Why We Had to Drop the Bomb Questions
1. While President Harry Truman did have time to consider other options than the bomb, being
that he moved the date up 4 months, I think dropping the bomb was the right choice. Yes, he
Chapter 14-15 Possible Short Answer Questions-You will have 2-3 worth a total of 9 points.
Describe mtDNA. Why is it only maternal? (3 pts)
mtDNA is DNA that is found in the mitochondria. It is only maternal meaning coming only fro
Chapter 13 Notes
13.1 Heredity and Environment
Organisms are products of their heredity and of their surroundings.
Studies of twins can help separate the effects of inheritance and the environment.
Identical twins have the same gen
Chapter 19 Notes
19.1 Fossil Evidence
The idea of biological evolution did not start or end with Charles Darwins publication of The
Origin of Species in 1859.
Charles Darwin stands out because his book introduced evolution as a tes
Chapter 10 Notes
10.1 Beginnings of the Embryo
Development of most new animals begins with fertilization, the union of a sperm and an
The sperm and egg are also called gametes.
Animal sperm cells are usually very small and hav
Trapped: Lyndon Johnson and the Nightmare of Vietnam
LARRY L. KING
The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial episodes in United States history.
American involvement in that conict began with Truman and persisted through
Chapter 17 Notes
17.1 The Big Bang
Measurements of light coming from deep space indicate that the stars and galaxies are rapidly
moving away from each other.
In the 1920s, Edwin Hubble studied light from distant galaxies to test th
Gene Therapy Might Be the Best, and Perhaps Only,
Chance at Curing Brain Diseases; The decades-old
treatment that was until recently thought too dangerous to
work could be our only hope
Newsweek. 166.17 (May 6, 2016): From General OneFile
The Empire of My Heart Questions to Consider
1. I was not surprised at some of the things that happened in the story. Back then, women were not
looked at with as much respect and those kinds of things were not looked down upon. I w
A New Birth of Freedom
Trumpet of Conscience: Martin Luther King Jr.
1. Martin Luther King Jr. had realized anger was not the answer. Mahatma Gandhi had embraced
nonviolence in part to subdue his own violent nature. This was a prof
Chapter 14 Notes
14.1 Understanding Gene Functions
Research in genetics, as in any field of science, builds on the work of previous scientists.
New evidence, such as the discovery of introns, is used to retest and adjust existing
Long Essay Question
Causes of the Cold War
In 1945, World War Two may have ended, but there were many conflicts that were far from resolved. The world saw the division
of the Allied Powers, with America and Great Brita
"The Empire of My l-leart":The Marriage of William Byrd II
and Lucy Parke Byrd
PAULA A. TRECKEL~ "
In the lively and original setectio~i that follows, Paula A. Treckel concludes "that the men
and wo~en of the past were, ~er all, only human." ~at is an doq
Cold War: The Ike Age
3rd paragraph introduction
Why do you think that historians have recently changed their views on Eisenhower all of the sudden? What
evidence do you think was double checked for this decisi
Perils of the Cold War
Harry Truman: One Tough Son-of-a-Bitch of a Man
1. Harry Truman was the type of guy that acted on how he wanted to act. He wasnt very
intimidating at first glance, but he could sure pack a punch. In 1946, he
Honors Biology Exam Review
Chapter 7 (13)
1. Vascular plants- vascular plants have specialized tissue, known as vascular tissue, that consists of
cells joined into tubes that transport water and nutrients throughout the body of a plant. They have
THE term genetically modified organism (GMO) is almost guaranteed to spark debate in the news
and social media, on internet message boards and at the water cooler. Now, the work of a faculty
researcher in Pennsylvania State University's College
Chapter 15 Notes
15.1 The Genome Projects
An organisms genome consists of all of its genetic information.
An international organization called the Human Genome Organization was formed to
coordinate human genome research around the w