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Asked in School Subjects, Slavery

What was second middle passage?

The "Middle Passage" refers to the second leg in a triangular trading route that resulted in massive numbers of Africans being transported to America as slaves. The "Second Middle Passage" is a phrase coined to refer to the mass movement westward of slaves from the southern United States. In essence, the second middle passage can be thought of as the second of two periods during which large numbers of African slaves were moved to environments that were very alien to them -...
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Asked in School Subjects, Math and Arithmetic

How many zeros are in 34 million?

A million is 1 followed by 6 zeros, therefore 34 million is 34 followed by 6 zeros. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Poetry, Literary Terminology

What is the definition of economy in poetry?

Using as few words as possible to convey the meaning desired.
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Asked in School Subjects, Numbers

How many zeros in 8.5 million?

Five (8,500,000).
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Asked in Astronomy, School Subjects, Red Shift

Can there be purple shift aswell as blue shift and red shift?

Redshift and blueshift refer to a change in frequency of light we receive from distant objects (stars, galaxies, etc.) The light can turn different colors, and purple is one of them. However, no matter what the color the light changes to, the technical term is always "redshift" if the frequency of the light decreases (normally indicating that the object is moving away from us), and "blueshift" if it increases (normally indicating that the object is moving towards us). Blue shift and purple shift...
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Asked in School Subjects, Poetry, Definitions

How can poetry be defined?

Poetry is one of the four major literary art forms; the others are fiction, nonfiction, and drama. Poetry is the highly condensed, imaginative use of language, images, meter and rhyme to express the poet's thoughts and emotions, either in standard formats, such as the sonnet, or in much less structured, free form verse. An unique art of which others use to express feelings, emotions and more ...
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Asked in College Applications and Entrance Requirements, School Subjects, US Marine Corps History and Traditions

Why you should take part in extra curricular activities?

They look good on a college resume and show you get involved with your school. Some extracurricular activities also show some of your interests. Perhaps more importantly, they help to broaden your mind and social skills. Education isn't, or shouldn't be, just learning exam material. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Grammar, Sentence and Word Structure

What is the syllable for chocolate?

Chocolate has 2 syllables, choc-lat, ordinarily. Because of the spelling, sometimes people say an -o- syllable in the middle. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, English Language, Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words

What words have ob as their prefix?

Observe, obliterate, obvious The American Heritage Dictionary has over 3 1/2 pages of words that begin with "ob". You would get a much more comprehensive answer by looking for it, rather than asking for it. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Canada, Canada Provinces and Territories, Grasslands

Important crop of the prairie provinces?

Wheat is the biggest grain crop, although there is a lot of barley, canola, flax, and rye grown as well. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Grammar, Sentence and Word Structure

What is the stressed syllable in chocolate?

'Cho', the first syllable, is the stressed one.
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Asked in School Subjects, Sentence and Word Structure, Syllable Count

How many syllables does scenery have in it?

Three. (seen-er-ee). Just clap your hands to each syllable. Scene (clap) er (clap) ry (clap). So that's three claps. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Heart

Are the AV valves open during atrial systole?

Yes , the valves open to allow blood to pass into ventricles .
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Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, School Subjects, Libraries and Library History

Why do you want to be a librarian?

A librarian works indoors, usually in a smoke-free, air-conditioned and quiet environment. The work is light- no heavy lifting and no dangerous machinery and no dangerous chemical and fumes. There are no sales quotas and usually very little pressure to perform competitively. The work is beneficial to mankind and you can find a job in any part of the country. You rarely have to make quick decisions and if you make a mistake on the job it can be corrected without doing...
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Asked in School Subjects, Sentence and Word Structure, Syllable Count

How many syllables in isolated?

There are four syllables in the word isolated.
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Asked in School Subjects, The Bible, Jesus Christ

Why is Jesus important today?

ANSWER: Jesus Christ is important today for the same reason He was important on the day He was resurrected. Jesus has given man a way to be reconciled back to God. It is very important to know that mankind is on the road to hell. Hell as in the Lake of Fire that we are told about in Revelation 20:14-15. Jesus has told us in Matthew 7:13-14, "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the...
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Asked in School Subjects, Math and Arithmetic, Education

How do you get the mean of a data set?

Add together all the number in the data set. Count the number of numbers in the data set. Divide the sum by the number of values. That is the (arithmetic) mean. If a question simply asks for the mean, it is referring to the arithmetic mean. To find the geometric mean, count up the number of numbers in the data set and call than n. Multiply all the numbers together and take the nth root. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Prep and Boarding Schools, Academic Majors

Where Junior School Certificate Examination Result?

The Junior School Certificate Examination Result 2010 Bangladesh JSC Result 2010 The Junior School Certificate Examination Result will be published on 30 December 2010. See the related link for the Result page. ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Modeling

What three options should you take to be a model?

I do modelling and it is really AWESOME. I will be doing photoshoot outs for Vogue and Chloe. But the three things that you should take to be a model are that you should be really pretty. You should be tall in height. Basically you should be perfect. There was this girl in modelling that didnt get accepted because she had nails that she bites. Theres only one thing you should be determined and perfect. :) Hope this helped ...
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Asked in School Subjects, Math and Arithmetic, Algebra

What is 3.25 in fraction form?

3.25 as a fraction is 325/100
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Asked in School Subjects, Grammar, Sentence and Word Structure

Does wild have one syllable?

Wild has one (IPA: /wɑɪld/) or two (IPA: /wɑɪ.jəld/) syllables, depending on your accent. ...
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