George Mueller’s arrest caused eight thousand steel and electrical workers in the Pittsburgh district to strike in protest. Mueller wanted them to return to work, but the union members had a meeting and voted to not consider a company offer about their wages until the court lifted its antistrike injunction. Due to the strike many stores closed, and the trolley service was reduced to 50 per cent of what it was before. The charges against Mueller were eventually dropped, which led to negotiations about wages. Trolley service was completely cut by a sympathy strike a short time after the negotiations began.
The rough Winter most likely was the cause to 70 deaths. Based on the “Background Essay”, “Then, in the awful winter of 1609-1610, another two-thirds of the settlers died.” Harsh winters were bound to happen. There was nothing anybody could do about it or prevent it. The colonists could have prepared for it, but because they did not have the current technology, they could have not possibly predicted that a rough winter was coming their way. According to “Document D”, in 1607 August through October “Summer sickness kills half the colonists” The summer of 1607 was so severe that it killed 50 people.
On may 4th, 2007 a little after 9:48 pm Greensburg Kansas was torn of the map. Tornado sirens went off in Greensburg 20 minutes before the tornado hit. That saved many lives. The tornado was so wide a storm chaser who was chasing the storm couldn’t get both edges of the tornado to fit in the lens of the camera. 1.7 miles was the estimated width of the tornado and it traveled
From city historical record is only 28% of Joplin new home has basement as of 2009,compared with 38%two decades ago. What doe this tells of a city with or located on an alloy of a tornado? Or when it comes in mitigation and preparedness in confronting natural disaster?. Since the tornado, the engineers have criticized the tie up construction of home depot in which all but two of the modeling home used as a sample to demonstrate to the public the benefit of tie structures all collapsed in a domino effect after the tornado, lifted the roof killing seven people in front of the home depot
"We still have people trapped in houses and cars," Gov. Jay Nixon said during an impromptu press conference in front of a demolished restaurant. The governor became teary describing the damage done to his hometown after declaring a state of emergency. John Read, spokesman for the Missouri Emergency Management Agency, said American Red Cross workers have also been dispatched to affected areas, It will be at least Monday before the scope of the damage in Bollinger County is known, Missouri Emergency Management Director Lisa Tyrell said. "We're still focused on search and rescue," she said.
First year coach Paul Wulff has to be beside himself implementing his system with on-the-field players he did not recruit. The Seattle Seahawks managed to beat the St. Louis Rams 37-13 but have lost 5 other games. Buffalo 34-10, San Francisco 33-30, the New York Giants 44-6, Green Bay 27-17 and Tampa Bay 20-10 have beaten them. They have been out scored 171 to 110. In total, Washington's three flagship teams this season have a current combined record of 2-18 and have been out scored 800 to 327.
Operation Jubilee, the raid, was supposed to take place 2 months earlier but was canceled due to unwanted weather conditions with that the soldiers were aloud to return to their barracks. Even though the name of the operation changed from Rutter it is still very possible that a German soldier or spy could have learned about this potential raid and that would take
Valdez Randall Dear Introduction to bears football 9/04/2015 No Bears player took more "mental reps" in training camp than quarterback David Fales, who didn't practice until the team's final day in Bourbonnais due to an undisclosed illness. "It's hard to go out there and do it sometimes," Fales said Thursday night after leading the Bears to a 24-0 win over the Cleveland Browns in the preseason finale at Soldier Field. "It's easy to understand what's going on. But getting under center and seeing it when you're behind the line and guys are coming at you, it's different." | David Fales passed for 131 yards and two touchdowns.
Since he missed the meeting he didn’t know the details of the proposal and only read the note that he was given. In the meeting they agreed that the proposal was to start the following day on November 10th but he said that it was to start immediately on November 9th and therefore all the East rushed toward the borders to go through. So that very night, the most potent symbol of the cold war division of Europe, the Berlin Wall came down. Thousands of Eastern Germans streamed into the west and people, along with the Berlin Wall guards, began to tear it down. On December 21st, 1989 there was a crane that started removing a section of the Berlin Wall near Brandenburg gate.
Ike was a huge economic burden to the U.S. and “estimates suggest Ike may become one of the costliest hurricanes on record” (FEMA 10). Hurricanes are known for causing severe structural damage to houses, but also have an effect on many businesses as well. Many people had to evacuate and be out of work for up to two weeks due to power outage and debris. Also, some businesses were damaged by flooding and wind, which caused the loss of crucial business equipment. Businesses were flooded along the Texas coast and lost all of their vital technology such as computers, telephones, and other office equipment.