Which was not a reason Johnson used when vetoing the extension of the Freedmen’s Bureau and the Civil Rights Bill of 1866? Johnson said the measures “favored” blacks over whites and was outside the bounds of the Constitution in doing so. Johnson said the measures were invalid because Southern states …Read More »
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.Read More »
How were the beliefs of the Nation of Islam different from the beliefs of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference? a) The Nation of Islam desired a sense of community with whites. b) The Nation of Islam desired more interaction with whites. c) The Nation of Islam used nonviolent means to achieve equality. d) The Nation of Islam used any means necessary to achieve equality.
How were the beliefs of the Nation of Islam different from the beliefs of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference? a) The Nation of Islam desired a sense of community with whites. b) The Nation of Islam desired more interaction with whites. c) The Nation of Islam used nonviolent means to …Read More »
Read the excerpt from "The Most Dangerous Game." "Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong. Why should I not use my gift? If I wish to hunt, why should I not? I hunt the sc*m of the earth—sailors from tr*mp ships—lascars, blacks, Chinese, whites, mongrels—a thoroughbred horse or hound is worth more than a score of them." What does this piece of dialogue reveal about Zaroff’s character? a) He feels he is entitled to practice his cruel sport. b) He would never hunt another member of the upper class. c) He is getting bored with the idea of hunting people. d) He believes that Rainsford feels the same way he does
Read the excerpt from “The Most Dangerous Game.” “Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong. Why should I not use my gift? …Read More »
How did many blacks feel about whites who flocked to Harlem clubs? a. resentful c. jealous b. generous d. welcoming
Answer: 2. They became increasingly violent, culminating in assault and murder. Explanation: Non-violence or passive resistance is a technique for social change that utilizes procedures. It is viewed as ethically legitimate to gently oppose unreasonable laws. Martin Luther King trusted that direct, non-violent protest action would force whites to confront …Read More »
According to Hughes, how did most Negroes of the time feel about whites coming to Harlem? a. resentful c. pleased b. proud d. depressed
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 …Read More »
Read the excerpt from “The Most Dangerous Game.” “Nonsense,” laughed Rainsford. “This hot weather is making you soft, Whitney. Be a realist. The world is made up of two classes—the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are the hunters. Do you think we’ve passed that island yet?” Read the excerpt of Zaroff speaking from “The Most Dangerous Game.” “Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong. Why should I not use my gift? If I wish to hunt, why should I not? I hunt the sc*m of the earth—sailors from tr*mp ships—lascars, blacks, Chinese, whites, mongrels—a thoroughbred horse or hound is worth more than a score of them.” How do these excerpts show the difference between Rainsford and Zaroff? a) Rainsford believes that animals are inferior to humans and therefore deserve to be hunted, while Zaroff feels this way about other humans. b) Rainsford has a deep feelings and sympathy for the prey he hunts, while Zaroff has no feelings or sympathy for his prey at all. c) Rainsford believes that it is acceptable to hunt all things as long as they are weaker, while Zaroff hunts only human beings. d) Rainsford hunts for pure amusement, while Zaroff believes he is performing a service by hunting the “sc*m of the earth.”
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 …Read More »
Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: Magical Realism finds precedent in eighteenth-century Gothic novels, but also connects with sixteenth-century Baroque or Surrealism, almost contemporary in the early twentieth century. Among the most striking features of this movement, we find the blend of realism with pure unreality that is …Read More »
Which detail from “The Monkey’s Paw” is an example of conflict? A. When all of Mr. White’s wishes are gone, he is worse off than before. B. Mr. White comments that he would enjoy making a trip to India. C. The night the story begins, the weather outside is cold and wet. D. Mr. White feels uncomfortable when his son Herbert outsmarts him.
Since a tiny tender child of four,There’s nothing that I dreamt of more,Than to jump aboard a great big ship,A telescope, a map, a sword, by my hip,To feel the sea breeze in my hair,To stroke my parrot on the wood chair,To be bold and brave and happy as can be,To …Read More »
1. Which was a cause of suburbanization during the 1950s? difficulty obtaining credit reduction in road and interstate highway building popularity and availability of the automobile declining birth rate 2. Most Americans in the 1960s relied on _____ as their primary source of entertainment and information. television movies radio telephones 3. Which of the following did the Economic Opportunity Act not create? Project Head Start VISTA Immigrant Loan Service Job Corps 4. Which was not a social problem faced by America in the 1950s? Life in the suburbs led to increased stresses including traffic jams, noise and air pollution, and the need to “keep up with the Joneses.” Although idealized on television, many women were unhappy and unfulfilled by their lives. As people left the cities for the suburbs, they took their wealth and their jobs with them. Minorities such as African Americans and Mexican Americans enjoyed the same standard of living as most whites. 5. President Johnson’s vision for America was put forth in the legislative program called the Great Society. True False
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. …Read More »
The 1896 supreme court ruling that approved "separate but equal" accommodations for blacks and whites as a reasonable use of state power was ________.
The 1896 supreme court ruling that approved “separate but equal” accommodations for blacks and whites as a reasonable use of state power was ________.Read More »
Which of the following best describes the system of slavery in the first few decades of the American colonies? Indentured servants became enslaved after four to seven years. Africans could not work as indentured servants; they were only enslaved. Enslaved people were enslaved for life, but their children were born free. Both Africans and whites worked as indentured servants, not as slaves.
Blank VerseUnrhymed iambic pentameterSlant Rhymerhyme in which the vowel sounds are nearly, but not exactly the same (i.e. the words “stress” and “kiss”);It involves consonance (“jackal” and “buckle”; sometimes called half-rhyme, near rhyme, or partial rhymeExact RhymeThe repetition of the same stressed vowel sounds and any succeeding sounds in two …Read More »
What group of people did not stand up for what they believed in due to fear of being beaten or attacked? Moderate Whites Blacks
The activist that initiated the idea of Black Power to describe a more radical approach to civil rights was Stokely Carmichael. Stokely Carmichael considered the concept of Black Power as a form of solidarity among individuals within his political movement. With his conception and articulation of the word, he considered …Read More »
Answer: C. The people in a territory would vote to make slavery legal or illegal. Explanation: “Popular” means a vote by the populace, the people. “Sovereignty” refers to where power or authority lies. So “popular sovereignty” means that the people of the states (or territories becoming states) had authority over …Read More »
“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 …Read More »