregarded as nations seek global security. B. War in the name of liberty leads to tyranny. C. ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 12:47pm

world literature
In the story" the Background" the type of humor the authors uses is satire. The satire is aimed at two targets: the government and art critics. Choose one of these targets and explain how satire is used to make fun of it. Use examples from the story to support your ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:28pm

Government vocab
A. general election B. propaganda C. conventions D. open primary E. soundbite F. interest group G. trade union H. grassroots I. closed primary J. public policy K. nomination L. run-off primary M. lobbying N. blanket primary O. mandate 1.The ____________________ only allows ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 7:19pm

nonfiction
Thoreau's night in jail for tax deliquency resulted specifically form A.the publication of his work cicvil disobedience B.having moved his place of his residence from concord to walden pond C.a decision to act on his belief that least government was best government D.his ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 2:50pm

GOVERNMENT
A. Westside v. Mergens B. Texas v. Johnson C. Roe v. Wade D. Bethel v. Fraser E. Dennis v. U.S. F. Lemon v. Kurtzman G. Wallace v. Jaffree 1.Established that a woman's reproductive right is guaranteed as part of the right to privacy; set the precedent for all abortion ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 1:25pm

American Government
Which of the following is an example of indirect lobbying? A. testifying before Congress B. writing speeches and legislation C. grass-roots-led phone calls and e-mail D. contacting White House officials i think its c
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:48am

American Government
What is the task of a party’s chairperson and the party’s national committee between elections? A. create campaign advertisements B. create volunteer opportunities C. break up the central structure of the party D. increase the power of the party I has to be either a ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:43am

American Government
How did people vote during colonial times? A. by machine B. by punch cards C. by voice D. by paper ballot I believe its either by paper ballot or voice
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:42am

American Government
Which of the following does not today fit into any of the four categories of minor parties? A. the Know Nothing Party B. the Green Party C. the Bull Moose Progressive Party D. the Communist Party I think its b
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:41am

U.S. GOVERNMENT
1)Our federal bureaucracy takes care of the day-to-day business of our government. A) True B) False 2)There are 3 main elements of bureaucracy, which include a hierarchical structure with the president at the top, allowing for most employees to know how to do each other's ...
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1:43pm

Government
This case came about because President Marbury refused to honor the last-minute judicial appointments of Pres. Madison. A) True B) False 2. Marbury wanted the courts to issue of writ of mandamus, a court order forcing Jefferson to give him his commission. A) True B) False 3. ...
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 10:13pm

history
The Hellenistic period was rooted in Macedon, whose government took the form of a(n): democracy oligarchy hereditary monarchy dictatorship
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 9:52am

Government
Which of the following is NOT a reason for holding congressional investigations? A) to focus public attention on an important issue B) to oversee the executive branch and its operations C) on executive order from the President D) to gather information i need help
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:12pm

government
what are some drawbacks to the current buearucratic system?
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 3:16pm

US Government
Why do we have more safeguards for accused criminals than the victims themselves?
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:31pm

History.
How did the role of the federal government change during the Progressive Era of the early 1900s. Include specific progressive legislation, discuss presidents and the enhanced power of the federal I need some help with finding some information and understanding
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 2:20pm

US History
1.Which of the following statements about Woodrow Wilson is true? A) He wanted to place strict government controls on corporations. B) He overturned discriminatory laws against African Americans. C) He advocated eliminating the income tax. D) He opposed reforms to the banking ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11:58am

US HISTORY
Explain the role of the federal government during the industrialization of the United States during the years after the Civil War to 1900. Be sure to discuss at least three of the following: the railroads, time zones, land grants, Native Americans, Interstate Commerce Act, ...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 8:25pm

government
Courts issued court orders, or i-j--cti---, to make sure that people of color were allowed to vote.
Monday, July 16, 2012 at 9:14pm

math
A government survey conducted to estimate the mean price of houses in a metropolitan area is designed to have a margin of error of $10,000. Pilot studies suggest that the population standard deviation is $70,000. Estimate the minimum sample size needed to estimate the ...
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 5:25pm

critical thinking
Could someone double check my answers for me? Thank You! 2.) “Right. George Bush ‘won’ the election in 2000, didn’t he?” the use of quotation marks around “Won” has the effect of a a. Weaseler b. Dysphemism c. downplayer d. rhetorical ...
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 4:34pm

government
_____ States supported the _____ Plan, which called for a bicameral legislature in which States would be represented according to their population
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 1:20pm

Geography
Under the Soviet system the government.. controlled all forms of communication. allowed newspapers to print whatever they wanted. controlled editorials but not the reporting of news. encouraged access to a wide variety of news sources. I think it is either 3 or 4
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 9:31pm

Principles of Management - Strategic Management
please review my answers! 1. which of the following is an example of an internal stakeholder of an organization? A) distributors B) suppliers C) Unions D) Individual Workers It is: D) Individual Workers 2. Two drug companies agree to work together to pool their research and ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 12:21pm

accounting
Olympic Sports Wear estimates its Annual Federal Income tax as $10,000. It has paid the tax in four installments of $2,500 each. However, at the end of the year, the actual tax amount is $11,200. Therefore, the company needs to pay $1,200 to the government. Instruction: ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:16am

Principles of Management - Effective Management
Please double check my answers please! 1. a team manager is resolving the conflicts that exist among the members of his team in an organization. this is an example of: a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling answer C 2. a manager at a grocery store is trying to ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 10:16am

Government
Why does Texas have so many special districts, and what are some of the problems associated with them?
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:36am

american government
is the public vulnerable to exploitation by powerful groups owing to their monoploy over information and why is the public vulnerable
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 12:02am

american government
the presidency is: a. an extaordinarily strong office with sufficient powers to enable the president to control national policy under virtually all circumstances. b. an inherently weak office in that presidents have almost no capacity to influence the major directions of ...
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 9:14am

business ethics
1. Which of the following is NOT a concern of the community stakeholder group? A. Employment of local residents B. Repayment of debt C. Economic growth D. Protection of the environment 2. Select the option that can be used to illustrate a utilitarian argument concerning ...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 8:23pm

government
Which of the following is NO LONGER necessary for the right to vote?A) RegistrationB) CitizenshipC) Residency D) Land Ownership
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 5:25pm

government
The first American voters were only white, male ---------s
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 4:56pm

Hsm/220
You are the executive director of a local government workforce agency that focuses on developing training skills for high school dropouts. Determine which of the budget items listed would be necessary in order to calculate a functional, line-item, and program budget. Mark an...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 12:54pm

government
in 3-4 sentences, explain why is voting important in a democratic society.
Friday, June 29, 2012 at 12:14pm

government
1.what is the procedure of voter identification intended to help prevent fraudulent voting and keep the process organized? 2. what do you call all the persons entitled to vote in any given election? 3.what is another term for suffrage?
Friday, June 29, 2012 at 12:00pm

US government
Courts issued court orders, or (i-j--cti---), to make sure that people of color were allowed to vote. what is this word ???
Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10:51am

Finance
a company is offering the US Government's 8.5% 2020 treasury bond for "150.266" . What is the price in dollars of the bond?
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 8:29pm

American Government
I am having trouble finding anything on this in my book Please help. A ______ is someone who is not in the military.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 2:03pm

child day care management
Which of the following is the primary function of certification? A. To enforce mandatory government regulations B. To give credit to a facility that meets certain professional standards C. To grant a credential to an individual as an authorization to teach D. To set health and...
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 12:06pm

Business law
The state of Confusion enacted a statute requiring all trucks and towing trailers that use its highways to use a B-type truck hitch that is presently being manufactured by only one manufacturer, which is located in Confusion. The result of this statute is that any trucker who...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 4:07pm

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