S: Great Pics in History!
BC: Created by: Abbie Caramella June 9, 2010
FC: Photography Exploration Abbie Caramella
1: CONTENTS Pictures of Significant Moments throughout History The California Gold Rush The First Flight Challenger Disaster September 11, 2001 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf
2: Pannin' for Gold California Gold Rush 1849 Photographer unknown "Photo Credit historichwy49.com" http://www.historichwy49.com/draw25.html
3: In early 1848 a man named James Marshall found a few small nuggets of gold from a site near the American River. By 1850m the population of San Francisco had grown from barely 1,000 to 25,000. This was a financially significant discovery and began a substantial change in people, business, technology and transportation.
4: The Wright Brothers First Flight December 17, 1903 Photo by: Mr. Daniels http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/wright.htm
5: This is a picture of the very first powered flight in history. Orville and Wilbur Wright of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina were brothers with an ever growing interest in the concept of flight. It took them only for years of work and experimentation to change our world forever.
6: The Challenger Disaster January 28, 1986 Photo by: NASA http://space.about.com/cs/challenger/a/challenger_2.htm
7: This tragedy brought a halt for 3 years to the launch of any shuttles and many changes to the space program. I was home sick on this day and I watched this tragedy over and over again.
8: The South Tower September 11, 2001 9:55am Photo by: AP Wide World Photos http://nymag.com/news/articles/wtc/gallery/6.htm
9: We Will Never Forget This could most definitely be one of the saddest days in U.S. History. Our feelings of safety were taken and our security was invaded and we were thrown into the depths of terror and despair.
10: Brown Pelican in BP Oil Spill May 2010 Photo by: Charlie Riedel/AP http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1994377_2147198,00.html
11: This is the most current in your face notable event and it is very significant culturally because our need for oil caused this to happen. Sometimes technology can lead to the destruction instead of betterment of society.