Confrontations between business owners and workers seeking higher wages or job
security led to conflicts
A nationwide, coordinated strike of rail workers in 1877 shut down two-thirds of the
Big businesses prevailed aga
The US Civil War
11 southern states withdrew from the Union in 1860 and 1861 affirming their right to
dissolve from the Union and support their states rights
By the mid 19th century the southern states were the world's major source of cotton and
The Building of American States
The United States expanded westward absorbing all temperate lands of North America
US was an unstable society composed of varied regions with diverse economic and social
Differences over slavery and rights of
China Civil War
The leader of the Guomindang became Jiang Jieshi after the death of Sun Yatsen
Jiang did not hold a vision for a social revolution involving the masses of China so he
launched a political and military offensive known as the Northern Expe
Mansa Musa and Islam
Upon his return from his pilgrimage, Mansa Musa built mosques mostly in trading cities that
were frequently visited by Muslim merchants and he ent promising student to study with
distinguished Islamic scholars in north Africa
African Society And Cultural Development
Land of enormous diversity with hundreds of languages and variety of societies and economies
such as mobile bands of hunting and gathering peoples, fishing peoples who lived alongside the
continents lakes and coas
Political and Diplomatic Travel
Marco Polo was appointed governor by Khubilai Khan over the large trading city
Marco Polo represented Kubilai Khans interests in diplomatic missions, Marco polo also
supplemented his mercantile ventures with vari
Cash management is the most liquid in all current assets, and is obviously the most imperative
current assets in meeting currents obligations such as payroll, supplies etc. Cash managements
goal is to practice and ensure that the organization has enough o
Health IT success story: Portal enhances patient-centered preventative care
Health IT success story: Using IT to fight care fragmentation
Health IT success: Quality measures for interoperable electronic health records
Select one of these cases and addres
Clearly the president believes that the Affordable Care Act has been a resounding
success, with quantifiable benefits in these types of very specific areas. But we just don't
see evidence that the American people agree. In fact, the most important conclus
Health Care System in Turmoil
Discuss why the current health care system is in turmoil. Identify two major problems of health care
and analyze the impact of each of the chosen problems on consumers and the community. Describe
the benefits and risks of nat
How is the Patient and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the Health Care Reform Act)
likely to reshape financial arrangements between hospitals, physicians, and other
providers if Medicare makes a single payment for all care received by a beneficiary from
Organizations have acceptable data quality which is crucial for operational and transactional
processes and their reliability for Business Analytics (BA) and Business Intelligence (BI)
reporting. Furthermore the quality of data is affected by the way its
Chinas Search for Order
1911 revolution did not produce a stable government, caused state to go to a state of
political anarchy and economic disintegration
Warlords had established themselves as provincial/regional rulers, but the central
Economic Expansion in the United States
British investment capital in the U.S proved crucial to the early stages of industrial
development by helping business people establish a textile industry
It also spurred expansion as entrepreneurs
Designed to root out the revisionism Mao perceived in Chinese life
The elite were the major targets of the Red Army
Came to power in 1981, moderated Maos commitment to Chinese self sufficiency and
isolation and engi
Final Exam: Passages
May 24, 2015
You may use your computers, books, and notes for this portion of the exam. You need to
know, though, that I will be submitting both your passage responses and your essay to
In The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author uses human nature to depict
imperfection, while making his point that we should learn to deal with imperfection, rather
than try and strive for perfection, and i
English II H
Mashenka Character Sketch:
Mashenka is a governess is Russia in the 1800s. She is a young, proud and sensitive
woman, who feels she has been greatly insulted.
In Hard Times by Charles Dickens, he comments on the so
1.To whom does the Mariner tell his tale?
He tells his story to men who are walking into a wedding. He could tell by the look in his
2. Where is his listener going when the Mariner stops him?
He is going to a friends wedding.
1. Describe how Victors parents met?
His farther was best friends with a man named Beufort who had a daughter.
When Beufort died victor took care of her and they eventually get married.
2. Describe victors upbringing?
He was wealthy, and had was very love
The Canterbury Tales Analysis
Entertaining stories have a lot of different aspects. The Pardoners Tale and
the Wife of Baths Tale have an entertaining plotline. The Pardoners Tale ends in an
ironic twist when all three of the m
1) Describe the following characters
a. mother- insensitive and demanding
b. freddy- nice, helpful, submissive
c. daughter- a worse version of the mother
2) The flower girl is naturally pretty, but due to her clothing and lake of upkeep, s
1. In Sonnet 1 ("Happy Ye Leaves"), what are the three things that the speaker adddresses?
1. The ideas of a poet
2. His lady
3. Lily hands
2. In Sonnet 35 ("My Hungry Eyes"), why does love bring pain to the speaker?
English Q1 Notes
1. The Anglo-Saxons wrote poems called elegies
Elegies -mournful lyrical poems about loss.
2. Elements of elegies
A- Kenning- renamings (star quarterback)
B. Caesura- Line Break
C. Alliteration- repetition of initial consonant sounds
Act I, Scene 1 - Three Witches
1. When are the three Witches to meet again and for what purpose?
2. What do you suppose is suggested by the line, Fair is foul, and foul is fair?
Act I, Scene 2 - King Duncan and His Sons, D