Brandon Ruffin

City: Erie, Pennsylvania
University: Wilson College

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Patient Interview

The first step in the examination process is the patient interview. TRUE When recording in a patient’s chart, summarize what the patient says in your own words. FALSE Passive listening is listening to and thinking about what the patient says and responding. FALSE A patient’s agitation and raising of his voice in anger can be […]

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Chapter 17 American History

imperialism the economic and political domination of a strong nation over other weaker nations nationalism devotion to one’s nation annex to join a new territory to an existing country george washington’s farewell address said to steer clear of permanent alliances with other countries monroe doctrine (both parts) -Originally meant that the United States declared itself […]

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AP World History 5A Chapter 22 – Guided Reading

\”Enclosure movement\” Occurred when Rich landowners consolidated their holding and got a title to the common which had been a treat and improve the soil to create better livestock and introduce properties. This enclosure movement and sharecroppers and the landless farm laborers all Street tools these \”Putting-out system\” system of merchant- capitalists \”putting out\” raw […]

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World History Chapter 4 Test

What two geographic features played a specially significant role in the development of Greek history? Mountains and the sea. About what percent of Greece was mountains, and what impact did it have on Greek communities? 80% and caused Greek communities to develop unequally and independently from each other. The small size of independent communities had […]

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CRIMINOLOGY UNIT 3 Q&A’S

Crimes against persons include assault, robbery and the threat of nonphysical harm. true A homicide in which the offender wanted to physically hurt the victim but did not mean to kill the victim is categorized as __________. second degree murder Crime statistics show that arson is the most frequent property crime. false What type of […]

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WHS AP US History Ch 9

Which statemet regarding the american electorate durring the 1820s is true? A. the right to vote was expanded to include many more white males B. the right to vote was restricted to property owners C. married white women had the right to vote but could not hold elected office D.changes in votion rights occurred first […]

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CLEP – US History 1 (practice test 1’s incorrect answers; part 2)

Homestead Act 1862: 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years & pay $25. Albany Plan 1754: Benjamin Franklin. Delegates who were sent approved, colonies did not. \”Unite or Die\” Middle Passage Route in between the western ports of Africa to the Caribbean and southern U.S. that […]

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OFL World History Unit 6

proletariat the workers Marxist believed that the industrial class of workers would form a \”dictatorship of the proletariat\” Bolsheviks supported a small number of committed revolutionaries willing to sacrifice everything for change soviet local councils consisting of workers, peasants, and soldiers soviets had more influence than the provisional government Kuomintang the Nationalist Party that pushed […]

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APHG4

1) The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of a group of people is a A) custom. B) popular culture. C) habit. D) taboo. 2) A repetitive act performed by an individual is a A) custom. B) popular culture. C) habit. D) taboo. 3) In contrast to folk culture, […]

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AP World History, Classical Civilizations

Classical Civilizations Civilizations that has enduring influence over vast numbers of people. Main Accomplishment of Zhou China Expanded Chinese territory to include the Yangtse River valley, adding fertile rice growing area. Main Accomplishments of Qin China Chinese territory expanded as far as Northern Vietnam, construction of a defensive wall (not the Great Wall,) standardized coins, […]

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Unit 4 Modern World History OFL

Imperialism A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, economically, or socially Racism The belief that one race is superior to others Social Darwinism The application if Charles Darwin’s ideas about evolution and \”survival of the fittest\” to human societies – particularly as justification for imperialist expansion Boer A Dutch […]

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Four Major Eras of American Political Parties

Era of the Democrats 1800-1860 Federalist disappeared by 1816 – the whig party was somewhat success during this era Era of the Republicans 1860-1932 Lincoln helped the Republicans jump from 3rd party to major party Return of the Democrats 1932-1968 Great depression reached the Republicans Party The Start of a New Era 1968-Present No party […]

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Chapter 12 US History Study Guide

Black Codes Laws designed to keep freedmen in slave-like conditions Ku Klux Clan initial goal was to play practical jokes on former slaves. a secret organization of White Protestant Americans, mainly in the South, who use violence against Black people, Jewish people, and other minority groups. Fourteenth Amendment (June 1866) – citizenship to all naturally […]

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Week 3 Assignment

Scientists believe they know the average global temperature over the last 160,000 years. Which property of the ice core samples from Antarctica provides this information? the thickness the carbon dioxide concentration the 1H/2H ratio the temperature *Think about which of these would be a component of rain and snow. the 1H/2H ratio Neither N2 nor […]

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Modern World Holt World History

John Locke Government protects individual life, liberty and property. US Declaration of Independence = life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. If government doesn’t protect these rights, the people have the right to overthrow the government. Social contract theory. Rene Descartes He was the leader of the scientific revolution His ideas led to great advances in […]

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Unit 10: Test

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia Which of the following nations are located along the Pacific Ring of Fire? Choose all that apply. Indonesia China Philippines Malaysia Myanmar Thailand Mekong Which of the following is not one of the main rivers in South Asia? Ganges Indus Brahmaputra Mekong Indo-Gangetic India is home to the ______ Plain. Myanmar Which […]

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US History: Chapter 18 Vocab

United Nations (UN) an international peacekeeping organization to which most nations in the world belong, founded in 1945 to promote world peace, security, and economic development. satellite nation a country that is dominated politically and economically by another nation containment * the blocking of another nation’s attempts to spread its influence—especially the efforts of the […]

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Chapter 3 World History

India On Indian subcontinent; cut off from Asia by Himalayan Mts. Harappa and Mohenjo Daro Major Cities at were well planned with wide roads, water systems and storage houses Vedas Aryans great works of religious literature Brahmins Priest who conduct Indo-Aryan religious rituals Upanishads Collection of explanations and teachings that became basis for Hindu religion […]

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the evolutionary history of biodiversity

What is phylogeny? The evolutionary history of a species or group of related species. What is systematics? A discipline that focuses on classifying organisms and their evolutionary relationships. (fossils, morphology, genes, molecular evidence) What is taxonomy? An ordered division of organisms into categories based on a set of characteristics assessing similarities and differences. binomial nomenclature […]

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Western Civilization to 1648 (HIST-1500) Ch. 7

Justinian’s longest lasting reform was the: Organization and codification of Roman law. Why did Justinian try to reconquer the Western Roman Empire? Because he sought to revive and reconstruct wholly the old empire. Why did Justinian’s reconquest of the Western Roman Empire fail? The costs associated with conquering and defending the vast western empire were […]

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IB History Paper 2 Topic 1 Review Critical Essay

what are the characteristics of total war (6) -using civilians in war effort -targeting of civilians -all weapons available -large fighting force -government control of key aspects -govt control of media total war examples (5) -korean war (for koreans) -vietnam war (for vietnamese) -sino-japanese war -iran-iraq war -russo-japanese war aspects of limited war (4) -confining […]

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AP World History Ways of the World

Venus Figurines May had religious significance; exaggerated carvings of women Dreamtime a complex world view of Australian Aboriginal people that held that current humans live in a vibration or echo of ancestral happenings. Clovis Culture Named after distinct stone tools found in Clovis, New Mexico; earliest widespread and distinctive culture of North America named from […]

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