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

    The election of 1800 was decided by A. The Senate B. House of Reps C. Popular Votes D. Electoral College B 2. The Supreme Court reviewing and ruling on acts of other branches of the gov is called A. Supremacy B. Law review C.Judicial review D.Supreme Ruling Answer : C 3. The ...
  2. Mat/115

    In 1990, there were an estimated 145.0 million passenger cars registered in the United States. The total number of vehicles registered in the United States for 1990 was estimated at 194.5 million. What percent of the vehicles registered were passenger cars?
  3. social studies

    hi can someone please help me with these 3 questions. 1. One manifestation of the rising democratic tide in the 1830s was a. a general raising of the political tone b. use of national nominating conventions I think it's a but i don't know why it can't be B 2. the foreign ...
  4. History

    Which of the following is true about the Palestinian Liberation Organization? A.It was responsible for many early airplane hijackings. B.The United States defines it as a terror organization. C.It supports the use of violence in the conflict with Israel. D.The United Nations ...
  5. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.In what ways did immigrants contribute to American society in the early 1900s? A. They increased the defensive power of the United States. B. They worked in factories, built railroads, and opened businesses. C. The took political power in most eastern cities.<<&...
  6. Civics

    Elena wishes to join a major political party. She strongly supports new government programs and restrictions on businesses to protect the environment. Which political party would Elena most likely join? A. The Republican Party of the United States B. The Democratic Party of ...
  7. government

    How many years the member of australian cabinet hold their position? After 3 years there will be a election at house of representative does it also include the changes of the cabinet member? but how about the election of senate member? im sorry i really don't understand about ...
  8. History

    Use the diagram to answer the following question: Roman Government Senate and assemblies create legislation. Consuls enact legislation. Praetors interpret legislation. What democratic principle does this diagram reflect? All citizens are subject to the law. Different bodies ...
  9. social studies 8th

    1. What was an underlying source of tension in westward expansion during the 1850s? (1 point) the inflation of goods a sharp decrease in population whether newly added territories should allow slavery **** disagreement over whether the economy of new territories be based on ...
  10. Social Studies

    1. What were Andrew Jackson's hopes and dreams for the future? 2. How did Andrew Jackson work to change the United States? 3. How did Andrew Jackson react to key events happening in the United States? 4. Were there any key events in Andrew Jackson's life that helped shape his ...
  11. Social Studies

    #1. Who was the backwoodsman who lost his life at the Alamo? a.) Sam Houston b.) Davy Crockett ****** c.) John Tyler d.) Stephen F. Austin #2. What policies contributed to tensions between Texas and Mexico? a.) The Mexican government limited immigration to Texas, thus leaving ...
  12. history

    What was the Roman Empire’s system of government prior to Julius Caesar that heavily influenced Western democracies? Peasants, including women and slaves, were ruled by kings, barons, and lords. Roman government consisted of a king, crown prince, and an elected cabinet. ...
  13. govenment

    1)In what ways does the existence of minor parties also work to strengthen the United States' two-party system? 2)What does the fact that aliens generally are not allowed to vote show about American beliefs? It shows that Americans believe that no one should dictate american ...
  14. socials 9

    . What was the Reign of Terror? If you asked Robespierre how he, a man once opposed to the death penalty, could then approve of the Reign of terror, what would he say? Write a short speech that Robespierre might have given to the committee of Public Safety asking for the reign...
  15. Medical Information Management

    Medicaid eligibility is determined by? A. National Committee for Quality Assurance B. state of residence C. health care facility D. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid my answer is B, state of residence. i cant find this anywhere in my book. however when i looked it up online ...
  16. U.S. History (Check, Please!) (Ms. Sue)

    1. What strategy did the United States Navy use to advance across the Pacific? A: To advance across the Pacific, the United States Navy hopped from one island to another. 2. Explain why D-Day's success was so vital to an Allied victory. A: D-Day's success was extremely vital ...
  17. Social Studies

    1. How did the Panama Canal benefit American trade? A. It made it cheaper and faster to ship goods.*** B. It allowed a higher volume of goods to travel. C. It improved trade relations with Latin America. D. It allowed the United States to dominate global trade.
  18. Honors World History

    The U.S. had two constitutions/government after the revolution,the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. How many has France had by the end of the section? Which country do you think was more stable after their revolutions,France or the United States? For the first ...
  19. english II

    error in position of modifiers. answer is c. A.Thor, the Norse god of thunder, was a fearless warrior and the adversary of giants. B. Although Henry James settled permanently in England, he examined the impact of European civilization on American life. C.The Misfits, the ...
  20. Statistics

    Private colleges and universities rely on money contributed by individuals and corporations for their operating expenses. Much of this money is put into a fund called an endowment, and the college spends only the interest earned by the fund. A recent survey of eight private ...
  21. Preschool/Kindergarten

    Which of the following is a reason why kindergarten was started in the United States? a. Kindergarten was designed to be affordable to most people. b. Kindergarten was designed to be universally available for all. c. Kindergarten was designed to make a difference in the later ...
  22. Math

    A law firm has ten male and ten female lawyers. A committee of five- two male lawyers and three female lawyers, is to be chosen to represent the firm at a conference. How many committees are possible? How do I solve this?
  23. character education

    Which of the following is MOST likely to be valid? a research project done by a committee without review a research paper done by one expert without review a peer-reviewed research project done by a few expert C
  24. government

    The United States government puts high tariffs on a certain product that is imported from other countries. What effect does this have in the United States? A. U.S. producers have to compete more with the imported product. B. The product costs more in the U.S. that on the world...
  25. HELP ME PLEASE ON SS!

    Metropolitan Atlanta's rapid growth has proven to be a major strain on the area's A) food supply. B) water supply. C) farming land. D) telephone network. As President, Franklin Roosevelt made many trips to Georgia for treatment for polio. Which city was the site of his "Little...
  26. history

    hi can someone please help me with these 5 questions. 1. One manifestation of the rising democratic tide in the 1830s was a. a general raising of the political tone b. use of national nominating conventions I think it's a but i don't know why it can't be B 2. the foreign ...
  27. Literature

    'What is the tone of the poem El Olvido? Describe the speaker's attitude towards the subject and support your description by commenting on word choice and rhythm.' The tone of the poem ‘El Olvido’ is intense as a mother prays for her child who has forgotten all the ...
  28. history part 2

    Woodrow Wilson became president of the United States after winning the election of 1912. He won again in 1916. One of the reasons he won was his A. decision to send American troops to Europe to fight in World War I. B. record of helping reform American business and government...
  29. history

    Which of the following statements about President Andrew Johnson is true? A. He was raised under conditions of extreme poverty B. He was well educated, but he was a poor stump speaker. C. he was impeached and forced from office. D. He defended the planter aristocracy
  30. history

    Every era in American history has had notable men and women who shaped their times, for better or worse. Identify one person from this week’s reading who you believe had a significant impact on the years from 1945 to 1974. This could include a president who introduced ...
  31. math

    one third of the people in a convention room are seated in three-fourths of the chairs. THe rest of the people in the room decide to stand. If there are 8 empty chairs, how many people are standing? Please fully explain because i am sooo confused!!!
  32. politics

    Which of the following is NOT true about the electoral college? A. Except for Maine and Nebraska, the states appoint their members of the electoral college on a “winner-take-all” basis. B. A presidential candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win office outright. C. If no ...
  33. fnu

    The average age of doctors in a certain hospital is 50.0 years old. Suppose the distribution of ages is normal and has a standard deviation of 4.0 years. If 16 doctors are chosen at random for a committee, find the probability that the average age of those doctors is less than...
  34. statistics

    The average age of doctors in certain hospital is 43 years old. Suppose distribution of ages is normal and the standard deviation is 8.0 years. If 25 doctors is chosen at random for a committee, find the probability the average age for those doctors is less than 43.8 years. ...
  35. Verb tense

    As of December 1, Ira and Sandy will have been going together for three years. If you mean last December, then it should read "As of December 1, Ira and Sandy have been going together for three years." If you mean the next time we get to December 1 (in the future), then the ...
  36. finance

    Having previously identified the location of its Greenfield investment, Acme, a multi-billion public MNE that is incorporated in the U.S., must next obtain external financing for its proposed overseas production facility. It has been estimated that the acquisition will cost $...
  37. STATISTICS

    Private colleges and universities rely on money contributed by individuals and corporations for their operating expenses. Much of this money is put into a fund called an endowment, and the college spends only the interest earned by the fund. A recent survey of eight private ...
  38. math

    In how many ways a selection can be made of atleast one fruit of 5 bananas, 4 mangoes and 4 almonds
  39. United States Government

    The United States has this form of government. *representative democracy *monarchy *direct democracy *constitutional republic I think it may be D since a constitutional republic had a government with limited power where the people are the main government authority. But it ...
  40. history

    Check my answers? True/False South Carolina was allowed by Congress to nullify federal tariffs which hurt their economy. False, the Senate came up with a Compromise where federal tariffs would be reduced for SC. One of the most dependable & profitable sources of income for the...
  41. Ha state history

    5.which law made the segregation of public facilities in the United States illegal. A. Georgia act of 1869 B. Civil rights act of 1964 C. Voting rights act of 1965 D. Civil liberties act of 1988 My answer is b I need help ASAP
  42. World History

    What was the outcome of the Seven Weeks' War? (5 points) Austria won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany. Prussia won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany. France won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany. No one won. It was a stalemate.
  43. math

    if 16 chairs cost $560, calculate the cost of 24 chairs if each cost the same.
  44. Social Stuides

    Write at least one way that the United States has influenced another nation-state and at least one way that another nation-state has influenced the United States.
  45. Basic Math 115

    The United States emitted 19.5 millions of nitrogen oxides (no) into the atmosphere in 1987. One metric ton equals 1,000 kg. How many kilograms of No were emitted to the atmoshere in the United Stated during 1987?
  46. Math

    an at display includes two sound-effects speakers. They need to be positioned on the wall so that when you stand midway between the speakers, you are no closer than 7 feet to either speaker. each speaker should be the same distance from the corner. How far from the corner ...
  47. English 10

    Question: How long did your family spend in an internment camp? Answer: We were sent from Florin, California, to a temporary facility at the Fresno County fairgrounds for 6 months beginning in May of 1942. From there our family along with others from California were sent to ...
  48. Math

    A school has bought 20 desks and 4o chairs at a total cost of 2400. The cost of one desk was equal to the cost of three chairs. How much did a desk and a chair cost respectively?
  49. American government

    How does the 10th amendment shown below demonstrate a constitutional provision for limiting 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. A.) It ...
  50. Plz Help-----History @Ms. Sue or Reed

    How were the Revolutionary efforts of George Mason and Thomas Jefferson most alike? Both worked together to write the Declaration of Independence. Both initially refused to serve in the Constitutional Convention. Both served on the committee to negotiate peace with Britain ...
  51. math

    henry was setting up 18 chairs he wanted to make rows so all of the chais would fit without any leftovers how does he do it????? MAIN QUESTION:HOW MANY ROWS WOULD THERE BE WITHOUT ANY LEFT OVER CHAIRS????????
  52. Calculus Help

    The deal your assistant signs calls for the sale of a minimum of 260 chairs and up to 410 chairs. The price will be $88 per chair if only 260 chairs are bought, but will be discounted by $0.2 per chair (on the entire order) for every chair ordered in addition to the minimum. ...
  53. SOCIAL STUDIES 7 GRADE

    1. Which group made up the majority of white Southerners? (1 point) planters capitalists middle class small farmers Use the table to answer the question. 2. Which is the most likely cause of the spike in cotton production in Mississippi in the mid­ 1800s shown on the chart? (...
  54. history

    Which most accurately describes the structure of the Roman government when it was a republic? A: The Roman government was a dictatorship in which an emperor ruled by divine right. B: The Roman government consisted of two consuls and the senate. C: The Roman government was an ...
  55. Algebra

    Here are two more problems I have for homework tonight. I have gotten answers, but I used "guess-and-check" and could not find an equation like I am supposed to. If you answer, please tell me if my answer is correct, walk me through your way of solving it, and if you can, show...
  56. biology

    In artificial selection, what factor substitutes for naturally occurring selection pressures?
  57. biology

    What is the main similarity between the process of artificial selection and natural selection
  58. Probability

    From a group of eight women and seven men, a committee of six is chosen randomly. Find the probability that three women and three men will be chosen.
  59. Social Studies

    1. Scholars have done the least study into the political influence of _____ on American citizens. a. churches b. families c. schools d. media e. peers 2. The process of political learning in the United States is a. normally cumulative; political beliefs attained earlier in ...
  60. Social Studies

    1. Scholars have done the least study into the political influence of _____ on American citizens. a. churches b. families c. schools d. media e. peers 2. The process of political learning in the United States is a. normally cumulative; political beliefs attained earlier in ...
  61. physics

    A tourist purchases a car in England and ships it home to the United States. The car sticker advertised that the car's fuel consumption was at the rate of 40 miles per gallon on the open road. The tourist does not realize that the U.K. gallon differs from the U.S. gallon: 1 U....
  62. History

    Which accurately describes events of the Haitian Slave Revolt on the island of Hispaniola (formerly Saint-Domingue)? slaves revolted against Spain and its leader, Charles iv, to win their independence in 1788 slaves revolted against Russia and its leader, Alexander i, to win ...
  63. World History

    LC)What was the outcome of the Seven Weeks' War? Austria won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany. Prussia won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany.******* France won and reasserted herself as leader of Germany. No one won. It was a stalemate.
  64. math

    Lesson 10: displaying and analyzing data unit test GT grade 5 connections academy 4.which of the following types of information is suited for display on a double line graph? a.annual changes in melodys height and weight from 5 to 10 years old b.number of democrats and ...
  65. math 115

    What units in the metric system would you use to measure each of the following quantities?= The United States emitted 19.5 million t of nitrogen oxides (NO) into the atmosphere in 1987. One metric ton (1 t) equals 1,000 kg. How many kilograms of NO were emitted to the ...
  66. math 115

    What units in the metric system would you use to measure each of the following quantities?= The United States emitted 19.5 million t of nitrogen oxides (NO) into the atmosphere in 1987. One metric ton (1 t) equals 1,000 kg. How many kilograms of NO were emitted to the ...
  67. Social Studies

    Which of the following statements about President Andrew Johnson is true? A. He was well educated, but he was a poor stump speaker. B. He was impeached and forced from office. C. He was raised under conditions of extreme poverty. D. He defended the planter aristocracy. Is it B?
  68. English

    This is the title of my ESSAY paper: United States vs. Denmark: Which health system works better for the citizens of the nations? I need to put this into a title for my paper (<12 words), in the form of a question. But, I can figure out how to shorten this questions. Please...
  69. Government US

    The constitutional provision that federal judges and justices hold office "during good behavior" has a. meant, in effect, that they will serve until they die or choose to retire. b. provided them the opportunity to carry out their duties without immediate fear of reprisal by ...
  70. IT210

    I would really appreciate it if you can please explain how the following test were performed. I need to perform peer reviews of the following Currency Conversion Test Procedure and answer some questions about it. If you can just help explain how would I perform the the test ...
  71. critical t hinking

    Reporter: A new campaign finance reform bill being considered by Congress would limit the amount of campaign contributions that political candidates can receive. However, a survey of candidates running for mayor, governor, and senate seats shows that not one of them favors the...
  72. Tx History

    The Mexican War What are the unites states 4 reasons for war? I know one of the reasons is that Mexico refused to pay the united states citizens for damage claims from the Texas revolution.
  73. Legally Drunk?

    I cannot find the answer, ANYWHERE: Most of the states in the United States use what ratio of Blood Alcohol Content to declare an automobile driver legally drunk?
  74. SAT math

    A family of 2 parents and 4 children is eating lunch at a rectangular table with 2 chairs on each side and one chair on each end. In how many ways can they be arranged if the two parents sit in the two end chairs? a. 12 b. 30 c. 36 d. 48 e. 720
  75. lang arts

    1. What can you predict about the poem by previewing the title, subtitle, and first line of the poem “In Response to Executive Order 9066”? It will be a letter to the Japanese-American citizens in which they are told they must leave their homes. It will be a letter to the ...
  76. English

    Read the sentences Each sentence contains a word group that can be written as a contraction. Write the contractions We are going to the museum on Saturday We're Who is giving the report Who's They will never leave the decision to us They'll He is never going to agree He's You ...
  77. Criminal Justice

    Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that describes the following: o The steps leading to a trial. o The role and importance of the Sixth Amendment. o The process of jury selection and the procedures of a jury trial.  Include detailed speaker's...
  78. american history

    "All powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution . . . are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This language, drafted by _______ and incorporated into the _______ Amendment of the Bill of Rights was intended to address the concerns of the ...
  79. American history

    "All powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution . . . are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This language, drafted by _______ and incorporated into the _______ Amendment of the Bill of Rights was intended to address the concerns of the ...
  80. science question

    Which process tends to occur more quickly, natural selection or artificial selection?
  81. science

    What do altruism and kin selection have to do with natural selection?
  82. check my work (american goverment)

    7.  What best describes a faithless elector? (1 point) an elector who cheated to become an elector an elector who fails to vote an elector who votes for a non­Christian an elector who does not vote for the person who won the state's ...
  83. american government

    The Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment means (Points : 1) citizens of the United States may travel across state lines without documentation. states must all have the exact same laws as each other. that if one state recognizes gay marriage all states ...
  84. Algebra

    In the 2011 Canada general election, 166 Conservatives, 103 NDPs, 34 Liberals, 4 Bloc Quebecois, and 1 Green were elected. If an all party committee is to be formed consisting of 9 Conservatives, 5 NDPs, 2 Liberals, 1 Bloc Quebecois and 1 Green, how many different committees ...
  85. geography

    Will you check my answers for me? 1. How many states are part of the contiguous United States? 48 states 2. Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the equator? North of the Equator 3. What are the names of the Earth's continents? North America, South America, Antarctica, ...
  86. Ethics

    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 has a documented history in the United States. Subordinate Groups: Native Americans, African Americans, ...
  87. statistics

    The US Senate consists of 100 senators, 2 from each state. A group of 5 senators is formed. 1.) how many groups are possible? 2.)how many are possible if no 2 senators from the same state can be chosen? 3.)what is the probability that no 2 from the same state are chosen? for 1...
  88. Math-PLEASE help!!

    An executive committee of three is selected from a group of ten. Which expression best describes the number of combinations? These are my choices. I have to have one of these as the answer. I am stuck. My answer was B. 10!, but I am still not sure. Can anyone help me please? A...
  89. Geography

    i have a project it is on urban planning Committee. so i got Elderly . so i have to present my ideas to my classmates and to teacher. iam starting my presentation like this .... my name is anu and my projct is on Elderly . Elderly people will have helth care..... i think it is...
  90. US Government

    The Senate is refered to as a continuos body, because not all Senators are up for re-election all at the same time. Instead, 1/3 of all Senators are up for re-election every 2 years. Meaning that about 33 seats are up for election in 2004, 33 different seats in 2006, and the ...
  91. history

    How did state constitutions contribute ot the growth of democracy between 1800 and 1840? Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "'state consitution' 1800" to get these possible sources: http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1800/...
  92. algebra 2

    In a high school, 35% of the 3500 students participate in sports. The school board is proposing a participation fee to help with costs. To get student opinion, the school board randomly selects a committee of 6 students to join a discussion of the proposal. That is the ...
  93. HISTORY PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!

    *** = my answer choice. 1. Which of the following best describes the Klu Klux Klan during Reconstruction? A. a gun club for former Confederate Soldiers. B. a secret political terrorist organization. C. a social group whose members masqueraded in sheets and pillowcases. *** D. ...
  94. History

    1:Which philosophers of the European Enlightenment influenced the founding documents of American government through their theory of a social contract? A:Michel de Montaigne and Denis Diderot B:Charles de Montesquieu and Mary Wollstonecraft C:Thomas Hobbes and John Locke*** D:...
  95. Social Studies

    Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...
  96. Social Studies

    Which made trade among the states difficult under the Articles of Confederation? A. Trade policies set by the central government favored the larger states. B. Each state printed its own money. C. The central government taxed goods moving between states. D. Each state taxed ...
  97. Social Studies

    Why did some Southern states withdraw from the united states in 1860? A They wanted to avoid the Civil War. B They didn't believe in manifest. C They wanted trade freely with great britan. D They feared they would have little say in the government
  98. Social Studies

    Which of the following characteristics of all states are also shared by the United States? Select all that apply. (4 correct answers) 1- Open Borders 2- Government 3- Population 4- Sovereignty 5- Territory 6- Universal Rights *My best answer: 3, 4, 5, 6 PLEASE HELP
  99. Math

    Ms. Tenley's class has 25 students. Two of the students have visited no other countries other than the United States. Five of the students have visited at least 1 other country. Ten students have visited 2, four students have visited 3, 3 students have visited 4, and 1 student...
  100. Physics

    In Europe, the standard voltage is 230 V (rms), AC, and 50 cycles/s. Suppose you take your 5.00 W electric razor to Rome and plug it into the receptacle (with an adapter to fit the receptacle but not to change the voltage). (The standard voltage in the United States is 120 V (...
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