What were three parts of European conquest of colonies?

What were three parts of European conquest of colonies?

  • HISTORY

Over the centuries, multi-faceted development has had an inverse relationship with the natural…

Human beings are the only creatures who know of their own mortality; we see into the future and this makes us concerned about it. People have an interest in self-preservation, so throughout…

  • SCIENCE

What happens to a wave when its height is decreased?

Waves are disturbances that travel through a medium. Waves transport energy from one location to another without transporting matter. The height of a wave is associated with the amount of energy of…

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  • THE USE OF FORCE

Is it reasonable to expect that medical treatments sometimes require the use of force?

In “The Use of Force,” the doctor is in a difficult situation. By making it clear that the child will die if she is not treated and also stating the public health implications of untreated…

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  • BUSINESS

Why does a monopolist prefer specific tax to an ad valorem tax (all other things being equal)?

When the government levies a specific tax, it imposes a certain amount of tax on each unit of a good or service that is sold. By contrast, an ad valorem tax is a tax in which the government takes a…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, why does the creature kill Henry Clerval?

Interesting question! In the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein’s creature kills Clerval. Although Clerval never personally hurts or injures the creature before this incident…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What stylistic choices does Shakespeare use to portray Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

While critics such as Rene Girard understand Hermia/Helena and Lysander/Demetrius as interchangeable parts, Shakespeare does indeed differentiate between the two women, who happen to be friends….

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  • CORALINE

In Coraline, why do they replace eyes with buttons?

The buttons over eyes represents the Other Mother’s unlimited control. Eyes are very significant in Coraline. When Coraline sees a person’s eyes, she is in the real world. For example, her real…

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  • A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA

What concept is Sherlock Holmes unable to comprehend?

In the story “A Scandal in Bohemia,” written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and his companion, Dr. John Watson, are commissioned by the King of Bohemia to retrieve a compromising…

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  • HISTORY

What were the advantages and disadvantages for British people living in India?

British people lived in India first under the British East India Company (from about 1750-1850) and then in the British Raj (from 1858 to 1947). During the Raj, Britain’s crown ruled India. The…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does the novel To Kill a Mockingbird say about courage? How did Tom Robinson exhibit courage…

In To Kill A Mockingbird, Tom Robinson was a man of courage in the face of Mayella Ewell’s struggles. Tom walked by the Ewell home daily on his way to and from work. He came to know that Mayella…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the plantation system develop in the South?

The plantation system developed for several reasons. The Southern colonies had been founded by companies or proprietors who wished to make a profit, and they accordingly encouraged cash crops like…

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  • HISTORY

How were the Industrial Revolution and European imperialism connected during the nineteenth century?

The Industrial Revolution and European imperialism were connected in several ways. One was that the Industrial Revolution created a demand for raw materials, including oil, rubber, timber, and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does the motif of the mockingbird imagery show good and bad in To Kill A Mockingbird?

The mockingbird is a songbird that does not hurt anyone or burden anyone’s gardens. As Miss Maudie says, “Your father’s right. . . Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. ….

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  • REFERENCE

Who are some women who have inspired you in your life?

Today (8th of March) is International Women’s Day, so I am very excited to answer your question! I will talk about a few women who have inspired me in my life who I hope are inspirational to…

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  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Given what you know about the historical context of the Gettysburg Address, define the… 1 image

The “unfinished work” that the dead at Gettysburg had “thus far so nobly advanced” was described less than a sentence later as “the great task remaining before us.” In the Gettysburg Address,…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord Of The Flies, how do Jack and Ralph react and answer questions about the beast?

The first mention of the beast occurs in chapter two during the afternoon meeting. Ralph and Jack both, each in his own way, mention the importance of rules whilst Piggy makes everyone aware that…

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  • WOMAN

Who are the women who have inspired you the most?

Each person will have a different list of personal women in their life – mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, teacher, etc. (in this category I would put my Aunt Mary, who taught me the function of…

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  • HISTORY

How was the Italian unification completed?

Italian unification (known as “Risorgimento,” which literally means “resurgence) was a slow process which took several centuries to complete. When Napoleon conquered Italy in the early 19th…

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  • SCIENCE

Compare and contrast cytokinesis in animal and plant cells.

After mitotic division occurs, it is followed by cytoplasmic division. This results in two daughter cells that are identical to the parent cell in terms of their chromosome number, but they will be…

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  • HISTORY

Europeans had various ways of overpowering colonial natives; their arsenal was not limited to…

First, we should remember that Europeans “overpowered” Natives in the long term. In the short term, for many colonists, it was Indian peoples who held most of the power and dictated the terms of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Atticus say is a great leveler?

Atticus Finch states that “courts are the great levelers” (To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 20). People are given the right to a fair trial by jury in the U.S. Constitution. He says that this is the…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the properties of sodium?

Sodium is a group I element placed in 3rd period of the periodic table of elements. It is a metal and has a silvery-white appearance. It is extremely soft and can be cut with a knife. Sodium metal…

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  • JOHN HERSEY

What is a fiction technique used in “A Noiseless Flash” by John Hersey, and what are its effects?

“A Noiseless Flash” is the first chapter in John Hersey’s Hiroshima, a narrative re-telling of the atomic bomb blast on Hiroshima in August of 1945. It was first published in The New Yorker…

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  • HISTORY

Which of John Locke’s ideas had an influence on American government?

Two of John Locke’s ideas influenced American government in important ways. Both ideas can be seen in the Declaration of Independence. First, Locke had ideas about where government got its…

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  • MACBETH

How does the language and choice of verse in Macbeth shape reader response?

Shakespeare’s choice of verse and meter for the Weird Sisters certainly shapes our response to them right away. In Act 1, Scene 1, we meet them, and they are speaking in verse, with end rhyme….

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  • THE SILVER SWORD

Who is Mrs. Krause in “The Silver Sword”? What did she do that was important in the story?

We meet Mrs. Krause in the early chapters of the novel. She is the mother of a student who once attended Joseph’s school; before his capture, Joseph had served as the principal at the school. After…

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  • BUSINESS

Discuss the Children’s Internet Protection Act and its evolution.

The Children’s Internet Protection Act, CIPA, as a safeguard for minors using technology and the Internet in institutions receiving e-rate funds. If a school or library is using funds from the…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Discuss why legal disputes cannot be resolved by simply referring to relevant laws. Provide at…

Legal disputes cannot be resolved simply by looking at relevant laws because the two sides in the dispute will not agree with one another on various important issues. For example, they will not…

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  • HEALTH

In the movie A Beautiful Mind how could Nash tell the difference between real or imagined people?

In the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” John Nash suffered from schizophrenia. Throughout the beginning of the movie, various odd occurrences took place, and the viewer was not aware that Nash suffered…

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  • A GATHERING OF OLD MEN

In A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines, what does Mathu say about the men having gathered…

In A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines, Mathu has gained a reputation as the only black character to take a stand against the oppression of the surrounding Louisiana community. Early in the…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In the Merchant of Venice (Act 4, Scene 1), explore the balance between justice and mercy in the…

In The Merchant of Venice’s trial scene, Shylock cries for justice: “If you deny me, fie upon your law!” Antonio owes him money, and the bond they drew up allows Shylock to take a pound of…

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  • PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

In “Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar, how does the poem’s straightforward language depict the…

In “Sympathy,” Paul Laurence Dunbar uses the extended metaphor of a bird in a cage to express the plight of African-Americans. His use of easily understood imagery in all three stanzas conveys the…

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  • THE CREATION

How is the God of the poem in Johnson’s “The Creation” like a poet? What kind of things make good…

The God in the poem and the poet are both creators. They share traits that make them good creators and these traits draw people to them. First, God enjoys the creative process. We see God “smile”…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Is nominal GDP always higher than real GDP?

Nominal gross domestic product (nGDP) is usually higher than real GDP, but this is not necessarily the case. NGDP can be higher than rGDP if prices have been declining in a country. Nominal GDP is…

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  • THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

Explain as fully as you can the contrast between the last four lines of “The Lake Isle of…

In all three stanzas, the speaker begins with the claim that he “will” or “shall” go to Innisfree, but it is only in the third stanza that he shifts to the present tense. He says “I hear the lake…

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  • MY LAST DUCHESS

Where is the painting located? What lines indicate its placement?

The first line indicates that the painting of the duchess is hanging on a wall. The Duke describes the painting, saying, “there she stands.” This suggests that it is a full-length portrait, showing…

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  • THE LITTLE PRINCE

In The Little Prince, how did the king reach the planet alone?

The first asteroid the Little Prince visits on his journey is the one inhabited by the King. We don’t know how the King got there. The book doesn’t say. But that is something all the inhabitants of…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is the relationship between Romeo and Juliet in the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William…

The relationship between Romeo and Juliet can be largely defined as the passionate, all-consuming first “love” of two relatively naive teenagers, as that is what the characters are. Juliet is…

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  • MATH

double integration of e^(x+y)dx dy ranging from 0<x<lnx and 1<y<ln8

Hello! It isn’t a good idea, use the variable of integration in the limits of integration. I think you meant 0<x<ln(a)0<x<ln(a) for some constant aa or 0<x<ln(y),0<x<ln(y), in the latter case integration by…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Atticus teach the Golden Rule?

The Golden Rule states that a person should treat others in the way that they would want to be treated. Atticus consistently teaches his children to live their lives in a way that follows the…

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  • LITERATURE

Explain the usage of “of us all” in the poem “To the doctor who treated the raped baby and felt…

In the poem, the phrase in question, ‘of us all,’ can be found in the first line. It refers to those who are interested in the baby’s fate and those who are thankful that there is a doctor in their…

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  • SCIENCE

If the current is 0.26 A and the potential difference (voltage) is 6.0 V, then what is the…

You can solve this problem using Ohm’s Law, which states that the electrical current through a conductor is proportional to the voltage drop across the conductor and inversely proportional to the…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What are two quotes that depict how the Greasers think the Socs don’t experience difficulties?

At the end of Chapter 2, Ponyboy, Johnny, and Cherry are sitting together watching a movie and Ponyboy thinks to himself, “I really couldn’t see what Socs would have to sweat about—good grades,…

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  • JAMES SHIRLEY

What are your feelings after reading the poem “Death the Leveller”, and why?

Feelings experienced after reading the poem “Death the Leveller” by James Shirley include: 1. Resignation 2. Sorrow 3. Regret (1) Regarding Resignation, I have these feelings because I accept the…

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  • THE SIGN OF FOUR

How do Thaddeus Sholto’s surroundings reflect his character?

Holmes and Watson meet Thaddeus Sholto in Chapter Four of The Sign of Four. He lives in a humble terraced house in South London, the interior of which contrasts sharply with the exterior. Here, in…

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  • MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

At the end of My Side of the Mountain did Sam’s family stay with him?

In the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, Sam’s family eventually came to stay with Sam. Although Sam spent much time alone in the wilderness, his family travelled to the…

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  • HISTORY

What were three parts of European conquest of colonies?

The European conquest of Africa in the 19th Century involved three areas: economic, social, and political. European powers controlled the economic activity of their colonies and utilized available…

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  • MATH

If y=log(xy). Find dy/dx

We need to differentiate an implicit function. Implicit differentiation is very similar to regular differentiation. We just have to bear in mind that yy is a function if x.x. Therefore, if we…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What tone does Ponyboy use in The Outsiders, and what are the main themes of the novel?

In the book The Outsiders, Ponyboy, the main character and narrator, has a serious but realistic tone throughout the novel. He does not shy away from telling the facts, or from telling things how…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Are allegory or satire aesthetic features?

This is somewhat a matter of perspective, but I would say no. I would argue that both allegory and satire are generic elements. They are less about the style and aesthetic feel of a piece and more…

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