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The Lusitania

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FC: Lusitania By: Danielle Duncan & Haley Buchanan

1: These are some things that are remembered.

2: Facts about the Lusitania She sunk within 18 minutes from the hit of the torpedo. Crashed on May 7, 1915 Lusitania got hit by German torpedo Different countries had their on opinions in newspaper articles. Total of people on board of the Lusitania was 2,000.

4: Different articles on the Lusitania There isn't any information on how many lives were lost. There was a total of 2,000 people on board of the Lusitania. No one really knew how many lives were lost from the sinking of the Lusitania. Everyone had different opinions of how many people died. The tragic scene was horrible and sad to the whole world. The one article that stuck out the most is the one about the woman that lost her children.

6: Grave sites for the lives that were lost There were thousands of people that died from the hit of torpedo to the Lusitania. Everyone that died were all put in one huge grave. Many lives were lost children, women, and men. There was a total of 128 Americans lives lost and were buried with the other lives that were lost. Almost 20 people had to help dig the graves so all the caskets could fit.

8: The Significance of the Lusitania The Lusitania was the biggest and fastest ship during 1915. The second explosion is what caused the Lusitania to sink The toll of citizens lost in this tragic disaster shocked the world. Americans were outraged to learn that U.S. civilians were killed in a war. The Lusitania was used to transport war materials.

10: Remembrance of the Lusitania The Lusitania was named after the ancient Roman province of Lusitania. In remembrance of the Lusitania collapsible was placed on the jetty at Broadstairs in England. Captain Dow commanded the ship from November 22. 1913 straight through to March 6, 1915. William Turner was in command of the ship, he took over for Captain Dow did a single round-trip voyage. Both Captain signed an agreement that Captain Dow was going to command the boat.

11: Above in this paragraph it states that Captain Turner's signed his signature at the of Crossing 175 west.

12: This is the article that talks about the woman that lost her three children. It was very devastating to read about three young children dying. All three children were six years, four years, and six months old. The mother of these children lost the six and four years first then the six month year old died in her arms. Once she lost her children the people in the boat that was helping her up started to cry with her.

14: Most people thought it was Captain Turner's fault that many lives were lost because he signed his signature on a document confirming that Captain Dow took command of the ship. Because of that Captain Dow lead the boat right into German's torpedo shot. The Lusitania was the fastest boat but it wasn't fast enough to miss the torpedo shot. The headline questions was "Who Really Sunk The Lusitania".

16: How did the Lusitania sinking affect the world? The Lusitania was just such a shock the world. It was a brutal and tragic death for everyone that died. It was unpredictable but the Germans that were on the U-boat spotted the Lusitania and they fired the first chance they got.

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