What is the relative minor of E flat major? A) A minor B) D flat minor C) C minor D) F major
The relative minor to E flat is C minor.
In a song that is played in 6/8 time, which note receives the pulse? A) Quarter Note B) Whole Note C) Sixteenth Note D) Eighth Note
D. The bottom number in a time signature informs which note receives the pulse. In this case the "8" tells us that the eighth note receives the pulse while the "6" tells us how many beats are present in the measure.
What was the cause of George Washington's resignation from the presidency in 1783? A) His illness limited his ability to effectively govern the new country B) He believed in the principles of Democracy and resigned to encourage the country to move on C) After a dispute with Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, over becoming involved in the impending French Revolution, he was asked to resign D) He saw how America was progressing and decided that he no longer believed in the American cause
B. George Washington, in his farewell address writes "I anticipate with pleasing expectation that retreat in which I promise myself to realize... the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow-citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government, the ever-favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers." With this statement, Washington makes very clear that his intention is to take the remaining time in his love to enjoy the country he has helped to create. He has "pleasing expectation" of his retreat and does not leave begrudgingly.