Research Paper On Titanic

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Andy Nguyen
English 12
Period 1
November 16, 2015
R.M.S Titanic The sinking of the R.M.S Titanic is one of the most devastating events throughout history. It’s been over 100 years since the R.M.S Titanic sunk, and till this day it still fascinate thousands of people. The Titanic was planned by a company called White Star Line and was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard. Construction on the R.M.S Titanic began on March of 1909, months after White Star Line’s first liner known as the Olympic (CITE HERE) The cost of the Titanic was approximately $7.5 million and was completed in 1912 in Northern Ireland (Belfast). “These magnificent vessels were the industrial marvels of their age and Titanic was to be the biggest, fastest and most luxurious liner yet” (“BBC - History - Titanic”)
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After years of waiting, the “unsinkable” ship set sail from Southampton, England to New York City. In April 10th, 1912, the Titanic was docked in Southampton and was ready to aboard passengers for the journey of their lives. The passengers consist of countless people, from different race, to different culture. It also consists of “millionaires, silent movie stars, school teachers and emigrants, in search of a better life in the United States” (“BBC - History - Titanic”). When over 2,000 passengers were on board, their new lives and the maiden voyage had

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