The Devil In The White City had many plot lines that took place in Chicago around 1893 at the World's Fair. The first plot line focuses mainly on Daniel Burnham constructing the World's Fair with his partner John Root. It tells a story of struggle for the men, how they had such a hard time constructing the large Farris wheel, to having to open unfinished, then having trouble getting attendance up. Then the struggle is over for the two guys for a short amount of time. Not long after they gather up just enough money to pay off their debts, the Fair had to shut down, as the mayor of Chicago had been assassinated, honestly a more positive reputation for Chicago.
Nazis dehumanize the jews in multiple ways and for multiple reasons in the times of the holocaust. The holocaust took place during WWII. At this time the chancellor of Germany know as Adolf Hitler had ordered a crusade against the jewish race. In this time period over 6 million jewish people including men women and children. Families were stripped from their homes with nearly all of their possessions removed from them.After first entering the gates they weren't even allowed the cloths off their backs.Elie Wiesel introduces the theme of Dehumanization in the holocaust by reckoning event of his past life throughout the novel.
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
The second article “Murder Machines: Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year” talks about how dangerous the cars had become to pedestrians especially in the cities after the war,“In the first four years after World War I, more Americans died in auto accidents than had been killed during battle in Europe”(Murder Machines: Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year).It talks about how back in the 1920s they didn 't have laws like they do today to protect prediction from the large cars on the narrow roads, because the government wasn 't catching on to how dangerous the cars had become. In “The Great Gatsby” there are several scenarios where there car prove how dangerous they are but there one scene that is perfectly fits the article. Several years after Gatsby comes back from the war and meets up with Daisy and her new husband Tom and they go into town together in separate cars. However on the way back Daisy and Gatsby drive back from town and Gatsby lets Daisy drive, with Gatsby 's bright yellow car she hits Myrtle Wilson, her husband 's mistress, it was a total accident but it was fatal to Myrtle killing her because she came running out onto the street and Daisy couldn 't stop the
In December of 1955, when Rosa Parks refused to give her seat on a bus to a white man, for which she was arrested and spent the night in Jail. Martin Luther King organized a boycott of the bus system. The Montgomery bus boycott lasted over a year, and so many people refused to ride buses that the bus companies lost a lot of money. In December 1956, the Supreme Court declared that segregated busses were unconstitutional. This was a major victory for the civil rights movement and it proved that peaceful methods could create change.
By the time Hannibal’s army had reached Rome, half of his soldiers had died from freezing temperatures and cholera. Hannibal’s obsession had taken a religious aspect, validating his goal to destroy Rome, unfortunately, his obsession kills almost half his army. This is only the beginning of Hannibal’s obsessive and goal oriented
The final challenge presented itself to Obama on November 24, 1982, Nairobi, Kenya, a green Chevrolet collided with a vehicle. Inside was Barack Obama Sr. the future president 's father had just passed away in a tragic car accident. At first, Obama did not take the absence of a father in the family very well. To quote him in an interview, "I didn 't have a dad in the house. And I was angry about it" This only further amplified his frustration of the society around him and he began to struggle.
Scott Stringer issued a report calling for total removal of the commercial Bail Bonds in the city, hoping it would eventually lead to the states and the nation. In Stringer’s report is said that the city spends $100 million a year to lock up people who are too poor to make bail. This was news to one of the biggest bail bond business owner in New York. She claimed that Bail Bond businesses are small functional and integral part of the criminal justice system for New York. $10,000 bond costs $860 in New York, the lowest premium in the nation.
Black cab drivers lowered their prices to 10 cents (Price of a bus ticket) for protestors. For 13 months the boycott continued, until in June 1956 the leaders appealed to the Supreme Court and by 21st December 1956, the buses were desegregated. Significances The Montgomery Bus boycott was the beginning of the civil rights movements throughout the 1950’s and 60’s, with the ramifications of this one small act snowballing into a movement that brought about the end of the Jim Crow laws across the United States, and a betterment of African-American standings in their own country. The process of desegregation was set into motion in the south, though it was majorly forced upon the bus companies due to the supreme court ruling and financial protest from the boycott. It was also the first major protest organised by the unofficial head of the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr.
The Nazis lost 2 million votes in the election (“The Holocaust”). Hitler tried to takeover the government, but didn’t and was sentenced to 9 months (“The Rise…”). While Hitler was in jail, he wrote a book about the Nazi Party beliefs and unhuman practices (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). Hitler used violence to take control of government (Pappas 4). Germany had no faith in their government when they lost in WW1 (“The Holocaust”).