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

    In what major way did conflict in the Middle East affect the economy in the United States? A. Conflict in the Middle East caused a sharp drop in energy prices in the United States. B. Conflict in the Middle East disrupted U.S. exports to that region, an important part of the ...
  2. language arts

    "this question asks about your independent reading selection. compare and contrast your independent reading selection with one or two other selections you have read this unit. support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your independent reading selection. ...
  3. History

    Match the following items. ① electors ② excise tax ③ Anti Federalist ④ republic ⑤ electoral college Ⓐ somebody who opposed the Constitution of the United States and the idea of a strong national government Ⓑ the group of people chosen ...
  4. GOVERNMENT

    Explain why the system of checks and balances makes it impossible to change the philosophy of governemtn in one election. The Supreme Court members serve life terms. Only 1/3 of the Senate can be replaced in a given election. Those branches of the government cannot be replaced...
  5. History

    Which of these was President Lincoln's central goal during the Civil War? A.To end slavery in all U.S. states B.To preserve the Union****** C.To keep the U.S. economy from collapsing D.To punish the Southern states for seceding Is it B
  6. Social Studies

    1. The president of the United States is elected by the electoral college. What type of system is this? 2. In ancient Athens (Greece) tribes and generals took turns at power. This is an example of what type of political system? 3.What type of political system is headed by ...
  7. Economics

    Choose an argument in favor of protectionism. Are there any weaknesses in this argument? Be specific. do some research, then take a shot. what are some arguments in favor of protectionism? I have got the first 4 I think but can't figure out the last 2 For each of the following...
  8. geography

    If a state is outside of the contiguous United States, what does this mean? It means that it is not connected to or touching any of the states in the U.S. Such as Hawaii and Alaska. Is this correct?
  9. education

    What is the total budgetexpened in PK-12 Pblic Schooling in the United States Break this down by individual states Please help me and give me the answer to this question
  10. Global Studies (check please)

    The belief, shared by many Americans, that the United States had a right to own all the land from the Atlantic to the Pacific was called a. America's Right ***** b. Manifest Destiny c. The Inheritance d. Free Will Which of the following was neither part of the Confederacy nor ...
  11. cultural diversity ETH125

    o o According to research and news reports within the past 10 years, what are some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society? I DO NOT GET THIS QUESTION AT ALL. IT DOES NOT MAKE SENSE TO ME.
  12. Math

    If it takes 45 minutes to make 15 chairs how long would it take to make 100 chairs.
  13. stat

    Weinberger and Spotts compare the use of humor in television ads in the United States and the United Kingdom. Suppose that independent random samples of television ads are taken in the two countries. A random of 400 television ads in the United Kingdom reveals that 142 use ...
  14. engish

    Write one or two paragraphs in which you address the following points regarding your final project: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 ...
  15. American Constitutional Law

    The final authority to determine the winner of a closely contested election in the House of Representatives is determined by the: A. Supreme Court B. State where election was held C. Senate D. House of Representatives I am stumped on this one. My textbook says the House of ...
  16. American National Government

    The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College. become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. become President without having a recount of ...
  17. American Goverment

    The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to (Points : 1) win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College. become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. become President without having a ...
  18. SS

    The United States signs a free trade agreement with another country that has dramatically different resources. How would this trade treaty affect the United States? Businesses will most likely not offer a variety of products. Consumers will face higher prices as trade deficits...
  19. American Government

    What is the task of a party’s chairperson and the party’s national committee between elections? A. create campaign advertisements B. create volunteer opportunities C. break up the central structure of the party D. increase the power of the party I has to be either a or d
  20. Statistics

    Bill, Mary, and Joe belong to a club of nineteen people. A committee of twelve is to be selected at random from the membership. How many different arrangements are possible. How many of these committees will contain Bill, Mary and Joe at the same time?
  21. Statistics

    Bill,mary,and Joe belong to a club of nineteen people. A committee of twelve is to be selected at random from the membership. How many different arrangements are possible? How many of these committees will contain Bill,Mary, and Joe at the same time?
  22. International Peace

    How does the United States deter North Korea from exploring ballistic missile research in creating an intercontinental ballistic missile?  What should the United States do if it is determined that North Korea is very close to creating the technology to send a missile across ...
  23. Economics

    I'm completely stuck on this question.. Trade barriers only work when..? -infant industries receive the protection. -the United States does not have a trade deficit. -American money is kept in the United States. -other countries do not use trade barriers. I want to say the ...
  24. ethics/125/cultural diversity

    i cannot seem to get anywere ive been trying everything all day please help!!!!!!!!Objective of Exercise: Select any of the subordinate groups from Ch. 1 of the text, provided below. Because the chapter does not list all subordinate groups, you may select any other group that ...
  25. English writing a memo

    please take a look at what I have so far. I need to write a memo using the information below any thoughts or ideas would be great thanks for all of your help :) note must be 6-15 sentences be sure to follow all the rules of grammar,spelling,usage,punctuation. and writing ...
  26. government

    which of the following is a way a bill can become a law without the president's signature a. the president delegates the signing of a bill to the vice president b. the president waits until the congress is not in session c. the president fails to act on the bill withing 10 ...
  27. Math

    In 1800, the area of the United States was 891,364 square miles. After the Louisiana Purchase in1803,the area increased by about 93%. What was the area of the United States after the Louisiana Purchase? Round to the nearest square mile
  28. math

    In a group of 7 men and 8 women, how many committees of 5 can be selected for which there are 2 men and 3 women? What is the probability of selecting a committee of 5 consisting of 2 men and 3 women?
  29. Safety

    I'm confused about who the father of occupational medicine is in the United States? Bernadino Ramazzini is the father of occupational medicine but what country is he for? if its for a diff. country then who is the father of occupational medicine in the United States? Ramizzine...
  30. Ap world

    Which modern-day territories constitute mesoamerica? a Mexico and central america b central and south america c north and south america d most of mexico and the united states e mexico, the united states , and canada
  31. help

    can anyone answer this...if you want me to try first i came up with the answer A. for the following question Which of the following best describes a way in which the United States has helped the Mexican economy to grow? A.allowing Mexican workers in the United States to send ...
  32. math

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2009 there were 21,854,374 veterans in the United States. Veterans of the Korean War accounted for 12.4% of that total, while 10.7% were veterans of World War II. What is the positive difference between the numbers of veterans of the ...
  33. social studies

    in what way could putting a tariff on foriegn shoe imports result in a disadvantage to the untited states economy or to the United states consumers.
  34. History

    What does the phrase "without transcending its authority" suggest about Jackson? Jackson is concerned about abusing the power he has been given. Jackson wants to unite the states but does not have enough control of Congress. Jackson feels the Congress has too much influence on...
  35. 12th grade government/economics

    If no candiate for the presidency wins a simple majority of the total number of electoral votes, what body has the power to choose the president?
  36. 8th grade U.S history

    1. Compare and contrast the cultures of two native tribes. Tell what you did to communicate the United States' sovereignty in the region to two different tribes. 2. Name two tribes that you think would enter into exclusive fur trade with the United States. What evidence makes ...
  37. Literature

    What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
  38. Literature

    What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
  39. government

    the purpose of deciding important bills by a committee of the whole is to a. ensure that every member of the house has a chance to speak about the bill b. talk the bill to death c. speed up the floor debate d. make sure that both houses pass the same version of the bill a
  40. Social studies help quick

    Why do United States citizens have civic responsibilities? A in a republic the president can order any citizen to help. B in a democracy every citizen must earn their rights C in a democracy the country is run by all citizens working together. D in a republic the government ...
  41. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    How many time zones are there in the continental United States? A: There are four time zones in the continental United States?
  42. social studies; AP US

    President McKinley justified American acquisition of the Philippines primarily by emphasizing that a. the Filipinos wanted to be annexed by the United States b. the electoral success of the Republican party depended on their acquisition c. there was no acceptable alternative ...
  43. History

    1.Which event took place soon before The United States annexed Texas. A Sam Houston became president B Texas became a u.s. territory C James Polk became president D Texas wrote a new constitution 2.Which of the following images would be the best symbol of the turning point in ...
  44. 8th grade

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2009 there were 21,854,374 veterans in the United States. Veterans of the Korean War accounted for 12.4% of that total, while 10.7% were veterans of World War II. What is the positive difference between the numbers of veterans of the ...
  45. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Where is Canada’s population density highest? A. In the cities of Northern Canada B. In cities in central Canada<<<<<<< C. In cities along the United States border D. In cities along the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts 2.The highest elevations in ...
  46. History

    1. In the early 1990's, President George H.W. Bush did not want Saddam Hussein, the leader of what country, to get a hold of oil reserves in Kuwait? A. Iraq B. Iran C. Saudi Arabia 2. This government program, designed to help elderly people with their retirement funds, is ...
  47. Social Studies HELP

    2. Which was a part of the Populist Party’s platform? (1 point) tax breaks for farmers*** civil rights for all Americans higher tariffs on foreign goods increased industrial development 3. Whom did Rebecca Latimer Felton replace when she was appointed a senator in the United...
  48. physics

    An audio speaker at a concert emits sound uniformly in all directions at a rate of 100 W. (i) Calculate the sound intensity experienced by a listener at a distance of 8 m from the speaker. The listener moves back from the speaker to protect her hearing. (ii) At what distance ...
  49. social studies

    in the poem o captain my caption, identify all the descriptions Whitman use to compare lincoln to a ship's caption.what kind of a leader dose the speaker consider lincoln?
  50. social studies

    in the poem o captain my caption, identify all the descriptions Whitman use to compare lincoln to a ship's caption.what kind of a leader dose the speaker consider lincoln?
  51. history

    Identify and describe the impact of historical events on the growth of early America Some of the most important events that occurred in America during the 1820's are listed below. Task #1: Research each event and write two or three sentences explaining why this event is ...
  52. geography

    the great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is in extending our commercial relations to have with them as little political connection as possible so far as we have already formed engagements let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith. here let us stop. ...
  53. English

    United Nations, 310, 314, 362  Charter of, 311 Declaration of, 309 United States, 225, 238, 275, 289
In Big Four, 322, 325-7 In League of Nations, 299 Lend-Lease policy of, 307 Neutrality of, 305 As United Nations sponsor, 313 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 316...
  54. gr12 math

    froma group of 6 ladies and 4 men, determine in how many ways a committee of 4 people cxan be selected. a. with no restirctions b. 4 women c. 3 women and 1 men d. 2 women and 2 men e. 4 men
  55. History

    Need help!!! In five sentences, explain the significance of capitalizing the word "Posterity" in the Preamble. "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote ...
  56. History

    4.)During the 1820s and 1830s, many people settled in texas an california. the territories were part of mexico . some thought the united state should annex those territories. the territories were soon independent of mexico they became part of the united states. A.)Mexico and ...
  57. health information

    how does the national committee for quality assurance use health plan employer data and the information set data? be sure to explain how the information that's collected is used and by whom?
  58. Combination math

    The camera club has 5 members and the mathematics club has 8. There is only one member common to both clubs. In how many ways could a committee be formed with at least one member from each club?
  59. Accounting

    Write a memorandum addressed to Irving Backbreaker, the CEO of Delorean Inc., a local carmaker, that addresses the issues you face with turning around Delorean Inc., which is on the brink of bankruptcy. Limit your discussion to identifying issues you see, your next step(s) and...
  60. Statistics

    the international olympic committee states that the female participate in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games was 42%, even with the new sports for women such as weight lifting, hammer throw, and modern pentathalon being added to the Games. Broadcasting and clothing companies want ...
  61. World History

    The Roosevelt Corollary extended the Monroe Doctrine by declaring that a. European powers might collect Latin American debts by force. b. European powers must give up their colonies in Latin America. c. the United States could intervene in Latin America countries if it seemed ...
  62. Social Studies definition

    Presidential- legislative: An elected president leads the government, sharing power with a legislature and with the courts. ( the US is an example of a presidential-legislatie democracy) Question: Which best describes presidential-legislative? a. courts have little power b. ...
  63. SCIENCE

    wHAT IS THE MAJORITY OF AN ATOM MADE OF
  64. Geography

    is most of the United States in the Eastern Hemisphere or the Western Hemisphere? Thank you! United States is in the Western Hemisphere
  65. accounting

    3. Managers would prefer a budget prepared______________________________. (Points : 1) by the budget committee utilizing the top-down approach utilizing the bottom-up approach utilizing none of the methods listed here
  66. English

    Hey I need my answers checked to see if they're right. These answers are based off of the poem Sonnet 57 by William Shakespeare. 1. This poem is like many other Renaissance poems in its A. irrational purpose. B. Emphasis on love. C. rough humor. D. mood of mourning. I chose B ...
  67. Geography

    Is the United Kindom just the united kingdom, or is it made countries like England? I know that sounds stupid...but can somebody help me please?
  68. principle of management

    10. An announcement of the company-sponsored picnic travels from the employees’ social committee to the other employees through email. This communication is ______ and ________. a. Horizontal; informal b. External; informal c. Vertical; informal d. External; formal Is C...
  69. principle of management

    An announcement of the company-sponsored picnic travels from the employees’ social committee to the other employees through email. This communication is ______ and ________. a. Horizontal; informal b. External; informal c. Vertical; informal d. External; formal Is C ...
  70. American History

    What does NAZI stand for? Why does the Nye Committee encourage Isolationism? Why did Congress pass the Neutrality Act of 1935 and what are the exact terms of the Act? List 3 specific outcomes of the Spanish Civil? What are the terms of the Neutrality Acts of 1937
  71. history

    how did yellow journalists create support for the Spanish-American war? A. by writing articles of the political popularity of president Mckinley B.by writing articles of the united states to control cuba C.by writing articles about the destruction of the sugar plantations D. ...
  72. English 2

    Shakespeare uses Calphurnia to build suspense about what will happen in all of the following ways except a.urging Caesar not to go to the Senate. b.recounting all the disturbing omens. c.suggesting that Caesar pretend he is ill. d.relating that she dreamt Caesar was ...
  73. Math

    Wanda is filling saltshakers at tables and booths.There are 24 tables and 12 booths,each with 1 saltshaker.If Wanda has finished filling 17 saltshakers,how many more does she need to fill? 19? Danny is stacking chairs so he can mop the floor.There are 24 tables in the ...
  74. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Where is the majority of Canada’s oil found? A. Along the Atlantic Coast B. Along the border with the United States C. In western Canada<<<<<< D. Near the Arctic Ocean 2. The concept of multiculturalism encourages Canadians to A. embrace English ...
  75. Student teacher needs your help

    Hello, I am planning to teach my 5th grade class how to write a persuasive letter to the President of the United States. However, I need to show them a few examples of how other students wrote their persuasive letters about particular issues. Where online could I find sample ...
  76. Microeconomics

    I am answered the following three mulitipul choise questions using Prisoners Dilemma Scenario. I get confused looking at the table. Question: Each year, the United States considers renewal of Most Favored Nation (MFN) trading status with China. Historically, legislators have ...
  77. math-combinations

    An executive committee of three is selected from a group of ten. Which expression best describes the number of combinations? A. 10P3 (small 10 and 3) B. 10! C. 3P10 (small 3 and 10) D. 10P3/3! (small 10 and 3 on top, big 3! on the bottom)
  78. ACCOUNTING

    Managers would prefer a budget prepared______________________________. (Points : 1) A by the budget committee B utilizing the top-down approach C utilizing the bottom-up approach D utilizing none of the methods listed here ANSWER C
  79. english

    After the committee had deliberated, they __________ a report that included the concerns of the citizens. a) had written b) wrote c) had wrote d) written
  80. business math

    out of 7 men and 5 women, 5 members of a committee are selected. in how many ways can this be done if (a) there must be exactly 3 men (b) there must be more women than men?
  81. Math

    Gasoline accounts for 85% of the motor fuel consumed in the United States every day. If 8,882 thousand barrels (bbl) of motor fuel is consumed each day, how much gasoline is consumed each day in the United States? Round to the nearest barrel. I need help setting up and solving...
  82. statistics

    Is this a descriptive study or an inferential study. I say inferential...... The average professional musicians’ salaries (in thousands) in the United States, England and Germany were complied and compared for years 1997 and 2007. Country 1997 2007 United States 1,200 2,256 ...
  83. I NEED HELP I DON'T KNOW I TRYED EVERYTHING

    in the poem o captain my caption, identify all the descriptions Whitman use to compare lincoln to a ship's caption.what kind of a leader dose the speaker consider lincoln?
  84. HELPPPPPP

    What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection to a friend? Why or why not? Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author ...
  85. Statistics

    The International Olympic Committee states that the female participation in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games was 42%, even with new sports such as weight lifting, hammer throw, and modern pentathlon being added to the Games. Broadcasting and clothing companies want to change ...
  86. English

    1. You can make a rebuttal against/with the speaker. 2. You can rebut against the speaker. 3. You can rebut the speaker. 4. You can rebut with the speaker. (In a debate, which one can be used when a person make a counterargument. Thank you.)
  87. health

    The main purpose of a peer review committee is to A. collect and prepare information to be submitted to the NPDB. B. establish procedures for confidentiality of incident reports. C. identify activities that suggest guidelines aren't being followed. D. examine the work habits ...
  88. Nouns

    In the United States, cell phones are a very popular item. The nouns in this phrase would be "United States" and "cell phones" but would "item" be considered a noun also??
  89. Social Studies.

    How would the history of the United States be different if the Boston Massacre had not happened? How would the history of the United States be different if the Revolutionary War had not happened?
  90. HIS 135

    Describe the teenage culture that first developed in the United States after WWII. Consider why teenagers were considered a separate culture, and describe the characteristics that made their culture unique
  91. Microeconomics

    Each year, the United States considers renewal of Most Favored nation (MFN) trading status with China. Historically, legislators have made threats of not renewing MFN status because of human rights abuses in China. The game below reflects the potential economic gains ...
  92. Government.

    The levl of the nation's debt is: A. Limited by the constitution. B. Always limited by Congress. C. Is not limited by any goverment branch. D. Is not to exceed 10 billion. I know it's not A because my books says that there are no Constitutional limits. I know it's not D ...
  93. Law

    Each of the following is a duty or responsibility of the United Nations EXCEPT: A. Promote respect for human rights B. Fight terrorism and drug trafficking C. Assist refugees D. Consumer protection in the United States is it D
  94. SOCIAL STDIES HELP! 8th

    2. Which was a part of the Populist Party’s platform? (1 point) tax breaks for farmers*** civil rights for all Americans higher tariffs on foreign goods increased industrial development 3. Whom did Rebecca Latimer Felton replace when she was appointed a senator in the United...
  95. Social Studies

    1. Which question would best help you write a report regarding the changes to the political system during Jackson's presidency? (1 point) How did Andrew Jackson react to the results of the election of 1824? When did Andrew Jackson decide to run for president? Did Andrew ...
  96. 6th grade science

    What is true about petroleum? A.Petroleum accounts for most of the energy produced in the world. B. Petroleum fuels most cars,airplanes,trains, and ships. C. The United States consumes a third of the oil produced in the world. D. Three percent of thw world's oil supply is ...
  97. Human Geography

    Which of the following groups is usually the dominant religious group? a) The ethnic religion b) The universalizing religion c) The religious minority d) The religion in power e) The religious majority I'm stuck between the universalizing religion or the religious majority. I'...
  98. math

    from a group of women and 4 men, determine in how many ways a committee of people can be selected with no restrictions? b. 4 women c. 3 women and 1 men d. 2 women 2 man e. 4 men
  99. Law

    Where can I find info to answer this question? Which of the following is true concerning alterations made to a deed in the United States? A: All alterations made to a deed are considered forgery B: Only three words are allowed to be altered on a deed C: Alterations must ...
  100. accounting

    Can anyone help me with this? The board of trustees of a local church is concerned about the internal accounting controls pertaining to the offering collections made at weekly services. They ask you to serve on a three-person audit team with the internal auditor of the ...
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