Why did the Persian emperor Darius invade Greece? He wanted to stop the fighting between Sparta and Athens. He wanted to avenge the defeat of his father, Xerxes. Athenians had helped Ionian cities when they revolted against the Persians. Spartan forces under King Leonidas had attacked several Persian cities.
The UN best fulfills one of its purposes, that of ending global poverty, by promoting the Millennium Development Goals. the functions of the United Nations. UNICEF. the WHO.
Why do firms try to avoid competition? They can set prices higher and earn greater profits. They can reduce production costs and earn higher profits. They can avoid taxes and thereby earn higher profits. They will have more money to advertise their products.
A similarity between Henry VIII and Martin Luther was that bothA)formed new denominations that spread throughout Europe.B)were European monarchs who opposed the Catholic Church.C)were religious leaders who tried to change the Catholic Church.D)were excommunicated from the Catholic Church for their actions.
How did the results of the 1956 uprisings in Poland and Hungary differ? A. Nikita Khrushchev ordered the leaders of the Polish uprising to be executed. B. Polish workers did not win the freedoms they sought from the Soviet Union. C. Hungarian students and workers won greater control of their government. D. Nikita Khrushchev responded with troops and tanks to the uprising in Hungary.
Which was one effect of McCarthyism in the 1950s? People examined issues related to civil rights. People felt a pressure to conform to avoid suspicion. People supported candidates that opposed McCarthy. People formed resistance groups to question it.
Which best describes the conclusion of the Declaration of Independence? The colonists have certain rights that can never be taken away. The king has failed to protect the basic rights of the colonists. The king has treated the colonists unfairly in many ways. The colonies are no longer loyal to Britain’s tyrannical rule.
Which of the following groups had closer ties with the British than the French in the mid-1700s? 1.the Huron 2.the Ottawa 3.the Iroquois Confederacy 4.the Algonquin
In which spiritual concept do most Hindus believe? A)Four Noble Truths B)Eight-fold path C)reincarnation D)caste
Emily Dickinson and Gwendolyn Brooks were born __________. within the same decade one year apart during the American Civil War in different centuries
Biomes can be classified geographically. Please select the best answer from the choices provided T F
Which term best describes Russia’s transition to a market economy? compromised successful difficult corrupt
Why did the Zimmermann Telegram between Germany and Mexico concern the United States? A)Germany promised to supply Mexico with U-boats to attack American commercial ships. B)Germany promised to set up a king in Mexico undermining democracy in the Americas. C)Germany promised to help Mexico reconquer Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. D)Germany promised to invade the United States across the Texas-Mexico border.
Which of the following tends to increase when a country is becoming more democratic? resources poverty literacy crime
Which of the following is not one of the themes frequently depicted during the Harlem Renaissance? a. liberation b. suffering c. freedom d. intellectual power
Explain the role played by consumers , business and government in a market economy HINT: focus on the factor and product markets
What was not true about the korean war the soviets provided support to north korea north korea claimed sovereignty of the entire Korean peninsula the war was at a stalemate by the end of 1951 the UN supported a police action The peace treaty was signed in 1953
What role did Prussia play in reforming education within the united states? War with Prussia encouraged the united states to begin reforms after realizing literacy was a problem for many soldiers. Prussia sent a number of poorly educated immigrants to the U.S., which caused reforms to focus on achievement. reformers in the U.S. adopted aspects of the Prussian education system, such as compulsory schooling and grade levels. the Prussian ambassador to the U.S. was an outspoken education reformer who collaborated with Horace Mann.
Select all that apply. In what five ways did the United States counter Soviet threats to free nations? Korean conflict the Bay of Pigs NATO and SEATO Marshall Plan Sino-Soviet Pact Vietnam
Which of the following groups tended to favor tariffs? northern industrialists western farmers southern planters enslaved workers
How does the text structure of "wilson's war message to congress" help to support his message? wilson focuses on a single fact to convince congress to go to war against germany. wilson presents both his opinions and facts to make a clear argument for war against germany. wilson offers only his opinions on why entering world war i is a strategic move. wilson details his viewpoint of the situation using little factual information?
Which statement best describes the political structure of the ancient Chavíns? The Chavíns developed city-states that were powerful but independent. The Chavín civilization included different groups unified under a single religion. The Chavín civilization was ruled by an emperor and had about four hundred tribute states. The Chavíns were run by representatives from different city-states.
What was unique about Roger Williams’s Rhode Island colony?It was settled by people who wanted religious freedom.It was settled by people who were looking for Virginia.It was the only New England colony to tolerate people of all religions.It was the only New England colony with separation of church and state.
What is an essential government role in market economies? to control prices and costs to prevent monopolies and collusion to provide luxury items to market goods and services
Which new technology has most improved classroom instruction? e-mail social media tablet computers interactive whiteboards
Suburbs tended to have: A. many jobs. B. not enough water. C. little diversity. D. few high-income areas.
During which period did the great migration mainly occur? A.1920-1940 B.1910-1930 C. 1890-1910 D. 1880-1900