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Social Sciences

There is some debate as to whether a nuclear war could be contained or whether it would result in what was once called "mutually assured destruction". The number of warheads currently in existence...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 7:57 pm UTC

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History

It should also be pointed out that the anti-Federalists, some of whom included Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams, refused to ratify the 1787 Constitution unless it has a Bill of Rights attached to it....

Latest answer posted October 11, 2010 6:21 pm UTC

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The Bible

Critics are almost unanimous in believing that the Gospel of John was written by John the apostle, who is refered to in the Gospels as "the disciple whom Jesus loved." His name is not actually...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2011 7:27 pm UTC

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The Road Not Taken

There are many ways in which you can appreciate a poem by Robert Frost or any othe poem. Let me list a few ways. First, you can appreciate the verbal artistry of the work. The poem is really...

Latest answer posted December 24, 2011 3:52 am UTC

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

The answer can be found in the first chapter of the book, which Diamond has named "Up To the Starting Line." Evidence from Cro-Magnon sites show they made tools not only of stone but also from...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2010 6:17 am UTC

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Hank Morgan, a man skilled in the manufacture of firearms, was the superintendent of a firearms factory of about two thousand employees.

Latest answer posted October 27, 2009 7:02 am UTC

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English teachers

In California, there is a web site called enjoin which lists basically all of the jobs. I have also noticed a lot fo jobs posted on Craigslist. Other job sites are used too, of course. The best...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2011 12:13 pm UTC

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Emily Dickinson

Much of this is going to come from your own perceptions and your own analysis. I think that there is a similarity to locate human truth and understanding through the worship of the subjective....

Latest answer posted May 7, 2011 8:41 am UTC

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Math

We know that; `cscx = 1/sinx` then `sinx = 1/cscx` `cotx = 1/tanx` then `tanx = 1/cotx` From trigonometry; `1+cot^2x = csc^2x` `csc^2x-cot^2x = 1` `cscx/sinx-cotx/tanx` `=...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2013 6:29 am UTC

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Essay Lab

Besides the obvious difference of length, there are fewer disparities in the concept of writing a paragraph and an essay and more similarities. In fact, there is a form that Edward P. Bailey and...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2011 3:51 am UTC

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The Red Badge of Courage

The words that you mention, north, south, union, confederacy -- none of these is ever used in the text. Neither are the names of Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant or Abraham Lincoln. The first...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2010 6:09 am UTC

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Arts

Born Clara Ann Fowler, Patti Page (1927-2013) was one of the most popular singers in America during the 1950s. Among her most commercially successful songs were “How Much is that Doggie in the...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2014 4:55 pm UTC

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Math

You need to convert the sum of logarithms into the logarithm of product, such that: `log x + log (2x) = 3log 2 => log (x*2x) = 3 log 2` `log (2x^2) = log 8 => 2x^2 = 8 => x^2 = 8/2 =>...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2013 3:47 pm UTC

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Calculus

The gradient vector is a vector whose first component is the derivative of f(x, y) with respect to x and the second is the derivative of f(x, y) with respect to y. Here f(x, y) = x^3*y^2 - 2x...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2011 3:19 am UTC

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Social Sciences

As China, you do not want the UN to intervene in any of these crises. If the UN does want to intervene, you could probably allow it to do so in the CAR, but you would want to use your veto if it...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2014 5:03 am UTC

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Julius Caesar

Antony uses simple language the plebs could understand combined with his romantic reminder of the Republic (which ironically was being dismantled by Caesar) with his opening...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2010 2:39 pm UTC

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Where Is the Voice Coming From?

"Where Is the Voice Coming From?" describes events surrounding Jean-Baptiste (Almighty One), particularly the events surrounding his death: late 19th century. During this time, Queen Victoria was...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2013 1:52 am UTC

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Business

Although many human resources departments conduct exit interviews, I would argue that they are not worthwhile. My main reason for saying this is that there is no reason to believe that they will...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2013 3:01 am UTC

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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is a novel narrated by Amir, a Pashtun; he grows up with an Hazara boy, Hassan, and there is no question that each of them knows his place in society. Hassan and...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2013 3:26 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

The President might not be able to directly change or amend the case law on the issue of abortion. However, the President can help to initiate a public discussion of the issue of abortion. In...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2011 10:24 pm UTC

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Thank You, M'am

When you refer to “the lady” in “Thank You, Ma’am,” I assume that you are talking about Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones. When you ask about why she shut the door so quickly, you must be...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2015 12:36 am UTC

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Globalization and Technological Advancements

I think that one of the issues behind globalization and "buying American" is that the presence of the former plays down the pure hopes of the latter. In a globalized setting, there cannot be a...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2012 10:26 am UTC

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History

The grievances that the American colonists had towards the English government are expressed clearly in the Declaration of Independence (1776). Without having to rehash all of them, it can be stated...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2016 7:07 pm UTC

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Pride and Prejudice

Austen called her first version of Pride and Prejudice , First Impressions, which she offered to Thomas Cadell publishers in 1797, and he rejected it sight unseen. She revised it in 1811, then...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2007 11:13 am UTC

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A Rose for Emily

This question has been previously asked and answered. I have included the link below, and thanks for using eNotes....

Latest answer posted October 11, 2011 4:53 am UTC

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Around Thanksgiving, Arnold is pulled out of his loneliness at the all-white Reardon High School to discover that he is smart. Not just smart for an Indian, as he says, but smart, period. In...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2016 7:31 pm UTC

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History

It is not completely clear that the Nazi Party as a group really did rely on astrology to any great extent. However, assuming that astrology was important to them, it would have been caused by the...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2013 12:36 am UTC

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Science

The ball is thrown horizontally with a velocity 36.7 m/s. It is hit and this reverses the direction of the ball's velocity. The net change in the ball's velocity is 36.7 + 36.7 = 73.4 m/s. This...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2013 5:48 am UTC

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The Light in the Forest

The Council of War deeply affects True Son, because he is told that he has to return to his white family. True Son is a White Boy who lives among the Delaware Indians. He was captured at four...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2013 12:59 am UTC

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Teaching Community

It is hard to stay neutral on an emotionally charged topic. I suggest looking for articles from well-known and mostly balanced news sites such as Time, The Wall Street Journal, and other...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2012 1:50 am UTC

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History

There were several reasons why the British got into a conflict with the 13 colonies. One reason was political. The British believed that since these were their colonies, they could do whatever they...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2015 8:37 pm UTC

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Reference

It seems that you have a few different things going on with your question. This said, I did not edit the question so as to examine the multiple issues as a whole (to insure the real message and...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2013 1:32 am UTC

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Richard III

Ok, this may seem a little silly, but whenever I hear the "My kingdom for a horse" line it makes me laugh. I think that part of the reason is that I have seen the Al Pacino documentary Looking for...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2012 4:16 am UTC

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Math

The line equation is: y-y1 = m(x-x1 ) where m is the slope and (x1,y1) is a point pass through the line: We have the point (4,3) Now for the slope: Since the line is perpendicular to the line...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2010 11:26 pm UTC

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Math

here base used is 5 and we do not know the value of `log_(5) 16` therefore we have to convert to a expression with a base that we know the values. That is the base of 10. We know that `log_(a) x...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2012 5:25 am UTC

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Science

A response to a disaster is something which comes instantly since we have no clue what will happen in the next moment. Disaster can be natural or accidental, like floods, earthquake, forest fire,...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012 11:18 pm UTC

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Business

Survey research can be very useful for marketing purposes, but it has its limitations. The major purpose of survey research in marketing is to understand people’s attitudes towards a product, a...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2013 4:01 am UTC

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Of Mice and Men

While we editors at Enotes do not provide students with essays, we gladly assist with ideas and approaches. Therefore, here are some ideas that can, perhaps, generate more ideas for you: Since you...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2011 9:33 am UTC

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Reference

Any business, in any locale, has a vested interest in protecting its employees and the physical property it possesses-buildings, raw materials, finished products, or whatever else is related to its...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2012 4:41 am UTC

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The Pearl

The problem the Indians have when they sell their pearls is that they do not know what rate the pearl buyers give in another city. They are at the mercy of the pearl buyers in their town. The pearl...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2011 7:02 am UTC

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Math

The vector being described here is <10,11,5> 6-(-4)=10, 7-(-4)=11, 1-(-4)=5 Its length is: `sqrt(10^2+11^2+5^2)=sqrt(100+121+25)=sqrt(246)~~15.6843871` We want a vector in the same...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2013 11:12 pm UTC

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Literature

Your ideas with regard to your thesis are appropriate for today's way of life, but Othello was from a different time. It might be stronger to argue that while we cannot imagine this every being...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2010 2:17 pm UTC

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chlorofluorocarbons

When a hole in the atmospheric ozone layer created worldwide concern over the use of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) products, initiatives were adopted to phase out all CFCs from commercial and industrial...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2012 8:47 pm UTC

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Science

Solid carbon dioxide is called dry ice. The problem with storing it this way is that at normal temperature and pressure the dry ice will convert back to gaseous CO2. And keeping the dry ice cold...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2013 12:34 am UTC

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Religion

God made promises, or covenants, with the Chosen People, who came to be known as the Israelites, at several times through the history recorded in the Old Testament. Many of those covenants included...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2012 7:27 pm UTC

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Biology

The Genome Project is an ongoing global research effort whose original goal was to sequence the entire human genetic code. In 2003, the Project successfully sequenced the human genome. Since then,...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2013 12:32 am UTC

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Essay Lab

In any type of topic sentence, you probably want to stay away from those words that involve excessive opinion that cannot really be substantiated in detail. I would rework the topic sentence here...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2011 12:26 am UTC

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Social Sciences

The study of language undoubtedly inevitably involves how it is being used, and under which circumstances. The field of Sociolinguistics focuses on the study of the effects of the environment on...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2012 4:58 pm UTC

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Rudyard Kipling

The poem is a father defining for his son the qualities of a good man. he is setting the parameters or boundaries for his son and giving him a goal to achieve. The poem deals with life's...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011 3:05 am UTC

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Science

1. The reaction of Calcium Carbonate and hydrochloric acid will produce Calcium chloride, water and CO2 in the form of gas (bubbling). Now the Mass should have to be heavier because Calcium...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2013 12:45 pm UTC

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