Why did the United States largely shy away from imperialism prior to 1890?
How did the invention of the Gutenberg press affect the Renaissance? A. Printed books became shorter in length and easier to read.
B. Printed books were more available and more affordable.
C. More people were able to see printed pictures of Renaissance art.
D. More people were able to learn to read in classical languages.
The correct answer is B) Printed books were more available and more affordable.
The Gutenberg press allowed for the mass development of books at a significantly lower price. Instead of having to rewrite books by hands, individuals could now use this machine to produce books. This meant that books were no longer limited to rich individuals. Rather, more citizens in Europe could afford these texts. This helped to increase the literacy rate in Europe during this time.
Evaluate one viewpoint on each of the following in the Andes and the pampas The environment, globalization, and economic growth
The Andes and the pampas in South America has had different ''destinies'' in the recent decades.
While the Andes have been largely preserved, the pampas has been mostly ruined in its original state.
The Andes region had seen economic rise, and the economic rise is largely from tourism. The tourism has developed mainly because they are well preserved, the nature is excellent condition, and there's lot of interesting sites on them that are very attractive. The globalization process helped a lot for the promotion of the tourism and the ever growing number of tourist visiting the region, as well as the preservation of the environment and the strict rules and charges if someone damages it.
The pampas region, from environmental point of view, has been largely destroyed. The once vast spaces of thick grasslands are mostly non-existent nowadays. On the other hand, the region has been transformed into agricultural land, so it has experienced economic boom. The economic growth has also largely been helped with the globalization, as big portion of the products from this very fertile regions are exported.
The Soviet Union and the United States nearly went to war with each other in 1962 when the United States discovered Soviet missiles on the island of Cuba. This event, called the Cuban Missile Crisis, was resolved peacefully after several days of negotiations between U.S. and Soviet leaders. A microhistorical approach to the Cuban Missile Crisis might study:
A. a single day of the crisis that fits into a pattern of bigger problems between the two countries.
B. the geographic features and location of Cuba that affected where the Soviet Union placed missiles.
C. the life of one person who was briefly involved in the negotiations that ended the crisis.
D. cultural differences between the United States and the Soviet Union that contributed to the crisis.
What did the separate-but-equal legal doctrine affect
A) African American education. employment, and public activities
This is the correct answer on Edmentum and Plato.
The other choices were
A) African American education, employment, and public activities
B) African American and White Employment
C) White Immigrants voting rights
D) Women's voting rights
Which law did the Mayflower Compact directly impact?
What is desalination? In a short paragraph, describe the benefits of desalination as a resolution to water crises in the Middle East. What are the drawbacks of this system?
Desalination is like filtering, it is the process of turning salt water in normal drinkable water. Desalination helps middle east countries find a realiable drinking source...Altough it has many advanteges, desalination is a really expensive process that is unaffordable in some countries. It is still a developing process, so it's not yet reliable.
History in what state were the naval oil reserves that became an issue during the term of the potus whose middle name was gamaliel?
In 1921, President Warren Gamaliel Harding issued an executive order that transfer control of Teapot Dome Oil Field in Natrona County, Wyoming, and the Elk Hills and Buena Vista Oil Fields in Kern County, California, from the Navy Department to the Department of the Interior.
All of the following are characteristics of terrorism EXCEPT: A. Its goal is to achieve political or social change.
B. Its targets are symbolic—that is, generally not military or law-enforcement.
C. Its goal is to always kill as many innocent people as possible.
D. Its purpose is to draw attention to a cause.
Answer: A. It's goal is to achieve political or social change.