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. SOCIAL STUDIES 8TH

    I am doing a porfolito on connexus and i picked andrew jackson and henery clay but come up with nothing... i have to make a diolouge between the two about there belifs there dreams for the united states and how they would express there opinions.. and what theywould say about ...
  2. Social Studies

    Which cause most motivated the push for Mexican independence from spain? A.trade with the United States B.lack of rights and opportunities among non-Spanish C.Catholic missionary efforts D.geographic distance from spain I read my textbook and I came up with B as my answer I ...
  3. English

    1. Speaker 1 is going to make "a" speech about drinking alcohol. 2. Speaker 1 is going to make "the" speech about drinking alcohol. (Do we have to use 'a' or 'the'? Are both okay? which one is commonly used?) 3. When he makes a speech, the opposite team can make an argument by...
  4. Civics Economics

    1. Nixon's credibility as President was severely strained by the Watergate scandal. a. True b. False (A) 2. In the 1970's, the federal government gave up its policy of trying to Americanize the Indians. a. True b. False (B) 3. Vietnam was no longer an election issue by 1972. a...
  5. English

    1. If you want to raise a counterargument about the argument/speech, raise your hands. 2. If you want to raise a rebuttal about the argument/speech, raise your hands. 3. If you want to raise a question about the argument/speech, raise your hands. 4. If you want to raise a ...
  6. business 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...
  7. IT/210

    Generate a set of test inputs and expected results for the Currency Conversion program. Need to know if this looks right. Test Case 1: Valid Selection = Canadian Inputs: Currency_Type = 1 Int_Value = 100 U.S._Value = 68.12 Expected Output: The value of 100 Canadian dollars is ...
  8. finite MAth

    dent who wants to buy 3 CDs, but assume that there are 4 CDs featuring the piano, 6 CDs featuring the trumpet, and 7 CDs featuring the saxophone. (1) In how many different ways can the 3 CD's be selected? (2) In how many ways can the selection be made if CD's featuring at ...
  9. science

    What are 3 alternate sources of cleaner electricity? cleaner than what? i think you speak from alternative, renewable energy sources. examples are wind, photovoltaic, biomass or water. the advantage of these is that they do not emit greenhouse gases (ghg). to see how bad ...
  10. United States History

    What were the NORTHERN WHIGS views regarding the following: -slavery -women's suffrage -prohibition of alcohol -guarantee of free public education -aid/help for handicapped -right to education for women and African Americans -practice of religion -Native American citizenship
  11. english

    I need to write a 5 paragrah essay using Herringbone,decriptive words,transtiton and a metaphor in the fith paragraph. this is the topic: If I werepresident of the United states, what three areas would you fous on to improve public education across the nation I need help on ...
  12. History

    Which of the following was a consequence of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo? A.)Texas gained independence from Mexico. B.)The war between the United States and Mexico ended.*** C.)The Bear Flag Republic was officially recognized as a state. D.)The debate over allowing slavery ...
  13. History

    1.)Which best describes the purpose of the Electoral College in the United States? A.)chooses the winner of an election if the popular vote is disputed B.)reduces the number of smear campaigns among candidates C.)publishes the results from each state’s chosen electors D.)...
  14. us history

    1.   Why did the United States push for control of the Oregon Country? increased American settlement in the Pacific Northwest increased threat of British attacks on the Louisiana Territory discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountains need for more territory north of the Missouri...
  15. social studies

    in this question which was the main cause of the great migration to the United States in the 1800s and early 1900s. a. the need for workers in the US b. political unrest in Europe c. religious persecution in Eastern Europe d. scarcity of land and money I really think its a but...
  16. History

    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 I am having a very hard time figuring this out. I just can't remember. ...
  17. History

    What are some of the similarities between the Magna Carta and the United States Constitution? (Select all that apply.)  separation of church and state the social contract between the government and the governed providing for the concept of a three-branch government trial by a...
  18. Civics

    The Supreme Court case United States v. Nixon led to A.gaining executive privilege B.limits to executive privilege(I pick this one) C.Nixon keeping the tapes private D.Nixon losing his re-election
  19. literature/new,revised intro

    this is my intro after i made changes: Daughter of Invention[underlined] by Julia Alvarez is a great example of how families struggle when they move to a totally new place. The family moves from the Dominican Republic to the United States. This family consists of the narrator...
  20. Math

    In the United States, every 57 minutes an underage drinker is involved in a traffic fatality. A recent report urges a crackdown on teen-age drinking and driving. Estimate the number of underage drinkers involved in traffic fatalities each day.
  21. History

    Can someone please help me? Thanks Select one way World War II changed the roles of women or blacks in the United States and South Carolina. Explain the change you selected. Provide examples of how these events changed South Carolina’s society.
  22. History

    What was the most significant political effect of Reconstruction plans on Texas? Texas rejoined the United States Carpetbaggers shaped politics in Texas Texas was overseen by many different governors Two main Unionist groups which different viewpoints formed
  23. World History

    1.How did modern states emerge? 2.What challenges confronted the centralization of Muslim states during the 18th century? 3.How did the different Muslim states respond to these challenges? If you can at least tell me where to find it that would be great.
  24. U.S History

    Why were the Vietcong so successful against the United States? A.The Vietcong held the strategically important Ho Chi Minh Trail. B.U.S. troops could not engage the Vietcong in traditional warfare. C.Vietcong forces had superior weapons and military training. D.U.S. soldiers ...
  25. history

    1. Which factor contributed most to the increased importance of literature in American culture during the 19th century? A. the success of major social reform movement. B. The spread of utopian communities throughout the nations. C. The migration of European intellectuals of ...
  26. Statistics

    The average age of vehicles registered in the united states is 96 months, with a standard deviation of 16 months. If a random sample of 36 vehicles is selected, find the probability that the mean of their ages is between 90 and 100 months. Provide four places past the decimal ...
  27. history

    Define the term “Cold War”. Why were both the Soviet Union and the United States fearful of starting an outright war with each other? Detail one event or situation that brought both sides close to nuclear war. (Ex. Cuban Missile Crisis)
  28. 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. ...
  29. English/History

    President Bush had African Americans in his Cabinet. I cannot find info about President Carter's Cabinet. Did he have any African Am. Cabinet members?
  30. Social Studies

    What were the Articles of Confederation? A. a document created by the Continental Congress that served as a governmental plan for the nation as a whole B. a document created after the states had written their constitutions that included the powers and rights the states had not...
  31. Social Studies (Ms. Sue)

    1) Evaluate the effects of the Teapot Dome scandal on citizens' views of the federal government? A: Because of the Teapot Dome scandal, citizens viewed the federal government as corrupt. They lost their faith in the federal government until Harding's successor Calvin Coolidge...
  32. HSM210 Human Services in the United States

    I am not sure that I am grasping the concept of this assignment.. Could someone please read through my answers and let me know what you think? Thanks so much! (my answers are the letter or letters in front of the #'s) CRITICAL THINKING ACTIVITIES #1 Recognizing Deceptive ...
  33. History

    Can someone please check my answer? 7) When the Articles of the Confederation were written they showed Americans early distrust of: a. The British b. States having too much power c. Strong national government d. The President My Answer~b 14) Starting in the 1870s, Jim Crow ...
  34. English

    Which of the following is not true? A. Alvarez's imagery allows the reader to see and hear her speaker's neighborhood. B. Alvarez's tone is measured and wry. C. Alvarez's speaker wishes to take the reader into her confidence. D. Alvarez's diction, or word choice, indirectly ...
  35. History

    im writing an essay on the mexican and american war how is this? The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico. It commenced on 25 April, 1846 and ended on 2 February, 1848. President Polk played a large role in the United States government's ...
  36. govt

    give an example of a charismatic leader. Why this leader? Osama Bin Laden. Barak Obama Adolf Hitler Rev Sun Myung Moon Sgt. Alvin C. York, US Army General Robert E. Lee, CSA General Bob Pursley, USAF General Curtis Lemay, USAF Admiral Hyman Rickover, USN You can do an internet...
  37. English

    I included my corrections in brackets or I re-wrote them. Can you please check them? Thank you. 1)Furthermore, she thinks, the children love it and it keeps her husband good, because it is just three hundred meters away from his library. 2)Furthermore, she thinks, the children...
  38. History

    The US sent aid and assistance to China, much of it beig wasted by BLANK. When General BLANK told Truman that the United States could not affect the results of the Civil SWar, America became less interested in supporting the nationalists. What could be the answers? Could it be...
  39. History

    How did George Mason influence the creation of Bill of Rights? A.He refused to sign the United States Constitution. B.He encouraged others to opposed the ratification of the Constitution. C.He assembled a anti-federalist convention in Virginia to discuss the matter. D.He wrote...
  40. american goverment check answers

    3.  The National Science Foundation (NSF) raises money for scientific projects and research in the United States. What kind of agency is the NSF? (1 point) staff agency line agency legislative agency judicial agency 3.C
  41. 12th grade

    The three fifths compromise and the commerceand slave trade compromise were included in the constitution at the insistence of the southern states. Why did states in the south think these items were important and what price, if any, did southern states pay for their inclusion
  42. AG

    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 ...
  43. World history/ Latin America

    Check my answers please?? i have a star by my answer. 1. The policy by which strong nations extend their control and influence over weaker territories is called? Socialism Imperialism Populism 2. This theory justified the use of racial, national and cultural superiority that ...
  44. history

    who are the most recent appointees of the supreme court, when and by whom? i think it's Samuel A. Alito-2006 by president George W. Bush and Chief Justice John G.Roberts- 2005 by President George W. Bush. Am I correct? Can somebody help me please? Thank You!
  45. ELA

    "The Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution were twin explosions in thinking that made the 17th and 18th centuries one of the most exciting and dynamic eras in European history. People cam to believe the power of human reason apart from the guidance of religion. ...
  46. Statistics

    Suppose the U.S. president wants an estimate of the proportion of the population who support his current policy toward revisions in the Social Security system. The president wants the estimate to be within 0.028 of the true proportion. Assume a 99 percent level of confidence. ...
  47. Social Studies (Check, Please!)

    1) Evaluate the effects of the Teapot Dome scandal on citizens' views of the federal government? A: Because of the Teapot Dome scandal, citizens viewed the federal government as corrupt. They lost their faith in the federal government until Harding's successor Calvin Coolidge...
  48. Statistics

    Marks: --/20 What percentage of the general US population have bachelor's degrees? The Statistical Abstract of the United States (120th edition), gives the percentage of bachelor's degrees by state. For convenience, the data are sorted in increasing order. 17, 18, 18, 18, 19, ...
  49. statistics

    In 2005, about 233 million people in the United States were aged 14 or older. They consumed, on average, 2.23 gallons of alcohol per person. use scientific notation to estimate the total number of gallons of alcohol consumed by this age group.
  50. Calc

    The U.S. population is approximated by the function P(t) = 556 1 + 3.72e−0.5t where P(t) is measured in millions of people and t is measured in 30-year intervals, with t = 0 corresponding to 1930. What is the expected population of the United States in 2020 (t = 3)? (...
  51. Physics

    There are approximately 110 million TVs in the United States. Each uses, on average, 80 W of power and is turned on for 5.9 hours a day. If electrical energy costs 0.11 dollars per kWh, how much money is spent every day in keeping the TVs turned on?
  52. econ

    The terms below are measures or individual components of the money supply. Specifically considering the money supply of the United States, rank these items from largest to smallest in terms of dollar value. Currency, M2,M1,Balances in savings accounts, travelers check
  53. social studies

    in the first chapter of the book,section 1 review.i need help with number 3 and 4. number 3 is in what ways did native american cultures shares traditions and knowledge. and #4 is how do the mound builder societies provide evidence of the spread of mesoamerican culture into ...
  54. Social Studies Check Answers Please

    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 United ...
  55. History

    PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2012—Arizona's new immigration law takes effect this week. According to the law, police officers must check the status of anyone who may be an undocumented immigrant. Officers have the right to decide who is checked under this law. Which argument would a ...
  56. social studies

    hello, my homework page starts out with In 1979, muslim fundalists led a successful rebellion against the united states-backed shah of iran and took control of that country? my question is what country? i think the paper printed wrong were doing 1979 fundamentalists thanks
  57. physics

    in 1993 bicyclist rebecca twigg of the united states traveled 3.00 km in 217.347 s suppose she travels the entire distance at her average speed and that she then accelerates at -1.72 m/s2 TO COME TO A COMPLETE STOP AFTER CROSSING THEfinish line hoew long does it take her to ...
  58. Lang ARts

    hat fact best explains why it is significant that Angelou's narrative is set in 1940? In 1940, the United States was not yet involved in World War II. In 1940, segregation of blacks and whites was still the norm. In 1940, most high school students did not go on to college. i ...
  59. us history

    Why did the United States push for control of the Oregon Country? A. increased American settlement in the Pacific Northwest. B. increased threat of British attacks on the Louisiana Territory C. discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountains D. need for more territory north of the ...
  60. us history

    the battle of chancellorville defined the union effort in the civil war as being about slavery. true or false what happened to many former slaves after the civil war? -factory workers -united states military -moved to idaho or utah -sharecroppers and tenant farmers
  61. socia studies

    Free trade has led to more manufacturing jobs in Mexico because it? Drives up the cost of agricultural goods. Makes it cheaper to export good to the united states. (MY ANSWER) Encourage tourism between the two countries Makes American good less expensive.
  62. Math

    The table below shows the number of deaths in the U.S. in a year due to a variety of causes. For these questions, assume these values are not changing from year to year, and that the population of the United States is 312 million people. a) What is the probability that an ...
  63. History (pls help)

    1. Which of the following actions accured first? A. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. B. The Axis powers invaded neighboring territories. C. The Lend-Lease Act was proposed. D. The United States drafted men into the armed forces Help pls 7th grade history
  64. ww2 history

    How many Japanese fought at Pearl Harbor? I just need an approximation, I know that 55 were killed, which was lower numbers compared to the United States....I can't find the numbers for this anywhere because it isn't well documented except the causalities. Would you say an ...
  65. 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...
  66. Georgia

    I need help find a website on georgia. Thank you very much. You will find sites for maps, history, government and tourism at this: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=Georgia&btnG=Google+Search http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(U.S._state) http://www.answers...
  67. Civics ASAP PLZ =:)

    What is one advantage the United States has over Canada for maintaining a diversified economy? The U.S. has a greater gold resource. The U.S. has a greater labor resource. The U.S. has a greater per capita of fresh water. The U.S. has a greater land resource. ***
  68. Civics ASAP PLZ =:)

    What is one advantage the United States has over Canada for maintaining a diversified economy? The U.S. has a greater gold resource The U.S. has a greater labor resource The U.S. has a greater per capita of fresh water The U.S. has a greater land resource***
  69. 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
  70. 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 ...
  71. 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 ...
  72. 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..?
  73. 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
  74. 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 ...
  75. 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?
  76. 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?
  77. 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?
  78. 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. ...
  79. 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...
  80. 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 ...
  81. 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?
  82. 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 ...
  83. 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?
  84. 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?
  85. 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?
  86. 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...
  87. 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 ...
  88. 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...
  89. 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 ...
  90. 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 ...
  91. 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?
  92. 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 :)
  93. 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 ...
  94. 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 ...
  95. 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 ...
  96. english

    1.A flashback is A.an 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 ...
  97. 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. ...
  98. 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 ...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
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