It took 15,000 workers to build her with 8 of those men losing their lives during her construction. It took $7,5000 (€1.5 million) to build her. It took 3,000 rivets to construct the hull, which was a mix of iron and steel. It measured in 882.9 ft in length, 92 ft in width, and weighed 26,000 tons. The steel was held together by iron rivets that were hammered by hand since they did not have the proper welding technology that we have today.
After this defeat, they both committed suicide. In 27 BC the Roman Senate gave Octavian the title of Augustus. So he now was Emperor of Rome. He was a great leader of Rome because he built many buildings, roads, and bridges in Rome, he brought peace to the land, and strengthened the army which conquered the Mediterranean Sea. Pax Romana, “Peace of Rome”, was a time where Rome sustained internal peace for about 200 years.
On July 1st - 3rd of 1863 approximately 160,000 men were involved in the largest battle of the Civil War and the largest battle ever fought in North America in a small town in Pennsylvania, Gettysburg. Of the 160,000 men the 85,000 northerners outnumbered the 75,000 strong southerners. The battle is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War and a turning point in favor of the north. After the fighting had ended, the Union in total had 23,049 casualties and the Confederacy had 28,063, a great Union victory.
Early on the evening of the 26 January 1808, exactly twenty years after the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney Cove, the only military coup in Australian history bloodlessly unfurled. In what was to be posthumously dubbed, ‘the Rum Rebellion’, approximately 400 armed soldiers and officers of the New South Wales Corps, commanded by Major George Johnson and fuelled by John Macarthur, fixed bayonets and marched on Government House. Conjugated through ideas of usurpation and a mutual hatred for the incumbent Governor of New South Wales, Captain William Bligh, the mutinous Rum Corps successfully took control of the colony and effectively installed an illegal military junta, which brutally governed the settlement for nearly two years. When considered narrowly, the motives informing the deposition of the infamous Governor Bligh can be loosly distilled down to the collision of two immutable adversaries. On the one hand, the tyrannical machinations of the indomitable Captain Bligh, and on the other, the abrasive manoeuvres of the opportunist frontiersman John Macarthur.
This battle ended with 24000 deaths. The largest sea-land-air battle in history and last battle in the Pacific. Okinawa is the biggest island of the Ryuku archipelago, even though it only measures 60 miles in length. Surprisingly this island in southern Japan, is one of the most strategical places to attack Japan.
The confederacy, led by Robert E. Lee, suffered more of a loss even though they had less casualties then the union, having 10,320. Oh those casualties, 1,550 died, 7,750 injured and 1,020 missing. just from 6 to 10 am, over 8,000 confederate soldiers had died. (education-portal.com) The north won and it was the bloodiest single day in American history.
“The Jewish quarter was surrounded by barbed wire and later closed off with a 10foot high, 11mile long brick wall, which established the Warsaw ghetto. A 24 member Jewish Council, created by the Nazis and known as the Judenräte, maintained order and was the administrative link between the Jews and the Nazi Occupiers”(Warsaw Ghetto Uprising). An uprising that lasted five months by the Jewish people was turned around when Nazis bombed the ghetto and demolished synagogues in WWII. They moved in 150,000 Jews and established the Warsaw Ghetto. Over the next couple years it became cramped and many of the people died of starvation, disease, and extermination.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened to the public on 1 July 1940, construction having been completed in just one year and seven months. It had a span of 1810 metres, the third longest in the world at the time, and promised to bring great economic growth to the Kitsap Peninsula in the US state of Washington. However, after its spectacular collapse on 7 November 1940, just four months after its completion, the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge is now remembered as one of the most famous structural failures in history. The Tacoma Narrows forms part of the Puget Sound strait, which separates the Kitsap Peninsula from the Washington mainland.
In September of 1861, Lincoln issued, what would later be known as the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. “. . . The Emancipation Proclamation was the most revolutionary pronouncement ever signed by an American President, striking the legal shackles from four million black slaves and setting the nation’s face toward the total abolition of slavery. . .” (Guelzo
Before World War II, the city was a major center of Jewish life and culture in Poland. Warsaw 's prewar Jewish population of more than 350,000 constituted about 30 percent of the city 's total population. The Warsaw Jewish community was the largest in both Poland and Europe, and was the second largest in the world, second only to New York City. Following the German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, Warsaw suffered heavy air attacks and artillery bombardment.
The iconic World Trade Center was located in downtown Manhattan. 110 stories high looking over the city. “More than 10,000 workers were involved in building the World Trade Center complex.” (World Trade Center) It was a dream come true for American citizens, 200,000 people visited these iconic towers daily.
Expansion of Islamic empire “by Allah’s help, some 70,000 of them (the Greeks) were put to death. ”(document A). Battle what does that mean? Does it mean conquering, fighting, killing.
Transcontinental Railroad The largest single construction project ever undertaken within the country left approximately eighty thousand people dead, weighing in as the fifth deadliest construction project in the world. The Transcontinental Railroad shortened the distance traveled from the east coast to the west coast from months in a horse drawn wagon to only eight days by train. On July 1,1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed into law the Pacific Railroad Act. Asa Whitney, a New York businessmen tried for this project as early as the 1840’s, however, the 1850’s was the year that the United States Army Corps of Engineers was granted permission to survey the routes.
Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP) —Alabama has one of the country’s largest Greek communities with more than 10,000 members belonging to one of the 61 fraternities and sororities. Millions of dollars spent on mansions that line the campus each housing Greek-letter organizations. Among these Phi Gamma Delta whose location is considered one of the best –located directly across from Bryant-Denny Stadium and a . Five onetime University of Alabama fraternity members will face hazing charges at 1:30pm CDT.
The influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 was one of the fastest spreading diseases in world history. It was first traced back to Kansas, in the United States at Camp Funston during WWI in the early months of March (Influenza 1918-19). Only six days after it was first reported,