The History has gone as far back as 1836, and all the earthquakes range from a 5.6- 7.8. Currently the 1906 Earthquake was the biggest being a 7.8. The People of San Francisco recovered quickly after the fire, and by 1909 all of the damaged buildings were rebuilt taller and stronger.Although about 28,000 buildings were damaged or destroyed by the 1906 Earthquake and Fire, about 20,500 brand new buildings replaced them and started the heart of San Francisco.Some people said that they recovered too quickly. The earthquake hit on a wednesday and plumbers had already got to work fixing the lines by
The Battle of Vimy Ridge The Battle of Vimy Ridge is Canada 's most celebrated military victory, it took place from April 9th 1917 to April 17th 1917. The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais part of France. This was a part of World War I and was a smaller part of the Battle of Arras. The battle started at 5:30 A.M. The first wave had 20,000 soldiers each carrying 36 kilograms of equipment.
Nevado del Ruiz Case Study The Eruption and its Impacts What happened? On November 13th, 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupted triggering destructive lahars, which caused approximately 23 000 human deaths, 4500 were injured and, following the catastrophe, 8000 became homeless . Signs of seismic activity can be traced back to July of the same year, where seismograph on the mountain showed uncharacteristically seismic activity levels . Later, in September 1985, not only had the level of seismic activity increased in the region, but steam explosions accompanied them . In November, seismic activity was observed near the summit of the volcano .
“By midnight over 36,000 men and 3,200 vehicles, 90 percent of the invasion force, were ashore with casualties of 13 killed, 97 wounded, and 44 missing.” (history.army.mil CMH Pub 72-19). 36th Engineers held the front line on Anzio for fifty days, earning the name “The Little Seahorse Division”, given by the Germans. (globalsecurity.org) On 25 May 1977, 36th Engineers linked up with U.S. II Corps and the Fifth Army forces. Once the link up was made, the Fifth Amy along with the Engineers, merged on the Anzio bank head. The assault was led by General Clark, by the time the Allied forces arrived the Germans had fled.
U.S. forces had 54 killed and 425 wounded in the initial attack in November. By 23 December, when the operation was officially concluded, the casualty number had risen to 95 killed and 560 wounded. British forces had 4 killed and 10 wounded in two separate attacks in the outskirts of Fallujah while Iraqi forces suffered 8 killed and 43 wounded. Estimates of insurgent casualties are complicated by a lack of official figures. Most estimates places the number of insurgents killed at around 1,200 to 1,500, with some estimations as high as over 2,000 killed.
“We the people of the United States…” these were the first words written by colonists in the year 1787. On September 17th leaders from the 13 colonies, including George Washington, got together and produced the United States Constitution, it included basic rights and laws for the nation. May 4th, 1607, Jamestown is one of the first colonies founded in the United States. It was located in today’s Virginia and is famous for its struggles to keep its people alive for the first couple years. With about 80% of the population dead from starvation and disease, it is believed that they resorted to cannibalism.
One major similarity, besides the fact that both colonies were from England, is that both colonies had a very large number of deaths after winter passed. England sent 100 men and boys to establish jamestown colony. By the end of the first winter, around 40 members of jamestown still stood. In total, 70% of settlers would die in Jamestown. By the end of the first winter in Plymouth colony, 50% of the settlers died.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a famous structure that was first called The New York and Brooklyn Bridge then it was called the East River Bridge and finally was crowned The Brooklyn Bridge later on. The bridge was first designed by a man named John Augustus Roebling, a German Immigrant who has made other bridges, like the Lackawaxen bridge in Pennsylvania. He was a victim of something called the Caisson Disease.The construction of the bridge started on the 3rd of January on the year of 1870 and had lasted for 13 years. There was 600 workers, 27 of which died during the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. Mr Roebling and a number of the workers caught something called the Caisson Disease during the construction of the bridge.
The Utes speak shoshonean, which is a dialect of the Uto-Aztecan language. Geographic Origin of the Ute Tribe No one knows when the ancestors of the Utes arrived in Utah. But by 1500, Utes had distributed through eastern and central Utah and some regions of Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. The Utes were a tribe that mostly lived in the mountainous regions of Utah and Colorado near the Colorado River.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have the oldest surviving cultural history in the world, going back 50,000 – 65,000 years. The aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders were hunter – gatherers who were well adapted to the land and the environment. Within these indigenous cultures there were hundreds of different languages spoken, therefore each indigenous culture had their own significant cultural and spiritual identity. The British first arrived in Australia in 1770, and labelled the land as ‘Terra Nullius’ (no man’s land). Between 1788 – 1900, it is estimated that the indigenous population of Australia was reduced by 90% due to the introduction of new disease, settler acquisition of indigenous lands, direct and violent conflict with the colonisers (Australians Together, 2016).
Greater Akialoa Many different species have become extinct throughout the years, the Greater Akialoa is one of them. It lived on three Hawaiian islands. The causes leading up to extinction is forest clearance and diseases. The Greater Akialoa or the Hemignathus ellisianus are extinct. The Greater Akialoa was a bird that has been extinct for almost forty-seven years.
Thupchen Gompa was built by Tashi Gon who was the first King. Chhyoede Gompa (1757) was built by King A-Ham Tshewang Phuntsok Tskgyen Norbu. Visit the five-storied Jhong Cave with 40 rooms that take 3 hours. To reach the Nyphu Cave Monastery takes a day hiking. Damodar Kunda can visit from the Lo Manthang that takes few days.
James "Jim" Bridger was a famous mountain man. He was born on March 17, 1804 and died July 17, 1880. He got married three times, and all of them were to Native Americans. When he joined General Ashley 's expedition he was seventeen years old , the youngest member. Most of the other members with him called him Old Gabe or Blanket Chief.
When they first arrived to the Roanoke island in 1590, “colonists had mysteriously disappeared.” (Background Essay packet pg. 35) But these risks were considered possible risks in arriving at the new world. When they first set foot at Jamestown, it was filled with about 15,000 powhattan indians. They were ruled by a chief named Wahunsonacock. There were about 110 settlers and about 70 died by the end of december.