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  1. History

    NASA, space shuttles, and the International Space Station are (a)all related to Cold War spy technology (b) joint scientific study and space exploration efforts (c) United States efforts to build anti missile defenses (d) belief in extraterrestrial life
  2. social studies help!!

    how did this message and the events at the alamo affect texans. A. It discouraged texans who realized the battle had been lost. B. It encouraged texans to plead with the united states for support. C. It reminded texans that enslaved people would want freedon as well. D. It ...
  3. History

    Can someone please check these? I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks! 1. What was the purpose of the Freedmen's Bureau? a. to free the slaves b. to feed, clothe, and educate former slaves*** c. to move former slaves to the Northern states d. to ensure that former slaves had ...
  4. Geography

    Compare and contrast the various sources of energy. ---my teacher told me to do renewable and non-renewable. this is what i got: Energy sources are of two types: nonrenewable and renewable. Energy sources are considered nonrenewable if they cannot be replenished in a short ...
  5. statistics

    Assume that we collect a large (n>30) simple random sample of annual incomes of adults in the United States. Because the sample is large, can we approximate the distribution of those incomes with a normal distribution ? Why or why not?
  6. Soviet Union-US-Cold War

    What's the significance of the relationships of the Soviet Union and the United States to developing countries during the Cold War. How do you think it relates to conditions today?
  7. HIstory

    Why did the United States and the French support the creation of an independent Polish state in the Treaty of Versailles? How would the creation of an independent Polish state benefit the other allies?
  8. English morphology and syntax

    Identify the category and the head of the underlined phrases in the following sentences (The ones in CAPS ONLY): 1- Among your guests, he is THE MOST BORING TO TALK TO. 2- Your student scored HIGHER THAN ALL OF HIS CLASSMATES. 3- This wonderful city is MUCH MORE GLAMOROUS THAN...
  9. S.S

    1.Witch statement BEST describes yokohama? 2.Which describes a difference between life in Japan and life in the United States? 3.Which innovation would BEST address a challenge facing modern Japan?
  10. Social Studies

    Help needed! I looked through my SS book already, but it didn't help. So what makes more sense to me, is the answers, A or D. 1.What was North Korea’s response to President George W. Bush’s 2001 threat to stop negotiations? A. North Korea immediately gave in to his list of...
  11. Statistics

    In the United States, 43% of people wear a seat belt while driving. If two people are chosen at random, what is the probability that both of them wear a seat belt?
  12. math

    need help in 1996, the civilian labor force of the united states included 127 million people, and 5% were unemployed. how many people in the cilvilian labor force were unemployed?
  13. MATH

    The median number of medals won by these 12 countries is 14.5. If the United States of America's medal count is deleted from this data set, what is the median number of medals for the remaining countries?
  14. us history

    i have a DBQ that i'm not sure how to introduce (the first paragraph). the question is: in what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social developements between 1860 and 1877 amount to a revolution? thanks in advance You might consider something like this: The Civil...
  15. U.S History (Please Check)

    Which factor contributed most to the increased importance of literature in American culture during the 19th century? The success of major social-reform movements***** The spread of utopian communities throughout the nation The migration of European intellectuals to the United ...
  16. science

    I know that every element has only a certain set of allowed energy states & that the exact energy of these states depends upon the number of electrons, but why is the colour of the light emitted by an element (in GASEOUS STATE) characteristic of the element? The color of light...
  17. English

    1. Your instructor assigned the class to write an essay about a famous artist. What is the first step you should take to begin this project? A. Construct your thesis statement B. Decide the exact number of sources you will use C. Devise a title for your essay D. Do some ...
  18. java please help

    Build a presidents() method that prints out the names of the first 7 Presidents of the United States, each on separate lines. Remember to make your method a static method. Have your main method call the presidents() method.
  19. Math

    How many ways can 3 students be arranged in three chairs? I'm not really sure but I think that the answer will be 9 (nine), is that correct..?
  20. Logic

    Which of the following is not like the others? A. Mars B. Venus C. Asparagus D. Potatoes E. Computers F. Cheeses G. Chairs H. Pasta
  21. science

    What effect will the current governmental initiatives that focus on expanding health care coverage to more Americans have on health care costs and health care services in the United States? What would you add or subtract from the recently approved healthcare bill?
  22. history

    for my history assignment i have to write about immigration...i'm writing how immigration is good for the United States. can some one please give me some points on its benefits and drawbacks. so i can include it in my writing. thanks to anyone who can help :)
  23. Physical Science

    .In the early 1900s, two associates of New Zealander Ernest Rutherford bombarded thin sheets of gold with positively charged subatomic particles. They found that most of the particles passed right through the sheets but some bounced back as if they had hit something solid. ...
  24. American Government

    14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...
  25. American Government

    Where can the strengths of the Articles of Confederation be seen in the Constitution? A) The constitution allows states the ability to control most of their own affairs. B) The constitution allows states the power to tax citizens. C) the constitution allows states the ability ...
  26. spell

    Illegal immigrants should be allowed into America. An illegal immigrant is any person who enters the United States illegally, or any person who enters legally and stays past the time allowed. There are many arguments that support allowing illegal immigrants into America. ...
  27. English

    Please Help me with the closing any suggestions Overall, how the delivery was characterized and how he used the presentational aids, made me understand how to present a speech.. The strength that the speaker had on his speech was the tone of voice, and his gestures. An ...
  28. Civics

    Which of the following represents a benefit of the Second Amendment to citizens of the United States? It allows citizens to organize into groups for peaceful protests. It frees communities from crime. It helps citizens provide a defense against foreign invaders.*** It provides...
  29. Geography

    What states would you pass through if you wanted to travel by car from Texas to California using the shortest route? Use the link called United States On-Line Interactive Map. There are other maps here that will help you with all ...
  30. Social Studies

    Which of the functions would an international organization not perform? A-) Encourage greater trade among nation-states. B-) Help establish treaties between nation-states. C-) Set binding laws for nation states. ***** D-) Support multinational health and education services.

    I have a term paper and its on the Prohibition era, and i want to know if this thesis is the best, and if not,could you help reform it? thesis: Prohibition of alcohol in the United States during the 1900's was enacted to reduce crime, have a healthy country, and also to have a...
  32. stat.

    The average age of a vehicle registered in the United States is 8 years, or 96 months. Assume the standard deviation is 16 months. If a random sample of a group of 48 vehicles is selected find the probability that the mean of the group’s age is between 90 and 100 months.
  33. statistics

    The average age of a vehicle registered in the United States is 8 years, or 96 months. Assume the standard deviation is 16 months. If a random sample of a group of 48 vehicles is selected find the probability that the mean of the group’s age is between 90 and 100 months.
  34. environmental engineering

    Coal has about 2% sulfur. How many kilograms of sulfur would be emitted from coalfired power plants in the United States in 1 yr? (U.S. electricity production is about 0.28 × 1012 watts, and coal has an energy content of about 30 × 106 J/kg. Note that 1 J = 1W-sec.)
  35. Socials

    Confederation: For and Against. How do Macdonald and Howe represent the presence of the United States? In a paragraph, describe who, in your opinion used the American factor most effectively. Macdonald mentions Americans, but I cant find where they talk about the US. I think ...
  36. 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. I don't have a table, I have to figure it out using the TI-84 ...
  37. Home Economics

    7. The goal of the European Union is to _____. outdo the United States as an international trading nation coordinate tariffs among its members make a bigger trading bloc than that of the Asian nations create a single regional economy among its members
  38. 5th grade math

    Applying concept :calculate As of July 2004, the population of the United States was 293,027,571.if more than half of these people live within 80 kilometers of an ocean, about how many people live within that distance? Show your work.
  39. Civics

    Which of the following is the best example of a domestic policy? A resolution to join an international trade organization A decision to limit immigration to the United States A decision to send financial aid to another country after a natural disaster A resolution declaring ...
  40. Science

    Why can't companies make standard measured products to sell within the USA and make metric measured products to sell outside the United States?
  41. English

    The President detoured to Chicago for a special meeting. -------------------------------- What does the sentence above mean, #1 or #2? Is the special meeting in Chicago or anywhere else? 1. The President visited Chicago on the way to the White House to have a special meeting ...
  42. history

    Can someone please check my answers? I have to put the sequence in order that the events happened. 9.The Lewis and Clark expedition leaves st.louis 8.thomas jefferson authorizes robert livingston to offer $10million for new orleans and west flordia. 10.meriwether lewis and ...
  43. us history

    When the Framers decided to use population as a basis for tax rates, what debated issue was resolved? Whether to take steps to limit the slave trade Whether to allow states or Congress to tax trade*** Whether to directly or indirectly elect the President Whether to count ...
  44. Socials

    We are doing this party thing in Socials class. And my party is the NDP party, so we'll be asked questions from the Conservatives and Liberals. I have to advise the leader on stuff. But I don't know what to say. I'm just supposed to whisper stuff into my leader's ear if they ...
  45. US History

    9. How did Woodrow Wilson's reform platform during the 1912 campaign differ from that of Theodore Roosevelt? a. Wilson supported federal regulation of business b. Wilson promised to preserve free economic competition c. Wilson supported tariff reduction d. Wilson promised to ...
  46. Sociology

    Did I choose the correct answer #3 In the mid- to late 1880s, the United States experienced a surge in immigrants from <China and Japan> 1)Japan and Cuba. 2)China, Japan, and Mexico. 3)China and Japan < I chose this one< 4)China and Canada.
  47. English

    Need help with participles Onions are among the largest vegetable crops produced in the United States. Would the participle be largest We drove slowly, enjoying every minute of the drive. Would the participle be enjoying?
  48. english

    1.A flashback is indirect comparison of two unlike things. B.a major problem around which a story is built. C.the place and time during which a story takes place. D.a memory sequence that interrupts the chronological order of events 2.Identify the part of speech for the ...
  49. ETH 125

    The purpose of this assignment is for students to write a research paper 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, ...
  50. History

    2. The new boundary line set by the Adams-Onis Treaty had which of these affects? a) It created a system of dual governance in Florida. b) It represented the completion of Manifest Destiny. c) It began the decline of Spain's New World empire. d) It allowed the United States to...
  51. Social Studies

    Which of the following was a reason in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? A. To develop closer political ties with Europe B. To open China to provide the United States with needed materials C. To support peacekeeping efforts in Europe D. To acquire new markets and sources...
  52. us history

    Which answer best describes how many Southern states responded to the Thirteenth Amendment? The states created new laws that further expanded the rights of the former slaves. The states supported the Amendment and granted the former slaves all rights of citizenship. The states...
  53. Government Check

    Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Framers opposed direct democracy? =a.)They thought direct democracy is impractical in large countries like the United States. b.)They did not believe in consent of the governed. c.)They did not trust the common people to make ...
  54. SS

    Which of the following best reflects a shortcoming of the Kellogg-Briand Pact? A. It was unable to militarily prevent Hitler from marching into the Sudetenland. B. The United States did not participate. C. The Pact could only be enacted under an official declaration of war. D...
  55. Social Studies

    1. (Use the passage to answer the question) What kind of arrangement is agreed to in this contract? A. Sharecropping B. Black codes** C. Grandfather clause D. Ten Percent Plan 2. (Economic conditions in the South were far worse than in the North. Confederate soldiers had ...
  56. ETH 125

    2. Assignment: United States-Centric Views Comparison • Resource: Appendix D • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Give a copy of Appendix D to a friend or family member and ask that person to complete the table contained therein. In doing so, your chosen participant ...
  57. ETH/125

    Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word research paper in which you identify the linguistic, political, social, economic, religious, and familial conventions or statuses of four Hispanic groups living in the United States. The paper must address Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans. Where ...
  58. Business Writing

    Write a memo of 6–15 sentences based on the scenario given here. You’ve been put in charge of planning a one-day departmental training seminar with Dr. Melanie Dobler as the speaker. You must make travel arrangements for the speaker, reserve a company room large enough for...
  59. POL 201 Week 4 quiz help

    Question 1.1. The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) have one Chief Justice. have five associate justices. sit in two sessions each year. determine how many federal districts there would be. Question 2.2. The...
  60. POL Week 4. Answer check

    Question 1.1. The Judiciary Act of 1789 established all of the following except that the Supreme Court would (Points : 1) *A) have one Chief Justice. B)have five associate justices. C)sit in two sessions each year. D)determine how many federal districts there would be. ...
  61. Social Studies

    PLEASE ANSWER! PLEASE ANSWER! PLEASE ANSWER! Identify two problems resulting from urban sprawl in the western region of the United States. If these problems are not solved, what will the outcome likely be?
  62. History

    1.) Which factor contributed most to the beginning of the women's rights movement in the United States during the mid-1800s? A. A dramatic increase in women's PARTICIPATION in the workforce B. A shift in social attitudes brought on by increased sectional tensions C. the ...
  63. Algebra

    We are studying linear and quadratic functions and the problem is stated as: "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 ...
  64. English

    Procedure : Group Activity Looking at the picture on the left, let's play the guessing game. I have some pictures. Look at this picture. What is he doing? Guess what he is doing and say like this: He is running. I think he is running. Is he running? Is he walking? Is he ...
  65. History Check

    1.)In most States, the right to vote was originally denied to all but which one of the following groups? a)Women who owned land b)White men who owned property =c)Children of rich parents 2.)Which of the following statements would the Framers of the Constitution have disagreed ...
  66. spell

    Should Illegal Immigrants Be Allowed Into The U.S? Illegal immigrants should be allowed into America. An illegal immigrant is any person who enters the United States illegally, or any person who enters legally and stays past the time allowed. There are many arguments that ...
  67. essay

    I am writing an essay on a courageous United States elected official and cannot pick a subject to write about. The official must have been elected since 1956; presidents are not recommended subjects. Any ideas? Any ideas?
  68. Math

    In the United States, more male babies are born than female. In 2004, 2,104,661 males were born and 2,007,391 females were born. Determine the empirical probability of an individual being born a) male. b) female.
  69. United States Government

    Which of the following would NOT be advocated by modern conservatism? a. Free markets b. Small governments c. Laissez-faire economics d. Welfare programs e. Reliance on tradition I would say Reliance on tradition. what say?
  70. statistics

    the mean age at which men in the united states marry for the first time follows the normal distribution with a mean of 24.5 years. the standard deviation is 2.8 years. for a rabdom sample of 59 men, what is the likelihood that the age they were married were less than 25
  71. English

    Participles Onions are among the largest vegetable crops produced in the United States. Would the participle be produced? The truck, burdened with its load, traveled slowly over the rough road. Would the participle be burdened?
  72. COM170

    I am to identify all writing errors and correct them. Can you tell me if I did it right. The errors can be in the following categories: comma usage,question marks, quotation mark, andapostrophes, capitaliazion,colons, and semicolons, and commonly misuesd words. Why are many ...
  73. American Government

    If you were to vote in the United States, which party would you choose? Why would you join that party? Why would you NOT want to join the other party? I'm collecting the reasons that people give.

    "President Lincoln's Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863 bu Frances E. W. Harper It shall flash through coming ages, It shall light the distant years; And eyes now dim with sorrow Shall be brighter through their tears IT shall flush the mountain ranges, And the ...
  75. SS

    How is this so far? and what else should i add, i need two pages and i have only one done, due today. help? I Josephine A. Walker was a slave for Harry Richardson. Every morning I had to serve him, I had to be up by 4am and was unable to go to bed till 12am midnight. I had to ...
  76. Social Studies

    "The legislative package known as the Compromise of 1850 postponed the Civil War by a decade. However, like the 1820 Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850 failed to resolve the question of slavery in a meaningful way. Over the course of the 1850s, the inadequacies of ...
  77. jmh

    Which of the following was one of the policy changes Thomas Jefferson made when he became president? A. He used expensive displays to inspire the public’s respect. B. He planned to retire the national debt by paying it down. C. He wanted to build up the nation’s army and ...
  78. History

    "Although the economic growth of the United States between 1860 and 1900 has been attributed to a governmental policy of laissez-faire, it was in fact encouraged and sustained by direct government intervention." Assess the validity of this statement. Is there any more ...
  79. Government

    the coast guard,t he central intelligence agency, and the customs service all have a(n): a. suspicion of foreigners entering the united states. b. concern that all visitors to the US feel welcome c. exclusive involvement with the domestic affairs of the US d. involvement with ...
  80. social studies

    Select two groups of Native American people from two different areas within the united states. The areas you can select from include North, West,Southwest, Plains, and East/Southeast. Explain how environmental factors influenced their home and food.
  81. Language Arts: ESSAY IDEAS?!

    So I already have 3 ideas in my head to write a compare-and-contrast essay about, but I can't choose! Here are my options: 1) Books and Movies 2) iPhones and Androids 3) Philippines and the United States. Please give me feedback on what I should do, or give me another choice. ...
  82. History

    Which of the following was an important consequence of these events? * 1 point Most Southern slave-owners peacefully freed their slaves. Most African Americans moved to the North. Americans became involved in a Civil War. New slaves were transported from Africa to the United ...
  83. Pre calculus

    When “superballs” sprang upon the scene in the 1960’s, kids across the United States were amazed that these hard rubber balls could bounce to 90% of the height from which they were dropped. If a superball is dropped from a height of 2 m, how far does it travel by the ...
  84. Social Studies

    4.What caused Shay's Rebellion? A. Massachusetts had the power to tax its citizens B. Massachusetts needed to pay its debts C. Daniel Shays was an angry farmer D. Massachusetts property taxes were hard on farmers 5. Which of the following was ordered by the Northwest Oridance ...
  85. American Government

    14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...
  86. Tx History

    1. How did ranchers show ownership of the cattle? * 1 point They would put them in a pen near their home. They would brand them. They would tie them up and keep them nearby*** They would fence them in on their property. 2. The growth of the railroads united Texas because they ...
  87. accounting

    The board of trustees of a local church is concerned about the internal accounting controls pertaining to the offering collections made at weekly services. They ask you to serve on a three-person audit team with the internal auditor of the university and a CPA who has just ...
  88. American History

    Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding America's political climate between 1876 and 1896? A. The influence of the president over Congress diminished. B. Southern states tended to vote Republican. C. Little political power or influence was left to the ...
  89. World History (Ms. Sue)

    Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world. A: The U.S Constitution has greatly influenced political systems in the contemporary world. Thus, the principles laid out in the U.S. Constitution have played a major role in the ...
  90. history

    Help needed! I'm comparing France and the USA. If France had the Paris vs. Versaille conflict with regards to the city capital. As much as capitals showed the unity amongst the people, it also produced conflicts between different sectors of society. What did the United States ...
  91. history

    1.The bicameral organization of the Georgia legislature consists of ___ a. the House and Senate. b. the Supreme Court and the governor. c. districts and apportionment. d. senior and junior members.**** 2. Which of the following are true statements about the qualifications of ...
  92. congress and law

    Why hasn’t the president simply vetoed such laws since Congress was most often unable to override a veto? Will a line-item veto now give the president too much of an advantage over Congress?
  93. algebra

    the gateway arch is the tallest man-made monument found in the united states in St. Louis missouri. The gateway arch can be closely approximated by a parabola, is 630 feet high and 630 feet across at the base. 1) the maintenance crew is doing ht side of the arch, In ordersome ...
  94. physics

    Two speakers are separated by distance d1 = 2.40 m and are in phase. You are standing 3.00 m directly in front of one speaker. Each speaker has an output power of 1.20 W. Because the speakers are at different distances, there will be frequencies at which the sound from the ...
  95. History

    1. Which of these was a precedent that George Washington set? (5 points) constitutional amendment process formal presidential dinners singing of the national anthem use of a presidential cabinet 2. "The time for the new election of a citizen to be president of the United ...
  96. U.S history

    Which were the most important people in the united states? What did they do to be part of the u.s history? Who was the person that first landed on the moon? What was the austounant's name? In what year did it took place? Was it a male? Who was the name of the female austounant...
  97. math

    Jumping spiders can commonly be found in homes and barns throughout the United States. A jumping spider's jump can be modeled by the equation h = 33.3t - 16t2, where t represents the time in seconds and h is the height in feet. When is the spider's height at zero feet?
  98. Am I right??

    Who was the unions general? Ulysses S. Grant Who was the main general for the Confederacy? Robert E. Lee Who was president of the union? Abraham Lincoln Who was the president of the Confederacy? Jefferson Davis Am I right??
  99. math

    in a recent poll of 1,800 adults only 25% of the population approves of the president's performance. how many total people approve and how many total people disapprove of the president's performance? please help!
  100. CRT 205

    The following activity helps you sharpen your skills in recognizing deceptive reasoning. The statements below are derived from the viewpoints in this chapter. Beside each one, mark the letter of the type of deceptive appeal being used. More than one type of tactic may be ...
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