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. History Essay

    How does this sound so far? It is the introduction to an essay about the history of Canada. The History of Canada The broad and beautiful country of Canada stretches from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Atlantic Ocean in the east and form the Arctic Ocean in the north to ...
  2. Ethics

    What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? Have you learned something new about your own cultural history? Trends in immigration will continue to shape the face of the United States. ...
  3. ethnic

    What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? Have you learned something new about your own cultural history? Trends in immigration will continue to shape the face of the United States. ...
  4. 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.
  5. Government

    How is the number of Electoral College seats per state determined? -by the number of delegates assigned to the state -by the total number of House and Senate representatives -by the traditional number signed under the 12th amendment -by giving each state seats Is the answer b?
  6. Government US

    38. Regarding Soviet foreign policy, President Harry Truman believed that the Soviet Union was a. an implacable foe that required direct opposition. b. a regional threat. c. not a threat to its neighbors, Europe, or the United States. d. likely to evolve into a true democracy ...
  7. health

    Puerto Ricans. * Identify and describe which, if any, of these creation and consequence situations the group has faced: Creation: migration, annexation, or colonization Consequences: extermination, expulsion, secession, segregation, fusion, or assimilation * Write a fictional...
  8. History

    What is one way the legislative branch is kept from becoming to powerful? A. It is divided into two lawmaking bodies, a House and Senate, which check and balance one another.** B. It is unable to finalize any laws. C. Its members meet only twice a decade. D. Its members can ...
  9. Quantitative Methods

    7) President’s job approval rating is frequently reported in news programs. You will hear statements such as: “Among likely voters, the President’s job approval rating is 46% with a margin of error of 6%.” a) What percent confidence interval do you think they are ...
  10. grammar

    This is about subject-verb agreement. How should I re-write this sentence: "Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background." "Each of the instructors are attending the conference next weekend." How should I write...
  11. American History

    Were the majority of states that did not ratify the Equal Rights Amendment located in the Southeast?
  12. politics

    Senatorial courtesy: A. gives a senator a role in appointing judges. B. means that questioning judicial nominees follows committee seniority. C. played a role in confirming judges in the nineteenth century but is no longer practiced. D. refers to senators not criticizing one ...
  13. Physics

    When speaker A is working the sound intensity at a particular location is 85 dB. When speaker B is working (without speaker A), it is 80 dB. What will it be if both speakers are working together?
  14. physics

    When speaker A is working the sound intensity at a particular location is 85 dB. When speaker B is working (without speaker A), it is 80 dB. What will it be if both speakers are working together?
  15. statistics

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture claims that the mean consumption of coffee by the person in the United States is 24.2 gallons per year. A random sample of 120 people in the United States shows that the mean coffee consumption is 23.5 gallons per year with a standard ...
  16. AP U.S. History

    which of the following best describes the situation of freedmen in the decade following the Civil War? A)Each was given 40 acres of land and a mule by the Union government B)All were immediately granted political equality by the Emancipation Proclamation C)The majority entered...
  17. Maths

    A committee of 6 people is to be selected randomly from a group of 11 men and 12 women. Find the number of possible committees if: a) a particular woman is included b) a particular man is not included c) there are to be 4 women and 2 men
  18. algebra

    Gasoline accounts for 85% of the motor fuel consumed in the United States every day. If 8,882 thousand barrels (bbl) of motor fuel are consumed each day, how much gasoline is consumed each day in the United States (to the nearest gallon)?
  19. English

    Thank you for your help. 1. He made a promise. 2. He made an appointment. 3. He made a word. 3-2. He gave his word. 3-3. He made his word. [#3 is wrong. #3-3 is wrong.(?) All the others are right. Is that right?] 4. He kept his promise. 5. He kept his appointment. 6. He kept ...
  20. Business

    You work for the city of Bigtown's legal department. Bigtown has been trying for years to attract more convention business, but it has been unsuccessful to date. The new mayor was voted in on the tagline, "I'll make Bigtown the place to see and be seen." It's been six months ...
  21. Social Studies

    1. Why was the presidency of George Washington considered to be so significant? 2. Why were Northern states in favor of Hamilton's protective tariff? 3. What did Washington mean when he wrote that the maxim "honesty is the best policy" should be applied to foreign relations? 4...
  22. Business English Memo

    Scenario: You've been put in charge of planning a one day departmental training seminar with Dr. Melanie Dobler as the speaker. You must make travel arrangements for the speaker, reserve a company room large enough for the number of people attending, and requisiton any ...
  23. SS

    5.How did the United States change as it became more economically independent? (Select TWO) Population decreased as trade with other nations was stifled. The growth of factories and trade led to the growth of American cities. Congress chartered the Second Bank of the United ...
  24. Math

    Which of the following types of information is suited for display on a double-line graph? A. annual changes in Melody’s height and weight from 5 to 10 years old B. number of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate during the past decade C. monthly sales of two different ...
  25. Algebra

    From a group of 6 men and 4 women, a committee of 3 is to be selected at random. Find P(at least 2 women). It might be a little out of order but this is what I got. C(10,2) (10*9*8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1)/(8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1*2*1) =45 C(6,2) (6*5*4*3*2*1)/(2*1) =360 C(4,2) (4*3*2*1)/(2*1 =...
  26. Miya

    what was one strength of the articles of confederation? A. It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. •• B. it gave the federal government power to impose taxes. C. It gave congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the president. D. It provided congress...
  27. government

    why does the constitution guarantee that the courts may not prosecute members of congress for what they say in the house or senate in relation to congressional business? a. members never criticize one another b. freedom of speech is a vital part of legislative debate c. the ...
  28. English

    Welcome to the English debate. I'd like all of you to take part in this debate. The MC will preside over the debate. I'd like you, the speakers, to come to the front with desks and chairs and be seated on your chairs facing your classmates. On the right, three desks and chairs...
  29. HELP History

    How did Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee help produce a Red Scare? Used public fear Intercepted and decoded Soviet message Campaigned to ease media censorship Arrested and prosecuted thousands of radicals Used public fear?
  30. Fundamentals of business law

    You work for the city of Bigtown's legal department. Bigtown has been trying for years to attract more convention business, but it has been unsuccessful to date. The new mayor was voted in on the tagline, "I'll make Bigtown the place to see and be seen." It's been six months ...
  31. socialstudies

    1. Which is an example of checks and balances? The constitution contains a bill of rights that details the basic rights of the state’s citizens. The constitution clearly outlines voting requirements and the qualifications for holding public office. The legislative branch ...
  32. Social studies

    Which of the statements best demonstrates the outcomes of the double V campaign A. Germany surrendered and the Allies defeated Mussolini after a long standoff. B. Franklin Roosevelt ended discrimination in hiring practices for government businesses and Victory over Japan day ...
  33. Math

    Could someone please help me out with the data homework? All I need is someone to check my answers. If any are incorrect could you please explain what I did wrong. 1. A student must answer 7 of 10 questions on an exam. How many different sets of questions can be answered if a...
  34. English

    Now do you have any opinions different from the speaker? Raise your hands, please and let us know your different opinions. You can make a counterargument about the speaker’s insist. The speaker should point to one student, and then he or she should make a counterargument. ...
  35. math

    A three person committee is formed with the following people to be considered: A, B, C, D, E. How many different three-person committees can be formed from these five? what is the best way to set up a diagram to answer this question? can you show how to do it or tell what the ...
  36. math

    there are 15 students including john and mary, in the art club of a school a committee of 3 men consists of chairman secretary and treasurer is selected from the club. if john and mary cannot be both selected how many different committees can be formed ? thank you:)
  37. History

    Can someone help me with these 2 questions please? thanks!! :) 1. Why did President Madison veto a bill that supported government funding of internal improvements? (1 point) The Second Bank of the United States did not have enough money to pay for the improvements. Turnpike ...
  38. English

    Please help me to correct Grammar 2. To what extent is CA relate to culture? Is it possible to analyze a particular conversation with no regard of cultural schemata? Support your argument with what you have learnt in this course. Conversation analysis concern with analysis of ...
  39. Science

    Should there be more or less exploration and mining on public lands in the United States? Explain your answer. Background: In completing this discussion question, you may want to list the pros and cons of allowing more mineral exploration and mining on public lands in the ...
  40. SS

    Which situation is more likely to occur in a market economy than a command economy? People line up for cheap but scarce products. A student is guaranteed a job out of college. An inventor designs and produces a new type of car. A committee chooses which farms should receive ...
  41. Math

    Congresswoman Smith opened the Post and saw that a bean-counting scandal had been leaked to the press. Outraged, Smith immediately called an emergency meeting with the five other members of the Special Congressional Scandal Committee, the busiest committee on Capitol Hill. ...
  42. Management Theory, Practice, and Application

    How has management changed due to the increased role of globalization? Would a good leader in one country automatically be a good leader in another country? What characteristics should a leader have to make them successful globally?
  43. Math

    Out of 4 architects, 6 engineers and 9 electricians, how many ways can a group of 6 people be formed to attend a forum if: a. there is an equal number of architects, engineers and electricians b. two particular engineers cannot be in the committee? c. there are at least 3 ...
  44. Math

    3. The population of Columbus, Ohio, in 2014 was about 823,000. The population of the United States was about 319 million in 2014. (a) Write each population in scientific notation. (b) About how many times larger was the population of the United States than the population of ...
  45. hhisttorry

    Which "act of Mexico herself," referred to by President Polk in this passage, was the cause of war between the United States and Mexico? (1 point) Mexico’s refusal to discuss the U.S. offer to buy California and New Mexico Mexico’s massacre of the Alamo defenders Mexican ...
  46. Environmental Science

    In completing this discussion question, you may want to list the pros and cons of allowing more mineral exploration and mining on public lands in the United States. Consider these factors in reaching your decision regarding exploration and mining on these lands. Do you think ...
  47. physics

    Two loudspeakers, A and B, are driven by the same amplifier and emit sinusoidal waves in phase. The frequency of the waves emitted by each speaker is 172 \rm Hz. You are 8.00 \rm m from speaker A. Take the speed of sound in air to be 344 \rm m/s. What is the closest you can be...
  48. U.S. History

    Explain why President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. A: President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System to restore public confidence in the banking system. The United States had not had a central bank since the 1830s...
  49. college

    i am not good with history and i have an assignment on how the united states became involved with the politics in southeast Asia and how it affected the politics in the united sates. If anybody can help me it would be greatly appreciated
  50. English

    1. It is said that, it he had not lived, the United States might be two countries, instead of one. 2. It is said that, as he lived, the United States may not be two countries, instead of one. --------------- Does #1 mean #2? Otherwise, what other statements can we use instead ...
  51. 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...
  52. 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. ...
  53. Language arts .

    "This question asks about your independent reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question" "Has your independent reading selection grabber your attention? Tell the title and author of your selection and then in 3-5 sentences explain why ...
  54. History

    3. Support for the Mexican-American War are most closely connected with support for which of these ideas? A.) Manifest Destiny**** B.) Transcendentalist Movement C.) Great Awakening D.) Monroe Doctrine 4. Read the information below: During the 1820's and 1830's, many people ...
  55. English/ please help revise

    In the Federal Court case United States vs. Fawaz Yunis, five men hijacked a Jordanian airliner. Among the passengers were two American citizens who were apparently not the target of the terrorist activity. Hijackers latter released the passengers and blew up the aircraft. The...
  56. SS

    The map shows the areas of New York with more dots than the places by the Ohio River. Based on the information from the map what can you infer about industry in the united states? A- Manufacturing was a key part of the economy in the northeast. B- agriculture was the major ...
  57. Leadership-Check #2

    Please check my new copy: I believe the essential qualities a leader must possess are to set a vision and to be able to lead. A leader must be able to set a vision to seek for improvement and change the mistakes. A leader must be able to set a vision for improvement to make ...
  58. Social Studies (CHECK ANSWERS)

    6. Each looked for an easier triumph, and a result less fundamental and and astounding. Both read the same bible and pray to the same god; and each invokes his aid against the other. It may seem strange that any man should dare to ask a just gods assistance in wringing their ...
  59. Civics

    The most important effect of the amendments that have been added to the Constitution since the Civil War has been that more people are eligible to become citizens more people are involved in the political process *** more people immigrate to the United States each year more ...
  60. math

    kim put i chair around the table .two sides of the table have 5 chairs. two sides of the table have 2 chairs. how many chairs did kim use
  61. english

    Which of the following would be an example of an emotional appeal that is part of a persuasive message? A. "All of the ingredients we use are home-grown in the United States." B. "We can save 20% in labor costs if we relocate our plant to the Midwest." C. "Collectively our ...
  62. Social Studies

    (Can you please check my answers)one major landform that is found in both united states and canada is A. The Kilauea Volcanos B. The Rocky Mountains (C.) The Great Basin D. Mount Logan 2 Why are the Great Lakes important to both the United States and Canada A. They form the ...
  63. Us History

    Task: Identify two events (Monroe Doctrine & Open Door Policy) in U.S History that demonstrate how the U.S has promoted the national interest by taking foreign policy actions and for each event : .Discuss the historical circumstances that led the United States to take that ...
  64. stats

    You are a travel agent and wish to estimate, with 95% confidence, the proportion of vacationers who plan to travel outside the United States in the next 12 months. Your estimate must be accurate within 3% of the true proportion Find the minimum sample size needed, using a ...
  65. History

    In your own words answer each questions 150 words 1. Why are elections in the United States longer, more expensive, and more candidate-centered than in European democracies? 2. Knowing that the right to vote has been such a hard-fought entitlement, why do so few Americans ...
  66. civics 7th Grade

    "the Laws of the United Statesand 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? (3 points) A. ...
  67. HISTORY MS SUE

    You have been extremely helpful. I rethought # 15 and # 29. Are they both A? Can you please help me with my final group of questions, then I won't bother you anymore. I will begin to study. Thank you. 23. When legal issues have arisen out of foreign policy disputes between the...
  68. 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...
  69. I need one more help

    In 1619, the Virginia Company in London agreed to let the colonists have some say in their government. What was the name of the assembly that had the right to make local laws for the colony? the House of Representatives the Jamestown Council the Virginia Senate the House of ...
  70. Social Studies

    2. Why were Northern states in favor of Hamilton’s protective tariff? (1 point) The tariff protected the North from paying any additional fees when exporting their goods. The tariff allowed manufacturers in the North to charge higher prices for their products. The tariff ...
  71. math

    Gasoline accounts for 85% of the motor fuel consumed in the united states every day. If 8,882 thousand barrel (bbl) of motor fuel is consumed each da, how much gasoline is consumed each day in the united states? round to the nearest barrel.
  72. Georgia State History

    What is a compromise? Explain why a compromise was necessary at the Constitutional Convention to agree on the structure of the new American Government. (Answer the questions below) One group of delegates believed: They believed the convention would break up. /!\ Another group ...
  73. s.s

    4. How did the United States change as it became more economically independent? (Select TWO correct responses.) Population decreased as trade with other nations was stifled. The growth of factories and trade led to the growth of American cities. Congress chartered the Second ...
  74. us history

    which of the following is the most important political result of the election of 1800? A)it proved that the nations who thought the united states would not last were right. b)it proved that unpopular law and actions could get a sitting president reelected. C)it showed that ...
  75. Social Studies

    Nazis killed about how many Jews in the Holocaust of World War II? A. 10,000 B. 100,000*** C. 500,000 D. 6 million The Homestead Act of 1862 gave free what to settlers? A. food B. water C. houses D. land*** which of the following was NOT granted to the United States as a ...
  76. Social studies

    which of the following is true about textiles and georgia economy 1. the states textile industry has found it difficult to complete with overseas textile industries 2. four major carpet companies are located in goergia 3.georgia is a world leader in carpet production 4.much of...
  77. Math

    You run a small furniture business. You sign a deal with a customer to deliver up to 500 chairs, the exact number to be determined by the customer later. The price will be $120 per chair up to 400 chairs, and above 400 the price will be reduced by $0.25 per chair (on the whole...
  78. Math

    You run a small furniture business. You sign a deal with a customer to deliver up to 500 chairs, the exact number to be determined by the customer later. The price will be $120 per chair up to 400 chairs, and above 400 the price will be reduced by $0.25 per chair (on the whole...
  79. Math

    You run a small furniture business. You sign a deal with a customer to deliver up to 500 chairs, the exact number to be determined by the customer later. The price will be $120 per chair up to 400 chairs, and above 400 the price will be reduced by $0.25 per chair (on the whole...
  80. Geography

    What is not an example of Reapportionment? A. Rust Belt states losing representatives B. Sunbelt states gaining representatives C. Redistricting with equal representation D. Gerrymandering without equal representation E. Majority-Minority district with equal representation C?
  81. Geography

    What is not an example of Reapportionment? A. Rust Belt states losing representatives B. Sunbelt states gaining representatives C. Redistricting with equal representation D. Gerrymandering without equal representation E. Majority-Minority district with equal representation D?
  82. Math HELP PLEASE

    What was one strength of the Articles of Confederation? A it allowed states to make decisions for themselves B it gave the federal government power to impose taxes C it gave congress the authority to over turn decisions made by the president D it provided congress with a means...
  83. Government.

    Why does the Constitution guarantee that the courts cannot prosecute members of Congress for what they say in the House or Senate in relation to congressional business? a - Members never criticize one another. b - Freedom of speech is a vital part of legislative debate. c - ...
  84. Biology - Please check?

    How does artificial selection differ from natural selection? (Free response) Here is what I wrote: While both of these selections have to do with breeding, artificial selection (same as selective breeding) is where either plants or animals are intentionally bred for scientific...
  85. Civics

    This table shows the member countries of the International Monetary Fund with the top 10 per capita GDPs in the world as of 2010: Country GDP per capita Qatar $88,222 Luxembourg $81,466 Singapore $56,694 Norway $51,959 Brunei $48,333 United Arab Emirates $47,439 United States...
  86. 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 ...
  87. History

    1)Which statement best explains how the War of 1812 contributed to the growth of the United States to include these states? A) Large numbers of soldiers later settled in the territories where the war had been fought. B) Military heroes from the war went into politics in the ...
  88. History

    How many new states and territories were part of the United States in 1920 which were not part of the U.S. in 1890? 4 I think...?
  89. english

    Write a memo of 6–15 sentences based on the scenario given here. You’ve been put in charge of planning a one-day departmental training seminar with Dr. Melanie Dobler as the speaker. You must make travel arrangements for the speaker, reserve a company room large enough for...
  90. Math

    Could someone tell me if I got these problems right. A man used 1 pt. 9fl oz. of cleaner, then he used 2 pt 10 fl oz. out of a 3 qt. bottle. How much cleaner is left? = 1 pt. 13 floz The United States emitted 19.5 million t of nitrogen oxides(NO) into the atmosphere in 1987. ...
  91. History

    The majority of states that did not ratify the Equal Rights Amendment were located in the A. Northeast. B. Midwest. C. West. D. Southeast. Is it D?
  92. HISTORY

    The majority of states that did not ratify the Equal Rights Amendment were located in the A. Southeast. B. Northeast. C. Midwest. D. West.
  93. English

    The sentence below requires a citation. The United States of America has 50 states. True False I say True. Please check my answer.
  94. Civics

    Why would you expect most people in Canada to settle near the United States border? A. Because northern Canada is much colder and less habitable. B. Many Canadians work at jobs on American farms. C. Cost of living is lower closer to the United States border. D. Canada taxes ...
  95. english

    The high rate of eating disorders in the United States is mainly attributed to social factors such as media, cultural influences, and family factors. My questions is should it be, The high rate of eating disorders in the United States IS/ARE mainly attributed?
  96. Financing and Budget

    which one of these categories would most likely be found in the operating budget of a day care center? A. Loan payments B.Tables and chairs for classrooms C.Deposits for utility services D. Desks and chairs for the office C.
  97. math

    A box contains four red, three blue, and six green lenses. Two lenses are randomly selected from the box. Find the probability of getting two red lenses when two are selected if the first selection is NOT replaced before the second selection is made.
  98. US History

    Hi i have a question... Which of the following did not involve relations between the United States and Cuba? a) Ostend Manifesto b) Platt Amendment c) the U.S.S. Maine d) missile crisis, 1962 e) Roosevelt Corollary Didn't all of these involve relations between the United ...
  99. Subject Verb agreement.

    Which of the following sentences does illustrate subject verb agreement? I think it's this one, but I'm not sure. Tricia, as well as all her colleagues, are being trained on new equiptment. The subject and verb in that sentence agree. Good job. Each week,the committee
  100. Social Science

    people have the right to refuse treatments in the United States of America I know this... but in the United States of America does a kid have the right to refuse treatment even if the rightful guardian of the kid insists that the kid receives treatment by kid I mean a 16 year ...
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