It was effected by the collision in the Halifax Harbor led to the biggest man made explosion in the world before the era of the atomic bomb on December 6th, 1917. Most children were going to school and were on there way; that means most children died rather than adults. It also destroyed the town and that took about 2 years to repair. At the time no one knew what to do they were freaking out because of all these disasters that happened. Most people were distracted by all the fire and such that they didn’t move a one bit; they just stood there.
Residents of New Orleans have been urged to leave the city, but its evacuation routes were so congested, the authorities acknowledge that hundreds of thousands of residents would not get out in time. Leslie Phillips January 31, 2006 stated from the government’s point of view, “in the days leading up to Katrina’s landfall, 85 percent of the city evacuated successfully the 85 percent that were ambulatory and had, found, or could afford transportation, and had a place to stay. That is the one bright spot in this tale. However, many of the city’s most vulnerable populations – the poor, the sick, and the aged – were left behind. The city opened the Superdome as a refuge of last resort, but the Dome was ill equipped to accommodate the tens of thousands who would flock there in desperation to escape the rising floodwaters.
Bush. After 9/11, President Bush established that all alien detainees would be held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and be held without any rights pending trial. He felt that because Guantanamo is not formally a part of the United States and strictly held by lease then detention there didn’t entitle the detainees to rights that they would be entitled to within the United States. Lakhdar Boumediene was a naturalized citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina and was being held by the U.S. in Guantanamo Bay. He petitioned the Supreme Court that this was unlawful and On June 12, 2008 in a slim 5-4-majority vote, it was ruled that all prisoners being held on Guantanamo Bay had a right to Habeas Corpus under the Constitution because the base itself was considered sovereign territory.
. We think [it] guarantees that we’ll have the kind of treatment of these individuals that we believe they deserve. —Vice President Dick Cheney, November 14, 20011 Guantanamo Bay By G E R A R D P . F O G A R T Y Undermining the Global War on Terror P rosecution of the war on terror has resulted in the detention of some 650 citizens from over 40 countries at military facilities on the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Although the Bush administration has held firm to the position outlined by Vice President Cheney in 2001, the legality of this position continues to elicit worldwide commentary and, most recently, the interest of the Supreme Court.
Once the press got a hold of it Weiner quickly dined it, but then realized that the storm had already come. The media had blown up his catastrophe over all sources of media. Upon further thought he admitted publicly that he sent the photo and apologized. “Weiner acknowledged at a news conference … that he had lied in previously saying that he had not sent any photos” (MIGA). He realized the impact the media left on his reputation and could not go back to his job.
Many people, especially Americans, believe that Germany killed the passengers on the Lusitania for no apparent reason. Now, the government of America tries to call the incident a horrible mistake. Germany did not, however, completely act in error. Surprisingly, the Lusitania had many dark secrets. Germany sunk the Lusitania because
Millions of people lost their jobs during these tragic times, and left their homes in pursuit of securing work, but most fell short. As a result, many found themselves homeless and struggling for survival. Tom Kromer, who was twenty-three years old at the time, published a book in 1935 titled “Waiting for Nothing”, wherein he gave descriptive accounts of the cruel conditions
Once the spill occurred the economy face a drop in its growth. The chemical plant was placed on probation until the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) could figure out a solution to this problem. Placing the company on probation put many employers on leave until the company started up again. According to Ap’s website “Virtually every restaurant was closed Saturday, unable to use water to prepare food, wash dishes or clean employees' hands. Meanwhile, hotels had emptied and foot traffic was down at many retail stores.” People were loosing money because of the spill.
The workers are unable to get government relief because they have not lived in the state for a year. Weakened by hunger, many resort to begging and stealing. The pity of the townspeople for the starving workers soon turns to fear. The only person in town who is busy is the
As people were watching the impact from hurricane Katrina on television, thousands of people of New Orleans were stranded on their rooftops. Within 24 hours, Americans found out that most of the people that were stranded were poor and black. The people of New Orleans, after being flooded out of their homes, had to relay on the