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  • The Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship

    Here's a story about a young lady by the name of Leila Meyer (Leila Saks) who believe it or not, was a survivor of the Titanic. This story is true, and Leila was on the Titanic at the time of the crash. She had experienced it all. Leila Meyer was just as excited as everyone else to board the Titanic. As you may know, that was the Titanic's maiden voyage (First trip or journey) at sea. The Titanic was nicknamed the "Unsinkable Ship", which is sad because of how it had crashed during its first…

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  • Puura Vida Princess Case Report

    This is a viewpoint about the capsizing of Pura Vida Princess, a 100 foot catamaran vessel, which sank near the coast of Punta Leona. The vessel is owned by Global Crust Firm S.A. According to the report of an online news site, The Tico Times, the ship left Herradura Bay on 8th of January and on its way across the Gulf of Nicoya. During the departure, the sea was calm but within 30 minutes after, at about 2040H, the ship had called for a distress call but it rapidly sank due to strong winds and…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis On Choosing A Lifeboat

    Choosing the right passengers. In the passage the lifeboat you are asked to choose 10 poor people swimming in water to save. The lifeboat holds up to 60 people and 50 seats are already taken by the wealthy. How do you choose what passengers to let in the boat? How can you put a value on another person life and how does society view the rich vs the poor? My Personal opinion vs overpopulation, and should a law be passed as to how many children a poor person can have to stop overpopulation, and…

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  • Kingda Ka Research Paper

    Certain roller coasters hold records for being the tallest or for being the fastest. One of those record-breaking roller coasters is the Kingda Ka. The Kingda Ka is the tallest steel roller coaster and the second fastest steel roller coaster in the United States available for the public. “This upside down U-shaped track bolts up 45 stories in the sky—that’s 456 feet high!” (Six Flags). At the pinnacle of the roller coaster the cart possesses a lot of potential energy which converts into kinetic…

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  • Who Is To Blame The Titanic

    “Even God could not sink her,” it was bragged. The Titanic was the fastest and the biggest ship in the world. It was also considered to be the most beautiful and unsinkable. Then on April 14, 1912, occurred the most remarkable ship catastrophe of the historical 100 years. The Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and sank with a loss of 1500 people. The Titanic’s captain, Captain Edward J. Smith, played a bewildering role in this catastrophe.…

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  • The Tragic Impact Of The Titanic

    How did the titanic impact the world as we know it? It’s a question that has been asked many times throughout the years since the incident happened. So many different interpretations on the answers given freely by survivors of the ship, there was a movie based on it and a documentary but there are still so many questions that are left with no explanations. One thing we do know for sure, it was the first global disaster for mankind. Victims from North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia…

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  • The Titanic Was Not Manmade Essay

    To whom it may concern, Between the 1900’s and the 2000’s, about 90 major disasters happened. About 50 classified as natural, 20 manmade, and 30 as not classified. How would you feel if you lost your family in a disaster that is not really classified but you know that it was definitely manmade. Not sure what you mean about the numbers here? In April 15,1912, a disaster was reported of a ship that sank. This ship was called the Titanic which was a Royal Mail Ship from Britain. Many people…

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  • Conical Peak Case Study

    [34] Mr Pieralberto Za (the deceased) slipped on a snow covered mountain slope and fell over a 150 metre sheer precipice to his death. The incident occurred at Conical Peak, one of the highest mountain peaks in the Western Cape. Ms Federica Za, was married to the deceased and is the mother of their children. She instituted action in the Western Cape Division of the High Court, Cape Town, based on delictual liability arising from the wrongful and negligent failure by the first and second…

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  • Essay About Titanic

    In twenties century of 1912 America suffered one of the big unforgettable historical disasters. The most gigantic and luxury steamship instead of getting to the New York seaport, it sideswiped to the iceberg in North Atlantic ocean and dive to the depth of the sea. Theretofore, the Atlantic sea witnessed many ships and vessels ply in various purposes between Europe and America. It may many ships sank into the sea for different reasons, but nobody thought this kind of a ship with having such a…

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  • Field Placement Reflection Paper

    Introduction With one Educational Studies course and a positive field placement experience completed, I believed that I was ready for anything that Child Study and Assessment could throw at me. This field placement, however, is much different than I anticipated. My responsibilities for this field placement are two-fold. Most importantly, as aforementioned, I am to supplement my student, Michael’s [pseudonym], learning by bringing activities that interested him. Additionally, using in-class…

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