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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. Sandy Hook Cause and Effect

    Sandy Hook Cause and Effect On December 14, 2012 a 20 year old man by the name of Adam Lanza shot twenty children in a mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twenty young children are dead because of one man’s actions, and the world is wondering why any person would take part in such a

  3. What are "concentric eyewall cycles" (or "eyewall replacement cycles") and why do they cause a hurricane's maximum winds to weaken?

    "Concentric eyewall cycles" (or "eyewall replacement cycle" ) naturally occur in intense tropical cyclones, major hurricanes (winds: 50 m/s, 100 kt, 115 mph) or Catories 3, 4, and 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. As tropical cyclones reach this threshold of intensity, they usually - but not

  4. Avalanches and Landslides

    Avalanches and Landslides Submitted to: Ms.Delgado GEOGRAPHY 12/9/96 By DEWAYNE REDD OUTLINE 1. a.WHAT IS AN AVALANCHE OR LANDSLIDE? b.EXACTLY HOW DOES AN AVALANCHES OCCUR 2. a.I TALK A LITTLE ABOUT PAST AVALANCHES

  5. corrosion

    Corrosion Corrosion is the process by which metal degrades in the presence of various oxidizing agents in the environment. Corrosion takes many forms and can have many root causes. One common example of this is the process of rusting, during which iron oxides form in the presence of moisture.

  6. The Definition of a Tornado

    SCIENCE HHW A tornado is a violent, whirling windstorm that crosses land in a narrow path. It can result from wind shear and updrafts inside a thunderstorm. The usual form is a funnel-shaped cloud with destructive spinning winds, that descends from a cloud to the ground over a relatively

  7. 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

  8. Landslide in Chile

    Landslide Southwest China, Yiliang County References: http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/04/world/asia/china-landslide-school/index.html http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/10/05/china-landslide.html The southwest part of China is surrounded by hills and mountains. The area is also

  9. 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

  10. Tsunamis: Ocean and Wave Shape Changes

    6 05 Tsunami Nicolai Kortendick 1. The web site presents extensive information regarding tsunamis. Survey the site. A. Select the five facts about tsunamis that were the most interesting or surprising to you. Make a list of your facts. 1. A tsunami is made up of a series of