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Why did written languages use symbols for sounds instead of ideas and objects?

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Answer: While some of the written langauges used symbols for ideas (Chinese and Egyptians), most of the languages use symbols for sounds, as it's easier to learn, enables writing down of novel words without having learnt the symbol for them first, and thus leads to a greater literacy level.

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Which policies enacted by Genghis Khan aided the development of Mongolian society? the promotion of trade throughout Asia the adoption of Turkish script the codification of Mongolian laws all of the above

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All of the above. :)
HIGH SCHOOL

What was one reason people moved out to the suburbs in the sunbelt apex?

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In the sunbelt, people enjoyed the warm climate but they didn't like the hustle and bustle of the urban environments. Urban areas quickly became overcrowded and expensive, and the suburbs provided the lifestyle that people wanted especially if they were raising families.

It had a warm climate. - Apex

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Which topic is most likely to be the subject of a narrative essay? a memorable evening at a zoo. an argument against consuming alcohol. a comparison of two industrial processes. thematic elements in Gulliver's Travels

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The topic that would most likely be the subject of a narrative essay would be "a memorable evening at a zoo," since this has a fictional potential that is not present in the other options. 

A. a memorable evening at a zoo

MIDDLE SCHOOL

The Iliad tells the story of A. the Greek hero Odysseus, and his journey home after the Trojan War. B. the actions of the Greek hero Achilles during the Trojan War. C. various adventures of Mycenaean warriors in battle. D. the arrival of the Indo­European people who settled in Greece.

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The Iliad is an epic poem written by the Greek poet Homer. It tells the story of the last year of the Trojan War fought between the city of Troy and the Greeks.

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