1. Life Since the 1950s

    Spread of Independence Between 1945 and 1962, many nations in Asia and Africa achieved freedom from Western influence. After WWII, many Jews returned to Israel, their Jewish homeland. Palestinian Arabs resisted this “invasion.” In 1947, the United Nations voted for ...
  2. history/lit

    Last night I posted this question: The 1920's is associated with the development of many new freedoms; it was a time of restrictions as well. Examine the 18th amendment and prohibition in the 1920's. What was the reasoning and who were the key supporters behind a 'dry' United ...
  3. Social Studies help needed

    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 ...
  4. US HISTORY

    In what ways could African Americans empower themselves in the antebellum United States? I know that they used autobiographies...but I am not even sure if I understand the question!!! Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "antebellum ...
  5. US Government

    I am having a problem understanding what the different roles of the US President are responsibilities: What are"the Head of States" responsibilities? What are "The Chief Executive" responsibilities? What are the "Chief Diplomat" responsibilities? I think the "Commander in ...
  6. Modern World Studies - Check Answers - (Ms. Sue)

    I will be proving my answers with the textbook "World Studies: Western Hemisphere" Which U.S region has the smallest states? A. West B. Midwest C. Northeast******(pg.250) D. South 2) Because of the nearly unbroken chains of cities that runs from Boston to Washington D.C., the ...
  7. American History

    I'm doing a research project and it has to be at least 3 typed pages with a final outline and bibliography. The topic I chose was: Choose someone who you believe to be a great leader in US history and describe the reasons why this person was such an influential leader. I chose...
  8. english

    Which of the following sentences correctly follows the rules of capitalization? a. The President of the company made a speech today b. I would love to spend my summers in the North c. He met with senator John Brown from Kansas d. My Grandfather told me stories about world war ...
  9. History project

    I need a very detailed website about FDR. My Topic is Choose someone who you belive to be a great leader in US history and describe reasons why this person was such an influential leader. All the links I'm coming up with say the same thing so if you guys could help me in ...
  10. History

    1. Abraham Lincoln cause four states to join the confederacy by _____ A. Declaring War B. Firing on Fort Sumter C. Emancipating the enslaved people D. Calling for troops*** 2. What Confederate capital was only about 100 miles from Washington D.C.? A. Richmond, Virginia*** B. ...
  11. MTH233/statistics UOP

    You work for the public relations department of the Social Security Administration. In an effort to design better advertising campaigns, your department decides to conduct a survey to find out the opinions people in the United States have about the Social Security system. One ...
  12. Social Studies

    Which of the following is true about textiles and Georgia's economy? (3 points) a. The state's textile industry has found it difficult to compete with oversea textile industries. b. Four major carpet companies are located in Georgia*** c. Georgia is a world leader in carpet ...
  13. government rephrase

    congress under the articles of confederation could not levy tax or regulate trade. then the constitution stepped in and said congress could tax and trade with other nations. i want to know how giving rights to congress helped the nation. i know taxing helped the country out of...
  14. writing

    Correct this passage,place all corrections in bold print and parthese. 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 ...
  15. central america & the caribbean

    word bank : belize,costa rica ,coffee, cuba,honduras,lead,mestizos,multicultural,oil,panama canal,puerto rico,rice,sugar cane, slavery,canal 2.___was introduced in the caribbean after indians died from european diseases. 3.central america is an ___between north and south ...
  16. u.s government

    how does freedom and democracy changed overtime in the united states? When we first became a country, only white males could vote and enjoy full citizenship. Today, everyone over age 18 can vote and are full citizens.
  17. childhood

    Please, I need to know the music for two children's songs, from other cultures(not en the United States) List the song title, the name(s)who wrote the words and the music, the publisher's name and the city, and the copyrigth date. Thank you so much
  18. grammar

    What are the nouns in this sentence? 1. Every section of the United States has scenes of natual beauty. 2. Southern coastal cities are proud of their sandy beaches. 3. The citizens of every state take pride in ther charm of their won state.
  19. Politics/Debate

    what does this sentence mean in regular english "The United States Federal Government should substantially increase development of domestic infrastructure." and what is the basic meaning of domestic infrastructure? Tahnk you soo much in advance!!
  20. Constitution

    1. One role that courts perform in the United States is __________ laws. A. proposing B. passage of C. interpretation of D. None of the above is it C 2. The Constitution has been amended __________ times to reverse Supreme Court decisions. A. 0 B. 2 C. 4 D. 10 i think its B
  21. physics

    United States currency is printed using intaglio presses that generate a printing pressure of 8.1 x 104 lb/in2. A $20 bill is 6.1 in. by 2.6 in. Calculate the magnitude of the force (in pounds) that the printing press applies to one side of the bill.
  22. PHYSICS

    Two loudspeakers are placed above and below each other, as shown in the diagram below. The speakers are driven at a frequency of 4.50 * 10^2 Hz by the same source. An observer is in front of the speakers (to the right) at point O, at the same distance from each speaker. What ...
  23. Maths

    They were 336 people at a concert.if 2/3 were childre,how many chairs were needed for the adults?
  24. math

    There were 336 people at a concert. if 2/3 were children, how many chairs were needed for adults?
  25. Finance

    Blue Moon Corporation has one million shares of common stock outstanding. In a typical annual election for the board of directors, shareholders representing 70 percent of the shares outstanding exercise their right to vote. The company has nine members on it board of directors...
  26. history

    Who was the first president to be impeached? none have ever been impeached....yet Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum again, but didn't you ask this question last night? I remember answering it for you: http://www.mapsofworld.com/us-presidents/us-president-...
  27. ss

    Describe three social or economic reforms between 1917 and the 1930s that were a result of the mexican revolution? is this good enough.. Obregón, Álvaro, 1880-1928, president of MEXICO (1920-24). A successful general in the Mexican revolution (1910-17), he rose (1920) ...
  28. Social studies

    How is the culture of India reflected in the idea of the sacred cow? What influence does this have on the arts in India? What is a sacred cow in the United States>
  29. math

    People in the United States throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles per hour. How many bottles per year are thrown away.
  30. statistics

    approximately 300 millions golf balls were lost in the united states in 2009 assume the number of gold balls lost in an 18 hole is distributed as a poisson random variable with a mean of 5 balls
  31. social studies

    the appalachian mountain extend north from the united states into the canadian provinces of ______,______ ______,______ _____ _____,and _______
  32. Grammar

    This this grammatically correct? How much more did the United States buy than it sold in 1993? A: It bought $115 billion's worth more than it sold in 1993?
  33. u.s. history

    comparing the kinds of changes that took place in the United States during WWI with changes that took place in the U.S. following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
  34. SS

    4. How did the United States attempt to stay out of European conflicts by sending a limited number of troops to France by proclaiming neutrality and signing treaties with Britain and Spain by encouraging the Native Americans to get involved instead by allowing the British ...
  35. History

    I don't understand what this means: "In return, the United States gave most favored nation trading status to Britain, and acquiesced in British anti-French maritime policies." (above is what usa settled w/ uk on in Jays treaty) I looked up the words, but the text doesn't make ...
  36. Teaching dogs tricks

    please check my answer thanks Animal performances for which payment is involved are regulated by the A. Food and Drug Administration. B. Animal Actors' Guild. C. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. D. United States Department of Agriculture. I say C
  37. Human Geography

    Discuss the origin, diffusion, and impact on the cultural landscape for one of the following: A) folk housing styles in the United States. B) Buddhism in Asia. C) English in South Asia. Anyway I can get help with this? I have an FRQ due thursday and need help answering these.
  38. U.S. History

    During the presidency of Richard Nixon, the United States a) sought to protect human rights. b) sought to close the USSR out of world markets. c) retreated into relative isolation. d) worked for a reduction of tensions known as detente. e) none of the above
  39. history

    Why were interstate highways initially built a. To accommodate the increasing number of automobiles b. To make it easier for U.S citizens to travel from state to state c. To enable the quick movement of troops in case of the nuclear attack* d. To allow for faster speeds so ...
  40. COM 220

    I am needing to write an outline on Immigration in the United States. Here is my thesis " While immigration has positive results to the U.S., illegal immigration laws must be enforced to reduce the negative impavt of costs and the admittance of legal immigrants".
  41. History

    Q: The Gadsden Purchase enabled the United States to do which of the following? A. Gain access to important natural resources in the Southwest B. Increase crop production in the Southwest C. Link to the Southwest by railway system D. Provide better defenses against Mexico
  42. US history

    The gadsden purchase enabled the united states to do which of the following? A. gain access to important natural resources in the southwest B. increase crop production in the southwest C. link to the southwest by railway system D. provide better defenses against mexico
  43. History

    Q: The Gadsden Purchase enabled the United States to do which of the following? A. Gain access to important natural resources in the Southwest B. Increase crop production in the Southwest C. Link to the Southwest by railway system D. Provide better defenses against Mexico
  44. Math :(

    When football was played in Florence, Italy, in 1530, there were 30 more layers on the field than there are in football games in the United States today. How many players were on the field for each team in 1530?
  45. math

    The United States Department of Agriculture reports that 15% Americans are now on food stamps. If there are about 300 million Americans, how many millions of people are on food stamps?
  46. Question

    What four songs can I select to explain the heritage and the popular culture of the United States? Or lead me in the direction of understanding moe into what the heritage and popular culture is
  47. History

    The population of the United States A. is less than Canada's. B. is a tenth of Canada's population. C. is nearly ten times larger than Canada's. D. is equal to Canada's. I think C or A or D. I need help fast!!!
  48. Health

    When did the recording of clinical information begin in the United States? Late 1700s Early 1800s Late 1800s Early 1900s 1920s itoccurate it accurate?
  49. math

    What was the percentage increase in motor vehicle production in motor vehicle production in countries outside the united states from 1950 to 1997?
  50. Math

    In the United States workers spend 72% of their gas usage to go to and from work. What fraction represents their non-work travel and gas usage?
  51. social studies

    In Medieval Europe areas like England, France, the Papal States, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Byzantine Empire had a different leader. Why do you think Europe had no single government during the Middle Ages? So I was kind of thinking that maybe it was because the area was so...
  52. please revsise english paper

    Owning a home is an integral part of the American dream. But this year alone thousands of homeowners across the country face foreclosures. It is inevitable to see the high rise of home mortgage foreclosures nationwide. A record number of homeowners are now defaulting on their ...
  53. APMEH

    What does the book mean when they say..."the nobles pushed to reserve appointments to the officer corps of the armies, the bureaucracies,the government ministries, and the church exclusively for nobles"? This is during the 18th century
  54. English

    26. Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include at least two supporting details or examples. In “the literature of the Americas,” Kimberly Koza writes; “By discovering the literature of our neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves.” Keeping this ...
  55. History Essay

    I have to write a report on the Articles of Confederation and some of the problems with them. I have done some research, but I still need more info. Could you help? Check these sites. http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/documents/articles/index.html http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon...
  56. 7th grade social studies Ms. Sue please

    Multiple Choice 1. What was one cause of revolution in Russia? (1 point) The Russian economy was very strong. People were poor and had hard lives. Russians were content with their government. Prince Alexis died. 2. One cause of World War I was the (1 point) Holocaust. ...
  57. history

    please check these answers: 1. as a result of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a. Fidel Castro was removed from power b. the United States sest up missile sites in Cuba c. the United States increased investments in Cuba d. the Soviets removed their missiles D 2. Several of the ...
  58. ALGEBRA

    THE POLITICAL NOISE PROBLEM: The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula N= -t2 + 12t + 54 showing the noise level in decibels (n) as it relates to the time after the speaker stops talking in seconds(t). How many ...
  59. Social studies repost for Anonymous

    Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 5:26pm in response to social studies. Julius was named after what part of the United States
  60. government

    after world war II the united states a. moved from security alliances to political alliances b. moved from an isolationist role to an international role c. formed the league of nations b
  61. soc 101

    Does the death penalty serve as a deterrent to crime? If so, why are crime rates in the United States comparatively high? What are some other countries’ responses to the death penalty?
  62. healthcare

    Should the United States allow the direct marketing of medications in print and on television? Support your response. How do you feel direct marketing affects the cost of prescription medications?
  63. chem

    Annual production of sulfuric acid in the United States last year was 400. million tons. If the density of sulfuric acid is 1.37 g/mL, find the total volume in m^3 produced in the U.S. last year.
  64. math

    China population is approximately 1.325 billion. The United States has approximately 0.304 billion. How many times as many people live in China than in the U.S. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary.
  65. Math

    China population is approximately 1.325 billion. The United States has approximately 0.304 billion. How many times as many people live in China than in the U.S. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary.
  66. History

    "Name one main success and one main failure of the Republic of Texas government. Then, tell how these factors contributed to Texas’ annexation by the United States." what are some?
  67. Spanish: check answers

    Questions: 3. Paella is a dish like tacos. a dish made of rice, seafood, and vegetables eaten in Spain. another name for enchiladas. 4. Fast-food restaurants in the Spanish-speaking world are generally very popular with adults. look similar to the ones in the United States and...
  68. English

    1. He like talking with the native speaker in the teacher's room. 2. He likes talking with the native speaker in the teachers' room. (Which one is correct, 'teacher's' or 'teachers''?)
  69. Descriptive Statistics

    . Over the last 15 Major League Baseball seasons, the mean number of strikeouts by the American League leader is 258.5. Assuming that the number of strikeouts by the league leader is normally distributed and the standard deviation for all seasons in all leagues is 34.9, find ...
  70. world history

    1. The armistace of November 11, 1918, brought to an end almost four years of humans killing humans. It was great that the war was over. Many people had a difficult time adjusting though. What was post-WWI Canadian society like? Your answer should include the following: * life...
  71. English

    1. They are having an election for school president. 2. They are having an election for the school president. 3. They are having an election for a school president. (Which one is grammatical and commonly used?)
  72. Please check my nazi paper 8th grade

    here's what I'm supposed to do ( you are being accused of being a conspirator -spy- for the Nazi Party. Persuade your accusers -American Patriots- that you are otherwise. ) Please check the paper I wrote below for grammar mistakes please! don't worry about spelling, I spell ...
  73. Discreet MAth

    Describe the graph and why it is consistent with the matrix. How many simple paths are there from vertex 1 to vertex 5? Explain.Which is the shortest of those paths? Part II: Trees Construct and describe a tree that indicates the following: A college president has 2 employees ...
  74. Discreet MAth

    Describe the graph and why it is consistent with the matrix. How many simple paths are there from vertex 1 to vertex 5? Explain.Which is the shortest of those paths? Part II: Trees Construct and describe a tree that indicates the following: A college president has 2 employees ...
  75. English

    The scarlet letter "dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam" "her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped." Fine at least 2 phrases that describe the physical nature of Hester prynne. For...
  76. English

    I need to rephrase (using indirect speech) what 4 people said is important when preparing to go for an interview. Could you please help me? 1)Speaker 1 recommends one should make a short list of the job’s requirement (or requirement for/in the job position) before going for ...
  77. History

    1. What did John C. Calhoun want for the future for the U.S.? 2. What did Frederick Douglass want for the future for the U.S.? 3. How did John C. Calhoun change the U.S.? 4. How did Frederick Douglass change the U.S.? 5. How did John C. Calhoun react to some key events ...
  78. HISTORY

    In 2001, President George W. Bush signed the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA). This bill called for large tax cuts just as the Economic Recovery Act of 1981 had and largely benefited the wealthiest Americans. President Bush’s approach to ...
  79. history

    How did human history in North America during the period described in the Prologue differ from the events of Asia, Eurasia, and Europe? Be specific prologue in text book the american nation a history of the united states
  80. World History

    The most serious confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War involved the: a. Bay of pigs invasion. b. Falklands/Malvinas War. c. Cuban Missile Crisis. d. invasion of Grenada.
  81. ethnic diversity

    identifying the linguistic, political, social, economic, religious, and familial conventions and/or statuses of four Hispanic groups living in the United States. Through examination of these groups, students review the diversity inherent among them.
  82. Criminal Justice

    Can someone help me find the average punishment for forcible rape in the United States? I know most of it is based on a state level, but I'm having a hard time finding any general information. I need to know the current punishment for rape. Please help :)
  83. financial managerial accounting

    Boeing Company is the largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft in the United States and is a major employer in Seattle, Washington. Explain why each of the following individuals or organizations would be interested in financial information about the company.
  84. earth

    waste produced by people along the east coast of the united states has been dumped into the atlantic ocean where it is distriuted y surface ocean currents, Which coastel area is most liekly to become polluted by this waste?
  85. social studies

    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 those peace efforts and briefly explain what it tried to accomplish
  86. Algebra

    The population of San Francisco was 776,733 in the 2000 United States Census. What is the predicted population growth in 2010 if the expected growth rate is 15%? A. 2,015,568 B. 3,142,318 C. 924,369 D. 562,394
  87. social studies

    Which factor would have the least effect upon the population distribution in Mexico or the United States? 1 infant mortality rate. 2 national debt 3 migration rate 4 birth rate 5 death rate a little hint or help
  88. Social Studies

    Explain how the civic virtues of the ancient Romans inspired the founding fathers' vision of how citizens should conduct themselves in the United States? Anything helps, a website, something. Social studies isn't my strongest subject. Thanks!
  89. Math

    1. You want to deliver an article with the most impact and easy reading to the readers; you decide that you need to present the data as percentages. For each of the data statements, though, none of them have percent’s. Convert each statement’s data into a percentage. Show ...
  90. statistics

    A recent national survey reported that the general population gave the president an average rating of m= 60 on a scale of 1 to 100 with 1 being most unfavorable, and 100 most favorable. A reseracher at IC hypothesizes that IC students are more critcal of the president than the...
  91. Gov't

    Which of the following is NOT a lon-term trend marking the expansion of suffrage in the U.S.? a. removing restrictive requirements based on religious belief b. the Federal Government taking less of a role in protecting suffrage rights c. eliminating requirements based on race ...
  92. history

    Which laws called for strict separation of the races in the South? (1 point) anti-discrimination laws Plessy v. Ferguson laws Jim Crow laws ***** boycott laws 2. Civil rights activists targeted segregation in interstate transportation (1 point) because they knew that the ...
  93. Social Studies

    Which of the following was NOT true of the Battle of New Orleans? a. It was a decisive victory. b. It signaled a change in strategy for the British. c. It made future president Andrew Jackson a hero.* d. It was fought after the peace agreement between the Americans and the ...
  94. math

    as of July 2004 the population of the United States 293,027,71 if more then half of this people live within 80 kilometers of the ocean about how many people live within that distance?
  95. college algebra

    advertising expenditures in the United States were $244 billion in 2000 and $245 billion in 2003. Let x be the number of years after 2000 and estimate advertisting expenditures in 2007.
  96. statistics

    A study found that 81% of households in the United States have computers. Of those 81%, 92% have Internet access. Find the probability that a U.S. household selected at random has a computer and has Internet access.
  97. Algebra

    The Political Noise Problem. The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula N = -t2 + 10t + 56 showing the noise level in decibels (N) as it relates to the time after the speaker stops talking in seconds (t). How ...
  98. math 157

    The Political Noise Problem. The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula showing the noise level in decibels (N) as it relates to the time after the speaker stops talking in seconds (t). How many seconds after the...
  99. algebra

    The Political Noise Problem. The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula N = -r^ + 12t + 54 showing the noise level in decibels (N) as it relates to the time after the speaker stops talking in seconds (t). How ...
  100. Algebra

    The Political Noise Problem. The amount of background noise is important to television news reporters. One station developed the formula N=-t^2+12t+54 showing the noise level in decibels (N) as it relates to the time after the speaker stops talking in seconds (t). How many ...
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