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Terrorism is based on the mistaken belief that a small number of violent acts that target symbolic and meaningful places and events important to the adversary can enable them to achieve political goals. Secondly, terrorists always underestimate the strong revulsion and disgust that the majority of human beings feels toward acts of political violence. The article makes the following argument: In a short paragraph, explain the argument that the author is making. Do you agree or disagree with his claim?

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. …

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“A ship lost at sea for many days suddenly sighted a friendly vessel. From the mast of the unfortunate vessel was seen a signal, “Water, water; we die of thirst!” The answer from the friendly vessel at once came back, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” A second time the signal, “Water, water; send us water!” ran up from the distressed vessel, and was answered, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” And a third and fourth signal for water was answered, “Cast down your bucket where you are.” The captain of the distressed vessel, at last heeding the injunction, cast down his bucket, and it came up full of fresh, sparkling water from the mouth of the Amazon River. To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in a foreign land or who underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say: “Cast down your bucket where you are”— cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.” Booker T. Washington, 1895 In this passage, Washington is urging African Americans to A) start a new life in South America. B) work more closely with whites in the South. C) start a revolution against the United States. D) form groups to fight against the Ku Klux Klan.

1. Free trade 2. Competition 3. Domestic Free trade agreements allow for easy trade between countries and can lower prices, but can create a loss of jobs for one country while the other gains employment. The US has a free trade agreement with Mexico and Canada called the North American …

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How do Rainsford’s character traits advance the plot of “The Most Dangerous Game”? Select each correct answer. His toughness of character helps him stay alive in the jungle. His cruelty to animals leads to his cruelty to Zaroff in the end. His civilized tastes enable him to enjoy the luxuries of Zaroff’s home. His ignorance of people leads him to underestimate Zaroff.

Posted in English The answer is ”His sense of morality leads him to refuse to hunt human beings with Zaroff.’ I took the test on this short story & we have different choices to choose from. To anyone whom has my answer choices to choose from, it’s definetly The answer …

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