How To Write An Essay On Isaac's Storm

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Isaac 's Storm Question 1:
The perception of progress is tremendously different amongst individuals, in Isaac 's Storm. A small percentage of people knew the danger before much progression. An unusual account of that was Louise 's cat. Her cat was "restless and kept following...he was more aware of the approaching danger." (Larson 182) It was as if the cat had a sixth sense, when danger was about to appear. It was an animal instinct for the cat to feel off of danger, when was coming. The people of Galveston didn 't have the sense, because they only caught on to the danger when it was already happening. Some others only took a little while to understand the progression. For Mae Palmer it wasn 't until her yard was under water. She bent down and, "stuck her finger in the water and tasted it. It was salt water." (Larson 151) Salt water only comes from the
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Part 2-Option A: In Isaac’s Storm, the explosion of the battleship Maine is mentioned. The explosion happened on February 15, 1898 in Havana harbor, Cuba. The ships were there to support Cuba’s independence movement. It was also there to protect the U.S. business and military interests. It killed two hundred and sixty American crew members. The American public was outraged. The American Yellow Press released, “Remember the Maine! To hell with Spain!” Most Americans believed it was Spain’s fault for the explosion. It created tension between America and Spain. The explosion was a major contributor to the Spanish-American War, two months later. This connects to Isaac 's Storm because, the explosion meant war. In war, weather is an important factor. America had a strong navy, so the weather would be at sea. This gives an opportunity to the Weather Bureau. If the Weather Bureau helps set the forecasts for battle and America wins, it gives the Bureau a good reputation. It shows the Bureau gives accurate forecasts and they are trustworthy. It gives people an impression that if the navy can trust the
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