Tutor profile: Vanessa C.
Subject: World History
What was the political importance of Versailles in France in the late 1600s?
King Louis XIV established Versailles as the new center of government in France. Prior to this, kings governed from Paris. Due to its remote location, Versailles forced the nobility to separate themselves almost entirely from their lands. Moreover, the complex etiquette structure within Versailles kept the nobles distracted from their local responsibilities. This gave Louis XIV much more power over the nobility than any other king previous, and ensured that he could do as he wished with little resistance.
Subject: US History
Describe one of the major causes of the American Revolution.
One of the major causes of the American Revolution was the implementation of a number of new taxes in the colonies. Although these tax policies did not seem to be an unfair burden on the colonists to Parliament, the colonists believed them to be unforgivable due to their lack of representation. This helped convince the colonists that Parliament and King George were not qualified to govern the American colonies and they had the right to rebel against these injustices.
Where would you place the comma in this sentence? After looking at the old woman's large collection of antiques Julia realized she would need a much larger truck.
The comma should be between the words "antiques" and "Julia" because the sentence begins with a prepositional phrase.
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