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Until march, 2010 google helped the chinese government censor the internet and track what its citizens were searching.



Until march, 2010 google helped the chinese government censor the internet and track what its citizens were searching.

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The role of government includes all of the following except A. Create and enforce laws B. Grant its citizens individual freedoms and inalienable rights C. Protect its citizens and maintain order D. Provide public services



The role of government includes all of the following except A. Create and enforce laws B. Grant its citizens individual freedoms and inalienable rights C. Protect its citizens and maintain order D. Provide public services

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How do US citizens participate in the judicial branch of government



How do US citizens participate in the judicial branch of government

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Which of the following describes a major difference between classical Greece and Persia? A. Greece granted more liberal rights to women and allowed citizens to have more control over the government. B. Classical Greece provided all citizens with political rights, while Persia did not allow for any political rights. C. Classical Greece was organized into independent city-states, while Persia was ruled over by a single empire. D. Classical Greece had an enormous military force, while Persia’s military was small and disorganized.


Answer:

C. Classical Greece was organized into independent city-states, while Persia was ruled over by a single empire.

Explanation:

The classical greek empire was actually a compound of independent city states that had more or less the same political and social structure, te base of the social pyramid were the slaves and only male had citizenship and political status, while in the Persian empire there were no slaves, they were ruled by a centric fiure in the King and he appointed several governors to rule over little provinces so his influence and power could reach to the whole empire.

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Why might a government entity choose to offer some information and services online as in e-government A. Prevent in person participation in government B. To increase public interest in government C. To decrease the number of paid staff D. To Improve access to more of its citizens


My answer would be D, here is why: 

At the dawn of the information age, it became possible for American and other societies to be able to transfer information all over the world with just one click, this has increased laziness in our society dramatically. People these days are more likely not to go to a government office, then to just type a few characters. Going online helps government sectors to quickly spread the information they need to and make it “easier” for our citizens to file their paperwork. 

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The Fugitive Slave Act ______________________ . a. stated that slaves who crossed onto free soil were considered free c. required all citizens to help in the capture of runaway slaves b. established the underground railroad and charity organizations to help slaves gain freedom d. declared that slaves were property and could not bring court cases against free men



The Fugitive Slave Act ______________________ . a. stated that slaves who crossed onto free soil were considered free c. required all citizens to help in the capture of runaway slaves b. established the underground railroad and charity organizations to help slaves gain freedom d. declared that slaves were property and could not bring court cases against free men

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When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked "insufficient funds." Which words in the passage support King’s purpose of making listeners believe that they deserve equality? Check all that apply. “architects” “magnificent” “heir” “promise” “guaranteed” “concerned”



When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the “unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked “insufficient funds.” Which words in the passage support King’s purpose of making listeners believe that they deserve equality? Check all that apply. “architects” “magnificent” “heir” “promise” “guaranteed” “concerned”

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Read the excerpt from President Eisenhower’s State of the Union address on February 2, 1953. A cardinal ideal in this heritage we cherish is the equality of rights of all citizens of every race and color and creed. We know that discrimination against minorities persists despite our allegiance to this ideal. Such discrimination—confined to no one section of the Nation—is but the outward testimony to the persistence of distrust and of fear in the hearts of men. This fact makes all the more vital the fighting of these wrongs by each individual, in every station of life, in his every deed . . . I propose to use whatever authority exists in the office of the President to end segregation in the District of Columbia, including the Federal Government, and any segregation in the Armed Forces. What is the president’s purpose for including these details? to inform his listeners about laws in the District of Columbia to inform his listeners about the work of the US military to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights to persuade his listeners to vote for him for president


to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights

The excerpt begins with the statement about cherishing equal rights of all citizens. It then talks about how discrimination is still occurring. He then pledges to end segregation in all places where he has the power to do so: Washington D.C., Federal Government, and the Armed Forces. The excerpt does not include and laws, work the military has done, or calls for presidential votes.

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Radical Republicans during the time of reconstruction believed that __________. a. the main goal of Reconstruction should be a total restructuring of society to guarantee blacks true equality b. the Civil War was fought to help the South gain economic strength over the North c. the government’s job during Reconstruction was to ensure that all citizens of the South had their property and homes returned to pre-war conditions d. pocket vetoes should be deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court



Radical Republicans during the time of reconstruction believed that __________. a. the main goal of Reconstruction should be a total restructuring of society to guarantee blacks true equality b. the Civil War was fought to help the South gain economic strength over the North c. the government’s job during Reconstruction was to ensure that all citizens of the South had their property and homes returned to pre-war conditions d. pocket vetoes should be deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court

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What Basic rights in services have developing African nations struggle to provide for their citizens ? Why ?


Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 04:19 AM

The basic right in services which the developing African nations struggled to provide for their citizens are basic social and economic services such as health care, education, transport infrastructures, economic growth, basic human rights, etc. The inability to provide these services stem from the different bottleneck problem that are being experienced in these countries. Problems such as corruption, terrorism, education and knowledge gap, health and poverty, etc.

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This country severely restricted the rights of its nonwhite citizens under a policy called apartheid, but since 1997 has made progress towards equality. The country described in the sentence above is __________. A. Kenya B. Somalia C. South Africa D. Sudan


The correct answer is C. South Africa

Explanation:

“The apartheid” was a legislation system that promoted racial segregation and that took place from 1948 to 1990 in South Africa. During this period, the country legislation was based on “white supremacy” which is the idea that white people are superior and should dominate people from other races mainly promoted by the National Party of this country. Because of this, “The apartheid” included multiple ways of segregation and oppression to nonwhite citizens who were the majority of the population in contrast to the minority of white people that dominated the country. This included important violations to rights including human and politic rights in all South Africa. However, since the 1990s and especially since 1997 with the end of the National Party the government of this country has gone through multiple changes and negotiations that supported the progress towards equality in South Africa. Thus, the country in which the rights of nonwhite citizens were restricted under the “apartheid” and since 1997 made progress towards equality is South Africa.

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What were the effects of the Plessy v. Ferguson decision? Check all that apply. It found the Fourteenth Amendment to be unconstitutional. It established a new precedent in declaring the law constitutional. It limited the rights of African American citizens. It allowed the policy of “separate but equal” to continue. It stopped states from creating segregation laws. it was b,c,d says edgeunity


The correct answers are

It established a new precedent in declaring the law constitutional- This ruling states that the laws that allow segregated for citizens in America was legal, as long as the facilities provided were “equal.”

It limited the rights of African American citizens– This case ruled in favor of seperate but equal facilities, resulting in African Americans receiving second class treatment in American society.

It allowed the policy of seperate but equal to continue– This law would continue from the 1890’s all the way through the middle of the 1950’s.

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Khubilai discouraged the Mongols in China from doing what? Returning to Mongolia Harming Chinese citizens Marrying the Chinese Learning to read Chinese


The Great Wall of China is the longest man-made structure in the world, stretching 21,196.18km (13,170.6956 miles) long. It was built to keep out raiding parties of nomadic tribes, such as the Mongol, Turic and Xiongnu, from modern-day Mongolia and Manchuria.

The first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, is often considered the father of the Great Wall, but even before he united the nation in 221BC, individual states built walls to keep out invaders as early as the 7th Century. Qin connected, lengthened and fortified the walls to protect the northern border between 221-206BC. Subsequent dynasties, most notably the Ming, maintained and rebuilt it.

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In Athenian society, who was allowed to vote? a. all women b.all foreigners c. all citizens d.all men


1- The correct answer is B, as one result of the Great Society was that the lives of many underprivileged Americans improved.

The Great Society was a set of US national reform programs announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson for the first time in a speech at Ohio University on May 7, 1964 and more fully illustrated on May 22, 1964 at the University of Michigan. These reform programs were subsequently presented to the Congress of the United States and largely approved during the 1960s, thanks to the consent of its supporters of the Democratic Party.

Two main goals of social reforms were the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. During this period new large spending programs were launched in the fields of education, medical care, urban problems and transport. Johnson’s “Great Society” was linked, in its objectives and policies, to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal program.

Some proposals of the Great Society resumed initiatives contained in the New Frontier program, interrupted by the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy. Johnson’s success in promoting and endorsing his reforms depended on his considerable congressional political influence, his persuasion, and the favorable historical circumstances resulting from the 1964 presidential elections, which allowed the Democratic Party to dominate Congress and to elect the House of Representatives with the largest number of exponents of the liberal current since 1938.

The evolution of the Vietnam war and the massive involvement of the American military machine in the conflict, however, partly undermined the success of the “Great Society” program. Growing, huge expenditures for the continuation of the war made more difficult to finance the reform programs. Representatives of the Democratic Party against the war in Vietnam complained that military spending decisively stifled the Great Society program. On the whole, however, despite growing political and economic difficulties, which forced the administration to eliminate or reduce the financing of some projects, President Johnson managed to activate a series of programs of great importance, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Older Americans Act and the federal education funding, which are still active.

2- The correct answer is C, as the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was necessary because the previous existing American immigration policies were discriminatory.

On October 3, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the law into effect, saying: “The [old] system violates the basic principle of American democracy, the principle according to which the valuation and reward of each man should be established on the basis of his merits as a man. It has been anti-American in the highest sense, because it has been unfaithful to the faith that led thousands to these shores, even before we were a country. ”

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Read the excerpt from The Code Book. More than a hundred million e-mails are sent around the world each day, and they are all vulnerable to interception. Digital technology has aided communication, but it has also given rise to the possibility of those communications being monitored. According to Zimmermann, cryptographers have a duty to encourage the use of encryption and thereby protect the privacy of the individual: A future government could inherit a technology infrastructure that’s optimized for surveillance, where they can watch the movements of their political opposition, every financial transaction, every communication, every bit of e-mail, every phone call. Everything could be filtered and scanned and automatically recognized by voice recognition technology and transcribed. It’s time for cryptography to step out of the shadows of spies and the military, and step into the sunshine and be embraced by the rest of us. In the excerpt, the purpose of the statistic “more than a hundred million e-mails” is to show that digital information is widespread and available to monitoring. most e-mails that are sent are not viewed by the government. encryption has been used by the military but not ordinary citizens. e-mail is a good way for people to communicate nowadays.


Answer:

Gather references, and prepare your résumé.

Explanation:

Before a job interview, it is advisable to prepare a copy of your résumé and references, as well as bring a pen and notepad.

The rest of the alternatives are incorrect because asking the company to keep your résumé on file is inappropriate – you should always carry a copy of  it; asking and answering questions politely happens during the course of the interview; and restating your interest is done after the interview has occurred.

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Read this quote from Zimmermann in The Code Book. In the past, if the government wanted to violate the privacy of ordinary citizens, it had to expend a certain amount of effort to intercept and steam open and read paper mail, or listen to and possibly transcribe spoken telephone conversations. This is analogous to catching fish with a hook and a line, one fish at a time. Fortunately for freedom and democracy, this kind of labor-intensive monitoring is not practical on a large scale. Today, electronic mail is gradually replacing conventional paper mail, and is soon to be the norm for everyone, not the novelty it is today. Unlike paper mail, e-mail messages are just too easy to intercept and scan for interesting keywords. This can be done easily, routinely, automatically, and undetectably on a grand scale. This is analogous to driftnet fishing—making a quantitative and qualitative Orwellian difference to the health of democracy. What is the purpose of the quote from Zimmermann? It explains how much faster e-mail travels than ordinary mail. It shows how easily digital mail can be monitored by outsiders. It states exactly how many people use e-mail instead of regular mail. It proves that e-mail is better for the health of democracy than regular mail.


Hey there!

Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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Which of the following is part of the Populist Platform? A) Slavery should be abolished. B) Women should not be allowed to own property. C) Children should be forced to work 12 hour days. D) Citizens should vote to approve or disapprove laws.


Answer:

C) Nations begin to rely on each other for things they cannot produce themselves.

Explanation:

Globalization can lead to interdependence among nations. One of the most common ways in which this happens is through free trade. When two countries trade, they exchange goods and services. If the relationship is long and stable enough, the population can come to rely on the other country’s goods, which might not be produced in their country, or might be produced at a much higher price.

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The political cartoon shows a meeting of the Senate in the late 1800s: cartoon showing very large men that look like money bags overlooking the Senate. They have the word trust printed on their chest. Above them a sign reads: This is a Senate, of the monopolists, by the monopolists, for the monopolists. © Bridgeman Art Library/Image Quest 2012 What does the sign above the Senate represent? government’s movement to remove outside influences from law-making bodies senators’ confidence in their ability to represent the common citizen undemocratic policies and practices of the government citizens’ apathy toward involvement in government processes


Here are the following effects of loose money and tight
money policies on the actions being listed.

A. A loose money policy
is usually implemented as an effort to encourage economic growth.
This can lead to inflation when uncontrolled. The effects are:

1. Borrowing becomes easy

2. Consumer buys more

3. Since more people are willing to buy,
businesses expand

4. Employment rate increases due to
expansion of businesses

5. Since more people are employed, thus
production also increases

 

B. A tight money policy is a course of action to restrict spending
in an economy that is growing too quickly or to hold back inflation when it is
rising too fast. This can lead to recession when uncontrolled. The
effects are:

1. Borrowing becomes difficult

2. Consumer buys less

3. Since people don’t have a lot of
money, business don’t expand

4. Unemployment rate increases due to businesses
slowing down

5. Production decreases

 

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About ___ percent of the american public are individuals called part-time citizens who participate selectively in elections, voting in presidential election but usually not in others.



About ___ percent of the american public are individuals called part-time citizens who participate selectively in elections, voting in presidential election but usually not in others.

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A section of the DHSMV, the _________________________ is an enforcement sector that patrols state highways and ensures the safety of drivers and citizens while on the road. A. Division of Driver Licenses B. Division of the Florida Highway Patrol C. Division of Justice D. Department of Insurance


Hey there!

For your first question, consider the difference between emergency care and elective surgery. Elective surgery is planned out in advance and is considered a luxury to those who can pay for it only. In some situations, people can opt out of treating something with surgery, especially if it’s expensive, and may try other methods of treating what they have if other options exist. Also, as the price of a surgery procedure gets higher, less people will be able to pay for it, decreasing the demand. On the contrary, when it’s an emergency, people will often value the life of the urgent patient above all else, including money. Therefore, it can be assumed that urgent care will always be demanded regardless of its price fluctuation. 

For your second question, consider the general consensus of people who purchase health care (in general). These people likely think about the possibility of falling ill and needing the health care in the first place. These people also likely think of all that could happen on vacation, especially to foreign countries where immunities and illnesses could be very different, and would like to minimize the possibility of getting ill as much as possible. So, it would make sense that someone who buys more health care would spend less on vacationing and vice versa. 

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Match the following items. 1. required citizens to take oath before readmission as a state Ford’s Theater 2. site of Lincoln’s assassination John Wilkes Booth 3. assassinated President Lincoln writ of habeas corpus 4. suspended by Lincoln enfranchisement 5. helped blacks adjust to freedom Wade-Davis Bill 6. chief of Freedman’s Bureau Freedman’s Bureau 7. right of some to vote Oliver O. Howard


Roman engineers built bridges and roads, which allows for more quicker travel from one part of the empire to another. They also built forts and walled cities in many places, and filled them with supplies, so that if there was a revolt, the Romans there (if they are outnumbered) are able to take refuge inside until reinforcements arrived. 
These all help their military have a higher chance of surviving, faster transportation, etc, and it made their armies the most strongest in that era

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How did some states respond to the Constitutional amendments that gave African Americans rights as citizens


The First Amendment to the Constitution says: Congress should make no law regarding a foundation of religion, or disallowing the free exercise thereof, or shortening the right to speak freely, or of the press; or the privilege of the general population serenely to amass, and to request of the Government for a review of grievances.

The First Amendment secures a few fundamental opportunities in the United States including flexibility of religion, the right to speak freely, the flexibility of the press, the privilege to gather, and the privilege to appeal to the administration. It was a piece of the Bill of Rights that was included in the Constitution December 15, 1791.

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The US Constitution was attractive to many because it outlive a representative democracy, which restricts the ability of citizens to participate in government. allows government leaders to maintain power for long periods of time. allows citizens to vote for representatives within government. hinders the ability of governments to transfer power.


Answer:

C) Nations begin to rely on each other for things they cannot produce themselves.

Explanation:

Globalization can lead to interdependence among nations. One of the most common ways in which this happens is through free trade. When two countries trade, they exchange goods and services. If the relationship is long and stable enough, the population can come to rely on the other country’s goods, which might not be produced in their country, or might be produced at a much higher price.

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Which laws banned asians who were not citizens from owning farm land


The correct answer is B. As a result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, nearly 40 countries ended aboveground nuclear tests.

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty is an international treaty, signed for the first time on September 10, 1996, which prohibits the conduct of nuclear tests in and by the signatory countries.

The treaty was opened for signature in New York on September 24, 1996, when it was signed by 71 states, including five of the eight with nuclear capacity. Currently, the CTBT has been signed by 178 countries out of a total of 195, and ratified by 144. On January 16, 2007 ratification of the treaty was completed by all European countries, with the ratification of Moldova.

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Read the passage. a new mayor for brookside citizens of brookside have many choices to make in the upcoming election. however, no ballot measure is more important than whom we select as our next mayor. although we have two qualified candidates to vote for, we believe that rochelle jackson has proven herself to be a stronger candidate than suzette muñez. during her eight years as a city council member, ms. jackson fought for tax cuts that resulted in an 18% growth in local business. she also managed the development of our new regional airport and sponsored three new after school programs for brooksides youth. the new laws proposed by ms. jackson have brought about a 31% drop in crime over the last five years. while ms. muñez has an impressive track record as a large business owner, we feel that she lacks the public service experience needed to serve as mayor of brookside. we fear her decisions would better serve big business and not the needs of our citizens and local businesses. we at the brookside gazette strongly urge you to elect rochelle jackson as the next mayor of brookside. this passage is an example of what type of newspaper article?


Let’s say that,

Manufacturing Overhead Cost = MOC

A= Division A

B = Division B

Working Time = T          (either
machine hours or labor hours)

The given variables are:

MOC (A) = $160,000

MOC (B) = $360,000

T (A) = 30,000 machine hours

T (B) = 21,000 labor hours

We are asked to find for the predetermined Overhead Allocation
Rates. This is calculated using the formula:

Overhead Allocation Rates = MOC / T

 

Overhead Allocation Rate (A) = $160,000 / 30,000 machine
hours

Overhead
Allocation Rate (A) = $5.33 per machine hour

 

Overhead Allocation Rate (B) = $360,000 / 21,000 labor
hours

Overhead
Allocation Rate (B) = $17.14 per labor hour