1. History

    How did Spain's American colonies help make it the richest, most powerful nation in the world during the 16th century??

    asked by Ann on May 2, 2011
  2. World History Answer Check (Ms.Sue)

    How did King Henry II's goal to become more powerful affect the development of law? A: Henry's goal to become more powerful affected the development of law as it ultimately expanded the power of royal courts. Since royal courts were now found throughout

    asked by Victoria on September 14, 2014
  3. U.S.History

    please check these 4: 1. In the 1840s, the prase MANIFEST DESTINY referred to the idea that the U.S. would inevitably a. abolish slavery b. become the most powerful nation in the world c. stretch across North America from the Atlantic to the Pacific d.

    asked by y912f on February 2, 2009
  4. american history

    1. When the American Revolution began, it looked like the colonies faced insurmountable odds. How did a ragtag band of volunteers without a proper source of funding for food and equipment manage to overcome the most powerful army and navy in the world?

    asked by ofelia on January 22, 2011
  5. History

    Which best describes how the Korean War shaped the attitudes of the American public? American involvement in the Korean action created organized opposition that laid the foundations of the 1960s protest movements. Public outrage over the human cost of the

    asked by Anonymous on August 17, 2018
  6. Louisiana History

    1. Which was not a reason for the King of Spain to be cautious when siding with rebelling British colonists? A) The colonists were rebelling against a monarch B) Spain could acquire more land in the New World. C) The British colonists were not well-funded

    asked by Jessica on October 6, 2015
  7. History

    Which best describes how the Korean War shaped the attitudes of the American public? American involvement in the Korean action created organized opposition that laid the foundations of the 1960s protest movements. Public outrage over the human cost of the

    asked by Heather on August 6, 2018
  8. HISTORY

    The richest discovery in the history of mining occurred in 1873. This so-called "Big Bonanza" made _______ the richest man in the world.

    asked by Anonymous on August 7, 2014
  9. History

    Is this true or false. If it is true were can I find the web site to verify the answer. I am having a difficult time interputating what the statement is trying imply. Please could you help me. Thank you. American colonies were born out mass slaughter of

    asked by David on March 13, 2011
  10. social studies

    Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system c) lacked the power to make laws for

    asked by cecilia on September 15, 2008
  11. check my work

    1. Which of the following events happened last? (1 point) the Stamp Act the Intolerable Acts the establishment of the first British colony in the New World the Writs of Assista 2. What is a legitimate government? (1 point) one in which government leaders

    asked by kate on August 19, 2016
  12. Social Studies

    Which was not a type of North American Colony? A: Charter Colonies B:proprietary Colonies C: Royal Colonies D: Military Colonies I think the answer is D

    asked by Marylyn on October 31, 2014
  13. Geography

    How do the three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation? My answer: The three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation in various manners. Size affects a nation because a larger nation, such as United States, China, or Russia, has the

    asked by Anonymous on September 4, 2013
  14. Social Studies

    "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately -Benjamin Franklin what message was franklin trying to convey to the second continental congress when he spoke these words? A. The thirteen colonies should make peace with Great Britain

    asked by Anastasia on August 16, 2016
  15. Check my answers for world history

    Star* by my answer 7. Which of the following was not a goal of Roosevelt's Square Deal? Creation of a social security system. Ensure that goods produced by American businesses were safe for consumers.* Conservation and preservation of the environment in

    asked by Carrie on January 20, 2016
  16. Language arts

    What is the appositive in this sentence one of the richest men in the world Bill Gates started Microsoft A. richest men B. richest men in the world C. Bill Gates ** D.started Microsoft

    asked by N. Jayden on March 27, 2019
  17. Social Studies

    The richest discovery in the history of mining occurred in 1873. This so-called "Big Bonanza" made _______ the richest man in the world. A. John Mackay B. Henry Sutter C. John Placer D. Henry Comstock Is it A?

    asked by Abby on May 31, 2012
  18. S.S.

    12. The richest discovery in the history of mining occurred in 1873. This so-called "Big Bonanza" made _______ the richest man in the world. A. Henry Sutter B. John Mackay C. John Placer D. Henry Comstock B?

    asked by Sarah on October 27, 2014
  19. 6th grade geography, France

    which african nation lies to the south of Spain, across the Strait of Gibraltar? ghana. nigeria, morocco, egypt which of the following is NOT true of Spain's climate? a. due to its high elevation, the Meseta in central spain has an extremely wet climate.

    asked by i♥zee on April 3, 2012
  20. Sociology

    Can someone help me with my three questions and let me know if I answered them correctly Thanks 1 According to world systems analysis, the U.S., Japan, and Germany are all core nations. I chose (true)=A A) True B) False 2) Which population group represents

    asked by Sharon on April 26, 2011
  21. revise/ english

    The importance of 9/11 attacks in the film is that it compares a national crisis to another. When the 9/11 attacks came about, the whole world stood still. Even the Srebrenica women in the film were stunned to hear what was taking place in such powerful

    asked by jenny on April 18, 2008
  22. u.s.history PLEASE HELP!!!

    im doing a paper on this---the environment of the american colonies gradually caused changes in the ideas and ways of life brought fromt he old world. discuss old world and new world ideas concernign religion, representative government, and the role of

    asked by INEEDHELP!!! on September 5, 2006
  23. History

    Check my answer please I want to make sure I didn't leave something out, I was suppose to explain Spain, France, and England's settlements. In English colonies the earliest settlements were in Virginia and Massachusetts but soon spread all along the

    asked by Mel on August 29, 2014
  24. Social Studies

    What was the significance of the expedition led by Bartolomeu Dias? A. It paved the way for the first European voyage to the Americas. B. It established a direct trade network between Portugal and India. C. It proved that it was possible to sail from

    asked by name:unknown on October 25, 2018
  25. world history

    Who was the most well trained and powerful military force in the world during the American Revolution?

    asked by boberto on January 30, 2016
  26. Social 30

    define isolationism and explain if it is possible for a powerful nation to isolate itself from the world. Cite specific details from this period of history and provide reasons for your answer.

    asked by Isaa on June 10, 2010
  27. American History

    What was the name of the treaty that NE negotiated with Spain shortly after the American Revolution that would increase American trade in NE, but gave Spain control of the Port of New Orleans, Screwing over the South West. This was an example of

    asked by Phil on October 11, 2008
  28. History

    Write a well-organized essay that explains how the Americans won the Revolutionary War. Your essay should include at least four paragraphs. Remember that you will be graded on content, organization, and mechanics (grammar, punctuation, spelling, and

    asked by Amby on October 31, 2010
  29. U.S. History

    1. Explain why many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine. A: Before the USS Maine exploded, the United States was trying to expand as a world power. Thus, many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine because it gave

    asked by Victoria on October 13, 2015
  30. Social Studies**

    Outline the achievement for Elizabeth I I have got: Elizabeth I was Henry VIII's and Anne Boleyn's daughter. As Mary died ELizabeth became Queen. She was well educated and spoke as well as read Latin and Greek, the classical languaged so admired by the

    asked by Elina on June 13, 2009
  31. Social Studies

    Could someone please check my answers??? Why did the use of African slaves increase in the Americas during the 1500s? A. Native Americans did not know how to harvest sugar cane. B. Portuguese colonists needed slaves to labor in their clothing factories. C.

    asked by I SUCK AT SCHOOL on November 29, 2018
  32. U.S.History

    i have a chart labled 'African-American Population, 1690-1750'. it shows the year, new england colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies. the question is: In which group of colonies did the number of African Americans increase most sharply? well the

    asked by y912f on January 25, 2009
  33. writing

    My thesis is: Our nation needs a health care plan capable of addressing the needs of each individual. My Question is: How can I make this into a powerful thesis staement? You could start out by indicating that there is a lack of adequate health care for

    asked by Diana on October 20, 2006
  34. Geography (Ms. Sue)

    4). What European countries had colonies in the Caribbean? 5). Which European country settled most of Central America? My answers to these questions are the following: 4). Spain, France, Great Britain, Netherlands, Denmark had colonies in the Caribbean.

    asked by Anonymous on September 24, 2013
  35. Social studies

    which of the following best describes how the intolerable acts affected the american colonies? A. The acts caused the colonies to set up their own militia to serve in times of emergency. B. The acts caused the colonies to call for the first continental. C.

    asked by GrimmGamer on September 28, 2016
  36. english: poem

    what makes "God's World" a powerful poem? i don't know please help i think it's powerful because it's descibing how the world looks like. i really don't know. need help God's World O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!

    asked by larry on March 21, 2010
  37. HISTORY HELP

    How did the Reconquista act as a pull mechanism for Spain to explore and conquer new lands? The Reconquista created generations of men trained and ready to reconquer lands for Spain and the Church. The Reconquista pulled the Christian kingdoms of Spain to

    asked by Oscar on January 31, 2016
  38. History

    How was the Spanish Civil War significant to the Nazi army prior to World War II? A. The success of the Spanish loyalists provided the Nazi army with an ally for fighting France during World War II. B The Nazi army’s participation in Spain provided it

    asked by Sergio on February 20, 2019
  39. u.s. history

    Which of these is a major reason colonists came to Massachusetts? "Colonial America has great farmland." "Colonial America offers religious freedom." "The American colonies are rich with resources, such as gold." "The American colonies offer a second

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
  40. History

    Which accurately describes the achievements of Amerigo Vespucci and his role during the Age of Discovery? He was an English explorer who was granted a charter by Queen Elizabeth and established the first European colonies in Virginia. He proved the New

    asked by Rylee on December 1, 2017
  41. Social Studies

    Which of the following best describes how the Intolerable Acts affected the American colonies? A.) The acts caused the colonies to set up their own militia to serve in times of emergency. B.) The acts caused the colonies to call for the First Continental

    asked by Dylan on October 12, 2016
  42. PLZ Help History--@Ms. Sue or @Reed

    On which idea did Patriots and Loyalists most disagree? The colonies had important economic and cultural ties to Great Britain. Certain rights and freedoms are important for citizens to have. The colonies were better off governing themselves without

    asked by Labbayk on October 23, 2015
  43. us history

    Regarding Thomas Paine's Common Sense... 1. According to Paine, peaceful negotiations and reconciliation between the American colonists and England were no long possible after what single specific historical event? 2. According to Paine, how has our

    asked by Moreno T. on September 20, 2011
  44. history

    1.a. which countries remained neutral during World War II? SWEDEN, SPAIN, IRELAND, TURKEY, SWITZERLAND (please correct me if i'm wrong) b. How did Britain's location help that nation to avoid a German invasion? (help) c. why might it have been a mistake

    asked by history on March 31, 2009
  45. Social Studies

    what was the African diaspora? a. the transporting of Africans to the New World for slave labor b. the dispersion of Africans during and after the trans-Atlantic slave trade*** c. the multiculturalism of African American colonies in the New World d. the

    asked by Kaai97 on November 6, 2015
  46. social studies

    how did the defeat of the aztec and inca empires enrich the spanish monarchy? a. Spain began to levy heavy taxes on its American colonists b. Spain sold its land in the americas to other European countries c. The monarchy received a portion of all its

    asked by kinzi on December 12, 2018
  47. Social Studies 7R - DBQ Essay

    I have this assignment for my social studies class. We have to write a DBQ essay on the American Revolution. We had done the documents for homework and go over it as a class. Here are the tasks below: 1. Identify and discuss two causes of the American

    asked by Laruen on February 12, 2012
  48. U.S. Government

    How did Mercantilism contribute to the American Revolution? a. It created the means of cultural diffusion in the New World b. It made the colonies economically independent c.It brought together the French, English, and Spanish influences on one continent

    asked by Starcatcher on September 14, 2016
  49. Social studies NEED HELP

    I am Dekanawidah and with the Five Nations' Confederate Lords I plant the Tree of Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Adodarhoh, and the Onondaga Nation, in the territory of you who are Firekeepers. I name the tree the Tree of the Great Long Leaves.

    asked by Cassidy Ziegler on September 23, 2016
  50. U.S/history AP

    ---------1494- made pope to keep his 2 main Catholic countries,Portugal and Spain from fighting each other over the non-Christian world.Signed by Isabella and John II.Divided world with spain getting non-Christian land west of the line and Portugal those

    asked by joy on April 16, 2013
  51. history

    Which of the following best explains why trade among the colonies flourished? A)The different regions specialized in different crops. B)The colonies had developed large fleets of trading ships.** C)Existing trade routes were well-maintained by Native

    asked by katrina on December 5, 2016
  52. HISTORY

    n 1519, Spanish conquistador ______ sailed to the Americas. He landed in _______ where he made alliances with Aztec enemies. His alliances helped him defeat the powerful Aztec empire and take control of Mexico. Blank #1 A.Francisco Pizarro******* B.Hernan

    asked by Ms. Please help! on January 28, 2019
  53. us history

    Why were the British more successful than the Spanish in colonizing North America? Select one: a. They found more gold. b. They had a stronger military. c. They attracted more immigrants. d. They bonded with Native American populations. On the heels of

    asked by john on September 28, 2013
  54. U.S. HISTORY PLEASE HELP!!!

    how did the environment (political, social, and physical) affect the religion of the 13 colonies? That's such a broad question, that it's difficult to answer. First, the colonies were in existence for close to 150 years before they became the United

    asked by INEEDHELP!!! on September 7, 2006
  55. Writing

    I need help answering this question. "America is a nation of entrepreneurs. Franchises provide too many people an avenue to achieve the “American Dream” by starting and maintaining a successful business. Investigate the positive contributions that fast

    asked by Anonymous on May 13, 2012
  56. History

    What was the significance of the Treaty of Tordesillas? A) It established the line of demarcation that granted Spain the right to lands in the Americas and Portugal the right to settle in Africa. B) It promoted the idea that the Catholic religion would be

    asked by Klauus on May 13, 2019
  57. S.S

    Which of the following was an effect of World War II? A. The American economy worsened after World War II. B. African American military personnel were accepted into white society as equals. C. The American economy improved after World War II. D. The Axis

    asked by Amber on March 23, 2016
  58. Ebglish

    I still have afew more doubts 1) The Whigs were in power (and not "in charge") from 1714 and 1760. 2) Avoid writing long-winded sentences linked by the conjuction "and". 3) The ministers' meetings were called Cabinet (better: they developed into the

    asked by Mike1 on April 14, 2011
  59. history

    For this paragraph: The kings of Spain, Santiago bishops and nobility paid high taxes and they made large donations of palaces, monasteries and lands a powerful Cluniac order enjoying a true religious and economic monopoly in Spain We have to explain what

    asked by Brandi on September 29, 2014
  60. SAT Essay

    Assignment: Should people take more responsibility for solving problems that affects their communities or the nation in general? Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view in this issue. Support your problems with reasoning and

    asked by Sanya on October 30, 2012
  61. us history until 1877

    By 1700 the British colonies on the North American mainland were remarkably different, and in many ways isolated from one another. As late as 1760 Benjamin Franklin declared that a union of the colonies was “not merely improbable, it is impossible,”

    asked by Bob on February 20, 2011
  62. History

    What is the nation that granted the charter for each colony and has nation owning the colony changed? This is about the middle colonies.

    asked by anonymous on September 8, 2018
  63. SAT Essay

    Can someone please critique my essay? Thank you! Assignment: Should people take more responsibility for solving problems that affects their communities or the nation in general? Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view in this issue.

    asked by Sanya on October 31, 2012
  64. Social Studies

    “No parts of England’s colonies can be taxed without their consent….every part has a right to be represented.” Explain what the quote means about the relationship between the British government and the American Colonies.

    asked by ToosieRoll on January 22, 2015
  65. history

    instead of Native American nations, the American West had been claimed by a European nation. Would American policy have been different?

    asked by igli on April 17, 2009
  66. History

    Which best describes the Vatican’s relationship with Spain during the 15th century? A) Spain was fervently Catholic and Spanish gold raised numerous buildings in Rome. B) Spain and the Vatican formed the Schmalkaldic League to fight the French. C) Spain

    asked by Alyssa on March 26, 2019
  67. Spanish

    1. in which region of Spain is the city Segovia located? a. Northern Spain b. Central Spain c. Southern Spain My answer is B? Is that correct?

    asked by Haile on October 10, 2017
  68. s.s (social studies)

    IS THIS RIGHT ? There comes a time in history,when the Americans must break away from england and become a separate nation , equal with other nations like god planned all along.We care about what the rest of the world thinks,therefore we will clarify why

    asked by molly on April 26, 2011
  69. World History

    1. The Cossacks were a nomadic people who a. led the Russian expansion overseas b. led the Russian expansion eastward towards Siberia c. led the Russian political expansion south and west d. led the Russian expansion to the new world B? 2. the conflict

    asked by mysterychicken on January 23, 2012
  70. history

    here's what i got for that question: question:compare the colonial empires of Spain, France and England in terms of their settlements, economic structure and political control. answer: The Spanish Empire was one of the largest empires in world history.

    asked by history on March 27, 2009
  71. history

    prior to 1763, the british government followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the american colonies because: a. wished to secure the olyalty of the colonies b. lacked a well organized imperial system I think it is B

    asked by kyle on September 14, 2008
  72. social studies help!

    “no parts of England’s colonies can be taxed without their consent….every part has a right to be represented.”-James Otis. Explain what the quote means about the relationship between the British government and the American Colonies.

    asked by Channy-Boo on January 15, 2015
  73. history

    What was the significance of the Treaty of Tordesillas? It provided Portugal with the opportunity to establish colonies in the Americas. It ended the Seven Years’ War between Spain and Portugal and allowed for the Portuguese settlement of Brazil. It

    asked by Michael on September 6, 2018
  74. Social Studies

    1. why did european nations start looking for a water route to asia? a. to gain a faster way to travel to the holy land b. to build permanent colonies in india and china c. to take part in the profitable trade that italy controlled*** d. to gain

    asked by symone on November 16, 2018
  75. social studies

    Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system I think it is B but i think it could

    asked by Hannah on September 15, 2008
  76. social studies

    HELP PLEASE I DONT WANT TO STRESS OVER THIS. How did the defeat of the Aztec and Incan empires enrich the Spanish monarchy? A. Spain began to levy heavy taxes on its American colonists. B. Spain sold its lands in the Americas to other European countries.

    asked by TOO MUCH PRESSURE on December 19, 2018
  77. Reading

    What is the preposition in this sentence? The bird flew directly over our heads. A. flew B. over

    asked by Anonymous on May 18, 2019
  78. HISTORY

    ACCORDING TO CREVECOEUR,WHAT DISTINGUISHES AN AMERICAN FROM A EUROPEAN?WHY? HOW DID LIFE IN THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES TO THE CREATION CONTRIBUTE TO THE CREATION OF A UNIQUE AMERICAN IDENTITY?GIVE EXAMPLES

    asked by tonya on February 22, 2009
  79. Social studies

    Which reason best explains the motavation for american expansionism? 1. It would be important to maintain political influence in developing countries. 2. A U.S. naval presence around the world would decrease the chance of future wars. 3. American goods

    asked by Annaca on March 9, 2017
  80. History

    Which reason best explains the motivation for American expansionism? A. It would be important to maintain political influence in developing countries. B. A U.S. naval presence around the world would decrease the chance of future wars. C. American goods

    asked by Anonymous on March 7, 2019
  81. social studies

    How has democracy impacted Central America? A.increased dependence on Spain B.increased economic prosperity and stability C.increased control by the United States**** D.increased restrictions on trade Which impact did Enlightenment ideas have on the

    asked by need helppppp on February 22, 2019
  82. history

    “Here, they are become men: in Europe, they were as so many useless plants...They withered, and were mowed down by want, hunger, and war; but now by the power of transplantation, like all other plants they have taken root.” – from a letter written in

    asked by KAKE on October 4, 2018
  83. American History

    The English civil war affected the american colonies in which of the following ways: a.) With england convulsed in civil war, the mother country for a time failed to provide military protection to the colonies b.) Several colonies began to discuss forming

    asked by MIKE on February 21, 2013
  84. History

    • According to Crévecoeur, what distinguishes an American from a European? Why? • How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? Be sure to give examples. • Is Crévecoeur’s vision of

    asked by tonya on February 22, 2009
  85. American Government

    Hello all! Just would like to check some answers, I am fairly confident them, but you never know! 1.What is a legitimate government? a. one in which government leaders obtain and keep power by using force b. one that offers the fastest solution to a

    asked by Jessica L. on September 10, 2016
  86. Social Studies (Check Answers)

    1. How might the Iroquois have been helpful in assisting the British troops in the surprise attack? A) the Iroquois likely had better knowledge of the area and could lead British troops through the woods*** B) the Iroquois likely had better knowledge of

    asked by I'mBatMan! on August 17, 2016
  87. us history

    Match each nation on the left with the correct description of the problem it presented for U.S. foreign relations following the Revolutionary War. a. Britain 1. threatened american b. france commerece in c. spain mediterranean d. barbary coast 2. demanded

    asked by Joanne on September 14, 2008
  88. Social Studies

    can someone plzz help me Why did nationalist movements gain strength in Asia and Africa after World War II? A. Asian and African nations wanted a return to colonial-style governments. B. People in the colonies wanted to choose their own governments.**** C.

    asked by Hiiii on October 8, 2018
  89. literature

    In "How the World Began" what we now consider the North American continent, Native Americans saw as Answer a-turtle's back b-a pancake c-a great American desert d-the Land of Oz In "How the World Began," Iagetci's fall from the upper world is fortunate

    asked by jason on November 5, 2013
  90. American History

    How did the British victory in the French and Indian War lead to the American Revolution? Loss of land by the colonists to the French led to resentment in the colonies. The French and Indian War led the colonies into the Seven Years’ War. British debt

    asked by Quinn on September 17, 2018
  91. History

    How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? What are some examples of this?

    asked by Kate on March 18, 2009
  92. social studies

    i got this from my teacher "creat your own nation-state"my project needs to include the following -come up with a unique and intellectual name for the nation-state -creat a map of your nation-state(identify the capital,major mountain range,rivers,lakes)

    asked by Neko34 on April 23, 2008
  93. history

    12. The American Revolution most likely encouraged the Mexican people to revolt against Spain by A. exposing Spain’s lack of resources. B. introducing new political principles to Mexico. (I pick B) C. inspiring the French Revolution. D. showing that a

    asked by softball lover on November 7, 2016
  94. social studies

    How did Mercantilism contribute to the American Revolution? a. It created the means of cultural diffusion in the New World b. It made the colonies economically independent c.It brought together the French, English, and Spanish influences on one continent

    asked by mikey on September 10, 2016
  95. Government

    What does the difference in the number of colonies that sent delegates to the Stamp Act Congress versus the First Continental Congress indicate about what was happening in the colonies? A. The colonies were now ready to break away from Britain B. The

    asked by Brighton on February 1, 2017
  96. georgia state history

    Which political development greatly increased tensions between the American colonies and Great Britain in the years just before the American Revolution?

    asked by jam on January 31, 2015
  97. Government

    In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonists? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies

    asked by john on March 12, 2013
  98. Social Studies

    In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonist? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies

    asked by Anonymous on April 3, 2012
  99. us history

    What was the main reason the Mississippi River was so important to the growing nation? It offered a way to transport goods from the center of the continent. *** It kept the dangerous migrating herds away from populated settlements. It gave settlers a

    asked by Labbayk on January 11, 2016
  100. us history

    All the following contributed to American imperialism after 1890 EXCEPT___________. a. the closing of the frontier b. the desire for gold in Alaska C. industrialization D. Support for a strong navy ________________________A? Imperialism means the policy of

    asked by CM on April 8, 2008