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2CRE as an Investment Assume that 10% of us believe that

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2CRE as an Investment Assume that 10% of us believe that college is not a good investment (based on a survey in ?USA Today). ? a. Let ? denote the event of selecting someone who believes that college is not a good investment. What does the event denote? b. Find the value of ?. c. Find the probability of randomly selecting three different people and finding that each of them has the belief that college is not a good investment. d. The given rate of 10% is based on results from Internet users who chose to respond to a question ? posted on the U? SA Today Web site. What is this type of sample called? What does this suggest about the accuracy of the 10% rate?

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Week 4: American Government 1 C HAPTER 4 The Constitution: Origins, Principles, andDevelopments The Colonial Period  General context of British colonialism in north America  Importance of self-rule and colonialism The French and Indian War  American colonists felt more secure from foreign threats and Britain began to impose taxes (to pay war debts) despite a lack of representation for the colonies in Parliament  Turning point in British-Colonial relations  Philosophical issue: Is it right to be taxed without someone in Parliament representing your best interests Tax Initiatives in the Colonies  Sugar Act 1764  Declaratory Act 1766  Currency Act 1764  Townsend Acts 1767  Stamp Act 1765  Tea Act 1773 (BOSTON TEA PARTY)  Quartering Act 1765 These initiatives lead to the signing of the Declarationof Independence in 1776. The primary purpose of the Declaration was to officially announce to the British empire that the American colonies no longer considered themselves to be part of the empire and were thus free and independent states. The Declaration is also, among other things, important because we get America’s creed from it. “America’s Creed”  All men are created equal (Ahem… pardon, all WHITE MEN are created equal)  All are endowed with natural rights, including the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness  The purpose of government to secure natural rights a

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