How did progressives and immigrants differ in their feelings about saloons?

How did progressives and immigrants differ in their feelings about saloons?

  • HISTORY

How did progressives and immigrants differ in their feelings about saloons?

The progressives and the immigrants (in general) had very different views on the issue of saloons and drinking. The progressives thought that saloons were bad things that would harm society by…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

What synechdoche is used to represent the murderer of Laius in Ode 1 of Oedipus Rex?

A synechdoche is a figure of speech where a part of an object or a person is used to refer to the whole thing. For example, a fictional character may be described by one part of their body, such as…

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  • HISTORY

In what ways was 18th century American society more complex than the 17th century and in what…

American society in the 18th century became more complex because of population growth, increasing ethnic diversity (particularly in the central and southern Anglo-American colonies), the expansion…

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  • HISTORY

What are the similarities and differences in social structure and culture between 17th and 18th…

It’s a great question, but also a very large topic to cover in the space we have here. I would say the main similarities between the 1600s and the 1700s in terms of American society included the…

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  • HISTORY

What challenges were faced by the Jamestown settlement ?

The general problem that the Jamestown settlement faced was that they were unable to feed and care for themselves. The other major problem was that they picked a bad place for their settlement….

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  • LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

Why are “Lamb to the Slaughter” and “The Landlady” considered mysteries?

I have to take issue with your question. I don’t actually see how “Lamb to the Slaughter” can be considered a mystery, as there is not much that we as readers are left to work out or to discern. We…

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  • SELF-RELIANCE

What is the relationship between people, nature and God in “Self-Reliance”?

You might want to think about what Emerson is talking about when he writes of “that divine idea which each of us represents.” He seems to be talking about the unique, God-given individuality of…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

What is a quotation about scars and dreams in The Kite Runner?

The subject of dreams is a recurring motif of The Kite Runner, and there are many examples of scars–both physical and emotional–as well. DREAMS. One of Amir’s particularly frightening dreams…

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  • BUSINESS

What actions could be taken if a person gets into financial difficulty because of overusing credit?

There are a few options you can look at in such a situation, but all of them have both benefits and drawbacks. There are companies out there as well as some government-sponsored non-profit agencies…

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  • GRAMMAR

Which is the right preposition for this sentence: As soon as he gets (at, by, from, or to) the…

There are several possible correct answers, I think. I’ll start with what sounds to me like the best answer: 1.. As soon as he gets to the train station he is going to meet a friend. This sentence…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

How does ‘deception’ relate to the play, “Julius Caesar”?

Deception is a theme that runs throughout Julius Caesar. Brutus is initially deceived by Cassius to join the conspiracy. Cassius instructs forged letters by citizens to be placed in various…

  • BEOWULF

Help me paraphrase these lines from “Beowulf”?”Nor will I. My lord HiglacMight think less of me…

In the tradition of great tales handed down verbally from one generation to another, the heroic voice of the storyteller clearly provides the reader with the sense of the bravery and nobility in…

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  • CHEMISTRY

How does the Big Bang theory relate to chemistry?

The Big Bang theory stipulates that the physical universe began at a single point in time when matter was created and spread outwards. The theory has been substantiated over time with the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what is the meaning of this quote concerning Mayella Ewell?”there was a…

That quote comes from the summary of a day in the life of the Ewells, when Mayella was being cross examined by Atticus Finch. In that section Mayella basically explains how harsh it is to live as…

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  • HISTORY

What was baseball like in Canada in the 1920s and 30s?

Baseball was being played in Canada at about the same time the sport appeared in the United States. An early game was documented as having been played in Beachville, Ontario in 1838. Several…

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  • THE SCARLET IBIS

In “The Scarlet Ibis,” what associations are triggered by the color red?

I think it is safe to say that generally we associate the colour red with three things: passion, danger and blood. However, what is most important to “The Scarlet Ibis” is the last symbolism, which…

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  • SCIENCE

Consider two vectors where F1 = 48 N, F2 = 63 N, and = 240o and = 25o, measured from the…

You did not state so, but I am going to assume that you need to find the net vector if you combine the two given vectors. Take each vector separately and find the x- and y- components using sine…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

In Death of a Salesman, what may happen to the Loman’s after suicide?What lessons have they…

Since this is all conjecture, there really is no wrong answer, so here goes 🙂 Becuase they really haven’t been paying attention, the insurance company doesn’t figure out that Willy committed…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

In Oedipus Rex who is the child of “Child of Golden Hope”, “Immortal Voice”, and “God’s Golden…

“God’s golden child” and the other names you mention are titles that are used in in this play to refer to Phoebus Apollo, the son of Zeus, Lord of the Gods in the Greek pantheon. Phoebus Apollo had…

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  • NIGHT

What literary movement or literary period is Night by Elie Wiesel?

I think that a compelling argument could be made for Wiesel’s work to be representative of the post- modern school of thought. I think that one can see the presence of deconstructionism throughout…

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  • THE BLACK CAT

In “The Black Cat,” what is the significance of the cat’s name, Pluto?

The name of Pluto is very metaphorical and allegorical in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Black Cat. First, Pluto is the name given in Roman Mythology to the god of the underworld, or…

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  • BUSINESS

How does technology affect the overall dynamics of communication in professional settings?

I think that we can take two different points of view to this. On one hand, technology has impacted the dynamics of communication by making it more immediate. Emails have become the standard form…

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  • HISTORY

What did the prisoners of Auschwitz do after they escaped?I need this right now! I am doing a…

A friend of mine was a prisoner at Auschwitz and escaped from a death march by slipping away into the woods when they were lined up to begin marching again at night. He managed to hide in the woods…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, what impression do you have of the differences between the world of the…

We don’t know much about the time period of Lord of the Flies, only that it takes place in the future (the book was published in 1954) and Europe–and possibly the entire world–faces the threat of…

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  • RELIGION

What are the 4 traditional castes, and what role has caste played in Hindu religion, especially…

In certain forms of Hindu religion, caste denotes one’s duties, obligations, and life processes. Each caste has a different set of ritual obligations relating to the worship or specific gods or…

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  • SILAS MARNER

In Silas Mariner, what influence did the state of the Cass home have on the new generation within…

Both Godfrey and Dunsey Cass turned out to be less than any parent would have wanted their children to be. Dunsey, the youngest, was described as a “spiteful jeering fellow”, who was a drunk, a…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

WHY does a conservative prefer a narrower scope of government?

A conservative prefers a narrower scope of government for a couple of reasons. First, conservatives believe that market forces (and not politics) are what make the best decisions for a country’s…

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  • SILAS MARNER

In Silas Mariner, is the Squire different from his sons?

The Squire, who is the leader of the Cass clan is a symbol of what happens when one generation struggles to hit success only to have it all ruined by the subsequent generations that live off of the…

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  • SILAS MARNER

In Silas Mariner, characterize Squire Cass’ relationship with his sons.

The relationship between Squire Cass and his sons can be characterized as the relationship an administrator has with two bad, lazy, ineffective, and difficult employees who also happen to be…

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  • MATH

What is the solution to the following matrix equation.l 1 4 l x = l 18 -6 l l -3 6 l l…

We have to find x such that: l 1 4 l x= l 18 -6 l l -3 6 l l 15 -11 l Let’s call as matrix A, the matrix l 1 4 l l -3 6 l And the matrix B is l 18 -6 l l 15 -11 l Now x is given by…

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  • SILAS MARNER

In Silas Mariner, to what extent were Silas Mariner’s worries perfectly natural?

Silas Marner was an eccentric man. His behavior was typical of someone who had suffered a traumatic event in life. As we know, and will find out later on in the story, Silas had been falsely…

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  • MATH

Use the discriminant to determine the number and type of solutions: 5x^2 – 6x + 4 = 0

Given the function 5x^2 – 6x + 4 = 0 Then, a = 5 b = -6 c = 4 We will use the discriminant to determine the numbers of zeros of the equation. delta = b^2 – 4ac ==> delta = -6^2 – 4*5*4…

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  • MATH

Solve by completing the square: 3x^2 + 10x + 4 = 2

Given the function 3x^2 + 10x + 4 = 2 We need to solve for x by completing the square. ==> 3x^2 + 10x + 4 = 2 ==> Let us add x^2 to both sides: ==> 4x^2 + 10x + 4 = x^2 + 2 Now we will…

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  • THE SLAVE DANCER

In The Slave Dancer, what did the sack smell of that was used to kidnap Jessie?

The answer to this question can be found in the first chapter of this great novel, which details how Jessie was kidnapped by the sailors and taken to the ship. As he walks back home, dreaming of…

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  • HISTORY

What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act?

The Kansas-Nebraska Act was a law passed in 1854 that did a lot to help make the Civil War more likely. It caused there to be more anger between the North and the South. The Act said that Kansas…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Why did Jack’s hair get lighter in Lord of the Flies ?

There are two ways in which you can answer this question. On the literal level, Jack’s hair gets lighter over the course of the book because it has been exposed to the sun. The sun naturally…

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  • GRAMMAR

Any idea why S is used beside a year, as in “James is a man of the 1800’s”?

If we were to say “James is a man of 1800,” it would mean that he in some way belongs to the specific year of 1800, but not to 1801, 1802, 1824, 1853, and so on. When, however, we say “James is a…

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  • SCIENCE

how many grams would 1.35 x 10^25 of AgNO3 weigh?answers must include proper units & sig figs…

I assume you have given the number of molecules of silver nitrate. To answer this, first find the molar mass of silver nitrate. Ag = 107.87 g N = 14 g O = 3 x 16 g = 48 g Adding you get a molar…

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  • HISTORY

What was the Emancipation Proclamation? (1863)

Following the Battle of Antietam and the Union “victory” there, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in September of 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863. It was one of his more…

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  • HISTORY

Who was Francis Cabot Lowell?

Francis Cabot Lowell was the man who is given credit for starting industry in the United States. He is the man for whom Lowell, MA is named. Lowell, MA was the first major center of manufacturing…

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  • HISTORY

what was the market revolution?

The Market Revolution was the transformation of the antebellum American economy from a cluster of localized economies into a national economy which allowed the trading of goods virtually…

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  • HISTORY

What was life like for most African slaves in antebellum America of the Deep South (1820-1860)?

It’s a great question, although the assignment you describe can’t completely be covered in the short space we have. Let me get you started. 1) Most slaves lived in a one room, crowded, dirt floor…

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  • JANE EYRE

i want short notes about Pathetic Fallacy in Jane Eyre

Pathetic fallacy is a term invented by John Ruskin, an English thinker, to ascribe strong feelings and emotions to inanimate things. According to Ruskin, this was an artistic mistake as it might…

  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily,” does Tobe represent the North or the South?

Great question! Tobe is of course the one servant that Miss Emily retains throughout the latter stages of her life after her father dies. He is a black man-servant, and because of this, it is…

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  • SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS

What are examples of conceits in any of Shakespeare’s sonnets?I need to know a bit about their…

Shakespeare’s sonnets may at first glance seem simply like poems, and for some, difficult ones at that. The process of understanding a sonnet involves careful reading. The intricacies of the sonnet…

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  • MATH

Do the lines 2x + 4y = 7 , 6y + 3x = 1, 2x – y + 2 = 0 and 6x + 3y = 0, form a rectangle?

We have the equations of four lines given to us. Now looking at the equations: 2x + 4y = 7 => 4y = 7 – 2x => y = 7/4 – 1/2x 6y + 3x = 1 => 6y = 1 – 3x => y = 1/6 – 1/2x These two…

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  • LE MORTE D’ARTHUR

What is a physical description, with quotes, of Launcelot in Le’morte d’Arthur, also with a good…

Consider his actions as good examples of his character (we often judge people by what they do as much as by what they say). At the start of Book 6, in chapter 1, Lancelot is not happy sitting idly…

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  • THE TURN OF THE SCREW

What is the relationship between the insanity of the governess and the her decision to write her…

The governess may be trying to justify herself by writing the story (or rather by having her story written). She may be trying to convince everyone that she is not crazy and that the ghosts she…

  • MATH

For what values of x, y, and z are 2 – 2x = y, -3z + 4x = 0 and 9z – 6 = -4y true?

We have to find x, y and z using the following equations: 2-2x=y…(1) -3z+4x=0…(2) 9z-6=-4y…(3) From (1) we get y = 2 – 2x substitute this in (3) 9z – 6 = -4(2 – 2x) => 9z – 6 = -8 + 8x…

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  • MATH

A box contains card labeled 1 to 20. What is the probability that the product of any three cards…

There are cards from 1 to 20 in the box. 3 cards are picked at random. We need to determine the probability the product of the three cards is a multiple of 21. Now, to get a multiple of 21 we need…

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