Magellan set a village on fire, and it was the village that Lapu Lapu the chief lived in. After Magellan realized what he did he knew he was in trouble and then they began fighting. With only around ten men defending Ferdinand, the rest of the crew stayed on the ship while they were at battle. This Final document shows how several of Magellan's crew members did not really care for him, as most of the crew stayed on the ship while he was in trouble. After one hour the battle ended with Magellan with a sword in his face, and his very few supporters dead.
While some people 's ignorance brought upon pain and suffering, it also brought out the thoughtfulness and bravery of others. The Titanic is said to have been brought down by a huge iceberg that struck the hull of the ship, yet what if it was really the people commanding the boat that ended its life? She left the harbor on her maiden voyage to New York on April 10,1912. A distance into the trip the Titanic started receiving warning about ice formations ahead in their course, yet they seemed to only ignore them with ignorance. Like in these lines from ‘’R.M.S.
At various times throughout the story, mainly through the trials, Odysseus made many decisions and forced his crew to go through many potentially lethal situations without preparing his own crew, or situations that were just a waste of time. This then leads to not only all of his crew being killed but the creation of many bad relationships. The first example of Odysseus mistreating his crew is when he and his crew went through the trails, “No more. Come, / let me tell you about the voyage fraught with hardship / Zeus inflicted on me, homeward bound from Troy...” 9.42-44. During these trials, many burdens were put on Odysseus’ crew, which led to all of his crew eventually all being killed before returning to Ithaca.
Waiting for help, Rose took a nap and when she woke up Jack died (James Cameron & Jon Landau 1997). The boat sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and killed 1,503 people and only 705 people survived. There was several actions people could of taken so Titanic wouldn 't sink. Captain Smith was going too fast and should of slowed down. They spend a lot of money on Titanic and they even said it was an unsinkable ship so then why did it sink?
Larson not only blames the sinking of this ship upon the submarine that sunk the ship, but also he spies who withheld information about another safe route the ship could have used. Another claim was that because the cruiser had to take on passengers from another ship, The Cameronia, the ship was then delayed for about two days, and could not continue on the original course time, so you could say they ended up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Another major problem on this ship was that the workers were not fully executing the drills they were instructed to do on a daily basis, and not instructing the passengers to learn the procedure either. On page 208, it states, “ Passengers had been instructed to keep their
The key was held by an officer who was kicked off the crew before they had left. The icebergs would have been spotted earlier on if the guards who were watching, would have had their binoculars, and the captain would have been able to turn the ship and miss the iceberg completely (Boyle, 2012.) New regulations have been made partly because of this tragic accident. One of them being that; to have a good look out is to have, good eyes, telescope, and binoculars. It is also to have a look out man constantly at the masthead in the day, and several look out around the ship at night and in addition to the officers on watch
The United States was unaware and not ready for the attack. This left twelve American ships destroyed and another one to be very damaged. In addition to that, 2400 Americans died in the bombing and over 1100 military workers and civilians were hurt badly from the attack. This was the major event that created the tension between Japan and the United States and caused the United States to declare war on Japan the following day. This damaged the sense of security the country felt because many of their own had died.
The Triangle fire killed 146 people and many others were badly injured. Everyone who jumped, mainly from the 9th and 10th floors, were killed. This was the highest death toll for any fire I've ever heard a factory having, 25 workers died in the Newark factory fire. After that fire I knew that another fire was going to come up as fire safety was not the main concern in New York factories. There was only way to escape as the elevator was engulfed in flames almost immediately after the fire started and the fire escape was poorly designed and even started collapsing as the fire raged on.
As the conditions grew worse for the Donner Party, they built more cabins, but their animals wandered off, and they were left with hardly anything to eat, including “family pets, bones, twigs, a concoction described as "glue," strings and, eventually, human remains” (news.discovery.com). Realizing that they would all starve to death if they did not do anything, the group sent out fifteen people to travel to Sutter’s Fort and bring supplies. As a result of the malnutrition and cold, eight of this party died, and the rest of the desperate group cannibalized seven of them. As soon as the remainder of the party reached the other side of the mountains, messages were sent out, and the first rescue group went to the Donner
The passengers including Dr. Chamberlain and his ex-wife Jennifer found out that they will be passing the Cassandra Crossing which was an unsafe bridge that haven’t been used since 1948. They tried to stop the train because they will be passing by that bridge but only stopped the back part and saved everyone there but the bridge collapses killing everyone in the front half. At the end scene of the movie, Dr. Stradner hoped that there will be
The inaction and sloppiness of the US government and its military at the time is what caused the USS Indianapolis to fail and for the nearly 900 men to die at sea. If the ship would have been properly repaired and stocked, along with the men on the ship being properly trained for sea life, all those innocent, brave lives would not have died. The ship sank and failed due to the military 's haste upon needing new recruits and the how utterly unprepared the ship was
Just earlier this very year, there was a horrible fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory where 146 workers perished. Some died from the fire and others from jumping from the windows in order to escape it. Triangle Shirtwaist has brought the plight of these poor workers to the forefront as the public takes notice of the lack of safety measures in place at not just this factory, but many similar workplaces, and demands that something be done to prevent such a tragedy from occurring again. I believe one of the first steps to creating a safer workplace is having government regulations in place that prevent the mistreatment of workers and ensure that employees can escape in case of emergency. The regulations themselves should not be just broad, but address the many issues that workers face in order to give the workers the safest and healthiest working environment possible.
"The trip to the United States was awful. All of the other immigrants on the boat had to be really close to each other," Yulia says " because everyone was tightly pressed together in a little area, when one person got sick many people would. Eventually the sickest people( typically the elderly and children) started to die. By the time we got to Elis Island, about a third of the immigrants were dead." Kira tried her best to protect Yulia from the horrific illnesses and deaths but that was almost impossible due to their situation.
Whoever drove the ship couldn’t have been paying attention. The people didn’t even consider slowing down due to the hard hit the Titanic took. There are a million reasons the Titanic was a disaster. The ship was going too fast because when it hit the iceberg, it came to a complete stop. There were not too many lifeboats.