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American Government
explain the importance of a president's character.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:14am

economics
What two kinds of changes in the capital stock can improve labor productivity? How can each type be illustrated with a per-worker production function? What determines the slope of the per-worker production function?

14-) (Rules of the Game) How do “...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:53am

Socials (URGENT)
Why did the canadian government feel the need to control the economy, transportation and trade after war was declared in 1914? Was this a genuine need? Explain. Hi, I need some help on the second half of the question. Was it a genuine need? I can't find the answer anywhere...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 9:03pm

American Government
What was the name of the nonmilitary struggle between the United States and its allies (anti-Communists) and the former Soviet Union and its allies (Communists) that began shortly after World War II and continued through the 1980s? a. Cold War. b. Bolshevik War. c. Vietnam ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 6:00pm

Government
Define the terms liberal, conservative, libertarian, and populist. Use them to discuss several current political issues. Ok so I have defined the terms but not so sure what to write for the several current political issues. Please help or give me website to better understand ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 9:39pm

Accounting
Prepare the entry to record the accrued interest and the amortization of premium on December 31, 2010 using the straight-line method. INFO: Sharapove Co common stock, $100 par 200 shares     $37,400 U.S. government bonds, 11%, due 4/1/2020, interest payable 4/1 & 10/...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 5:51pm

Microeconomics
I am writing a paper for this class but I am have trouble finding some pros and cons of government-controlled health care as they relate to the income of individuals and households. Can someone please help me out with this?
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 3:33pm

parphrasing
can somebody please help me paraphrase this please ?? For any state to make sex a qualification that must ever result in the disfranchisement of one entire half of the people, is to pass a bill of attainder, or, an ex post facto law, and is therefore a violation of the supreme...
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 2:25pm

identify sentences
1. Reading is essential for becoming a savvy member of one's community, and writing is essential for expressing one's viewpoint effectively in that community. A. Compound sentence. B. parallel compound sentences. C. 3 point topic sentence, with good parallelism. D. run...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:23pm

Microeconomics
The poverty rate would be substantially lower if the market value of in-kind transfers were added to family income. The largest in-kind transfer is Medicaid, the government health program for the poor. Let's say the program costs $7,000 per recipient family. (a) If the ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 12:14pm

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 reach the edge of a 7.5 m waterfall. If the spy's speed is 19 m/s and the officials' speed is 24 m/s...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 8:11pm

english
I was wondering if what i did is correct 1. Read Susan B. Anthony’s defense of her right to vote. Then, in 50-100 words, write a paragraph that paraphrases that speech. This is not the place to offer an opinion, but simply to paraphrase her opinion. Use a dictionary to ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 3:44pm

Shirley Jackson The Lottery
Questions plague the mind of many readers of why exactly Tessie Hutchinson was stoned in Shirley Jackson's, "The Lottery." This gruesome tale tells of an innocent woman stoned in a small village of 300 people. In doing so, the community thought that their motives...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:02pm

english
Hi, I was wondering if what i did is correct 1. Read Susan B. Anthony’s defense of her right to vote. Then, in 50-100 words, write a paragraph that paraphrases that speech. This is not the place to offer an opinion, but simply to paraphrase her opinion. Use a dictionary ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 1:45pm

macroeconomics
18. The following is a list of figures for a given year in billions of dollars. Using this data, compute: (a) GDP; (b) NDP; (c) NI; (d) PI; (e) DI; (f) Net exports. Transfer payments $ 16 Government purchases 80 Personal taxes 38 Corporate income taxes 28 Indirect business ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 7:38am

business,social studies
Toyota used to sit on top of the world. It basked in the reputation of building high-quality cars efficiently. It enjoyed unprecedented growth, even surpassing General Motors as the largest car manufacturer in the world. But all of that came tumbling down with reports that ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 1:59am

English
I was wondering if you could help me revise this? Questions plague the mind of many readers of why exactly Tessie Hutchinson was stoned in Shirley Jackson’s, “The Lottery”. This gruesome tale tells of an innocent woman stoned in a small village of 300 people. In...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 1:17am

World history
In the Rome of Marcus Aurelius, a recurrent formula for saving the state from crisis involved A. dividing the government and delegating authority. B. paying tributes to Germanic peoples in Europe. C. politicizing the military. D. enlisting the aid of Persian allies I think it ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 12:52pm

World History
In forming his government, Asoka recruited what group to serve as bureaucrats? A. The military elite B. Traditional Brahman elites C. The Buddhist clergy D. The rising merchant class -I have chosen answer B. Do you agree or disagree?
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:12am

Government US
Which of the following is true of social security and Medicare? a. Eligibility requirements make sure that all social security beneficiaries have an absolute economic need for the benefit. b. Spending on Medicare and social security exceeds the total of all spending of public ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:06am

Government USA-Help
According to survey data, a. Americans prefer money as the primary form of welfare assistance. b. most Americans believe that welfare recipients could get along without assistance if they tried. c. Americans prefer government jobs through government programs as the primary ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:02am

Government US
35. All of the following are true of the Head Start program except that it a. began as part of the War on Poverty in the 1960s . CORRECT c. has been weakened by children’s unsupportive environments at home. I DONT KNOW d. is fully funded at the present time. I CANNOT FIND...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:35am

Government US
30. Which of the following social welfare programs was supported by a majority of congressional Republicans at the time of enactment? c. the 1965 Medicaid program e. None of these answers is correct. I would say none, since the republicans never supported any Public assistance...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:27am

Government USA-Help
27. Welfare policy in the United States a. is an issue that often divides the two political parties. b. is based entirely on the principle of need. I am sure about B but why can't it be A ?
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:17am

Government US
26. U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics reveal that the great majority of those workers who lost their jobs in 2001 did so because a. they are lazy. b. of either a temporary layoff or the permanent elimination of a job position. c. they were undereducated for the work they were ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:16am

Government US
The primary reason that the existence of Social Security greatly lessens the demand for other forms of social welfare is that a. Social Security is so popular that many people believe other welfare programs are neither necessary nor desirable. WRONG b. the anticipation of ...
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:14am

Economics M/C
The market in which the assumption of continuous market clearing seems to be LEAST applicable is the: a. stock market b. market for wheat. c. labour market d. market for federal government bonds
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 4:05pm

healthcare
required annually pap smear: government is limiting those who have medicaid only to recevie the pap smear only every 3rd year but those you have private insurance it will cover it annually . what do you think opinions
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 9:18pm

Business Law
Sam owns an acre of land on Red River. The government dams the river. A lake forms behind the dam, covering Sam's land. Does the government owe Sam anything? I dont want you to give me the answer but maybe just a reference where I could see the law on this case
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 3:31pm

government
What do you think of the government limiting services for medicaid holders?
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 10:27am

Federal Reserve System
I read this on Wikipedia.. The Federal Reserve System is a part of government that regulates the private banks And I am stuck at this question. The Federal Reserve System c. regulates only national banks. e. None of these answers is correct.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3:51pm

USA PoliScience
In forming Medicare, a. President Johnson allowed conservatives to propose a program, knowing it would ensure passage by Congress. > This is probably not correct because congress was never so easy. b. President Johnson resisted some Democratic urging to propose a European-...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 2:53pm

Government US
Democrats in Washington have usually responded to high levels of unemployment with b. increased government spending. c. increased government taxes. d. decreased government taxes. e. decreased government regulation.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 2:28pm

American Government
Which is true regarding the nation’s environmental policy? a. The first major steps by the national government to clean up the environment began in the early 1900s. b. A majority of the public is sympathetic to environmentalism. I would say B is the answer.. correct? ...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:58pm

Government USA-Help
Supply-side economics, during President Reagan’s administration, involved a. the supply component of the supply-demand equation. b. stressing the importance of tax cuts for businesses. c. stressing the importance of tax cuts for the wealthy. d. an increase in the size of ...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:56pm

Government US
Marx argued that a free-market system is exploitative because a. workers’ wages are lower than the value they add to production. b. consumers pay higher prices for goods than it costs to produce them. c. all private transactions are inherently unjust. d. monopolies are an...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:54pm

Government US
Advocates of deregulation are primarily concerned with a. efficiency. c. externalities. e. political expediency. I would say E?
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2:22pm

American Government
The Federal Reserve System b. is run by a congressional committee. c. regulates only national banks. e. None of these answers is correct. I would say C..
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 1:05pm

Government US
28. Which of the following statements is true? a. X The national debt was eliminated in 1998. b.X The Chair of the Fed creates the president’s budget on an annual basis. c. Keynes advocated deficit spending to counteract an economic downturn. d.X The highest budget ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:52pm

Government US
33. Which of the following is correct about environmental policy? a. The national parks are subject to a dual use policy of preservation, recreation and exploitation of the rich natural resources. b. The Environmental Protection Agency was elevated to cabinet status in 1998 by...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:39pm

American government
Outside lobbying does not include the use of: a. Campaign contributions to legislators who favor the interest group. b. Face to face exchanges between lobbyist and policymakers. c. Targeting group resources on key election races. d. The news media to influence policy makers. ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:37pm

Government
All civil liberties are: a. So specific in nature that the courts have no difficulty determining how to interpret them. b. Conditional no right is absolute in practice because a right can conflict with each other rights and societys other other legitimate interest. c. ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:12pm

Government
The principle of self-government emphasizes majority rule, whereas the principle of liberty emphasizes individual rights. These principles: a. Are universal and the foundation of all legitimate governments. b. Have no real meaning in practice. c. Are not fully consistent with ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:04pm

Government US
15. What happened in 1998? b. The U.S. government had its largest budget deficit in history. c. The national debt was eliminated. d. The U.S. government shut down on three occasions. e. The U.S. government had a balanced budget. i eliminated all the wrong choices.. I am left ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 11:15am

Government US
13. Supply-side economics, during President Reagan’s administration, involved a. the supply component of the supply-demand equation. b. stressing the importance of tax cuts for businesses. c. stressing the importance of tax cuts for the wealthy. d. an increase in the size...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 10:59am

Government US
2. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship today between government and the economy in the United States? a. The economy is largely self-regulating. b. The government subsidizes economic interests but otherwise leaves them to operate as they please. c...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 9:07am

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 reach the edge of a 7.7 m waterfall. If the spy's speed is 19 m/s and the officials' speed is 29 m/s...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12:00am

government
hey i need help in this question Is there ever a time where american citizens disagreed with the way the government is handling things in the past?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 10:33am

Government US
This is not a homework.. but I was just wondering... was the US government forced to start imperialism ? Was it because of the cold war US was dragged into the worldly affairs?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 7:26am

US government
What is the freedom from prior restraint?
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 6:45pm

government
The framers did not create a perfect form of federalism. How has U.S. society been harmed by the federal government devised by the U.S. Constitution? (3 examples)
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 3:41pm

government
Society operates more efficiently if government power is centralized. What reasons exist for continuing federalism in its current form? In other words defend a federal system of government? (Give 4 arguments).
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 2:44pm

Macroeconomics
2. Assume that GDP (Y) is 5,000. Consumption (C) is given by the equation C = 1,200 + 0.3(Y-T) – 50r where r is the real interest rate. Investment (I) is given by the equation I = 1,200 – 50r. Taxes (T) are 1,000 and government spending (G) is 1,500. a. What are the ...
Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 5:51pm

history
What system of government did Plato recommend in The Republic?
Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 1:04pm

government
WHO FORMED THE CABINET
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:21pm

American Government
The judiciary’s status as an independent branch of the national government rests on judicial review, which grants the judiciary the authority to: a. decide which laws apply to a particular case. b. ignore public opinion when making decisions. c. strike down certain ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 2:06pm

Government.
Regarding the commerce clause, which statement is incorrect? A. The states may regulate interstate commerce. B. The national government may not regulate interstate commerce. C. Commerce is to be unregulated by gov't. D. Local taxing authorities may regulate interstate ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:11pm

ap government
what are two ways that amendments to the constitution can be proposed?
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 9:02pm

english/usgov URGENT
can you guys help me write a conclusion for this and also help me elaborate my essay better. I've worked so hard and it's due tomorrow Politicians can't agree on how to create more jobs and this is a major problem. The U.S. economy is in trouble because it has more...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 1:09am

MsSue I need YOU
Hi Mssue you helped me wonderfully before and I thank you. I would also like your help again.. My teacher says from previous papers that my summaries lack clarity/elaboration.. I was hoping maybe you could help me with that.. I have the 1st paragraph which I did also the 2nd ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 6:37pm

History
What kinds of things does the Federal government do for the citizen's? What rights do the citizens have at this level? Thanks
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 4:59pm

US Gov help URGENT
I'm very ignorant when it comes to politics. I had to write a summary on Shutdown looms: Spotlight now on Senate after Boehner wrangled House GOP votes If you go to google and type that in it's the first link.. Can someone give me some key pointers as to how the info ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 4:54pm

Canadian Government
When an individual, non-cabinet member, proposes a bill. Terms I have are: Cabinet Civil Servant NDP Representative Democracy Three First 19 Party Communist Municipal Patronage Private members bill Speaker of the House Order paper I have all these terms yet to be used.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 9:27pm

Canadian Government
Possible reform of the Canadian Senate. Would this be.. Effective, elected, equal? Incase if you dont know what Im doing, Im just matching terms to definitions.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:58pm

Canadian Government
This Canadian Political party believes in more economic equality. Would this be Liberal?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:56pm

Canadian Government
A political group with the same beliefs or ideologies. Would this be Conservative? List of which bills will be proposed and in a session of parliament. Would this be order paper?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:55pm

1234
Do Lobbiest/Single interest groups help or hinder government? And then say one advantage I have is that they provide funds for the government, and one disadvantage I have is that they sway the government.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:29pm

Social Studies
Do Lobbiest/Single interest groups help or hinder goverment. One dvantage I have is that they provide funds for the government, and one disadvantage I have is that they sway the government.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 8:04pm

Social Studies
Do Lobbiest/Single interest groups help or hinder? One advantage I have is that they provide funds for the government, and one disadvantage I have is that they sway the government.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:44pm

managment
Toyota used to sit on top of the world. It basked in the reputation of building high-quality cars efficiently. It enjoyed unprecedented growth, even surpassing General Motors as the largest car manufacturer in the world. But all of that came tumbling down with reports that ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:42pm

Social Studies
What are the purposes of a Government. Here are some purposes that I already have : Gov't provides rules/laws for the country, Rights and freedoms, puts limit on what we can and can't do.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:33pm

History
Is it a false statement to say that every single group of people who have wished to establish their independence and their own individuality from a corrupt form of government will eventually succeed at doing so? Like with segregration and everything and like i don't know ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 3:43pm

social studies,managnent
Toyota used to sit on top of the world. It basked in the reputation of building high-quality cars efficiently. It enjoyed unprecedented growth, even surpassing General Motors as the largest car manufacturer in the world. But all of that came tumbling down with reports that ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11:46pm

his/115
Write a 150- to 200-word summary explaining how the existence of the Confederate government played a role in the development of the current Constitution. Use some of the points you included in your table to support your explanation.
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 5:11pm

US history
View of himself : He saw him self as a man who has risen from the bottom to the top with self determination despite of his financial problems. Describe his character : Nixon was a very insecure and paranoid president, because of his past low stature he always presumed he was ...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 2:15pm

US history
View of himself : He saw him self as a man who has risen from the bottom to the top with self determination despite of his financial problems. Describe his character : Nixon was a very insecure and paranoid president, because of his past low stature he always presumed he was ...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 1:50pm

United States Government
Which of the following would NOT be advocated by modern conservatism? a. Free markets b. Small governments c. Laissez-faire economics d. Welfare programs e. Reliance on tradition I would say Reliance on tradition. what say?
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 5:12pm

United States Government
Capitalism is a system that may be seen as the economic equivalent of what political ideology? a. Republicanism b. Anarchism c. Classical liberalism d. Communism e. Socialism Is it Socialism? But all of these listed opposed against capitalism.
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 5:10pm

Government US
Totalitarianism differs from authoritarianism in allowing no a. voice in government b. veto over legislation c. political parties d. personal freedom e. elections I cant quite figure this out and even if I can I am very unsure. I would say political parties. Could you confirm ...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 4:59pm

Government US
According to Charles Beard, which of these was NOT an economic group that benefited from specific constitutional provisions? a. Those holding public b. slave owners c. Western land speculators d. Farmers and ranchers e. Merchants and manufacturers I would say C Please check.
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 4:15pm

Government US
Thomas Jefferson believed in constitutional democracy and the power of the people must never be restrained. This statement is said to be false. Can some one explain to me why this is false when Jefferson was the ONE to promote the bill of rights and was the leader to ...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11:34am

Social Studies 9
compare the government under a republic (commonwealth), an absolute monarchy and a constitutional monarchy. use the following headings the ruler, the role of law, and the rights of people. I dont understand how you would do this. like how would you use the headings :#
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 12:43am

American Government
The Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan were substantially the same True or False
Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 12:15am

government
Discussion Questions: Imagine you live during the time when the U.S. Constitution was written. Decide whether you are an Antifederalist or a Federalist. Then state why you have chosen to be an Antifederalist or Federalist and try to convince your classmates who are opposite of...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 7:45pm

Science
Please help Thank you. Do you think we should have a special tax or a onetime payment that all people make to help improve air quality? Or should this be something that our government should budget on their own? Please answer in 100 words or more Thank you.
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 5:33pm

Calculus
A government bond is bought for $5000 on June 1, 2010. The value of the bond increases each year by 3.9% of the previous year's value, and the bond matures on June 1, 2030. Determine the value of the bond at maturity
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10:31pm

Government US
What is the greatest restriction on appeals in the United States? a. the refusal by state appeals court judges to grant even a first appeal b. a federal law that bars in most instances a second federal appeal by a state prison inmate c. the lack of any formal right of appeal ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 9:08pm

Calculus
I keep getting confused on this stuff. Alan invests $2500 in a 5 year Government bond paying interest at 3.7% per annum compounded annually. Calculate the value of the bond at maturity (after 5 yrs) Tn = 2500(0.037)^5-1 = 2500(0.037)^4 = 2500(1.8741*10^-6) I know the third ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:58pm

Calculus
A government bond is bought for $5000 on June 1, 2010. The value of the bond increases each year by 3.9% of the previous year's value, and the bond matures on June 1, 2030. Determine the value of the bond at maturity. I'm confused.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:26pm

economics
im learning about economics and the meaning of 3 economic systems traditional, command, market traditional i undestand as peooples ecomonic passed down from previoius generations, traditions decide what theses people do for a living and how work is done command the maid ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 6:30pm

us history
Regarding Thomas Paine's Common Sense... 1. According to Paine, peaceful negotiations and reconciliation between the American colonists and England were no long possible after what single specific historical event? 2. According to Paine, how has our connection to England ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 1:49pm

government
Do voter ID laws conflict with anything in the Constitution besides, situationally, the 24th Amendment?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 12:50am

American Government
In The Declaration of Independence how did they signify the colonists’ relationship to Britain?
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 8:11pm

Government US
Thomas Sowell said a very wise thing. "If by “fair,” you mean everyone having the same odds for achieving success, then life has never been anywhere close to being fair, at any place or time." Fair and unfair have been in debate for a long time, and no body...
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 11:38am

health
identify the government stucture. on meningitis can anyone help me with this one? im stumped
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 8:33pm

Government US
A written Supreme Court opinion that, in the absence of a majority opinion, represents the reasoning of most of the justices who side with the winning party is a a. plurality opinion. b. concurring opinion. c. leading opinion. d. prevailing opinion. e. per curiam. I am ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 7:24pm

Government US
The laws applicable to a case a. reveal the relevant circumstances of the case, and are determined solely by trial courts. b. are more important than the facts of a case, and supersede the facts when the two conflict. c. constrain the judiciary, because court decisions must be...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 7:13pm

7th grade social studies
Fill in this blank The number of representatives for each state is determined by _______________. Answer this question What is the system of government established by the Constitution, which gave some powers to the national government and reserved other powers to the state? ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 8:16pm

health
i need some sites on then few questions i cant find anything on this can someone help me ?.... thanks! Government role and level of effect: national, state, and local Identify the government structure. Discuss the function and role for this issue
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 6:34pm

World History
How did gandhi's salt march illustrate his philosophy of civil disobedience? 1. the march began civilly with speeches by gandhi and other leaders, who pledged to fast from eating products made with slt for 90 days 2. the march was against the civil laws enforced by the ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 12:11am

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