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    Gary Wills is the author of the book James Madison, which details the life of James Madison through his career as a politician. The focus of the book is Madison’s presidency, which Wills brings to the forefront as the major topic. Wills states that most other books do not focus on Madison’s presidency saying, “Madison’s very presidency is semi-forgotten. When Madison expert Jack N. Rakove published a selection of his writings in 1999, only 40 of its 864 pages came from his presidential years.” (Wills, p.1). Wills believes that this disregard of the presidency is because most believe Madison was not a great president and that his political career apart from the presidency was much more interesting and successful. Wills also goes on to provide more examples of books that provide the same outcome; Gilpin’s Papers of James Madison omitted his presidential years completely and Rakove’s brief Madison biography had 24 pages dedicated to the presidency out of 180 pages (Wills p.1). Wills believes that this treatment of Madison’s presidency is unfair and that just because Madison’s presidency is not considered to be great does not mean that it is not historically significant. This is the main reason Wills wrote James Madison. A brief background about the author is in order. Garry Wills lives in Evanston, Illinois, but was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1934. He is an author, journalist, and historian and attended Saint Louis University, Xavier, and Yale. He has written almost forty…

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    Savannas Description

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    Overall Description Savannas are characterized by flat, grassy plains with few trees. The word “savanna” comes from zabana in Taino (a language used by a now-extinct Native American group that lived in the Bahamas). Zabana was used to describe vast, dry, and treeless fields, but definition has expanded over time to even include grasslands of Florida and plains with palm trees in Venezuela. Climate Savannas normally undergo wet summers and dry winters. During the dry season, most of the little…

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    Part One The Great North American Prairie covers 1.4 million square miles and is made up of the following U.S. states; Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. It is also made up of a few provinces in Canada including Alberta and Manitoba. Rainfall is more common in the East than it is in the West of the prairies. Rainfall levels can reach up to 21 inches and go down to 12 inches depending on where you are within the prairie. It's…

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    language that prairie dogs speak is very interesting. I believe that prairie dogs language has many aspects that human language has, but they don’t possess all of the same aspects. I don’t believe prairie dogs language uses displacement, prevarication, or reflectiveness. And I am unsure if the possess the ability to be creative with their language. However, I also don’t think enough is known about the prairie dogs language to be completely sure they aren’t able to lie or refer to other places or…

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    and the European polecat[1]. They are fossorial and nocturnal hunters that can be seen during the day[1]. Most of their diet is prairie dogs, but they do eat voles, rabbits, and mice on occasion[1]. They hunt for their food year-round, even in deep snows and negative temperatures[1]. They are capable of digging well, but instead utilize pre-dug prairie dog burrows as their homes[1]. It is said that they can live in the wild for 3 to 5 years, and that male BFFs are larger than the females[2].…

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    Ssp Breeding Case Study

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    One group was raised under normal SSP recommendations and fed live hamsters and prairie dog meat three times a week. The second group was also raised under normal SSP recommendations and fed live prairie dogs and hamsters. The last group was born and raised in outside pens with prairie dog burrows and fed live prairie dogs. They were tagged and released when they were old enough to disperse from their mothers. It was found that ferrets raised in the pens did not move away from their source…

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    And the reason that is hurting their existence is because not only do they lose their homes, but also their prey’s home. The Black Footed Ferret eats squirrels, mice, and other rodents, but their main course is the prairie dog. The Ferrets size allows them to go into the burrows of the prairie dog, and because they are nocturnal predators, they kill the prairie dogs while they are sleeping. Then when the ferret’s homes are attacked by their predators, they rely on abandoned prairie dog burrows…

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    Essay On Prairie Dogs

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    Is it important to maintain the colonies of prairie dogs in Colorado? What exactly makes prairie dogs so important? Who supports them and fights for them, and what is killing them? Prairie dogs, like many other livings on Earth, are valuable to our ecosystem. They are responsible for keeping the cycle of life going and helping to maintain a healthy structure in the wild, both as predator and prey. There are wildlife activists who support prairie dogs and who support non-lethal methods of…

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    particular house has a choice of path which either leads to the bedroom or the living room, plastered walls with wooden slates that relate to the structure of the house. Moreover, the spaces vary as you move through the interior spaces, also Wright thought nature has life and so it gave the dwelling space he created “rhythm, movement, repetition and variation” (Curtis since 1900, page 80) which helped him achieve contrasting moods and emotions. Thirdly, most of Wright’s commissions were based…

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    My Observation Of School

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    Part I - The Community and School Culture My school of choice to do my observation is Lorenzo de Zavala Elementary Science Environmental Academy located in Grand Prairie south of Interstate 20. Zavala sets on a land adjusted to Jackson Middle School. The school is directly impacted by residential houses and an open field. In the back of Zavala there is a garden and a greenhouse. Next to the garden there is a gated play area that has a basketball court for the public and remains open daily…

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