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What was the cause of the brief recession in the United States in 1918 and 1919? A) the flood of refugees from war-torn Europe B) a cut in income taxes C) a decrease in the labor pool D) the change from wartime to peacetime production

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the cause of the brief recession in the United States in 1918 and 1919 was: D) the change from wartime to peacetime production

Before entering this time period, a large portion of united states’  production was focused on war machines, weapons, and supplies to accommodate world war I. After the war ended, many of the companies that produce these products were closed and united states entered a brief recession because of it.

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What two events sparked trade and exploration in Europe?

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What two events sparked trade and exploration in Europe?

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In addition to Europe, which of the following places was/were affected by the Black Death? a.)Egypt b.)China c.)Crimea d.)All of the above

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d.)All of the above

Explanation:

The black death was a plague that decimated the population of the world, mainly in Asia, North AFrica and Europe, the black death took over 100 million life in Eurasia and North Africa, being the European countries the most affected by this disease that killed almost half of Europes population.

It is believed that the black plague was originated in central Asia, now China, and that it traveled through the silk road where it reached Crimea and then it spread all over Europe and north africa on the travel merchant boats.

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In addition to Europe, which of the following places was/were affected by the Black Death? a.)Egypt b.)China c.)Crimea d.)All of the above

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d.)All of the above

Explanation:

The black death was a plague that decimated the population of the world, mainly in Asia, North AFrica and Europe, the black death took over 100 million life in Eurasia and North Africa, being the European countries the most affected by this disease that killed almost half of Europes population.

It is believed that the black plague was originated in central Asia, now China, and that it traveled through the silk road where it reached Crimea and then it spread all over Europe and north africa on the travel merchant boats.

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Which best states the three main Northern strategies for winning the Civil War? a)selling cotton to Europe, blockading Southern ports, and controlling the Mississippi River b)capturing the Confederate capital, defending itself until the South tired of the war, and blockading Southern ports c)blockading Southern ports, controlling the Mississippi River, and capturing the Confederate capital d)selling cotton to Europe, defending itself until the South tired of the war, and controlling the Mississippi River

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The three main Northern strategies for winning the Civil War were blockading Southern ports, controlling the Mississippi River, and capturing the Confederate capital. Option C is correct.

The American Civil War was a civil war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865, between the North and the South.

The main reason why the civil war started was the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people.

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Which of the following statements is true about immigrants in the United States? A) The majority of immigrants to the United States have come from Africa. B) All immigrants to the United States have come from Europe. C) Everyone in the United States, with the exception of Native Americans, is an immigrant or a descendent of an immigrant. D) Few people in the United States today are descendents of immigrants.

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Which of the following statements is true about immigrants in the United States? A) The majority of immigrants to the United States have come from Africa. B) All immigrants to the United States have come from Europe. C) Everyone in the United States, with the exception of Native Americans, is an immigrant or a descendent of an immigrant. D) Few people in the United States today are descendents of immigrants.

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The balkans were known as the "powder keg" of europe prior to world war i mainly because

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The balkans were known as the “powder keg” of europe prior to world war i mainly because

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Read the passage. (1) The umbrella dates back more than 3,000 years to Mesopotamia. (2) That ancient land was located in the Middle East. (3) The Middle East is a hot and sunny part of the world. (4) Royalty there demanded protection from the sun. (5) People developed the umbrella for this purpose. (6) Use of the umbrella as a sunshade then spread to ancient Europe. (7) In fact, if you analyze the origin of the word umbrella,you will see that it reflects the umbrella’s original purpose. (8) Umbrella comes from the Latin word umbra. (9) Umbra means “shade.” (10) Eventually, the Romans used the umbrella to protect themselves from the rain. (11) They used the umbrella to protect themselves from the sun as well. (12) Today, umbrellas are used mainly as raingear. Which is the most effective way to combine sentences 4 and 5? Royalty there demanded protection from the sun, and people developed the umbrella for this purpose. People developed the umbrella for this purpose, royalty having had demanded protection from the sun. People developed the umbrella for the purpose of protection from the sun, which royalty demanded. Royalty there, demanding protection from the sun, so people developed the umbrella for this purpose.

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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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What is a good definition of appeasement used in Europe in the 1930s? Standing up for one’s principles even when threatened by attack Giving in to the demands of an aggressive nation in order to end tensions Putting more aspects of life under the control of the government Making everyone in a society happy, regardless of whether they are rich or poor

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Industrialization led to rising imperialism because 
1) show of power: As one makes new technology, they would either want to test it out or show the other nations that what they produce is ground-breaking and the best. Usually if it is military technology, you would want to test it out, and with the use of “show of force”, can have people groups submit to your country.
2) Better technology: As technology advances, it usually makes something easier. In the case of imperialism, better military advances meant that they could (once again) have other people submit to you
3) Better transportation: This meant that you could take multiple countries at once, and can prove that you’re country is great by having supplies shipped over long distances to keep your troops up. If in need of more troops, you could send more.

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After the United States declared war to Germany approximately how long did it take for over a million Americans troops to arrive in Europe?

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It took one year for over a million Americans troops to arrive in Europe after the United States declared war to Germany.

On 11 December 1941, four days following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States declaration of war against the Japanese Empire, Nazi Germany declared war against the United States, in reaction to what was considered to be a series of provocations by the United States government when the US was still officially neutral during World War II.

On December 11, 1941, the United States Congress declared war upon Germany, hours after Germany declared war on the United States after the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan.

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Which definition best describes the Great Game? A. the emergence of Pan-Arabism, or the movement for unification of the Arab people against the colonial forces of Europe B. the division of Southwest Asian territories between the French and the British, resulting in the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916 C. the drive of Zionist leaders to establish a homeland D. a territorial rivalry between Great Britain and Russia over Persia and the Mesopotamian Valley

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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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Which correctly analyze why nationalism developed in 19th century Europe? A.Ethnic Groups galvanized around the idea of a single nation in opposition to Napoleons conquest B.French Nationalism that followed the French revolution provided an example for other people in Europe . C.The growth of the Austro-Hugarian Empire and the ottoman empire Gave nations a sense on pride D.Some enlightenment Philosophers Wrote about and encouraged the growth of national self determination HELP AsAP Pick 2 answer choices !

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The Reformation actually started after Columbus’s landing in North America. 

Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 was forced on Spain and Portugal by the Pope. The Pope basically said that all lands in the New World belonged to Spain and all new non-Christian lands in the Eastern Hemisphere belong to Portugal. No other Catholic countries can do anything in those areas without the approval of the owner. 

The pope basically drew two lines on the globe setting the border. The western line started at the north pole cut half way through Greenland and ended at the south pole. The new world was everything to the west. Problem is that it ran through a chunk of Brazil which is why Brazil is an ex-Portuguese colony. 

The Eastern line starts at the North Pole runs through siberia, through the pacific just west of Japan, and cuts Australia in half. Of course, Australia hadn’t been discovered yet. Everything to the the east of this line is the new world. 

Obviously, this treaty didn’t hold up well, but the reformation gave the protestant countries an excuse to explore the new world since they didn’t have to take orders from the Pope. Even so, France, a catholic country, ignored it too. 

Really, the only country that was effected by the reformation in the exploration of the Americas was England. All the other countries, changed their religion once and then went to war with the nearest catholic country. Sweden became Lutheran and stayed that way. The Dutch Republic became Calvinists and stayed that way. 

England kept switching. First it was Catholic. Then, Henry VIII made it protestant. Then, Henry’s daughter Mary I made it catholic again. Henry’s other daughter Elizabeth I (with the two hit movies) made it Protestant again. 

Years latter, Oliver Cromwell over through the monarchy, executed the King Charles I, and established a Protestant fundamentalist religious military dictatorship. He outlawed drinking,smoking, gambling, theater, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and anything generally fun. He would have made Saudi Arabia proud. Basically, all you could do is work, pray, and die. Sex was allowed for creating children, but you couldn’t enjoy it. 

When Cromwell died, the people of England said enough was enough and brought back the King. Charles II kicked out the fundamentalists and brought back drinking, smoking, gambling, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and having fun during sex. Incidentally, those were also all his hobbies. 

This brings us to the famous Pilgrims. They were part of Cromwell’s crowd. They kept agitating a return to the no-fun policy. They annoyed everybody. They weren’t persecuted for practicing their religion, they were persecuted because they kept trying to force their religion on everyone else. Sort of like Southern Baptists. 

Charles II was the most easy going monarch in British history. Do realize how annoying you have to be to get him to throw you out. 

Charles’s brother James II was obsessed with turning Great Britain catholic again. After four years of trying, they kicked him and his followers out. 

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How did the bubonic plague most change the social structure of Europe in the Middle Ages

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Karl Marx developed the economic theory of communism.

Further Explanation:

One of Karl Marx’s most famous contributions came in his book the Communist Manifesto. This book explained Mark’s views on government, the economy, and ultimately lead to the creation of communism as an idea.

A communism system is one that is economic and political in nature. In this system, the government would control the means of production, the distribution of goods and resources, and would overall have significant control over society. This system of communism is the opposite of the capitalist/democratic system used in America today. These two ideologies would clash during the mid 20th century in what is now known as the Cold War.

Marx’s ideas were based on his observations of the world around him. He felt that the mistreatment of labor by industry and private corporations would ultimately lead to an uprising by angry laborers all over the world.

Learn More:

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Grade Level: 7-12

Keywords: Karl Marx, Communism, Communist Manifesto

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The gigue is a dance derived from the French ballet that was popular in 17th-century Europe. True or False?

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The music in the  Medieval or Middle Ages represent the beginning of western art music. The Medieval music was solely choral and sung a capella, without instrumental accompaniment.

Estapmie is the dance form developed during the medieval era. Estampie consists of a series of verses, often of different lengths, and two refrains, sometimes called “open” and “closed”, which alternate.

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USING SEMICOLONS AND COLONS CORRECTLY Correct the punctuation in the following sentences by re-writing the sentence, adding semicolons and colons where they are needed and by changing other punctuation and capitalization as needed. Example 1. The following items were among those rationed in the United States during World War II coffee, cars, sugar, and tires. Corrected version: The following items were among those rationed in the United States during World War II: coffee, cars, sugar, and tires. At the library I found a fascinating book called Coming to America Immigrants from Eastern Europe, by Shirley Blumenthal.

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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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How did capitalist policies differ from mercantilist policies in 18th 19th century europe

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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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King george’s war was known in europe as __________.

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Poland Hungary Bulgaria

In the aftermath of World War II, the influence of the Soviet Union extended through the countries that were invaded by fascists in the Eastern Front, such as Poland, Hungary, and Bulgaria.

Poland

In January 1947, elections were held, resulting in the communist Republic of Poland. Previously elections were intervened so the communist candidates could turn victorious, and the members of communist resistance continued to resist in the territories near to Ucrain but fierce soviets intervention turned to mass arrest where all kinds of executions, deportations, and imprisonment took place.

Hungary

In Hungary, the Soviets imposed harsh conditions that seized key raw materials and interfered in the internal affairs and social, policymaking. The Red army set some vigilance with police to persecute political opponents and enemies of the state.

Bulgaria

In September 1944, The Soviets declared war on Bulgary, under the argument that this country allowed its territory where the Wehrmacht (Germany) crossed and continued to press the frontlines eastwards. The Red Army motivated a coup d Etat where communists also set favorable conditions for the creation of a communist regime.

-This countries became to form the Eastern bloc, a period that lasted several decades until the 1989 Revolutions set an important amount of political and social changes in Europe in East and Central Europe, causing most of the socialist states, formerly puppet states to Soviet Russia to collapse and engage in democratic process and incorporate a different economic model.

The map shows key allied states in this Eastern bloc

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Which of the following was one of the ways Louis XIV increased his power as an absolute monarch? He encouraged religious freedom. He restricted government jobs to the aristocracy. He fought a series of successful wars across Europe. He brought nobles under his control.

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Industrialization led to rising imperialism because 
1) show of power: As one makes new technology, they would either want to test it out or show the other nations that what they produce is ground-breaking and the best. Usually if it is military technology, you would want to test it out, and with the use of “show of force”, can have people groups submit to your country.
2) Better technology: As technology advances, it usually makes something easier. In the case of imperialism, better military advances meant that they could (once again) have other people submit to you
3) Better transportation: This meant that you could take multiple countries at once, and can prove that you’re country is great by having supplies shipped over long distances to keep your troops up. If in need of more troops, you could send more.

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Civics Assume the European Euro is increasing in exchange value compared to the U.S. dollar. Who will benefit most in this situation? A U.S. family traveling throughout Europe A European company that imports electronics from the U.S. A European company that imports Asian foods An international travel agency based in Florida

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The Reformation actually started after Columbus’s landing in North America. 

Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 was forced on Spain and Portugal by the Pope. The Pope basically said that all lands in the New World belonged to Spain and all new non-Christian lands in the Eastern Hemisphere belong to Portugal. No other Catholic countries can do anything in those areas without the approval of the owner. 

The pope basically drew two lines on the globe setting the border. The western line started at the north pole cut half way through Greenland and ended at the south pole. The new world was everything to the west. Problem is that it ran through a chunk of Brazil which is why Brazil is an ex-Portuguese colony. 

The Eastern line starts at the North Pole runs through siberia, through the pacific just west of Japan, and cuts Australia in half. Of course, Australia hadn’t been discovered yet. Everything to the the east of this line is the new world. 

Obviously, this treaty didn’t hold up well, but the reformation gave the protestant countries an excuse to explore the new world since they didn’t have to take orders from the Pope. Even so, France, a catholic country, ignored it too. 

Really, the only country that was effected by the reformation in the exploration of the Americas was England. All the other countries, changed their religion once and then went to war with the nearest catholic country. Sweden became Lutheran and stayed that way. The Dutch Republic became Calvinists and stayed that way. 

England kept switching. First it was Catholic. Then, Henry VIII made it protestant. Then, Henry’s daughter Mary I made it catholic again. Henry’s other daughter Elizabeth I (with the two hit movies) made it Protestant again. 

Years latter, Oliver Cromwell over through the monarchy, executed the King Charles I, and established a Protestant fundamentalist religious military dictatorship. He outlawed drinking,smoking, gambling, theater, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and anything generally fun. He would have made Saudi Arabia proud. Basically, all you could do is work, pray, and die. Sex was allowed for creating children, but you couldn’t enjoy it. 

When Cromwell died, the people of England said enough was enough and brought back the King. Charles II kicked out the fundamentalists and brought back drinking, smoking, gambling, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and having fun during sex. Incidentally, those were also all his hobbies. 

This brings us to the famous Pilgrims. They were part of Cromwell’s crowd. They kept agitating a return to the no-fun policy. They annoyed everybody. They weren’t persecuted for practicing their religion, they were persecuted because they kept trying to force their religion on everyone else. Sort of like Southern Baptists. 

Charles II was the most easy going monarch in British history. Do realize how annoying you have to be to get him to throw you out. 

Charles’s brother James II was obsessed with turning Great Britain catholic again. After four years of trying, they kicked him and his followers out. 

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Which battle on the Eastern Front ended Hitler’s plans for dominating Europe?

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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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Compared to the rest of Europe, vacations in Eastern Europe have been substantially overpriced. True False

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Natural Forces Affecting the Driver:

1. While the car stops, the person continues moving the way that the car were moving and then hits the obstacle in the car or the person can be thrown out of the vehicle. If the person wears belt, he will stop moving with the vehicle and won’t hit the obstacle.

2. We count approximate kinetic energy using the formula K = v^2. So the vehicle which is moving at 30 mph will have four times less kinetic energy than vehicle which is moving at 60 mph. If they have the same road conditions, the breaking distance will be four times as great for the car moving twice as fast.

3. Kinetic energy depends on object’s mass and velocity and it has direct relationship with the stopping distance. The lesser mass of the vehicle = the lesser kinetic energy and lesser stopping distance. => If both vehicles have the same velocity, then small vehicle has lesser kinetic energy than large vehicle.

4. We know that kinetic energy has this relationship with velocity K = v^2. So the best way to prepare to enter sharp curves in the roadway is to lower the speed. The most appropriate speed is 20-30 mph, but it depends on road conditions and car’s breaks condition.

5. Car crashes can happen with everyone so the best way is to be prepared. First the driver should wear a seatbelt while he’s driving. He should check his tires and breaks condition regularly. And also it’s important to slow down the vehicle while entering sharp curves. Without following these rules, the driver can get catastrophic injuries in a car crash.

Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings: 

1. It doesn’t matter where you go. All you need is to learn highway code. It’s very different to know the meanings of every road sign. Also, it’s necessary to check your car’s conditions and you should take some spare parts for your car in case of accidents. So wherever you go, it’s important to be prepared.

2. You should stop before crossing and take few minutes to make sure there is no train approaching. If there is no train approaching, you can pass a railroad crossing. If you see approaching train, you should wait until it will pass a railroad crossing.

3. You should stop before the lights and wait to check the traffic movement and signs. Make sure that everything is safe and pass the intersection. Don’t move fast to avoid accidents.

4. Flashing yellow light means that it’s not necessary to stop but you should to pay attention on the traffic movement. So it would be better to yield before the lights and make sure if it’s safe to move. After that you can cross the intersection.

5. The line change means that the lane changes and you can’t cross solid lines. Pay more attention on road marking because it shows how you should behave on the road or highway.

6. As you approach the next exit and  your passengers need to use the restroom and get some food, you should look for green signs which indicate food and rest stops. You should to slow down if you don’t want to skip the sign.

7. When you take the exit ramp off the expressway and merge onto the next road, you see yellow lines dividing the roadway which indicates that there is oncoming traffic and this is a two-way highway. 

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Which ruler of the Ottoman Empire ruled from 1520 to 1526,revised many la codes and continued the expansion of the Ottoman Empire throughout assigned and Europe? A- Selim 1 B- ilbrahim C- Osman 1 D- Sulayman

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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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What was the result of growing nationalism and pan-Africanist on European-African relations? A. Africans believe that they could live peacefully with Europeans. B. Africans were encouraged to seek independence from Europe. C. European colonialism them grew and strengthened Africa. D. The change of power from European and African rule went smoothly.

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The Reformation actually started after Columbus’s landing in North America. 

Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 was forced on Spain and Portugal by the Pope. The Pope basically said that all lands in the New World belonged to Spain and all new non-Christian lands in the Eastern Hemisphere belong to Portugal. No other Catholic countries can do anything in those areas without the approval of the owner. 

The pope basically drew two lines on the globe setting the border. The western line started at the north pole cut half way through Greenland and ended at the south pole. The new world was everything to the west. Problem is that it ran through a chunk of Brazil which is why Brazil is an ex-Portuguese colony. 

The Eastern line starts at the North Pole runs through siberia, through the pacific just west of Japan, and cuts Australia in half. Of course, Australia hadn’t been discovered yet. Everything to the the east of this line is the new world. 

Obviously, this treaty didn’t hold up well, but the reformation gave the protestant countries an excuse to explore the new world since they didn’t have to take orders from the Pope. Even so, France, a catholic country, ignored it too. 

Really, the only country that was effected by the reformation in the exploration of the Americas was England. All the other countries, changed their religion once and then went to war with the nearest catholic country. Sweden became Lutheran and stayed that way. The Dutch Republic became Calvinists and stayed that way. 

England kept switching. First it was Catholic. Then, Henry VIII made it protestant. Then, Henry’s daughter Mary I made it catholic again. Henry’s other daughter Elizabeth I (with the two hit movies) made it Protestant again. 

Years latter, Oliver Cromwell over through the monarchy, executed the King Charles I, and established a Protestant fundamentalist religious military dictatorship. He outlawed drinking,smoking, gambling, theater, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and anything generally fun. He would have made Saudi Arabia proud. Basically, all you could do is work, pray, and die. Sex was allowed for creating children, but you couldn’t enjoy it. 

When Cromwell died, the people of England said enough was enough and brought back the King. Charles II kicked out the fundamentalists and brought back drinking, smoking, gambling, dirty books, sports, prostitution, and having fun during sex. Incidentally, those were also all his hobbies. 

This brings us to the famous Pilgrims. They were part of Cromwell’s crowd. They kept agitating a return to the no-fun policy. They annoyed everybody. They weren’t persecuted for practicing their religion, they were persecuted because they kept trying to force their religion on everyone else. Sort of like Southern Baptists. 

Charles II was the most easy going monarch in British history. Do realize how annoying you have to be to get him to throw you out. 

Charles’s brother James II was obsessed with turning Great Britain catholic again. After four years of trying, they kicked him and his followers out. 

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What Byzantine city was a wealthy center of trade that maintained the commercial links between Europe and Asia? Ravenna Rome Constantinople Carthage

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  Option: Constantinople

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Constantinople was the center of Byzantine trade and culture and was astonishingly mix of everything from people to their practices. Constantinople was the most important hub for trade between Europe and Asia.  Today Constantinople is known as Istanbul, Turkey, a tourist place. Constantinople advanced toward a flourishing port because of its excellent geographic position between Europe and Asia and its natural harbor.

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