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. Economics

    Timber companies in the United States cut down many trees on publicly owned land and many trees on privately owned land. Discuss the likely efficiency of logging on each type of land in the absence og government regulation. How do you think the government should regulate ...
  2. Government

    1. Which of the following exerts the most influence over the policies and actions of Japan's House of Representatives? A. The Japan Socialist Party B. The Liberal Democratic Party C. The Supreme Court D. the bureaucracy I'm stuck between b and d? 2. Japan is a unitary state, ...
  3. Social Studies

    What effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia and Japan? A:It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the united states B:It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade with China*** C:It warned the ...
  4. English

    this is a paragraph for a paper can someone please check the grammar? Only a small portion of the population in the United States are attending schools, and that small portion are people who really want to stand out and have a life full of joys and success. College is the ...
  5. buisness

    could someone help me with this question? Which of the following scenarios would not be considered international business? Choose one answer. a. A Chinese manufacturer sells toys to a large toy retailer in the United States. b. Intel sells its processors to a computer ...
  6. social studies

    plzz HELP me with my social studies i need to get this one done within 10 min plzz 1. Which word most closely means civility? (1 point) respect discipline patriotism liberty 2. Civic-mindedness most encourages people to (1 point) speak their minds about issues honestly. treat ...
  7. Junta leaders

    Would a junta leader most likely be a military dicatator? thanks
  8. Management 2

    The team leader's responsibility is to delegate the tasks and assignments associated with the team?
  9. social problems

    The Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition are example of :a)interest groups b)lobbysts c)the power elite d)patronage Is A correct answer?THANK YOU:))))
  10. Social Studies

    What country controlled the majority of the America's in 1783? A. Great Britain B. France C. Spain D. Native American I need help bad.
  11. politics

    The “emerging Democratic majority” as defined by Teixeira and Judis includes: A. minorities. B. young people. C. those with college degrees. D. A, B, and C are correct. D?
  12. social studies

    6. Why would both these stores attract a good number of customers? A. Customers value different types of deals. B. Customers have different brand loyalties. C. Customers patronize both stores to maintain competition. D. Customers do not have the information to choose the best ...
  13. business

    why is it necessary for a good leader to be a good manager and vice versa?
  14. business

    why is it necessary for a good leader to be a good manager and vice versa?
  15. Safety

    who is the father of occupational medicine in the United States I can't find anything on the web. Here is my suggestion: At the school, check the encyclopedia under Public Medicine, and Occupational Health. If that fails, call the local Public Health Service and ask to speak ...
  16. English, punctuation

    Could you help me fine 2 more punctuation mistakes in this article? Presidential first ladies have been an active force in American politics for nearly 300 years. These women's roles have been many, and varied. In 1800, Abigail Adams, dubbed "Mrs. President," was a fervent ...
  17. history multiple choice

    passage of the neutrality acts of 1935, 1936, and 1937 by the U.S. resulted in all of the following EXCEPT: a. abandonment of the traditional policy of freedom of the seas b. a decline in the navy and other armed forces c. making no distinction whatever between aggressors and ...
  18. 7th American History

    I am working on a assignment the problem is: Be able to explain how transportation innovations of the time period affected migration patterns in the United States. Be able to talk about different types of transportation innovations, how they these innovations changed how ...
  19. math

    The number of years of education of self-employed individuals in the United States has a population mean of 13.6 years and a population standard deviation of 3.0 years. If we survey a random sample of 100 self-employed people to determine the average number of years of ...
  20. 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. Cause Deaths Passenger car occupant 13,...
  21. Civics

    _____ States supported the _____ Plan, which called for a bicameral legislature in which States would be represented according to their population. A. Slave, Three-Fifths B. Larger, Virginia C. Northern, Connecticut D. Smaller, New Jersey
  22. civics

    _____ States supported the _____ Plan, which called for a bicameral legislature in which States would be represented according to their population. Slave, Three-Fifths =Larger, Virginia Northern, Connecticut Smaller, New Jersey
  23. Engineering maths

    A rectengular swimming pool 30m long and 22m wide is made.And a deck of the uniform width is made around the pool,and only 480m^2 deck is made,HOW WIDE SHOULD THE DECK BE?
  24. math statistics/probability

    Hello I am having trouble trying to figure out how to do the last 2 questions in this word problem In an article about investment growth, Money magazine reported that drug stocks show powerful long-term trends and offer investors unparalleled potential for strong and steady ...
  25. world history

    sumer was made up of 1 provinces 2 independent city-states 3 satrapies 4 two kingdoms http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumer You should be able to find your answer in this article. =)
  26. English

    (I just need 2 writer ideas) In the middle of the 19th century, political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville claimed, "The inhabitants of the United States have...properly speaking, no literature." In other words, de Tocqueville believed that America’s literature was not “...
  27. Social Studies (Check, Please!) (Ms. Sue)

    1. How did the Battle at Stalingrad change the fate of the Allies and the momentum of the war? A: The Battle at Stalingrad gave the Allies an important win and improved the morale of the people. The battle changed the momentum of the war as it was a major turning point, ...
  28. Math

    PLEASE HELP!!! In a basketball free-throw shooting contest, the points made by Sam and Wilbur were in the ratio 7:9. Wilbur made 6 more points than Sam. find the number of points made by each...... I'm so confused
  29. Math

    PLEASE HELP!!! In a basketball free-throw shooting contest, the points made by Sam and Wilbur were in the ratio 7:9. Wilbur made 6 more points than Sam. find the number of points made by each...... I'm so confused
  30. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    1). How does the population of brazil resemble that of the United States? A: The population of Brazil resembles that of the United States as both of these countries' populations consist of a diverse mixture of ethnic groups. 2). Which European country sent the most settlers to...
  31. college math statistics

    Hello I am having trouble trying to figure out how to do the last 2 questions in this word problem In an article about investment growth, Money magazine reported that drug stocks show powerful long-term trends and offer investors unparalleled potential for strong and steady ...
  32. Language arts

    In an essay, explain how the alliteration in full fathom five helps convey the atmosphere of the poem. Think about where is the poem is set and what is described. Then, give two examples of alliteration in the poem, and describe how they add to the atmosphere. Use the reading ...
  33. science

    How would I scale down an experiment? For example a procedure states that 5.0 g will be made (53% yield) but we want to propose a microscale procedure that would synthesize .120 g. Do I simply divide desired amount of product by the one given in the procedure (.120/5) and take...
  34. Algebra/story problem

    Can someone help me work this problem please? The equation y= -1777x+27,153 can be used to predict the number of gun deaths in the United States x years after 2000, that is x=0 corresponds to 2000, x=2 corresponds to 2002, x=4 corresponds to 2004, and so on. Predict the number...
  35. Algebra

    Someone please help me with this The equation y=-1777x+27,153 can be used to predict the number y of gun deaths in the United states x years after 2000.That is x= 0 corresponds to the year 2000. x=3 corresponds top 2003x=6 corresponds to 2006 and son on. Predict the number of ...
  36. Economics

    Ross Perot added his memorable “insight” to the debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when he warned that passage of NAFTA would create a “giant sucking sound” as U. S. employers shipped jobs to Mexico, where wages are lower than wages in the ...
  37. World History

    2.) During the Cold War, people were afraid of communists, both outside and inside the United States. The Red Scare and McCarthyism that grew out of these fears was damaging to the American way of life. During the McCarthy years, many of the freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of ...
  38. Social Studies

    What was the main reason the Soviet Union crumbled in the 1980s? A. Glasnost led to rebellion against communist rule around the world. B. The Soviet economy could not match U.S. military spending while meeting citizens' demand for consumer goods. C. Policies introduced by ...
  39. US History

    How did Hitler respond to Germany’s obligations under the Treaty of Versailles when he became Germany’s leader?
  40. PSYC

    How can a leader balance a spiritual organizational culture without imposing spiritual values on employees?
  41. history

    Napoleon claimed to be a freely elected leader. a) What facts support his claim? b) What facts do not? Explain
  42. law

    if you were a leader in your community. what LAW would you write to help others?
  43. memo revised

    TO: Sarah Thomas: Executive Event Planner From: Kaliegh-Anne Peters, Medical Office Assistant DATE: May 14, 2008 SUBJECT: Departmental Training Seminar Thank you for your continued help with our hospital training program. From our prior conversation, I am confirming that DR ...
  44. Human Resource

    Can someone please look over this and let me know if this is right. • Develop documentation for human resources professionals to manage a specific employment position. The materials you create would assist human resources professionals to choose, train, and develop ...
  45. Language Arts

    Underline the correct pronoun in() to complete each sentence. 1.Sometimes (us,we) pretend the treehouse is a fort. Underline the word we 2. Both Brian and (I, me) want to be in charge. Underline the word I 3. Larry and (them, they) will be the troops. Underline the word them. ...
  46. Maths

    Hannah made 0.7 of her free throw in a basketball game.Abra made 9/10 of her free throw. Dena made 3/4 of her free throws. Who was the best shooter ? Explain I say Abra 9/10 am I correct
  47. language arts

    choose which metaphor, melting pot or salad bowl, you think is best for the united states and explain why. I said melting pot because: - people from different cultures marry and have children - people from different cultures assimilate into our country - some learn the ways of...
  48. U.S. History

    Compare and contrast the initial formation of two states—Virginia and Pennsylvania—by evaluating and listing the similarities and differences of the first state constitution for each state. •Identify the date of each constitution and consider the events that occurred at ...
  49. US History

    Compare and contrast the initial formation of two states—Virginia and Pennsylvania—by evaluating and listing the similarities and differences of the first state constitution for each state. Identify the date of each constitution and consider the events that occurred at ...
  50. Math

    1. Should the census figures be adjusted for the undercount? If so, how? If this solution introduces errors of its own, estimate how large they are, compared to the undercounts. 2. What method should Congress select for apportioning the House of Representatives? Why is this ...
  51. skills for the effective teacher aide

    Acc to the SMCR model, problems in communication can arise when the speaker fails to do what?
  52. english

    The speaker in the poem from Auden’s “The Ten Songs” is trying to flee from? police. Hitler. memories. floods.
  53. English

    The speaker in the poem from Auden’s “The Ten Songs” is trying to flee from? police. Hitler. memories. floods.
  54. Physics

    What happens to the vibrating length of a resonance tube if a loud speaker is brought close to a displacement node?
  55. science

    Astronauts who are working outside the space shuttle require an audio speaker in their helmets because ________. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!
  56. English 10B

    Which of the following conclusions about the speaker is best supported by the ideas and information in "From Emperor to Citizen?"
  57. language arts: plz help

    the "dust of snow" the speaker say something "has given my heart/ A change of mood"
  58. English

    You are a speaker in a school's debate on the topic "boys should not help in the kitchen" write your speech for or against the motion
  59. Economics

    Consider 2 markets for carpenters: the city of Portland and the United States. Draw 2 supply curves for the carpenters: one for the city of Portland and one for the US. In which market would you expect more elasticity supply of carpenters? If you can't draw the graphs describe...
  60. math

    What kinds of products are manufactured to be parabolic? Name some things that can be elliptical. Parabola: satellite dish, headlights ellipse: The “whisper chamber” in the United States Capitol is an ellipse, stand at one focus and whisper, and anyone at the other focus ...
  61. Health Check answers plz

    Can someone check my answers? 1. Obesity is the condition of being significantly overweight. A. True**** B. False 2. Obesity is body weight that is normal for that particular age, sex and height. A. True B. False**** 3. The number of children in the United States who are obese...
  62. science

    Evolution is the theory and natural selection is the process. Explain what this might mean. How can environmental factors determine a feature in a species?
  63. Merketing help please

    What are the 4 key criteria in supplier selection? I think I maybe looking in the wrong section of my book so I'd just like to know what the 4 are so I can find them. Thank you.
  64. english III

    Can someone please help me find some examples of selection of details in chapter 8 of the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass
  65. history

    Identify at least two actions of the leader yongle that benefited or protected the people. Please help me or give me a website that will help me I am in a rush I only have until 7:00
  66. History

    Which Mongolian leader seized control of the Chinese Empire, ruled the Yuan Dynasty, and promoted trade along the Silk Road? kublai khan?
  67. Math -___-

    The table below shows the percentage of households that own a microwave in different countries. Constuct a stem-and-leaf plot of the data. Use the ‘|’ key (Shift + \ on most keyboards, just beside the backspace key) to create the line between the stems and the leaves. Be ...
  68. Criminal Justice

    Which of the following is an example of a white collar environmental crime? A. The cover-up of research findings about asbestos-caused diseases by several of the largest asbestos producers in the United States B. The nationwide savings and loan disaster in the 1980s involving ...
  69. AMERiCAN

    (1) What is a compromise? (2) How did the Great Compromise satisfy both small states and large states? (3) Describe the Three- Fifths Compromise? (4) In your opinion, which was more important in 1787, maintaining slavery or creating national unity?
  70. English

    What are specific rhetorical devices…? How did the speaker address arguments and counter arguments? Were the speaker’s arguments effective? Kane: with one purpose only: to point out and make public the dishonesty, the downright villainy, of Boss Jim W. Gettys' political ...
  71. science

    what are the four states of matter? five states: Plasma, gas, solid, liquid, Bose-Einstein condensate. There is a sixth state you can explore called fermionic condensate,it is not widely known or understood yet, at least here in Texas.
  72. to Damon

    Sorry had to adress this to you as you're the only tutor online right now, and I really need help. My teacher looked at my answers. And she said she still wants me to add more information, so Im having some troubles. Here is a Louis Riel Summation to the Jury When I came to ...
  73. Social Studies

    Name all the south-East states Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Look in any Atlas of the U.S. and you will find the southeast states: 1. http://geology.er.usgs.gov/states/southeast.html 2. (Broken Link Removed) 3. http://www.studystack.com/studytable-12568 (...
  74. health

    How do states handle access to non-identifying information for a party to an adoption? A. All states allow access to such information to anyone interested in it. B. All states allow an adoptive parent or a guardian of an adoptee to access the information. C. No state has the ...
  75. Geography Report (Ms. Sue)

    I know you told me to not post a rough draft, but I am struggling to write my first paragraph. I do not know if this even relates to the first theme of geography, which is location. Ms. Sue, please, although I haven't even complete this paragraph yet, could you assist me in ...
  76. English

    1. George Bernard Shaw criticized The Importance of Being Earnest for A.)being too long. B.)not being funny. C.)not having real substance. 2. Choose the word below that best completes the sentence: He’s incredibly ___________; he just can’t make up his mind about anything...
  77. Language Arts

    In an essay, explain how the alliteration in full fathom five helps convey the atmosphere of the poem. Think about where is the poem is set and what is described. Then, give two examples of alliteration in the poem, and describe how they add to the atmosphere. Use the reading ...
  78. US History

    1. Why did Congress pass the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947? a. to protect union officials against undue invasion of privacy b. to raise wages c. to increase unemployment benefits d. to restrict labor strikes that threatened the national interest D? 20. An important strategy used by...
  79. History

    The Voting Rights act of 1965 made it legal for states to A)charge votes a pole tax before casting a vote B)require a person to take an English test before voting C)refuse to allow people to vote based on their race or gender D)fine anyone who interferes with another person's ...
  80. college algebra

    There were 39,000 desktop publishing jobs in the United States in 2000. It has been projected that there will be 64,000 desktop publishing jobs in 2010. (a) Using the BLS data, find the number of desktop publishing jobs as a linear function of the year. N(t) = ________ (b) ...
  81. college algebra

    There were 39,000 desktop publishing jobs in the United States in 2000. It has been projected that there will be 64,000 desktop publishing jobs in 2010. (a) Using the BLS data, find the number of desktop publishing jobs as a linear function of the year. N(t)= _____? (b) Using ...
  82. Math

    In a basketball free-throw shooting contest, the points made by Sam and Wilbur were in the ratio 7:9. Wilbur made 6 more points than Sam. find the number of points made by each.
  83. Alg2

    The annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country is the value of all of the goods and services produced in the country during a year. During the period 1985-1999, the Gross Domestic Product of the United States grew about 3.2% per year, measured in 1996 dollars. In 1985, ...
  84. Alg2

    he annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country is the value of all of the goods and services produced in the country during a year. During the period 1985-1999, the Gross Domestic Product of the United States grew about 3.2% per year, measured in 1996 dollars. In 1985, ...
  85. Alg2

    the annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country is the value of all of the goods and services produced in the country during a year. During the period 1985-1999, the Gross Domestic Product of the United States grew about 3.2% per year, measured in 1996 dollars. In 1985, ...
  86. Health

    The majority of alcohol in the blood stream is detoxified in the? A.heart B.liver C.kidneys D.brain I think it is D. I just need to know if the answer i chose is right.
  87. Social Studies

    A majority of the greenhouse-gas emissions released into the atmosphere is comprised of a. methane b. carbon dioxide*** c. oxygen d. nitrous oxide
  88. statistics

    The Wall Street Journal reported that automobile crashes cost the United States $162 billion annually (The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2008). The average cost per person for crashes in the Tampa, Florida, area was reported to be $1599. Suppose this average cost was based on ...
  89. SS

    North America has one of the largest prairies in the world. It stretches from the Midwest area of the United States into Canada. Which of the following best explains why prairies are an important part of the agriculture industry? Prairies provide important goods and services. ...
  90. English

    1. The team is made of 12 players. 2. The team is made up of 12 players. 3. The bridge is made of stone. 4. The bridge is made up of stone. ------------------------ is each pair grammatical?
  91. government

    Long ago, James Prothro and Charles Grigg discovered a problem with the views of Americans on democratic values. The general public manifest opinions that are often contrary to basic values essential to sustain a democratic government. Political elites are both more aware of ...
  92. government

    Long ago, James Prothro and Charles Grigg discovered a problem with the views of Americans on democratic values. The general public manifest opinions that are often contrary to basic values essential to sustain a democratic government. Political elites are both more aware of ...
  93. Social Studies

    Please review the question and check my answer. Thank you tutors. Q: What was the Reciprocity Treaty? My answer: The Reciprocity Treaty allowed Hawaii sugar into the United States duty-free and set of rapid growth in the Island's sugar industry. I also got my answer from a ...
  94. Grammar (Writeacher)( or Ms. Sue)

    For each of the following sentences, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it on your paper. 1. Many of the ships that crossed the Atlantic Ocean during World War II (was, were) filled with supplies. 2. Most of the vessels (was, were) carrying vital supplies from ...
  95. Philosophy

    Bill Gates has a net worth in the $60 billions. In 2006, he earned $7.8 billion a year. That is $20 million a day and $250 a second. In contrast, in the United States, approximately 40 million live in poverty. There are 750,000 Americans who are homeless on a given night, with...
  96. Managerial Economics

    Ross Perot added his memorable “insight” to the debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when he warned that passage of NAFTA would create a “giant sucking sound” as U. S. employers shipped jobs to Mexico, where wages are lower than wages in the ...
  97. Social Studies (History)

    Why was the United States a "salad bowl" rather than a "melting pot"? "Salad bowl" means everybody is not the same and "melting pot" means everybody is the same. I said The U.S. is a "salad bowl" because everyone is treated differently, they are judged differently, and they ...
  98. Letter (language) plz help

    Dear Mayor Ralston 1. I would like to bring an important matter to your attention. The field at the Corner of the Country Road and Smithfield road is up for sale. The owner, Reginald Cooper is willing to sale the property to the city for a children's park. 2.. The Parent and ...
  99. HSM210

    Mrs Sue, Sorry to keep bothering you ! I have once more corrected the four answers . Do you mind checking them again. I so hate these assignments as I have such a hard time. Thank you so much for looking over my answers for me. 8. The victims’ rights movement developed ...
  100. math

    Tingles wants to sell potato chips in cylindrical containers. So the chips do not fall out the containers will have ends. To be environmentally conscious, the company president wants to make the container entirely out of cardboard. Furthermore, they will choose the cylinder ...
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