Examples of artificial breeding?

Examples of artificial breeding?

  • HISTORY

What were the contributions of the Sumerians?

The Sumerians were an ancient people who settled in Southern Mesopotamia, now present-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. The Sumerians were one of the first urban civilisations in world history and are…

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  • SCIENCE

Picture a grain of rice weighing 25 mg, 6mm long, rolling off a one meter long slope at a 45…

Assumptions Grain is uniform and the centre of gravity is located 3mm from the edge of grain Centre of gravity of grain is at point A when starts moving There is no friction in the ramp and…

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  • THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

What do they mean with “who has the most hope” on page 45?

When Mr. P, Junior’s geometry teacher, tells him that the further he (Junior) gets from the reservation, the more hope he will encounter, Junior can’t wait to get some real answers from his own…

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  • RELIGION

Who worshipped Aphrodite? How and why was she worshipped?

Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and was also associated with war and sailing. Thus she was worshiped by the Ancient Greeks (as well as the Romans, who believed she was the Roman goddess…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What are the internal and external conflicts in Act Four of The Crucible?

In Act Four, we see John Proctor’s internal conflict about whether he should confess a lie and save his life or exercise his integrity and die. He feels that “Nothing’s spoiled by giving them this…

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  • HISTORY

What started the Revolutionary War?

The Revolutionary War began as a clash between Boston-area militia and British troops on the town green in Lexington, Massachusetts. The British commander in Boston, General Thomas Gage, was…

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  • HOLES

Why was Stanley Yelnats’ family cursed in Holes?

There are several stories being told in parallel in the book and one of them is the story of Stanley’s great-great-grandfather Elya Yelnats. He is the one who is blamed for the generations-long…

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  • WALDEN

What were three things that were important to Thoreau?

Thoreau was a philosopher, a nature-lover and naturalist, and a writer. These suggest the things that were important to him. One of his best-known quotes is: Rather than love, than money, than…

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  • HISTORY

Why did King Henry VIII have a significant impact on English religion?

Henry VIII formed his own church, and proclaimed it the state religion of England. Henry VIII was King of England from 1509 until 1547. His first wife, Catherine of Aragon, had been married to…

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  • THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW

How do Mark and Bryon feel about each other?

Mark and Bryon’s feeling about each other change throughout the novel. Throughout the majority of the novel, Bryon and Mark have a close relationship which is similar to that of brothers. Mark and…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, in what ways is Hester Prynne honest?

Hester is a very flawed character. As such, we find in her character’s storyline instances of both honesty and dishonesty. Hester’s instances of dishonesty were pretty big—hiding the name of the…

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  • THE GIVER

What different kinds of conflict appear in The Giver?

There are multiple conflicts in the book The Giver by Lois Lowry in both of the categories you mentioned. For person versus society Jonas ultimately rebels against his society’s restriction of…

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  • BIBLE

What is the Old Testament?

The Old Testament is the first part of the Christian Bible, beginning with the Book of Genesis and ending with the Book of Malachi. There are 39 books in the Old Testament, and though they vary…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What passages in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird show how Burris Ewell is “othered”?

While it is true that Burris Ewell is “othered” in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, meaning treated like a social outcast, it is also true that he and his family members draw such social…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

Why do the members of the Board of Alderman pay a visit to Miss Emily?

The members of the Board of Alderman paid Miss Emily a visit in the hope of collecting the taxes that she had failed to pay for years. Colonel Sartoris, the mayor over a decade ago, freed Emily…

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  • CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

According to Thoreau in “Civil Disobedience,” what does government actually do to society?

According to Thoreau in “Civil Disobedience,” the government robs society of its ethics and individuality. Thoreau says that the system of government that we in America have created and employed…

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  • BUSINESS

Your firm has been approached evaluate a 3 year Pro-Forma Financial plan for a firm. What are…

When you say “Pro-Forma Financial plan,” what you mean is Pro-Forma Financial Statements included in a Business Plan. The three essential interacting variables of financial statements are revenue,…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What is satire in A Christmas Carol?

Charles Dickens, a declared social reformer, satirized the belief that the workhouses and poorhouses were beneficial to society. He especially satirized the writing of Thomas Malthus’s Essay on…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the value of liquidity and its measures to investors and bankers?…

Financial liquidity is one measure that is important when looking at a company’s stability. The more liquid an entity is, the easier it is to cash in or sell its assets to meet its liabilities….

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  • IN PHARAOH’S ARMY

I need examples of alienation in the book “In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War” by Tobias…

It is hard to imagine thinking about the Vietnam War without considering feelings of isolation and despair. The war was wildly unpopular in the United States, so as a soldier in the conflict, you…

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  • MOBY DICK

In the final section of Moby Dick, why does Ahab die, and why does Ishmael live? Consider the…

With Ishmael and Ahab there is clearly a dichotomy: the humble man of no family or special rank, a godly man who develops relationships with other men and of the spirit, and the ungodly, god-like…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

What is missing in the routine of activity that the house performs in Ray Bradbury’s “There Will…

Humans are missing from the house’s routine in Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.” The story’s entire premise is based on the idea of what would happen to an automated house meant to make…

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  • ELECTIONS AND VOTING

What was the Presidential Election Campaign Fund, created in 1971, intended to provide?

The Presidential Election Campaign Fund was established to provide public funding for presidential campaigns, which are, as is well known, very expensive. Basically, taxpayers can decide to order…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Do you consider Ghana to be a sovereign state?

Yes, Ghana, or the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign state. The country, on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy. A sovereign state is…

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  • SCIENCE

What’s the difference between a black hole and a neutron star?

Black holes and neutron stars are both the final states of a star in its life cycle. Black holes are formed from massive stars (mass more than 3 times our Sun) after the supernova phase. A black…

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  • SCIENCE

How do renewable and non-renewable sources supply energy? Give examples.

The renewable and non-renewable sources of energy are used primarily for generating two types of energy: electricity and heat. The non-renewable sources of energy such as, coal and natural gas…

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  • SCIENCE

Because a concave lens cannot form a real image of a real object, it is difficult to measure its…

Hello! We need a formula which establishes a relation between a lens’ focal length F,F, a distance dd from an object to the lens and a distance fffrom an image to a lens. For a convex…

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  • LITERATURE

Hello, I am doing research on Susan Glaspell and her feminist-themed dramas. However, I am…

Yes, there is little “scholarly” discussion of Glaspell’s work. (By “scholarly” let us assume discussion of origins, themes, historical significance, etc. by academic professionals in the fields…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

In the novel The Outsiders, what does Mr. Syme assign to Ponyboy?

In Chapter 12, Mr. Syme, Ponyboy’s English teacher, is concerned with Ponyboy’s grades because they have drastically fallen from A’s to F’s. Ponyboy mentions that Mr. Syme is personable and truly…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What event should take place for the minister but does not?

The minister of Milford, Mr. Hooper, is supposed to be soon married, but his marriage will never take place. His fiancee, Elizabeth, feels that “it should be her privilege to know what the black…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird show the Antebellum South and Postbellum South?

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird shows characteristics of the changing face of southern society: specifically Antebellum South and Postbellum South. Antebellum South reflects norms of a society…

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  • ENRIQUE’S JOURNEY

What type of victimization occurs in Enrique’s Journey?

In Enrique’s Journey, immigrants from Mexico and Central America brave extreme dangers to ride the trains to the United States. The story centers on Enrique, a Honduran boy who hopes to find his…

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  • HISTORY

How was President Warren G. Harding’s administration full of corruption?

The administration of President Warren Harding was rocked by scandals, though the worst of them came to light only after his death. Harding was not himself corrupt, or even really implicated in the…

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  • LITERATURE

What does the shepherd ask from his love In return?

If I am not mistaken, you are referring to the poem The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe. In the poem, the shepherd offers his love many gifts. All he wants in return is for…

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  • HISTORY

What is objectivity in history?

History, as a discipline of study, is the examination of historical documents (not only the official documents such as manifestos, constitutions, and public records — licenses, arrest records,…

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  • HISTORY

Was Hitler Jewish?

Although we cannot know for sure, there is no conclusive proof that Hitler was Jewish. For a detailed discussion of this question, follow the link below. In general, the claim that Hitler was…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How is Atticus Finch tolerant?

Atticus Finch is a morally upright and tolerant individual throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. There are several scenes that portray Atticus’ tolerance throughout the novel. Atticus is…

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  • HISTORY

What was Adolf Hitler’s personality like?

Adolf Hitler is a historical figure hard to imagine outside of his role as genocidal dictator, but surely he had other dominant personality traits he expressed privately. It is a little difficult…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

How would you characterize Emily and her father’s relationship?

Emily and her father have a very strange and strangled relationship. In the story, Faulkner mentions how “the Griersons held themselves a little too high for what they really were,” thus “None of…

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  • HISTORY

Outline how the process of dehumanization was central to the development and implementation of…

The process of dehumanization was essential to the overall strategy of the Nazis to exterminate groups they found to be subhuman and a threat to the ‘pure’ “Aryan” race. Hitler was a…

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  • DAISY MILLER

What does Winterbourne’s efforts to understand Daisy reflect about his personality in “Daisy…

Appropriately named, the cold and calculating character of Winterbourne is the epitome of what, in the 21st century, we would call a kind of “hipster”. He has designed his life to play the part of…

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  • BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What signs did John receive to guide his journey to the east in “By the Waters of Babylon”?

In Stephen Vincent Benét’s “By the Waters of Babylon,” John (the protagonist) is going on a journey of discovery. This is the final step of his initiation as a priest for his tribe. When John…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In a TEEL paragraph, please explain: What do you think Golding wants to convey by the phrase…

It is quite evident that Piggy represented the epitome of an intelligent, yet meek, person who posed no physical threat to the hunters’ leader, Jack, or the rest of the hunters. At the time of his…

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  • HISTORY

Was Martin Luther King, Jr. a radical?

The answer to this question depends on perspective. During his life, King was suspected by the federal government of communist ties, and was subjected to surveillance by the FBI for this reason….

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  • HISTORY

What were two effects of the French Revolution?

The French Revolution (1789-1799) is one of the most important events in the country’s history. This decade of immense political and social upheaval had some important consequences for France and…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

Is the speaker in Langston Hughes’s poem “Harlem” going to give up on his dream?

In his poem “Harlem,” Langston Hughes asks, “What happens to a dream deferred?,” meaning a dream that is delayed from being fulfilled. He sets out to answer his question by comparing the delayed…

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  • HISTORY

What is the significance of Germany’s annexation of Austria?

Germany’s annexation of Austria occurred in 1938. Known in German as the Anschluss, it was a longstanding goal of many Germans within Austria, though many non-Germans understandably saw it as an…

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  • THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

Does Paul solve his mother’s problem?

Although Paul wins his mother 80,000 pounds betting on the derby, an extraordinary amount of money at that time, we can assume that this won’t be enough for her, because her problem really isn’t…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

I need to create an outline for a compare and contrast essay between Faulkner’s short story “A…

The short story “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner was first published in The Forum on April 30, 1930. It was set in the city of Jefferson in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, part of the…

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  • SCIENCE

Examples of artificial breeding?

Artificial breeding is the purposeful manipulation by man to select two organisms with desired traits and mating them, hoping to produce offspring with a desired set of traits. Examples of this…

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