They put him on a prison ship and he got sick and died in three weeks. It doesn't make any sense. You can understand why they took Mr. Rogers or Captain Betts, but why imprison a ten-year-old boy?". This was a quote from Mrs. Meeker regarding Jerry’s confusing and ironic death. As she states nobody understands it, which no one did and what had happened before he had passed.
As he and his men searched the inland for fresh water and wood, they spotted the Calusa tribal village at Mound Key. They realized the Calusa tribe was a very unfriendly tribe. The explorers scrambled back to their ships and decided quickly to leave the area and sail back to Puerto Rico. In the year of 1521, Ponce De Leon was ordered to return to Florida to form another colony.
Early Jamestown: Why Did Some Many Colonist Die? In the year of 1607, three ships sailed to a newly discovered land with over one hundred British colonists, but they had no idea what was in store(B.E.). Within a year of their journey, half the men died, but why?
Did you know that Loung Ung had been through a genocide with her family and only a few of them survived. Well, this story is about a war that is taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and ends in America. One day outside Loung sees people on the back of trucks coming into the city and everybody is cheering them one because they all think the war is over, but for her town they all do not now what is going to happen after the Khmer Rouge tells them that they have to evacuate the area for three days and says you can return in the meanwhile. In the memoir, First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung, the author demonstrates how the Khmer Rouge use the techniques of fear in order to take control over Cambodia cities and farms.
Have you ever been homeless? This was the case for 100,000 people in 1871 because of the Chicago Fire. How does the Chicago Fire still affect what we see today? Buildings today are required to be safer, stronger, and built with better materials. If the fire didn’t happen we wouldn’t have these buildings we have now because there wouldn’t be any room for them.
Even though it was a very immense plan, 80% of the settlers died within the first four years. The question is what are the reasons so many colonist die in Jamestown between 1607 and 1611? So many colonists died because of their terrible relations with Powhatan Indians, lack of clean water,
Many woke up that Tuesday morning expecting to carry on with their daily lives, only to have it pulled out from underneath their feet. Over the course of that morning, four terrorist attacks were orchestrated by the Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda, killing a total of 2,977 people and wounding 6,000 more. Life in every corner of America was shaken. Where Americans once felt safe, they now felt vulnerable. Many wondered what was going to happen next, but no one knew.
She tells the readers about the sufferings of Tameem family during the civil war in Syria. Some of their relatives were killed and their house was destroyed. Due to lack of security and safety, the family motivated by Gazwhe, the mother, decides to leave their land. After long time they are able to enter Jordan. But since Jordan has plenty of restrictions due to shortage of resources, they decided to apply for an immigration visa in United States.
David was a gay HIV activist who later died. He was the son of Kay and William Kirby who lived in Columbus Ohio (Cosgrove 3). The notorious virus HIV which later turned into AIDS lead to the death of David Kirby (Cosgrove 3). David passed
In the summer of 1932, thousands of unemployed World War I veterans marched to Washington D.C, in hope of getting bonus wages that they were promised years earlier. After camping for months, these veterans were pushed out by force, the military burned their camps. Many veterans were killed and gassed. It was wrong bringing the army against our citizens, These veterans were desperate, many of them did not have a home, they did not have jobs and they had families to feed. Why did the government did not pay them their bonus early?If
In 1587, John White led a group of one hundred women, men, and children in an attempt to build a colony in the new world. After White sailed back to England a year later to bring more supplies, and didn 't return for another three years, the colony mysteriously vanished. There are many theories as to what happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Some say that the settlers were driven out by violence, other’s think that they all died of disease. Personally, my partner and I believe that there were multiple factors that contributed to the Colony’s disappearance.
The 26 Lives that Changed America On December 14th, 2012 the United States of America broadcasted the third deadliest massacre by one man alone of 26 lives. (Wikipedia) Bullets rang through the halls of Sandy Hook Elementary School that morning, murdering 20 children and 6 adults. Each child had a name, a family, and a future they never got to fulfil. During the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, parents were terrified of the possibility their kid could be next.
Darfur was mainly non-Arab and they said that the government was ignoring their needs. As a result in 2003, they attacked government buildings, which led to the creation of the Janjaweed (Arab militia). The Janjaweed killed thousands of people, destroyed villages, and made others flee the country. This violence never ended and is still going on to this day.