In the United States Senate, the selection of Committee Chairs and committee appointments are made by: The Senate President The Speaker The Majority Leader

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  1. SS Checj My ANSWERS Please

    Part A What is the basic independent unit of world politics? a) country b) province c) nation* d) organization Part B Which of the following groups is an example of the basic unit you selected in the previous question? a) people who share a common language b) people who choose...
  2. Social Studies

    Have you ever noticed that the most important man in America every day when you are shopping, looking through your wallet, and even going to the bank? Well…the most important man in America is our 1st president George Washington, and he is on our one dollar bill and even the...
  3. creative writing

    if a building plans, working drawings and specifications issued to the building committee in 1876, what would be the cost in todays dollars?
  4. math's, combination

    A group of 25 lecturers includes six mathematicians. in how many ways can a committee of 4 be selected from this group to include at least one mathematician?
  5. Government

    Imagine you are on a committee studying whether or not to make changes to the Electoral College system. What would you recommend? In a well-written paragraph, explain your position with at least three reasons.
  6. History

    3. In order to try to gain control over West Berlin, the Soviet Union *A.) set up a total blockade cutting off that section of the city. B.) threatened the section of the city with troops and tanks. C.) operated a massive airlift to bring in needed supplies. *D.) went to the ...
  7. Statistics

    Please help me figure them out. 1. In the 105th Congress, the Senate consist of 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats. If a committee is formed by randomly selecting four different senators, what is the probability that they're all Republicans? 2. It's common for public opion polls ...
  8. Soc. Studies - Help please

    2nd time asking this question - need further clarification - please What was the outcome of the Alliance for Progress? A.Americans opposed Kennedy’s policies. B.Relations between the United States and Latin America improved. C.Relations between the United States and Latin ...
  9. English essay (please check)

    The following essay is meant to be one of opinion. In it, I am trying to express my opinion on President Obama and his plans for our country. Can you please read it over and tell me what you think of it? Are there any mistakes; what parts do I need to revise? I would ...
  10. Statistics

    Let p1 represent the population proportion of U.S. Senate and Congress (House of Representatives) democrats who are in favor of a new modest tax on "junk food". Let p2 represent the population proportion of U.S. Senate and Congress (House of Representative) republicans who are...
  11. U.S.History

    i really need help with this question Describe the major territorial advances made by the United States in the 19th Century. any info will be helpful
  12. Cultural diversity

    What are some of the changes the united States has made to policies concerning the immigration and treatment of Muslim and Arabix members of society?
  13. US History

    23. A comparison of Native American societies in North America reveals that a. culture and language were the same everywhere b. distinct cultures arose from differences in local climate and terrain c. all were nomadic with little knowledge of agriculture d. local environments ...
  14. Math

    1. The US Senate is composed of 2 senators from each of the 50 states. For a treaty to be ratified, at least two-thirds of the senators present must approve the treaty. Suppose all senators are present and 48 of them have voted in favor of a treaty. What are the possible ...
  15. Civics

    "Rule of law" refers to? Official name for the legislative branch of the national government of the united states Agencies such as the FBI, police department, and sheriff's department of the United States Document that details the structure, functions, and powers of the ...
  16. S.S.

    1. Which of the following is true of the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty? A. It granted the United States a canal zone in the Isthmus of Panama. B. It laid out the terms for the purchase of Panama from Colombia. C. It was intended to restore friendly relations between the United ...
  17. Engish

    1. I don't agree with the statement that ..... 2. I don't agree with the first point that .... 3. I don't agree with the first step that .... (Can we use all the expressions? Which noun should we use? After the opponent speaker made a speech, s speaker of the other team wants ...
  18. History

    Which of the following is not a way that constitutions grant governments power? A)They explain the purpose of the government. B)They set up the structure of the government. C)They identify from which states federal government leaders will come. D)They name the powers given to ...
  19. History

    What was one main outcome of World War II? A)Germany controlled much of Europe. B)The United States emerged as a major world power. C)Great Britain and the United States became lasting enemies. D)Japan developed powerful new military weapons. B
  20. American Government

    5. Which of the following is an example of checks and balances in government? A. Congress can override a presidential veto by a two-thirds vote in each house. B. The legislature and judiciary work together to enact legislation. C. The president appoints the members of the ...
  21. history

    What events caused the National Security Council to suggest the U.S. triple its current defense budget? What time period are you talking about? This might give you some ideas http://209.85.165.104/search?q=cache:Z0jf6XqFj6AJ:intelligence.senate.gov/108161.pdf+National+Security...
  22. History

    What new idea about the role of the United States in the world emerged as a result of World War II? A:Only a return to U.S. isolationism could prevent future conflicts. B:U.S. prosperity hinged on the world peace and economic development C:The war had badly damaged the United ...
  23. Social Studies (Check, Please!)

    1. What caused a division between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the black power movement? A: For Martin Luther King, Jr., Black Power was ‘‘essentially an emotional concept’’ that meant ‘‘different things to different people." However, for the black power ...
  24. history

    Please please check my answers? and correct if needed? Thanks! 1. Which of the following represents an argument for annexing Texas? (1 point) Another slave state would be added, causing political debate. Texas was an independent state, so a treaty would need a two-thirds vote...
  25. Social Studies

    Does the following, need any changes. I yes what are they: Have you ever noticed that the most important man in America every day when you are shopping, looking through your wallet, and even going to the bank? Well…the most important man in America is our 1st president ...
  26. human resources

    Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you address the following considerations related to selection tools: o Name three selection tools that you would consider using for a hiring program at a supermarket. o Choose what you think is the best selection tool or combination ...
  27. Social Studies

    The Northwest Ordinance established all of the following, except rules for territories to become states. denying slavery to new states formed from the territory. preventing new states from entering the United States. the right to education (------my choice
  28. United States Government

    Which of the following is not one of the elements for which the United States could be considered the strongest of the economic powers? a. It exports roughly $1 trillion in goods annually. b. It has a wide base of natural resources. c. It has the most technological know-how. d...
  29. science

    As the United States is one of the largest contributors to atmospheric carbon emissions, what specific policies might the United States enact to reduce its impact on global climate change? Using at least two scholarly or reputable resources and your textbook, discuss the ...
  30. History

    1: Which of the following is true about foreign policy in the United States? A:The goals of foreign policy may change depending on the president, but the methods used are always the same. B:The methods used to enact foreign policy may change depending on the president, but the...
  31. Essay help needed please

    Can some one check it Choose apiece of literature you have read and describe how it has affected you. For many people, the image that comes to mind when they hear, the word slavery is the Transatlantic Slave Trade. We think of the buying and selling of people, their shipment ...
  32. S.S HELP FAST

    (The sign "*" means that's my answer I chose for the question) Part A What is the basic independent unit of world politics? a) country b) province c) nation* d) organization Part B Which of the following groups is an example of the basic unit you selected in the previous ...
  33. college essay help me

    can someone check my essay now thanks Choose apiece of literature you have read and describe how it has affected you. For many people, the image that comes to mind when they hear, the word slavery is the Transatlantic Slave Trade. We think of the buying and selling of people, ...
  34. Social Studies

    1)What is one example of the way a rise in productivity during the 19 fifties improve the standard of living in the United States? It gave workers more time off It led to sharp increase in urbanization It led to the end of discrimination in the United States It eliminated poverty
  35. Social Studies

    what is one example if the way a rise in productivity during the 1950s improved the standard of living in the united states? A.It gave workers more time off. B.It led to a sharp increase in urbanization. C.It led to the end of discrimination in the United States. D.It ...
  36. CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government

    *** By my answer Please check! 1. Which statement best describes the importance of the Magna Carta? (1 point) British judges should hold judicial power. Even the king must respect certain rights of the people.*** Federalism is the best form of government. Parliament should ...
  37. Social Studies

    Who is Cincinnatus? A.A dictator that served for 16 days B. A dictator that served till death c.A plebeian d.a member of the senate My answer:B Plz help me
  38. government

    what nonlegislative action has the senate performed only during the presidencies of andrew johnson and bill clinton a. voted to acquit b. voted to impeach c. withdrew deficit financing d. declared bankruptcy b
  39. criminal justice

    Evaluate how television shows and movies of fictional police influence public attitudes about law enforcement in the United States. Address whether the majority of portrayals of law enforcement are positive or negative, decide if you believe real police officers are equal to ...
  40. Social Studies/History

    Can someone please help me(without giving me the answers) with some research. Each question asks about to people, but I have to answer for each person separately. The two people are Frederick Douglass, and Andrew Jackson. After all of that is done it still has to be turned ...
  41. social studies

    Independence Declared 1. How did the leaders of Texas declare independence from Mexico? 2. How did the Texans set up their new country? 3. Circle what happended first at the Convention of 1836. A : The singing of the constitution or B : The acceptance of the declaration of ...
  42. statistics

    Set up the null and alternative hypothesis for the following problem. A survey reported the planning habits of men and women. The question asked, "how do you primarily keep track of meetings, appointments and deadlines?" 56% of men and 46% of women answered, "in my head." Let ...
  43. Contemporary Business Communication

    What kind of unwanted reaction will I encounter when trying to convince a business committee to accept my proposal for a professional photography studio in their building?
  44. Math

    A class consists of 16 boys,12girls, and 2 teachers. How many different committees of size eight can be formed if the committee must consist of 4 boys 3 girls and one teacher?
  45. government

    Which of the following bodies was Thomas Jefferson NOT a member of? a.)The Massachusetts Colonial Legislature b.)The Continental Congress c.)The Virginia House of Burgesses =d.)The Virginia Committee of Correspondence
  46. math stats

    Set up the null and alternative hypothesis for the following problem. A survey reported the planning habits of men and women. The question asked, "how do you primarily keep track of meetings, appointments and deadlines?" 56% of men and 46% of women answered, "in my head." Let ...
  47. Social Studies

    When the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates following the 2001 recession, what did more people start to do? A. buy homes B. default on loans C. invest in dot-coms D. sell stock shares The United States used diplomacy to broker peace agreements in which of the following ...
  48. SPANISH

    NAME OF A FAMOUS SPANISH PERSON WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THE UNITED STATES
  49. civics

    "…the Laws of the United States…and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby…" Which type of government does the passage describe? A. ...
  50. English/Grammar Tutor Please !!!!!!!!!

    As the public uproar over generic drug and off-patent, off-exclusivity branded drug price gouging heightens, state experts and patient activists in Maryland are lobbying for politicians to implement a law that would prohibit price gouging of important off-patent non-brand ...
  51. Social studies

    what effect did john hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of britain france germany russia and japan? A:it provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States B:it caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China C:it ...
  52. U.S. History

    1.) How did Bush v. Gore affect national politics? a.) It called for the beginning of a lengthy recount in the state f Flordia. b.) It questioned the validity of George W. Bush's Election as president. **** c.) The supreme court awarded Florida's votes to Al Gore, causing the ...
  53. APUSH

    Please help! What event made the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles virtually impossible? a. The fact that Wilson had not taken any representatives from the opposition to France b. Wilson's open contempt for the opposition in the Senate c. Wilson's tactics of delay, ...
  54. social studies 8th

    1. Which of the following was a cause of the Great Depression? (Choose all that apply.) (3 points) the Stock Market Crash of 1929 Prohibition Failed crops and drought A lack of demand for goods 2. What was the impact of the boll weevil? (Choose all that apply.) (2 points) The ...
  55. History, please check

    1. Which was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation? (1 point) Congress did not have the power to create a military. Congress did not have the power to tax the states.*** States had no way to settle disputes between other states. States had to relinquish their sovereignty...
  56. s.s

    All persons born or naturalized in the united States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they resize. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the ...
  57. Math

    Mr. Thatch needs to buy tables and chairs for his office suite. Tables cost $90 and chairs cost $40. Mr. Thatch can spend no more than $1,000. a. Write an inequality that expresses this situation in terms of the number of tables(t) purchased and the number of chairs(c) ...
  58. Math

    Mr. Thatch needs to buy tables and chairs for his office suite. Tables cost $90 and chairs cost $40. Mr. Thatch can spend no more than $1,000. a. Write an inequality that expresses this situation in terms of the number of tables(t) purchased and the number of chairs(c) ...
  59. English 4

    Sonnet 43 is mainly about A. the death of the speaker's beloved. B. the appearance of the speaker's beloved. C. the ways in which the speaker loves her beloved. D. the speaker's religious beliefs. B ?
  60. Question

    Mrs.sue Can you just give me the answer ive really had a hard day.and i don't expect you to take pittey i just really need the answer -_- How did the haitian revolution impact the history of the united states? A.It brought the united states into a war with spain over cuba. B....
  61. History, Urgent

    How did the Louisiana Purchase set a precedent for the powers held by the President of the United States? If someone could copy & paste, I cannot follow links... and I need to know this. I have a test tomorrow, and i need to study. This is my last question to study for. Thank ...
  62. Math156

    As a source the reporter uses a graph that states the average number of firearms per owner is 4.5. If the reporter created a headline that every person in the united states owns more than 2 firearms. Should the editor accept the headline ? I am thinking no, because it is not ...
  63. social studies

    What effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia and Japan? a. It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States b. It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China c...
  64. com140

    What kinds of unwanted reactions might you encounter when trying to convince the business committee to accept your proposal for a new service? What steps can you take to ensure you convey the purpose of your message to the audience?
  65. math

    to allow for more dancers the country club can increase the dimensions of the dance floor in 5 foot increments in either direction; however, the committee would like to maintaine a square shape.
  66. government

    I am doing a research paper on senator Debbie Stabenow and I cant find some information. What are her years of experience, committee membership and party duties? also how is she viewed by different special interst groups? thanks!
  67. U.S. History

    1.) All of the following were causes of U.S. Isolationism in the 1930's except. a.) The economic troubles of the great depression. b.) The findings of the NYE committee c.) The passage of the neutrality acts. d.) The rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe. C.
  68. Math

    Assume that you have 7 dimes and 5 quarters (all distinct), and you select 4 coins. In how many ways can the selection be made so that at least 3 coins are dimes?In how many ways can the selection be made so that at least 3 coins are dimes?
  69. Algebra

    A company's board of directors wants to form a committee of 3 of its members. There are 4 members to choose from. How many different committees of 3 members could possibly be formed?
  70. Social Studies

    Why didn't countries other than the United States take a leadership role in the world after World War II? A)The United States was one of the only democracies strong enough to fight communism. B)The United States was the only Western nation with a military force are World War ...
  71. English

    How would you handle the following situations? In your answers, refer to specific skills that you might use, and include words that you might say. Remember that a chairperson is a polite and tactful communicator. a. Your social studies group is supposed to be discussing the ...
  72. English/ please revise

    The issue arising out of the Yunis case is the concern over the authority of the United States statues permitting extraterritorial jurisdiction and application of the United States constitution to aliens. Thus, Yunis argued that under general principles of International law, a...
  73. government

    in the steps of the legislative process, the event that would happen last in the house is a. placement on a calendar b. a rule by the house rules committee c. referral to a subcommittee d. debate on the floor b
  74. History

    What effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and Japan? A)It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States B)It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China C)...
  75. Social Studies

    I NEED HELP QUICK!!!! what effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain France Germany Russia and Japan? 1. it provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States. 2. it caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their...
  76. government

    within the past two years, what are some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society
  77. explain the difference between muslims and arabs

    what are some of the changes the united states has made to policies concerning the treatment of muslim and arabic members of societys
  78. hi govt party politcs

    hi we are doing a mock senate in my government class. my committee name is appropriations and they give money to other committees and i got assigned to arizona and i'm a republican. in real life, i'm a democrat, liberal. so i'm just having a hard time think in a republican ...
  79. american goverment

    7. Which is, by design, most removed from popular control? (1 point) state governor state house of representatives state senate state supreme court I M THINKING ITS D
  80. Algebra help

    Your cost c to buy w pounds of walnuts at $6/Ib represented by c = 6w A truck originally held 24 chairs. You remove 2 chairs at a time. The number of chairs n remaining after you make t trips is represented by n= 24-2t. The volume V remaining in a 243-ft^3 pile of gravel ...
  81. sociology

    if united states support capital punishment would be willing t abandon it if convicted murderers could be sentenced to life imprisonment with absolutely no chance of parole? similarly if united states oppose the death penalty would they change their opinion if evidence emerged...
  82. sociology

    if united states support capital punishment would be willing t abandon it if convicted murderers could be sentenced to life imprisonment with absolutely no chance of parole? similarly if united states oppose the death penalty would they change their opinion if evidence emerged...
  83. geography

    Will you please check my answers? 1. What continents are located on a single land mass? Antarctica and Australia 2. In what direction would you be going if you were to fly from South Dakota to North Carolina? Southeast 3. In what part of the United States is Washington DC ...
  84. basic english

    The president invited Senator Smith to the White House for a meeting before preparing his address to the United States congress. Which of the following is an error in capitalization in the sentence above? The word “president” should be capitalized The word “Senator” ...
  85. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    1). How does the population of brazil resemble that of the United States? A: The population of Brazil resembles that of the United States as both of these countries' populations consist of a diverse mixture of ethnic groups. 2). Which European country sent the most settlers to...
  86. English

    . The president invited Senator Smith to the White House for a meeting before preparing his address to the United States congress. 3.Which of the following is an error in capitalization in the sentence above?   The word "president" should be capitalized . . The word "Senator...
  87. history help

    Four major candidates ran in the 1824 election, all under the "Democratic-Republican" name. One of the candidates, Andrew Jackson, was already famous. In the 1780s, he earned the right to practice law and served in various offices of the state government, including senator. He...
  88. History

    Four major candidates ran in the 1824 election, all under the "Democratic-Republican" name. One of the candidates, Andrew Jackson, was already famous. In the 1780s, he earned the right to practice law and served in various offices of the state government, including senator. He...
  89. business 110

    I am taking a business class and I cant find an aswser for this question can someone help? Cory is at the top of her companys organization chart. Which of the following is most likely to be her job title? Choose one answer. a. executive manager b. president c. manager d. vice ...
  90. English

    1-2. Although Jenny chose the songs from her __ that she knew best, she wasn't complacent about being prepared. Afraid she would __ the night of the concert, she practiced the songs over and over. 3-4. The __ of the lecture was that although the United States encourages free ...
  91. English

    1. Fifty states make up the U.S.A. 2. Fifty states compose the U.S.A. 3. Fifty states comprise the U.S.A. 4, The U.S.A. is composed of fifty states. 5. The U.S.A. consists of fifty states. 6. The U.S.A. is made up of fifty states. (Are they all grammatical and the same?)
  92. HISTORY

    What kind of power does senate have more than the house of representatives ?' A)executive power B)judical power C)bargaining power D)political power
  93. ss more more more

    The United States had strong ties to north Africa and Southwest Asia. This region lies where that continents of Africa, Asia, in Europe meet. It is a region inhabited by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. As in past years, old conflicts in this region continued after 2000, in new ...
  94. American Government

    Hey guys could you please check this thanks. The directions are either the following statements are true or false. 1. ------ Article I of the constitution refers to the Legislative Branch. Answer: True 2. ----- Congress is made up of two chambers, the senate and the president...
  95. Social studies

    Four major candidates ran in the 1824 election, all under the "Democratic-Republican" name. One of the candidates, Andrew Jackson, was already famous. In the 1780s, he earned the right to practice law and served in various offices of the state government, including senator. He...
  96. American government

    What kind of power does the senate have more of then the house of representatives? Executive power***** Judicial power Bargaining power Political power
  97. American government

    What kind of power does the senate have more of then the house of representatives?  Executive power  Judicial power  Bargaining power  Political power*****
  98. eth- please revise

    Immigration policy in the United States deals with people that are entering the country; especially, those who plan to work and remain illegally. In essence, when it comes to the issue of immigration, it is really delicate to admit that the United States Government policy ...
  99. American Gov

    2. Members of the Senate were originally chosen by the House of Representatives- True? 7. Which of the following does not serve to limit the power of the federal government? a. Tenth Amendment b. voting rights c. state legislators d. Bill of Rights C? Thanks -MC
  100. history (reed)

    1. which action does not occur in a committee a. killing a bill b. revising a bill c. signing a bill into law d. holding public hearing
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