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math
The strongest recorded earthquake in the world took place in Chile on May 22 1960. It had a magnitude of 9.5 on the Richter scale. The strongest quake actually recorded in Canada was magnitude 8.1 on August 22 1949 and occurred off the Queen Charlotte Islands. (The strongest ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 4:33pm

History
What was the catalyst to World War1 ?
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 1:00pm

Art
These two technological advancements of the Industrial Revolution helped lead to the development of Impressionism. (1 point) the railroads and the printing press the railroads and photography photography and electric lighting the automobile and electric lighting 2. According ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:09am

Cultural Anthrolpogy
Anthropological research has demonstrated that supernatural beings and forces exist in what percentage of the world's cultures? A. 50 percent B. 80 percent C. 95 percent D. 100 percent My answer: C
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:42pm

World History (Ms. Sue)
How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the role of African Americans in the war? My answer: The Emancipation Proclamation delared that African-American men would be able to "be recieved into the armed services of the United States," which also lead to the right...
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:20pm

World History (Ms. Sue)
Why did black soldiers often face greater hardships that white soldiers? My answer: They face greater hardships because of the color of their skin. They were often given menial jobs, lower pay, and worked under white officers. They were organized in all-black regiments, and ...
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:59pm

World History (Ms. Sue)
Why was the immediate impact of the emancipation proclamation limited? My answer: The impact was limited because most of the slaves that Lincoln intended to liberate lived in areas distant from the Union troops that could enforce his proclamation?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:49pm

World History (Ms. Sue)
What was Lincoln's reasons for not emancipating slaves when the war began? My answer: Lincoln did not believe he had the power under the Constitution to abolish slavery where it already existed. Nor did he want to anger the four slave states that remained in the Union. He ...
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:41pm

adv functions
The strongest recorded earthquake in the world took place in Chile on May 22 1960. It had a magnitude of 9.5 on the Richter scale. The strongest quake actually recorded in Canada was magnitude 8.1 on August 22 1949 and occurred off the Queen Charlotte Islands. (The strongest ...
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:29pm

World History
Why did Northern Democrats oppose the Emancipation Proclamation? My Answer: They opposed it because they felt that the proclamation would only make the war longer by continuing to anger the South.
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 9:58pm

World History
Why did Lincoln choose to limit his proclamation mostly to rebellious states? My answer: Lincoln chose this because he did not want to anger the border states that remained in the Union?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 9:24pm

ENGLISH, HELP?
WHAT WOULD A GOOD ESSAY BE FOR A PROBLEM IN THE WORLD? LIKE POLLUTION, OR BANKRUPTCY? ANY OTHER IDEA'S?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 4:19pm

Math
Do you think regular or irregular polygons are used more frequently in the design of objects and buildings in the world???
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:07am

SOC 313
1. Motor and perceptual consequences of brain damage affect: (Points : 1) visual-spatial relations; vision and hearing; and bowel and bladder function memory; attention and concentration; and judgment speech and language personality change and affective response 2. Stephanie ...
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 9:01pm

world history
Within slave society, evidence suggests that the highest social status was ascribed to
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 8:31pm

world history
Any ideas to build a hippodrome for a school project
Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 1:06pm

human life
The human population of the world is over 6 billion. The increase of the human population P (in billions) can be approximated using the following formula: P = 0.073t + 6.08, where t is the number of years after the year 2000. Use the formula to predict how many years it will ...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 5:53pm

Statistics
As reported in Runner's World magazine, the times of the finishers in the new york 10 km run are normally distrubted with a mean of 1.02 hours and a standard deviation of 9 minutes. Let X denote finishing time for the finishers. Then, A. Find the percentage of finishers ...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 10:06am

biology
Caffeine is the most widely used stimulant in the world today. This naturally produced molecule is found in popular beverages from coffee to black tea to Coca Cola. Although humans use caffeine to ward off drowsiness, the caffeine produced by plants makes the leaves and seeds ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:56pm

english- main idea full
A hurricane is a very powerful storm. It is a cyclonic storm, which means that it has a circular pattern within the hurricane within the hurricane. The name hurricane refers to storms that startover the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean. For example, they are called ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:35pm

english- main idea
A hurricane is a very powerful storm. It is a cyclonic storm, which means that it has a circular pattern within the hurricane within the hurricane. The name hurricane refers to storms that startover the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean. For example, they are called ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:27pm

launguage
Read the following excerpt from “All Together Now”: What can parents do? We can put our faith in young people as a positive force. I have yet to find a racist baby. Babies come into the world as blank as slates and, with their beautiful innocence, see others not as ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:01pm

math
UGH! The human population of the world is over 6 billion. The increase of the human population P (in billions) can be approximated using the following formula: P = 0.073t + 6.08, where t is the number of years after the year 2000. Use the formula to predict how many years it ...
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 5:38pm

World Mythology
Discuss what the Egyptian stories of Isis, Osiris, and Horus reveal about Egyptian culture and what The Enuma elish reveals about Babylonian culture. How, in particular, do their stories reflect the beliefs of their respective peoples?
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 10:09am

Introduction to Business Environment Chapter 2
The world's population is growing more slowly than expected, and there are some industrial countries in which growth might be so slow that there will be too many old people and too few young people to support them. (Points : 1) True False 2. In a free market system, price ...
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 5:40am

Introduction to Business Environment
1. An entrepreneur is an individual who has worked for a nonprofit organization for his entire career. (Points : 1) True False 2. In analyzing factors of production that make a country "rich," it has been observed that some relatively poor countries often have plenty...
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 4:47am

calculus
Based on data from 1993 to 2000, the rate of change in the annual per capita personal income in New Mexico may be modeled by R(t)= 8.45t2 + 45.94t + 723.00 dollars per person per year, where t is the number of years since the end of 1993. (Source: Modeled from Bureau of ...
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 10:02pm

Lang. Arts
Albert Einstein, a world-famous mathematician was born in Bavaria in 1879. Correct the following section with commas or no error... world-famous mathematician A.world-famous, mathematician B.world-famous, mathematician, C.world-famous mathematician, D.no error I think it is C...?
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 9:58pm

eng
An intrapersonally intelligent person is someone who is: A. very good with people and relationships. B. good at making connections between information. C. very personable. D. sensitive and aware of one’s inner world. is it D
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 3:13pm

World History
What caused the destruction of Angkor Wat.
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 8:26am

US HISTORY
Can anyonehelp me with these questions about World War II. True or false- Japan wanted to defeat Australia in WWII because of it strategic location. Many believe that the origins of WWII can be traced back to the terms of the document that they believed bred andger hatred and ...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 1:57pm

POETRY, PART 2
4. Which one of the following poems depends heavily on the use of allusion for effect? A. "Death, Be Not Proud" B. "Grass" C. "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" D. "God's Grandeur" 5. The theme of the poem "Richard Cory&...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 9:22am

Grammar
Rives the paragraph below to create shorter, more direct sentences. Years ago, when most of today's model railroaders were still growing up, the toy world offed a number of fantastic electric train sets that included engines with real steam and whistles that blew, train ...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:27pm

Litreture
Directions: For questions 19–20, read the passage. Select the letter that shows the best way to write each underlined part. If the underlined part contains no error, select “d. no error.” 18. world-famous mathematician (1 point) a.world-famous, mathematician b....
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 7:53pm

Chemistry
Ammonia is used as a fertilizer throughout the world. It is often produced by reacting nitrogen gas with hydrogen gas in a synthesis reaction. How much ammonia in grams can be produced from 9207 grams of nitrogen and 44 000 L of hydrogen?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:17pm

World History
What is the significance of Roger B. Taney ?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:05pm

World History
What is the significance of Dred Scott v. Sandford? My answer: Dred Scott v. Sandford is significant because it effectively ended the Missouri Compromise, hardening the political rivalry between the North and the South?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 6:19pm

World History
What is the significance of James Buchanan? My answer: James Buchanan is significant because he won the election of 1856 and became the president of the United States.
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:59pm

social studies!!!
I left my textbook in my locker...again. sorry If u can find me a website to help me...great...if u can answer them...even better!! 1. Would shipping be easier to block in the gibralter or bosporus strait? Why? 2.what countries rely on the strait of hormuz to ship their oil? 3...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:43pm

World History
What is the significance of John C. Fremont? My answer: John C. Fremont is significant because he became a national hero for his explorations in the West, which earned him the nickname the "Pathfinder?"
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:29pm

World History
What is the significance of the Republican Party?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 4:45pm

English
The assignment is to write a CAUSE paper on an addiction. There is to be three topic sentences with support, a thesis, an introduction and a conclusion. I obviously have left of my sources, and need to insert them. I would really appreciate some feedback and some help ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 2:22pm

psychology
A friend of mine finished fourth in her age group in the world duathlon (run, ride, run). She has two bicycles that differ along several variables, but she isn’t sure which one will be best for the next season. How could she find out? Write the methods section for an ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:51pm

COM/330
what are Real-world Systems Theory examples?
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:11am

world history
Suggested reasons why many New World population centers seem to have been abandoned around 1300 CE include:
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 11:07am

World History
Why did Julius Caesar lose power?
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:21pm

World History
What did Julius Caesar do after taking over Rome?
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:18pm

World History
How did Julius Caesar gain power.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:14pm

Physics
Alpengeist, in Williamsburg, Virginia, promises the world’s largest inverted (upside-down) loop, with a diameter of 106 feet (32.3 m). (i) What is the minimum safe speed while inverted? (ii) If the actual speed is 52.0 mph while inverted(23.25 m/s), then what is the ...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 12:57pm

Math
the international links long-distance phone company charges no monthly fee but charges 18 cents per minute for long-distance calls. the world connections long distance company charges $50 per month plus 10 cents per minute for long-distance calls. compare the world connections...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 12:37pm

World history; Check:P Added sentences.
Write a one paragraph essay on how developments in technology influenced the rise and decline of the Assyrian Empire. The Assyrians were the first to use iron in their weapon works. They used it in spears, swords, shields and armor. They had the most advanced weapons of their ...
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 3:55pm

english 3
In the 1920s, there was a boom in? consumerism. religion. world travel I believe it is world travel???
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 1:12pm

World history; Check:P
Write a one paragraph essay on how developments in technology influenced the rise and decline of the Assyrian Empire. The Assyrians were the first to use iron in their weapon works. They used it in spears, swords, shields and armor. They had the most advanced weapons of their...
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:31pm

world geo
Explain how Western Europe's physical geography affects its climate, settlement patterns, culture, and economy
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 10:02am

Grade 11 english
I have a take over the world assignment to do.. Come up with a way to create a long term, stable dictatorship in Canada. However you have seen what happens in dictatorships when the population becomes dissatisfied. How are you going to ensure that the population remains ...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 5:20pm

history
When the First World War ended, Americans welcomed what they hoped would be a “return to normalcy.” The decades that followed, however, are ones which would rarely be described as normal, in comparison to what came before or after. During these decades, a struggle ...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:47pm

social studies
1. Which of the following helped to increase the populations of northeastern cities? (1 point) more diversity successful cotton crops growth of factories and trade building of the Erie Canal 2. A boundary was set between Canada and the United States as a result of (1 point) ...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:23pm

Social Studies
1) The four major kinds of natural vegetation in the United States and Canada are tundra, grassland, desert scrub, and a. permafrost. b. forest. c. swamp. d. all of the above 2) Why is mining important to the economy of the United States? a. It employs many workers. b. Gold is...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 3:37pm

World history; HELP
Can I get some websites? Help? Please. Write a one paragraph essay on how developments in technology influenced the rise and decline of the Assyrian Empire.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:21pm

World history
Pleas help? In what ways were the Indus Valley people an advanced civilization? In what ways did their civilization compare to an advanced modern civilization today?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:17pm

World history; HELP
Write a opinion paper on the most significant consequences of the Agricultural Revolution. The one about 10,000 years ago. I need help. Some websites stating facts or something?Please and thank you.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:15pm

world civilization
what if any, advances did women make as a result of these revolutions in the transatlantic world? which groups tend to benefit most,and which least,from the events discussed in this chapter?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:33pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
In what ways was racism common in both the North and the South?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:57pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What were the two ways that the North and the South differed by the mid-1800's? My answer: The North had a rapidly growing economy with a large and rapidly growing urban population and no slavery north of the border states. The South was dominated by a settled plantation ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:42pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What are the effects of abolitionism?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:24pm

Psychology - Please check my answers
1. When considering marital separation and divorce as a social problem, an effective approach might be to: __x_a. develop counseling options for couples in crisis. ____b. focus on problems with the institution of marriage itself. ____c. develop anger-management programs for ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7:32pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What are the effects of California's application for statehood?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:41pm

Canadian Law
1)How has battered-woman syndrome been used in criminal court cases in recent years? 2)Compare the Lavallee and Malott cases. How are they similar and how are they different? 3)Why do you think many abused woman drop the charges against their abusive partners? 4)Men are also ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 5:50pm

world history
What is the answers to study guide chapter 12 part 3?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 5:29pm

Psychology - Social Problems
Please check my answers. 1. When considering marital separation and divorce as a social problem, an effective approach might be to: __x_a. develop counseling options for couples in crisis. ____b. focus on problems with the institution of marriage itself. ____c. develop anger-...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 5:14pm

world geography
How has the United States economy impacted its relationship/s with other countries
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:56pm

poetry
In this unit, you read William Wordsworth’s poems “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” “The World is Too Much with Us,” and “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” How are these poems representative of the Romantic Period?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12:12pm

Physics
One of the most powerful cranes in the world, operating in Switzerland, can slowly raise a load of 6000 tonne to a height of 12 m. (1 tonne = 1000 kg) The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . How much work is done by the crane? Answer in units of MJ I found it by using Work...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:03am

World History
History and Geography Activity 12 what page is this on?
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:52pm

English
William Wordsworth’s poems “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” “The World is Too Much with Us,” and “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” How are these poems representative of the Romantic Period? I don't understand this question...
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 2:01pm

math
ricardo spends 8/9 hour reading the newspaper. He spends 1/4 of the time reading the world news and splits the remaining time equally between the sports news and the comics. How much time does he spend reading the comics?
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 1:52pm

life orientation
Identify and describe 3 environmental health hazards that cause ill health,crises,and or disasters within your community or any other community within south africa and globally.inlcude evidence that is current of the identified issues
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 8:55am

World History
Consider the meaning of bloodletting and human sacrifice to the Mesoamericans How do these practices make sense in the context of their belief systems?
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 5:24pm

World History
What were Alexander's lasting contributions to society?
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:26pm

World History
Why did the Persians who seemed more powerful lose to Alexander?
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:47pm

I need help
1. What is the organization in the first paragraph of "The Next Big Thing"? (1 point) chronological order compare and contrast problem and solution order of importance 2. Which of the following could not be considered the theme of "Big Yellow Taxi"? (1 ...
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 1:36am

world geography
1. The natural vegetation regions of sub-Saharan Africa A. are heavily impacted by human activity. B. don't correspond closely to climatic regions. C. only correspond to climatic conditions in areas of West Africa. D. are all characteristic of equatorial latitudes. 2. ...
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:45pm

physics
Carl Lewis set a world record for the 100.0-m run with a time of 9.86 s. If after reaching the finish line, Mr. Lewis walked directly back to his starting point in 90.9 s, what is the magnitude of his average velocity for the 200.0m?
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 5:28am

english
In the short story The Weapon by Fredric Brown, why did Dr. Graham says as his reason for continuing to work on the weapon, despite the fact that it is bad for the world? Also, what does the last line of the story "only a madman “Only a madman would give a loaded ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:22pm

World History
What is the significance of Fredrick Douglass? My answer: Fredrick Douglass is significant because he was an asset to the abolitionism of slavery and helped the black people, as well as helping women earn fight for their rights.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:07am

World History
What is the significance of abolition?
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 9:53am

reading
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 8:14pm

reading
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 8:14pm

World Geography
Latin America and North America 1. The _______ were responsible for the forced migration of more people from Africa than any other colonial power. A. Portuguese B. Dutch C. Spanish D. British 2. Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:44pm

reading
Below is the last stanza of a poem, "Dover Beach," written in 1876 by Matthew Arnold.    Ah, love, let us be true    To one another! for the world, which seems    To lie before us like a land of dreams,  &#...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:41pm

World History
What is the significance of Dorothea Dix? My answer: She changed mental institutions, inspecting them for mistreatment.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:18pm

World History
What is the significance of Horace Mann? My answer: He helped reform education in the 1800's and convinced states to pay taxes for public education.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:09pm

World History
What is the significance of strike?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 4:31pm

American government
The congressional lawmaking process is biased toward: A. Bold new initiatives rather than small adjustments in existing legislative programs B. National interests at the expense of local ones. C. Blocking legislation rather than passing it. D. Foreign-policy issues at the ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:32pm

World history; Check:P
Write a opinion paper on the most significant consequences of the Agricultural Revolution. This is about 10,000 yearsago. One of the greatest consequence was that the population increased. The increase of population lead to the need of more clothing. People who were farmers ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:46pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What is the significance of strike? I am unsure of the answer to this question, but I think it would be... strike is significant because stopped workers to demand better working conditions. Am I correct?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:44pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What is the significance of labor union? My answer is labor union is significant because the major importance of a labor union is to organize the workers in order to make available a organization to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with the management. Is this ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:59pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What is the significance of temperance movement? My answer is the temperance movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries was an organized effort to encourage moderation in the consumption of intoxicating liquors or press for complete abstinence. Is this adequate?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:46pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What is the significance of the Second Great Awakening? My answer is the Second Great Awakening is significant because it led to the formation of new Protestant denominations which saw overall church membership greatly increase. It also gave impetus to many reform movements ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:25pm

World History- (Ms. Sue)
What is the significance of revival?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:03pm

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