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When was the Louisiana Purchase? 1803
Which agency provides deposit insurance, which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks, up to $250,000 per depositor? FDIC
The management style that allows staff to manage their own areas of the business is known as Laissez-faire
What is the capital of Azerbaijan? Baku
What is the longest river in the world? Nile
Which amendment prohibited sale and consumption of alcohol 18th
Who is the President of United States during World war I Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
A doctrine in which government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the prosperity and security of the state Mercantilism-the economic theory that trade generates wealth and is stimulated by the accumulation of profitable balances, which a government should encourage by means of protectionism.
When and where did the industrial revolution begin? 1700 in Britain
In which incident did diplomatic negotiations came to a halt when the U.S. was asked for a bribe in 1797 by another government? XYZ Affair
An example of downward communication, except: Suggestion box
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King John of England by his rebellious barons at Runnymede in 1215. Magna Carta
Capital of Alaska Juneau
You want to conduct an interview with an unnamed source. You conduct Blind interview
Who was the first third president of United states? Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743 in Virginia, draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence; the nation's first secretary of state (1789-94);the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase
The inverted pyramid in journalism refers to Placing of the most newsworthy information first
Head tilted to one side is a sign of Submissiveness
Recruiting leaders of the opposition (opponent) to avoid conflict is a method known as Co-optation
Who was William Lloyd Garrison White abolitionist - 1805 started The Liberator. When the Civil War broke out, he continued to blast the Constitution as a pro-slavery document. When the civil war ended, he, at last, saw the abolition of slavery. He died May 24, 1879, in New York City
A term which refers to the market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period. GDP
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is made to Prohibits discrimination by employers on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin
The technique used by managers to help solve employees' differences is called Conflict Resolution
One of the checks the legislative branch has over the judicial is Approval of Appointments
What year was Sputnik Launched 1957
First man to land on Moon Neil Armstrong 1969
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located in South Dakota
Longest River in Europe Volga
Five major river in Europe Danube, Volga, Rhine, Elbe and Loire
What is Manifest Destiny the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
Who is Chuck Berry one of the american pioneers of rock and roll
Thomas Payne wrote "The Rights of Man" its main objective is Rights of Man (1791), a book by Thomas Paine posits that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its people. It defends the French Revolution
What are "The Federalist Papers" The Federalist (later known as The Federalist Papers) is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay under the pseudonym "Publius" to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution.
Where did the pilgrims settle first? In Massachussetts, established Plymouth in 1620 who came aboard the Mayflower
Period from 1815 to 1821 that followed the War of 1812 Era of Good feelings
When was the Gilded Age The Gilded Age is the term applied to the period after the Civil War until about 1896.
When was the american Old west Era The period of the Wild West was from 1865 - 1895, a period of thirty years.
When was the progressive Era 1890-1920
An empire centered in what is now Peru from AD 1438 to AD 1533 Incas
settlement in the Yucatan area of what is now Mexico between 2600 BC and 1800 BC Mayans
Law passed in 1862 that offered certain settlers 160 acres of land if they built a house and farmed for five years Homestead Act - by Lincoln
What was the Mexican War? war between the United States and Mexico (April 1846–February 1848) stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim).
Trilateral trade bloc agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States. NAFTA
When was the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights passed was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the result of the experience of the Second World War.
What is the capital of Australia Canberra
How long is US senate term? 6 years
What fraction of state legislatures must approve an amendment to the U.S Constitution Ratification by three-fourths of the states.
Which amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. Approved by the 38th Congress (1863–1865) as S.J. Res. 16; ratified by the states on December 6, 1865. 13th amendment
Guaranteed the rights of all citizens to make and enforce contracts and to purchase, sell, or lease property. Passed by the 39th Congress (1865–1867) as S.R. 61. Civil Rights Act of 1866
Declared that all persons born or naturalised in the U.S. were citizens and that any state that denied or abridged the voting rights of males over the age of 21 would have reduced representation 14th amendment
Forbade any state to deprive a citizen of his vote because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. 15th amendment
Prohibited discrimination in voter registration on the basis of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Gave federal courts the power to enforce the act and to employ the use of federal marshals and the army to uphold it. First Ku Klux Klan Act (Civil Rights Act of 1870)
Placed all elections in both the North and South under federal control. Allowed for the appointment of election supervisors by federal circuit judges. Second Ku Klux Klan Act (Civil Rights Act of 1871)
Enforced the 14th Amendment by guaranteeing all citizens of the United States the rights afforded by the Constitution and provided legal protection under the law. Third Ku Klux Klan Act (1871)
Barred discrimination in public accommodations and on public conveyances on land and water. Prohibited exclusion of African Americans from jury duty. Civil Rights Act of 1875
Authorized the U.S. Attorney General to seek court injunctions against deprivation and obstruction of voting rights by state officials. Civil Rights Act of 1957
Expanded the enforcement powers of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and introduced criminal penalties for obstructing the implementation of federal court orders Civil Rights Act of 1960
Prohibited discrimination in public accommodations, facilities, and schools. Outlawed discrimination in federally funded projects. Created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to monitor employment discrimination in public and private sectors. Civil Rights Act of 1964
landmark lawsuit that ended segregation in school in 1954 Brown vs Board of education
Suspended the use of literacy tests and voter disqualification devices for five years. Voting Rights Act of 1965
Prohibited discrimination in the sale or rental of approximately 80 percent of the housing in the U.S. Prohibited state governments and Native-American tribal governments from violating the constitutional rights of Native Americans. Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act)
Established that antidiscrimination laws are applicable to an entire organization if any part of the organization receives federal funds. Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987
Provided for plaintiffs to receive monetary damages in cases of harassment or discrimination based on sex, religion, or disability. Civil Rights Act of 1991
Civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Equal Pay Act of 1963 which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination;
Who is the father of the Nation (US) George Washington
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