The Earthquake shook the Mediterranean sea along with the land, causing an additional flood. This small but true story was taken from The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, written by Edward Gibbon. (Doc F). Another example of some of these horrendous situations was the spreading of diseases and plagues. These illnesses came from Asia and took the lives of the Romans living along the lines of the Mediterranean sea.
THE TRIANGLE FIRE: THE DEADLIEST INDUSTRIAL DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE CITY Triangle Shirtwaist Company In a tragic event accruing in the early 1900s, resulting in the deaths of 145 factory workers, ultimately led to the development of several laws and regulations that would better shape labor condition throughout the United States. In the paperback “The Triangle Fire” written by Jo Ann E. Argersinger, there are numerous primary sources with personal stories reflecting how this heartrending event shaped survivors of the Triangle Fire. Life in the Shop, All for One, and The Roosevelt I Knew are three primary sources within the text that reveal the labor conditions before and after the fire, perspectives of workers themselves, factory
Cyclone Tracey – Topic question: Why was Tropical Cyclone Tracey so significant to Australia? Initial Research: Tropical Cyclone Tracey was a small but catastrophic that hit Darwin in 25th of December 1974 and lasted two days. Accounted of 65 lives and destroyed lots of infrastructure and environment. Winds going at a pace of 50km/h and then hitting speeds of at 217km/h. Within 3 weeks, the cyclone lead to 2/3 of the population leaving to find safety.
In 366 CE, a “violent and destructive earthquake”(Document F) followed by a tsunami hit the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, leaving Rome shocked and frightened. “Fifty thousand persons had lost their lives in the city of Alexandria alone” according to Edward Gibbon’s The History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. The vast loss of lives meant that Rome had fewer defenders for their empire. A concatenation of plagues struck the Rome’s Empire and reduced the population to less than half of what it once was.“A series of plagues...swept over the empire which brought diseases..... [to] areas like the Mediterranean, where no resistance had been established.....The population of Rome decreased from a million people to 250,000”(Document F). Empire’s population decreased, thus leaving Rome with an even smaller army and closer to its “fall”.
In 2004 in Indonesia a 9.0 earthquake hit and created a tsunami that killed about 250,00 people and the author Richard Lewis recreaded the story in the killing sea because he is interested in the mysterious ocean. First on page 48 the narrator said “for as far as Ruslan could see, meulaboh had become a lake, clogged with floating debris”. this is true because meulaboh was one of the first places that the tsunami hit so all the ocean water was there and went through many cities and destroyed pretty much everything there.throughout the book Ruslan finds dead bodies and so did many of the rebels, it said that on page 49 the narrator said”across the way, ruslan can see dozens of bodies crumpled on second floor stairs of the shopping mall.” because of the tsunami, about 250,000 people had died so there would be many dead bodies everywhere and inside of every building, but especially in the shopping mall because people like to go to the mall so there would be a lot of people there. Then on page 18 the narrator said”from up top came peter exited cry.”hey, the reefs are drying up! there 's fish flopping fish around!”” in meulaboh,before the tsunami hit the reef dried up and groups of people were just standing there looking at the reef and there actually was fish flopping around, but then the tsunami hit and killed all of the tourists that were just standing there.richard Lewis accurately represented the tragedy of the tsunami in Indonesia and added a few characters that made
A tsunami event that occurred in 2004 , called the Boxing Day Tsunami, displaced 1.7 million and injured half a million of souls. A total of 230,000 people were killed (Telegraph,2014). Tsunamis are giant ocean waves that are triggered by an earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. These ocean waves will grow in height as they travel inland, due to the depth of the ocean decreasing. The world responded with donations and relief efforts to countries affected which included Indonesia, Thailand, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Burma and Maldives.
Starr In the Crucible Arthur Miller is rarely straightforward about religion and truth. However Arthur talks about how the people of Salem undermines the power of the church and state. The court places places their faith in the girls, because of the a covenant means of arresting their destroying power. Many also start to show their faith in individuals. Truth is whenever Abigail was actually Truthful about having an Affair with John Proctor.
The devastation of hurricane Irma was wide-spread and will take years to fully recover from. The total damage Hurricane Irma caused is calculated to be around $100 billion. The damage ranged from destruction of houses and building to 6.8 million people being without electricity (O’Hara, Kristy). The storm caused 38 casualties in the Caribbean and 34 in Florida. Irma flooded the entire area, leaving some places with hip-high water; buildings were lost, and caused destruction to anything that stood in the way.
She has brought upon the immoral aspect of the business and then she reflects on how exposing her nude body the immoral “river whore” gets sanitized into moral ‘Art’. This is when the second protagonist situation comes in, the models perceptions about the bourgeoisie reactions to what the artist has painted. The model says that “the bourgeoisie will coo at such an image of a river –whore .They call it Art.” Through this the poet shows how perceptions in society about gender change with context .In person, the nude model is a River Whore and on Canvas she is a great piece of ‘Art’ befitting the attention of people like “the Queen of England” who believe that ‘the Art’ is , “Magnificent”! The murmuring and the ogling of the painting at the great museums by the commoners, clearly explains gender bias. Duffy has used a pun on the word ‘hung’ to show how the model feels about it.