America Burning Review Paper America Burning was a controversial report from the National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control in 1973 that opened the eyes of many people in the United States to the grossly negligent attitude towards fire safety and prevention. The Commission uses factual accounts and statistical data to support the need for change in combating the loss of life and property across the U.S. The authors of America Burning are successful in underscoring the nation’s need to adopt a more proactive stance towards fire by introducing the reader to several areas of interest and by providing recommendations throughout the report. Chapter 1 The Nation’s Fire Problem. In this section of the report, the authors detail the rate at which destructive fire kills, injures, and causes property loss to Americans.
Darryl Vick Dennis Phillips Eng. 111, 4301 25 April 2014 The Effects of 9/11 The attacks that took place in New York’s Manhattan city, on September, 11th, 2001 had rippling effects that caused a great deal of controversy. The chaos of the two planes soaring through the two towers crippled the American economy. It also created numerous health issues. Social issues were at another alarming effect that the effects of 9/11 had on the U.S.A.
The industrialization of Manchester was successful for the modernization of man, yet its growth also raised many concerns in society. The health issues were one of the major problems raised from the growth of Manchester, since the spread of disease throughout the city was extremely common as presented in Document 6, “The annual loss of life from filth and bad ventilation is greater than the loss from death in modern wars”. This shows how the rapid growth of Manchester created unsafe areas that easily allowed illness’s to be spread. Also, the physical conditions in the factories caused many problems for the workers’ health. A French women’s rights advocate, Flora Tristan, said that in the factories, “They (the workers) are all wizened, sickly and emaciated, their bodies thin and frail, their limbs feeble, their complexions pale, their eyes dead… O God!
The United States has seriously been trying to fix these problems ever since the World Trades Centre attacks. The United States is such a highly populated and powerful country which could aid in terrorists immediately targeting them for terrorist acts and for all there resources to aim for to cause large destruction. The biggest example of terrorism in the United States was on September eleventh, two thousand and one, when four passenger planes were hijacked by terrorists. Two of the planes were flown directly into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, which caused massive fires. Less than two hours late, this caused the collapse of the towers.
Assignment 1.2: Industrialization After The Civil War Final Paper Christie Stone History 105 (Contemporary U.S. History) Dr. Robert Foster As with any change that war or a government imposes among any nation, there will always be suffrage and negative events, yet without change, there can be no prosperity of any kind among any nation. After the Civil War, The Industrial Revolution that took place during the eighteenth and early nineteenth century brought forth a rapid development of industrialization such as improved transportation, improved refining processes, as well as an acceleration in production for people in the United States, however, it also brought forth much suffrage and negative events such as discrimination, starvation, child labor and massacres to the many poor American families, immigrants, minorities and newly freed slaves that were in search of prosperity. Many events as well as the outcome of the Civil War, undoubtedly played a major role in how the Industrial Revolution came about. The Civil War, was
Due to the effects of large-scale urbanization, the medical world was pressed to find solutions to life-threatening diseases such as smallpox and rabies. Improvements upon existing preventative medicine, such as inoculations, was also an important part of the Revolution; although the Industrial Revolution brought many improvements in transport and machinery, it heightened the misery of thousands of people living in poor living conditions with no proper sanitation. It was due to the lack of sewage systems and sanitary conditions that disease became endemic, and was synonymous with the Revolution. The advent of vaccinations reduced mortality rates drastically, improving the quality of life for
"The 2008 Presidential election campaign demonstrated America’s ability to balance key foreign and domestic issues with its democratic values." Discuss. In the eight years prior to the 2008 US election, the Bush (Jr.) Administration introduced many new factors to the US political spectrum that would not have been anticipated prior to that Administration. The September 11 2001 suicide attacks which killed many people and destroyed buildings in central New York triggered George Bush of the Republican Party to begin the ‘war on terror,’ entering Iraq on the false pretence of it possessing ‘weapons of mass destruction.’ In the following years many US and international soldiers died in the war which also cost the country financially. The ‘sub
The Winnipeg general strike was the largest and most influential strikes in Canadian history occurred in June 21, 1919 which makes platform for people to reform wage labour. It happened because large number of immigrants working at their former job which raised asocial tension and also bring Spanish influenza virus which create illness in country. The causes are unemployment, shutting down factories while immigrants take place their jobs, and inflation caused by World
“American Revolution” The American Revolution hit the world in several ways. It surprised the world that such a small amount of people would revolt against the grandest army in the world. It was a major influence on other places where revolts occurred in the upcoming days. Native American and the immigrants from Europe built and extended the early America. In the north, there many promoted industry; shipbuilding industry had become the foremost industrial sector.
The lines waiting for fuel in some gas stations are about a mile long and the people panicking over gas are making the situation even worse. Hurricane Sandy might have affected New York City in a negative way but I think of it as a lesson to the people of New York. It brought them a lot of anger but it got them aware of how much more they need to prepare for future natural disasters. This gave them the chance to rebuild and reconstruct their homes or restaurants. This hurricane taught the people of New York City to deal with these problems later on.