Wednesday, February 20, 2013

True or False: 1 Watt = 1 Coulomb-Volt/second

TRUE

Reason:
Power(watt) = [current(Coulomb/second)] multiply with [voltage (volt)]

KEY TERM: Joseph Pulitzer



Joseph Pulitzer

Early 1900s newspaper publisher; used “yellow journalism” to stir up public sentiment in favor of the Spanish-American War

KEY TERM: George Dewey



George Dewey
Officer in the United States Navy, 1861-1917; led a surprise attack in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War that destroyed the entire Spanish fleet




KEY TERM: Alfred T. Mahan



Alfred T. Mahan
Author who argued in 1890 that the economic future of the United States, 1809-1817; called the Father of the Constitution for his leadership at the Constitution Convention









KEY TERM: William Randolph Hearst


KEY TERM: William Randolph Hearst


Newspaper publisher from 1887 until his death in 1951; used “yellow journalism” in the 1890s to stir up sentiment in favor of the Spanish-American War






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