Describe two actions George Washington took to avoid war.

# Describe two actions George Washington took to avoid war.

• ANIMAL FARM

What are six examples from Animal Farm which prove that under the leadership of Napoleon the farm…

Napoleon, who is an allegorical character for Josef Stalin, manages to raise nine puppies who grow into his secret police that he uses to run off the innovative and charismatic Snowball so that he…

• TARAS BULBA

There are quite a few intertextual references in Nikolai Gogol’s Taras Bulba, such as Romeo and…

It would be a far simpler task to identify the influences of Nikolai Gogol on those who came after him than to identify intertextual references in his work, including Taras Bulba. Such was the…

• MATH

I am needing help with understanding this pre-calc question in my math. I tried looking over the…

We can use the formula for a term of an arithmetic sequence:an=a1+(n−1)dan=a1+(n-1)d The 10x+610x+6 is the third term which is a3a3 , the 5x+25x+2 is the first terma1a1 .Since 10x+610x+6 is a3a3…

• GWENDOLYN BROOKS

Compare and contrast the two poems “To be in Love” by Gwendolyn Brooks and “Love song: I and…

While the two poems are similar in their themes of the precariousness of love, they certainly differ in their presentation of theme. Indeed, there is a marked difference in the tone of each poem….

• HISTORY

Describe two actions George Washington took to avoid war.

One of the major actions taken by President George Washington intended to insulate the brand-new nation was the issuance of the Proclamation of Neutrality on April 22, 1793. Deeply concerned that…

• OUR TOWN

Analyze two central ideas that are the themes of Our Town. What is the meaning or message of Our…

I think that one of the most central ideas to Wilder’s work is the universality of the human experience. Our Town strives to show the universal condition of life. It is one whereby individuals…

• MATH

how would you solve 5/2x-x+1/2x, would you be able to give the step by step directions for it as…

If the expression is in the form 52x−x+12x52x-x+12x to simplify it, consider the denominators. Since the two fractions have the same denominators, proceed to subtract them. To do so, subtract…

• SCIENCE

In genetics, a genotype is a single piece of information about a person’s genetic makeup which is measurable by looking at the trait that is expressed. A phenotype on the other hand is the complete…

• TLÖN, UQBAR, ORBIS TERTIUS

In what ways did Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” influence Gene…

We can see that Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” influenced Gene Wolfe’s own short story “Useful Phrases” in his book Strange Travelers: New Selected Stories through…

• THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

What is the setting of the story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”?

“The Adventure of the Speckled Band” begins in the familiar setting of 221B Baker Street in London, where so many of the Sherlock Holmes stories begin and end. It is still a time when Watson is…

• PEDRO CALDERÓN DE LA BARCA

Can someone give me a summary of Pedro Calderon’s “Love after Death”? I’m reading it but the…

It’s tricky to find a lot of information on Calderón’s Amar después de la muerte, but the plot as I understand it dramatizes the events of 1570, when the Spanish army marched on the village of…

• THE MAGICIAN’S NEPHEW

What does the lady who brings grapes to Digory’s mother say that gives Digory hope? The…

It is not actually the lady who brings the grapes that says anything to give Digory hope, but his Aunt Letty. Aunt Letty looks after Digory’s mother Mabel who appears to be terminally ill. Letty…

• HISTORY

What caused the Great Depression? Discuss at least four factors that led to the economic collapse…

To look at the Great Depression, you need to look back further in time… to WWI. Following The Great War, Germany was in debt, largely due to the harsh imposition of reparations as part of the…

• RELIGION

Did John Bunyan believe that irresistible grace was only for the elect?

In short the answer is no. Irresistible grace is the belief that only the people that God has chosen can receive saving grace. This theology was first introduced to us by John Calvin. Calvin…

• RELIGION

Did Bunyon believe that God took pleasure in man’s fall?

Bunyan, a Baptist, adopted the Calvinist theological doctrines which believed in man’s total depravity and unconditional election. According to the Westminster Confession of Faith, 1647: Chapter…

• MATH

Two people start from the same point. One walks east at 3 mi/h and the other walks northeast at…

If you look at the image bellow you see that a represents distance traveled eastward and b represents distance traveled in northeast direction. Clearly the angle between is 45°. We can now apply…

• MATH

A baseball diamond is a square with side 90 ft. A batter hits the ball and runs toward first base…

(a) The distance from second base can be found using the Pythagorean Theorem. d2=902+(90−24t)2d2=902+(90-24t)2 (t is the time in seconds from the hit — 90-24t is the distance the runner is from first base at…

• MATH

Related Rates problem The radius of a sphere is increasing at a rate of 4mm/s. How fast is the…

The volume of a sphere is given by V=43πr3V=43πr3 where r is the radius. To find the rate of change of the volume, differentiate with respect to t: dVdr=4πr2drdtdVdr=4πr2drdt Substitute the…

• MATH

Related rates problem: The length of a rectangle is increasing at a rate of 8 cm/s and its width…

Let a(t)a(t) and b(t)b(t) be functions denoting length and width of the rectangle at time t.t. Since area of rectangle is product of length and width we have A(t)=a(t)b(t)A(t)=a(t)b(t) To get the the rate of…

• ECONOMICS

Until about 2006, the European Union guaranteed a price of sugar for its farmers that…

Until about 2006, the European Union guaranteed a price of sugar for its farmers that was roughly double the world level. Using a well-labeled diagram of the market for sugar within the EU, show…

• ECONOMICS

Several years ago Japan was pressured to accept a “Voluntary Export Restraint” (VER) on…

Since I cannot actually make diagrams for you, I will describe how to make the diagrams for each market mentioned in this question. I assume that you are familiar with basic supply and demand…

• CHRÉTIEN DE TROYES

How would one answer the following based on the chapter titled “The Grail” in Chretien de…

As online access to Chretien de Troyes’s book Perceval; Or, The Story of the Grail, translated by Ruth Harwood Cline, is limited, below are a few ideas to help get you started.One thing we can…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

The Merchant of Venice will focus on how the two worlds of Venice and Belmont support and…

You could say that Venice represents the “real” world and that Belmont represents an ideal, fantasy world. In Venice, the talk is initially about money, economics, and business. Bassanio needs…

• LITERATURE

Can someone help me out with answering the questions that follow this essay?…

The main claim of the essay is that bullying is reprehensible and should therefore be denounced but also marginalized. Overall, the argument is cogent in its consistent persuasion that bullying is…

• THE POEMS OF DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

I need to do an analysis of “The Poems of Yuri Zhivago” and show the connections between them and…

An analysis of all Yuri’s 25 poems, occupying Book Two, Part 17 of Pasternak’s Dr. Zhivago (translated anew by Pevear and Volokhonsky), is a very large task and perhaps a daunting one. What eNotes…

• MATH

1+7×3−−−√=81+7×3=8 As for most equations, we try to isolate the variable by using inverse operations. Subtract 1 from each side: 7×3−−−√=77×3=7Square both sides — be aware that squaring…

• OUR TOWN

Analyze two central ideas that are the themes of “Our Town”. What is the meaning or message of…

Although Our Town can be shown to have a lot more than just “two central ideas,” that’s a good place to start. First, not to sound so much like Disney’s The Lion King, but probably the main (and…

• THE POETRY OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS

What is the main thesis of the two poems, “To Be in Love” by Gwendolyn Brooks and “Love song: I…

The main thesis, or premise, of the poems by Gwendolyn Brooks and Alan Dugan is the difficulty in attaining any security in love. In her poem “To Be in Love,” Brooks poses the uncertainly of this…

• THE NAME OF THE ROSE

What is the connection between power and heresy in Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose?

In Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, it’s all about power, and during the period in which his novel takes place, the main center of power was the Catholic Church. The Age of Enlightenment is…

• MATH

what is 16/5 when it is changed to a mixed number

Change 16/5 to a mixed number: 16/5 is called an improper fraction — the numerator is larger than the denominator. You can convert this to a mixed number; a whole number and a proper fraction. To…

• LITERATURE

How is didacticism and child agency shown in Swallows and Amazons?

Swallows and Amazons is an amazing book and, in regards to your first request, can be avidly used to display didacticism. Let’s begin with the definition of didcacticism so as to be completely…

• ELIJAH OF BUXTON

What happened at the carnival in Elijah of Buxton?

Elijah is an eleven year old boy, who is the first freeborn child in Buxton, Canada, Buxton was established as a community for former slaves. Elijah and his family meet the preacher, who does not…

• ROBERT GRAVES

In The Long Weekend, how does Robert Graves describe the effects of the war on Britain, on the…

Soldier Poet Siegfried Sassoon, 1917: “Finished With War: A Soldier’s Declaration”I am making this statement as an act of wilful defiance of military authority because I believe that the war is…

• MATH

The vertex form of a parabola is given by, y=j(x−h)2+ky=j(x-h)2+k But we can write the equation as a a general quadratic equation and then convert to vertex form. y=ax2+bx+cy=ax2+bx+c We have to find, a, b…

• LITERATURE

In “The Lay of the Werewolf” by Marie de France, translated by Eugene Mason: List true identity…

Although Bisclavret is the werewolf in this story/poem (“lais”), he can be considered the hero. It is clear from the start of the poem that Bisclavret and his wife both love each other. The only…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

What warning does Prince Escalus give the street brawlers in Act I, scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet?

Short Answer: Prince Escalus warns that anyone who fights in the Capulet/Montague feud again will be put to death. Shakespeare opens his play with violent action, foreshadowing the violent love to…

• MATH

The nth sum of a series is given by the formula Sn = 1 – 4n. how do you workout the first three…

The sums of a series is given by Sn=a1+a2+a3+…..+an−1+anSn=a1+a2+a3+…..+an-1+an Therefore, S1=a1S1=a1 1−4×1=a11-4×1=a1 a1=−3a1=-3 and, S2=a1+a2S2=a1+a2 1−4×2=−3+a21-4×2=-3+a2 a2=1−8+3=−4a2=1-8+3=-4 and,

• CALEB WILLIAMS

In William Godwin’s novel Caleb Williams, does the law act in Falkland’s favor or against him?

As we see in William Godwin’s Caleb Williams, it can be said it is the injustice of the law that drives Falkland to commit murder in the first place. One reason why Falkland murdered Tyrrel was…

• REVELATION

Why does Mary Grace deliver her message to Mrs. Turpin instead of one of the other characters in…

Short Answer: Mary Grace’s message to “Go back to hell where you came from, you old wart hog” strikes the “target” of Mrs. Turpin because this woman is such a self-righteous hypocrite. Mary Grace,…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Romeo react to Mercutio’s death in Romeo and Juliet?

In Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio is seen as the comic relief in some scenes. He is quick to make fun of Romeo for his love for Juliet. He also warns Romeo that nothing good can come from his…

• LITERATURE

Fate plays a role just before the ending of “The Sniper.” Find the moment where this happens.

In “The Sniper”, the sniper himself is destined to kill his brother. Whether his literal brother, or his ‘brother’ in the broader sense of realising that we are all one human family, is up for…

• WOMEN’S BRAINS

What purpose does each quote serve in paragraphs 6-8 of Gould’s essay “Women’s Brains”?

Considering that paragraph eight of Gould’s essay is one line, “Sound familiar?” I assume you are speaking of three three quotes within paragraphs 5-7. Just those two words from paragraph eight do…

• NO-NO BOY

In John Okada’s novel No-No Boy, where did Kenji and Ichiro go to find illegal gambling halls?

In John Okada’s story about Japanese-Americans struggling with racial discrimination and the internal conflict between loyalty to one’s nation of birth and to one’s current country of…

• PHILIP LEVINE

“A Theory of Prosody” by Philip Levine’s analysis

In the poem “A Theory of Prosody,” the speaker is actually talking about poetry and how it might be written. Prosody is how poetry sounds: the patterns, rhythm, and meter. This particular poem is…

• LITERATURE

Describe and contrast Othello, Rita Joe and Good night desdemona and good morning Juliet.

The play Othello, by William Shakespeare, is a tragedy in which the protagonist gets caught up in the manipulation and deceit of one he trusts emphatically – Iago, his Machiavellian ensign. Othello…

• ENLIGHTENMENT

What institutions did Enlightenment thinkers criticize, and what was the nature of that criticism?

Enlightenment thinkers, who believed that reason would lead to universal and objective truths, criticized the institutions of absolute monarchy and the established church [the Catholic Church],…

• MATH

From Kenesha’s table, you know that 44 students surveyed were boys, 20 students preferred…

Take note of the formula for the conditional probability:P(A∣B)=P(AandB)P(B)P(A∣B)=P(AandB)P(B) Set A = event that the student surveyed is a boy.B = event that the student surveyed prefers basketball….

• ELIJAH OF BUXTON

In Christopher Paul Curtis’s Elijah of Buxton, how does Elijah change over the course of the novel?

In Christopher Paul Curtis’s Elijah of Buxton, Elijah Freeman develops most as a character when he comes to understand the evils of slavery and exactly what it means to be free. Elijah Freeman, as…

• OROONOKO

What are Aphra Behn’s attitudes towards race in the beginning of “Oroonoko” where she describes…

Oroonoko is the tragic story of slavery, love, and death. Behn’s ability to describe the natives in such amazing detail, gives us interesting details about how she felt about race. At the beginning…