What is the purpose of the electoral college?

QUESTION POSTED AT 19/08/2019 - 05:51 PM

Answered by answersmine AT 19/08/2019 - 05:51 PM

To be a compromise between election of the president by the popularity of the vote as well as the vote for the college. 
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B. They announce the main ideas of paragraphs

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:34 AM

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:26 AM

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Great works of literature throughout history all have reshaped society´s views on an endless number of attitudes, behaviors, conceptions, and ideas. Indeed, this is one possible higher purpose of literature. The examples are virtually countless, but one could mention Tolstoy´s Ana Karenina and how it impacted society´s views on seduction and love, or Dostoyevsky´s Karamazov brothers which made society revaluate views on family ties, responsibility, humaneness and even the understanding of a divine being and its role in one´s own life.    

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:57 AM

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B. in how they present their internal conflicts
D. share personal stories.
B. personal nonfiction.
B. Technical
B. social commentary.
B. based on images from the earth, sea, and sky.
B. Nonfiction writing focuses only on providing information.
A. During the Civil War
D. is written for the purpose of informing readers.
B. personal feelings about matters.

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:43 AM

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:33 AM

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:16 AM

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The correct answer is that the purposes of procedural documents are: to inform, to persuade, and to inquire.

Explanation:

Procedural documents are written records of procedures, or record where certain procedures are recorded. Mostly, they are intended as guidelines for future reference on a specific procedure. As such, their main purpose is, of course, informative, in nature, but through the way that the information is displayed in the document, they can also become inquisitive and persuasive.

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 02:15 AM

In this excerpt from Herman Melville’s short story "The Lightning-Rod Man," which sentences or phrases best support an objective summary of the excerpt? [Hark! There go all the granite Taconics and Hoosics dashed together like pebbles. By the sound, that must have struck something.][ An elevation of five feet above the house, will protect twenty feet radius all about the rod.] Only twenty dollars, sir—a dollar a foot. Hark!—Dreadful!—Will you order? Will you buy? Shall I put down your name? [Think of being a heap of charred offal like a haltered horse burnt in his stall; and all in one flash!"] ["You pretended envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to and from Jupiter Tonans,"] [laughed I; "you mere man who come here to put you and your pipestem between clay and sky, do you think that because you can strike a bit of green light from the Leyden jar, that you can thoroughly avert the supernal bolt? Your rod rusts, or breaks, and where are you?][ Who has empowered you, you Tetzel, to peddle round your indulgences from divine ordinations? The hairs of our heads are numbered, and the days of our lives. In thunder as in sunshine, I stand at ease in the hands of my God.] False negotiator, away! [See, the scroll of the storm is rolled back; the house is unharmed; and in the blue heavens I read in the rainbow, that the Deity will not, of purpose, make war on man's earth."]

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QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 01:53 AM

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QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 11:51 PM

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d. She should ask questions about their perceptions and what sorts of things they expect to learn from her speech.

In order to provide the best possible speech, is key to have at least some knowledge on the audience´s cultural background, their perception of the matter and what they desire to learn about it.

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