Briana Malone 1/9/15 Mrs.Randall's pd 4
1. explain in 34 sentences how new york got its name. It all began when the Dutch governor , Peter Stuyvesant was forced to surrender his colony to the English. Following the Dutch protestants attempting to make other territorial claims and kept war between the English for 3 years . Later the Dutch wanted to compensate for the return of new amsterdam ,although the English demanded payment from the previous incidents of the Dutch in the East Indies. Later the Treaty of Breda was established where both opposing sides would benefit; where the English would keep Manhattan and the Dutch would retain run and continue fulfilling further demands for Manhattan.
2. Explain how the nutmeg may have helped protect people from The Black Death. The nutmeg may have helped people from The Black Death because the chemistry behind the nutmeg involves it containing its distinct smell. Furthermore it is said that plants produce compounds such as isoeugenol as a natural pesticide or as a natural defense against insects. . Lastly there is the possibility nutmeg could have repelled the fleas during the plague since many people believed in the superstition of of the aspect that if you wear nutmeg around the neck it will protect you from the plague.
3. Define a molecule.
A molecule is a group of two or more atoms held together in a definite arrangement\
4.Define an “organic compound”.
Organic compounds are now defined as compounds that contain the element carbon.
5.Which atoms are most prevalent in organic compounds? The atoms that are most prevalent in Organic compounds are Carbon(C) , Hydrogen (H), Oxygen (O) , and nitrogen (N).
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