How did Women’s Suffrage start?

How did Women’s Suffrage start?

  • HISTORY

Identify the term “Natural Philosophy”, and explain its historical significance….

The Greek philosopher and scientist, Aristotle, is generally acknowledged to be the originator of natural philosophy. He was born in 384 BC in Stagira, Chalcidice, a Macedonian city on the…

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  • HISTORY

Describe the major events of the Spanish-American war

The Spanish-American War was a conflict of independence in Cuba and the Philippines against Spain. The United States became embroiled in the conflict to protect its economic interests,…

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  • LITERATURE

How is an outline written?

Different teachers have different requirements for outlines, but I will explain how I was taught to do an outline, using an idea about The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. In general, we use…

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  • JANE EYRE

In Jane Eyre, what insight does the charades scene give to the characterization of Rochester? How…

Ironically, the charades reveal more about Mr. Rochester’s relationships with Blanche Ingram and with Jane than reality does. A careful and attentive observer, Jane watches in Chapter 18 as Mr….

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  • HISTORY

What did Louis XIV do and why? What were his accomplishments, challenges, enemies, beginning,…

While this topic is not conducive to brevity due to the length of the Sun King’s reign of 70 and more years, here are some of the points to get the topic started. Louis XIV was the absolutist…

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  • SCIENCE

One benefit of being a large organism is that you have a. larger cells….

There are several benefits of being a large organism, but none of them are listed among the four choices. Lets look at them one by one. a) large cells: its true that eukaryotic cells are larger in…

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  • SCIENCE

Where do hummingbirds live?

Habitat refers to where an organism resides and the hummingbird resides in a different location depending on what time of year it is. The Ruby-throated hummingbird spends its winter mainly in…

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  • ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY

In Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, what does the Logan family eat for Christmas dinner?

Christmas is clearly a very special event in the Logan household, and because of that, they have a very special dinner, with more (and fancier) dishes than they would normally eat for dinner. On…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a characteristic of a substance that can be observed without changing the identity of the…

Physical characteristics of a substance can be observed without changing its identity. In comparison, chemical characteristics require a change in material’s identity. These are also known as…

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  • SCIENCE

What happens if you take heat away from an ice cube?

There isn’t really going to be any spectacular event, from the macroscopic perspective of seeing matter changing phases such as when it melts, freezes, etc. The ice will remain ice. On the atomic…

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  • HOW SOCCER EXPLAINS THE WORLD

In the book, How Soccer Explains the World, what are the four main ideas Foer is trying to make…

In Chapter 10 of How Soccer Explains the World, Foer does not actually list four main points that he is trying to make. It is necessary to read the chapter and try to find four major points. Here…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do lamps and Laptops get hot when they are on

There are many kinds of energy. Types of energy include light, sound, kinetic (energy of motion), potential (stored energy), mechanical, nuclear, electric, heat, radiant, electromagnetic, and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Mr. Nathan Radley know about the intruders in his garden? Why does Miss Stephanie refer…

Nathan Radley doesn’t know who has snuck into his yard and onto his porch, but he is so anti-social and protective of his property that he doesn’t wait to find out or discover who it is. He…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

In the short story “the Monkey’s Paw” describe the relationship between Mr. and Mrs. White at the…

This is a great question. As we read the story, Mr. and Mrs. White have a nice relationship. In particular, Mr. White is a kind man and does whatever his wife wants. We know this, because in a…

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  • SCIENCE

What must happen to the temperature of a material for thermal expansion to occur?

in most cases the temperature must increase for thermal expansion to occur. Most substances expand as temperature increases because the atoms or molecules vibrate faster as temperature increases…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Analyze how John Steinbeck achieves his purpose, in pages 99-100 from Of Mice and Men, through…

These pages appear at the opening of the last section/chapter of the book and they depict Lennie’s return to the pastoral and natural environment that he and George had enjoyed in the first section…

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  • SCIENCE

How can I whistle with my fingers?

Although people make it look easy and simple to whistle loudly with one’s fingers, it can be more difficult than it looks! Whistling loudly is a great skill to have, whether you’re stranded in the…

  • SCIENCE

In the scientific method, what is the term for an anticipated answer to the question being asked?

A hypothesis can be described as the answer that you expect to get when you ask a question. A hypothesis is an educated guess. It is the researcher’s best guess about the relationship that they…

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  • HEALTH

What laws have had the most influence on healthcare?

One law that has dramatically influenced healthcare is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), which was first established in 1996 but did not go into effect until 2013….

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  • LITTLE WOMEN

What do you think will happen to the characters after Little Women ends?

There are a number of different things one could predict for the future for the characters in Little Women. Of course, Beth does not exist beyond the story, since her death occurs during the book….

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  • SCIENCE

If you plug the end of a bicycle pump while pushing in the handle, what will happen to the gas…

If you plug the end of the hose on a bicycle pump while pushing in the piston the pressure being exerted will cause the air inside the cylinder to be compressed. The volume of the cylinder…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

After reading only chapter one, what should the readers know about Ralph’s life before arriving…

Though we know a great deal about Ralph’s appearance, his abilities and even his charisma that helps the boys to elect him chief, there are very few pieces of information about his former life that…

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  • SCIENCE

Which animals are monogamous?

Monogamy is the practise of only having one sexual parter at the same time. In general, most species are not monogamous. However, there are some species which generally practise monogamy. Most…

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  • HISTORY

The Great Depression caused many financial institutions to fail. Franklin Roosevelt responded to…

One of the causes of the Great Depression was the failure of our banking system. When banks closed, many people lost all of their savings. Franklin Roosevelt responded to this crisis immediately…

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  • NICKEL AND DIMED: ON (NOT) GETTING BY IN AMERICA

What is the occasion of the book Nickel and Dimed in America?

In her introduction to Nickle and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich describes a conversation she had over an expensive lunch of “salmon and fried greens” with Lewis Lapham. Lapham, the editor of Harper’s,…

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  • ESSAY LAB

In essay writing, does the thesis statement play a significant role in catching the attention of…

If I understand your question correctly, you are asking whether it is true that the thesis statement plays a significant role in catching a reader’s attention. It may be true that the thesis…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I am filling out a National Honor Society application and in the application I am having trouble…

To become a member of the National Honor Society you need to excel in four areas, academic (often times a minimum 3.0 GPA), character, leadership, and service. This means that you should have a…

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  • MATH

Triangle FIX is congruent to triangle TOP. Name three pairs of corresponding vertices. Name three…

Hello! When it is said that two triangles are congruent, the order in which the vertices are listed is important. In our case, the corresponding vertices are F and T, I and O, X and P. This means…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What are the contradictions within Jay Gatsby’s character?

The biggest contradiction within Jay Gatsby’s character is that he proved himself capable of extraordinary success, but became bogged down in yearning for Daisy, a woman who married another man…

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  • HARPER LEE

Why did the ladies of Maycomb decide to organize activities for Halloween this particular year?

The children of Maycomb enjoyed Halloween. For many years, “Halloween in Maycomb was a completely unorganized affair” (Chapter 27). Children in the area were often mischievous and pulled elaborate…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act III of The Crucible, what details in the opening scene indicate that there is some degree…

At the beginning of Act Three, aside from the clamor of the four voices we know — Hathorne’s, Martha Corey’s, Giles Corey’s, and Danforth’s — the stage direction helps to convey to readers the…

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  • MATH

How do I find a tangent line? For example, y=2 tan (Pi x/4) at x=1

Hello! I think your function is y(x)=2⋅tan(π⋅x4).y(x)=2⋅tan(π⋅x4). First, a tangent line goes through the point at which it tangents. In our case this point is (1, y(1)), and y(1)=2tan(π4)=2.y(1)=2tan(π4)=2….

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  • SCIENCE

What are animals with backbones called?

Animals are generally classified as vertebrates and invertebrates. Animals with a backbone are known as vertebrates and those without a backbone are invertebrates. Some example of vertebrates are…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

What are some examples of an inverted sentence in “The Cask of Amontillado”?

The opening sentence of “The Cask of Amontillado” is a good example of an inverted sentence. THE THOUSAND INJURIES of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What part of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird refers to Atticus being loyal?

Though the word loyal never specifically appears in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus demonstrates his loyalty in many ways.The most obvious way in which he expresses loyalty is by…

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  • SCIENCE

Define the following words. Antiparallel Chromosome Origin of replication DNA helicase Primer…

Antiparallel-two biopolymers that run parallel to each other but with polar alignments, as seen in the DNA double helix Chromosome-the organized and packaged structure that houses most of the…

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  • THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL

Is The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë a feminist novel?

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë was written before the development of feminism as a term or concept and thus is not a feminist novel per se, although it does include discussion of what…

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

In A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, how would you discuss, in the light of Walter’s…

Let’s first establish the definition of this literary device. Dynamic: a character who changes over time, having his/her behavior and motivations affected by the people and events that occur over…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What are textual references related to the character Jordan Baker in the novel The Great Gatsby?

We first encounter Jordan Baker in Chapter One, when Nick sees her in the Buchanan’s home, sitting next to Daisy, on an enormous couch. The younger of the two was a stranger to me. She was…

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  • A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

What special powers do some people think the old man has in “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”?

Some people have exalted ideas about the strange old man who has landed, believing he is supernatural, or filled with “human truth”; others feel he is “a cataclysm in repose.” In this magical…

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  • BLUES AIN’T NO MOCKINGBIRD

What are examples of direct and indirect characterization of Granny Cain in Toni Cade Bambara’s…

Authors use characterization to make a character come to life for a reader. Through characterization, the reader can learn how the character talks, thinks, feels, behaves, what the character looks…

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  • FIGHT CLUB

How does the novel Fight Club comment on American consumerism and capitalism?

The narrator of the novel has a problem. His life, which fits the American consumer-type ideal, is leaving him sick and struggling to sleep at night. In fact, the only way he can sleep at night is…

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  • AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM

What is Alexander Pope’s definition of wit in “An Essay on Criticism”? Does he apply his…

In “An Essay on Criticism,” Pope’s notion of “Wit” is difficult to pin down in a few words, not unlike attempting to explain the Japanese notion of “zen.” We generally understand “wit” to refer to…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is the cell membrane described as semipermeable?

The term semipermeable means to allow some substances through and prevent others from passing. The cell membrane is semipermeable because it prevents harmful toxins from entering and damaging the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is so important to Aunt Alexandra in To Kill A Mockingbird?

Aunt Alexandra represents a set of conservative, old-fashioned values in To Kill a Mockingbird. There is no doubt that she is devoted to her family, but she has a very different attitude compared…

  • THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

In The House on Mango Street, what do Esperanza and Marin both dream of?

Esperanza and Marin both dream of living in a big house of their own. The difference between them, though, is Marin wants to get that big house by marrying a man who will buy her one. Esperanza…

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  • SCIENCE

An athlete can run 9 kilometers in 1 hour. If the athlete runs at that same average speed for 30…

The average speed of a movement is defined as the distance traveled divided by the time spent in travel this distance. The average speed is independent of the type of motion that has been done in…

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  • HISTORY

Why were US citizens in favor of intervening in World War I?

I assume that this question refers to opinion in the United States before the US actually got involved in WWI. Once the US got involved, people would have been “for” the war simply because we tend…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What theme is Homer presenting when Odysseus’s men forget about going home after eating the lotus?

Homer presents the theme of self-indulgence through the adventure with the Lotus-eaters. The theme of self-indulgence is shown throughout The Odyssey, and in this case, self-indulgence is shown as…

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  • HISTORY

How did Women’s Suffrage start?

In 1920, Congress passed the 19th Amendment which gave U.S. women the right to vote. But the issue of women’s suffrage was not new: it had officially begun in 1848 when a group of men and women met…

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