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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 weren't represented in Congress during the vote. Johnson said providing social services for indigents via the Freedman's Bureau was outside the powers delineated in the Constitution. Johnson said the rights and guarantees of the Emancipation Proclamation were sufficient to protect blacks civil rights and a new bill was unnecessary.

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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 weren’t represented in Congress during the vote. Johnson said providing social services for indigents via the Freedman’s Bureau was outside the powers delineated in the Constitution. Johnson said the rights and guarantees of the Emancipation Proclamation were sufficient to protect blacks civil rights and a new bill was unnecessary.

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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

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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How did many blacks feel about whites who flocked to Harlem clubs? a. resentful c. jealous b. generous d. welcoming

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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 segregation laws.

He made it generally acknowledged that individuals utilize quiet dissent to constrain changes to the law. Many white people upheld him and joined the protests.  

Protests were regularly met with police and open violence. Numerous individuals were killed, yet Dr. King did not bolster utilizing savaviolence ery as a type of opposition.

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According to Hughes, how did most Negroes of the time feel about whites coming to Harlem? a. resentful c. pleased b. proud d. depressed

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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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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.”

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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 do Mr. White’s wife and son first react to the story about the monkey’s paw?

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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 observed as normal, with the integration of magical elements without seeming extraordinary.

These works do not explain the supernatural elements and are narrated as something natural, with characters unaware of their transcendent dimension. In addition, death has paramount value in the relativistic discourse of truth, with a metaphysical focus on space and time and an intimate atmosphere that blends characters with myths, legends, and natural cultures.

Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman is considered one of the first magical realistic stories.

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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.

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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 trek and travel and sail the seven seas.

8 lines. Rhyme scheme aabbccdd. If I managed to write that in about 4 minutes, you could write something much better and longer in like 30 minutes. You can use my rubbish poem as inspiration lol. Good luck X

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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

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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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The 1896 supreme court ruling that approved "separate but equal" accommodations for blacks and whites as a reasonable use of state power was ________.

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The 1896 supreme court ruling that approved “separate but equal” accommodations for blacks and whites as a reasonable use of state power was ________.

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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.

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Blank VerseUnrhymed iambic pentameter
Slant 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 rhyme
Exact RhymeThe repetition of the same stressed vowel sounds and any succeeding sounds in two or more words.
SimileA comparison between two seemingly unlike things using “like” or “as.”
AssonanceThe repetition of same or similar vowel sounds within nonrhyming words
Onomatopoeiause of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
StyleThe expressive qualities that distinguish an author’s work, including word choice, sentence structure, punctuation, and figures of speech.
RepetitionThe recurrence of sounds, words, phrases, lines, or stanzas in a speech or literary work. Writers use this to emphasize an important point, to expand upon an idea, to help create rhythm, and to increase the feeling of unity in a work.
PersonificationA figure of speech in which an animal, an object, or an idea is given human form or characteristics
SymbolPerson, place, thing, or event that stands for itself and for something beyond itself as well.
MoodThe emotional quality of a literary work created by the writer’s choice of language, subject matter, setting, diction, and tone, as well as sound devices, such as rhyme and rhythm.
Sound Devicesstylistic techniques that convey meaning through sound. Examples: FormSome examples of sound devices are rhyme (two words having the same sound), assonance (repetition of similar vowel sounds), consonance (repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the end of words), alliteration (words beginning with the same consonant sound), and onomatopoeia (words that sound like their meaning).
FormGenerally used when thestructure of a poem when it has a specific characteristics: rhyme scheme, meter, stanza lengt

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What group of people did not stand up for what they believed in due to fear of being beaten or attacked? Moderate Whites Blacks

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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 that his movement was not only a movement against racial segregation, but to combat the widespread racism among American society. Again and again he insisted: For the last time, “Black Power” means black people coming together to form a political force that elects representatives or forces its representatives to defend their interests.

Although the concept of Black Power was vague and interpreted differently by those who used it, from the businessmen who used it to push black capitalism to black revolutionaries who wanted to end capitalism, the idea of Black Power exerted a significant social influence. It helped organize self-help groups in the black community and the formation of institutions that did not depend on whites. It was used for the creation of black culture studies programs in institutes and universities, to mobilize black voters and to choose black candidates, as well as to foster pride and racial self-esteem.

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In which way did cherokees try to avoid being forced off their ancestral territory by whites?

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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 their own territory’s approach to the slavery issue.

The Civil War was fought over both the issue of “states’ rights” (the idea of each state’s popular sovereignty), as well as the issue of slavery, which was ended in the United States after the Civil War.   From that point on, at least on the issue of slavery, states could not decide their own path.  The 13th Amendment was added to the US Constitution and made slavery illegal in all states.

Here’s what the 13th Amendment said:

  • Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

  • Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation

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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.

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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 Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Though it has reduced the prices of natural resources and manufactured goods, it has also resulted in jobs leaving the US and moving to Mexico. Increased free trade agreements have been signed but continue to be criticized as hurting the US job market.

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