What were the 10 most important events in the civil rights era and why?

# What were the 10 most important events in the civil rights era and why?

• HISTORY

What were the 10 most important events in the civil rights era and why?

Here are 10 possibilities: Brown vs. Board of Education. This was the court case that ended school segregation and helped jump start the rest of the movement. Montgomery Bus Boycott. Started the…

• ESSAY LAB

I must write a 5 paragraph essay comparing Lord of the Flies to Julius Caesar, with a two point…

If you have a two-point explanation, it seems that your thesis should contain only two opinions, with one opinion requiring two paragraphs for support/explanantion. With this in mind, you may wish…

• A LONG WAY GONE

What symbols can you identify in a Long Way Gone?What theme do each of these symbols…

Ishmael Beah’s memoir is a chilling account of his days as a child soldier and his struggle to return from a personal hell. His story is presented through the description of his three worlds: his…

• MATH

The length of a rectangular field is 7/5 its width. If the perimeter of the field is 240 meters,…

Assume that the length of the field =L and the width =w L= (7/5)w The perimeter P = 240 2L + 2w= 240 Now substitute with L=7/5 w 2(7/5)w + 2w = 240 14/5 w + 2w = 240 24/5 w = 240 w = 240 *5/24 =…

• HEALTH

Use of new technologies applied to movement disorders and sharing.As many of you know, now it is…

I think you have an interesting idea here. As they say, the best way to get to know someone is to walk a mile in his (or her) shoes. I think it would be useful for anyone who has a loved one or…

• HISTORY

Reasons why the events of World War I led to World War II? HELP NEEDED!I need at least three…

The first way is that the Treaty of Versailles made Germany feel absolutely abused. They had to pay these huge reparations. They had parts of their territory taken away. They were not allowed to…

• SCIENCE

I need an activity that shows difference in compressibility of three states of matter….

I can give you an activity that I used to do years ago when I taught science. In teaching about phases of matter, I always liked to use napthalene, or a moth ball, to demonstrate the different…

• LAW AND POLITICS

For an appeal to get to the Supreme Court, four of nine justices must agree to hear it. Should…

I think that four is a good enough number and so I think that there is no clear need to raise or lower that. I think we should keep the “rule of four.” If we raised the number, it would block too…

• PATRICK WHITE

Can you tell me chapterwise summary of the novel The Solid Mandala by Patrick White?Themes of the…

I could give you an overall summary. The story revolves around the two twins Waldo and Arthur Brown. Waldo is a bit schizoid and Arthur on the other is more loving and emotionally connects better…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the 10 things you most hate?What are the 10 things you most hate?

Ten is a lot… I think that the thing I hate most is my tendency to get very angry. I try very hard to be calm and rational with my kids and I think it is the best way to parent them. But…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the symbolism in Miss Caroline Fisher’s name? Tom Robinson?Please give at least 1 or 2…

In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Miss Caroline’s last name, Fisher, is indicative of her position on the first day of school: She fishes around for the appropriate way to deal with the…

• GRAMMAR

English grammar help please (Parentheses and punctuation marks)Direction : Add parentheses and…

The compass, as I am sure anyone should know, is used to find the direction you should go. It is an instrument with a needle that points to the magnetic North Pole, and is easy to carry in your…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Why are Romeo and Juliet guilty of the deaths in the play?

To make this argument, you would need to show how Romeo and Juliet’s actions led to their own deaths and also to those of Mercutio, Tybalt and Paris. I think that this is not too hard to do. Romeo…

• MATH

demonstrate, showThere was a question posted that read (as I recall) demonstrate that f(x) = x +…

I think that the proper way to prove that a function f is increasing is to show that the first derivative of f is greater than zero. This is probably not the only way, but in my opinion it is…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Does the merchant Antonio posses any Christ-like qualities?Example: Frienship/love-his love for…

Antonio, the “Merchant of Venice”, has a reputation for lending money without charging interest. Charging high interest is called “usury” and it is condemned in the Bible. Antonio agrees to…

• LUCY

What is the association and symbolism of yellow in the novel Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid?

Yellow and its different shades are used in the novel to set up a contrast between the West Indies, Lucy’s homeland, and the United States where the girl is working as an au pair for Lewis and…

• SCIENCE

What is the difference between average speed and average velocity?What is the difference between…

The basic difference is that speed is a scalar quantity, and velocity is a vector quantity; basically, direction matters when talking about velocity, and it doesn’t when we are talking about speed….

• HISTORY

The NAACP began in 1909. One of its founders was WEB Dubois, a writer and sociologist who was, incidentally, the first African American to get his PhD from Harvard! As their website states:…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Show the different approaches to life and death or good and evil illustrated in the book The…

Life and death in The Great Gatsby can best be illustrated through the death of Myrtle. There are several approaches to this. Wilson is devastated because his wife has been murdered. His approach…

• TEACHERS

What is your number ONE rule in the classroom and why? If you could summarize all your…

Have a sense of humor–this is a rule for me and my students. I teach high school juniors and seniors, and it is imperative that I can laugh at myself and that my students can do so too. This is…

• GRAMMAR

Help with my English grammar, please (parentheses and punctuation). Directions: Add Parentheses…

I have made corrections on the sentences below. Remember, there are various grammar rules (and some alternate spellings) that may apply. A local camping goods store (this large store sells goods…

• THE CRUCIBLE

There is only ever one cause of a conflict in the crucible

If I understand the question correctly, I think it is seeking to analyze if there is one or multiple causes of conflict in Miller’s work. I think that the natural answer is to suggest that there…

• THE STONE ANGEL

Contrast the portrayal of the male character Jason Currie with the female character Hagar Shipley…

In The Stone Angel, Margaret Laurence draws Jason Currie and his daughter Hagar Shipley as surprisingly similar even though she rebells against him when she is a young woman by marrying Bramford…

• NIGHT

Identify the first signs in the story of the ability of humans to act inhuman under tremendous…

This is a particularly good chapter to look at for the images of inhumanity. The Jews are herded (note that word) into boxcars to be transported to the camps. They’re stuffed into this space with…

• SCIENCE

How does a sink hole form?

A sink hole is a hole that forms naturally on the surface of the Earth. They have many different sizes, both in depth and diameter. In addition, they can form very quickly or very slowly, without…

• HAMLET

What’s the plot of Hamlet ?

The plot is what the writer does to turn a story into a work of art. Thus, different writers could arrange the same story in different ways and create different works of art. It is the…

• HISTORY

I would like to learn more about the major groups that fought for African American civil rights…

I think that the topic raised here could be and is the subject of many books. To be able to fully answer the question might take up more space than allowed in this forum here. I would say that…

• TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES

What is the role of fate and destiny in Tess’s life?

Tess’s author, Thomas Hardy was a Fatalist, and Tess arguably more than any of Hardy’s other novels demonstrates his literary philosophy. Most of the horrible events in Tess’s life result not from…

• MATH

ln (x + 1) + ln (x) = ln (2)

ln(x+1)+lnx =ln2 We know that lnx+lny= lnxy ==> ln(x+1)x = ln2 ==> x(x+1)= 2 ==> x^2 +x -2=0 Now factorize: (x+2) (x-1) = 0 x1=-2 which is impossible because lnx can not be negative x2=…

• OTHELLO

Roderigo, Cassio and Othello are all manipulated by Iago, but how are they different? How do the…

In Othello, Iago traps his prey by the following means: Money and Desdemona manipulate Roderigo’s emotional lust and cruelty. Roderigo is a john who is paying Iago, a pimp, to obtain Desdemona,…

• LAW AND POLITICS

True or False: Were the Founders right to be skeptical of government officials having too much…

Absolutely. The Founders of the United States were completely right to worry that government officials might take too much power if they were allowed to. We can see many instances of corruption in…

• THE CALL OF THE WILD

How does John Thornton’s death affect Buck?Buck tragically loses his good friend, John Thornton….

There are two major ways in which the death of John Thornton affects Buck. First of all, it breaks the last connection that Buck had with the human world. After Thornton dies, Buck stops trying to…

• MATH

Solve for X. e^2x – 3e^x + 2=0

e^2x-3e^x +2 =0 Let us assume that e^x =y. Now substitute: ==> y^2 -3y +2 =0 Factorize: (y-2)(y-1)=0 y1= 2 ==> y1=e^x1= 2 ==> x1=ln2 y2=1 ==> y2=e^x2= 1 ==> x2=0 The solution for…

• MATH

John’s annual salary after a raise of 15% is \$45,000. What was his salary before the raise?

Let us assume that John’s salary before the raise was x Then they gave him a 15% raise on his salary of x Then, his current salary= original salary + The raise 45,000 = x + 0.15 x 45,000 = 1.15 x…

• MATH

Find the equation of the line through the point (6 , -1) and is perpendicular to the y axis.

The line is perpendicular to the y-axis means that it is horizontal or parallel to the x-axis, that means that the slope (m)=0 We hav the point (6,-1) pass through the line: y-y1= m(x-x1) y+1=0…

• ARABY

What is the connotation of the word Araby?

James Joyce’s Araby is a story about love in both its dreams as well as its realities. The unnamed protagonist of the story falls for his playmate Mangan’s rather elusive sister and persistently…

• THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPOSITION

What does Poe mean by “so far every thing is within the limits of the accountable.” when speaking…

What Poe means by this is that everything in the poem is “possible” – none of it defies reason. A sound at a window, a tapping, a bird coming through the window, and even the fact that the raven is…

• MATH

use the distribtive property to write the expression as an equivalent expression then evaluate it

We’ll discuss the distributive property of multiplication over an addition. We could distibute a factor over an addition, from both sides, right or left. Using this property, we could factorize…

• FRANKENSTEIN

What are the main themes in chapter 5 of the novel Frankenstein?

I assume you mean Volume 1, Chapter 5 of Frankenstein, and not Volume 2? The main themes are in bold: Creation of Life from Death: Victor wants to “infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing…

• THE DEERSLAYER

How does Natty Bumppo embody the romantic ideal?

Natty Bumppo is one of the first heroes of the Romantic Era. Remember, this is literary period that, historically, is coming directly out of the Englightenment and the Age of Reason. Authors are…

Contrast short stories “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Most Dangerous Game.” (two contrasts…

To me, the major difference between the two is the nature of the two villains. In one story, we have Montresor who has an actual reason (although we are not told what it is) to hate his quarry….

• SCIENCE

What are some foods diabetics can eat and some they should avoid?

Carbohydrates: foods they can eat, bran, barley, apples, berries, peaches, cabbage, carrots, celery. foods to avoid: breakfast cereals, white bread, cakes, biscuits, pancakes, doughnuts, prunes,…

• SCIENCE

What are the symptoms of heat stroke?What are the symptoms of heat stroke?

There are many symptoms of a heat stroke. First of all, body temperature will rise dramatically. People with heat stroke will have a body temperature of 104 degrees and higher. This is the main…

• PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Discuss the claim that Elizabeth’s prejudice stems from pride and Darcy’s pride from prejudice.

Each of them suffers from both pride and prejudice, of course. Elizabeth’s pride is not necessarily just a consequence of her position in life, but that’s certainly part of why she is so defensive…

• MACBETH

How do Macbeth and Lady Macbeth change throughout the play Macbeth? Provide examples/quotes to…

In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth undergoes the following changes: Act I: she casts off her feminine limitations (“unsex me here”) and convinces Macbeth to be a man and kill Duncan. Act II: she shows…

• AFTER APPLE-PICKING

What does the speaker ask at the end of the poem?

Although the speaker does not literally ask a question at the end of the poem, he is clearly thinking about a question and pondering it within his own mind. The question is this — what kind of…

• THE CALL OF THE WILD

After reading Chapter 7, what do you think could have happened to Buck?Can you describe the rest…

To me, it is quite clear that Buck went on to be the leader of a pack of wolves in the wilderness. For example, the Yeehats started to notice that future generations of wolves looked more like…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Explain why you think Romeo and Juliet’s troubles do or do not result primarily from fate….

Before his play even begins, Shakespeare suggests that all is fated for Romeo and Juliet. The Prologue is the best place to start if you are looking for evidence that fate dooms Romeo and Juliet…

• THE LOTTERY

Justify Shirley Jackson’s thoughts in writing “The Lottery.”

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is often thought to be a story primarily about scapegoating. For whatever reason (the ambiguity appears to be intentional), the people of the town sacrifice one…