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  • Social Sciences
    Other things to consider: * Reduces international poverty * Contributes to the spread of technology * Adds to the profitability of companies and corporations * Builds stronger trade ties and...

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  • Speech
    If this is a persuasive speech, any of the hot-button political issues would probably do the trick: - Gun control: good or bad? - The death penalty: use it or not? - School dress codes: good or...

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  • Essay Lab
    The thing about an autobiographical essay is that you DON'T want to start out with a cheesy beginning. In that case, be sure you DON'T say, "Once upon a time," or "I was born on November 13,...

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  • Romanticism
    The following are courtesy of my AP Senior English teacher, Andrelle E. McKinsey, more than a decado ago (and I still use them when I teach seniors for a nice reference)... Characteristics of the...

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  • Math
    The letters R, Q, N, and Z refers to a set of numbers such that: R = real numbers includes all real number [-inf, inf] Q= rational numbers ( numbers written as ratio) N = Natural numbers (all...

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  • Solar System
    Our data has improved considerably in the last 20 years. Mercury: no moons Venus: no moons Earth: 1 moon Mars: 2 moons, Phobos, Deimos Jupiter: 67 moons, some of which do not yet have proper...

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  • Essay Lab
    For the most part, your grammatical constructions are correct. In the 4th sentence, however, you will want to change the verb took to has taken (present Perfect tense, meaning the action started in...

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  • Chemistry
    A compound is a chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions. For example, two hydrogen molecules + one oxygen molecule= one water molecule. A solution is a physical...

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  • Business
    That's quite a question you've got there! Okay, here we go, in relation to India: OLIGOPOLY: A situation where there are only a few sellers in a particular economy who control a particular...

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  • Science
    The cell theory was arrived at after much study of living cells due to the intellectual contributions of Matthias Schleiden who noted all plants contains cells, and in 1838 added that different...

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  • Chemistry
    Compounds are substances that can be broken down through various chemical processes into elements. Elements are substances that cannot be broken down any further; all the atoms of an element are...

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  • History
    Since the beginning of World War I in 1914, the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson, had maintained strict neutrality, other than providing material assistance to the Allies. Even in May...

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  • Science
    The short answer is that velocity is the speed with a direction, while speed does not have a direction. Speed is a scalar quantity -- it is the magnitude of the velocity. Speed is measured in units...

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  • Computer Science
    The operating system is the most important program that is on a computer. The operating system basically runs the computer and allows other programs to run as well. The operating system does all...

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  • History
    It is important to study history so one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. Studying the events of the past give us an...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Please consider these examples: skinny, thin, and slender. These three words all mean having less weight on one's body than what might be considered average. But the connotations differ since the...

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  • The Story of My Life
    Helen Keller is the main character in The Story of My Life which is a personal account of Helen's young life after she has a debilitating illness as a baby and is rendered blind and deaf. Annie...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    "He was still leaning against the wall. He had been leaning against the wall when I came into the room, his arms down and across his chest. As I pointed he brought his arms down and pressed...

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  • Macbeth
    I wish I could answer that as straightforwardly as you ask it! What the line points to is the play's concern with the discrepancy between appearance and reality: that is, the difference between how...

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  • Social Sciences
    One of the most important advantages of social media is certainly the speed and efficiency in which it allows communication between people. For example, in the 2013 protests which took place in...

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  • History
    The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence was written in order to clarify and justify the actions of The Second Continental Congress, which was to assume the powers of an offical government. The colonists'...

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  • Beowulf
    An epic hero has to perform heroic deeds. Beowulf kills Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon, all of which are heroic deeds that no one else was able or willing to take on. The foes that...

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  • Science
    There are several observations that we can identify some chemical reaction have taken place with in a system. Change in temperature-usually when a reaction takes place heat will be absorbed or...

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  • The Crucible
    Abigail is extremely selfish. She looks out for her own needs only. She says to her friends in Act I: Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf possesses many great heroic qualities: Inhuman strength: he is able to defeat Grendel by ripping his arm off; he is able to defeat Grendel's mother by holding his breath an insane length...

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  • The Crucible
    Arthur Miller is an American playwright who wrote The Crucible in 1952. Thus, the play was written on the heels of World War II, which ended in 1945, and was written during a time in which the...

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  • Math
    The easiest way I have for knowing the difference between linear and nonlinear is the exponent value on the variable x. It is important to understand the root word in linear. It is LINE. A...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Quote #1: "S'right. It's a shell! I seen one like that before. On someone's back wall. A conch he called it. He used to blow it and then his mum would come. It's ever so valuable--" (15)....

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  • Science
    Differences: - DNA is double-stranded, RNA is single-stranded. - DNA contains a pentose sugar Deoxyribose, RNA contains the pentose sugar Ribose. A pentose is a 5-carbon sugar molecule. - DNA is...

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth is a tragic hero because he meets three of the four criteria as outlined by Aristotle. According to Aristotle in the Poetics, the following characteristics are representative of a tragic...

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  • Business
    The phrase "per diem" means "per day" or "by the day." In terms of jobs, if the position itself is "per diem" it probably means that it is not steady work. Instead, they will, at best, be hiring...

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  • Francis Bacon Essays
    When discussing the style and themes of Sir Francis Bacon’s Essays, it’s important to remember that the Essays were published in three editions in Bacon’s lifetime. Each new edition added...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf is one of the most famous poems in old English. It is about three thousand lines long and the story revolves around three battles. In the poem, Beowulf, a warrior from Geats comes to the...

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  • Beowulf
    A kenning is a figurative literary device, usually a compound expression used in place of a name or noun. Kennings is Old English poetry function in much the same way as epithets in classical epic...

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  • Beowulf
    In Old English, a "kenning" is a compound expression that has a figurative or metaphorical meaning. An example is "light-of-battle," used to mean a "sword" in the following example from Beowulf:...

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  • History
    The slave trade had many effects on Africa. Most of them were, of course, negative, though we can argue that the slave trade was positive for some African states at least in the short term. One...

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  • Economics
    The United States has a mixed economy. It is a combination of a free market economy and a command economy. Compared with most other countries around the world, it is more towards a free market...

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  • Macbeth
    At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a respected general, a devoted husband, and a loyal subject of the king. The first of the witches' prophecies bring out his ambitious nature, but he...

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  • The Cask of Amontillado
    “The Cask of Amontillado” is loaded with situational, dramatic, and verbal irony. Examples of situational irony, when one thing is expected but the opposite happens, are numerous. First, the...

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  • The Odyssey
    Odysseus demonstrated god-like qualities in The Odyssey through his intelligence and ability to inspire his men. In one instance, he tricked the Cyclops Polyphemus by telling him his name was...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    The most important ideas in the Declaration are found early in the document. In that part of the document, Jefferson is spelling out the theory that allowed the colonists to claim that they had...

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  • Science
    While the functions and applications of a computer are almost endless, we can sense four primary purposes that are all linked to data (information): Entering data, manipulating data, viewing...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill A Mockingbird exposes racial prejudice and stereotypical behavior as the residents of Maycomb County make countless assumptions and share vicious gossip which prevent some people, such as...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence draws heavily on the ideas of Enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke. Much of what Jefferson wrote in the Declaration comes direct from Locke’s ideas about...

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  • History
    As you say, the Declaration of Independence has these 4 parts. The first part is the declaration of natural rights. It says that people have these rights by the fact that they are human. These...

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  • American Revolution
    The French and Indian War changed this relationship by making it a great deal worse. In fact, the war can be said to have led to the revolution. First, the war took the French out of North...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Ralph does try and bring order to chaos on the island. His primary ojective is rescue, so the boys can reconnect to ciivilization. In the chapter two, "Fire on the Mountain," Ralph lays down...

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  • The Tell-Tale Heart
    The thematic subject may be guilt, but the theme is that the human heart cannot endure the burden of guilt, especially in the case of murder. The guilty must confess somehow or be consumed by...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Scout's character traits include: Curiosity. Scout is quick to taste the gum found in the knothole of the Radley oak, knowing it may be poisoned by Boo. "When I did not die I crammed it into my...

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