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social studies
Which of the following statements does not describe a function of the confederation government? A. defend the country B. regulate trade between states C. maintain relationships with other countries D. set up a postal service between states I just need help please I think it ...

american government
constitutional scholars have pointed out there is an inconsistency in justice marshall's opinion with respect with what the constitution specifically provided. whats the inconsistency?

Louisiana History
Please help!!! 1. What set the steamboat apart from the flatboat and the keelboat? a) The steamboat was inexpensive to build. b) The steamboat could go back upriver with ease.*** c) The steamboat has a slow and easy ride. d) The steamboat could only transport people. 2. Why ...

Physics
A spy in a speed boat is being chased down a river by government, officials in a faster craft. Just as the officials' boat pulls up next to the spy's boat, both boats reach the edge of a 4.8 m waterfall. The spy's speed is 13 m/s and the officials' speed is 25 m/s How far ...

History
Could someone check my History questions? Please? My answers are under the questions... 1) Base your answer to the question on the statement below and on your knowledge of social studies. … The whole military force of the State is at the service of a Mr. Suttle, a ...

History
Could someone check my History questions? Please? My answers are under the questions... 1) Base your answer to the question on the statement below and on your knowledge of social studies. … The whole military force of the State is at the service of a Mr. Suttle, a ...

Econ
Suppose that the U.S. government decides to charge wine consumers a tax. Before the tax, 10 billion bottles of wine were sold every year at a price of $4 per bottle. After the tax, 4 billion bottles of wine are sold every year; consumers pay $7 per bottle (including the tax), ...

U.S. History (Ms. Sue)
1. How did the United States try to Americanize immigrants? A: The United States attempted to Americanize immigrants by assimilating them into American culture through public education. Schools taught immigrant children English, American history, and the responsibilities of ...

government
What does it mean to "get on the ballot" and how does one do so?

math
Could someone please check my History questions? Any help will be greatly appreciated! My answers are under the question... 3) Which of these would have been MOST likely to take the Oregon Trail? A) Native Americans migrating from the east B) Americans trying to settle on the...

Social Study - Check
1.) In what year did the english establish Jamestown their first permanent settlement? 1607 *** 1630 1675 1718 2.) In 1619, the Virginia Company in London agreed to let the colonists have some say in their government. What was the name of the assembly that had the right to ...

History
Could someone please check my History questions? Any help will be greatly appreciated! My answers are under the question... 1) Which characteristic is most commonly associated with the westward expansion of the United States? A) Industrialism B) Mercantilism C) Individualism D...

Social Studies
1. Which is not a factor contributing to poverty in Africa? a. long periods of drought and desertification b. a sudden decline in unemployment*** c.drastic increase in population leading to a shortage in available resources d. an inability to establish a diverse industrial ...

history
can someone check my history questions?? Please? Questions~ 1) Read the quotation below and answer the question that follows. “We are unanimously of opinion, that the law passed by the legislature of Maryland, imposing a tax on the Bank of the United States, is ...

english (checking)
Why does Olaudah Equiano use sensory details in "Aboard a Slave Ship"? to bring the horrors of the journey to life <--- to criticize the injustices of American government to argue in favor of a moral law Which aphorism from Poor Richard's Almanac best reflects the virtue of...

la history
1. Why did Thomas Jefferson want to purchase the Louisiana Territory? (1 point) He wanted to ensure Americans’ trade rights on the Mississippi. Eastern seaports needed more competition. The Louisiana residents would add diversity to the United States. The United States would...

Social Studies
1. Which word most closely means civility? (1 point) respect*** discipline patriotism liberty 2. Civic-mindedness most encourages people to (1 point) speak their minds about issues honestly***. treat other citizens with respect. pay attention to government affairs. study the ...

government
which political party heads all the committees?

Government
How often are filibusters used? Why?

US HISTORY A
Name two ways that the federal government tried to regulate business in the late 1800s. Do you think these regulations achieved their goals? Explain your answer

History
1)What was the most significant challenge that Miguel Trujillo had to overcome to vote? A)New Mexico's constitution barred Native Americans from voting. B)The U.S. Constitution allowed race-based voting restrictions. C)New Mexico allowed only people who owned property to vote...

History
Which conclusion is best supported by New Mexico's overall population trend since World War II? A)New Mexico cannot manage its water scarcity problems. B)New Mexico has constructed few new houses or businesses. C)New Mexico offers many employment opportunities for residents. ...

Sociology
The state of California attempted to ban the sale of violent video games to young people. If the federal government attempted to do the same thing, what provisions of the Constitution might allow that regulation?

Social Studies
List the ways power is distributed in the U.S federal government and ways that power is limited. (Help soon please)

Social Studies
Describe the main function of the U.S. federal government

la history
1. Why was an alliance with Native Americans important for Governor Miro to maintain? (1 point) Native American trade goods were popular items. The Spanish did not want the Native Americans to ally with the United States. The Spanish wanted the Native American land. The ...

Modern World Studies
This is what I am to write about: As industry spread, the British government initiated reforms to improve workers' lives. What motivated reforms in Britain? What kinds of reforms were enacted in Britain? Respond in two or more well-organized paragraphs. Be sure to use specific...

Social Studies
1) In what year did the English establish, their first permanent settlement? 1607*** 1630 1675 1718 2) In 1619, the Virginia Company in London agreed to let the colonists have some say in their government. What was the name of the assembly that had the right to make local laws...

Government
Why is gerrymandering a partisan affair?

Social Studies
What examples are given of a limited government and an unlimited government in the section? How did each type of government affect its citizens? Japans government

Social Studies
1)Marco Polo wrote an account of the marvels of: The Americas Venice Asia*** Spain 2)Which man and his army conquered Peru? Francisco Pizarro*** Atahualpa Hernan Cortes Montezuma 3)Traders who established rights to the Canadian fur trade were: Spanish Dutch French*** English 4...

Criminal Justice/White Collar Crime
Certain industries are distinguished by means and opportunities that are conducive to crime. These factors include all of the following EXCEPT: A. large amounts of money changing hands. B. individual decision-making. C. public attention on business activities of industry. D. ...

Social Studies
What is the main function of the U.S Federal government?

Social Studies
How does the U.S. Constitutions distribute power through the federal government?

English
In "The Censors," Juan takes on the job of a government censor in a plan to approve his own love letter to Mariana. Instead he is executed after censoring his own message. What type of irony, if any, does this demonstrate? Verbal Institutional dramatic no irony

history
However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the ...

History
Is anyone available to help me? I need to create a metaphor to describe the structure of our federal government The example they provided is "The American Government is a tripod; without each post, it would collapse." I can't find anything that fits very well. Any ideas on ...

Louisiana History
Please check my answers 1.Which best describes the effect of European settlers on the culture of Native Americans in Louisiana? A) The Native Americans were left to prosper on their tribal homelands. B) The Native Americans turned increasingly from hunting and agriculture to ...

SS
The Protestant Reformation was a new government. a study of scientific ideas. a religious and historical movement. an idea of the Catholic Church.

History
What is the difference between the definition of interest groups and the definition of a political party? A. Interest groups aren’t organized. B. Interest groups don’t raise money. C. Interest groups don’t try to influence government. D. Interest groups don’t focus on ...

History
With which statement would BOTH FDR and Reagan agree? A. Government must protect freedom of speech. B. Government must resolve inequality of wealth. C. Government must hold businesses accountable. D. It is government’s role to resolve social problems.

u.s
Why did slavery continue after the Revolution? A. The colonial government encouraged manumission. B. British, Loyalists, and Patriots all agreed that liberty did not extend to slaves. C. The Southern plantation economy depended on slavery. D. Slave labor was important to the ...

Churchill
Develop a "position paper" for the colonial government. In it, you will represent the wishes of either the family compact or upper canada reformers; or the chateau clique or the patriotes. Your paper should be a point-form list of grievances and recommendations.

Social Studies
1. TO which system of governemt is the feral system most similar? A. the unitary system, ecause both place most powers with legislature B. the conferal system, because both spilt powers among the state and national governemnts C. the unitary system, because both concentrate ...

Socials
Why did the Canadian government feel the need to control the economy, transportation, and trade after war was declared in 1914? I need help answering this question.

History
Based on the changes in New Mexico's population after World War II, which conclusion is best supported? A)Economic changes made New Mexico a difficult place to make a living. B)New Mexico's climate was believed to be dangerous and unhealthy. C)People were concerned that New ...

U.S. History
1. Why did the call for military volunteers lead more states to secede? A: Lincoln's call for military volunteers created a crisis in the Upper South. Many people in those state did not want to secede, but they were not willing to take up arms against fellow Southerns. Hence, ...

History
What was the main goal of the American Indian Movement? A)to achieve the right to form reservations B)to win greater rights for all Native Americans C)to establish a U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs D)to overthrow the tribal government My choice B

History
1) Which of the statements describes someone who would have been most likely to move to New Mexico after World War II? A)a Pueblo woman who lives near Santa Fe B)a college student in nearby Colorado C)a pilot who trained at Kirtland Air Force Base during World War II D)a ...

Social Studies
Which statement best explains why nation-states write constitutions? Constitutions give citizens unlimited powers Constitutions establish nation-states Constitutions allow governments to elect leaders Constitutions help keep government fair Is the answer D?

Stats
estimate the probability that a patient has health insurance, if 59% of Americans have private insurance and 25% have government insurance. Estimate the probability that it is private insurance Is this P(A and B) = P(A) x P(B)

Government
I don't know im just confused how this question relates to government. Which of the following would a political party consider a “quality” candidate for national office? Question 3 options: A) An unknown mayor from Alaska. B) A self-employed computer hacker. C) A reality ...

social studies
2. What did the New England Colonies produce? How did this affect its economy? 3. What was the Mayflower Compact? How did it influence the representative government of the U.S? 4. What was the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut? How did it influence the representative ...

SS
what should people do if a government is not protecting natural rights?

English
How can I introduce 2 of these quotes with a SUBJECT VERB construction & a COMMA??? QUOTE 1) CITATION> (Thoreau 8). All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are...

History
after the boston tea party, the british government closed the port of boston until order was restored and the cost of the tea had been rapid . far-away colonies like new york and south corlina began to send food and supplies to boston by road. what conclussions can you draw ...

socials
How has Britain’s political system impacted Canada’s political system (e.g., how, to a great extent, it’s modelled on it in the type of government we have, legal system, etc.)? Make sure to also include the influence of the English Bill of Rights and John Locke

History
Can someone help me answer these questions? Please help me... I really can't figure out these ones. 1) The Puritans came to America seeking religious freedom England. They established colonies around the church. Give one example of how they sought to establish colonies that ...

civics
A big city newspaper prints a story containing untrue statements about the city's mayor that describe him as having stolen a lage amount of money from the public. The story is completely untrue and was invented by the writer of the story. --Why is it necessary to limit ...

Criminal Justice/White Collar Crime
Like other criminogenic cultures, the savings and loan industry placed a heavy emphasis on: A. presence of organized crime interests. B. intricate government regulations. C. reduced competition. D. profit. I think it's D, but not sure

Criminal Justice/White Collar Crime
Actions by the government that contributed to the collapse of the savings and loan industry included all of the following EXCEPT: A. increasing down payment requirements. B. commercial real estate loans. C. permitting money market mutual funds. D. deregulation. I am totally ...

American Government
According to the Articles of Confederation, this power was granted to Congress. to regulate trade to enforce laws to amend the Articles of Confederation to levy taxes - This one?

Government
Which level of government is better able to provide specific goods or benefits? a, City b, County c, State d, United States e, A, B and C is the answer to this question (c) State, or (E).

Government
Can someone help me? Which level of government is better able to protect national unity? Question 2 options: a, City b, County c, State d, United States e, A, B and C

Reading/Writing
Please check my answers to the reading. Reading: MY MOTHER NEVER WORKED By Bonnie Smith-Yackel “Social Security Office.” (The voice answering the telephone sounds very self-assured.) “I’m calling about ... I ... my mother just died ... I was told to call you and see ...

american history
what do you think would happen to state employment if the federal government decided that rather than passing laws and making state carry them out, it would be simply give the states responsibility for a major social program such as welfare? provide at least two examples of ...

Writing
Please check my rewrites (the ones with a black dot/bullet). Thank you! a. The importance of your family. Thesis: The success of a child depends on the support of his or her family. * I think this is debatable because the other side could argue that the success of a child ...

American History
A (n) confederation is a government in which a single person holds unlimited political power?

Math
Consider a market where supply and demand are given by QXS = -14 + PX and QXd = 85 - 2PX. Suppose the government imposes a price floor of $38, and agrees to purchase any and all units consumers do not buy at the floor price of $38 per unit. a. Determine the cost to the ...

English (Please, Check My Answers)
Identify the various purposes in writing. 1. We thought our first day in the Everglades would be dull, but one impatient girl in our group proved us very, very wrong. Chief purpose: To narrate 2. On that day in the Everglades everything dripped--the cypresses and live oaks ...

Writing
Please check my rewrites (the ones with a black dot/bullet). Thank you! a. The importance of your family. Thesis: The success of a child depends on the support of his or her family. * I think this is debatable because the other side could argue that the success of a child ...

English
Identify the various purposes in writing. 1. We thought our first day in the Everglades would be dull, but one impatient girl in our group proved us very, very wrong. Chief purpose: To narrate 2. On that day in the Everglades everything dripped--the cypresses and live oaks ...

Writing
Please check my rewrites (the ones with a black dot/bullet). Thank you! a. The importance of your family. Thesis: The success of a child depends on the support of his or her family. * I think this is debatable because the other side could argue that the success of a child ...

Writing
Formulate a workable thesis statement for each of the following general subjects and topics. Please give me some feedbacks on my thesis statements. Thank you! a. The importance of your family. Thesis: The success of a child depends on the support of his or her family. * I ...

Writing
Formulate a workable thesis statement for each of the following general subjects and topics. a. The importance of your family. Thesis: The success of a child depends on the support of his or her family. b. The difficulty of adjusting to college. Thesis: Despite the difficulty ...

History
1) Why were New Mexicans affected by the Bataan Death March? A)Military bases in New Mexico trained pilots to fly over the Bataan Death March. B)The United States declared war on Japan because of the Bataan Death March. C)The Bataan Death March happened in New Mexico. D)Many ...

Economics
The SA government is not providing enough welfare or subsidies to the poor and underpriviledged.

government
why does a nation's economic status affect its attainment of democracy?

government
Are state governments unicameral or bicameral?

Government
What is meant by “standards of justice have not always been met”? Provide examples of some efforts that have been made to reach the goals of justice at all?

Criminal Justice/White Collar Crime
___________is an especially alarming characteristic of white-collar crime that, ironically, is also an explanation of low public interest in white-collar crime. A. The small number of people actually victimized by white-collar crime B. Excessive government regulation C. Delay ...

History
Which conclusion is best supported by the decision to intern Japanese Americans? A)Everyday Americans worried about the safety of Japanese Americans. B)Japanese Americans were planning an attack in the United States. C)Japanese Americans were not U.S. citizens. D)U.S. leaders ...

U.S Government
What does policymaking system mean?

Social Studies
1)How did the shift to farming impact native american cultures? A) Farming impact native cultures to build more permanent shelters out of brick, clay, stone, and wood. B) Agriculture led to a new way of life for native peoples, encouraging the development of distinct customs ...

Econ Help if you can :P
Approximately 14 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The federal government estimates that these addicts cost the U.S. economy $300 billion in medical expenses and lost productivity. Despite the enormous potential market, many biotech companies have shied away...

English
I had to read this paragraph to see if there was any puncuation and grammar mistakes and also with the content and correct citations. I found that the person used "this" which is not appropriate because the reader doesn't what "this" is. There seems to be run-ons as well. What...

life orientation
Evaluate the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of the following government's initiatives to reduce road accidents in the country

Economics (Net Present Value
Approximately 14 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The federal government estimates that these addicts cost the U.S. economy $300 billion in medical expenses and lost productivity. Despite the enormous potential market, many biotech companies have shied away...

Government
How do the European Union (EU) and United States (US) differ? Question 2 options: a)Location. b)The EU remains a confederation whereas the US is a federation. c) EU governance is based on treaties whereas the US is based on a constitution. d)Members of the EU were sovereign ...

history
Which of the following was not a primary concern of Charlemagne? establishing a central government to rule his territory building a standing army conquering Norse-held lands of Sweden and Denmark strengthening the Christian faith across Europe I think its b pls help me

History
1) How does New Mexico's landscape mostly vary? It has both very wet and very dry regions. Some parts are flat, but others are mountainous.********** Coastal regions are cooler than inland regions. Farmland in some areas requires a great deal of irrigation, but other parts ...

politics
The Magna Carta and writings of __________ illustrate the English legal heritage that limited government authority. A. John Locke B. Thomas Jefferson C. Patrick Henry D. James Madison I am pretty sure its A

politics
James Bryce believed that the Constitution was a fine example of: A. mass democracy at work. B. development of an oligarchical system of government. C. an incrementally improved system not far removed from the Magna Carta. D. a governing system that encouraged the ...

history
Why did the founding fathers separate the powers of government?

Government
how do you think the framers would respond to the broad interpretation of the preamble intent embraced by many modern political leaders

history
The ______________________________ signaled the end of the Reconstruction era and completed the repudiation of the idea, born during the Civil War and pursued during Congressional Reconstruction, of a powerful federal government protecting the rights of all citizens. help?

U.S. History (Ms. Sue)
I am struggling to answer the following question. Q: How did the types of settlements influence the way each was governed? This is all I have written so far. ): A: The various types of settlements greatly influenced the way each was governed. For example, if a settlement was a...

U.S. History
I am struggling to answer the following question. Q: How did the types of settlements influence the way each was governed? This is all I have written so far. ): A: The various types of settlements greatly influenced the way each was governed. For example, if a settlement was a...

Social Sudies please help
All of these are found in a command economy EXCEPT A)minimum wage. ------ Eliminate B) environmental controls. C) ownership of corporate stock. D) government regulation of the economy.

Social Sudies please help
In South Africa, the President is elected by members of the National Assembly who are elected by the citizens. This means that South Africa has WHICH type of government? A) unitary system Eliminate B) direct democracy C) confederal system D) parliamentary democracy ---------

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