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What was the ENAIC?
Who is Bill Gates?
American business magnate, philanthropist, author, and chairman of Microsoft.
What is the company Intel known for?
The unique, patented* technology behind GlasRoc(r) Sheathing combines reinforcing glass mats, fully-embedded into a etc.
What is the internet?
a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.
What were the accomplishments of Francis Crick?
businessman and co-founder of Lowell, Massachusetts; Francis Cabot Lowell
What were the advancements made possible by biotechnology?
Muslim physicians were responsible for many notable developments in the field of medicine
What is the purpose of AmeriCorps?
AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a full-time, team-based residential program for men and women age 18-24.
What were the Dayton Accords?
talks the initialing of a General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Why was the U.S. experiencing a deficit in the 1970s?
isthe amount by which a sum of money falls short of the required amount. The US spends more money it makes.
What was the purpose of the Kyoto Protocol?
is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international etc
Why did the government shut down in 1995?
The last time the United States government endured a partial shutdown was in late 1995 to early 1996.
What do some devout Muslims fear about the West?
Who was Kenneth Starr?
an American lawyer and former judge and solicitor general.
What do NAFTA, the EU, and APEC have in common?
They all have the same type of free trade agreements with populous neighboring developing countries.
What is a Euro?
the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union.
Who won the popular vote. who won the electoral vote. and who won the 2000 presidential election?
Al Gore narrowly won the popular vote, but did not win enough states to obtain the necessary electoral votes to win the election.
What was the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2000 presidential election?
The effect of the supreme court stepping in in the 2000 election really is what made the votes and what made the decision of the election.
What was al-Qaeda's original purpose?
Al-Qaeda was formed in 1988 by veterans of the anti-Soviet civil war in Afghanistan, with the purpose of exporting the victory worldwide.
What was the Contract with Amerian?
It was a Republican measure to restore faith and trust in the government through major reforms.