# 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. ### 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...
2. ### Geography

What states would you pass through if you wanted to travel by car from Texas to California using the shortest route? http://www.yourchildlearns.com/geography.htm Use the link called United States On-Line Interactive Map. There are other maps here that will help you with all ...
3. ### ENGLISH

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...
4. ### 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.
5. ### 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.
6. ### 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.)
7. ### 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 ...
8. ### 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 ...
9. ### 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

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.
11. ### 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 ...
12. ### 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?
13. ### 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 ...
14. ### 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 ...
15. ### 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.
16. ### 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?
17. ### 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 ...
18. ### 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...
19. ### 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. ...
20. ### 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...
21. ### 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, ...
22. ### 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...
23. ### 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...
24. ### 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 ...
25. ### 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...
26. ### 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 ...
27. ### 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 ...
28. ### Social Studies

Which pull factor would most likely encourage an immigrant who wanted to raise and sell cattle in the United States A. industrial jobs B. inexpensive land C. the promise of freedom D. expensive land in home country I think it's B If anyone had all the answers to the test ...
29. ### URGENT LANGUAGE

"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 ...
30. ### 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 ...

32. ### 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 ...
33. ### 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 ...
34. ### 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 ...
35. ### 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 ...
36. ### 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 ...
37. ### 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?
38. ### 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.
39. ### 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?
40. ### 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
41. ### 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?
42. ### 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 ...
43. ### 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 ...
44. ### 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 ...
45. ### 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 ...
46. ### 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 ...
47. ### 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?
48. ### 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 ...
49. ### 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 ...
50. ### 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.
51. ### 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. ...
52. ### 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 ...
53. ### 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 ...
54. ### Math

Find the original price for a kitchen table and chairs selling for \$799.99 at 40% off. Round to the nearest dollar
55. ### 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 ...
56. ### 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 ...
57. ### 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 ...
58. ### 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??
59. ### 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!
60. ### 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 ...
61. ### 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 ...
62. ### 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 ...
63. ### 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 ...
64. ### 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 ...
65. ### L.A.

In what ways is the use of descriptive language in the two poems similar?(oh captain my captain and the road not taken) A.Both use analogies to represent decisions the speakers made. B.Both use sorrowful images to communicate regret. C.Both use literal descriptions as symbols ...
66. ### math

a board of 4 members is going to be formed from the 30 students of a class. The board is formed of a president a vice president a secretary and a treasurer. What is the number of possible boards knowing that each of the 30 students can occupy any post?
67. ### math

A board of 4 members is going to be formed from the 30 students of a class. The board is formed of: a president a vice president a secretary and a treasurer. What is the number of possible boards knowing that each of the 30 students can occupy any post?
68. ### 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...
69. ### 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?
70. ### math

A family from Hong Kong is visiting the United States. Their first stop is a bank, where the following exchange rate is posted: USD to HKD= 7.78. On this day, how many U.S. dollars will the family get for 10 of their Hong Kong Dollars? Round to the nearest cent.
71. ### U.S History

1. Which of these was a precedent that George Washington set? (5 points) a)constitutional amendment process b)formal presidential dinners c)singing of the national anthem d)use of a presidential cabinet 2. "The time for the new election of a citizen to be president of the ...
72. ### English 4

In line 18 of Auden’s “In Memory of W. B. Yeats.” The poet Yeats is described as being “scattered among a hundred cities” after his death. Explain what the speaker means by this phrase. The speaker means that nobody really cared about his death. Nobody really cared ...
73. ### ELA

In which sentence about "Two Kinds" is the word nonchalantly used correctly? A. The family nonchalantly moved to United States from China. B. The piano was reconditioned nonchalantly. C. The daughter nonchalantly announced she was quitting piano. D. The mother presented test ...
74. ### eth 125

I have rewrote this paper 3 times my fellow classmate keeps telling me it is not in APA format. Can someone please point out what needs to be fixed. I am completely confused now and ready to give up. Your help would be wonderful. Here is the paper... Ethnic Groups and ...
75. ### history

Could you please help me with these questions to kind of get me going on this general topic I must write about? What did children do in the United States before the first compulsory acts were enacted? How, if at all, did they educate themselves? How would anyone learn anything...
76. ### Social Studies

What was one effect of the Haymarket Riot? A) The influence of the American Federation of labor diminished B) The practice of collective-bargaining became more common C) Membership in the knights of labor grew rapidly *** D) Organized labor became less popular in the United ...
77. ### math

A downtown auditorium hosts large events. The auditorium can seat 600 people at one time. The sponsors of an awards dinner are using the auditorium for 450 people. The chef has prepared meals for 3/4 of the usual 600 people. The pastry chef has made enough dessert for 5/8 of ...
78. ### W.history

Has anybody read Lord of The Flies?? Yes. Many of us have read Lord of the Flies. If you post your questions and your answers, we'll be glad to critique them for you. OK well, 1.Who is the leader of the choir boys? I think it is their teacher 1.Who is the leader of the choir ...
79. ### Science

Which of the following occurs during artificial selection but not natural selection? a. Selection pressures result in only certain traits from a population being passed on to offspring. b. Traits are passed to offspring through genes. c. Males and females mate and produce ...
80. ### writing

Which one is correct: As president Bush walked to rhe podium,... or As President Bush walked to the podium,.... Since that is his official title, it would be treated the same way as Mr., or Gen. Cap on Pres
81. ### Social Studies

Why was Lincoln assassinated? Choices are: A. Booth had a mental illness B. Booth blamed Lincoln for the war C. Booth shot the president by accident D. Booth was paid by southern sympathizers to kill the president
82. ### POS-301-0101 arizona government

Using 750-1,000 words, create a chronological narrative delineating the significance of the documents/events listed below that impacted the evolution of the United States Constitution. In your narrative, discuss each of the documents and/or events listed below, then analyze ...
83. ### transportation and cargo security

what agencies had the biggest impact on global transportation security post 9/11. would this be like... • TSA • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) • U.S. ...
84. ### History--Ms. Sue, Writeacher, Reed??

The women's-rights movement in the United States was first started by women who -faced economic discrimination in the workplace -had experience in other social-reform movements*** -were important figures in the Second Great Awakening. -had an impact on the outbreak of the ...
85. ### precal

In sixteen states and the District of Columbia, the legal blood-alcohol level is 0.08. Use the formula A(x) = -0.0082x2 + 0.06x to compute blood-alcohol levels as a function of x (the time in hours). When is the first time that a person can be arrested for drunken driving ...
86. ### North American Climate

True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. The only climate not found in the United States is the Mediterranean climate. Please select the best answer from the choices provided T F True?
87. ### Algebra 1

Algebra 1 word problems help please 1. Madison is making a vinaigrette for her catering service using olive oil that costs 50 cents per ounce and apple cider vinegar that costs 35 cents an ounce.The ideal batch of vinaigrette has 25% vinegar.If she has already combined 3 cups ...
88. ### History

The publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin resulted in? A.the angering of southern states over the exaggerated detail of slavery. B.northern states breaking away from the country. Csouthern states abolishing slavery. (everybody knows its not C haha but i think its A i just need a ...
89. ### Geography (Ms. Sue)

Do you recommend any videos of a particular city in the United States, in which I could gather information for a report from? Also, if I typed my report, could you assist me in correcting as well as improving it? The report is supposed to relate to the five themes of geography...
90. ### Civics

In Article I, the United States Constitution says, “No State shall…coin money.” Instead, the Constitution grants authority to coin money to the national government. This means that coining money is an example of what kind of power? Reserved Shared Delegated Concurrent
91. ### Criminal Justice/Victimology

Victim rights reform has taken four different legislative routes in the United States. Which of the following is NOT one of them? A. Federal constitutional reform B. State constitutional reform C. Federal legislation D. city and county ordinances I think it's D, but not sure

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...

Two speakers, A and B, are emitting identical, synchronized (in-phase) sound waves at 240kHz. A person standing a point C hears a relatively loud sound. She then starts walking towards point D, and notices the sound gets quieter, reaching a minimum when she arrives at D. The ...
95. ### Introductin to Psychology

Alyssa's family had moved in the middle of her junior year in high school. At her old school she was a varsity cheer leader, vice president of the student council, and would ave been presented as the school "sweetheart" at homecoming had her family not moved. Now she was a "...
96. ### civics

according to the united states constitution, which action would be the most appropriate for state government A. printing a newly- designed twenty dollar bill B. establishing a new post office growing community C. establishing a waiting period for a marriage license D. ...
97. ### History

7.)The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, & books in the united states during the 19th century contributed to which of these? A.)The emergence of a uniquely American literary style B.)The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities*** C.)The ...
98. ### Texas History

1. how did fighting in the civil war change the lives of Texas soldiers? select all that applyTexas History How did fighting in the Civil War change the lives of Texas Soldiers? Select all that apply A. They came to support the cause of secession B. They traveled far from home...
99. ### english

2. Recent economic concerns prompted President Obama to meet with credit card industry executives in April, 2009. The national credit card delinquency rate has continued to grow in recent times, and the President, along with Congress, aims to end unfair fees and increases in ...
100. ### Social Studies

According to the declaration of independence, all men have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Which document outlines specific freedoms guaranteed to United States citizens? A) Article 1 of the Constitution B) Article 2 of the Constitution C) Article 3 ...