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American History covers all topics related to the birth of the United States of America. From the revolutionary war, all the way to September 11th if your looking for an type of event that impacts the United States you’ll find it here.

  1. Difference Between Hurricane and Tornado

    DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HURRICANE AND TORNADO It's easy to find similarities between the weather phenomenon, we call a hurricane and the one we call a tornado. Both cause most of their damage through high winds and rain, and the arrival of both can cause evacuations, emergency warnings and general

  2. Earthquake

    Earthquakes are one of the most destructive of natural hazards. Earthquake occurs due to sudden transient motion of the ground as a result of release of elastic energy in a matter of few seconds. The impact of the event is most traumatic because it affects large area, occurs all on a sudden and

  3. Tornado Synopsis of the El Reno Tornado

    TORNADO SYNOPSIS OF THE EL RENO TORNADO Introduction Tornadoes are violent storms that look like black, funnel shaped clouds. The wind of these storms can reach a speed of 500 kilometers per hour (310 miles per hour). Tornadoes are capable of destroying everything on their path.

  4. Tsunami

    On December 26, 2004, the Indian Ocean earthquake, or the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, caused a tsunami that killed 230,000 people and was recorded as the deadliest tsunami in known history. The earthquake was recorded as between 9.1 and 9.3 on the Richter scale, the second largest earthquake

  5. tornados

    A tornado is a violent rotating Colum extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. Tornados are very capable of hurting people and making destruction to the things around them. Tornados can have speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour and more. Tornados damage paths known to be a mile

  6. Napoleon and President George W. Bush – a Comparison

    Can the attitudes and actions of President George W. Bush compare at all to those of legendary French leader Napoleon Bonaparte? There are many facts suggesting both men have approached their ability to lead their respective countries in a similar fashion, most notably when considering their

  7. To What Extent Do You Agree That America Was a Malting Pot Between 1890 and 1900

    To what extent do you agree that America was a 'melting pot' between 1890 and 1920? I agree to an extent that America was a 'mosaic' between 1890 and 1920 and not a 'melting pot', although others would argue differently. Reasons how America was a 'mosaic' include the religious differences

  8. Buig

    Brett Motta Mr. Lewis Writing III The Contrast In the two readings I read there were many contrasting events. In “Shame” by Dick Gregory he experiences many of them. They include starvation, poverty, and he also doesn’t have a father. He struggles to get food, he’s poor and

  9. The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

    Gabriel Sayegh Mr. Rosser Geology, Period 4 15 September 2011 1906 S.F. Earthquake Essay The 1906 Great San Francisco earthquake is one of the worst earthquake’s to happen yet. The magnitude was believed to be about a 7.8 on the Richter scale. What made it so destructive wasn’t

  10. The Bombing of Hiroshima - Essay

    Period 4 The Bombing of Hiroshima The United States entered World War 2 because Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Eventually there would be a lot of fighting. Franklin Roosevelt then gave permission for the making of an atomic bomb to be dropped somewhere in Japan. As they were making

  11. Air Quality: Past, Present and Future

    Air Quality: Past, Present and Future Ashley Richardson POL 310 Paul Edleman Ashford University . The topic of air quality can be a hot button issue in our nation today in personal, corporate and political situations. These three facets of society cannot seem to agree on the need and

  12. War on Terrorism 2

    Quintant Greer English 1301 Bruce Martin October 30, 2008 Terrorism The “War on Terrorism” to this point has been wrapped in controversy because of its lack of effectiveness.  It can be compared to the “War on Drugs” because it is like fighting against an ever changing enemy

  13. Understanding the Five Personality Traits

    1. Identify and explain (in your own words) the five personality traits that make up the Big 5 factors. Which do you predict you are highest on? Lowest? -The five personality traits that make up the Big 5 factors are a. Conscientiousness- meaning more of the traits you learns from your

  14. The Greatest

    Bridge Questions Part 1 Write in complete sentences. Be thorough and explain your thinking. Re-read what you write and make sure your ideas are clearly explained. 1. What are the 3 states of matter? Which are we studying first, and why? 2. How did we begin studying the relationship

  15. Northridge Earthquake

    Earthquakes are vibrations of earth caused by the rapid release of energy. These earthquakes can be caused by faults in the Earth’s crust scraping against each other. Faults are constantly sliding past each other, but can occasionally have difficulty when the earth around these faults cracks,

  16. Tsunami and Wind-generated Waves Vs

    A tsunami is a series of ocean waves generated by sudden displacements in the sea floor, landslides, or volcanic activity. In the deep ocean, the tsunami wave may only be a few inches high. The tsunami wave may come gently ashore or may increase in height to become a fast moving wall of

  17. Poetry Comparison: the Great Gatsby and in the Suburbs

    great gastbyChristina Webster Miss. Karlowicz English III April 8, 2010 Poetry Comparison “There’s no way out. You were born to waste your life.”(Simpson) No one will have a choice to what they will become, its just destiny to waste their life. The “Great Gatsby” and “In

  18. Survey on Drug Use and Health

    Associate Level Material Appendix B   Statistics   UCR and Self-Report Data   Complete the matrix below. To complete this matrix, list two pros and two cons of Uniform Crime Report (UCR) data and two pros and two cons of self-report data.   Statistical Information

  19. The Page

    Introduction Attention Getter: The state we live in is known for a lot of things including the beautiful weather, abundant beaches, and the star packed city of Hollywood. There are countless features that make our state one of the most visited places by foreigners all around the world.

  20. Jonathan Edwards and Patrick Henry

    Martin Rodriguez Ms. O’ Kelly AP English 18 November 2011 RHETORICAL ANALYSIS The early American writers Jonathan Edwards had quite little in common even though they were backers of the same basic principles of Christianity. Perhaps this difference is because of the

  21. Franklin's Argument About Native Americans

    “Franklins Argument about Native Americans” Benjamin Franklin wrote “In Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America” because he wanted people to understand that those so called savages are really different from us and that’s okay. Every culture has some form of rudeness and politeness in

  22. Kools

    Materials Needed 1. Lantern battery (6 volt) 2. Flat tip screwdriver 3. Wire cutters Advantages 1. Which is more economical to buy a 6 volt lantern battery or a five pack of AA batteries to power your home gadgets? A. five pack

  23. Crucible Letter: Elizabeth

    Crucible Letter as Elizabeth Dear John, I shall l always know deep down in my heart that you are a great man. Although you are not the most righteous, you are also a great father. I feel as though you shall not lie and confess about performing witchcraft for the sake of your reputation.

  24. the script

    The Script  Ashley:  Good morning/afternoon. The Mexican Revolution was one of  Mexico’s most violent and vicious wars ever. However, it definitely shaped  Mexico in becoming the country that it is today. In our performance, we 

  25. American Social History - Rosewoood Journal

    American Social History October 21, 2010 Rosewood Journal Entry I feel that Rosewood is one of the most piercing movies of our time. Why? The film does not hold back on the violence and racism displayed by the white men of Sumner. The tension that I felt within the theatrical sequences

  26. Union

    Q: Please type in the full text of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. (Page 163.) Q: What activities does the 4th Amendment cover (in addition to those covered in Chapter 3)? (Sec. 4.1) Q: When does a “search” occur? When does a “seizure” occur? (Sec. 4.1) Q:

  27. History Notes

    977-985 The election of Ronald Reagan, 1980 • Reagan was well suited to lead the conservative crusade. • He sided with the new right on social issues. • He denounced the activist government and failed social engineering of 1960. • He preached a populist political philosophy. • Reagan

  28. “the Trail Where They Cried”

    Nunna daul Isunyi—“The Trail Where They Cried” In the 1830’s, Andrew Jackson forced the Cherokee nation to give up their native land and resettle to what is now know as Oklahoma. Andrew Jackson was the first president to implement the removal act of the Native Americans, Knows as the Indian

  29. Adsfchgjkl

    le dernier combat, wag the dog, zelig, requiem for a dream, viki, kristina, barcelona, memento, le grand bleu, midsummers night sex comedy... [23:49:46] sekmadieniūkštis: 6. Akira Kurosawa « Dreams” (1990) [23:50:29] sekmadieniūkštis: 50. Christopher Nolan “Memento” (2000)

  30. A Peoples History of the United States

    Aaron Robinson November 2010 History Quiz 2 Why were White men taken by surprise in the 60’s and 70’s? In the 1960s and 70’s white men were taken by storm by women who were frustrated, and wanted to stand up for themselves in a White Male Dominated society. Howard Zinn’s A Peoples