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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. Landslide and Debris Flow

    What is Landslide? A. A landslide is when a mass of soil, rocks and other debris moves down a slope, powered by the force of gravity. Sometimes, this movement is so sudden and rapid that it causes devastating loss of life and structural damage.

  2. Flooding

    Flooding- An outflow of an expanse of water that submerges dry land. Types: Flash flood: A sudden, violent flood caused by heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time Coastal flood: a coastal flood is when the coast is flooded by the sea. The cause of such a surge is a severe storm.

  3. 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

  4. Cause and Effect of Earthquakes

    An earthquake, one of the most destructive natural phenomena, consists of rapid vibrations of rock near the surface of the earth. It is the most terrifying of all natural phenomena and has brought fear since ancient times because of its sudden unpredictable occurrence and enormous capacity of

  5. Gujarat Earthquake

    Gujarat Earthquake An Earthquake is a natural disaster. Scientists believe that when the lava in the depths of the earth move from one place to another, or twists, it causes the earth to shake, and we call it an earthquake. This movement can be mild and absolutely harmless and sometimes it

  6. The Newcastle Earthquake

    Magnitude The magnitude of the Newcastle earthquake was 5.6 on the Richter scale, which is a moderate earthquake in comparison to other major earthquakes in the world. Location The Newcastle earthquake had a shallow epicenter, about 1km - 5km below the surface which meant that the tremors

  7. Do You Think Zoos Should Exist

    Reducing the effects of the flooding in Bangladesh Bangladesh suffers flooding more than any other country I the world. Bangladesh experiences flooding as it has many river flowing through it. It also a very flat country that experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon season .That’s why

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    The Unexpected Ice Storm Imagine going to sleep while freezing rain is falling from the sky. Upon waking up, ice has formed on your trees, your power is out, and trees in your area have split right in half or even worse, branches have snapped off. The trees may look beautiful, but it can

  9. Wind and Strong Tornadoes

    A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more.Damage paths can be more one mile wide and fifty miles long. In an

  10. The Devils Highway

    With the rising hype on the situation of the Mexican border, it is without a doubt that some of the news has alarmed many of the American citizens today. We read of the rising body count of illegal immigrants in their desperate attempts to cross the border, drug smugglers who die in a bloody

  11. Appalachian Choice

    Research Paper April 26, 2011 The “Great Migration” of Appalachia The region known as Appalachia during the early nineteen-forties and fifties experienced a great spread of population outward toward the north. This population spread, also known as out-migration, would become an ideal

  12. Societies

    During the 1700's, people in the American colonies lived in very different societies. While some colonists led hard lives, others were healthy and wealthy. The two groups who showed these differences were the colonists of the New England and Chesapeake Bay areas. The different characteristics

  13. Millitary Leaders

    MCWP 6-11 Leading Marines U.S. Marine Corps DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited. PCN 143 000129 00 MCCDC (C 42) 27 Nov 2002 ERRATUM to MCWP 6-11 LEADING MARINES 1. For administrative purposes, FMFM 1-0 is reidentified as MCWP 6-11. 143

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  15. Video Review: Iron Jawed Angels

    Iron Jawed Angels Video Review 1. Iron Jawed Angels 2. This video followed the lives of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they push for women’s right to vote. 3. Alice Paul and Lucy Burns meet with a couple leaders of the NAWSA, because they want to amend the constitution so that women

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    The story utilizes only one proper noun to address one of the important characters – Belle. But the story revolves around Belle, her husband and their couple neighbors. For better understanding and for clearer analysis, alphanumeric variables are used to stand for the other husband (X) and for

  17. Iwo Jima

    The Battle of Iwo Jima 26,038. That’s how many wounded, missing, or killed Americans in the battle of Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima, which means Sulfur Island, was very important as an air base for fighter escorts making long-range bombing missions against Japan - (First paragraph of Admiral Chester

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    MAJOR WATER POLLUTANTS Chlorine -- Trihalomethanes (THM's) are formed when chlorine, used to disinfect water supplies, interacts with natural organic materials (e.g. by-products of decayed vegetation, algae, etc.). This creates toxic organic chemicals such as chloroform, and

  19. Why I Would Live in a Democracy

    The type of government I would like to live in is the type of government we live in today. I believe that democracy is the most efficient way to govern, compared to all the other types of government; democracy has stuck around the longest. The foundation of a democracy is constructed of many

  20. Andrew Jackson

    Brittany December 19,2013 DBQ Essay Schneider Andrew Jackson: A True Democrat Andrew Jackson was one of the world’s most favorited presidents of his time. Many believe he created a true democracy, where the national government listened and followed the wishes of the

  21. What Caused the Great Depression

    What caused the Great Depression? Depression and a “Great” Depression have two totally different definitions. Hence it is all in the name. Well a great depression not only affects on country but many countries. Many economic historians say that it was not just caused by one particular thing,

  22. New Orleans

    Book Reviews You may want to print out this page to have for ready reference. The following are the eight required elements plus the “if applicable” award category for each book review. Keep in mind that we will publish your review on the website. Use the format models to help you set up

  23. Freedom of Speech, Dissent and Truth

    Before the invention of the printing press a writing, once created, could only be physically multiplied by the highly laborious and error-prone process of manual copying out. No elaborate system of censorship and control over scribes existed, who until the 14th century were restricted to

  24. Houston

    Industrial Revolution (1820s-1860s) transformed the US's economy into a market-base economy (the South exported cotton and the North exported manufactured goods), made easier by internal improvements Eli Whitney created the cotton gin (1793, in the South) which made growing cotton more

  25. New York 50 Objects

    New York is a city that prides itself on the people it welcomes and the events it hosts. Millions of individuals and thousands of objects have graced “The Big Apple,” forming its rich and diverse history. It is impossible to condense the history of the city through just 50 objects without

  26. Risky

    EARTHQUAKES In its most general sense, the word earthquake is used to describe any seismic event — whether natural or caused by humans — that generates seismic waves. Earthquakes are caused mostly by rupture of geological faults, but also by other events such as

  27. The History of America

    The history of the United States as covered in American schools and universities typically begins with either Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage to the Americas or with the prehistory of the Native peoples; the latter approach has become increasingly common in recent decades.[1] Indigenous

  28. Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought in central Alabama on March 27th, 1814. This is where the United States and its Indian allies under the command of Major General Andrew Jackson defeated the Red Sticks. This battle is considered part of the War of 1812. The

  29. Civilizing the Machine

    Civilizing the Machine John F. Kasson Introduction: In the article, "Civilizing the Machine", John F. Kasson discusses the Industrial Revolution and the evolution of manufacturing in America. Kasson also discusses how political leaders with the same political views as Thomas Jefferson, a

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    AM POP Activity On Friday, A&M will have its first pep rally! Being that you are a photography student, I would like you to document the event with your camera. Remember that a photographer should always have their camera handy to capture a unique moment. Keep in mind the applications