Louisiana Purchase

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 50 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Clara Barton founded the most recognized relief agency in the United States in 1881 known as the American Red Cross. The non-profit organization has faced numerous issued concerning ethics plus mismanagement during our country’s most recent disasters. The September 11th attacks led to the ousting of their acting president Bernadine Healy. The ARC received $543 million in donations to the victims as well as their families. Donors had pledged with the intent of their money going directly to the…

    • 565 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Isaac Cline

    • 568 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Isaac Cline had some of the fault for this terrible disaster but the Bureau was also to blame. Isaac was responsible for the lives lost because nobody knew the storm was coming. Although he said he had “began warning the public to seek a safe place to spend the night”, he choose to ignore the dangerous signs of a storm coming and instead convince the people it was nothing. But then again, wasn’t he taught to? The Law of Storms was mentioned repeatedly, and it was believed that all storms…

    • 568 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Hurricane Irma

    • 391 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Hurricane Irma caused mass destruction to the state of Florida. It caused stress, anxiety, and fatigue preparing for the storm and then waiting the storm out. Even after the storm was gone people were left having to clean up the mess and pull themselves back together. Homes and vehicles were ruined, personal belongings were damaged, and some of these things could have been avoided. Many homes were flooded from rising creeks or oceans, but some homes were flooded from plumbing mishaps. Even if…

    • 391 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Tornado In Henry County

    • 282 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Multiple homes in Henry and DeKalb counties have been destroyed by lightning and a tornado during today's storms that affected many areas of Alabama. A tornado in the Screamer community of Henry County caused "significant" damage to 25 homes and destroyed a "handful" of other houses, Emergency Management Agency officials said. The tornado was reported by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency around 12:30 p.m. The storm also blew down trees and snapped power poles. Henry County is home to about…

    • 282 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Living In Baton Rouge

    • 914 Words
    • 4 Pages

    options in the city of Baton Rouge? Governments can charge people money to enter all the lanes on major commuting roads during peak hours especially. This would allow more people to travel in the lanes every hour, rather than heavy contested traffic. Louisiana natives are becoming more frustrated by the policymaker’s inability to do anything about this problem. Although governments may never be able to eliminate road congestion,…

    • 914 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    USS GULT Case Study Essay

    • 1122 Words
    • 5 Pages

    USS LEYTE GULF and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CASE STUDY In the early hours of October 14, 1996, two ships in a particular naval battle group off the coast of North Carolina were preparing for a soon to come six month deployment. These two ships being focused on during this leadership action plan were the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) and the USS LEYTE GULF (CG 55). The attention of these two ships is brought to light because of the sequence of events that occurred throughout the morning. While…

    • 1122 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    A huge hurricane, named Mathew, has killed many people in Haiti. It is a dangerous hurricane that it is moving away from the Bahamas and it is traveling toward the east coast of Florida. This hurricane is a powerful tropical cyclone over the Atlantic Ocean that was formed from a vigorous tropical wave that moved off the African coast. The United States is being threatened by the hurricane which means that we are in danger. The last time this hurricane hit in Haiti, it killed 283 people and…

    • 349 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Hurricane Irma has led to many devastating events in the Caribbean Islands. Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm when it crashed through the Caribbean, leaving a minimum of 36 people dead in its wake before moving on to Florida. "There's no food here. There's no water here," said Germania Perez, 70. Residents of the islands are struggling to maintain a semblance of the life they had before Irma as they fight off hunger and thirst. Water supplies are contaminated and there is no groundwater to…

    • 639 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The 1947 Atlantic hurricane season was the first Atlantic hurricane season to have tropical storms named by the United States Air Force. The season officially began on June 16, 1947, and ended on November 1, 1947. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin. However, the first tropical cyclone developed on June 13, while the final system was absorbed by a cold front on December 1. There were 10 tropical storms; 5 of them…

    • 267 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In August 2011, a dangerous high-wind thunderstorm would blow through Indianapolis bringing down the temporary stage where Sugarland was scheduled to perform that evening (Crandall, Parnell & Spillan, 2013). The fair officials were notified of the potential severity approximately thirty minutes before the band was scheduled to take the stage. The Indiana State Police advised the fair officials as well as the band to consider postponing the start of the show or cancelling it all together.…

    • 351 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Page 1 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
    Next