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Solved: In Exercises 1518, use a graphing utility to solve

College Algebra | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9781133963028 | Authors: Ron Larson ISBN: 9781133963028 204

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College Algebra | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9781133963028 | Authors: Ron Larson

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Problem 18

In Exercises 1518, use a graphing utility to solve the systems of equations. Find the solution(s) accurate to two decimal places. y y lnx 134 12 xy

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Week 1 Lecture 1: ● Exams are essay exams ● All of the americas ○ All was indian country up until recently ○ Still many indigenous peoples left ○ United States ■ Watson Break ● One of the oldest cities in the americas ● In louisiana ■ Poverty point ● Very important city ● Also in louisiana ● Based on water travel and trade ■ Serpent Mount ● Ohio ● Land art ● Brought up discussion of native origins ■ Newark works ● Ohio ● Huge site ○ Very large-scale and impressive to see ● Very important sacred space ● Had major roads leading to it ● A gulf course now ■ Cahokia ● Illinois ○ Way down south, not a very populated part of the state ○ Far from chicago, close to St. Louis ○ Neither state promotes it ● World heritage site ● Filled with foreign people (rarely see an american walking through it) ● Woodhenge ● Sat on the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers ○ Controlled the important part of the river ○ Allowed the city to expand ■ Mesaverde ● In the southwest ○ Area known for magnificent pottery ○ Not contained to the US border ■ Crosses into Mexico ● Build under overhanging cliff ■ Colonialism creates a break between past america and post-colonial america ○ Mexico ■ Teochitchican ● Mostly made of stone ○ Not out of ephemerals ■ Like American ones were ○ Separated from rivers ● Beautiful house compounds ● Art ○ Colors and iconography ■ Tikal ● Architecture and murals and sculpture ○ Some go back thousands of years before discovery ● Mayan ● Lists ○ First deciphered by non-mayan people very recently ○ Assumed to have been simple ■ Actually very complicated ■ Reason why it took so long to translate ■ Tenochtitlan ● Aztec capital ● Similar to venice ○ Marshy landscape and build islands around them ○ Huge city where primary transportation is water-ways ● Exquisite architecture and sculptures ○ Some address gods/deities, others war and sacrifice ○ South America ■ Many sites intentionally destroyed by spanish ● Searching for burial sites ○ Looting ○ Modern day also ■ Undertaken by locals ■ But demand is from the outside ● Often from LA ■ Moche ● Their art is very abstract ○ End of the artistic narrative tradition ■ Incas ● Went from small city state to one of the largest empires in the world in about 100 years ○ Administration ■ Streamline so much of their society ■ Solving multiple problems at the same time ● Machu Picchu ● Stone carving ○ Extremely simple and efficient ● Art ○ Some figurative but most abstract ○ Used for psychological warfare ■ About expressing their power in unexpected ways Week 1 Lecture 2 (Movie): ● Boat racing students find body on the bank of a river ● Columbia River Skeleton ○ One of the oldest ever found in the americas ○ Different features ■ First arrivals to the americas look different than modern day native americans ○ Local tribe wants to bury skeleton ■ Wants a voice ○ Discovery site sealed off to discourage future excavation ■ Large protests by archeologists ● Who owns the past ○ NAGPA ■ 1990 ■ Congress passed it ■ Museums, schools, federal agencies must give remains back to native tribes ○ Native beliefs ■ Presence in ground ties the body/soul to that place ■ Soul lingers in the body ● Can be harmful if not buried properly ■ Desecration of graves can affect native medicine ○ Early settlers ■ Found corn fields and mounds (graves) ■ Decade before arrival of settlers ● Huge endemic on east coast ○ More than 90% mortality ■ Found stores of food ■ So much food, fields, village sites ● BUT NO PEOPLE ● Settlers saw this as a gift from god to them ● A thousand Skeletons ○ English settler digs up burial mound ■ Finds hundreds of skeletons ● Estimates 1000 ○ Jefferson knew that local indians built the mound he excavated ● The lost mound builders ○ Mounds so big in the western US, the european discoverers did not credit them to the indians ■ Instead to the phoenicians, others ○ Samuel G. Morton collected skulls of native americans ■ Measures skulls ● Smaller skulls mean less intelligence ● Developed scientific racism ○ Humanity can be ranked from higher to lower ○ Believed indians to be less intelligent because skulls smaller ■ Idea came that you can determine race by the physical morphology of a person ● Horrific acts ● Mulberry Creek Massacre (DATE) ○ Pawnee being devastated by the Sioux and smallpox ○ Whites in Pawnee, Kansas hunting grounds ■ Appealed to army for protection against indian raids ■ Pawnee were a friendly tribe ● Foraging parties headed south towards Kansas ● Allied with the US government ○ Pawnee scouts ○ Trackers ○ fighters/railroad guards ○ January 29, (DATE) ■ Pawnee stopped at house asking for food ● Chased away ● Fled down Mulberry Creek ■ 6 Pawnee dead ● They had fought for the US ○ Friar sent 26 heads to washington ○ Pawnee wanted justice since the 6 dead had fought for the US ■ Army couldn't find record of the massacre ● The Vanishing Red Man ○ 1890 ○ Hopi in Arizona ■ One of the few tribes still in homeland ■ Resisted federal policies trying to bring them into civilized world ○ Group of Hopi brought throughout the country ■ Showed american army/navy ■ Told that natives who don't cooperate were wiped out ■ Came back to tribe and spread the news ■ Hopi forced to cooperate with US government ○ Vanishing indian sydrome ■ Phenomenon in the late 1880s ■ Museums sponsored formal expeditions to native tribal groups ● Cushing sent to Hopi and Zuni tribes ○ Offered trade goods ○ Hopi lands had undergone several seasons of very dry weather ■ Food and supplies dwindling ○ Hopi had to trade for food ● Fossils (1925) ○ Folsom site in new Mexico ■ Pushed human timeline back to after the ice age ■ Found human tools amongst bones of bison ● At the same time as mammoths, saber-toothed tigers ● We’re here (1970) ○ Native americans spoke up ■ Inspired by civil rights movements ■ Empowerment movement/American indian movement ● Reconnecting to who we are as native people spiritually ● How to take care of this desecration that occurred ● The Indian Burial Pit ○ Kansas ○ Price family ran it as a roadside attraction ○ Desecrated burial site ■ Idea that people would visit here is very harmful to spiritual and mental well-being ○ Kansas wanted to turn it into a museum in 1986 ■ Instead, Kansas bought the burial pit in order to close it down ○ What right do europeans have to dig up burial sites, make profit, exploit ● Nebraska State Historical Society ○ Lincoln, Nebraska ○ Tribal cemeteries ■ Dug up and plundered in 1870s and on ○ Value system that transcends indian interests ■ Digging up skeletons in fields ○ Pawnee and Mr. Hill in close contact ■ Tribe seemed to approve of A. T. Hill’s work ○ Conflict ■ Modern tribes arguing that this was not legal ■ Government and Hill’s peers claim that it was done with the Pawnee tribe’s consent ■ Hill sold collection to historical society for $1 ■ Museums claim that this is the only record ● Do museums bend to public pressure ● Scientists say that they need the remains in order to complete research ○ State law mandated that the return must be necessary ■ Scientists and museums mad because the tribes get to dictate that they can study and for how long ● The Dickson mounds ○ Lewistown, Illinois ○ Roadside attraction ○ Dr. Dickson would go into graves and talk about the culture ■ Brought out sensitivity towards american indians ● Strong person who lived with the land ■ Fostered respect and knowledge about Native Americans ○ Museum build above site after Dr. Dickson’s death ○ Debate ■ Indian representatives vs. local people ■ Native Americans physically jump into pit and bury the bones ● Not legal ● Fight against authority ■ Dickson Mound Museum closed, stopped public viewing ■ Argument of locals ● Young people confront mortality ○ Recognize that the indians were actually people ○ Fosters respect ■ Culture and heritage had been taken over by scientific peoples ● Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (1990) ○ NAGPRA ■ Must give all remains, artifacts, etc. back to tribes ■ Culmination of the Indian Activism that started in the late 60’s ■ Smithsonian returns the all remains, including the 6 Pawnee remains from Mulberry Creek ● Buried in a cemetery in Nebraska ○ Back with the creater ● Kennewick Man ○ 1996 (1 year after Pawnee scouts reburial) ○ Recent genetic evidence ■ Shows that people came to the US along the pacific rim ● Maybe using small boats ■ Early remains resemble japanese/other asians ● Came before mongolian/northers asian migration over the land bridge ○ An old man who was beaten up a great deal and endured a whole lot ■ Scientists want to study him ■ Natives want to rebury it ■ Should this man be exempt from study since he resembles the people before the land bridge migration ● Themes in the film ○ Scientific study vs. respecting someone’s culture ■ Kennewick man ● Scientists saw him as historical record ○ Could make more formal history ● Natives know where they came from ○ Already know their history ○ Passionate about how bodies are looked at and handled ○ Artifacts tied to culture, feelings, historical processes ○ Issue of firsts ■ Western scientific thought holds a different perspective of time than that in native cultures ● How do we understand time ○ Linear ○ Cyclical ■ Gives a cultural significance ● Important in the Americas because of the idea of legitimacy ● Huge structures ○ Western settlers believed that they must have been made by ‘civilized’ group ○ Smaller structures attributed to indians ● Desire to map out history ○ Who was legitimate ○ Skull size ■ Means to put down natives ○ Lens of looking at the past ■ Deeply clouded by contemporary ideas ■ How to look into past/who has the right to determine what we use to look into the past ● Native people have a right in determining how we deal with these things ● Very much in the present still, however ○ Debates still occur over what should be studied or not ○ How objects are valued ■ Scientists ● Valued for their historical value ○ What can it tell us about the past ■ Indigenous communities ● View the objects as alive ○ Has a spirit ○ Has cultural meaning ● Has an essence ○ Kami ■ Animated breadth ○ Indigenous history ■ Millions of indigenous people just in the US ● Not just in history books ■ Huge issue in US society now ● Most people do not know major native sites ○ Most europeans know way more about native american history than people in the US ● Need education reform

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Textbook: College Algebra
Edition: 9
Author: Ron Larson
ISBN: 9781133963028

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