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

    3.)why would a seminole not like the united states honoring the memory of andrew jackson? A.)He fought wars against them and eventually forced them to move to Oklahoma.*** B.)He fought wars against them and prospected for natural gas in seminole lands. C.)He forced seminoles ...
  2. English

    Exercise 32.4 Please help with this assignment. Are these correct? Rive to clarify pronoun reference. Most can be revised in many ways. If a pronoun refers ambiguously to more than one possible antecedent, revise the sentence to reflect each possible meaning. 1. All ...
  3. American Government

    Do you believe that the United States Government is following the Constitutions five basic principles of Popular Sovereignty, Limited Government, Seperation of Powers, Checks and Balances, and Federalism? List your reasoning for each please!
  4. US History

    Hi I really didn't have time to study but please help 1. What was one impact of the Iranian revolution on the United States? A-Higher oil prices B-Increased terrorism C-Increased taxes D-Increased military spending I choose A.....Thank you
  5. Poem: The road not taken by Robert Frost

    Could you check these answers thanks. 1. Where do Frost's roads diverge? Answer: Frost's roads diverge in a yellow wood. 2. Which road did the speaker in Frost's poem choose? Answer: The speaker chose the road that was less traveled by. 3. In Frost's poem , the speaker chooses...
  6. college

    I will like to know is this pargraph is correct. Why are many students choosing to pursue their college degrees using their home computers. Benjamin Franklin said; A penny saved is a penny earned.” This principle applies to the american and foreign online student. Today ...
  7. world war 1

    world war 1: (1) how did the cuban fight for independence affect the United States? Give 2examples. (2) describe two problems faced by the builders of the panama canal. How was each problem solved?
  8. history

    Between 1857 and 1903, the United States acquired many new territorial possessions around the globe. Why do you think so many of these new possessions were islands located in the Pacific Ocean? can i please get some help with this :)
  9. U.S. Presidents

    Are former presidents of the United States who are still alive today have retired from politics? I think it's obvious that it's true, but George W. Bush is still the owner of the MLB's Texas Rangers.
  10. english immigration

    I need help explaining experiences english immigrants had while travelling to the united states in the 1920s. Also, how they gained entrance into the counrty and experiences at Ellis Island
  11. Social Studies 7R (plz read!)

    United States Exports 1800-1812 1. Comprehension (a) In what year did the exports decrease most sharply? (b) What event caused the decline? Answer (a) - 1808 Answer (b) - ??????????????
  12. math

    Which is the best display for the set of the number of tornadoes in the United States each year , If you want to be able to identify the mode? a) histogram with intervals of b) frequency table with intervals of 3 c) line pot d) line graph
  13. Statistics

    The weights of male babies less than 2 months old in the United States is normally distributed with a mean of 11.5 pounds and a standard deviation of 2.7 pounds. Find the 80th percentile score for these weights.
  14. History

    After the Spanish-American War, the United States fought a much longer and deadlier war in the Philippines in order to subdue the islands for annexation. True False I think false
  15. Civics

    2.   One main difference between the United States Constitution and state constitutions is that state constitutions  A. are much longer. B. don't provide for a legislature. C. can't be amended. D. don't have bills of rights. ? Can't find it.        
  16. Ms. Sue PLZ HELP!!!(Civics)

    In the examples of North and South Korea and North and South Vietnam, the United States chose a course of action that could best be described as __________. Intervention Imperialism Diplomacy*** Isolation
  17. Microeconomics

    Suppose that we compare of income earned by different U.S groups by dividing all households into five groups. Which of the following statements about the income distribution in the United States is correct?
  18. socialstudiesHELP FAST PLEASE

    which of the following was a cause of world war 2? a. the rise of democracy in europe b. the united states becoming an ally with great britain c. the rise of fascist governments in europe d. the holocaust*** Am I correct?
  19. economics

    7. Which situation is more likely to occur in a market economy than a command economy? A. People line up for cheap but scarce products. B. A student is guaranteed a job out of college. C. An inventor designs and produces a new type of car. D. A committee chooses which farms ...
  20. Darwin’s theory

    Name and define the five distinct ideas in Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. I need two more theses are the ones I have: Populations show variation for almost all traits. Certain variations improve survivorship and the number of offspring left (improve ...
  21. English Plz Help

    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”? A. It will be a letter to the Japanese-American citizens in which they are told they must leave their homes. B. It will be a letter ...
  22. U.S. History (Check)

    1. What was the purpose of the Open Door policy? A: The purpose of the Open Door policy was to allow each foreign nation in China to trade freely in the other nations' spheres of influence. 2. What were the arguments for and against establishing an American Empire? A: The ...
  23. forensic science

    if handwriting evidence was not yet considered to be considered to be scientific evidence at the time of united states v. starzecypzel,how was it admissible as reliable evidence
  24. math

    How many ways can 3 students be arranged in three chairs?
  25. math

    how many ways can 3 students be arranged in three chairs?
  26. math

    how many ways can a,b,c,d be seated in a row of 4 chairs (no repeats)
  27. Math

    how many different ways can 8 people be seated in 3 chairs
  28. entrepreneur

    Can someone who is a leader not be a manager? Why or why not? Can someone who is a manager not be a leader? Why or why not?
  29. history

    What does this quote mean? "A President can never be heedless (or neglectful) with public opinion" Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum again. "a President must listen to what the public says."
  30. physics help please

    Two speakers are driven by a common oscillator at 870 Hz and face each other at a distance of 1.20 m. Locate the points along a line joining the two speakers where relative minima of pressure amplitude would be expected. (Use v = 343 m/s. Choose one speaker as the origin and ...
  31. Civics

    What motivated the Founding Fathers to include the phrase "We the People" in the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution? So far I have: The Founding Fathers did this because they wanted to show that the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution was made by the people who had been through ...
  32. English

    1. The President is to visit China next month. 2. The President is going to visit China next month. 3. The President is due to visit China next month. 4. The President is scheduled to visit China next month. (Does #1 mean #2, #3,and #4? Is #1 commonly used when we speak English?)
  33. Algebra 1

    A certain United States flag has a perimeter of 58 feet . The length of the flag is 9 feet longer than the width. What are the dimensions of this flag ?
  34. Math

    A certain United States flag has a perimeter of 58 feet . The length of the flag is 9 feet longer than the width . What are the dimensions of this flag?
  35. Social Studies

    1) What statement best describes Yokohama? A) Yokohama is an ancient political center B) Yokohama is a rural farming village C) Yokohama is a large, crowded city D) Yokohama is an important mining town 2) What describes a difference between life in japan and life in the United...
  36. social studies

    hich of these asserted that the United States had the right to intervene in the affairs of neighboring American countries, to counter threats posed to its security and interests? A) The Fourteen Points B) The Truman Doctrine C) The Roosevelt Corollary D) The Good neighbor Policy
  37. geography

    Thank you for my last post! Can you check my last two answers please? 1. What is the capital of the country whose western border is Haiti? Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2. What three countries have larger land areas than the United States? Russia, Canada, and China
  38. English

    Prepositional phrases The study (of geography) teaches us (about the features)(of other lands.) (At one time)Philadelphia was the capital (of the United States.) The report (of the secretary) was given (at the beginning)(of the meeting.) (In the glow)(of the fading light,) we ...
  39. English

    Which of the following sentences demonstrates proper pronoun-antecedent agreement? a. The United States is proud of their culture. b. Both of the boys performed well in his state exam. c. Neither the girl nor her friends are going to her party. d. The jar of pickles sits on ...
  40. Health

    In the United States, the most at risk and highest reported rates of infection of gonorrhea are among sexually active ________. A. Teenagers B. Young Adults C. African Americans D. A and B IDK i was thinking all of the above but they don't have that choice i'm lost please help.
  41. U.S History

    Which of these describes the location of the Gulf of Mexico? (5 points) South of West Florida East of East Florida*** West of New Orleans South of Great Britain 4. © 2012 The Exploration Company What can you infer about what Lewis and Clark saw as they moved west from the ...
  42. Math

    I don't really understand this, could someone help me solve it? a) In her first round as a professional golfer, Michelle Wie made 12 pars, 4 birdies, and 2 bogeys. Refer to the chart of golf terms on page 336. How many strokes above or below par was she that round? b) ...
  43. us history

    Hi i need help explaining how one of the main reasons behind early united states imperialism is spreading democracy. I need a lot of information so I need a lot of help.
  44. English

    Need help fixing a run on sentence. I moved to the United States when I was young ut was easy to learn English, my parents were already here, they knew English already.
  45. Grammar

    Can you find 20 errors in these paragraphs? Why are great numbers of students choosing to pursue their college degrees using their home computers. Benjamin Franklin said; A penny saved is a penny earned”. This principle applies to the american and foreign online student. ...
  46. history

    What prompted the United States to enter the war in 1941? a. the imprisonment of Jews in German concentration camps b. the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor c. the pact that the Soviet Union signed with Germany d. Germany's invasion of the Rhineland help please, :)
  47. math

    Assume that the salaries of elementary school teachers in the United States are normally distributed with a mean of $36,000 and a standards deviation of $6000. What is the cutoff salary for teachers in the bottom 10%? Answer choice: a. $28,320 b. $43,680 c. $45,870 d. $26,130
  48. United States Government

    Complications in the practice of America's ideals occurs because these ideals a. are general principles, not precise rules. b. sometimes conflict with one another. c. are only of of many sources of political action. d. are enduring and powerful. e. All these answers are correct.
  49. poli sci 150

    One important cause of the United States' two-party system is a) single-member electoral districts b) proportional representaion c) the Constitution's requirement for bipartisanship in Congress d) internal mobilization e) multimember electioral districts
  50. social studies

    12. During the early 1800s, the United States tried to make peace with other countries in order to grow and develop. Give an example of one of these peace efforts and briefly explain what it hoped to accomplish. (5 points)
  51. S.S.

    7. After 1965, black civil rights leaders found it difficult to A. now support Hispanic rights in the United States. B. protest the Vietnam War. C. enforce the new laws in the South. D. achieve economic equality in the North. It's not B.
  52. SS

    Ms. Sue Can You Help Me Answer This Question? During the early 1800s, the United States tried to make peace with other countries in order to grow and develop. Give an example of one of these peace efforts and briefly explain what it hoped to accomplish.
  53. math

    For the period 1995-2002, the total personal expenditures (in billions of dollars) in the United States for food, f(x), and for housing, h(x), can be described by the equations shown below, where x is the number of years past 1995.† f(x) = 40.74x + 742.65 and h(x) = 47.93x...
  54. History

    What was one way that Sam Houston tried to solve Texas' economic problems? he asked Great Britain for diplomatic recognition he borrowed from the United States he annexed a great deal of land he printed more money****
  55. government

    which of the following is an example of the investigatory powers of congress? a. accepting a treaty made by the president b. the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations c. the power to lay and collect taxes d. gathering information useful in making lefislative ...
  56. re:social studies

    The Democratic point of view is that the Republicans are the party of "No," and progress will be severely impeded if Republicans gain a majority in Congress. Republicans will extend the tax cuts for everyone, including the rich. why though? The Republican point of view is that...
  57. business law

    1.A federal agency collects documents in its law enforcement activities, these documents are: a. always secret under the Privacy Act. b. available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act, unless they contain trade secrets, information related to national security, ...
  58. english

    please help revise Corwin, on the contrary, argues that authority and power for the president rises from the Constitution itself. Over the course of history, each president’s constitutional powers have been extended in practice by precedent establishment (p.138). Moreover, ...
  59. U.S. History (Check)(REED)

    Write 2 paragraphs describing some of the race issues the United States dealt during WWII. A: The United States dealt with many issues during World War II. Most of these issues were race-related or involved racism. For example, when hordes of African Americans migrated from ...
  60. S.S.

    1. At current rates of use, known supplies of oil and natural gas may run out in less than _____ years. (1 point) 10 100 500 1,000 2. Which country consumes more oil, or petroleum, than it produces? (1 point) Mexico Iran United States Russia 3. Minerals, coal, and natural ...
  61. History

    Compare and contrast the war efforts of the united states to remain neutral in World War 1 and World War 2.
  62. math

    ol' santas pack held thirty toys made by his elfin crew; and though none made the same amount, each elf made more than two. the elf named cher made one more toy than the elf who dressed in reds, but cher made one less christmas toy than the elf who made the sleds. spry johnny ...
  63. United States Government

    Capitalism is a system that may be seen as the economic equivalent of what political ideology? a. Republicanism b. Anarchism c. Classical liberalism d. Communism e. Socialism Is it Socialism? But all of these listed opposed against capitalism.
  64. Algebra

    I'm totally confused help please?!? In 1990, 253 million people visited theme parks in the United States. In 2000, the number of visitors increased to 317 million people. What was the percent of increase?
  65. Soc. Studies

    A boundary was set between Canada and the United States as a result of? A. the Convention of 1818 * B. the Louisiana Purchase C. the Missouri Compromise D. the Monroe Doctrine I think A is the answer but the question is "as a result of" so I question B? Thanks
  66. History

    (From the Novel of The Clan of The Bear Cave by Jane M.Auel) How similar or different is Auel's portrayal of Stone Age Life from that of Present-day life in the United States? (I WANT A DIRECT ANSWER PLEASE!)
  67. Law

    1. What document guarantees the presumption of innocence until conviction in a court of law? A. United States Constitution B. Articles of Confederation C. Civil Rights Act D. Supreme Court Bylaws im confused between A and C
  68. Civics

    2.   One main difference between the United States Constitution and state constitutions is that state constitutions  A. are much longer. B. don't provide for a legislature. C. can't be amended. D. don't have bills of rights. So your saying it's D? (Reed)       
  69. Social Studies

    The first immigrants to the United States were mainly from England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, and A. Russia B. Italy C. Scandinavia D. Greece I think that the correct answer is C, Scandinavia, please correct me if I am wrong.
  70. social studies

    What was a direct result of the United States' fear that the Soviet Union would expand is power around the world? 1)World War II 2)the Cold War 3)communism 4)the Treaty of Versailles I think #2 Thank you.
  71. government

    Technically, in a presidential election, voters go to the polls and choose a. the president by direct popular vote b. the party candidate for president c. a slate of presidential electors d. members of the FEC Is it c? Yes, correct.
  72. worl History

    I'm doing this one project for world history on the BATTLE OF BOUGAINVILLE, and I'm having trouble finding the right information, i can't find the leading military officers from both sides, the axis leader and the alied leader. can somebody help me?
  73. bill of rights

    how does the bill of rights help the united states remain a democracy?
  74. social studies

    As a result of the mexican war, the united states a. gained mexican territory b. won $ million from mexico c. lost california to mexico d. let texas became part of mexico
  75. US History

    Why did congress pass a selective service act. Selective Service System: History and Records The obligation of a man to register is imposed by the Military Selective Service Act. The Act establishes and governs the operations of the Selective ... ...
  76. U.S. History (Check, Please!)(REED)

    Write 2 paragraphs describing some of the race issues the United States dealt during WWII. A: The United States dealt with many issues during World War II. Most of these issues were race-related or involved racism. For example, when hordes of African Americans migrated from ...
  77. English

    Rewrite all of the following sentences so they are in the active voice. Some sentences could contain more than one passive verb; correct them all. Convicted murderer Jonathan Walters was walked to the electric chair at 5 a.m. in the company of the warden. Iowa’s state ...
  78. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Which of the following was one cause of the Civil War in the United States? A. The South wanted new states to allow slavery and the North did not. B. The North wanted new states to allow slavery and the South did not. C. The North opposed signing treaties with Native ...
  79. History

    Please check my answers. Question 1(Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) [06.06 MC] Which answer best describes how the Supreme Court viewed Maryland's taxing of the national bank created after the War of 1812? The Supreme Court decided Maryland was within its rights as a state. ...
  80. History

    7. How did the great compromise settle the problem of representation in congress? A. it allowed all states to have equal numbers of representatives in Congress gave each state two senators and a number or representatives based on population C. It gave each state two ...
  81. algebra

    1) The maintenance crew is doing some work on the arch. The work will be done on the right side of the arch. In order to bring the equipment up the maintenance crew has constructed a temporary ramp from the ground on left side of the arch to the level where the work will be ...
  82. algebra

    1)the gateway arch, which can be closely approximated by a parabola, is 630 feet high and 630 feet across at the base. The Gateway arch is the tallest man-made monument found in the United States in St. Louis Missouri. The maintenance crew is doing some work on the arch. The ...
  83. social studies

    2. Which of the following laws would the Free-Soil Party have supported? (1 point) a) cottonocracy b) slave codes c) Wilmot Proviso d) Fugitive Slave Act 3. In what way did Uncle Tom’s Cabin change the attitude of Northerners about slavery? (1 point) a) They began to view it...
  84. achieving excellence

    Part 1 of 1 - 5.0 Points Our learning style refers to:   A. how much we know.   B. how we best understand information.   C. how fast we read and write.   D. what we are learning. Reset Selection  Mark for Review What's This? 5.0 Points Being aware of our learning style ...
  85. adult education

    Did i correct all the mistakes in this article? Why are many students choosing to pursue their college degrees using their home computers? Benjamin Franklin said “A penny saved is a penny earned.” This principle applies to the American and foreign online student. Today ...
  86. math

    Of the 50 state in the united state, 8 states have a population of one million people or fewer.Make a plan and write an addition equation to show that the sum of the state with more than one million people and the states whith one million people or fewer is equal to 50. Then ...
  87. history

    can someone check my history questions?? Please? Questions~ 1) Read the quotation below and answer the question that follows. “We are unanimously of opinion, that the law passed by the legislature of Maryland, imposing a tax on the Bank of the United States, is ...
  88. U.S. History (Check, Please!)(REED)

    1. How did religion play a part in the 1928 presidential election? A: Religion played a massive part in the 1928 presidential election. Because Democratic candidate Alfred Smith was a practicing Roman Catholic, many Protestants believed that the Catholic Church had financed ...
  89. law/jrnalism

    In Japan, loss of face is as important as loss of personal reputation, but there have not been many libel or slander suits, as compared with the United States. What does loss of face mean?
  90. Global Studies

    1. According to the map, where is Canada's population density highest? a. in Northern Canada b. in Central Canada c. along the United States border d. along the Canadian Cordillera I think it's C
  91. 6th part

    After we settled to the United States, my dad got a job in a factory in North Miami and my mom cleaned homes for a living. As for me, Maria X, I am currently a well renound doctor. We risked a lot to get here, but at least we are free to leave the American Dream
  92. World History

    4. A major problem in relations between Israel and the Arab states was the a. resettlement of Palestinian refugees b. failure to develop trade agreements c. status of Jerusalem as an open city d. level of influence Great Britain still exercised C 6. The writers of the Beat ...
  93. English

    Spot the error in the sentence one of the chairs are broken
  94. US History

    i really need help with this study guide 30.) Franklin D. Roosevelt became president during the Great Depression and established the New Deal in attempts to help the country recover. The New Deal was made up of several programs that are often times nicknames the alphabet soup ...
  95. History

    How do you think southern whites reacted to president Andrew Johnson’s plan? President Johnson’s Plan (10%+)  Offered amnesty upon simple oath to all except Confederate civil and military officers and those with property over $20,000 (they could apply directly to ...
  96. world history

    what is the term for the policy of qvoiding conflict that the the United States had originally pursued during the war that was based on the belief that the country should maintain a limited involvement in world affairs while trying to broker a peace?
  97. History

    One of the significant changes in atmosphere in Jefferson's administration was: 1. The number of common people involved in government. 2. The closing of the bank of the united states. 3. the widespread dismissal of federalist officeholders. 4. The reinstatement of the alien ...
  98. Civics ASAP PLZ =:)

    When conflicts arise around the world, the United States usually responds through international organizations, such as NATO or the UN. This type of response mainly relies on which type of approach? Intervention Isolation*** Diplomacy Imperialism
  99. please proofread this essay?

    I would like to take this opportunity to let you know that I am interested in applying for AP United States History. I believe that taking AP United States History will prepare me well for my college education and beyond. In addition, this course will enable me to gain a ...
  100. calcules

    The price of beef in the United States has been found to depend on the demand (measured by per capita consumption) according to the equation q=342.5/p^0.5314 Find the elasticity. Is the demand for beef elastic or inelastic?
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