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  • 1906 Earthquake Of 1906 Essay

    ahold of one of the largest cities in the United States. An earthquake shook the sleepy city of San Francisco to its inner core. The first of two lasted about 40 seconds, the second started about 10 seconds after the first one stopped (Barrymore). The second quake was the big one lasting 25 seconds, the estimation is 7.8 to 8.3 magnitude (Barrymore). This was the result of the tectonic plates in the San Andreas fault line moving past each other 15 feet(annual average is 2 inches a year)…

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  • California Quake Summary

    in Here”: Disaster Areas…” This article was written and published in the New York Times in 1989, which is a while from the actual event. This article clearly describes 7 counties that affected by the quake, such as Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey. Beside the article is the little graph that demonstrates these 7 areas and the routes, highways, as well as what specifically happened at that time. What makes this article special is that the writer…

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  • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

    Damage of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake The residents of San Francisco were familiar with earthquakes, at least those earthquakes who would rattle windows and china cabinets and those who would do little to no damage. The earthquake of 1906 was the most catastrophic in California history, as well as the most destructive in United States history. The earthquake happened on April 18, 1906, at 5:15 a.m. when the ground shook violently for an average of 40 seconds. It was stated that the…

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  • 1906 Earthquake Essay

    The 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the April 2015 Nepal earthquakes were two of the most devastating and destructive earthquakes in history. The two natural disasters were very similar in the way they had prepared beforehand, responded immediately after and the aftermath and destruction caused from each shakedown. While they were similar on many counts, they also differed in varying ways. The San Francisco earthquake in 1906 struck on April 18th and was a milestone in earthquake research.…

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  • Harvey Milk: A Story Of Homosexuality

    considered a mental illness. People were very afraid and harsh about homosexuality. Because of this Harvey Milk had a very rough childhood, and he had to hide his sexuality for a big part of his life. But in 1977 Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Which made him the first openly gay political figure in US history. The story of Harvey Milk teaches us that you can persevere and make a difference when you are facing persecution. (Aretha) Harvey Milk’s parents were…

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  • Reflection On Rhoden's Life

    From a physical standpoint, throughout Rhoden’s life, he has been involved in play sports, specifically baseball. Although he has not been the best player, he continued to play on the high school baseball team. He would also play basketball at home with friends or use it as a stress reliever. I think he will continue to be involved in sports since he has been for quite some time. Rhoden has great cognitive skills. He receives A’s in most classes such as fine arts and B’s in English. He also…

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers Research Paper

    The Los Angeles Dodgers is a professional baseball team that is a part of the Major League Baseball (MLB). The team is originally from Brooklyn, New York, and the name “dodgers” originated from people who were trying to dodge the trolleys in Brooklyn (Los Angeles Dodgers: Timeline). When the Brooklyn Dodgers came under new ownership of Walter O’Malley, he decided to move the team to Los Angeles, where the Dodgers played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for four years. In 1962, the Los…

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  • How Did Jackie Robinson Break The Color Barrier

    An inspiring major change happened to the world when jack Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball on April 15, 1947. Being an African American man he did not have as many rights or privileges as a Caucasian man would have had during that time. Mr. Jerry Robinson and Mrs. Mallie Robinson had five children, jack being the youngest. Jack r Robinson, is well known by the name of Jackie Robinson. His middle name is in honor of former president Theodore Roosevelt, who had…

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  • SIMS V. Argovitz Case Study

    The DETROIT LIONS, INC. & SIMS v. ARGOVITZ case involve three separate parties: the defendant Jerry Argovitz, President of the Houston Gamblers, Inc.; the plaintiff Billy Sims, who was a running back for the Detroit Lions; and the Detroit Lions, a corporation and a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. Jerry Argovitz was acting as Billy Sim’s agent when he was negotiating contracts between the Detroit Lions, Inc. and the Houston Gamblers, Inc. throughout the months of…

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  • Pride Against Prejudice Larry Doby Summary

    Book Review – Pride Against Prejudice: The Biography of Larry Doby By Joseph Thomas Moore, Greenwood Press, Inc.: New York, 1988. 195 Pages. Reviewed by Zachary Sligh Larry Doby was a man that went through many harsh experiences growing up, this is best described in his years playing baseball written in a book by Joseph Moore. This is a story that goes through all the times Larry had as a child all the way up to his years of Major League Baseball and even later in life as he gets inducted to the…

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