What role did African slavery play in the development of north and South America

What role did African slavery play in the development of north and South America

  • I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

What is the implied meaning of “his bars of rage” in the poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”…

In order to determine the meaning of the line “his bars of rage” in Maya Angelou’s poem “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” it may be helpful to look at the whole stanza of the poem. But a…

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  • LITTLE WOMEN

What is the resolution and denouement in the novel Little Women?

After turning Laurie’s marriage proposal down, it seems as if Jo has confirmed her independence. That act did come with a price though. It also seems as if Jo is destined to live a single,…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Who is Tybalt? What makes him a villain?

Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin, an outspoken and often hot-headed Capulet who is proud of his family name. With regard to his being a “villain,” dictionary.com defines a villain as, “a character in a…

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  • LITERATURE

What are the differences between a satire and a mock epic work?

A mock-epic can be considered as a form of satire, except that it specifically critiques classical stereotypes of heroes or heroic literature. For example, a foolish character may in fact be the…

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  • HISTORY

The Texas Constitution is widely criticized, particularly with regard to the three branches of…

The Texas Constitution, like all systems of government, has its weaknesses and specific areas that are targeted for criticism. This is an opinion question, so it can be answered in many different…

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  • HEALTH

What percent of a healthy adult human is whole blood? What is the mass (in grams) of whole blood…

A healthy adult that weighs between 150 to 160 pounds would have a mass of approximately 4,982 grams to 5,300 grams of blood. Depending on the source that is used, blood accounts for 7%, or…

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  • SCIENCE

Which muscle is used for intramuscular injection in children and adults?

Intramuscular injection (IM) refers to an injection (commonly referred to as a shot) which is administered into muscle tissue. As opposed to SC or IP injections, which are administered below the…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

In The Story of My Life, why is Latin so interesting to Helen?

Helen Keller is well-known for her ability to overcome the most adverse odds. She was left blind and deaf after an illness as a baby, and The Story of My Life gives Helen’s account of how she…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Explain Helen’s love for the theatre in The Story of My Life.

In chapter 22 of The Story of My Life, Helen revealed her love of the theatre. She loved reading plays, but she found a thrill in having the movements and words of the actors spelled out into her…

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  • SCIENCE

Trees predominantly release which type of gases at night?

Trees, generally, release the same gases that we do, during night. In other words, trees release carbon dioxide at night, just like human beings and other animals do throughout our life. This…

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  • MACBETH

How are Macduff, Macbeth and Banquo different from each other?

First, it will be helpful to examine of each of these characters as individuals. MACBETH – Macbeth is the central character of the play. Before arriving onstage, he is described as being brave and…

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  • SCIENCE

50 cm long wire is carrying a current of 1.5A at 30° North of West in a magnetic field of 2 T…

It has used the right formula, but it has not replaced the correct angle. Note that the magnetic field is directed to the South and the electric current to 30 degrees over the West direction. In…

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  • THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE

What is the message the reader should take away from “The Charge of the Light Brigade”?

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, wrote the poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” shortly after reading about the Battle of Balaklava in Crimea in 1854. In this battle, a mistaken order sent hundreds of…

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  • SCIENCE

How thick and hot is the Mohorovicic Discontinuity?

The Mohorovicic Discontinuity has a temperature ranging from 500-600 degrees C (celsius) for the sections of the base of the crust that are under the continents, and 150-200 degrees C in the areas…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How can I make this topic sentence better? “With dedication and determination, change can…

I would advise against using this sentence or anything similar to it. First of all, change occurs with or without dedication or determination. Secondly, your subject noun is “change,” not some…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Is the typical family structure in the US comprised of a married couple with their children?

True. The typical family structure in the US is a nuclear family, consisting of two married parents (a mother and a father) and their children. However, different family structures are becoming…

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  • A RETRIEVED REFORMATION

How does O. Henry build suspense during the climax of the story “A Retrieved Reformation”?

First of all, a five-year-old girl named Agatha has gotten accidentally locked in a new burglar-proof bank vault and she is hysterical. She will die of suffocation unless she can be rescued…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

I want conduct a study on how schools and classrooms kill the creativity of a child, how they…

I would suggest that you investigate alternatives to the stultifying classroom and look at other educational theories and methods; a simple Google search may give you what you want. Would you…

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  • SCIENCE

What cells are involved in the innate immune response? Explain their role.

The innate immune system is a basic immune system that provides a generic response in a body to invading pathogens and disease-causing agents. It does not have residual or long lasting effects, as…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the second law of thermodynamics relate to how cells work?

Living things require energy in order to do cellular work. Fuels like sugar contain stored energy which can be utilized by living things in a process called respiration. All of an organism’s…

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  • SCIENCE

How do plant cell undergo mitosis in the absence of centrioles ?

Mitotic cell division is for the purpose of producing more of the same cells for growth and for repair or to replace old worn out cells. A parent cell’s genetic material must first be replicated…

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  • SCIENCE

What is CPH4?

I assume you are referring to the drug accidentally ingested by the main protagonist (Scarlett Johansson) in Luc Besson’s movie Lucy. The drug was shown to increase her brain usage to 100%. CPH4 is…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Who is to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

The most obvious culprit is the long-standing feud between the Montagues and the Capulets; thus, ignorance, spite, and a lack of forgiveness lead to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. However, we can…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the major causes of strokes?

A stroke is a medical condition in which the blood flow to our brain stops, causing the death of blood cells. There are a number of causes of stroke, including specific medical conditions…

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  • CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

Note how Thoreau qualifies his argument in paragraph 40 of “Civil Disobedience”; how does using…

In the beginning portion of “Civil Disobedience,” Thoreau criticizes the nature of the government and how it serves to rob citizens of their voice rather than to offer them a true democratic…

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  • THE WEDNESDAY WARS

How does the media coverage of the Vietnam War affect the characters in Gary Schmidt’s The…

In Gary Schmidt’s The Wednesday Wars, two characters the media coverage of the Vietnam War affects the most are Holling and his sister Heather.At first, Holling ignores the news coverage given by…

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  • SCIENCE

Why does the hydrogen and oxygen gas mixture in a collection bulb not react as soon as it’s…

When hydrogen and oxygen are collected together in the same vessel they don’t immediately react unless the gas mixture is in contact with a surface that’s above the autoignition temperature. This…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is Harper Lee’s message/theme on race?

In the novel, Lee shows that racism is born of prejudice, intolerance, and ignorance. There are elements of racism in Maycomb that are quite obvious. The white and black populations live in…

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  • PLATO

Did Socrates imagine philosopher-kings to be rhetoricians or very eloquent?

The first thing to consider is that we do not know what Socrates as an historical figure thought about the issue, only what the Socrates character in various Platonic dialogues said as he took part…

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  • LITERATURE

In “An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog”, by Oliver Goldsmith, what does he mean when he writes…

In “An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog”, Oliver Goldsmith means that the narrator of the poem covers the naked, poor, and destitute of the town with his caring concern, when he writes that “the…

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  • SCIENCE

Do all cells undergo cell division? Give an example of cells that do not?

Almost all the cells undergo division and only few exceptions are there. Cell division allows the formation of new cells to replace the old ones and hence keeps the cell concentration at reasonable…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the 3 main postulates of the kinetic theory?

The Kinetic Theory of Gases describes the behavior of gases in terms of motion on the particle or microscopic level. There are different ways in which the assumptions can be stated and grouped. At…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the effect of impurities on boiling point?

In order to understand the effect of impurities on boiling point, one must first understand what boiling point is. The boiling point of a solution is generally defined as the the temperature at…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How do you explain cultural, behavioral, and socioeconomic differences between groups…

This is a very general question and the answers often vary with period, location, and local traditions. In countries where there are people of many different ethnic groups, at times those groups…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

How long have Faith and Goodman Brown been married?

Faith and Goodman Brown have not been married long. The text says three months. What, my sweet, pretty wife, dost thou doubt me already, and we but three months married?” Even without that…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I need a little help with an essay about what I want to be when I grow up.

An essay like this depends very much on whether you have an idea of what you want to be or whether you are still thinking about what you want to be when you are grown up. For example, I always…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Aunt Alexandra change in Chapter 24 of To Kill A Mockingbird?

Aunt Alexandra is sympathetic about Tom’s death and treats Scout with compassion. Aunt Alexandra has clearly been affected by her time at the Finches’ house. She seems to be softening somewhat….

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  • HISTORY

Explain how the Enlightenment ideologies and the Great Awakening influenced the growth of…

The Enlightenment was a movement founded on reason and science over superstition and tradition. Begun in Europe, the Enlightenment witnessed an improvement in science, a belief in the importance of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” what evidence from the novel shows where the gum and the…

The fact that Nathan Radley fills the knothole in the tree with cement proves that the gum and pennies are from Boo Radley. The first hint as to where the gum and pennies came from is the location…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

The Jamestown colonists set a political precedent by: a. creating a judicial system. b….

The answer is C. In 1619, the first general assembly was created in British America. This was an early version of the representative government that would later develop and which we know today. The…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I would like help with writing a thesis statement about my dad dying from cancer and how he…

First of all, you have my sympathy in losing your dad so young. In this essay, please consider what your three body paragraphs will be about. Will you be discussing three adversities which he…

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  • WALT WHITMAN

The speaker in “Song of Myself” observes and participates in five American scenes. For the scenes…

The scenes you refer to are, I assume, the episodes at the end of the section about heroism. Whitman says, “I understand the large hearts of heroes, / The courage of present times and all…

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  • HISTORY

What role did African slavery play in the development of north and South America and the…

The want and need for slave labor to work sugar cane, cotton, and tobacco plantations prevalent in the Americas set up the Triangular Trade route in the 16th and 17th centuries. From England,…

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  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

What is the tone of “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”? Explain.

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is a poem by Robert Frost consisting of four quatrains. It is told from the point of view of a nameless first-person narrator who is riding his horse along a…

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  • A SOUND OF THUNDER

What can you infer about the phrase “A sound of thunder” as it is used in the story “A Sound of…

Since “A Sound of Thunder” is the title, and the phrase is used twice in the story, these words must be considered important to us. They hold the key to understanding the theme. The first time…

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  • HEALTH

What are the best ways to work out for health?

There are several major components to physical fitness, including cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, and balance. Workouts that emphasize a balance among different aspects of fitness…

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  • MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT

Why has the Arab-Israeli conflict been so persistent? What religious and cultural factors have…

Real estate mogul Lord Harold Samuel said that three things matter in the property market, “location, location, location.” A great deal of the Arab-Israel conflict can be traced back to these three…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is Harper Lee’s message about education in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Harper Lee comments on the education system throughout her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Her novel suggests that she believes that the education system is rigid and insensitive. Scout has several…

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  • SELF-RELIANCE

What does “I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies…

The word, “capitulate,” means to give in or surrender. In this quote from Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson details his disgust for conformity and giving in to society’s values….

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  • THE CAY

How do Phillip and Timothy show courage in two ways?

The Cay is a tale of growth, change, and survival. It tells the story of Phillip Enright, a young boy and Timothy, an older, Caribbean sailor who are forced to survive after their ship is sunk…

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