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  • Conflicts In Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games And Catching Fire

    Name: Kathlene Flebbe Period:7 Title of your two books: The Hunger Games/Catching Fire Suzanne Collins is the writer of The Hunger Games series which is an international best seller. Suzanne Collins worked writing children's TV shows and has been nominated for a WGA award in animation. The Hunger Games and Catching Fire are about the terrible future society that takes place on a piece of land once known as North America.The Capitol tries to keep its people from rebelling by sending them into…

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  • Summary: A Song Of Ice And Fire

    The first book of a song of ice and fire starts with the return of The Others. Others are undead from the north that had not been seen in a thousand years. The others returning signals that winter is coming. In the world of A Song of Ice and Fire the seasons last for years and the Others mean that the long summer is coming to an end. To defend the realm against the dangers of the north a massive wall was built. To defend The Wall the Night’s Watch was formed. The Nights Watch is a group of Men…

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  • Triangle Fire History

    the Triangle fire, it is still known today as one of the deadliest workplace accidents in the history of New York City. This horrific fire blazed through the floors, starting from the eighth floor, as the frightened workers tried to make their way through and down the building. Most of the people that died from the fire were immigrant women and teenagers. As the fire spread, the owners of the building got word of the fire and gave warning to the workers by phone as they escaped the fire to…

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  • Essay On Dbq Fire

    The fire itself was started, as so it is said, by a match being accidentally dropped on a pile of cloth in the work area, which is proof of the unsafe working conditions. The fire had occurred in the late afternoon on Saturday, March 25, 1911, when one of the employees noticed the fire and brought it to the attention of the rest of people on the eighth floor, where it had started. The workers tried to put out the fire with buckets of water, but it quickly began to spread to the bins of scrapped…

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  • Los Angeles Fire Department Research Paper

    Los Angeles Fire Department For my research I chose the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their Mission statement is “to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider.” I found it important to note that LA city is the biggest in size and second most populated city in the United States, so they have a very big and important mission. History- The city of Los Angeles was founded in…

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  • October 8, 1871: The Great Fire

    The Great Fire Chicago in October 8, 1871, was a city ready to burn like a fireplace and the author Jim Murphy showed enough evidence to show it’s a city ready to burn. Also in the book you could see the fire from miles,but they didn’t think it was something to worry about. In the book he tells you most of the city was made of wood. Such as “houses, roads, sidewalks, and even companies because they didn’t have enough money to make it out of stone”. There was only a few fireproof buildings in…

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  • Great Chicago Fire Research Paper

    Flames everywhere, ashes everywhere, it the Great Chicago Fire. Some people believe that a Mrs. O'Leary started the Great Chicago Fire. But what really happened is a man named Louis M. Cohn started the Great Chicago Fire. He was known as the gambler. He gambled a lot in the O'Leary barn with the O'Leary boy and he was only 18 years old. He was in the O'Leary barn with some of his friend he alway play the illegal dice game with the few boys. Louis M. Cohn started the Great Chicago…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Great Chicago Fire

    Great Chicago Fire began. It burned down homes, killed hundreds, and demolished buildings. $200 million worth of buildings were destroyed. It is rumored that the fire was started by Catherine O’Leary’s cow who knocked over a lighted lantern. Chicago didn’t stand a chance against the fire. Barely any rain had fallen in months. Buildings, sidewalks, and roads were made of wood. Because of the dry weather, everything made of wood was dry and acted as excellent fuel to the fire. The fire led to…

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  • Similarities Between The Hunger Games Catching Fire Book And Book

    The Hunger Games Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins takes a deep dive into the oppression and struggle in the districts, as the Capitol lives in complete excess and waste. This is the second book in The Hunger Games series. In the first book we were introduced to; The Hunger Games, The Districts and The Capitol. We are now faced with the Victors and how their lives have changed; the inspiration that they have become, and the uprising they have unwittingly sparked. Katniss and Peeta will be…

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  • Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    The Triangle fire was a horrific landmark disaster that occurred on March 25, 1911, killing 146 factory workers. David Von Drehle depicts the accounts of the harsh conditions and circumstances that the women in the garment industry, specifically at the Triangle Shritwaist Company, had to endure that led up to the fire. As well as the aftermath and the court case rulings. In Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, he touches on the strike in 1909 igniting a labor movement versus the unethical…

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