Titanic Crossing Genre: Historic Fiction Barbara Williams Copyright: 1995 Pages: 163 Grade: 4-5 Summary: Barbara Williams, novel the Titanic Crossing depicts the story of main character, Albert and his family as they aboard the Titanic in April of 1912 in hopes of returning back to America. Although Alberts family, are not excited about the new adventure, Albert is excited about going back home and the opportunity to explore the enormous ship, the Titanic. The night of the sinking of the Titanic, Albert locates his sister Ginny onto one of the lifeboats that are for women and children. When loading on the lifeboat, Albert is shocked to be informed by the crewmen that his age of thirteen qualifies him as a man, and he is forced to separate
The ship was going from Southampton, U.K. to New York City. Titanic was often called “The Unsinkable.” The ship costed $7.5 million (over $400 million today) to build. The Titanic could have had been more prepared for its upcoming maiden voyage, if the builders were prepared for what the possibilities were. The Titanic sank because, obviously, the ship hit an iceberg. There is more to the story than that.
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.
I 've been waiting ever since the Titanic was being built which was in 1998 as I was a young, 18 year old. There was a book written in 1889 called, The Wreck of the Titan. This made me nervous to go on the Titanic in the first place because the ships had almost the exact same name. I 'm a wealthy woman, although not wealthy enough to go join first class neither was I too poor for the third class. So I decided to go explore the second class, right in the middle of the two.
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Titanic was the largest of its time and could expect to be fully booked on its maiden voyage. A national coal strike began in the UK which caused considerable disruption to shipping schedules in the spring of 1912, causing many crossings to be cancelled. Because of this strike many passengers postponed their travels. The strike had finished a few days before Titanic sailed. Despite this, Titanic sailed on the scheduled date, as coal was transferred from other vessels including Olympic.
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?
The ride was super long but we had some beautiful sights to watch as we drove by on the warm pleasant day. We spent 3 days there exploring the Golden Gate Bridge, downtown Francisco and the Chinese Tea garden. Then on our way back to LA, we spent a whole day at Yosemite National Park. The park was just breathtaking with the sky high and steep mountains, oh what a view it was. We hiked a mountain half way and
In addition, there were many stops the Titanic took. The 3 football field length ship, (According to Kids.nationalGeographic.com) caused a burst commotion when it left on its maiden voyage from Sotheasthampon, England, on April 10, 1912. It stopped at Cherbourg, France, and on April 11, it stopped in Queenstown (today known as Cobh), Ireland. Then it set sail for New York, it’s last stop, and had about 2,204 passengers when it headed for New York. Immigrants on the Titanic Therefore, because the Titanic carried many people, there were many immigrants hoping to get a glimpse of the American dream.
Between the years of 1914 and 1918, tragedy spread widely across the globe as an event called World War I was responsible for killing over 17 million people in Europe. The feuding sides of the Allies and the Central Powers hoped to end all wars by creating an agreement titled the Treaty of Versailles, but the Treaty failed as World War II was soon to start within the next two decades. The Treaty eventually took an opposing turn and was a contributing factor towards the start of World War II due to the claims that Germany was responsible for every act in World War I. Although the Treaty of Versailles was not the initial cause of the start of World War II, it helped to cause the war through the notions that the treaty removed too much of Germany’s gained territories, it deprived Germany of its military, it severely restricted Germany economically, and it caused Germany to feel guilty towards the war. It is unquestionable that Germany was stripped of all of its colonized land due to the Treaty of
Grover married his wife, Frances Folsom Grover in 1886.Grover was 27 years older than her. While Grover was in office he changed a lot of things for America by breaking the record of 414 vetoed bills meaning he basically said no to them. One of the vetoed bills was to give money to help Civil war veterans. He said no to that because he found out that they were making up stories to get the money. When his round was still in run the one and only Statue of Liberty was given to the us by the people of France.
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On April 15 the unsinkable ship went down into the North Atlantic Ocean. I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic by Lauren Tarshis is about the tragedy of the Titanic. I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic is about a 10 year old boy named George. Living in New York, George and his sister, Phoebe, went to England with their Aunt Daisy. They sail home on the ship of the Titanic.