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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

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

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

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

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

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

Hello! I have to write an affirmative congress speech on this bill, but I'm not really sure about what the bill means..? Can anyone help me figure out what it's talking about/what I'm trying to affirm? "A resolution to promote justice and human rights in syria...
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 8:38pm

American Government
The theory that nearly all interests are adequately presented through group activity is: (Points: 5) republicanism. constitutionalism. elitism. pluralism. Need help with this question. I think its D
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 7:05pm

Can you check if these last, new sentences on witches are correct? Thank you very much for your help! 1) James listed the main characteristics of witches: They are almost always women, they are often old, they have familiars, animal-shaped spirits that help witches do their ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 6:08pm

World History Honors
Why did legalist, artist on legalist rule rule, confucian's, and mauryan's might have held such different views about government?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 3:05pm

Socials Oppostion
Whats the primary function of d opposition in the HOC ( house of commons) ? To make the government more accountable?
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 7:52pm

any criticism or support the American news is saying about the government.
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 5:13pm

Government US
Justice Breyer advocates using values rather than _____ to interpret the Constitution. 1. precedent 2. content 4. details My answer will be Content-2 what say?
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 4:27pm

Government US
Scalia says that the Constitution is a fundamental exception from (or to) 1. the wishes of judges. 2. the interests of minorities. 3. the rule of law. 4. democracy. I would say Interests of minorities?
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 4:10pm

United States Government
The United States has this form of government. *representative democracy *monarchy *direct democracy *constitutional republic I think it may be D since a constitutional republic had a government with limited power where the people are the main government authority. But it ...
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 3:34pm

WHat duties are given to the president in article II of the us constitution?
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 12:39am

The Principle of self-government emphasizes majority rule whereas the principle of liberty emphasizes individual rights. There principles A. are universal and are the foundation of all legitimate governments. B. have no real meaning in practice. C. have the same meaning for ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9:20pm

United States Government
Complications in the practice of America's ideals occurs because these ideals a. are general principles, not precise rules. b. sometimes conflict with one another. c. are only of of many sources of political action. d. are enduring and powerful. e. All these answers are ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9:01pm

Government US
The United States has two court systems, state and federal. The federal system a. has discretionary jurisdiction over all cases arising in the state system. c. is the only one based on the constitutional doctrine of the separation of powers. e. None of these answers is ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 6:34pm

Government US
The constitutional provision that federal judges and justices hold office "during good behavior" has a. meant, in effect, that they will serve until they die or choose to retire. b. provided them the opportunity to carry out their duties without immediate fear of ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 6:32pm

Government Us
Compared to Supreme Court nominations, those for the lower federal courts a. are, although much greater in number, irrelevant to a president's policy agenda. b. are not subject to partisan consideration. c. have a much greater probability of being rejected by the Senate. d...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 6:31pm

Social Studies
Definitions for Government: Communism, Nazism, Democracy, Fascism, Bureaucracy, Socialism, Capitalism. You have 2 cows. The government takes both of them and gives you part of the milk. ( Communism ) You have 2 cows. The government takes one and gives it to your neighbour. ( ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 1:00pm

What would happen if the government decided to limit the number of CD players that could be imported into the United States?
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 8:16pm

U.S. History
One example of government trying to help American business was a) high tariffs. b) patronage c) blue laws d) Munn v. Illinois
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 5:04pm

how does reducing the national debt influence the American population?
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 1:19pm

Please check my work, thank you. Question 1 – 4: Access the Library of Congress library Catalog. Then, find the information to answer the question. 1. What year was the oldest copy of Ralph Ellison’s Going to the Territory published? A. 1952 B. 1986 C. 1987 D. 1995 ...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 12:01pm

During the middle 1930s the WPA (Works Progress Administration) put unemployed people to work building bridges, roads and school paid for by posting US Bonds. Why could that not work to solve economic and similar problems today?
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 10:56pm

Thank you very much for your corrections! I tried to made the changes you suggested to me. 1) Analysts divide the Chinese capital invasion into three categories: government financial investments, investments by wealthy individuals and private equity, and corporate investments ...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 1:49pm

I left out the following sentences. I really need your help. Please! 1) Analysts divide the Chinese capitals’ invasion into three categories: A)government financial investments (CIC) B)investments by wealthy individuals and private equity C)corporate investments 2) China ...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 1:30pm

Texas Government
Please tell me which one of these is Federal , Confederal or Unitary . I have already submitted my question but I just want to be sure. ____1..In this system, power is divided between a central government and sub-government. ____2. England ____3. The European Union ____ 4. ...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 6:59am

what type of government programs are avaliable in Japan also what are some societal views of the elderly in Japan? any sources would be helpful that i could look at thanks
Monday, September 5, 2011 at 11:29pm

I left out a few more sentences I wrote on castles. I need a synonym for "ways, way" and a revision of sentence 2. Thank you very much. 1) Castles came to Britain with the Norman-French invaders. Indeed, castles were a key part of their way of controlling new ...
Monday, September 5, 2011 at 5:15pm

what does reducing the national deficit even mean ?
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 9:06am

information about the Congressional committee that will be working on reducing the national deficit in the next few months
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:25pm

life science
What about when the habitat is not within the U.S. borders? Many international conservation groups are working to save the rainforest—what rights do people have to interfere with how another sovereign nation chooses to manage its lands? If the government of Bolivia is ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 6:52pm

Which of these are not accurately accounted for by either the income or expenditure methods of calculating GDP for the United States? a. The Brazilian wood that is used for flooring an American house. b. The value of leisure time. c. The loss of enjoyment people incur when ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 6:38pm

Literacy 4
Please check my work. Thank you. 1. Government documents in a library are classified according to which of the following schemes? A. Superintendent of Documents B. Government Printing Office C. Dewe Decimal D. Library Of Congress Answer #1 is A 2. You're using the ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 at 1:33pm

American Government
what do you think are some possible contemporary effects of persistent discrimination against ethnic and racial minorities?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:30pm

American Government
According to the Declaration of Independence, the power of the government is based on _____.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:23am

american government
current information on what Congress is doing. Find out all you can about what Congress is up to and how their actions will influence the American population
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 5:45pm

american government
so my Assignment says Search the internet, newspapers or magazines for current information on what Congress is doing. Find out all you can about what Congress is up to and how their actions will influence the American population. i was wondering does anybody have a issue of ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 4:00pm

Supposed you owned a portfolio consisting of $25,000 of US government bonds with a maturity of 30 years. Would your portfolio be riskless?
Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 4:47am

I HAVE WRITTEN A MITIGATION PLAN AND WANTED TO KNOW IF SOMEONE WOULD READ IT A GIVE ME FEED BACK AS TO WHAT I CAN CHANGE Energy Conservation Mitigation Plan Humans are not making energy conservation a priority. Spending a day without energy will be a hard task to do. Society ...
Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 6:32pm

Read essay below and explain how effectively did the author persuade you and why? _______________________________________ The United States is the only modernized Western nation that does not offer publically funded health care to all its citizens; the costs of health care for...
Friday, August 19, 2011 at 3:32pm

This is from the book Nothing but the truth by Avi. The question is: After reading the memo in chapter 6, what do you think is the most important issue to the superintendent right now? Please read below to and tell me what you think the answer is because I'm stuck. To: All...
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 8:21pm

Life Since the 1950s
Spread of Independence Between 1945 and 1962, many nations in Asia and Africa achieved freedom from Western influence. After WWII, many Jews returned to Israel, their Jewish homeland. Palestinian Arabs resisted this “invasion.” In 1947, the United Nations voted for ...
Monday, August 15, 2011 at 6:02pm

Real Estate Law
For the most part, mortgage loans are made by __________ institutions. (Points: 5) a. lending b. personal c. private 4. government I think its A
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:04pm

Can some one help me with these questions? Because Japan was hit by the worldwide economic depression in the 1930s, military leaders were able to gain power. Question 1 answers True False Question 2 text Question 2 After Japan withdrew from the League of Nations they aligned ...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7:20pm

Select one of the following assignments and conduct background research online and in your local newspaper. Then write a 250-300 word memo describing what you expect the most important issues to be on your new beat and whom you expect to be your most important human sources. ...
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 4:27pm

Latin American History
________ or "government by a few" is common in Latin America. a:democracy b:republic c:oligarchy d:dictatorship ---- My answer is "c" Is that correct?
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 9:09pm

Following the breakup of the Soviet Union, what are some of the major problems faced by many of the new countries? Many of the new countries didn't know how to become democratic. The people weren't used to having a choice, voting, or political parties. Where they lived...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 12:15pm

please help me correct my essay. the topic of the essay is:"Why overcrowding of school are causing teacher's to lose their jobs overcrowding? and how teacher layoffs are the result of overcrowding." below is a copy of the essay i wrote... One main concern both ...
Monday, August 1, 2011 at 4:10pm

Discuss the process known as the "Four Modernizations" and how the attitude of the Chinese leaders in this area contrasted in response to the rise of democratic protests. When Mao Zedong died in 1976, a struggle happenned between the Gang of Four and a group led by ...
Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 4:18pm

macro economics
For each event, illustrate the impact on the relevant market and determine what will happen to the equilibrium price and quantity in that market. (40 points – 10 points per line item) Event Market for: Show which curve shifts Equilibrium price rise or fall? Equilibrium ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 9:52pm

Sales of Version 5.0 of a computer software package start out high and decrease exponentially. At time t, in years, the sales are s(t)=20e^-t thousands of dollars per year. After 2 years, Version 6.0 of the software is released and replaces Version 5.0. Assume that all income ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 8:41pm

American Government
What was the process of political learning in the United States?
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 5:27pm

how effectively does the essay persuaded you. Universal Health Care Coverage for the U.S. The United States is the only modernized Western nation that does not offer publically funded health care to all its citizens; the costs of health care for the uninsured in the United ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:28am

American Government
The greatest blow to the organinzational strength of U.S. parties was: Multiple Choice answers: A. National convention B. Direct primary C. Jacksonian democracyemergence of PACs D.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 7:18pm

Eath Science
Please help me on these questioons (Science homework)? 1. When people decide to use resources in the environment carefully it is _______ a) erosion b) restoration c) conservation d) ecology e) geology 2.Preservation of resources means________ a) using resources with a minimum ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 11:19am

what system of government gives all key powers to the national government.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 7:05am

The president's military powers: a. are strictly limited to times of war b. are shared with congress c. only apply to the use of the US army and its weapons d. may never be used to keep the domestic peace I think it's B?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:18pm

________ give the president the power to issue executive orders. a. the constitution and the judicial branch b. congressional acts and the constitution c. congressional acts and the oath of office d. the oath of office and the constitution I think it's d?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:03pm

the coast guard,t he central intelligence agency, and the customs service all have a(n): a. suspicion of foreigners entering the united states. b. concern that all visitors to the US feel welcome c. exclusive involvement with the domestic affairs of the US d. involvement with ...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 8:19pm

In recent decades, the Federal Government has borrowed money mostly to: a. finance special expensive projects b. provide funds for crisis situations such as wars and national disasters c. pay the president's salary d. operate the government and pay the previous year's ...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 8:08pm

The government's practice of spending more than it takes in results in: a. greater dependence on regressive taxes than progressive taxes. b. deficit financing c. low interest rates d. longer fiscal years I think it's B?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 8:00pm

1. Both corporate and individual income tax rates are set at ______ rates. a. high b. low c. progressive d. regressive I think it's C?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 7:56pm

american government
the presidents roles such as chief executive and commander in chief :
Monday, July 18, 2011 at 2:25pm

american Govt
The governors of most states a serve two-year terms b may serve more than two consecutive terms c are succeeded by the lieutenant government d may be recalled from office by the voters
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 9:03pm

__________ services are provided by both state AND local government. A. Education and public safety B. Education and defense C. Public safety and industrial regulation D. Urbanization and education I think it's A?
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 6:17pm

According to communist theory, the value of a commodity is determined by the: A. Gosplan B. Five Year Plan C. laws of supply and demand D. amount of labor put into it I think it's D?
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 5:47pm

1. Which of the following exerts the most influence over the policies and actions of Japan's House of Representatives? A. The Japan Socialist Party B. The Liberal Democratic Party C. The Supreme Court D. the bureaucracy I'm stuck between b and d? 2. Japan is a unitary ...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 5:45pm

In an earlier part of United States history, Congress...? a. helped further the discrimination of minorities by inaction. b. consistently acted for the benefit of minority groups. c. pursued legislation aiding African Americans, but not women. d. pursued legislation aiding ...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 3:14pm

a. are always constitutional b. are always unconstitutional c. may be upheld by the supreme court if they meet certain criteria d. may be passed by congress but not by states. I'm stuck between b and c?
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 3:13pm

Social Studies
The Due Process Clause guarantees that: A. the National Government will not interfere with Constitutional rights. B. states are not bound to their state constitutions in matters of individual rights. C. states will not deny people any basic or essential liberties. D. state ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 5:19pm

Social Studies
Individual rights were included in the constitution because: A. Conflicts between individuals and the government remained unsolved. B. The people demanded a listing of rights C. The distinction between civil rights and civil liberties had to be made. D. People did not want the...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 5:08pm

Campaign spending tends to be greatly more important: A)For republican candidates B)For democratic candidates C)For challengers and non-incumbents rather than incumbents. Is the answer C?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 11:25am

us government
What is the primary role of each branch of government?
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 4:25pm

American Government
Question about American party organizations: A. are about to die out B. Are more powerful today than any time in history C. are still, important but their role in campaigns is secondary to that of candidates D. are unimportant in the political system today Is this answer ...
Monday, July 11, 2011 at 2:50pm

american government
It can be said of regulatory commissions that: A.the commissioners pursue independent and impartial policies, regardless of politcal pressure from democrats or republicans in congress. B. unlike presidential appointees in other areas, regulatory heads choose which civil ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 11:09pm

american government
As distinct from the patronage and executive leadership system, the merit system for managing the bureaucracy A. allows the president to appoint top officials of executive agencies,thus making the bureaucracy more responsive to election outcomes. B. provides for a neutral ...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 9:35am

american government
The presidents role in foreign policy increased largely because: A. Congress proved so inept in foreign affairs that the american people demanded a change. B. America became more of a world power. C. of the need to coordinate national economic policy and foreign policy, a task...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 8:34am

american government
According to James Madison, the source of most interest groups or factions is
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:20pm

judicial review is the power of the american courts to
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 6:11pm

Thanks for your help in English.Writeacher.I have passed my examination which is Japanese Government Scholarship examination.Your advise helped my examination.Writeacher Thank you very much.^.^
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 3:01am

the colony of Vancouver Island to 1858
why did the British Government grant a trade monopoly to the HBC on Vancouver Island ? i really cannot find the answer :/
Friday, July 8, 2011 at 7:09pm

which of the following statements about World War 1 would be most difficult to prove and disprove a. American casualties were more numerous than in any other war. b. it was the first war in which the opposing sides used airplanes c. the U.S government spent more on armaments ...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 7:47pm

President John F.Kennedy said in his inaugural address "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country" 1.President Kennedy was calling on U.S citizens to a. renew their spirit of service to the nation b. have more confidence in their ...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 6:42pm

is Ms Sue there please?
Hi I have this other newspaper article and i have to summarise it. I have summarised it but i need to make it longer and there is a separate question where I have to state why it has become an issue using the article...please help: Dark Age May Envelope WA Streets Published on...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 6:49pm

I have to find key political words for this newspaper article so please check whehter the words i listed is right in the bottom and if there is anything i should add: Government contributes $9m for soldier protection Published on Tue, 14/06/2011, 11:45:04 (No Author Stated) ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 5:48pm

Hello. Will you please tell me if the following is possible in English: 1)He is in the Defense Ministry building. 2)The main aim of such actions is destabilization in the country. 3)These provocations mean to destabilize the situation. 4)They voted in favour of a new speaker. ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 5:16pm

which combinations of fiscal policy actions would most likely be offsetting? A) increase taxes and government spending B) decrease taxes and increase government spending C) increase taxes, but make no change in government spending D) decrease taxes, but make no change in ...
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 11:31pm

I forgot to add these sentences. Thank you very much. 1) The rise in population caused an increase in the demand for clothes. As more energy was needed to drive machinery, the steam engine (power?) was introduced (developed?). 2) The introduction of the steam engine enabled ...
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 1:51pm

Hello. I'm very grateful for all your help, and I need some more. 1)Is the article necessary in the following context: "(the)Libyan armed forces launched a military campaign against the rebels"? 2)Is it possible to say: "the situation has greatly / ...
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 4:56am

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