What is a short explanation of the Proclamation of 1763?

What is a short explanation of the Proclamation of 1763?

  • LITERATURE

How can a person write an acrostic poem using the word “assistance”?

Simply begin by spelling the word “assistance” vertically on page. Now, use each of the letters as the first letter of the word in each line. For example: Although she walked with limp and lunge,…

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  • THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

What are some distinct differences between James Thurber’s story “The Secret Life of Walter…

There are so many differences between James Thurber’s story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and Ben Stiller’s 2013 film version that virtually the only thing they seem to have in common is the…

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  • LITERATURE

What did the boy call his kidnappers in the story, “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry?

In “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry, two men, Bill and Sam, decide to kidnap a little boy and send a ransom note to his father. The boy immediately gives himself the name, “Red Chief,” and…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

One’s choice makes all the difference in one’s life. How?

“The Road Not Taken” can be viewed as a poem about making choices and picking a path in life. At the beginning of the poem, the speaker is looking at the two paths in front of him and is…

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  • HISTORY

Please compare 20th and 21st century Europe with respect to elements of daily life such as food,…

Europe has changed dramatically over the past century. One major change is that European countries now mainly belong to the European Union and have a single currency, the Euro rather than…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What quote can describe how, with childish naivety, can come compassion in To Kill a Mockingbird?…

This quote at the end of Chapter 4 does show childish naivety, but it shows that Boo has a sense of humor more than it shows his compassion: Atticus’s arrival was the second reason I wanted to…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Who is responsible for the elopement of Lydia in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen?

The person most responsible for the elopement of Lydia in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is Lydia herself. Eloping, or even being in the presence of a man without a chaperone, was unacceptable…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the scientific basis for the El Nino weather phenomenon?

La Nina occurs after an El Nino event and is part of the changing pattern of the ocean’s temperature as it relates to atmospheric conditions. It occurs when the surface water temperature in the…

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  • SCIENCE

Compare life in tropical regions with that in subtropical regions.

A subtropical region lies between the tropical zone and temperate zone at twenty-five to forty degrees north and south latitude. The temperature of a subtropical region usually ranges between 20-35…

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  • SCIENCE

Which of the following statements about the cells of plants and animals is true? 1 They are…

Number 1, that plant and animals cells are similar structurally and functionally in many ways, is the true statement out of the four options. Below are explanations for why the other three…

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  • THE MIRACLE WORKER

The title of the play is The Miracle Worker. Which character from the play could be described as…

The Miracle Worker is based on true events in the life of Helen Keller. When she was very young, Helen became blind and deaf. Her parents, unsure of how to help her, raised Helen with little…

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  • HEALTH

How does abortion impact society and the healthcare industry?

Abortion is a subject which continues to be debated, with people on both sides of the debate having strong feelings about their positions. Thus the first major impact of abortion is that it serves…

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  • HEALTH

What is the responsibility that healthcare providers have when reporting suspected abuse?

It is the responsibility of healthcare workers to report suspected abuse or neglect. Along with many other professionals (such as public and private school teachers, day care workers, police…

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  • HISTORY

Why do you think that Philippa Langley and the Richard III Society are so invested in defending…

It is difficult enough to try to understand the motivations of our close friends and family members (teenagers’ music choices, for example, are perennial mysteries to adults); trying to guess the…

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  • HEALTH

What do you consider to be one of the most important principles of public health policy? Why do…

There are a number of principles of public health policy. The one I consider to be the most important is “healthcare for all.” The fact that someone is not born into a well-to-do family or doesn’t…

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  • THE BIBLE

What are three different literary forms used in Scripture and what is an example of one?

The Bible was a collection of diverse documents written over a period of several hundred years, in two languages, Hebrew and Greek, rather than a single, uniform text. It includes a wide range of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How do you show that even though Jem and Scout learned empathy from Atticus, Jem learns it faster…

When Tom is convicted, Jem is extremely upset. His empathy for Tom and Atticus is evident: It was Jem’s turn to cry. His face was streaked with angry tears as we made our way through the…

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  • HEALTH

What is confusing or surprising about the article “The Role of the Courts in Shaping Health…

Surprising: Doctors may receive bonuses if they keep costs down, but then they also may be found liable for denying care. The stakes are high in health care coverage cases. If they rule heavily in…

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  • TWO KINDS

Why is Jing Mei not the best according to her mother?

According to Jing Mei’s mother, Jing Mei is not the best child prodigy type girl in the world because Jing Mei doesn’t work hard enough at it. The mother does not believe too much in natural…

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  • TWO KINDS

Why is Jing-mei not the best, according to her mother?

According to her mother, Jing-Mei is not the best because she isn’t trying hard enough to succeed. After failing to fashion her daughter into a Chinese Shirley Temple, Jing-mei’s mother attempts to…

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  • SCIENCE

How should I study for a test about ecology?

There are various ways of preparing for an exam, each of which suits individuals with different learning habits. In general, the best way to prepare for an exam includes a knowledge of what to…

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  • THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Who settled the area where The Legend of Sleepy Hollow takes place?

In the first line of the story lies the answer to this question. The town–Greensburgh, “more generally and properly known by the name of Tarry Town (now one word–Tarrytown, New York) lies “the…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the primary strengths and weaknesses of simple random samples, systematic samples,…

Simple Random Sample The main strength of this type of sample is that it will be highly representative of the population as a whole. You will have a truly random sample which, by definition,…

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  • MISS BRILL

Miss Brill’s sense of herself is at least partly based on her attitudes toward others. What are…

Miss Brill, who lives a single and solitary life, finds a sense of fulfillment in her acts of observing and critiquing others at the Jardins Publiques [Public Gardens] where she “sit[s] in other…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Why does the narrator of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Cask of Amontillado seem pleased to…

The reference in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Cask of Amontillado to “the carnival season” is not intended to establish as its setting an actual “carnival” as the word is employed in America….

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  • SCIENCE

Why is nitrification important to an ecosystem?

Nitrification is the process by which organic nitrogen is converted to nitrite and then finally nitrate. Nitrate is the preferred form of nitrogen for plants, which are the primary producers of…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Why didn’t Lennie let go of Curley’s wife’s hair in Of Mice and Men?

The incident occurs when Curley’s wife, always vying for male attention, hits on Lennie and starts to flirt with him by entering through his sad feelings toward a puppy that he had just…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is a good thesis statement about why illegal downloading is good?

A good thesis statement for this idea would depend on what point you are trying to make. There is more than one reason why a person might support the idea of illegal downloading. Here are some…

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  • HARLEM

What is a good open-ended response question to the Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem”?

Langston Hughes’ short poem “Harlem,” also sometimes known as “A Dream Deferred,” is about the devastating effect of unrealized hopes and dreams. The poem starts with the question, “What…

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  • SCIENCE

What is photoperiodism?

Plants and animals must be able to respond to the ever-changing conditions of their environment. The photoperiod is the ratio between daytime versus night. When a critical amount of light is…

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  • SCIENCE

Which alleles are more likely to be separated during crossover, ones that are close together or…

Crossing over is a process that occurs during meiosis. Prior to meiosis, a chromosome replicates. This results in two chromatids that are joined in the middle by a centromere. As the cell prepares…

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  • A RETRIEVED REFORMATION

Why is Jimmy’s suitcase so heavy?

Jimmy’s suitcase is so heavy because it is full of all his safecracking tools, which are made of tempered steel. O. Henry makes frequent references to this suitcase throughout the story. In his…

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  • I STAND HERE IRONING

What is unique and universal about “I Stand Here Ironing?”

The universal traits of the short story/monologue “I Stand Here Ironing” are essentially the themes that are presented, which could be issues that happen to many people. These issues include:…

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  • SCIENCE

How does oxygen affect the breakdown of rocks?

The breakdown of rocks into smaller pieces is called weathering. Weathering can occur through either mechanical or chemical processes. One agent of chemical weathering is oxidation. This form of…

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  • SCIENCE

How does oxygen affect the breakdown of rocks ?

The breakdown of rocks is caused by weathering and erosion and it can be classified as mechanical (or physical) and chemical weathering. Oxygen participates in the process of weathering as water…

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  • BUSINESS

The graying of America will substantially increase the fraction of the population thats is…

Change in average labor productivity between 1960 and 2008 is given as: change = (89,626 – 42,909) / (42,909) = 1.089 i.e. the average labor productivity increased by a factor of 1.089 between 1960…

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  • SCIENCE

I have to do a project about Klinefelter’s Syndrome. What are some important facts that I need to…

Klinefelter’s Syndrome is when a boy is born with an extra copy of the X chromosome. This is a genetic condition that only affects males. Klinefelter’s Syndrome affects the growth of a boy’s…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

On pages 102 & 103 of Fahrenheit 451, what does Montag compare his relationship with Faber…

Faber, a former English professor, invented a small, bullet-shaped, two-way communication device that sits inside Montag’s ear. The two can hear and speak to each other without anyone else knowing…

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  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

What does the author, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, see as the lot of women in her own society? What…

Jane’s (the narrator’s) husband and brother are physicians. She believes that the best thing for her condition is to work and have some excitement in her life. But her brother and husband tell her…

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  • WOMEN OF THE LEFT BANK

What is a summary of Chapter 2 of Women of the Left Bank, “Secret Passages: The Faubourg St….

This chapter introduces us to the expatriate female author’s experience in Paris by delineating Edith Wharton’s lifestyle in the heart of the Faubourg St.Germain on the Paris Left Bank. With the…

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  • LONDON

What are some thoughts about the poem’s theme?

William Blake’s “London” is a poem about contemporary life at the time as it is characterized by certain forces that affect social, intellectual and spiritual life. The city, London, is used…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the function of the molecule of circular DNA in a bacteria cell?

DNA in a bacterial cell serves no different function than it does in a eukaryotic cell. The DNA in a cell directs the cells activities, all its living processes, and practically everything having…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the thought pattern in this passage from To Kill a Mockingbird? “Our first raid came to…

The correct answer is B. Cause and effect. One clue to this answer is grammatical: the use of the word “because” signals cause and effect. The other clue to the answer is contextual; that is, the…

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  • SCIENCE

The binding energy per nucleon of B atomic number 5 and atomic mass 10 is 8.0 MeV and that of B…

Nuclear binding energy is the energy holding the nucleus of an atom together. Binding energy per nucleon is the amount of energy needed to remove a neutron or proton from a nucleus. The binding…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

What is the duke’s opinion of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice?

The duke has nothing but unkind words for Shylock. He calls him, “A stony adversary, an inhuman wretch / uncapable of pity, void and empty / From any dram of mercy.” This description recalls…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What does the line “he strode in a swarm of fireflies” mean?

In this excerpt, Bradbury is using a metaphor to compare the sparks and embers from burning books to fireflies. Montag, a fireman whose duty is to burn books, is walking through the aftermath of a…

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  • THE RAVEN

How does the narrator respond to the noises he hears?

The first odd noise that the narrator hears is a knocking at his chamber door. It is odd because it is so late—midnight— and he was expecting no one. At first, the narrator is frightened by the…

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  • RULES OF THE GAME

What are two similes in the story “The Rules of the Game”?

Waverly is compared to a child waiting on a bus, and she compares the lights in her apartment to a tiger’s eyes. A simile is a type of figurative language where two things are being compared….

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  • HISTORY

What is a short explanation of the Proclamation of 1763?

The Proclamation of 1763 was passed after the French and Indian War ended. The British had gained a lot of land from France. The Native Americans, who had sided with the French, were fearful the…

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  • THE LESSON

In “The Lesson,” what does Sylvia say to Miss Moore when the children enter the toy store?

In “The Lesson,” the first thing that Sylvia says to Miss Moore after they all enter the toy store is “‘Watcha bring us here for, Miss Moore?’” Miss Moore responds by telling Sylvia that she…

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