# What specifically caused the U.S. to join the Allied side in WWI?

**HISTORY**

**What specifically caused the U.S. to join the Allied side in WWI?**

This question has been asked and answered before — see link below. However, I think that there is one very important factor that is not addressed in any of the answers in the “q and a” link…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the “punishment clause” in the Treaty of Versailles?**

The term “punishment clause” is most often used to refer to the clause in the Treaty of Versailles that forced Germany to pay reparations for having (supposedly) been the sole cause of the war….

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**MACBETH**

**What is the significance of the show of eight kings given to Macbeth?**

The significance of the parade of eight kings revealed to Macbeth in Shakespeare’s Macbeth Act 4.1 is that it demonstrates that Banquo’s heirs will rule Scotland, not Macbeth’s. Ultimately,…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**what is the difference between image and symbol from the perspective of imagism?**

IMAGE IS AN IMAGINARY GIFT WHICH GIVES ORNAMENTAL QUALITY TO POEM. 1)PICTORIAL IMAGE 2)PICTURESQUE 3)PHRASE MAKING 4)TRADITIONAL 5)SYMBOLICAL SYMBOL IS USEFUL TO GIVE MORE MEANING IN FEWEST…

**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**How influential is Hobbes in American thought today?How influential is Hobbes in American thought…**

The thinking of Thomas Hobbes is most influential in the field of International Relations. In most other fields of political science, the Hobbesian “state of nature” is so far removed from our…

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**A MODEST PROPOSAL**

**What pieces of evidence support Swift’s claims in “A Modest Proposal”?**

It is of great importance from the beginning that we take A Modest Proposal for the satirical work that it is. His being absurd in order to make a point. One of his claims is that this proposal…

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**YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN**

**In “Young Goodman Brown,” who is the strongest and weakest character?**

This is of course a very subjective question and your answer to it is going to depend on a number of other questions concerning the story and how you interpret it. Is it just a dream, or does it…

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**THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY PHOENIX, ARIZONA**

**Please explain the effectiveness of the narrative point of view in Alexie**

First, let me say that I’m not sure what you mean when you use the term “effectiveness.” By “narrative point of view” I’m making the assumption that you mean Alexie’s use of a third person narrator…

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**ISLAMIC LITERATURE**

**How is The Koran a guideline for Muslims?How is The Koran a guideline for Muslims?**

The most direct answer here is that The Koran, or Qur ‘an, forms the basis of the Muslim faith, the religion of Islam. It helps guide Muslims in providing the basis of what constitutes a…

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**BUSINESS**

**How have recent changes in exchange rates affected McDonald’s?**

McDonalds has operations worldwide and though they may not be too much into importing and exporting to be affected by the change in exchange rate on that front, the revenues of the company in terms…

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**TRIGONOMETRY MATH**

**If the identity 1-2sin^2a=2cos^2a+m is true, what is m?**

We are given that 1 – 2(sin a)^2 = 2* (cos a)^2 + m. We have to find m. 1 – 2(sin a)^2 = 2* (cos a)^2 + m => 1 – 2(sin a)^2 – 2* (cos a)^2 = m => 1 – 2[(sin a)^2 + (cos a)^2] = m now use (sin…

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**TRIGONOMETRY MATH**

**Given the right triangle ABC, where A=90 degrees, calculate the expression: E=cosB/sinC+ cosC/sinB**

We have a right triangle with A = 90 degrees and we have to calculate cos B / sin C + cos C / sin B Let’s take the sides opposite angle A as a, that opposite angle B as b and that opposite angle C…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**what is x if binomial x^3+3=0?**

We have to solve for x given x^3 + 3 = 0 x^3 + 3 = 0 => x^3 = -3 => x = (-3)^(1/3) => -1.4422( approximately) x = -3^(1/3).

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**ALGEBRA1**

**Solve the equation x^6-4x^3+3=0**

We have to solve x^6 – 4x^3 + 3 = 0 Let y = x^3 x^6 – 4x^3 + 3 = 0 => y^2 – 4y + 3 = 0 => y^2 – 3y – y + 3 = 0 => y(y – 3) – 1(y – 3) = 0 => (y – 1)(y-3) = 0 We get y = 1 and y = 3 Now…

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**HISTORY**

**Stalag 17 In Stalag 17 Billy Wilder takes a stand to speak out against the abuses he saw, relate…**

I think that you could see the movie as a criticism of the way that people in the US were quick to suspect others of being communists in the McCarthy Era. The William Holden character is condemned…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Do you agree that Frankenstein is the “true murderer”?Do you agree that Frankenstein is the “true…**

In his novel, Notre-Dame de Paris [The Hunchback of Notre Dame], a friend of Claude Frollo warns him of the dangers of his experiments in alchemy, saying that Frollo is much like the insect caught…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**I am doing a small project on the status of women in religions (other than Islam) where it is…**

I think that this depends a great deal on what constitutes, in your mind, “bad” status for women. If you are going to interpret the term “bad status” broadly, there are a number of Christian sects…

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**RELIGION**

**What was the importance of Jesus being presented of the temple?Thanks for your answer!**

According to Luke’s Gospel, Jesus was presented to the Temple in accordance with Jewish custom of the day. It was customary for parents to present a male child to the altar and a sacrifice either…

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**BARTLEBY THE SCRIVENER, A TALE OF WALL STREET**

**Identify passages in Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener” that would prove the narrator is the…**

In “Bartleby the Scrivener, A Tale of Wall street,” by Herman Melville, there are several passages in which the narrator would seem the main character with his internal struggle of how to best deal…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**Consider the representations of class difference in the novel Pride and Prejudice. Is upward…**

In the novel Pride and Prejudice the concept of upward mobility is evident in the love matches of Elizabeth and Jane to Darcy and Mr. Bingley, respectively. Although both sisters belong to a…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**In Frankenstein, why does Justine confess to a crime she did not commit?**

Justine confesses because she is afraid of being damned to hell as a murderess. As a Catholic, it is important to be absolved of all sins before dying, and in order to do this, she had to admit to…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Why does Victor not confess to the crime?Frankenstein by Mary Shelley**

After observing that Justine’s “pretended friends” are too cowardly to testify on her behalf and the public indignation is against her, Victor Frankenstein rushes out of court with an agonized…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**What strange occurrence happens to Victor on his way back to Geneva? Frankenstein by Mary Shelley**

Having received a letter from his father whose contents reveal the tragic news of his brother William’s mysterious death, Victor Frankenstein makes his immediate return to Geneva. However, upon…

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**THE RUINED MAID**

**What is the summary of “The Ruined Maid”?**

This is classic Hardy at his best with just the right amount of ambivalent irony. The poem commences with a chance meeting in town between Amelia and an old friend of hers from the country. As they…

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**SCIENCE**

**what is importance of decision tree model**

Decision trees help to simplify decision making. It also helps in tracing the steps to develop a solution. Often computer programming is broke down into a decision tree in order to help facilitate…

**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**In Great Expectations, what are the unusual experiences that Pip had on Miss Havisham’s birthday?**

It is Chapter Eleven of this memorable novel wherein Pip is summoned to visit Miss Havisham on her birthday. The whole chapter is very strange, especially the setting and the action that occurs. As…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**What is your take on the whole “Shakespeare not writing his own stuff” thing?They say it was…**

I think it is an atrocious and a Philistine thing to assume that we are all expected to think, analyze, or write our thoughts every time in the exact, same form (even in our bad days) when, in…

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**THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN**

**I need help writing a thesis statement on “The Life You Save May Be Your Own.”How do you write a…**

The purpose of a thesis statement is to tell your reader what your essay will be about. Before you write a thesis statement, decide what you want to prove by the end of the essay. If your thesis…

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**TO SIR, WITH LOVE**

**In the novel To Sir, with Love, what is the role of love?**

In its different forms, I would say that love plays a fairly important role in Braithwaite’s work. On one hand, there is the obvious love that Braithwaite develops for his students. While not…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Am I on the right track with this analysis of Anthem? i wanted to know if i should do this or try…**

The answer to your question depends upon whether you were asked to compare Anthem to other points in history. It sounds like you were given this assignment by a teacher, so they might have…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**I am doing a project on Terrorists (suicide). Any suggestions…?I am doing a project on…**

If I were writing a paper on suicide terrorism, my topic would be the causes of this type of terrorism — that is, what makes a person want to or be willing to engage in this sort of terrorist…

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**TRIGONOMETRY MATH**

**Solve the equation: 2 sin 2x + 3*(sin x+cos x) = -2.**

We have to solve the equation: 2*sin 2x+3(sin x+cos x) = -2 2*sin 2x+3(sin x+cos x) = -2 expand sin 2x and open the bracket => 2*2* sin x * cos x + 3*sin x + 3* cos x = -2 => 4 sin x * cos x…

**THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER**

**Romantic Elements:How does Irving use the 5 I’s in the story. How does he use… Imagination,…**

I think the story is imaginitive because it seems to have been based on a series of fables and folk tales, but Irving put his own spin on it. Since the ending is somewhat ambiguous, Irving could…

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**PHILOSOPHY**

**What is the relationship between reason and emotion?**

The relationship between reason and emotion is complex, multi-faceted, and not yet completely understood. Most philosophers and social scientists consider emotion to be pre-rational; that is, we…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**What is polynomial ax^3+bx^2+cx+d if divided by (x-1),(x+1),(x+2), the reminder is always 3?**

The polynomial ax^3 + bx^2 + cx + d is the product of the terms (x-1), (x+1) and (x+2) to which the remainder 3 is added. (x – 1)(x +1)(x + 2) +3 => (x^2 – 1)(x + 2) +3 => x^3 – x + 2x^2 – 2…

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**TRIGONOMETRY MATH**

**Calculate tan(x-y), if sin x=1/2 and sin y=1/3. 0<x<90 90<y<180**

We are given that sin x = (1/2) and sin y =(1/3). We have to find tan ( x – y). sin x = (1/2) => tan x = (1/2)/ sqrt [1 – (1/2)^2] => (1/2)/ sqrt (3/4) => 1/ sqrt 3 sin y = (1/3) => tan…

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**GEOMETRY2**

**Given the vertices of triangle ABC, A(1,2), B(2,3), C(2,-5), determine the median AE?**

The median AE is the line joining the point A(1,2) to the point between the points B(2, 3) and C(2 , -5). Note: I am providing the equation of the median AE which I believe is what you want. The…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What four letter word from the English language should be expelled and why?What four letter word…**

I assume you’re talking about “dirty” words. Obviously, it’s impossible to expel a word from a language, but if it were possible and I had to pick one word to expel, it would be c – – t, the word…

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**TRIGONOMETRY MATH**

**What is cos x if tan x=6/11?Solve using right triangle**

We have that tan x = 6/11. tan x is equal to the opposite side/ adjacent side for the angle in a right triangle. Using the Pythagorean theorem we calculate the length of the hypotenuse as sqrt (…

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**WALT WHITMAN**

**Discuss Whitman’s poetry as the bard of transcendentalism and American democracy.Discuss…**

I think that Whitman’s greatest contribution to both Transcendentalism and American democracy was in his basic assertion of American freedom the lies within individual choice. Whitman’s belief of…

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**RELIGION**

**What Catholic holiday is named after a fungus?**

In 1263, in Bolsena, Italy, an event occurred when a consecrated host appeared to bleed onto a corporal, the cloth upon which the host and chalice rested on during the Canon of the Mass. This is…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Discuss Atticus’s approach to parenting.**

This question has already been answered. Use the following link to see the answer.

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

Urban planning is the process of planning which lands in a city can be used for what purposes. Urban planners do this so as to improve the economic viability of cities and the quality of life that…

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**THE THINGS THEY CARRIED**

**What creates the unity of effect in “The Things They Carried”?**

You are of course referring to Poe’s idea of the “unity of effect” that a story achieves. His idea was that the author should decide what emotional effect he or she wants to create in their work…

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**AND OF CLAY ARE WE CREATED**

**What do Rolfand Azucena do for each other in “And of Clay Are We Created”?**

This is such a wonderful short story, and of course one of the reasons for that is the way that the relationship between these two key characters is presented. It is clear that Rolf is tremendously…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**What is the oxidizing agent used in most rockets and missiles?**

An oxidizing agent is needed for the combustion of the fuel in a rocket. The combustion of the fuel generates a lot of energy which pushes out the products of combustion with a very high momentum…

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**NIGHT**

**In Night, when did Wiesel and the others finally let hope die?**

Nowhere is the exact time or incident that produced the death of hope in the protagonist precisely referenced. However it is absolutely clear that there are a number of key, foundational moments…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What section of Romeo and Juliet do you suggest for a monologue?**

It seems to me that part of the challenge here is to find a monologue where the greatest amount of emotional display can be present to highlight your skill at acting. There are many passages from…

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**UPTON SINCLAIR**

**How can a summary of Upton Sinclair be connected to his most famous work?**

The most overwhelming fact about Sinclair’s life was that he started out a Socialist thinker and followed this throughout his life. Sinclair believed from an early age that the answer to the…

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**RESEARCH METHODOLOGY**

**strains in beamsi study strains in beams and i’m stuck in complex numbers theory i don’t remember…**

First of thing you’ll have to remember is that we have to have at denominator, real numbers instead of complex numbers. For this reason, we’ll have to multiply the complex number by it’s…