Why did Radical Republicans believe that Andrew Johnson would support their agenda?

Why did Radical Republicans believe that Andrew Johnson would support their agenda?

  • HISTORY

Can you think of a situation where it would be right to break the law?

“One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”–Dr. Martin Luther King There are many instances when it would make sense to break a law. Some of the greatest social changes have…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What quote from To Kill a Mockingbird discusses not harming innocent things?

Scout and Jem receive rifles for Christmas in chapter 9 and Atticus tells them not to point or shoot them in the house. When Uncle Jack suggests that Atticus should teach them to shoot, he defers…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

In Chapter 3 Max says Kevin “scared him, but not really.” What does he mean?

There is only one character that truly “scares” Max: Max’s criminal father, Kenny “Killer” Kane. Therefore, Max is “not really” scared of Kevin. Kevin does look different than the…

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  • SCIENCE

Hello.. I am studying for a test tomorrow in Physics.. I have stumbled upon a hard question A…

At the initial stage ball A travels with 5m/s speed while ball B is at rest. Once they collide ball A goes 30deg angle to its initial path and ball B goes 300deg angle (or 60 deg angle to the…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

In The Bronze Bow, why did Rosh want to capture a slave?

In the context of your question, you are speaking about Chapter 2 in this impeccable piece of historical fiction set in the time of Christ called The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare. Even…

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  • SCIENCE

How many moles of hydrogen gas would be needed to react with excess carbon dioxide to produce…

The relevant chemical reaction can be written as: CO2+4H2→CH4+2H2OCO2+4H2→CH4+2H2O In this reaction, carbon dioxide reacts with hydrogen to form methane and water. This reaction is known as the…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Would you agree that Jim and Della have sacrificed for each other “the greatest treasures of…

Yes, Jim and Della have sacrificed the greatest treasures of their house for each other because they are so poor that Della’s hair and Jim’s watch were their only material treasures. Neither of…

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  • THE SECOND COMING

What is the “best” and the “worst” in the poem “The Second Coming”?

This Yeats poem does everything a poem is meant to do. As “concentrated word magic” the poem speaks to a deep-felt anxiety in all Christians, that Christ’s appearance on Earth has somehow…

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  • A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

How does the narrator set the mood of the story in the first page of “A Christmas Memory?”

From the very beginning the mood is nostalgic, comforting, and even happy. Nostalgic: we know this is a memory. The narrator says, :”Imagine a morning…” and “The person to whom she is speaking is…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

In Chapter 3 of Freak the Mighty, Max says that Kevin scared him, but not really. What does he mean?

Here’s the quote you’re referring to: Big goon like you, growing about an inch a day, and this midget kid, this crippled little humanoid, he actually scared you. Not the kind of scare that makes…

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  • OTHELLO

In Shakespeare’s Othello, how does Othello blame Desdemona for doing bad things?

In Shakespeare’s Othello, Othello blames Desdemona for supposedly being unfaithful to him by continually calling her a “strumpet,” or in other words a whore. When Othello tells Desdemona that she…

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  • HISTORY

What are some examples of imperialism?

There are many examples of imperialism. Imperialism is when a country controls another country politically and/or economically, often against the will of the people of the country. One example of…

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  • SCIENCE

Which type of organisms developed first due to the early environmental conditions on earth?

The first cells are thought to have been similar to Archaea of today. Archaea is a group of single-celled prokaryotic cells. Being prokaryotic, Archaea lack a nucleus and other membrane-bound…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

How does Scrooge try to extinguish the light? Does he succeed?

At the end of the first stave, Scrooge attempts to put out the Ghost of Christmas Past’s light by taking the extinguisher cap by force and pressing it down on the ghost’s head. Scrooge’s effort,…

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  • HISTORY

Is war the result of a social or economic effect?

If you had to choose social or economic roots of war, economic probably wins out. Most wars are fought for some economic benefit or to offset a perceived threat to economic advantage. This is…

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  • AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

Define first-person, third-person omniscient, and third-person objective points of view.

There are two types of first-person perspective: 1) first-person subjective: this is when the narrator is a participant in the story (usually they will use the first-person pronoun “I”) and they…

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  • DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

Who does the poem “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” address? What is the speaker saying?

The poem is addressed to the speaker’s father. In the last stanza, the speaker says, “And you, my father, there on the sad height, / Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray” (lines…

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  • SCIENCE

Is lifting the top to a paint can a first, second, or third class lever?

Lifting the lid of a can of paint (with a screwdriver, or other similar solid rod) is an example of a first class lever. Levers are one of the simple machine types known since ancient times. Levers…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, who is Sunday’s offering being taken up for and why?

In Chapter 12, Calpurnia takes Jem and Scout to First Purchase African M.E. Church. At the end of the sermon, Reverend Sykes takes up a collection. After the congregation has given their tithe,…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Where did the blanket that Scout finds around her shoulders come from?

The night when Miss Maudie’s house burns down, everyone in the neighborhood goes outside to watch the fire that was caused by a cold snap and Miss Maudie lighting a kerosene heater to stay warm….

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

How did the Tucks know that the spring water made them immortal in Tuck Everlasting?

The Tucks became aware that the spring water made them immortal when they did not die of life-threatening injuries. When the Tuck family first drank from the forest spring, they had no idea what…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Name and describe the first two characters we meet in Lord of the Flies.

The first two characters we meet are Ralph and Piggy. Ralph is described as being strong and handsome with a certain coolness about him that gives him an air of leadership. He is eager to make…

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  • HISTORY

How does the Greek geography play a role in relationships with other countries?

Greece’s location is the primary geographic advantage that affects its relationship with other countries. With thousands of miles of coastline, the country offers the potential for naval bases in…

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  • SCIENCE

A 15,250 kg jet plane is pushed with a thrust of 2,347,000 newtons. What is the acceleration of…

According to Newton’s Second Law of Motion, the force can be calculated as a product of mass and acceleration. That is, F = m x a where, m is the mass of the object and a is its acceleration. In…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some examples of non-racial prejudice throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird?

According to sociology expert, Nicki Lisa Cole, prejudice is “simply a pre-judgment that one levies of another that is not based in reality.” There are many examples of non-racial prejudice that…

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  • HISTORY

What are two things that were significant in the French and Indian War?

There were several significant aspects about the French and Indian War. One aspect was that it led to the French departure from North America. After France was defeated, the French gave all of…

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  • HEALTH

Define the terms periodontal disease and plaque.

Periodontal disease is any disease which affects the tissues which support the teeth. These tissues include the gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar bone. Periodontal disease may…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is the town in the film adaptation of the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” so much nicer than…

When a director and cinematographer design the setting of the movie, they often have to take some liberties with how things look in order to get the feel or atmosphere of the time period or…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What age of person does the First Ghost look like in A Christmas Carol?

The first ghost looks both old and young at the same time. Fitting the changing nature of the past, where memories are murky, the Ghost of Christmas Past has an interesting look. It is described…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

How long was Killer Kane’s original sentence in jail?

Max’s father, Kenny “Killer” Kane, went to prison shortly after Max’s birth. Kenny was imprisoned for the murder of Max’s mother, Annie, and Max has spent his entire life metaphorically looking…

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  • HISTORY

What was Christopher Columbus’ main accomplishment?

Christopher Columbus’ primary accomplishment was claiming America for Spain. Columbus was not the first European to sail to America–this accomplishment belonged to Leif Erikson, a Norse…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, why was Bob Ewell so against women? If he was, what are…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, while there are no direct statements about Bob Ewell’s disrespect of women, we can deduce he disrespects women, as well as humanity in general, based on many…

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  • BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

Are the themes from Breakfast of Champions postmodern? Why does the postmodern presentation of…

Yes, several aspects of Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions are postmodern. For example, postmodern literature is much more self-referential than most earlier traditions of literature. That very much…

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  • HISTORY

What were the primary goals of the nativists?

During periods of increased immigration feelings of xenophobia tend to sweep the population. Xenophobia is defined as a fear of foreigners. This acrimony toward foreigners is what drove nativists…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the shape and unusual features of lymphocytes?

Lymphocytes are important cells in the human immune system. More specifically, they are a type of white blood cell. Lymphocytes can be further broken down into two categories, B-Cells and T-Cells,…

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  • HISTORY

What are 5 negative effects of the Columbian Exchange?

The Columbian Exchange is the name given to a number of cultural and biological exchanges between the Old and New Worlds after Columbus’ discovery in 1492. While this exchange brought many benefits…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

In “The Cask of Amontillado”, what does Montresor mean when he says he seeks to “punish with…

Montresor begins his narration of “The Cask of Amontillado” by introducing us to his hatred of Fortunato, though he fails to explain exactly what Fortunato did to engender this hatred. Montresor…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, when Montag visits Faber, Faber calls himself a coward. Why? In what way has…

In their conversation, Faber tells Montag that, long ago, he noticed how the authorities (government, firemen, etc.) were beginning to become more oppressive. He says “I saw the way things were…

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  • THE BOOK THIEF

What happens in part 9 of The Book Thief?

In part nine of The Book Thief, Rudy and Liesel once again go to the mayor’s house this time to steal a book. Frau Hermann has left out cookies and it is at this point that Liesel starts to think…

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  • SCIENCE

In chapter 23 of “Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks,” what U.S department began to require…

The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) began to require informed consent for research involving human subjects in the early 1970s. Until this time the attitude had been that since a…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How would a student write an essay reflecting on both the ending and entirety of a book? The…

A reflective essay involves a personal reaction that contains some objective judgments, along with pyschological and emotional reaction; in other words, you explain what you came away with after…

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  • THE WHITE MAN’S BURDEN

How are imperialist countries supposed to help native peoples according to the poem “The White…

First, it should be noted that Kipling is writing specifically about the Philippines in this poem. The United States had recently acquired the Philippines in the treaty that ended the…

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  • LYDDIE

What happens in chapter 2 of Lyddie?

As chapter 2 opens, Lyddie and Charlie have received word from their mother that they have been hired out to pay off the family’s debts. They make their preparations to leave, and they both arrive…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What possible themes are established at the beginning of chapter five in Lord of the Flies?

A good way to identify themes, especially in brief excerpts, is to look for patterns. In the opening of chapter five, there is considerable description of the place where Ralph walks, how he walks,…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

How does Poe create suspense in the story “The Cask of Amontillado”?

Edgar Allan Poe creates suspense in “The Cask of Amontillado” through the physical journey taken by the central characters, his eerie symbolism, and his references to sickness. These elements work…

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  • BEOWULF

Is there a work of literature, similar to Beowulf, where the hero fights a monster to save his…

Beowulf inspired a number of similar stories, especially Tolkien’s–which share several literary and cultural elements–and particularly The Hobbit. The point of view in The Hobbit is shifted away…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What passages are examples of direct and indirect characterization of Tom Robinson in Harper…

An author creates direct characterization by coming out and describing a character’s traits, often through the voice of the narrator. In contrast, an author creates indirect characterization by…

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  • LYDDIE

What is a quote that shows how Lyddie is brave in chapters 1-4 of Lyddie?

Lyddie bravely faces danger when a bear comes into her house. Lyddie demonstrates bravery and quick thinking quite often. An example of this is when her brother leaves a door open (or doesn’t…

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  • THE VELDT

What would be a good conclusion for an essay on “The Veldt”?

A good conclusion for any essay should involve a strong final statement that completes the narrative theme and train of thought that has been established by the author in the thesis statement. That…

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  • HISTORY

Why did Radical Republicans believe that Andrew Johnson would support their agenda?

Radical Republicans thought that Johnson would support their agenda because he had an enduring and passionate hatred for the planter class that had, in his opinion, brought about disunion and civil…

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