Martha Hill

City: Poughkeepsie, New York
University: United States Military Academy

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Chinese in America

Guangdong (Canton) The first major immigration wave started around the 1850s. The West Coast of North America was being rapidly colonized during the California Gold Rush, while southern China suffered from severe political and economic instability due to the weakness of the Qing Dynasty government, internal rebellions such as the Taiping Rebellion, and external pressures […]

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World History Chapter 7 Critical Essay

turnpike a private toll road enterprise a business organization in an area such as shipping, mining, railroads, or factories tenement an apartment building for the working class James Watt Improved the steam engine; making steam a more efficient source of power proletariat The working class Robert Owen Utopian socialist who set up a model community […]

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Texas History Flashcards

1519 Cortez lands in vera Cruz, Mexico. Pineda maps the Texas Coastline for the first time 1718 Mission San Antonio De Valero (Alamo) is founded. Beginning of San Antonio 1821 Stephen F. Austin brings the old 300 to Texas. Mexico declared independence from Spain 1836 Texas Declares independence. Gonzales, Alamo, Goliad, San Jacinto 1845 Texas […]

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Bio final

Zooplankton populations in Lake Erie and the Hudson River have declined by up to 70% since the arrival of zebra mussels because ________. d. zebra mussels feed on phytoplankton, which zooplankton need as a food source Individuals of a single species fighting over access to a limiting resource is one example of ________ c. intraspecific […]

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US History Chapter 11 Section 1

nationalism devotion to the interests and culture of one’s nation militarism development of armed forces and their use as a tool of diplomacy Allies consisted of Russia, France, and Britain Archduke Franz Ferdinand heir to the Austrian throne no man’s land barren expanse of mud pockmarked with shell craters and filled with barbed wire trench […]

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US History Chapter 3 Test

What effects did the Navigation Acts have on both Britain and its colonies? Made money for both Why did England take action against Massachusetts? Colonists were smuggling goods How did the colonies and Great Britain benefit from the policy of salutary neglect? GB: cash kept coming without spending time supervising and working Colonies: got wealthy […]

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World History Chapter 13

Middle Ages The era in European history that followed the fall of the Roman Empire, lasting from about 500 to 1500 – also called the medieval period. This period of time in Europe combines the classical heritage of Rome, the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church, and the customs of Germanic tribes. Franks The Germanic […]

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Parent-Teacher Communication Exam #1

Funds of knowledge Concepts that are taught to children by their parents to help them grow and thrive. These concepts can be passed along from generation to generation, and new ones can be developed as new families are formed. Family ecological systems theory The child’s development is related to experiences in the entire environment. There […]

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Kaplan Cardio Set B

The nurse understands that intermittent claudication is: a) found in venous insufficiency b) pain caused by cold c) pain caused by walking d) found only in the elderly (Kaplan, Cardio B 1/30) c) intermittent claudication is pain felt in the calves when the patient walks and is seen in arterial insufficiency (Kaplan, Cardio B 1/30) […]

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English Exam 1 Peoms

The Study of Reading Habits Philip Larkin; free verse with some rhyming The Eagle Alfred Tennyson; iambic pentameter; rhyming Dulce et decorum est Wilfred Owen; iambic pentameter; ABAB The Ballad of Birmingham Dudley Randall; Ballad The Sea Turtle and the Shark Melvin B. Tolson; free verse with rhyming Mr. Z M. Carl Holman; free verse […]

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MGMT 100, Test 5

What is a key challenge of retail management? deterring theft at checkout- \”sweethearting\”. Some retailers are using hidden and overt cameras to record cashier behavior on shift What is \”Control\”? monitoring activities What is monitoring activities? ensuring they are accomplished as planned, correcting deviation What are effective control systems? ensures activities lead to attainment of […]

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Unit 8 Industrialization

Horizontal Integration is the system of consolidation of many firms in the same business. Vertical integration allows companies to reduce costs and charge higher prices to competitors Vertical Integration benefited companies such as Carnegie Steel by allowing labor unions to participate, making fewer strikes In 1868 Horatio Alger published his first novel Street Life in […]

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Social psychology – Group Process Ch 9

group Three or more people who interact and are interdependent in the sense that their needs and goals cause them to influence each other. social roles Shared expectations in a group about how particular people are supposed to behave. group cohesiveness Qualities of a group that bind members together and promote liking between members. social […]

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ART 111/157

To gain entry to an artisan guild one had to produce a masterpiece Based on the discussion in the text, what was meant by a masterpiece in fourteenth-century Europe? a work of art that met the guild’s highest standard of quality What social change was particularly influential to the production of art in the fourteenth […]

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Chapter One The Family- Diversity, Inequality and Social Change

Genealogy The study of ancestry and family history. Families Groups of related people, bound by connections that are biological, legal or emotional. Personal Family The people to whom we feel related and who we expect to define us as members of their family. Legal Family A group of individuals related by birth, marriage or adoption. […]

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NM1101 Lecture 5: Computer-mediated Communication (CMC)

What is CMC? – the transmission and reception of messages using computers as input, storage, output, and routing devices – eg email, blogs, online forums, electronic commerce What are the key characteristics of CMC? – synchronicity (time) – social presence (social aspect) Synchronicty – concerns with time – a key characteristic of CMC Asynchronous communication […]

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Socio exam2

Basic principles of social stratification 1. a trait of society, not simply a reflection of individual differences; 2. Social stratification carries over from generation to generation 3. Social stratification is universal but variable; 4. involves inequality and beliefs Class status most American claim they are Middle class Class consiousness Awareness of ones own social status […]

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Chapter 17: Bandura – Social Cognitive Theory

Overview of Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory Bandura’s social cognitive theory takes an *agentic* perspective, meaning that humans have some limited ability to control their lives. The social cognitive theory rests on a few main assumptions. The first is: *Plasticity* That is that humans have the flexibility to learn a variety of behaviours in diverse situations […]

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Chapter 10 Cooper BCBA

The subject matter of behavior analysis Is the activity of living organisms Concerns with typical group-comparison design are 1.Group data may not represent the performance of individuals 2.Group data masks variability 3. Intra subject replication is not present Performance averages are not statistically significant Is not a concern when using group-comparison design Base line logic […]

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Sociology 9.3

Social Inequality exists in all class systems Upper Class prestigious universities (level of education) Upper Class owners of large businesses (occupation) 1% What percent of the population does the Upper Class make up? Upper Class \”Old Money\” and \”New Money\” Upper Class family name is important Upper Middle Class college or university (level of education) […]

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Anthropology Midterm

1.Which primate paleo-genus is found in the Fayum and is probably close to the ancestry of both major groups of living Old World anthropoids? Aegyptopithecus; Oligocene 2.About when did the initial hominid divergence from the African hominoids most likely occur? Later Miocene, 10-7 million years ago 3.What is a hominin’s defining characteristics? Bipedal locomotion, large […]

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The 8 Social Sciences

Sociology the study of human social behavior, or the development of how human beings behave in gruops. History The study of the past. Archeology The study of the past human life and culture by analyzing artifacts such as, graves, buildings, tools, and pottery. Psychology The science that deals with the workings of the mind. Economics […]

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