As leader of the SNCC, who promoted the idea of Black Power? Stokely Carmichael Huey Newton Malcolm X Bobby Seale

QUESTION POSTED AT 03/12/2019 - 12:25 PM

Answered by admin AT 03/12/2019 - 12:25 PM

The correct answer is "Stokely Carmichael". Kwame Ture, or with his born name Stokely Carmichael, was a prominent advocated of civil rights. He was the leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and his ideas lead to the development of the Black Power movement. Carmichael served as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and was a leader of the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP)-

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Who were stonewall jackson albert johnston and george pickett? a. Confederate military leader b. Military leaders from organized territories c. Union military leaders d. military leaders from border states

All of these men were "a. Confederate military leaders," during the American Civil War, although it should be noted that Albert Johnson had also been an officer in the United States Army. 

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QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:51 PM

Which of the following people is observing one of the Five Pillars of Islam? A. A student studies hard to earn a place as an adviser to a sultan. B. A store owner gives away some of his most valuable goods to the poor. C. An emperor conquers many different countries to prove himself as the most powerful Muslim. D. A priest studies Islamic holy books but does not believe that prayer is necessary.

Answer:

B. A store owner gives away some of his most valuable goods to the poor.

Explanation:

The Five Pilars of Islam are the basic things every Muslim must satisfy in order to have a good and responsible life.

In this case by giving away his goods, the store owner is following the Zakat or the giving of alms. They think that wealth must be shared with those in need in their community of believers. So by giving the poor his goods he is helping them.

The other pillars are:

- The Sahadah or profession of faith

- Salat or daily prayers

- Saum, in which they fast during Ramadan

- Hajj or peregrination to Mecca

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:48 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:48 PM

Which French Protestant leader's ideas spread to the Netherlands, Scotland, and central Europe? a. Thomas More b. John Calvin c. Machiavelli d. John Tetzel

The correct answer is B.

John Calvin (1509 – 1564) was a very active French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He has a prominent role in the development of a Christian doctrine, that would be subsequently denominated calvinism.

His ideas broke with those of the Roman Catholic church. He implemented new systems for the goverment of the church and for conducting liturgy. His ideas spread to Netherlands, Scotland, and other territories in central Europe, such as Switzerland.


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QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:46 PM

What was the main purpose of the Black Codes?

to preserve white supremacy

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:44 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:44 PM

Who became the leader of Jamestown after John Smith? A) Thomas Dale B) John Rolfe C) Pocahontas D) Sir Walter Raleigh

It was "Thomas Dale" who became the leader of Jamestown after John Smith, although it should be noted that depending on the type of authority you're referring to, there was a period where Mr. Gale was in charge. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:43 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:43 PM

Which descriptions of Isaac Newton are true? Choose all answers that are correct. a. developed three laws of motion b. improved the telescope, thermometer, and compass c. was the most admired and celebrated scientist of his time d. proved that the earth revolves around the sun

A and D. Newton developed the three laws of motion, which were the Law of Inertia, a law regarding acceleration, and the law that states for every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction. Newton was the most admired and celebrated scientist of time. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:43 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:43 PM

What early Civil Rights leader was famous for his "Atlanta Compromise Speech"? A) W.E.B. DuBois B) A. Philip Randolph C) Booker T. Washington<-----? D) Martin Luther King, Jr.

It was "Booker T. Washington" who was the Civil Rights leader famous for his "Atlanta Compromise Speech", although he faced many critics for the speech, including fellow activist W. E. B. Du Bois.

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:40 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:40 PM

What idea about government did the Founding Fathers include in the Preamble to the Constitution?

The main idea about government that the Founding Fathers included in the Preamble to the Constitution was that it was to be "for the people"--meaning that the people were ultimately in charge of their own government, which was meant to be in stark contrast to the British monarchy. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:40 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:40 PM

What powerful american symbols came out of the war of 1812?

The most powerful and recognizable American symbol that came out of the war of 1812 was that character of "Uncle Sam," who was used by the government and others to inspire patriotism. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:39 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:39 PM

How did Qin Shi Huangdi create the first unified Chinese empire? a. He won the loyalty and respect of his people. b. He promoted Confucianism. c. He crushed all resistance to his policies. d. He created alliances.

One of the main ways in which Qin Shi Huangdi created the first unified Chinese empire was that "crushed all resistance to his policies," since he aggressively pursued the throne from a very young age. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:39 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:39 PM

How did southern states react to the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 A. They felt they had no voice in national government B. They were unhappy, but accepted the new president as their leader C. They seceded and elected Breckinridge as president D. They called for a nation wide recount of votes

Answer;
C. they seceded and elected Breckinridge as president.
Southern states react to the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 is that: They seceded and elected Breckinridge as president.

Explanation;
Southern states were not prepared to have a Republican president especially not Abraham Lincoln who raised serious questions about slavery. Lincoln was against the spread of slavery, and made his position in public. Prior to Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, the southern states had already threatened to secede. After the elections, and by the time he was giving his inauguration speech in 1861, seven southern states lived up to their threats and seceded.  

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:35 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:35 PM

Only ideas that have been proved through repeated observations and experiments should be accepted. This statement describes a development of thought during which period? a. Reformation b. Scientific Revolution c. Renaissance d. Glorious Revolution

This statement describes a development of thought during the "Scientific Revolution," since this brought about a reliance on observable data rather than relying on religious dogma and superstition. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:34 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:34 PM

What was the American military leader at the battle of new Orleans?

It was "Andrew Jackson" who was the American Military leader at the battle of new Orleans, and his efforts here would help solidify his reputation as an American hero in later years. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:33 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:33 PM

Which noble with a passion for adventure used his position in Portugal to promote seafaring expeditions? a. Prince Henry b. King Ferdinand c. Bartolomeu Diaz d. Ferdinand Magellan

It was "d. Ferdinand Magellan" who used his position in Portugal to promote seafaring expeditions. Magellan was one of the most prominent explorers in history and is still cited in many navigation tactics to this day.

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:33 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:33 PM

Which of the following best explains the difference between an absolute monarchy and a republic? A. An absolute monarchy is ruled by a single individual; a republic elects representatives to make decisions. B. An absolute monarchy is run by many wealthy citizens; a republic is operated by a wealthy individual. C. An absolute monarchy has a two-party system; a republic has a single-party system. D. An absolute monarchy is ruled by a small group of citizens; a republic concentrates power in one individual.

The best option in terms of the difference between an absolute monarchy and a republic would be that "A. An absolute monarchy is ruled by a single individual; a republic elects representatives to make decisions," since many republics were formed for the reason of doing away with such monarchies. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:32 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:32 PM

What role did martin luther and his ideas play in the reformation

Martin Luther started the entire Protestant Reformation, since his ideas revolved around the idea that the Catholic Church had become corrupt, was was losing what it meant to have a true, pure, relationship with God. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM

Which of the following ideas was popularized in the United States by William Blackstone? A. The U.S. government should be divided into three equal branches. B. The United States should declare its independence from Great Britain. C. Those accused of crimes should be considered innocent until proven guilty. D. The government does not have the right to limit a person's speec

One of the main ideas that was popularized in the United States by William Blackstone was that "C. Those accused of crimes should be considered innocent until proven guilty," since one of Blackstone's most famous comments was that "It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer."

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM

What role did martin luther and his ideas play in the reformation

Martin Luther was in fact the major founder o the Protestant Reformation--beginning with his famous "95 Thesis" which outlined why he believed the Church had "lost its way," and become corrupt and misguided. He was especially against the sale of indulgences. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:24 PM

Which is an accurate description of Francis Drake? a. He established the first permanent 1 settlement in the Americas. b. He introduced a new area of mathematics called calculus. c. He raided Spanish treasure ships and was knighted by Elizabeth I. d. He promoted the importance of observation and experimentation in science

The correct answer is C. Francis Drake was an English corsair and explorer. He led numerous expeditions of the Royal Navy in Spain and in the Indies, was the second person to circumnavigate the world in a single expedition, after Elcano, and participated in the attack on Cádiz in 1587, the defeat of the Invincible Armada and the failed attack on La Coruña in 1589, among others. He was and remains a controversial figure. At a time when England and Spain were facing each other militarily, he was considered a pirate by the Spanish authorities, while in England he was valued as a corsair, honored as a hero and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:21 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:21 PM

The primary purpose of administrative laws are: a. to protect citizens rights b. to define structure and power of government agencies c. to ensure basic human rights in international treaties d. to maintain order and protect citizens

The primary purpose of administrative laws are "b. to define structure and power of government agencies," since in order for these agencies to do their job effectively, they must have limits and orders set on their power by Congress. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:15 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:15 PM

Which of the following documents is a foundation for the American values of self-government and limited power? a. the 1 Bill of Rights b. the Mayflower Compact c. the Virginia Declaration of Rights d. the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

It would be "d. the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut," that is considered the foundation for the American values of self-government and limited power, since this was one of the major inspirations for the American Constitution. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:13 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:13 PM

Which statement is an accurate description of the U.S. Constitution? a. It proclaimed that “we the people” are the source of the basic law of the land. b. It named George Washington as the new country's president-for-life. c. It was copied almost word for word from the French Constitution. d. It established a federal government with two branches of power.

The best statement from the list would be that the US Constitution "a. It proclaimed that “we the people” are the source of the basic law of the land," since the Founding Fathers wanted to sovereignty of the nation to come from the people themselves, not a potential despot. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:06 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:06 PM

An example of a Government power shared by the National and state government is the power to

An example of a Government power shared by the National and state government is the power to tax and borrow money.

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:05 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:05 PM

A potential cost for a government leader using a cost-benefit analysis is

A potential cost for a government leader using a cost-benefit analysis is that the leader will fail to consider all the variables that will contribute to the outcome of whatever he or she is planning, since it is often hard to anticipate all possible scenarios in such an analysis. 

ANSWERED AT 15/12/2019 - 10:59 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 10:59 PM

Mark the statement if it describes how Rome's common people reacted to the problems that they experienced. Choose all answers that are correct. a. They banded together, called themselves plebeians, and demanded political power. b. They left Rome and built their own city. c. They refused to fight in the army. d. They refused to repay their debt and reclaimed any land they had lost.

One of the ways in which Rome's common people reacted to the problems that they experienced was that "a. They banded together, called themselves plebeians, and demanded political power," since it was becoming clear that they indeed had political power. 

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QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 10:58 PM

Which statements accurately explain why the Renaissance began in the Italian city-states? Choose all answers that are correct. a. Italy is in a good, central location for business and commerce so traders maintained contact with people and ideas from other places. b. Italian city-states were unified under one central government long before most other European countries, and that allowed the government to sponsor the arts. c. Italy had been the center of the Roman Empire, and people there saw Roman ruins and knew about the classics. D Pope Pious X built an art school in Florence th

The statements that best explain why the Renaissance began in the Italian city-states would be that "a. Italy is in a good, central location for business and commerce so traders maintained contact with people and ideas from other places" and "Italy had been the center of the Roman Empire, and people there saw Roman ruins and knew about the classics," although a greater example is that there were many rich patrons who were willing to subsidize many art projects and artists. 

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