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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. 6.05 Lab

    6.05 Tsunamis | Purpose: To investigate tsunamis Introduction:I have always been fascinated by tsunamis. I have to say that when I vacationed in Hawaii and snorkeled in the Pacific Ocean, I did give a fleeting thought to tsunamis. In the last activity, I mentioned that the characteristics

  2. Tsunami

    Tsunami EENS 3050 Tulane University Natural Disasters Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Tsunami This page last updated on 02-Jul-2012 Up until December of 2004, the phenomena of tsunami was not on the minds of most of the world's population. That changed on the morning of December 24, 2004 when an

  3. Tornados and Hurricanes

    Tornadoes vs. Hurricanes What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane? A tornado is a dark funnel shaped cloud that is made of rotating winds which are very violent. A hurricane is a tropical cyclone with constant winds that can pass 74 mph. And appear with rain, thunder and

  4. 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.

  5. Summary of Sandy Hook Shooting

    Summary of Sandy Hook Shooting In the article “Sandy Hook Shooting: The Speculation About Adam Lanza Must Stop” Judith Warner suggests that we should gun control and discussion a good way to avoid such shooting things happened again. Warner says that, there are many things we think we

  6. The Medical Negligence

    Drug trials to medical negligence compensation trialsA shocking case reached the headlines in March 2006 when six men were taken seriously ill after taking part in a drugs trial. The tragic aftermath left some seeking medical negligence compensation. The trials, which resulted in devastating

  7. What Role Did American Intelligence Play in the Cuban Missile Crisis?

    I. Introduction The thirteen days of the Cuban Missile Crisis emphatically displayed the importance of American espionage to the United States and the rest of the world. Through human intelligence gathering methods, photoreconnaissance and signal interceptions the United States were able

  8. The American Dream - Freedom

    The American Dream What is the American Dream, and who are the people most likely to pursue it? The American Dream represents the goal specific to an individual. One person might consider a home that’s payed off their version of the American Dream, and another person might see it as the

  9. Natural Disasters

    TSUNAMIS A tsunami is a very long ocean wave generated by sudden displacement of the sea floor or of the oceanic mass The displacement of an equivalent volume of water generates the tsunami A tsunami is harmless until it approaches the coastline The most prone areas are those associated

  10. Early Explorers

    After five centuries, Christopher Columbus remains one of the most questionable and mystifying figures throughout history. Columbus has had notable declaratory labels such as one of the greatest mariners in history, a visionary genius, and a national hero. As well as these names, he has the

  11. Jackson Removal Bill

    "All is fair in love and war", is a significant phrase that has been known to man since the beginning of time. For centuries, land and power is a right that is given to those who are capable of getting it, regardless of origin and upbringing; if there is capability than the possibilities are

  12. Marketing Strategies for Equipment and Facilities Improvement

    As previously mentioned, our group decided to focus on the most obvious potential drawback: Station 2. We decided to purchase more Station 2 machines, since that station would have to process each unit of production twice instead of just once like station 1 & 3. What we underestimated, and in

  13. Collision Physics Lab Conclusion

    Conclusion: Category 1: Momentum was found that after the collision was less than before the collision by 10%. This was not what has been expected, so the difference was fairly significant. This happened because of friction, when the two pucks collided, they have lost a bit of their

  14. Carton

    Carton This was a man of true humble loyalty. Although he did see worth in his life, this man’s life made a huge impact on others. He was a man that kept his word and his promises. He was a man with a vision of Paris turning from slumbering to beautiful and flourishing. He created the

  15. Hip Hop Culture

    The Evolution of the Hip Hop Culture and Music In Nelson George’s textbook, “Hip Hop America,” he states, “hip hop is nothing, however, resilient” (12). The durability and elasticity that is found in hip hop, among other African American forms of music, has enabled the genre to adapt to

  16. Causes and Solutions to the Great Depression

    Causes and Solutions of the Great Depression There were many factors that led to the Great Depression; however, the greatest may have been the lack of regulation of the US economy. But with Roosevelt’s “Alphabet Soup” laws and regulations, as well as WWII –which provided a much needed

  17. Collisions and Conservation of Momentum

    Abstract: In this experiment, two object collided both elastically and in inelastically, the purpose of this experiment is to study the principle of conservation of momentum in collisions using two bodies. We also calculated the amount of kinetic energy in elastic and inelastic collisions

  18. Earthquake and Richter Magnitude Scale

    Intensity vs Magnitude Intensity describes the degree of shaking caused by an earthquake at a given place and decreases with distance from the earthquake epicentre. Magnitude a measure of earthquake size and remains unchanged with distance from the earthquake. In an example, Magnitude

  19. The Great Debaters

    Embarrassing Moments in My life Have you ever been a new student at anew school? Well I was at Brookwood Junior high school. It was my first 8th grade year experience at a new school in a new district. You know! When you are just getting used to the school and something embarrassing

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    Problem 21. How much heat is required to raise an 800-g copper pan from 15±C to 90±C if (a) the pan is empty; (b) the pan contains 1.0 kg of water; (c) the pan contains 4.0 kg of mercury? Solution (a) When just the pan is heated, ¢Q = mCucCu ¢T = (0:8 kg)(386 J=kg¢K)(90 ¡ 15)K = 23:2 kJ

  21. Who Can We Blame

    WHO CAN WE BLAME Ezerick L. Alexander ENG 122 Pamela Klem 8.18.2008 WHO CAN WE BLAME Growing up I can remember when the price of gas was right under a dollar, that when you could go to the gas pump an actually fill your car up for fifteen dollar, when you

  22. The Dying Man Becomes a Wolf

    Though seemingly simplistic, each Inuit drawing often speaks more than a thousand words about the social life and spiritual culture of the Arctic Canadian. The Dying Man Becomes a Wolf (1972) is an illustration of a song by Kukiiyaut, an artist from Baker Lake, Northern Canada (Butler,

  23. Europeans vs. Native Americans

    In the beginning, the Native Americans welcomed the new settlers with open arms. They taught the Europeans how to hunt, fish, and generally survive in their new land. The Indians traded with them, but sooner or later conflict flared and when Indians started dieng of diseases brought over by

  24. The Labor Unions

    Mike Lisak Between the late 1800s and early 1900s, the effort of labor unions to improve the position of workers was successful to some extent, though it generally failed to achieve its objective. Organized labor was created after workers were treated unfairly and could do nothing about it.

  25. The Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami of 2004

    Eatman, Ligaya Dr. Causey and Dr. Roth-Burnett UACU: Gateway 200 20 May 2012 The Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami of 2004 The tsunami of 2004 was a very devastating loss for many people around the eastern coast of India. It caused a lot of damage to the area. Even though the tsunami

  26. Cultures

    cultures I am doing my paper on china and spain.I chose Spain because it is part of my culture and china because I wanted to learn more about that culture. First I’m going to start off with explaining some traditions in each culture and my connection to Spain and how they are the same or

  27. Synthesis

    John Locke vs. William Cullen Bryant John Locke and William Cullen Bryant have similar yet differing opinions on the death penalty. John Locke was a puritan while William Cullen Bryant was a romantic. Although the two men have different mentalities and thought processes, their ideas on

  28. Elvis

    Early life Elvis Presley owed his ancestry to diverse European ethnic strains, primarily British and German; Presley's lineage also included some Native American, i.e., Cherokee descent.[12][13][14][15] His father, Vernon Elvis Presley[16] (April 10, 1916–June 26, 1979), had several low-paying

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    On April 5, 1856, Booker .T Washington was born on the Burroughs farm at the community of Hales ford, Virginia. Booker T. Washington mother was name Jane and she was an enslaved black woman who worked as a cook and his white father was a plantation owner. Sense Booker .T Washington mother was

  30. Industrial Revolution Effects

    The Industrial Revolution brought huge change to people and the environment. It led to extreme pollution to a point that the skies were barely blue, and it led to the huge technology boom that has never stopped. The Industrial Revolution introduces a new way of life, and had a worldwide effect.