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Texas Government
When you vote in Texas, you are voting by a. county. b. precinct. c. caucus. d. state. e. municipality. I would say county? Correct?
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 9:32am

Government US
6.1 Development of the Two-party System Political scientists and historians usually focus on a few key elements of Texas's legal-institutional framework, political culture, and political history to explain the development of the two-party system in American and Texas ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 9:30am

PROOF-READ MY PARAGRAPH
The first right given to every American citizen at birth is the right to freedom of speech and religion. Therefore, anyone would be able to choose which religion to endorse. Religions such as Christianity, Catholicism, Islamic and Judaism can have major impacts in societies ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 8:54am

Government US
Texas Republicans are likely to be a. lower-income. b. central-city residents. c. Hispanics. d. middle-aged. e. Catholic. Is e correct?
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 11:40pm

Government US
Which of these groups is NOT likely to support Democratic candidates? a. Lawyers b. Health care workers c. Teachers d. Public sector employee unions e. Building trades I would say Building Trades?
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 11:39pm

Economics
A monopolist is in long-run equilibrium and earning economic profits equal $100 million. The government imposes a lump sum tax of $100 million on the monopolist. (A limp sum tax is a tax the monopolist must pay regardless of its level of output) Will this tax: a) cause the ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 9:26pm

government
Why does the electoral college not allow citizens living in U.S. territories to vote, as it is the only place in the universe (astronauts have voted) that U.S. citizens can't vote.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 9:21pm

government
How do the senate and the house of representatives work together to pass bills into laws?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 8:46pm

SS
Write a position paper on how British policies spurred the growth of representative government during the colonial period. American history 1700's. After the French Indian war.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 7:50pm

history
Under America's second party system, the Whigs stood for? A. policies that kept government hands off business and industry. B. a "negative liberal state." C. a "liberally negligent" state. [D. policies that directly supported commercial enterprises ] my...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 4:38pm

government MS. Sue please
Ms. Sue, Could you double check these, I asked you earlier and got the ball rolling. I had to choose five interests that are affecrted by public policy decisions. I chose No Child Left Behind, Health care insurance, environmental safety, veterans groups, and gun safety. What I...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 2:06pm

government
I have to make a chart that shows five interests that are affected by public policy decisions. I am not 100% sure on this and did post earlier to which Ms. Sue graciously told me my 2 originals were ok. I have figured out these 5 but want to make sure they are interests that ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 4:40am

Government
2. Advocates of a parliamentary system argue that Congress is inefficient, moves slowly and develops policies filled with compromises. What evidence supports this negative evaluation? Your answer should discuss the intentions of the Founding Fathers, the influence of the ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 8:47pm

Econ
If the government subsidizes the construction of ethanol refineries, how does that affect the corn market? demand increse or decrease OR supply increase or decrease
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 7:24pm

economics
Payroll Tax- You are an economic consultant to a city that just imposed a payroll tax of $1 per hour of work. This payroll tax is paid by workers through a payroll deduction; for each hour of work, the employer deducts $1 and sends the money to the city government. The initial...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 4:38pm

government
I have to make a chart that shows five interests that are affected by public policy decisions. I am not 100% sure on this but could No Child Left Behind, and Environmental safety (like the oil spill that just happened in the gulf)?
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:18pm

Economics
Suppose planting flowering shrubs creates a positive externality equal to $7 per shrub. Further suppose that the local government offers a $7 per-shrub subsidy to planters. The number of shrubs that are planted is then A. less than the socially optimal quantity. B. greater ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:06pm

Economics
The price received by sellers in a market will decrease if the government Answer A. imposes a binding price floor in that market. B. decreases a binding price ceiling in that market. C. decreases a tax on the good sold in that market. D. increases a binding price floor in that...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:01pm

Economics
Suppose the government has imposed a price floor on the market for soybeans. Which of the following events could transform the price floor from one that is not binding into one that is binding? A. Farmers use improved, draught-resistant seeds, which lowers the cost of growing ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:00pm

government
_____ divides the government into three branches, each controlled by a different group of people
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 10:04am

history
What was the secret CIA operation to overthrow the Cuban Government called? Operation Seagull The Bay of Pigs operation Operation Mongoose Order 632 I think its operation mongoose?
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10:58pm

English
Hello. Please help me with the correct word order: 1)The president says that now / at the moment the government is working on a new plan. 2)The president says the government is now working on a new plan. 3)The president says the government is working on a new plan at the ...
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 3:46pm

American Government
Please explain what conditions cause new democracies to survive and thrive or to fail ?
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6:31am

American Government
Share two examples in American history of how the people of America shifted their ideologies from one set of beliefs to another. Why did this happen? What were the political, economic and social conditions that led to this shift?
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 12:33am

accounting
jim reed manages a fleet of utility trucks for a rural county government. He's been in his job 30 years, and he knows where the angles are. He makes sure that when new trucks are purchased, the salvage is set as low as possible. Then, when they become fully depreciated ...
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 1:26pm

Texas Government
Texas's tax structure is highly progressive compared to that of other states. Yes No N/a I would say No. It is rather regressive correcT?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 4:12pm

Texas Government
In 1984, the Texas legislature created the, which provides funding to colleges and universities not included? a. CHIP b. HOPE c. HUD or d. HEAF CHIP HOPE AND HUD are obviously wrong. Is it HEAP then?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 3:46pm

Texas Government
The most common single source of revenue for Texas state governments is? . consumer taxes. . land income. . interest income. . corporate franchise fees. I would say Interest income
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 3:46pm

Texas Government
Fixed revenues are also called? a. discretionary. b. earmarks. c. pork-barrel revenues. d. tax bases. I would say D ?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 3:45pm

Texas Government
What dictates when taxes are usually shifted? a. population movements b. during a state census c. market conditions d. proximity to a legislative election cycle I dont understand this question.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 3:44pm

Texas Government
What dictates when taxes are usually shifted? a. population movements b. during a state census c. market conditions d. proximity to a legislative election cycle I would say Market Conditions? Since the prices go up for indirect taxes?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:22am

Texas Government
The federal income tax in the U.S. is a benefit-based system. a. yes b. no I would say yes? Is it because they gain benefit from the taxes ?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:20am

Texas Government
The Defense of Marriage Act a. is a federal law that bans same-sex marriage. b. accords states the legal authority to not honor same-sex marriages performed in other states. c. was found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court for violating the full faith and credit clause of ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:17am

Texas Government
According to the text, what is the current combined state and local sales tax rate in Texas? a. Texas has no state tax rate; only local rates apply. b. 2% c. 6.25% d. 8.25% A is the correct answer? Since in the text it says Texans pay only federal income taxes, as Texas is one...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:15am

Texas Government
the excise tax on gasoline is an example of a tax based on a benefit received rather than on the ability to pay. a. yes b. no This is obviously Yes since in the book it says >> For many governments the primary source of revenue is taxes, which in turn can take many forms...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:10am

Texas Government
Nontax revenue in Texas includes all of the following EXCEPT a. franchise fees. b. tuition. c. driver's license fees. d. water bills. I would say B C is obviously wrong but it is so vague about the others
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10:08am

social studies 7th gr
Im learning about types of government and need to write advantages and disadvantages for each of the following: do you have website that could help me' 1) theocracy 2) monarchy, 3) dictatorship 4) facisims 5) democracty 6)cnsititutional monarchy 7) communism
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 12:59pm

English
I added a few more things on a listening comprehension I find it difficult to simplify.I hope you can help me. 1) The House of Lords represented the aristocracy and the Church of England, whereas the House of Commons represented the merchants and the landed gentry. 2) The ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 10:05am

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 4.6 m waterfall. The spy’s speed is 15 m/s and the officials’ speed is ...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 2:43pm

government
why was amendment 17 significant and how were the state governments represented before this amendment?
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3:35pm

economics
How do “rules of the game” affect productivity and growth? What types of “rules” should a government set to encourage growth?
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 5:02am

Economic
1. Use the following information to answer the questions below. Please note that output of good X is measured in 100’s on the x axis, i.e. if you find Q = 10 then output is 10 × 100 = 1, 000 units. You must have a diagram to support you answers. • Domestic ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 4:04pm

Economic
1. Use the following information to answer the questions below. Please note that output of good X is measured in 100’s on the x axis, i.e. if you find Q = 10 then output is 10 × 100 = 1, 000 units. You must have a diagram to support you answers. • Domestic ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 4:01pm

science
What are some ways that industry and government help solve the problem of global warming?
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 12:23pm

government
What are two alternatives for the high case load fo the supreme court?
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 9:08am

government
Through the grants of power in the Constitution, the Framers sought to: (Points : 5) define the powers of state governments. create a government in which sovereignty was invested in the national government only. enumerate the rights of individuals. both empower government and ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 9:34pm

Texas Government
Campaign spending limits for state judicial races a. are mandatory. b. are voluntary. c. help Democratic candidates but hurt Republican candidates. d. have been effective in reducing campaign spending. I cannot find this answer. C and B are obviously not the answers ;; :S
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:46am

Texas Government
Which of the following statements is the most accurate? a. Citizens expect the courts to be both neutral and responsive to public opinion. b. Citizens expect the courts to be neutral, but not responsive to public opinion. c. Citizens expect the courts to be neither responsive ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:42am

Texas Government
Prisoners in the state of Texas a. get longer sentences and serve more time than in most other states. b. get longer sentences but serve less time than in most other states. c. get shorter sentences but serve more time than in most other states. d. get shorter sentences and ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:38am

Government US
Which of the following people are least likely to believe that money has too much influence on judges? a. lawyers b. judges c. citizens d. police Wouldn't it be judges themselves?
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:57am

Government US
What is an advantage in electing judges? a. Judges are more responsive. b. Judges are more independent. c. Judges are more competent. d. Judges are both more independent and more competent. I would say D ?
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:56am

government
The Federal Administrative System's main goal is to ________________________. implement the laws that are passed by Congress and signed into law by the President be as independent as possible from the executive branch create a huge bureaucracy to ensure that government ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 5:25pm

government-pos110
Which of the following is true regarding U.S. Senators? A.Senators are elected to 2 year terms. B.Senators can approve executive agreements. C.Each state has two Senators. D.Senators must be 25 years old. d sounds famaliar
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:58pm

government-pos110
The political system in which those who have governmental authority get and retain authority directly or indirectly because of winning free elections is called: A.a republic. B.an authoritarian system. C.a direct democracy. D.a representative democracy. D?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:23pm

History
How did the Indians flight against Andrew Jackson and the government
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 1:03pm

Social Studies
The question is "Evaluate the effectiveness of this action" The action was the government appologizing for Chinese Head Tax. Not only did the gov't appologize , it also gave symbloic payments to those affected by the head tax. Then it says "does it consider ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:18pm

government
what are the strict and liberal attitudes toward state power?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 1:50am

Anthropology Quiz
1. The hydraulic theory of state formation is: (Points : 1) polities conquer societies which have irrigation. polities with irrigation systems conquer smaller political units. centralized government is necessary to organize and maintain irrigation systems. state authorities ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 8:26pm

US history HELP
Which of the following statements about the Social Security Act is NOT true? 1. It was based on a progressive tax that took a larger percentage of higher incomes. 2. It provided old-age pensions. 3. It was, according to Roosevelt, the “supreme achievement” of the New...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:08pm

US history HELP
Which of the following statements about the Social Security Act is NOT true? 1. It was based on a progressive tax that took a larger percentage of higher incomes. 2. It provided old-age pensions. 3. It was, according to Roosevelt, the “supreme achievement” of the New...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:03pm

US history
Which of the following statements about the Social Security Act is NOT true? 1. It was based on a progressive tax that took a larger percentage of higher incomes. 2. It provided old-age pensions. 3. It was, according to Roosevelt, the “supreme achievement” of the New...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 3:14pm

economics
Q AC MC 1 4 12 2 8 20 3 12 28 4 16 36 5 20 44 6 24 52 7 28 60 8 32 68 9 36 76 suppose that there are 70 firms in operating in the industry. using the MC curve, find out how much output in total is delivered to the market at each price (you only need to consider prices equal to...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:43am

English
I left out the following verbs. Thank you very much. 1) I'm capable of climbing over a wall. I'm nervous about having to write a maths test tomorrow. 2) My village is famous for growing (producing?) good wines. 3) He is responsible for letting the government fall (or ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 5:36pm

socials
paragraph question With the declaration of the war, the Canadian government immediately became much more involved in the planning and and control of the economy. In April 1940, the government established the Department of Munitions and Supplies, and King appointed C.D Howe as ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 3:39pm

Texas Government English
A look back on the terms of recent governors shows just how tricky it can be to get this mixture of political support, skill, personality, and luck right. Bill Clements (1979-1983, 1987-1991) played an historic role as the first Republican elected governor since Reconstruction...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 11:55am

Texas Government
The Texas attorney general deals a. mostly with criminal matters. b. with civil and criminal matters equally. c. mostly with civil matters. d. with criminal matters only. D ?
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:25am

Texas Government
The sunset review process has a. eliminated a few government agencies. b. dramatically reduced the number of state government agencies. c. created even more state government agencies. d. decreased the influence of interest groups on state agencies. I think it is C..
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:21am

Economics
Suppose that the equilibrium quantity in the market for widgets has been 200 per month. Then a tax of $5 per widget is imposed on widgets. The price paid by buyers increases by $2 and the after-tax price received by sellers falls by $3. The government is able to raise $750 per...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9:37am

socials
paragraph question With the declaration of the war, the Canadian government immediately became much more involved in the planning and and control of the economy. In April 1940, the government established the Department of Munitions and Supplies, and King appointed C.D Howe as ...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 11:43pm

socials
Compare Canadians' reaction to the announcement of World War I with that of World War II. Why did many people volunteer? Well this what my friend said. The World War I announcement shattered Canadian's hearts, they were not willing to help with the war because the ...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:53pm

Socials plese help
I need help with socials homework. Have written parapgraphs below but need help with answers. Tried myself to get them but not certain if I got right. On September 8, Prime Minister King called a special session of Parliament to decide Canada's response. King gave a strong...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:23pm

government-pos110
Which of the following characterizes the differences between House and Senate campaigns? a.House campaigns have more funding than Senate campaigns. b.House campaigns are less contested than Senate campaigns. c.House campaigns are less affected by the coattail effect than ...
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 5:06pm

Economics
The index most widely used by the government and the private sector to measure changes in the cost of living is the (a) the GDP deflator, (b) Producer Price Index, (c) The interest rate, (d) Consumer Price Index
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 3:01am

government
11. America’s founding principles have roots in: (Points : 5) beliefs about the proper use of war. commercial practices. systems of absolute rule. religious beliefs.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 9:00pm

enlish/grammar
Here are a few more of the predicate adjective or predicate noun sentences I need help with to see if I used the right one. Wildflowers look lovely on the hillsides. PA Mounties on horesback are a common sight. PN The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's nickname is the ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 6:56pm

economics
Suppose that bicycles are produced by a perfectly competitive, constant cost industry. Which of the following will have a larger effect on the long-run price of bicycles: (1) a government program to advertise the health benefits of bicycling, or (2) a government program that ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 5:58pm

government
In what ways does the U.S. Constitution provide for protection of the people? What examples are there of when the government either protected or has failed to protect the people?
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:39pm

U.S. History
Traces the creation of the American government from Ancient Greece to Shay's rebellion. What am I supposed to do???
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 10:11am

History
Assignment: Write an essay about all of the information of Watergate. Write it in from the point of view of a reporter trying to solve the mystery (break the story) and reporting the story after the fact. Your essay should be at least 200 words. Be creative, make up a name of ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 7:18pm

Texas Government
Creating a realistic state budget is much more difficult when a legislature uses a. annual sessions. b. year-round sessions. c. short sessions. d. biennial sessions. I am guessing short sessions?
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 4:39pm

Texas Government
Minor bills are much more likely to pass than major bills. a. yes b. no It is an obviously yes because minor bills are through special committees who make the bill pass.. correct?
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:50pm

Texas Government
So if the safest area is the panhandle for Republican PArty then Which of the following areas of the state is relatively safe for the Democratic Party? a. Panhandle b. Hill Country c. Dallas and Houston suburbs d. Rio Grande Valley I would say C.
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:44pm

Texas Government
Which of the following statements about Texas state legislative elections is true? a. There are more competitive seats than safe seats. b. There are more safe seats than competitive seats. c. There are an equal number of safe and competitive seats. d. Hispanic majority-...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:41pm

Texas Government
In the past, Texas employed multimember districts in some areas. What is the impact of multimember districts? a. Minority voters are underrepresented. b. Minority voters are overrepresented. c. Democrats have an advantage. d. Republicans have a disadvantage. I think minority ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:24pm

Texas Government
Which of the following areas of the state is relatively safe for the Republican Party? a. urban areas b. Rio Grande Valley c. Panhandle d. East Texas These are just such weird questions.. I would say urban areas...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:22pm

Texas Government
In general, ________ redistricting is considered constitutional by the courts, but ________ redistricting is considered unconstitutional by the courts. a. race-based; partisan b. partisan; race-based c. race-based; non-partisan d. non-partisan; partisan Although it should be B...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 3:18pm

Texas Government
What term best describes the Texas legislature? a. moderate professional b. citizen c. moderate professional/citizen d. congressional I would say C is the answer from this paragraph. Today the Texas legislature falls between those legislatures that are highly professional and ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:59pm

Economics
The handmade snuffbox industry is composed of 100 identical firms, each having short – run total costs given by STC = 0.5q2 + 10q + 5 and short – run marginal costs by SMC = q + 10 where q is the output of snuffboxes per day. a) What is the short –run supply ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:24pm

government
Using the Internet, encyclopedia, and/other reference material for research, write a 1,000-word report on feudalism in the history in one of the following countries: •France •England •Germany Include the approximate years when feudalism began and ended in that ...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:49am

government
Using any resources you choose, write several paragraphs stating advantages and disadvantages to the unitary, confederate, and federal systems of government.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 12:33am

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 5.4 m waterfall. The spy’s speed is 14 m/s and the officials’ speed is ...
Friday, November 4, 2011 at 8:01pm

EnglishCheck
Many complain about health care reforms and envy neighboring countries like Canada on their single-payer system. Nonetheless, the universal healthcare system may have many cost effective benefits for everyone, but who wants reduced prices at the stake of the quality of their ...
Friday, November 4, 2011 at 5:50pm

World History
Which is the best reason vaclav havel was chosen as the first president of the czecj republic after the "fall" of communism. A. He was a well known political activist for freedom. B. He was well known for his anti-government plays. C. He was well-known for his essay...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:48pm

LiteratureSATIRE143
PLEASE CORRECT!! _______ 1. A Modest Proposal satirizes — A English policy in Ireland B Irish bankers C people who do not pay rent D problems caused by overpopulation ______ 2. The narrator of AModest Proposal assumes the character of a(n) — F American giving advice ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 12:06pm

AP Government
Who assigns bills the the committees? Why is this an important power to have and how can this person use this influence?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:47pm

government
why has the national government's power increased since the constitution was ratified? Explain fully.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:30pm

government
How does the supremacy clause make federalism work? Discuss.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:18pm

GOVERNMENT USA HELP FAST
The military-industrial complex a. consists of an alliance of the military and industry that is pitted against officials in Congress and the executive branch. b. suffered a rare defeat in 2009 when funding for additional F-22 fighter jets was rejected by Congress and the ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:33pm

Government USA-Help
The U.S. lesson learned from the Vietnam War was that a. public opinion could be ignored by leaders during wartime. b. nuclear weapons had utility in a war of insurgency. c. there were limits on America's ability to get its own way in the world. d. the national interest of...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:31pm

Government US
Which of the following is the measure of success in an unconventional war? a. winning the support of the people b. territory gained c. enemy soldiers killed d. combat units destroyed e. regime change I WOULD SAY E?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:29pm

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