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American Government
I need help with the following question I am not sure if the answer is B or C. General Revenue Sharing offers states and localities even greater flexibility than block grants because they? A.are given a blank check. B.are completely unaccountable to the federal government. C....
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 9:08am

Social Studies
1. The leaders of the Virginia Company recruited more settlers and reorganized the colony. They allowed the new settlers to own land. Those settlers began to grow tobacco, a crop they learned about from the Indians. By 1612, Virginians were shipping tobacco to England, which ...
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:12am

Social Studies
The most important motivation for the English government to support the exploration and settlement of land in North America was... a. the desire to spread Christianity b. the need to separate from the Catholic church c. the need to protect England from invasion d. the desire ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 8:42pm

government
what is the function of article 1 of the constitution
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 4:05pm

government
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. what does it mean??
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8:27pm

government
requirenmnets of article 1 of the constitution
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:42pm

Math
A woman owns a small, cash-only business in a state that requires her to charge 6% sales tax on each item she sells. At the beginning of the day, she has $290 in the cash register. At the end of the day, she has $1200 in the register. How much money should she send to the ...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:35pm

government
main idea for article 1 of the confederation what pictures can i put? and what are some essential questions?
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:21pm

History
After the First Seminole War, the Seminole tribe was __________. A.forced to move south to avoid settlement and the US government B.given old lands to the north to encourage assimilation C.forced to leave its lands and be removed to the West D.given lands lost by the Creek ...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 2:28pm

History- Help Miss Sue
Nationalism: A. was a potential threat to the existing political order. B. had major support only in western, Atlantic coast Europe until the late 1860s. C. was firmly opposed by Bismarck and Cavour. D. won speedy acceptance across Europe because every government was helped by...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:55pm

History
Nationalism: A. was a potential threat to the existing political order. B. had major support only in western, Atlantic coast Europe until the late 1860s. C. was firmly opposed by Bismarck and Cavour. D. won speedy acceptance across Europe because every government was helped by...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:27pm

World History Answer Check
"Society is indeed a contract. Subordinate contracts for objects of mere occasional interest may be dissolved at pleasure--but the state ought not to be considered as nothing better than a partnership agreement in a trade of pepper and coffee...taken up for a little ...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:39pm

Ms. Sue
The question on my history test: Which is a characteristic of civilization? A- bronze tools and weapons B- an army C- art and literature D- government The answer is D- government We both got it right! I got a 100%/100% on my test! Thank you!! :)
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 4:38pm

World History (Please, help me!)
I'm struggling to answer these questions. I don't know their answers. "Society is indeed a contract. Subordinate contracts for objects of mere occasional interest may be dissolved at pleasure--but the state ought not to be considered as nothing better than a ...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 4:21pm

World History Answer Check
1. What event started the French Revolution? A: The fall of the Bastille started the French Revolution. 2. How did Napoleon assume power in France and become emperor? A: As a popular general, Napoleon assumed power in France by taking part in the coup d'état of 1799...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 3:37pm

World History Answer Check
1. What event started the French Revolution? A: The fall of the Bastille started the French Revolution. 2. How did Napoleon assume power in France and become emperor? A: As a popular general, Napoleon assumed power in France by taking part in the coup d'état of 1799...
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 1:56pm

History
What is a characteristic of civilization? A- bronze tools and weapons B- an army C- art and literature D- government I don't know whether it's C or D.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 9:27pm

World History Answer Check
1. How did the Committee of Public Safety identify enemies of the state? A: The Committee of Public Safety indentified enemies of the state by the people who were under suspicion of betraying France. 2. Did the French Revolution live up to the revolution's ideals of ...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 1:07pm

government
what inspired the constitutional convention? is it the article of confederation? when people saw it was inadequate and pretty much realized that it was useless. they had no power to regulate domestic affairs, no power to tax, etc also the rebellious farmers who rebelled in ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3:40pm

HISTORY
1. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES AN ACCOMPLISHMENT OF GEORGIA'S ROYAL GOVERNORS A. improved defense of the colony B. Increased land for settlement C. Organized the colony into parishes D. ALL OF THE ABOVE ** 2. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ISSUES IS NOT SOMETHING THAT WOULD ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3:15pm

business
Students eat more often as the federal government increases how much grant money it provides students shift of the demand curve or movement along the demand curve
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:07pm

government
what inspired the Constitutional Convention in 1787
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:47pm

English
Though it is a history essay, my question has to do with writing and essay. The following is what I submitted for an essay and was told it was good but it lacked an introduction and thesis. My first paragraph is what I thought was a sufficient introduction and thesis. Could ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:53pm

World History (Please, Check My Answer!)
How did American and British views of legislature differ? A: British views of legislature differed from American views as each of the 13 legislature functioned like a miniature Parliament and made its ownlaws. White male citizens who owned land elected the representatives. ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 11:39am

sociology
One who believes in a social contract theory would most agree with which statement? (Points : 1) people do not need laws to live harmoniously in society. humans make contracts in order to buy things. in order to establish society, humans agree to obey certain rules. the ...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 12:48pm

government
The purpose of the First Ten Amendments to the Constitution is to __________.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:45am

US Government
Why might the Framers have wanted the presidents power in foreign affairs to be so broad?
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:35am

government
The United States has a mixed economy and is able to regulate many business activities. • What are the benefits of government control over business activities? •Should the United States government have more control or less control over business activities?
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:06pm

Social Studies
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 for the colony? A. the House of Representatives B. the Jamestown Council C. the Virginia Senate D. the...
Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:57pm

History
A major purpose of Fort Gibson in Oklahoma Territory was to A. hinder Plains Indians’ attempts to migrate to eastern United States territory B. coordinate the resettlement of American Indians arriving from the American southeast during the early to mid-1800s C. civilize ...
Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3:07pm

government
comparison and similarities common sense: fight for what they believe in, want to sepearte from briatian, pamphlet, written by paine, colonies break away, colonies become new country declaration of independence: create all men equal, want to be united as one nation, government...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:28pm

history
what ideas is about dividing government into legislative judicial and executive branches
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:57pm

Social Studies
John Locke believed that if government does not protect natural rights, then.. a) Citizens know the government is working because they have safety. b) It breaks the social contract and people can create a new government. c) Citizens should combine the parts of the government ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:18pm

Social Studies
Imagine your local police arrest a person suspected of robbing many homes and stored. This is an example of how government.. a) abues the power citizens give to it. b) makes laws throught representatives. c) fulfills its promise in the social contract. d) operates by the rule ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 12:52pm

Scientific Literacy
6) A scientist at a chemical company designs and conducts an experiment to determine if a chemical made by the company is harmful to crops. To do this, he sprays the chemical on three plants he has in the laboratory. None of the plants survive. The scientist reports that the ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 9:04am

World History (Ms. Sue)
Explain how the Quran influenced the government in Islamic civilization. A: ?
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 7:12pm

Economics
Are these questions positive or normative? 1)Too many people smoke. 2)Lung cancer kills millions each year. 3)If government were to increase taxes on cigarettes, people would smoke less.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 3:57pm

government
I am really confused with this part of my homework. Mrs. Sue please help me. OK here is my question: Why do you think free enterprise and capitalism usually develop as economic systems under democracy?
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:35pm

government
Ok so I am doing my homework and I am really confused about this question. I am not trying to just have you guys do it for me but I really need help. If you could give me the answer that would be great but I would love a hint or something like that to help me. Ok so here it is...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:12pm

Goverment
Since the founding of the nation, there have been countless debates regarding how much power and autonomy should be afforded to the states in relation to the federal government. How much power and autonomy should Texas have in relation to the federal government? Why?
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 10:12pm

social studies check
Which of these is a non-monetary positive incentive for entrepreneurs? a) the need to hire and train workers *** b)the risk of starting a new enterprise c) the satisfaction of creating new products d) the responsibilities of running a business Pete's Peanuts wants to grow ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:38pm

government
Montesquieu is noted for giving our Founding Fathers the concepts of “Separation of Powers” and “Checks and Balances.” How did Montesquieu think power should be divided This separation seems to be common sense to us, but it was a radical change for his time...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 4:50pm

social studies HELP
Check my answers please 1. Politics most informs a persons actions in a. Civic life *** b. work life c. private life d. school life 2. Which of the following best describes the purpose of the US Constitution? a. it restricts the rights of citizens b. it outlines how the ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 4:25pm

Social Studies
The government must provide some goods and services because? A. they are too expensive for entrepreneurs to provide. B. demand for them is greater then supply. C. private producers have no incentive to do so. D. not many people are interested in buying them. i think B
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10:27am

World History Answer Check
1. How did the governments favored by Plato and Aristotle differ? Which view makes more sense to you? A: The government favored by Plato consisted of classes and categorization, whereas Aristotle's favored form of government was a constitutional one. Thus, Aristotle's ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:40pm

World History Answer Check
1. Explain how the Code of Hammurabi influences politcal thought. A: The Code of Hammurabi influenced political thought because it was the first written code of law ever created. It was a very effective way to keep order and prevent conflict and was thus used a a template for ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:22pm

government
What ideas presented by Karl Marx appealed to people in nations where wealth was unevenly distributed?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:24pm

economics
Hello, I am currently busy writing an essay and run against a wall: If government decreases the corporate tax rate, what would be the short-run and long-run effect on the aggregate supply, aggregate demand and Long-run aggregate supply in terms of shifts. (AS-AD Model) Would ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:21am

government
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of Sir Robert Filmer? A. Kings derive their power from the consent of their subjects. B. Kings have a divine right to absolute authority over their subjects. C. Government’s principle duty is to protect the individual rights ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:42pm

MODERN HISTORY/WORLD
Here is my ANSWER for the first part of the question .please tell me what do you think of it? did i do it correctly? question: 1. As industry spread, the British government initiated reforms to improve workers’ lives. What motivated reforms in Britain? What kinds of ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:40pm

American Constitution Law
Please help with this Law question: If a criminal defendant goes to trial but the case ends with a hung jury, can the government retry the defendant on the same charges? Why or why not? A. No. The double jeopardy clause prohibits it. B. No. The double jeopardy and due process ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 5:48pm

government
favorite theory of government? background information: how i would pursuade ppl those who have different opinion might say: i response i would say:
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:26am

government
Originalists often hold that it is incorrect to use the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to strike down laws that discriminate because? 1 it runs contrary to the 10th Amendment. 2 laws that discriminate must be said to reflect the will of the majority. 3 it ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 9:22pm

government
Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because? 1 he original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. 2 we do not know ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 9:11pm

government
Originalists often hold that it is incorrect to use the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to strike down laws that discriminate because
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:38pm

History
How did different groups view the federal government?
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:18pm

English
1. In “The Censors,” Juan chooses to apply for a ob as a government censor for all of the following reasons except. A. He fears for Mariana’s safety in her new home. B. He plans to intercept and approve his own letter. C. He is proud of his ability to “read...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:09pm

Government and Trade
If the Gross National Product (GNP) goes up, this means
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1:16pm

government
What are 3 benefits of becoming an American vs. being a European?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:31pm

History
How should I set this up? I had to do a bar graph about people's opinions on what they trust and mistrust about the government. How would I set that graph up?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 11:44am

English
Can you please help me annotated or make annotations for Robert E. Lee's Letter to his son. I have to make them because it will help figure what the meaning or purpose is behind this letter. Like certain phrases, or details with why it goes with this letter, their meaning...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:30pm

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 7.8 m waterfall. If the spy's speed is 11 m/s and the officials' speed is 22 m/s...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:13am

English
Can you help me make annotations for this letter "letter to his son" to his son "by Robert E Lee Letter to His Son: January 23, 1861 Robert E. Lee I received Everett’s Life of Washington which you sent me, and enjoyed its perusal. How his spirit would be ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:22pm

Accounting/Math/Exchange rates
1. Indicate how each of the following international transactions is entered into the U.S. balance of payments with double-entry bookkeeping: a. A U.S. resident imports $500 worth of merchandise from a U.K. resident and agrees to pay in three months. b. After the three months, ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 4:12pm

POLL - everyone is welcome to answer
So I am home schooled but it says to ask classmates, which I don't have so I am resorting to the internet. The question is: What do you trust and mistrust about the federal government ? I am also suppose to put the results into a bar graph. How would I set that up? Thanks!
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 9:37pm

Check this please?
I am writing about how different groups view the role of the government. I saw this online and wanted to use it to guide me through my essay, but wanted to check its accuracy because I thought Democrats weren't for higher taxes I thought Republicans were. Those in favor of...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:37pm

American Constitutional Law
Is the federal government obligated to avoid denying persons the equal protection of the law? Why or why not? A. No, because the equal protection clause only applies to the states. B. Yes, because it's the right thing to do. C. No, because the federal government does not ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 12:59pm

English
Check my answers: What circumstances prevented England from expanding its territories as quickly as other European nations? (10 points) Troubles with Wales and other small territories, plagues on the island territory, and Acts of Union agreements *Constant invasions and ...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:25pm

History
Although settlers valued democracy, they often? A. rejected controls over government B. elected weak legislatures C. disregarded the rights of minorities D. failed to vote I chose D.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:46pm

American Government
Legislation that contains ambiguous language....? A. is easy to implement B. allows for discretion on the part of those implementing the law C. prevents implementation of laws that are inconsistent with congressional intent D. is a typical strategy that ensures the law will be...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:41pm

plo2 american government
dual federalism is characterized by
Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 12:59pm

American Government
Declining public trust in government over the past 40 years is linked to_______? A. the assassination of John F. Kennedy B. the end of the Cold War C. a rising sense of confidence in the ability of politicians D. a general decline in voting The only thing I am finding to this ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:31pm

American Government
Which of the following interest groups is considered to have the most influence over Congress? A. The American Bar Association B. The Sierra Club C. The National Education Association D. The National Rifle Association
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 8:13pm

American Government
Which of the following is an example of a company trying to influence government to hurt its competition? A. a toy manufacturer seeking help from the Consumer Product Safety Commission B. local chambers of commerce holding fund-raisers for congressional candidates C. Microsoft...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 8:07pm

American Government
Which of the following is part of an issue network addressing education policy? A. an education reporter for the New York Times B. a lobbyist for the American Federation of Teachers C. the White House Chief of Staff D. the governor of California I have C and D eliminated. I&#...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:46pm

Government
Roughly how many former members of Congress and staffers serving as lobbyists were involved in the health care reform debate in 2009? A. about 100 B. about 350 C. Former members of Congress and staffers are permanently barred from lobbying D. about 1,000
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:31pm

American Constitutional Law
Which of the following best describes the relationship between the federal government and state militias? A. The militias are independent state entities over which the federal government has no authority. B. The militias are federal entities over which the federal government ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 1:58pm

American Constitution Law
Which of the following best describes the relationship between the federal government and state militias? A. The militias are independent state entities over which the federal government has no authority. B. The militias are federal entities over which the federal government ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 1:18pm

law
You and your classmates are divided into four groups that govern your entire school. Each group has a different function but all groups are of equal importance. The time comes when your school needs a new law, and each group has as much to gain or lose as the others. Each ...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 1:38pm

Philippine history
Anyone here please give me the possible questions that can threw up to me about Filipinization of Government. Please. Thank you.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:02pm

economic
Is the south african government is not providing enough welfare or subsidies to the poor and underpriviledged?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:43pm

Philippine history
Can anyone explain what Filipinization of Government is about? Like, whats with the events or main events. And summary of it. Thanks.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:25pm

fitness
1.The leading cause of death between ages 25 and 44 is A. heart disease. B. malignant neoplasms (cancer). C. unintentional injury. D. chronic low-respiratory disease. 2.Nearly _______ percent of the United States population dies from heart disease, cancer, and stroke. A. 20 B...
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 7:58pm

history
9. The politicians who met at the Hartford Convention in 1814 A. recommended changes in the Constitution. B. were mainly concerned with increasing trade with Britain. C. favored secession from the Union. D. represented the interests of the cotton-growing states. Student Answer...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 12:03pm

english
Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and Senator ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 4:36am

math
2. Five hundred people, and no others, gathered in front of the White House on certain day to protest the government's immigration policies. Of these 500 people, 60% wore red arm bands showing solidarity with the immigrants. Of this 60%, 20% carried signs. How many people ...
Monday, August 11, 2014 at 6:55pm

AP Government and Politics
I have to write a two page essay on whether or not I think that there is a culture war going on in America right now. I say that there is, and my examples are same-sex marriage, immigration, and abortion. Are these good examples?
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:49pm

English/ Help
In the race for student body government, both students were coequal. Their speeches each pointed to their records of service and academic excellence. Which of the following options is the meaning of "coequal" as used in the sentence above? A. The students gave ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:33pm

POL201
With unfunded mandates, the national government (Points : 1) respects state sovereignty. passes a national policy measure which will require state spending. approves a state policy measure and provides 1/3 of the required state spending. fully pays for the state spending ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:06pm

pol week 2 quiz
The basis for national power lies in (Points : 1) the Interstate Commerce Clause only. the Supremacy Clause and the Treaty Clause only. the Treaty Clause and the Interstate Clause only. the Interstate Commerce, Supremacy, and Treaty Clauses. Question 2. 2. In Cooperative ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:36pm

American Government
Do the backgrounds of members matter in the legislative process?
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:34pm

statistics
Salaries for various positions can vary significantly depending on whether or not the company is in the public or private sector. The U.S. department of labor posted the 2007 mean salary for human resource managers employed by the federal government, as &76, 503. Assume the ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:01pm

Technology & Society
Norman Meyers makes which of the following health predictions? A. Due to the development of technology, people will not have to exercise or diet in the future. B. Child mortality will increase throughout the world in the future. C. Tobacco companies will peddle cigarettes to ...
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:53pm

POL201
A policy area in the middle of these cross-currents is elementary and secondary education – a subject traditionally under local control, with some oversight by the states. However, during the last four decades – especially since 2001 – the national government&#...
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 3:53am

English
Please help with this whole paragraph I rewrote it and thank you Ms Sue Therefore, supporting the fact, that you can dress a diverse group of students with uniforms, they would not see and believe the things the same way, as other students with uniforms. If there were a ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:02pm

us history
I was wondering if somebody could help me improve on my answers to these questions below. Thank you. One: Despite Watergate, did not Richard Nixon's presidency start the Republican ascendency of the following period? Why and how did this happen? -1. Yes it did. The ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 12:46pm

us history
I was wondering if somebody can help me improve on my answers to these questions below. Thank you. One Explain the evolution of Cold War liberalism between 1945 and 1968, that is from the presidency of Harry S. Truman through John F. Kennedy and to Lyndon Baines Johnson. Why ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 12:43pm

English
Could you help with the punctuation on this paragraph please! Therefore,supporting the fact that you can dress a diverse group of students one way, but they would not all believe or view things the same way. If there is a standard in place, then it would maintain a certain ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:42am

English
Red Jacket and Tecumseh in their respective speeches (again, as translated and transcribed), make frequent reference to “brothers” and brotherhood. Why such emphasis, at that historical moment, upon fraternity and unity? CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:30pm

economics
what is the south africa government providing and to whom
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:25pm

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