RMS Lusitania

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  • Lusitania Narrative

    Lusitania During this time in my life, it was already extremely difficult to cope with things. The loss of my husband was always in the back of my mind. Knowing that he wasn’t here to help raise my son, John, was the worst feeling that I have ever felt. Now that it had been five years since the death of my husband, I realized John and I needed a new beginning. I live in New York City and have heard of the Lusitania many times by almost everyone. It was a buzzing topic that was popular among every class. Not knowing what it was all about made me curious and soon after, I decided I would board the Lusitania and travel with John to a new place. A new job, house, and a place to live would be a great new beginning for my son and me. It was a…

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  • How Did Woodrow Wilson Declare War

    After the sinking of Lusitania, in addition to the diplomatic anger that ensued, there was a great deal of public infuriation. Propaganda against Germany engulfed daily life. Posters were put up in professional art galleries, on the sides of buildings, in the average household home, in magazines, and in the workplace. The posters were targeted not only at the general audience to evoke emotions but also towards Woodrow Wilson pressuring him to take military action against Germany. The posters…

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  • Why Germany Was To Blame For Ww1 Essay

    Germany invaded Belgium, which resulted in Great Britain entering the conflict. Great Britain had very close ties with Belgium because the two nations are neighboring countries. In response to Germany’s attack on Belgium, Britain declared war on Germany. (World History: Patterns of Interaction. pp. 747-748). In addition, The United States entered World War I when the German military engaged in unrestricted submarine warfare. Unrestricted submarine warfare is the use of submarines to sink without…

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  • Lusitania And American Opinion

    Lusitania and American Opinion Although the United States was a neutral country in 1914, when German U-boats sank the British passenger ship the Lusitania, the American public began to increasingly disapprove of German actions and began to sympathize with the British and her Allies. The United States’ isolated history with Europe prior to World War I encouraged the country to remain neutral during most of the war. Although World War I started in July 1914 when Serbian nationalists assassinated…

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  • The Lusitania's Attack On The Titanic

    The Lusitania was a mighty ship which was built to replace the infamous Titanic, it was just about same length and instead of leaving from Europe on its maiden voyage, it sailed from New York. This great vessel was able to hold up to 1,200 passengers and had an average speed of 25+ knots and was built by the Cunard Line out of Southampton, England. Although its sister ship the Titanic sunk years before, the Lusitania was set to sail across the Atlantic Ocean during the time there was a major…

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  • Why Is The Titanic Unsinkable

    All aboard for the journey of a lifetime! The newest White Star Line ship, appearing to outrank all of the other vessels at sea, was about to make its first voyage across the Atlantic. Looking for a fresh start in New York City, three classes of passengers boarded the RMS Titanic on April 10, 1912 in Southampton, England. They were confident this was the safest ship at sea. The Titanic was advertised as unsinkable with its many features made for it to outshine its main competitors. What the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Rms Titanic And A Night To Remember

    There are countless versions of the story on the Olympic- Class Ocean Liner; The RMS Titanic. The “RMS Titanic” is an article written by Hanson W. Baldwin in 1934, and A Night To Remember is a movie produced in 1958 by William MacQuitty. Both plots discuss and portray the dramatic events that happened on April 15, 1912. The world’s largest “lifeboat” (MacQuitty. W.) set sail on April 10, 1912 on its maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York. However, the voyage was abruptly halted when it…

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  • Analysis Of I Saved The Tuking Of The Titanic

    I SURVIVED the sinking of The Titanic, 1912 April fourteenth at seven fifteen a.m. in a first class suite on B Deck. We meet George and his eight-year-old sister Phoebe. They are returning to America after visiting London and the surrounding area with their Aunt Daisy. George is always getting in trouble and is very curious. He’s been all over the ship even to areas where he is not supposed to go. He’s made friends in steerage and exasperated his aunt and his sister and a number of the…

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  • Flaws Of The Titanic Essay

    expressions. Later during the chaotic sinking “she was given a baby to look after. This baby was then later taken back by its mother when safe on the Carpathia.” (Book Review) When she had no conversation with the mother of an unknown child how was she suppose to know if she did right. This was one incident out of many in the three disasters she lived through. “She was fond of Americans, saying that although often arrogant, they were less demanding than other passengers and treated her more…

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  • The Titanic Informative Speech

    I. (Attention-getter) The Titanic was on her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City, US. The Titanic was considered to be unsinkable. But, on her maiden voyage the Titanic struck an iceberg that resulted in the deaths of over a thousand people. II. The Titanic had 2,603 passengers on board. Out of those 2,603 passengers only 705 of them survived. The Titanic had 20 lifeboats and could carry 1,178 out of the 2,603 people that were aboard. III. (Credibility Statement) Ever since…

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