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Read the passage. (1) Most Americans know that “Uncle Sam” is a nickname for the United States; however, few Americans know how the name originated. (2) Some historians believe the name comes from a nineteenth-century businessman from New York. (3) His real name was Samuel Wilson. (4) His neighbors called him Uncle Sam. (5) During the War of 1812, he won a government contract. (6) He was to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. (7) The beef was packed in barrels labeled “U.S.” to show that they belonged to the U.S. government. (8) Soldiers from New York saw the barrels. (9) They jokingly said “U.S.” stood for Uncle Sam. (10) The joke spread. (11) Soon, soldiers began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (12) Civilians also began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (13) In 1961, Congress passed a resolution. (14) The resolution recognized Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam. Which is the most effective way to combine sentences (5) and (6)? During the War of 1812, he won a government contract he was to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. During the War of 1812, to supply beef to U.S. soldiers was what he won a government contract for. During the War of 1812, he won a government contract to supply beef to U.S. soldiers.

Answer: During the War of 1812, he won a government contract to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. Explanation: One of the uses of the preposition “to” is to work as an infinitive of purpose, this makes a focus on the objective or purpose of a sentence in the next sentence. …

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Many would say that Europeans, and later the United States, exploited the fertile lands of the Central America region to suit their own financial interests. A) True B) False

Many would say that Europeans, and later the United States, exploited the fertile lands of the Central America region to suit their own financial interests. A) True B) False

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Lincoln best demonstrated the qualities of the Republican Party in that ___________________ . a. he supported Congress’ decision in the Dred Scott Case c. he supported secession by the Southern states b. he believed that blacks and slaves were equal to whites d. he was against the spread of slavery into new states and territories

D. He was against the spread of slaver into new states and territories. This was the whole point of the formation of the Republican party. They took this from the Free Soil party which did not want Slavery in new Western states.  A, B, and C. is completely wrong.

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Read the excerpt from Chapter 5 of Wheels of Change. These traits led commentators to worry that the differences between the sexes were being blurred, a fear that was reinforced as the four newest states—Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho—granted women the right to vote in the 1890s. Would the bicycle help bring about a new kind of equality between men and women? Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her colleagues certainly hoped so. At any rate, the image of a female cyclist quickly became associated with efforts to win more rights for women. What conclusion does Macy draw in this synthesis of ideas? Women were granted the right to vote in four states as a direct result of the bicycle’s invention. Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. Stanton and her colleagues hoped women cyclists would join their fight for women’s rights. Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho were home to the highest percentage of women cyclists.

Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. At the end of the passage, usually where a conclusion is stated, it says that the image of a female cyclist was becoming a symbol for women’s rights. The passage does not tell the reader anything …

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How did the Soviets respond when France, Britain, and the United States combined their German zones of occupation into one nation?

The Soviets Union responded with building the Berlin Wall and cutting off access to the city of Berlin for their Democratic Allies. They did not allow any road transportation of food, material, etc through the roads to Berlin. This was called the Berlin Blockade. The US responded with air dropping supplies …

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What did the United States of America do in retaliation against Iran? They sent more troops to the area. They detained Iranian refugees. They froze all Iranian assets. They boycotted oil from the region.

The correct answer should be They froze all Iranian assets They also introduced sanctions and put an embargo on all trade with Iran. They didn’t boycott oil since nobody would do that, and they didn’t send troops out of fear of what would happen to those people. No detaining of …

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Which of the following best describes the United States? A) It has a market economy with no government regulation. This is the only system that can work with a government run by the people. B) It has a command economy. A large nation like the United States needs the government to control all growth of business to prevent problems. C) It has a traditional economy. Most communities are focused on providing their own needs with the resources available in the local area. D) It has a mixed economy. The government protects individual rights, such as minimum pay for work and choices in goods and services.

THE ANSWER IS A However, the government should have little to no intervention in our capitalism, market economy, but of course when the economic factors kick in, there is also the government which has to regulate monopolies and mergers to make sure that our market economy is safe and welcoming …

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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

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. …

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PLEASE HELP!!!!! Which of the following state capitals is located on the east coast of the United States? a. Salt Lake City, Utah b. Richmond, Virginia c. Olympia, Washington d. Columbus, Ohio

PLEASE HELP!!!!! Which of the following state capitals is located on the east coast of the United States? a. Salt Lake City, Utah b. Richmond, Virginia c. Olympia, Washington d. Columbus, Ohio

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Equations can be balanced by using the half-reaction method. Which step should be completed immediately after finding the oxidation states of atoms? A inserting the coefficients B balancing the half reactions C identifying the half reactions D inspecting the number of atoms

Equations can be balanced by using the half-reaction method. Which step should be completed immediately after finding the oxidation states of atoms? A inserting the coefficients B balancing the half reactions C identifying the half reactions D inspecting the number of atoms

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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.

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 …

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How were the immigrants to the United States between 1870 and 1920 different from previous immigrants? A) They were mostly Protestant. B) They were primarily Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, or Jewish. C) They were wealthy and came to the United States to open businesses. D) They majority of these immigrants spoke English.

How were the immigrants to the United States between 1870 and 1920 different from previous immigrants? A) They were mostly Protestant. B) They were primarily Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, or Jewish. C) They were wealthy and came to the United States to open businesses. D) They majority of these immigrants spoke …

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Eric states that the slopes of perpendicular lines are opposite reciprocals (i.e. that the slope of one is equal to the negative of the reciprocal of the other), and Aviva states that the product of the slopes of perpendicular lines is −1. Who is correct? Why? Explain your reasoning with an example. If one of the lines is vertical and the other one is horizontal, how would your answer change?

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:50 AM Eric’s statement is correct that the slopes of the perpendicular lines are opposites reciprocal with each other compared to Aviva’s. Aviva’s statement is correct but is not usually the case. An example is that when you are given these functions such as …

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What change do you think would make a positive difference in the United States?

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:51 AM Letting people make their own choices and let them suffer the consequences if it’s a bad choice, because people don’t learn from success they learn from failure. And if you ever look at any product its has a warning label thats another thingthey do, …

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which region of the United States has the greatest prevalence of obesity? A. Northwest B. Northeast C. South D. Midwest

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which region of the United States has the greatest prevalence of obesity? A. Northwest B. Northeast C. South D. Midwest

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Which documents freed all slaves living in states in rebellion against the union? a) the bill of rights b) the constitution c) the declaration of independence d) the emancipation proclamation

Which documents freed all slaves living in states in rebellion against the union? a) the bill of rights b) the constitution c) the declaration of independence d) the emancipation proclamation

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