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What was written on the Declaration of Independence?

The Declaration of Independence was written on parchment. The term parchment is a general term for an animal skin which has been prepared for writing or printing. Parchment has been made for centuries, and is usually calf, goat, or sheep skin.


Is the Declaration of Independence written on hemp?

no, the declaration of independence is written on parchment which is dried animal skin. http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_history.html However, the first 2 copies/drafts were written on cannabis hemp paper. Source: http://naihc.org/hemp_information/hemp_facts.html and http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1039647/


On what material was the original declaration of independence drafted?

ParchmentThe Declaration of Independence is written on vellum parchment, which is made from sheepskin and written in Iron Gall Ink. HempMany supporters of the legalization of marijuana often mistakenly say that the Declaration of Independence is written on hemp but they are only partially correct.The original drafts of The Declaration of Independence were written on paper material made from Hemp which is, yes, the same plant as marijuana.The majority of paper at the time was made from a combination of hemp and flax as well as the occasional use of a verity of recycled cloth fibers.The final document which is housed in the National Archives was treated as any other important historical document at the time and indeed even to day would be. After the final product was approved (which happened to be on hemp paper) it was then transferred to a fine Vellum parchment made of sheepskin which was the practice for any significant document for well over a millennium.


What is a wankara?

A wankara is a large, double headed drum. It has a gat skin stretched across both ends. It has a deep bass sound.


Who or what were berserks?

Berserks were Norse warriors who wore coats of bear skin called bear-sark and who were commonly understood to have fought in an uncontrollable rage or trance of fury

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Stretched animal skin on which the Declaration was written?

The Declaration of Independence was engrossed on parchment paper that was actually stretched animal skin. The skin was treated with lime to increase durability.


What was the Declaration written on?

on parchment


Can stretched out skin regain its elasticity?

Stretched out skin can indeed gain some of its elasticity back. Stretched out skin will never have the full elasticity it once had.


What phones have a skin stretched over a resonating chamber?

Phones have a skin stretched over a resonating chamber


What was written on the Declaration of Independence?

The Declaration of Independence was written on parchment. The term parchment is a general term for an animal skin which has been prepared for writing or printing. Parchment has been made for centuries, and is usually calf, goat, or sheep skin.


What musical phones have a skin stretched over a resonating chamber?

Phones have a skin stretched over a resonating chamber


What instrument is percussion with stretched skin?

Drum


Which drum has metal wires stretched over the lower skin?

I believe you are referring to a snare drum. Most concert style snare drums have coils of wire stretched across the bottom skin. These wires are called "chains" and can effect the sound the snare drum makes depending on how tight or loose they are against the skin of the drum.


Stretched skin instruments?

Kettle drum, or timpani.


How much skin can be stretched from a 600cc tissue expander?

Typically, a 600cc tissue expander can stretch the skin to accommodate around 600-800cc of additional volume. The amount of skin that can be stretched depends on various factors such as skin elasticity and the patient's individual anatomy.


Can your balls be stretched til the skin is transparent?

Hell no what is wrong with you


Can you be born with stretchmarks?

No because your skin has not yet been stretched.