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  • Summary Of Ceramics: A Potter's Handbook

    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 right for each project. Grog, crushed, fired clay, is added to add porosity to the clay, allowing it to dry uniformly. A clay that is extremely fine, or fat, has grog added to it. A clay can lack fluxes, which allow it to be fired at certain temperatures,…

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  • Maya Ceramics

    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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  • Soil Erodibility Factor Analysis

    (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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  • Rafael Nadal Research Paper

    Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player. He is a twenty nine year Spaniard. At this time, Nadal is ranked number eight in the world. Since turning pro in 2001, he has won countless tournaments. A few of these tournaments include: the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon. After watching the US Open these past two weeks, I decided to write this paper on him because he a very well-known athlete due to a particular set of rituals that he performs before and during his matches. Rafael…

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  • Andrew Jackson A Hero

    Andrew Jackson, also known as the “Common man” because of his “humble” beginnings, was the seventh president of America who served from 1829 to 1837. While he was seen as a war hero prior to his presidency, he was known to abuse his power while in office. Due to Jackson’s grave injustices being carried out throughout his presidency, which in fact resembled a tyranny, he should not be considered one of America’s greatest presidents. His many enemies, including John Quincy Adams, Nicholas Biddle,…

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  • Market Revolution Dbq

    other aspects that deserve mention. Courts and State Legislators organized a set of rules for owners control over their property. Normal business of the courts significantly changed. Prior to the Market Revolution, the courts were more focused on prosecuting rule violations of the general public, however at this point, most of their work and deliberation was based on property. In 1825, the Erie Canal opened. The canal was in deliberation for many years before finally being approved. This cost…

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  • John Q. Calhoun's Era Of Good Feelings

    prices for former Native American lands, as well as tariff against cheap British goods, which began to drive a rift in between the only active political party, the Democratic-Republicans. Although unified in their dislike of the Federalist party and mistrust of large government, The Democratic-Republican party had grown heavily divided between the more conservative southerners, who favored slavery and took an off handed approach to the federal governments involvement, and the neo-federalist…

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  • 19th Century Election Strategies

    The Whigs were eager to make a name for themselves as they strived to maintain unity as a national party. They blamed Jackson for the Panic of 1837 claiming Jackson 's Species circular, an executive order requiring gold and silver for land purchases, was the reason for economic collapse. The Whigs decide to do away with Henry Clay and promote Harrison. Similar to Jackson, Harrison was a war hero and was promoted for being a common man of the west. On the contrary, Van Buren was depicted as a…

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  • Summary Of Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, And An Unnecessary War

    When Lincoln spoke at Clay’s funeral, he compared himself with Clay, in that they cared about human liberty. However, his mentor was actually a slave owner. Author Roy Basler, writes how Lincoln had no solution to slavery and he supported the Clay idea of “Colonization” for all blacks. Clay was a member of the American Colonization Society. The goal of the group was to send all blacks back to Africa. “Lincoln approvingly quoted Clay as saying that, there is a moral fitness in the idea of…

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  • The Failure Of The Whig Party In The 1830's

    The Whig Party, which was formed in the early 1830’s, banded together a group of individuals who all opposed what was being called the domination of “King Andrew” Jackson. The name Whig was derived from the British party which was opposed to royal prerogatives. Jackson, who was victorious in 1828 and 1832, completely shattered the National Republican Party. Jackson’s actions with the Bank of America, the Native Americans, the Supreme Court, and his distasteful use of power as president regarding…

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