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    Henry Clay Dbq

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    Henry Clay spoke for most people in the West because he and most of the people thought that they should have better roads, canals, and waterway systems. Henry Clay was also a lawyer and that was another reason on why he was a spokesperson for all the people. John C. Calhoun advocated for the south's “interests” but not all of the southerners because not all southerners had different ideas. Daniel Webster opposed the national tariff at first but then came to support it to try to protect some industries that were located in the Northwest. In 1811 the charter for the First National Bank had expired. A charter is a legal document that's given to a certain person or company that gives them different rights than other people. Most of the British…

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    people have shaped the history of America, but one person shaped the history of the nation more so than the others. Henry Clay was a powerful political force in the 1800’s and many of his political actions still have major effects to this day. He helped shape the nation into what it currently is and without him the course of the nation could have been forever changed. Henry Clay and his political achievements may not be as well-known as others today. However, his major plans and policies, like…

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    The men that shaped our nation have been a part of our history for over hundreds of years. The most import men are Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Robert Hayne, and others. These men have taken multiple terms in office in different positions and made an impact in all of their offices held even in their hometown states. John C. Calhoun was a congressman who also ended up being a vice president, secretary of state, and U.S. secretary of war. Calhoun was born on March 18, 1782 in South Carolina and…

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    Competitive personalities and the excessive drive for success was the foundation of the business relationship that once existed between Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick. They both exhibited extreme business practices that tied them together, but also tore them apart. Their mindset for business expansion and longevity are the theories that modern day companies can thrive to achieve. “N one was more important to the “Iron City” than Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick, whose operations in…

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    Chapter 5 of Ceramics: A Potter’s Handbook covers clay in the studio, stating that, “clay is the basis of everything that the potter makes, yet seldom do we use clay straight from the ground.” This statement sets the reader up for the contents of the chapter, such as clay bodies and preparing clay to be used in the studio. Clay bodies that are perfect for the potter rarely comes ready made from the earth. Though it lacks the ready-made quality, it can be added to get a clay body that is just…

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    Marble Research Papers

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    popular choice for flooring in homes and kitchen/bathroom countertops. LIMESTONE Limestone is another sedimentary stone,and is formed from calcite and sediment and comes in many earthen colors. Limestone is created by the mixing of organic materials such as shells and coral that gives it a different, natural look. Limestone is one of the more porous stones you can choose, and comes in a diverse range of colors. Limestone can be colored by impurities; iron oxide can give limestone a red tint,…

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    Maya Ceramics

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    TIKAL POLYCHROME I think Fry? Fry 1979, 1989; Fry and Wilcox 1979?; Maybe Rands and Bishop 1980). Preservation of actual ceramic production sites is rare to find. It is more fruitful to use indirect methods when evaluating ceramic production. Indirect methods usually evaluate technological aspects, like petrographic understanding the physical makeup of the clay matrix and NAA analysis that characterizes the chemical aspects of ceramic pastes. Specialization and standardization studies within a…

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    Levine. She is a ceramics artist that specializes in making clay appear as leather. Unfortunately she is deceased however; she has dedicated her career to making hyper realistic renderings of leather objects that are entirely made from clay. Although many artists refine, vary or shift styles throughout their careers, Levine stuck to the realistic sculpture she devised 35 years ago as a graduate student at UC Berkeley. A viewer of one of her shows described her as the following "In a lesser…

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    Lucy Flagella first discovered a love for pottery when she was a high school senior. Flagella has been creating pottery for nearly thirty nine years. Her passion lies in creating completely handmade work which creates a more personal connection with her customers. The marks left in the clay, reflect the thought and time Flagella puts into each piece. Handmade pottery is the result of the years of practice and patience spent mastering the techniques on the potter’s wheel and is the direct result…

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    (K) The soil erodibility factor (K), a measure of the susceptibility of soil to erosion under standard conditions, is a function of the percentage of silt and coarse sand, the soil structure, the permeability of the soil, and the percentage of organic matter. Wischmeier et al. (1971) defined the soil erodibility factor mathematically and Foster et al. (1996) converted the equation into the following SI unit equation: The soil erodibility factor (K) is determined for each soil sample based on…

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