# 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. ### Statistics (43)

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by young women of drinking age has been increasing in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe (The Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2006). Data (annual consumption in liters) consistent with the findings reported in The Wall Street...
2. ### Economics (42)

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by young women of drinking age has been increasing in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe (The Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2006). Data (annual consumption in liters) consistent with the findings reported in The Wall Street...
3. ### Economics (42)

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by young women of drinking age has been increasing in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe (The Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2006). Data (annual consumption in liters) consistent with the findings reported in The Wall Street...
4. ### math

Could someone please help me with this problem I don't know how to solve it and I am terrible at word problems. 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 (...
5. ### government

what is the purpose of presidential primaries a. to help choose delegates to the parties' national conventions b. to choose members of the electoral college c. to elect a new president and vice president d. to elect state officials b or ...
6. ### government

what is the purpose of presidential primaries a. to help choose delegates to the parties' national conventions b. to choose members of the electoral college c. to elect a new president and vice president d. to elect state officials b or ...
7. ### government

the job of the national security council is to a. advise the president about foreign trade b. prepare the federal budget c. supervise the civil service d. advise the president about the nation's safety a or d. but ill go with...a
8. ### Social Studies

26.The oil industry in Mexico is owned by the People or GOvernment Government 27.Many production companies have built facilities in Latin America because of Cheap labor or no taxes no taxes? 28.Who was the first president in 70 years that was not a member of the Institutional ...
9. ### English

What is the title for the student who is a representative of all the students in school? is it school president or student president? Would you let me know about that? Thank you.
10. ### Algebra

Please Help Me with this problem:Ozark Furniture Company can obtain at most 3000 board feet of maple lumber for making its classic and modern maple rocking chairs. A classic maple rocker requires 15 board feet of maple, and a modern rocker requires 12 board feet of maple. ...
11. ### math

Six people are going to be seted in a row of 8 chairs. How many different ways may they be seated?
12. ### government

In gov't what does ommittee reforms that have taken power away from chairs represent?
13. ### English

I need some help with looking over my answers... thanks for the help... Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and ...
14. ### Social Stuides

canada is bigger than the united states but only has ____ as may people A one-half B one-fourth C one-eighth D one-ninth this one because the US has 318m and Canada has 35m so 318/35=9.0857..
15. ### political science

Please help Thank you Examining and criticizing the policies and proposals of the majority party is a function of ? The majority party Foreign governments The minority party Government bureaucrats The judicial branch The power an interest group exerts is generally dependent ...
16. ### english

If there is a problem with a given sentence, write the letter corresponding to that problem in the appropriate blank. If there is no problem with the sentence, put “C” in the blank. A. Dangling/Misplaced Modifier B. Parallelism Error C. Correct sentence 1. _____ Yesterday...
17. ### ETH125

conduct research to determine if the group colonized or if it immigrated to the United States. Did the group face prejudice, segregation, racism, or any combination of the three? If so, how and Why? Include your research findings in your essay. You may search though chapters ...
18. ### American history

I have to answer these questions: 5. Compare the viewpoints of the senators in the Versailles Treaty. 6. What was the final outcome of the Treaty of Versailles for the United States? 7. How was the map of Europe and the Middle East transformed as a result of the treaty? Please...
19. ### World History

1)War over this country involved the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. in 1975 it fell under Communist control. I said South Vietnam 2)In the 1980's this nation was a world industrial leader as well as major competitor with U.S. I said China ( Russia and USSR are not ...
20. ### Art

I have a project and in my instructions it states: * Have a broad area of art selected for your project, for example, architecture, sculpture, film, video art, installation art, performance art, painting, drawing, photography, or Internet art. * Within your chosen artistic ...
21. ### 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. How were these differences important to the international state of affairs in 1450? this is using the american nation: a history...
22. ### logic

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...
23. ### language arts

El Niño is a change in how warm the ocean is. It happens when warm water from the Pacific moves eastward. No one knows why this happens. It takes place every four or five years and lasts for about a year. No two are the same. It can change the weather in many places at once. ...
24. ### Math

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). Use the equation below to ...
25. ### US HISTORY

ARTICLE 8 OF THE PLATT AMENDMENT: "THAT BY WAYOF FURTHER ASSURANCE THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA WILL EMBODY THE FORGOING PROVISIONS IN A PERMANENT TREATY WITH THE UNITED STATES" WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS ARTICLE IN THE PLATT AMENDMENT? I DON'T REALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT IT IS ...
26. ### STATISTICS

What percentage of the general U.S. population has bachelor’s degrees? Suppose that the Statistical Abstract of the United States, 120th Edition, gives the following percentage of bachelor’s degrees by state. For convenience, the data are sorted in increasing order. 19 20 ...
27. ### ECONOMICS

Wilpen Company, a price-setting firm, produces nearly 80 percent of all tennis balls purchased in the United States. Wilpen estimates the U.S. demand for its tennis balls by using the following linear specification:
28. ### economics

Wilpen Company, a price-setting firm, produces nearly 80 percent of all tennis balls purchased in the United States. Wilpen estimates the U.S. demand for its tennis balls by using the following linear specification:
29. ### History

The Titanic was a ship that sailed between which 2 countries? a.Britain b.United States c.England What 3 countries make up the triple entente? a.France b.Russia c.Great Britain d.England Each word can only be used once for each question.
30. ### Math

7 billion chocolate chip cookies are consumed annually. In order to find out how many cookies are consumed on average by every person in the United States, what other information would you need to know in order to solve the problem?
31. ### WH

Using the following passage from Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 1763 book The Social Contract to answer the following question Which quotation from the Declaration of Independence shows the influence of the idea of the social contract on the founders of the United States?
32. ### English- Peer Edit

Can someone look over this essay and peer edit it for me? Just the basic grammar/spelling/structure of the essay would be great. It's on why I believe the the civil war broke out for history. Pay no attention to the formatting. Thank you. :-) The Civil War was inevitable from ...
33. ### English

I Need help on writing an essay, Would Steven Spielberg be a good speaker for a school assembly? Write a letter convincing your principal that Steven Spielberg would or would not be a good speaker for an assembly at your school.
34. ### english

3. Which one of the following sentences best describes paraphrasing? A. Janette listened to the speaker and took notes. B. Janette listened to the speaker, asked questions, and wrote a report. C. Oscar studied Dr. Frost's article and summarized it in his own words. D. Oscar ...
35. ### transportation and cargo

would these agencies have the biggest impact on global transportation security post 9/11. • TSA • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) • U.S. Department of ...
36. ### Ashford University

Evaluate the ways in which the legacy of slavery has prevented the United States from building a more just society, supporting your evaluation with the textbook and additional sources. Define what Dr. King’s refrain, “free at last,” looks like to you and how our society ...
37. ### algebra

I NEED HELP!! The table shows the annual consumption of cheese people in the United States foor selected years in the nineteenth century. What cubic model best fits this data? Year Pounds Consumption 1915 4.156 1922 4.857 1946 7.16 1991 29.989
38. ### Statistics

Science scores for high school seniors in the United States are normally distributed with a mean of 78 and a standard deviation of 10. Students scoring in the top 10% are eligible for a special prize consisting of a laptop and \$2,000. What is the approximate cutoff score a ...
39. ### Social Studies

What was a common thread in the fall of communist regimes throughout Eastern Europe? A) a decline in education and health care******* B) poor economies and demands for more rights C) a lack of strong leaders in communist governments D) support for military alliance with the ...
40. ### history

The Wilmot Proviso called for popular sovereignty on the slave question in the territories won from Mexico. True False The Wilmot Proviso ____________________. passed the House and Senate. enraged the South. brought the North and South together on the issue of slavery. became ...
41. ### Statistics

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by young women of drinking age has been increasing in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe (The Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2006). Data (annual consumption in liters) consistent with the findings reported in The Wall Street...
42. ### Stats

Consumption of alcoholic beverages by young women of drinking age has been increasing in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe (The Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2006). Data (annual consumption in liters) consistent with the findings reported in The Wall Street...

Suppose you surveyed 50 students and 34 said that they approve of how the president is doing. Construct 90%, 95%, and 99% confidence intervals for the true proportion of students in your school who approve of how the president is doing. Be sure to specifically calculate the ...
44. ### us history

how did the fear of alienating the border states affect nothern strategy during the war? President Lincoln is "reported to have said that he hoped to have God on his side, but he had to have Kentucky." That's from this article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Border_states_(...
45. ### US History

All of the statements below are examples of a social revolution that came with the political revolution in the late 18th century except for: A. In the majority of states, state legislatures eliminated property qualifications for voting. B. Trade organizations for commoners ...
46. ### English

A Foreign Service Officer (FSO) is a commissioned member of the United States Foreign Service. --------------------------- Does "the Foreign Service" mean "the Diplomatic Office" or "the US Foreign Ministry?" Are they the same in meaning?
47. ### history

12. Link Past and Present 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. ...
48. ### Confidence Intervals

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 the...
49. ### Social Studies

How did the United States attempt to stay out of European conflicts? A. By sending a limited number of troops to France. B. By proclaming neutrality and signing treaties with Britian and Spain. C. By encouraging the Native Americans to get involved instead. D. By allowing the ...
50. ### Microeconomics

Two centuries ago there were more buffalo than cattle in the United States. Even though millions of cattle are killed for beef consumption each year, the catttle population continues to grow while the buffalo are virtually extinct. why? Explain in economic's term. Thanks
51. ### help me please. easy

After forty years of intensive research, on school learning in the United States as well as abroad, my major conclusion is: What any person in the world can learn, almost all persons can learn, if they are provided with the appropriate prior and current conditions of learning...
52. ### Regents

I am taking the Regents next month and in my schedule there is something that says RE in Algebra 2 , RE in United States History and Government and I think RE ,refers to Regents,am I accurate?plz help!, forgive me if the question seems to be articulated from some brute student...
53. ### History

Which is an impact of World War 1 A: German and Russian monarchies became stronger. B: The united states became the largest creditor nation. C: Europeans used their money to buy American goods. D: France no longer had a demand for British goods. My answer is B

Haru is a Japanese businessman in the United States for a conference. He spent \$223 on a rental car. If the exchange rate that day is USD to JPY = 80.79, approximately how much did Haru spend in Japanese yen? a- 18,016 b-27,603 c-180 d-3,623 My answer is A
55. ### Social Studies (2 questions)

Question #1: Why did Jews feel entitled to claim Israel as their nation following World War II? a. They had not place else to go. b. They believed that God had promised them this land. c. They had the military strength to hold the land d. The United Nations had given them the ...
56. ### Government

A president's policy initiatives are significantly more successful when the president. A.has the strong support of the American people. B.is a former member of congress. C.is on good terms with other world leaders. D.is in office when the economy goes bad, which creates a ...
57. ### Social Studies (please check Ms. Sue)

1. 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 a nuclear attack*** d. to allow for faster speeds ...
58. ### Social Studies

What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? A. that states would always work in their own self-interest even if it meant harm to the nation as a whole B. that the central government would always favor large states over the smaller states ...
59. ### finite MAth

Assume that the student has a cup with 14 writing implements: 7 pencils, 5 ball point pens, and 2 felt-tip pens. (1) In how many ways can the student select 8 writing implements? (2) In how many ways can the selection be made if no more than one ball point pen is selected?
60. ### math

A student has a cup with 14 writing implements: 7 pencils, 5 ball point pens, and 2 felt-tip pens. In how many ways can the student select 4 writing implements? = C(14,4) = 1001 In how many ways can the selection be made if no more than one ball point pen is selected?
61. ### Geography (Ms. Sue)

How are the Llanos, cerrado, and pampas of South America similar to the Great Plains of the United States? My answer: These areas of land are similar to the Great Plains as they are flat plains as well as grasslands.
62. ### Math

The planning committee for the upcoming school play “Miss-terious” at LMSA asked the mathematics classes to give them some estimates about income that could be expected at different ticket price levels. The class did some market research to see what students would be ...
63. ### 3 grade english ms sue

vowels:r-controlled directions replace the sound in each word with the correct combination of letters. choose one of the combinations in the box. write the word on the line. /er/spelled ir,er,ur,ear,or ar spelled or spelled or,ore,oar 1- moth/er/ my son write (mother) 2-h/er/t...
64. ### statistics

17. All three‐digit numbers that can be formed using the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 without repeating the digits are (a) 50. (b) 60. (c) 15. (d) 71. 18. One of the counting rules used to determine the total number of possible outcomes for experiments in which the order of ...
65. ### social studies

The British attempted two invasions of America from the sea. The first one was at ? (Baltimore) and the second one at ?(New York) 2. After capturing Washington, the British attacked what city, which they failed to capture? Answer: New York, Statton Island 3. On November 7, ...
66. ### social studies

The British attempted two invasions of America from the sea. The first one was at ? (Baltimore) and the second one at ?(New York) 2. After capturing Washington, the British attacked what city, which they failed to capture? Answer: New York, Statton Island 3. On November 7, ...
67. ### social studies

The British attempted two invasions of America from the sea. The first one was at ? (Baltimore) and the second one at ?(New York) 2. After capturing Washington, the British attacked what city, which they failed to capture? Answer: New York, Statton Island 3. On November 7, ...
68. ### sci

Describe how plate tectonics is related to the formation of volcanoes. · Which type of plate margin commonly forms volcanoes? · Name one of the most popular volcanoes in the United States or the world. Discuss if the volcano is active, and how it has impacted the area. help ...
69. ### Geography

You need to open a new clothing factory to keep up with the demand for your clothing in the United States. You have looked into building the factory in Trinidad and Tobago. Would your factory likely be able to find enough workers? Explain your answer.
70. ### statistic

Of all mortgage foreclosures in the United States, 50% are caused by disability. People who are injured or ill cannot work--they then lose their jobs and thus their incomes. With no income, they cannot make their mortgage payment and the bank forecloses. 14 mortgage ...
71. ### spanish!!!

which was not found in the ancient maya culture? pyramids hieroglyphics ball courts ** roof gardens Which is a yearly festival in the united states? National Salvadoran- american day pupusa festival ** salvadoran folkore week salvadoran new year
72. ### american government

Some analysts maintain that the United States is poorly served by a Congress that is often beset by inaction and localism. Supporters of the Congress maintain that the institution is a superior deliberative and representative institution. Which argument is the more persuasive ...
73. ### social studies

Some analysts maintain that the United States is poorly served by a Congress that is often beset by inaction and localism. Supporters of the Congress maintain that the institution is a superior deliberative and representative institution. Which argument is the more persuasive ...
74. ### 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?
75. ### Empirical Inquiry

Assume that true proportions of the people who support "Obamacare" is a quarter of the population. If you took a sample of 1,000 people living in the United States, what would be the variance of this estimator? what would be the expected value of your estimator for this ...
76. ### health care in the US

What can the United States’ health care system learn from health care systems in other countries?
77. ### Statistics

a. Find the mean, median, and range for each of the two data sets. b. Find the standard deviation using the rule of thumb for each of the data sets. c. Compare the two sets and describe what you discover. The following data sets shows the ages of the first seven presidents (...
78. ### statistics

1. Find the mean, median, and range for each of the two data sets? 2. Find the standard deviation using the rule of thumb for each of the data sets. 3. Compare the two sets and describe what you discover. The following data sets shows the ages of the first seven presidents (...
79. ### American lit

What is the significance of the kitchen setting in Langston’s Hughes’ poem “I,Too”? The kitchen represents images of deep racial injustice in society. Hughes wanted to express the importance of family tradition The kitchen is a symbol of hope during a difficult time in...
80. ### finance

A young couple was involved in a multi-level marketing business for a number of years under the wife’s name. The husband used his money and made a loan of RM 20000(about 6000 US dollar) from an Islamic bank to start the business. The profit gained from the business is mainly...
81. ### IT 220

Locate a news article from an English-speaking country other than the United States. List the URL, List the name of the Newspaper, list the country of origin, and summarize the article where indicated below.
82. ### Language Arts!

What kind of argument is used when an author compares water usage in the United States to water usage in poor countries. appeal to emotions appeal to ethics appeal to reason My answer: B

a man borrows rm5000 at 15%.He pays rm2000 in 2 months and rm2000 in 4 months . how much would he have to pay in 6 months to cancel the debt by merchants' rule?by united states rule?
84. ### American History: Iranian Revolution

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 think that it's D. Can anyone verify?
85. ### Texas 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. Anyone know a good example of this question?
86. ### English 12 help

I was just wondering if these sentences that i wrote is fluent enough, and please help me edit these senetnces to make it better. thanks! The three gorges dam was made to deliberately lower the number of floods in mainland China and lower the impacts of the floods on humans ...
87. ### math

In how many ways can 6 students be seated in a row of 6 chairs if Shane insists on sitting in the first chair?
88. ### Social Studies

Each of the following took place during the Russian revolution EXCEPT A.A new government forced the tsars to give up their power. B.Russia made peace with Germany. C.a democratic president was given power. D.the Russian Empire was renamed the Soviet union. Is the Answer C?
89. ### English III

Lesson 6.07 Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and...
90. ### Civics

Which statement about the relationship between the president and the Cabinet is false? =Because the president is so busy, members of the Cabinet often have a good deal of leeway in the running of their departments. Not all executive departments are subject to presidential ...
91. ### Please Check Other Half (Public Speaking)

6. (TCO9) If you wanted to show the way a university budget was distributed, which type of visual aid would work best? B a pie graph a chart a line graph a drawing 7. (TCO9) How does a speaker benefit from using a visual aid? C Visual aids distract attention from the speaker. ...
92. ### English

1.In Social Studies, i learned about the famous Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 2. One of wright's best-known works is his house, fallingwater, in bear run, Pennsylvania. 3."Yes, wright still may be the best-known american architect," Mrs. Lee said. 4. Louis sullivan (1856-1924...
93. ### Language Arts, help a.s.a.p.

What is the term of the part of a story that sets up the story’s ending? A. exposition B. conflict C. falling action D. resolution Short Selection: Our farm was on Stone Church Road near the parkway. I was very upset when my parents sold it, but Dad said the buyers made him ...

Hey. I don't really have an opinion on this, so just seeing what everyone else thinks. Do you think the United States should trade with China or other countries with a poor human rights record? Thanks!!! I'm ok with using economic policies as a tool to achieve international ...
95. ### Economics

In recent years, talk has risen and ebbed about creating a FTAA (Free Trade Area of the Americas), encompassing countries in North, Central and South America. Based on the successes and failures of NAFTA evaluate whether the United States should participate in such an FTAA.
96. ### Spanish 1

46. Mañana voy al parque con _________ abuelos. a. ochenta años b. mi c. mí d. mis B 47. "¿Quién está es casa?" "No hay _______." a. gemelos b. cuántos c. nadie d. personas pelirrojas Not sure... 48. As in the United States, hyphenated surnames are quite common in ...