The Children’s Blizzard hit both of South and North Dakota (back then in 1888, it was one territory), Nebraska, Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho, causing lots of heartbroken and unexpected deaths (McLeod). “Temperature dropped from above freezing in many areas to well below z... ... middle of paper ... ...izzard Brings Tragedy to Northwest Plains." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 12 Jan. 2007. Web.
snowmageddon!” (Collins). She consecutively uses three portmanteaus of the word "snow" with increasing stress level to create strong feelings. She wants to emphasize that Chicago is experiencing the most massive snowstorm in the United States, one of the consequences of global warming. This is a circumstance that causes people panic. She then reminds the readers about the blizzard of 1979 which made Mayor Michael Bilandic get “kicked out of office six weeks later in the Democratic primary.” It seems that she wants to make a connection between the congressman and a snow job.
Instead, they are called by the year, the date, the geographic region most affects, or some notable event related to the storm. one of the... ... middle of paper ... ... storm. That total equals the greatest snowfall in New York City recorded history and breaks a record that had been set in 1947. The Buffalo Blizzard of 1977: A modest snowfall and brutal winds averaging 45 mph, with gusts of 75 mph would have made for a nasty storm at any time, but an unusually cold and snowy winter had left several feet of packed snow already on the ground. As if that were not bad enough, snow covered much of the frozen surface of nearby Lake Erie, giving the wind even more snow to drift and blow.
The Blizzard of 1888; Importance of Topic The Great Blizzard of 1888 (which lasted from March 11 to March 14) hit the northeast U.S. with a snowfalls of over four feet, whiteouts and winds between 40 and 50 miles-per-hour. The storm received a great deal of attention because it shut down New York City, stranded many of its inhabitants and created life-threatening hazard as precipitation rested on overhead wires causing them to collapse. As Polly Fry notes, several conditions must exist in order to distinguish a blizzard from a snowstorm: a blizzard must have winds of over 35 mph, reduced visibility because of the “blowing or drifting ... ... middle of paper ... ...ge that it is simply a fact of life. Part of the reason blizzards are difficult to define is because peoples perceptions of what constitutes a blizzard vary. Works Cited “Arctic Climatology and Meteorology.” NSIDC.org.
The Black Plague changed the world in several different ways. It resulted in medical advances and architectural setbacks. In the 1300's one of the most fearful and deadliest diseases known to humans erupted somewhere in Central Asia; the Black Plague. It came to England in 1348 and for over three centuries the Black Plague remained a continual fear in the everyday life of citizens in Europe. The Plague struck first along the northern edge of the Black Sea in 1348, where it killed and estimated eighty eight thousand people in less than three months.
The Civil War was a devastating time in American history, and after hundreds of thousands of deaths a new country was reborn. Works Cited “Cold Mountain.” Imbd.com. Web.22 Nov. 2011 http://www.imbd.com/title/tt0159365/. Schultz, Cathy. "Cold Mountain."
Amazingly, over 30 years since the publication of the latter, these ideas are currently two of the most prevalent thoughts on how the world will come to end. "There Will Come Soft Rains" illustrates the devastating effects of nuclear warfare. Bradbury’s use of vivid and poignant details to describe the end of world shows exactly how unforgiving nuclear weapons are. "The house stood alone in a city of rubble and ashes…. At night the city gave off a radioactive glow which could be seen for miles" (Bradbury 719).
After Affects of WWI WWI was, at its time, the largest and most destructive war planet Earth had ever seen. Some countries lost millions of lives and nearly an entire generation. The war casted the world into massive debt and Europe was almost totally razed. The Allies sought revenge and not so surprisingly, they found it. The Treaty of Versailles stated that Germany must accept total fault for the war.
It was destroyed 8 miles from the coast of Old head of Kinsale, Ireland. Built by John Brown and company of Clydebank, Scotland. First Launched Thursday, June 7, 1906. After the Sinking of Lusitania the U.S threatened war. The Lusitania was destroyed in the same was as the Titanic as they could not pull the boats into the sea and water kept rushing into the hull through the front where the torpedo hit as the boat couldn’t be stopped.The Lusitania was torpedoed by the German submarine U-20 on May 7, 1915.
Stalingrad was almost completely destroyed by the German sixth Army. That was the near end for Germany, but it took several months of destruction and desperate fighting, and millions of millions of deaths for that to happen. What was the Battle of Stalingrad? The battle of Stalingrad was one of the most important and also bloody battles that ever existed during World War Two. This battle lasted from August 23, 1942- February 2, 1943.