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English/ Help
It was a perfect day for a boat ride on a lovely river.? Which of the following parts of speech is the word "lovely" in the sentence above? A. Coordinating conjunction B. Prepositional object C. Adjective D. Adverb I think A

PUBLIC SPEAKING
One of the primary jobs of an informative speech is to: A. appeal to the emotions of the audience. B. ask them to do something with the information. C. communicate information accurately and clearly. D. entertain the audience.

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 ...

American literature
1. Reread the final paragraph of the speech of Pontiac (page 445) and the closing lines of Logan’s message, as set down by Jefferson (page 450). Between oral discourse and written discourse, what are the crucial differences in reaching and holding the attention of an ...

POL 201 American Government
Got 10/10 Question 1.1. The trajectory of cases from Marbury v. Madison demonstrate that the Supreme Court (Points : 1) ✓ A- had to stay within the confines of public opinion. B- always had supreme authority. C- was afraid of the states. D- needed to manage public ...

us history
Why was Martin Luther KingÕs ÒI have a dreamÓ speech so pivotal in Americanhistory? Did it redefine the nature of America? Of the American dream,?

Part of Speech
He ran up the stairs quickly.

POL Week 4. Answer check
Question 1.1. The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) *A) have one Chief Justice. B)have five associate justices. C)sit in two sessions each year. D)determine how many federal districts there would be. ...

Spanish
Our spanish class has been given a 1-minute speech to write up over the holidays, but our teacher hasn't provided us with any extra material we can use. I was wondering if you could give me sentence starters etc. to help me work on it. Here is the scenario: (my chosen country ...

POL 201 Week 4 quiz help
Question 1.1. The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) have one Chief Justice. have five associate justices. sit in two sessions each year. determine how many federal districts there would be. Question 2.2. ...

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own ...

English - Miss Sue
Choose the correct sentence. A. The conference spokesperson delivered his speech wearing a three-piece suit. B. Wearing a three-piece suit, the speech was delivered by the conference spokesperson. C. Wearing a three-piece suit, the conference spokesperson delivered his speech...

English
Choose the correct sentence. A. The conference spokesperson delivered his speech wearing a three-piece suit. B. Wearing a three-piece suit, the speech was delivered by the conference spokesperson. C. Wearing a three-piece suit, the conference spokesperson delivered his speech...

english
Choose the correct sentence. A. The conference spokesperson delivered his speech wearing a three-piece suit. B. Wearing a three-piece suit, the speech was delivered by the conference spokesperson. C. Wearing a three-piece suit, the conference spokesperson delivered his speech...

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 3 more paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE i have done 4 if anyone gives me at least 2 more that would be brilliant please ...

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 5 paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE

History
When Truman used the phrase "alternate ways of life," what two ways of life was he talking about? This is from my book: "At the present moment in world history nearly every nation must choose between alternative ways of life. The choice is too often not a free one. One way of ...

early childhood literacy
preschoolers use private speech a. to influence others b. to keep ideas a secret c. because it is more efficient d. because it enables them to communicate new edeas. I think it is D.

english essay
how to start introduction on speech???? please help me...

Suggestions?
How would you open a speech, speaking about suicide?

English (Checking)
(1-4) Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of commas. A tiny white diamond sparkled on her finger. <----------- Haley’s speech was interesting and a pleasantly surprising hit. His long, red beard fascinated the little boy. One scraggly, leafless plant ...

history
What democratic principle does this diagram reflect? A. All citizens are subject to the law. B. Different bodies have separate roles. C. Equality in tasks is important in the Republic. D. Freedom of speech differed from group to group

English III
Franklin Roosevelt's "State of the Union Address, 1941," excerpt ( ) For there is nothing mysterious about the foundations of a healthy and strong democracy. The basic things expected by our people of their political and economic systems are simple. They are: Equality of ...

English
1. Let's find out more about the singer. (What is the part of speech of 'more' in this sentence? Is 'more' the object of 'find out'? Or is 'more' an adverb modifying 'find out'?) 2. You look like your mom. 3. You resemble your mom. 4. You are similar to your mom. 5. You are ...

English
Choose the best answer. Which sentence would make the best opening for a speech arguing for more nutritious school lunches? A.) Many students dislike the current lunch menus, and I feel they should be changed.********************************​ B.) Evidence from a number ...

English
1. You are to finish this project by tomorrow. 2. You must finish this project by tomorrow. ------------------------------ Are both the same in meaning? Do you use #1 frequently in everyday speech? ================================= 3. He is to go to London tomorrow. 4. He is ...

English
Prepared speech about this topic Traditional healer should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinic. I don't have any working because i hv never done any prepared speech and i don't understand this topic well.

English III (11th grade)
Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade to see that the sun had hidden itself in a bank of clouds fluffy as the eiderdown her mother had wrapped her in as a child. Her darling Ted, a military man with a distinguished career, ...

English help
1. Thyme: herb:: A. Fearless: brave B. sedan: auto C. Speech: mouth D. Auto: garage Is it b? 2. Bat: raccoon:: A. Bird: robin B. insect: snake C. Owl: possum D. Porpoise: whale Is it c? 3. Penny: coin A. Dollar: pound B. whisper: speak C. Epic: poem D. Read: write Is it c?

speech
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women?

speech
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women,?

English
It for speech i represent at school.english is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous languages?

VOCABULARY
WRITE A BRIEF SPEECH IN WHICH YOU SUMMARIZE THE STORY OF RINGL AND PIT, USING IT AS AN INSPIRING ANECDOTE TO SHOW YOUR AUDIENCE THAT THEY TOO CAN OVERCOME DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES . USE AT LEAST TWO DETAILS FROM THE PASSAGE AND THEREE UNIT WORDS TO SUPPORT YOUR POINTS ? YES I ...

speech
Give me a persuasive speech on the topic that says that "traditional healers should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinics."

AP Literature
Identify the figure of speech in this sentence: "Anyone who calls a spade a spade should be compelled to use one." --Oscar Wilde Simile Metaphor Personification Analogy Hyperbole None of these I'm torn between personification and none of these, however I'm not entirely sure..

American
Who was The person who supposedly recorded the speech of Chief Seattle?

English
Who was the audience for the Dalai Lama speech? How did speaking in front of this group affect the Dalai Lama's message?

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. common noun B. proper noun C. pronoun D. adjective underlined is themselves C

Public Speaking
Evaluating audience feedback to your speech presentation usually happens: A. before the speech. B. after the speech. C. during the speech. D. in the speech preparation

Check English Answers
Please check my answers: 1)pathos 2)thesis statements 3)Lincoln promises retribution for war 4)Ethos 5)Theme 1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While ...

English III
1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war, ...

pol201
Question 4. 4. A federal court is said to have a “federal question” jurisdiction because (Points : 1) federal courts supersede state courts. all laws are federal. they hear cases that touch the Constitution and other federal laws. they hear cases that only deal with issues...

English III
Lesson 6.07 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...

grammar
What technique in speech delivery has been shown to connect the speakers to audiences with various styles of receiving messages?

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The groundhog looked down and saw its shadow. A. Preposition B. Conjunction C. Adjective D. Adverb down is the underlines word I think it is D

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. Exhausted and tired, I went home and immediately collapsed on the couch. A. Noun B. Verb C. Adjective D. Adverb immediately is the underlined word D

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. Common noun B. Proper noun C. Pronoun D. Adjective I think it is B

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of speech in the underlines portion of the next sentence. Sleeping is my favorite hobby. A. Helping Verb B. Gerund C. Being Verb D. Infinitive I think it is B..

Persuasive Speech
I am doing a speech on why my college should add more bus shelters to the bus stops. So far I have a few points about more students using buses so less pollution and protecting students from the elements, talking about how if they are dressed nice for a career fair or ...

Social Studies
Read the speech below. It is a fictitious political speech by Peter, a candidate for the upcoming national election. Then answer the following questions: List all of the arguments in the speech List all of the non-arguments in the speech List all of the factual contents in the...

science
Imagine that you are the scientist who discovered cells. If you were to give a speech to a group of fellow scientists, what key points would you include that describe your accomplishments?

speech-english
derick decided that he would focuse his report on their traditional homes called gers which visual aids are most likely to be helpful 1object-2chart 3model-4graph-5photographs 6video-7flipchart

more proofreading.
this is another body paragraph to my research paper. can I get this one proofread as well thanks! Both Japan and the United States protect freedoms of speech and press by similar provisions in each nation’s constitution. For example, the First Amendment of the U.S. ...

THE PARTS OF SPEECH
Write the verb "see" in the present perfect tense. Use the pronoun "I" as the subject. A. I am seeing. B. I have seen. C. I see. D. I am seen. I think the answer is (C) but i'm not sure if that is right. thanks

History
What federal document did Susan B Anthony quote in the beginning of her speech in I believe 1872? I know she was trying to equal rights between women, and I think it would make sense for it to be the preamble to the Federal Constitution. Opinions?

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence? English - Writeacher, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:53am The sentence doesn't make sense. What does "can stand" mean here? It's unclear what "...

Literature/Social Studies (Ms. Sue!)
The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: By quoting William Bradford, Kennedy expresses the idea that, despite great difficulties, man can overcome anything through their will and determination. 2. What reasons ...

Literature/Social Studies
"The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: ? 2. What reasons does Kennedy offer for going to the moon? A: Kennedy offers reasons such as the task of going to the moon being difficult, the goal serving to organize ...

grammar
hey.. can u do 3 sentences for my homework.. put from direct to indirect speech.. 1)'I've got plan I and know we can killl the Ice-Man!' 2)'The show is minning overtime. Peter please, could you speed up?' 3)'Come on Steve, you can do it! Jump!'

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence?

Speech- Statistic needed
Does anyone know of any websites that have statistics on the number of people that volunteer for disaster relief in the us?

Puncuation
Am I supposed to write the definition, pronunciation, and part of speech of the word "bliss" like this? Bliss /blis/ (noun): perfect happiness; great joy.

Grammar
What is the part of speech of the word "bliss"?

English Literature
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! Away, away! The dominant figure of speech in this passage is: A) alliteration B) assonance C) simile D) metaphor E) imagery

Personal
I have a question about like life... it relates to school as well. Like I have a huge project due THIS Thursday and I helped take care of my friends dogs and I have to take pictures of them and my friend says I can take them now and when I ask her she always says she can't.. I...

Environmental Concern Speech
Can someone give their opinion about the beginning of my speech? "A few short days ago, my mother and I left our house to journey to the local grocery store. While my mother veered onto the highway, I quickly glanced over at the side of the road, only for my attention to ...

Environmental Concern Speech
I am struggling to prepare a environmental concern speech that must consist of 2-minutes' worth of writing. In fact, I am torn and conflicted about which concern to chose: deforestation, pollution, or neglect of nature. What do you think? Which do you think will be the ...

speech
does a question of policy speech have to be on a law or policy? Or can It be persuading someone to do something (like volunteer, or encouraging them to graduate debt free)

ece
Hannah said, "I like blue the best. It is my favorite color. I am the only one who likes blue this much. That's why everything of mine is blue." This is typical of __________ speech. A. personal function B. heuristic function C. representational D. regulatory

english
1 'are you free this afternoon'she said. (into reported speech) 'dont you want to go?'(into indirect speech) 3. if i were you ... why i agrees with were not was pl clarify

opposition of imperialism speech
i oppose imperialism for many reasons imperialism shouldn't be the cause of many resources being stolen, a weaker nation enslaving its people, or using them as cheap labor, while filling the amount of money so they live in poverty while you cut or gather the benefits of their...

English--Please, help me!
1. You can often tell the part of speech of a word even if you do not understand it. Identify the part of speech of three of the made-up words in this poem. Explain how you arrived at each answer. (Three made-up words are wade, gimble, gyre). 2. How can a poem like "...

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change? (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail of Tears 2. Public ...

Early Childhood Education
In speaking to William, the classroom teacher said, "Bill can climb the hill." Then she said to the class, "See? I made a rhyme!" The teacher's goal was to: A. train the children to differentiate human speech patterns. B. develop the children's sound awareness. C. teach ...

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change?  (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail of Tears 2.   ...

U.S History - need help to check my answer!!!
Document B: Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority..." ...

Help finding a good speech topic
I am going to be giving an informative speech on a news article. The news article is suppose to be able to at least somewhat relate to college students and should also be about something new, interesting, or novel. Preferable something I could easily talk about for five ...

sociology
1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity involves violence ...

speech
I have to do an explanatory speech. i have to choose a discovery or innovation that people know the general idea about but don't know anything beyond that. does anyone have any ideas? Just as an example of the type of speech im looking for you could do : Counterfeit money(and ...

English Speech Paper (can some1 revise it)PLZ&TY
Gun Control I do not understand why people believe gun control actually works or why we need it. Guns, like other weapons, though more deadly and possibly more convenient to use, are still inanimate objects and are not the cause of violence or killings. Gun control is not ...

U.S History - Pls check my answer :)
Document E – “Have the Northern states any idea of the value of our slaves? At least, sir, six hundred millions of dollars. If we lose them, the value of the lands they cultivate will be diminished in all cases one half, and in many they will become wholly useless. And an ...

Research Project: Anatomy & Physiology 1
Could someone read this paper and tells me if this is good or do I need to change some stuff: Introduction: ALS is distinguish by insistent collapse of both upper motor neurons (UMN) and lower motor neurons (LMN) leading to progressive muscular paralysis and death usually ...

Social Studies (Ms. Sue)
What does Dr. King mean by "the American dream" in his "I Have a Dream" speech?

Social Studies and Literature
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence during a violent era. For example, the lyrics "[o]ne...

Literature and Social Studies--Please, help me!
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and loving during a nonviolent era?

English
Please correct!! Gulliver's Travels questions 3.) How are the people of Brobdingnag different from the people of Lilliput? Choose the best answer. A.) The Lilliputians are much more peaceful B.) A king instead of a queen rules the Lilliputians, C.) The Lilliputian ministers ...

Literature--Please, help me!
How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and speaks of loving, despite the unfortunate events ...

Social Studies and Literature
1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so? A: 1. I think the King's speech is highly persuasive, given the fact that it influenced the Federal government to take more direct actions to more fully realize racial equality...

world history
I need to find out if Obama mentions any PERMS power in this section of the State of Union 2014 Speech. I'm stuck and it doesn't seem like he mentions any political power, military power, etc. --------------------------------------- As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr...

Social Studies--Literature
I know I have already posted these question, but I am struggling to find specific aspects that make the speech persuasive. 1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so?

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was D A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to overturn...

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to overturn ...

Social Studies--Literature
What specific aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Had A Dream" speech make it highly persuasive?

english
In the sentence "What made you angry?" what part of speech is the word "you"?

public speaking
Mandy interviewed a source who told about how she was illegally treated by the police. using her information in the speech is an example of: a. facts and statistics b. narrative c. testimony d. hypothetical example i chose b

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. SUDDENLY, BEFORE, OUTSIDE 1) Everyone in the cafeteria was SUDDENLY surprised by the...

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. YET, OH, SUDDENLY, BEFORE, THROUGH, OUTSIDE 1) The movie was wonderful, YET it was ...

English
Did you eat my cookies while I was soundly sleeping? Can somebody help me with an interogative sentence with the same parts of speech as in the above sentence?

Punctuation
A paradox is speech that contradicts itself but may be true nevertheless. If I do, where do I put a comma?

english
The plane came down later than expected. In this sentence ,what part of speech is the word down?

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