As passed by the Congress after McKinley delivered his war message to Congress, the declaration of war against Spain was modified by the Teller Amendment, which stipulated that A. the United States wouldn't annex Cuba. B. trade with Spain would

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Social Studies

As passed by the Congress after McKinley delivered his war message to Congress, the declaration of war against Spain was modified by the Teller Amendment, which stipulated that A. the United States wouldn't annex Cuba. B. trade with Spain would continue as usual. C. the United...

Social Studies

As passed by the Congress after McKinley delivered his war message to Congress, the declaration of war against Spain was modified by the Teller Amendment, which stipulated that A. the United States reserved the right to annex Cuba. B. trade with Spain would continue as usual. ...

American History

As passed by the Congress after McKinley delivered his war message to Congress, the declaration of war against Spain was modified by the Teller Amendment, which stipulated that A. the United States wouldn't annex Cuba. B. trade with Spain would continue as usual. C. the United...

History

1. After winning the French and Indian War, Great Britain passed the Proclamation of 1763 which made the colonists angry because a. It did not allow them to settle on land west of the Appalachian Mountains. b. It passed a tax on items such as newspapers, wills, and contracts. ...

world history

Which of the following statements is true of the Gulf of Tonkin affair? A. Johnson told Congress to pass the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution to let him expand the war. B. Congress was divided and only reluctantly passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. C. The destroyer Maddox was sunk...

History

How was this section of the 14th amendment significant to reconstruction. Basically, I don't understand the last part that starts at this section ensured..... Section 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or ...

social studies.

1. The first state to grant women equal suffrage was _______, in 1869. b. Wyoming 2. Which incident leg to Congress's declaring war on Spain? a. explosion of the Maine 3. The first action of the Spanish-American War took place in ______. c. the Philippines 4. IN many cities ...

history

Before the Spanish-American War, yellow journalism: A. endorsed a policy of isolationism. B. wrote editorials that criticized American imperialism. C. refused to write about foreign affairs. D. used sensationalism to stir up war fever. I think the answer is D. As a result of ...

American History

1. Believing that truth is what works for actual real people, Harvard psychologist William James developed the philosophy of (A. pragmatism.) B. social progressivism. C. radical progressivism. D. social idealism. 2. Which of the following was true of Secretary of State William...

social studies

How did Congress respond to the black codes passed in many Southern states after the Civil War? (1 point)by taking away the voting rights of southerners by sanctioning the remaining Democrats in Congress by impeaching the president by expanding the power of the Freedmen's ...

American government

Which of the following accurately summarizes the different purposes of the First and the Second Continental Congresses? A.The First Continental Congress was held to write new laws for the colonies, while the Second Continental Congress implemented those laws. B.The First ...

U.S History - can u help to check my answer :)

Document B “An insinuation had fallen from the gentleman from Tennessee (Mr. Grundy) that the late massacre of our brethren on the Wabash [at Tippecanoe] had been instigated by the British government. Has the President been given any such information? Has the gentleman [...

Social Stuides

Which one of the following is the best example of the isolationism Americans adopted after World War I? A Americans were warned not to travel on ships of countries at war. B The United States restored diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union. C Congress passed the first in a...

U.S History - pls check my answer

Document D If our ills were of a nature that war would remedy, if war would compensate any of our losses or remove any of our complaints, there might be some alleviation of the suffering in the charm of the prospect. But how will war upon the land protect commerce upon the ...

history

the aim that Congress had in passing the War Powers Act was to a. give the President more power in using American forces overseas b. forbid the President from ever sending American forces overseas c. limit the President's emergency powers in sending troops overseas d. order ...

English

Could you please check these last two sentences, please? Thank you for your help. 1. Britain entered the First World War in 1914 by declaring war on Germany after the German invasion of Belgium. Peace was made at Versailles in 1919. Many British war poets expressed their ...

U.S. History (Check)(REED)

1. Name 4 ways the United States tried to help the war in Europe without actually going to war. 1# U.S. Congress passing the Lend-Lease Act, which enabled the United States to lend and/or lease arms to any country that could be a vital ally to the United States. #2 U.S. ...

history

Which answer best expresses the reasons the Second Continental Congress proposed declaring independence? (4 points) Congress was frustrated by the results of the battles at Lexington and Concord. They also wanted to reject the Olive Branch Petition. Congress was inspired by ...

S.S

". . . But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil. She has proclaimed that hostilities have commenced, and that the two nations are now at war. "As war exists...

us history

Which of these actions did President Lincoln take at the beginning of the Civil War? He declared martial law throughout the nation. He imprisoned congressional representatives from the South. He issued a declaration of war without the consent of Congress. He used his emergency...

government

"The united states in congress assembled shall never engage in war...nor coin money,nor regulate the value thereof, nor [spend] the sums and expenses necessary for the defense and welfare of the united states...nor borrow money on the credit of the united states...nor agree ...

History

"Congress has not declared war since ww2. In eight occasions since then however it has a natural joint resolutions to authorize the president to meet certain International crisis with military force" What is the strongest conclusion that can be drawn from this statement? A. ...

Government

1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? A. Only citizen may propose an amendment. B. Only Congress may propose an amendment. C. Both houses of Congress may pass a resolution to propose an amendment. D. The president can Vito ...

Government Check

1.)Which of the following is an example of the formal amendment process? a)The gradual expansion of the President's war-making power as commander-in-chief =b)The 1920 change to the Constitution that gave women the right to vote c)The 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board...

U.S. History

1. Explain why many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine. A: Before the USS Maine exploded, the United States was trying to expand as a world power. Thus, many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine because it gave them a reason to ...

U.S. History

1) How did Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare lead to American entry into World War I? A: Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare lead to American entry into World War I after German submarines destroyed American ships, killing 128 Americans. 2) How did ...

Civics

The 1st step in adding an amendment to the constitution is the amendment being? Sent to the state legislatures by the president Voted upon by the voters of the united states Proposed by a two-thirds vote of both houses of congress Passed by three - fourths of the sate ...

Social Studies (Check, Please!)

1. Explain how the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the powers of Congress and the presidency. A: The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorized the president to "take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against forces of the United States and to prevent further ...

civics

Please check my answers! 1. The Nineteenth Amendment granted women the right to vote, but women had been fighting for years for this right. Before the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, which existing amendment could women have used to argue that they should have the right to ...

History

Which of the following best explains some of the powers granted the Congress by the Articles of Confederation? A.)Congress could build schools, collect taxes, create a banking system, and create prisons. B.)Congress could declare war, make treaties, create a mail delivery ...

SS

Why did Britain and France adopt a policy of appeasement when meeting with Hitler at the Munich conference A They knew he had an agreement with the Soviet union over Poland B they were led to believe he wouldn't try to take any more territory in Europe Cthey assumed the United...

Social Studies

Under the Articles, each state sent one delegate to Congress. Thus each state, no matter its size or population, had one vote. Congress did have the power to declare war. It could appoint military officers, coin money, and operate post offices. It was also responsible for ...

History

9.)Which answer best summarizes the state's responsibilities to the national government under the Articles of Confederation? A.)States had to pay taxes set by Congress and provide soldiers during war time. B.)States had to provide representatives to Congress but soldiers were ...

American Gov

“At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a joint resolution—a move...

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“At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a joint resolution—a move...

American government

Which power allows congress to check the foreign affairs powers of the president? Eminent domain power Judicial power Taxing and spending power Commerce power**** Which of the following examples reflects an action that congress can take under the war powers? Congress can - ...

Government

If during the war, Congress has the power to declare war, what powers do the other branches of government have during the war?

social studies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. The first state to grant women equal suffrage was ______, in 1869 maryland whyoming califonia newyork 2. Which incident led to congress's declaring war on spain? explosion of the Maine arrest jose marti spanish ships on santinago capture of san juan hill 3. The first action...

8th Grade Social Studies

Under the Articles, each state sent one delegate to Congress. Thus each state, no matter size or population, had one vote. Congress did have the power to declare war. It could appoint military officers, coin money, and operate post offices. It was also responsible for foreign ...

S.S.

4.What can you infer about what Lewis and Clark saw as they moved west from the Mississippi River. -the land on the east coast was more fertile than the land in the west. -the landscape rose sharply and then flattened as they went farther west. -the Mississippi river was ...

History

Which of the following represents how one branch of government checks the other in foreign policy? A:Congress declares war against Iraq. The Pentagon boosts its troop levels. B:The president signs a treaty with Mexico. Congress must approve the treaty.*** C:The Supreme Court ...

AP U.S. History

What diplomatic problems did the french revolution and the war that followed pose for the united states? How did Washington and Congress deal with this problem?

Social Studies

When Adams became President, the war between the French and British was causing great difficulties for the United States on the high seas and intense partisanship [taking of sides] among contending factions within the Nation. His administration focused on France, where the ...

Hiatory

n 1775, A Month After Lexington And Concord, This Declaration Was Written, Mostaly By Thomas Jefferson And John Dickinson, At The___ 1 First continental congress 2 Second Continental congress 3 Confederation Committe 4 Consitition Convention My answer #3

History of America

How did America’s Involvement change after the fall of France and the air war against Britain? Congress declared war on Germany There was no formal change of policy American advisors trained the resistance The President admitted “disappointment” 19. This policy stated ...

GOVERNMENT

Please help. I'm trying to figure these True or False questions. A President's threat to grant amnesty can sometimes convince Congress to make changes in a bill to satisfy the President's objections. T or F I think it's true. Am I right? As the nation has industrialized and ...

Government

What are some reasons why the President was given almost unlimited military powers? What are some possible positive and negative effects resulting from the scope of the President's military power? The effective conduct of a war requires a strict obediance of a chain of command...

history

1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton **** The alien and sedition acts outlined...

Social Studies (Check)

Explain how the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the powers of Congress and the presidency. A: The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the balance of power between Congress and the presidency by handing the war powers from Congress over to the president.

AP U.S History

I have to respond to a DBQ on the Independent Revolution. The question is: To what extent had the colonists developed a sense of their identity and unity as Americans by the eve of the Revolution? My main points are: 1)The end of the French and Indian War in 1763 (led the ...

History of America

This is due tonight! Please help! 18.How did America’s Involvement change after the fall of France and the air war against Britain? Congress declared war on Germany There was no formal change of policy American advisors trained the resistance The President admitted “...

History

Which answer BEST explains how the Articles of Confederation set up government roles for declaring war? A.)Congress could declare war if needed**** B.)The states could declare war if needed C.)Congress could propose war,but the states voted to approve the war D.)The states ...

U.S History - need Help to check my answer

Document A - “Sir, our vessels are now captured when destined to the ports of France and Britain without even the pretext of having on board contraband of war, enemies' property, or having in any other respect violated the laws of nations.. . . . Over and above these unjust ...

history

•Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies? Why?

history

Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies?

American Government

Which of the following reasons best explains why congress enacted the war powers resolution in 1973? a. to grant the president unrestricted authority to send troops abroad b. to allow the president unlimited war powers c. funding for the military d. to limit the president's ...

hist/175

Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies? Why?

American History

Critics of American policy in Vietnam claimed all of the following except that a. the war was a civil conflict in which the United States had no part. b. the president had subverted the role of Congress in declaring war. c. the North Vietnamese Communists were armed with ...

history

Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policie? Can someone please help me thank you!

Texas History

Which war gave Texas its independence from spain? The Mexican war of Independence**** The Spanish american war The war of spanish secession the war of triple alliance

American Government

"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." According to the 10th amendment which powers to the state have? (2 answers) a. The powers not delegated to the ...

Social studies

What presidential power under the constitution led the antifederalists to urge for a bill of rights? A veto power over acts of congress B miltary power, as commander-in-cheif C the power to carry out the laws passed by congress*** D the power to declare states of emergency ...

History

Hey! Just Want A Quick Check Over My Answers! 1. How Did The Zimmermann Note Lead The United States Closer To War? A. It Caused The United States To End Diplomatic Relations With Germany. * B. It Resulted In More U-Boat Attacks On American Ships. C. It Increased American ...

American Government

What was the name of the nonmilitary struggle between the United States and its allies (anti-Communists) and the former Soviet Union and its allies (Communists) that began shortly after World War II and continued through the 1980s? a. Cold War. b. Bolshevik War. c. Vietnam ...

S.S

The question is Wich statement BEST describes the mood of the continental congress in may 1775? a.Few delegates wanted a formal break with britian. b.most delegates wanted to break all ties with britian. c.a majority of delegates believed that war with britian was inevitable. ...

History

How did the war end? As the Allies were dominating, the Central Power was getting weaker. On October 30, 1918 Turkey signed the armistice, a short-term contract to end the war, November 3, 1918 Austria Hungary signed it also, and finally on November 11, 1918 Germany signs it. ...

history

The Wade-Davis Bill passed by Congress, then vetoed by Lincoln, stipulated that _______ percent of voters in a Confederate state must take an oath of future loyalty to the Union before a process of restoration could begin. A. 20 B. 10 C. 70 [D. 50] is my answer correct

US HISTORY

Although the U.S. Congress was still unwilling to declare war in early 1941, Churchill told his war cabinet, “We must patience and trust to the tide which is flowing our way, and to events.” What was it Churchill meant by this remark?

government

congress shares power with the president in the field of foreign affairs. what other powers do congress and the president share? a judicial powers b postal powers c territorial powers d war powers

Government

Please help me with government 1. The 10th amendment to the Constitution reads as follows: " The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." According to the 10th...

American Government

Why was it a problem that Congress did not have the power to tax under the Articles of Confederation? a. Congress wanted to provide more services, but it could not afford to without taxes. b. Congress could not regulate trade between the states. c. Congress had to print its ...

american history

The Wade-Davis Bill passed by Congress, then vetoed by Lincoln, stipulated that _______ percent of voters in a Confederate state must take an oath of future loyalty to the Union before a process of restoration could begin. A. 10 B. 70 C. 20 D. 50 i thinkit is d. 50 is this ...

US History

18. Which U.S. president made the following proposal? "A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike." (Points : 3) ...

History

Word Box : Declaration of Independence US Constitution articles of confederation Federalist Papers Bill of Rights Washingtons Farewell Address, Albany Plan of Union, Olive Branch Petition 1.americas first government,weak, consisted of only legislative branch created during ...

Social Studies

1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton **** The alien and sedition acts outlined...

Civics

The amendment process under the constitution allows the government to Add as many new laws as the congress can pass*** Remain exactly the way the founders envisioned Change to meets the needs of a modern society Levy taxes In times of war and national need Fast Please!

GOVERNMENT HELP

I am confused. Please help A President can use armed forces overseas a. at his or her own discretion b. after a declaration of war has been issued by Congress c. once Congress has approved the decision d. pending approval by Congress within forty-eight hours I think it's (a) ...

American government

1.) Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? A.) Any citizen may propose an amendment. B.) only Congress may propose an amendment. C.) both houses of Congress must pass a resolution to propose an amendment. D.) the president can ...

government

congress shares powers with the president in the field of foreign affairs. what other powers do congress and the president share? a. judicial powers b. postal powers c. territorial powers d. war powers b or c, but ill go with b.

civics

In 1866, the Republican-dominated Congress wanted to make sure that ex-slaves could vote, so they passed a Civil Rights Act declaring ex-slaves to be U.S. citizens. --Why did Congress also submit the 14th Amendment in 1866 confirming citizenship for ex-slaves? A)The president ...

History help!!!!!!!!

Why did the colonists react to the Coercive Acts with boycotts and convening the First Continental COngresss? in 1764, the British Parliament passed the Sugar Act. Many of the colonists were unwilling to pay tax which was imposed - this is what started everything. This was the...

Geography (Ms. Sue)

How does a war on terrorism differ from a conventional war against another country? My answer: A war based upon terrorism differs from a conventional war against another country due to the enemy's objectives. For example, some terrorist groups want territory or want to attack ...

check my work

1. Which of the following best exemplifies how Congress’s use of its weights and measures powers plays an important role in business transactions? (1 point) With uniform and consistent standards, producers are allowed to charge different prices for a pound of flour. With ...

Social studies

Can someone check my answers if there wrong can you give me the right answers please 1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's ...

social studies

How did U.S. participation in World War I impact U.S. foreign policy in the decade immediately after the war? A) The United States joined the League of Nations. B) The United States strengthened its alliances in Latin America. C) The United States used the military to acquire ...

Social Studies

One of the early battles of the war was the (Battle of Gettysburg,First Battle of Bull Run). Battles of Gettysburg? People in many U.S. cities paid their respects to President Lincoln after his (assassination,impeachment). assassination? Republicans in Congress called for the...

american government

Congress’ inability to consistently provide leadership on broad national issues is due to a. the lack of talented leadership in Congress. b. the fragmented nature of Congress. c. constitutional restrictions on Congress’ lawmaking powers. d. the constant threat of a ...

American Government

Congress' inability to consistently provide leadership on broad national issues is due to: A. the lack of talented leadership in Congress. B. constitutional restrictions on Congress' lawmaking powers. C. the constant threat of a presidential veto. D. the fragmented nature of ...

US history

US-Soviet relations during the early years of Reagan Administration: A. improved because NATO decided not to deploy cruise missiles in Europe. B. changed little despite the positive messages sent from the new Soviet leader Andropov. C. worsened because the Soviets decided to ...

US history

US-Soviet relations during the early years of Reagan Administration: A. improved because NATO decided not to deploy cruise missiles in Europe. B. changed little despite the positive messages sent from the new Soviet leader Andropov. C. worsened because the Soviets decided to ...

US history questions

CAN SOMEONE CHECK THESE QUESTIONS, I'M NOT 100% CONFIDENT IN MY ANSWERS? PLEASE THANK YOU! US-Soviet relations during the early years of Reagan Administration: A. improved because NATO decided not to deploy cruise missiles in Europe. B. changed little despite the positive ...

Ashford University

I have (10) questions in History (HIS-204). 1. What is Leon Czolgosz most remembered for? (Points : 1) Anarchism Assassination Socialism Terrorism 2. At the end of the Spanish-American War, what defined the way that the United States attempted to exert its economic will over ...

government 24

the 15th amendment, ratified in 1870, did not ssecure the right of african americans to vote primarily because a. it did not state that voting rights could not be denied to african americans b. the federal government did not intervene to uphold the amendment c. it was repealed...

social studies

Which of the following actions is a check by the executive branch on the actions of the legislative branch? 1. The Senate votes against a treaty made by the President. 2. The President vetoes a bill passed by congress. 3. A federal court declares a presidential order to be ...

History

What colonial body created the declaration of independence? A.)The first Contential Congress B.) 2nd Contential Congress C.)Colonial Assembly D.) The Constitutional Convention

government

in 1997, 26-year-old representative harold ford jr became a member of the 105th congress. what happened the year before this that made his election possible? a. congress passed the voter registration act of 1997 b. congress lowered the age of a member of the house to 26 c. he ...

SOCIAL STUDIES

Nativists believed that some immigrants didn't fit into American culture because their costumes were to different. ---> Prejudice and violent grew as the number of Chinese immigrants increased.----> Based on your reading, which statement best completes the flow chart. A...

US History II

Which one would be right...I don't really understand This is the question: What was the signifianceof the War Powers Resolution of 1973? 1) gives the Executive Branch the power to wage wars instead of leaving that power to Congress to declare it. 2)Congress tried to reverse ...

history

at which meeting was georgia not represented? a. provincial congress b. frist continenental congress c. second continental congress d. council of safety.

Math equation

The Congress of the United States signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Find the difference in years between the year that the Congress signed this document and the year that you were born. I was born 2003. Is this right? y - 1776 = 2003 or 2003 - 1176 = y 6th grade ...

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