Kenneth Wheeler

City: The Dalles, Washington
University: University of Washington Bothell

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A15 – Universe

Some of the objects listed following are generally considered to be single (individual) astronomical objects; others are thought of as collections of many individual astronomical objects. Match these to the appropriate category. Single astronomical objects: Comet, Star, Planet Collections of astronomical objects: Supercluster, Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, Galaxy Listed following is a set of […]

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Political Purposes of Art

Political power An influence, usually political, or authority over others. The King used his political powers to rule the small but growing country. Medium Material used in a work of art. Painting was the medium used by court artists to depict rulers portraits. Motif A recurring element in a work of art. A single or […]

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AP World History Chapter 25

Toussaint L’Overture Led Haiti slave rebellion Mask of Ferdinand Latin American movements that allegedly supported the Bourbon monarch Miguel de Hidalgo Mexican priest who started revolution among Native Americans and mestizos Augustin Iturbide Conservative Creole officer in Mexican army who signed agreement with insurgent forces of independence; proclaimed emperor of Mexico Simon Bolivar Creole military […]

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World History Chapter 2

Fertile Crescent A crescent shaped area of fertile land that encompasses Mesopotamia, and land next to the Mediterranean Sea down to Egypt and the Nile River valley. Mesopotamia This was the site of one of the first advanced civilizations. Meaning ‘Land between the rivers’ in Greek, it incompases the area between the Tigris and Euphrates […]

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AP World Indian Ocean Trade

Silk Roads Land and ocean trade routes that linked Eurasia Why did the Silk Road begin where it did? The pastoral peoples’ demands for food. Why are political systems important for trade? They organized trade and provided security How were goods transported along the Silk Road to sustain the networks of exchange among its diverse […]

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POLISCI (1-3)

In order to be a good citizen, it is most critical to possess knowledge The willingness to be restrained by the power of social institutions, but not political or legal institutions, is a hallmark of a(n) ______ regime. authoritarian According to the text, what is the goal of politics? to have a say in the […]

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French classroom commands

asseyez-vous (ah-say-ay-voo) sit down levez la main (leh-vay la mehn raise your hand faites attention (fet ah tahn syah) pay attention écoutez et répétez (ay-koo-tay ay ray-pay-tay) listen and repeat sortez (soh-tay) take out un papier (uhn pah-pyay) a piece of paper un stylo (uhn steel-oh) a pen un crayon (uhn cray-ahn) a pencil le […]

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Teacher Tenure Research

Before Massachusetts introduced teacher tenure in 1886, women were sometimes dismissed for getting married, becoming pregnant, wearing pants, or being out too late in the evenings procon.org In a June 1, 2009 study by the New Teacher Project, 86% of school administrators said \”they do not always pursue dismissal\” of poorly performing teachers because of […]

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Exam 4 Answer Key

A. a set of people related by blood, marriage (or some other agreed-upon relationship), or adoption who share the responsibility for reproducing and caring for members of society Which of the following does the text define as a family? A. a set of people related by blood, marriage (or some other agreed-upon relationship), or adoption […]

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Ch. 12 Interpersonal Communications

Friendship A voluntary relationship that provides social support Mutual Romance Both partners want the friendship to turn romantic Strictly Platonic Neither partner wants the friendship to turn romantic Desires romance one partner wants romance but fears the friend does not Rejects Romance One partner does not want romance but thinks the friend does Expectancy violations […]

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Ch.1 The Sociological Point of view

Symbolic interaction interaction between people that takes place through the use of symbols Theory a systematic explanation of the relationship among phenomena Karl Marx the sociologist who believed that the economy influences social structure Functionalist perspective theoretical perspective that views society as a set of interrelated parts that work together to produce a stable social […]

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Sociology Chapter 3 : Social Stratification

Social Stratification Ranking of people and the rewards they receive based on objective criteria, often including wealth, power and / or prestige. Income Money received for work or through investments. Wealth All your material possessions, including income. Power Ability to carry out your will and impose it on others. Delegated Means given or assigned. Power […]

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Consumer Economics: Ch 3 Test

Laissez Faire abstention by governments from interfering in the workings of the free market OSHA government agency who protects construction workers and job sites EPA federal agency responsible for enforcing laws that protect the environment; guarantee clean air and water and a safe environment EEOC protects against discrimination against minorities (race and gender) SEC government […]

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Federal Government Chapter 13 Review

By 2010, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid together accounted for _________ of the federal budget. 40% The two main federal bureaucracies responsible for social welfare policies and programs are the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. In this landmark case, the Supreme Court ruled that Congress has […]

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25.3 – Social Concerns in the 1980s

AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome; virus that destroys the immune system and weakens the body so that it is prone to infections and normally rare cancers Webster v. Reproductive Health Care Services in this case the Supreme Court ruled that states had the right to impose new restrictions on abortion Nancy Reagan first lady who […]

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Sociology Exam 3 cont’d

Polish Americans, Russian Americans, and Greek Americans are examples of ethnic groups __________ is a process by which members of subordinate racial and ethnic groups become absorbed into the dominant culture. assimilation __________ mobility is the social movement of individuals within their own lifetime. intragenerational While race refers to _____ considered important by a society, […]

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APUS Chapter 4 Review

What people swarmed to mid-Atlantic colonies German families from Ireland and Rhineland Explain what New England did to forests and who they fed Cleared the forest for timber which was used in boats to fish offshore to feed local population and West Indies Middle colonies had much richer ______ compared to New England soil Who […]

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Sociology C3

negative sanction punishment or the threat of punishment used to enforce conformity narcissism extreme self-centeredness discovery recognition of new uses for existing elements or a new understanding of these elements positive sanction sanction in form of award formal sanction imprisonment, fines, pay raises, and awards self fulfillment significant new value that has emerged in the […]

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Ch 1 People

Freud Theorized that our basic personality is shaped in the first 5 years of life Freud Described 5 stages of psychosexual development. Freud Theorized that our adult personality is determined by the way we resolve conflicts between sources of pleasure Erikson Theorized we develop in psychosocial stages Erikson 8 stages of development Erikson Each stage […]

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Social Studies 6.1, 6.2,6.3

The new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of the individual to solve problems was the… -intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of individuals to solve problems Enlightenment The willingness of people to hand over their rights to a ruler in exchange for law and order in […]

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Section 8.3-History

Booker T. Washington Told blacks to move slowly toward racial progresss W.E.B.Du Bois Rejected Washington’s view, urged AA to demand immediately all the rights guaranteed by the Constitution Niagara Movement Group of African American thinkers founded in 1905 that pushed for immediate racial reforms, particularly in education and voting practices NAACP Interracial organization founded in […]

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First chapter summary ( Sociology)

How do sociologists define a social problem According to sociologist, a social problem is a condition( Such as poverty) or a pattern of behavior( Such as substance abuse) that people believe warrants public concern and collective action to bring about change How do sociologist view violence Sociologist view violence as a social problem that involves […]

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