FC: World Cultures Final Project Alyssa Leffel Per. 7
1: The Fall of Rome In 476 A.d the Fall of Rome actually occurred, due to the barbarians attacking.
2: Beowulf Beowulf was a warrior, he fought Grendel, and his mother for a kingdom that was in fear of them, King Hrothgar called it the Heorot.
3: The Trail of Joan of Arc Joan of Arc fought for Dauphin Charles, so he would and could control the kingdom he is line for. Thus after all the battles he becomes Charles the VII. Finally Joan was accused of heresy and sent to an unfair trial.
4: The Final Solution The Final Solution, was something Hitler came up with so that he could rid the world or at least Europe. He at least killed over 6 million people before America finally ceased their actions.
5: Steam Engine The first Steam Engine was built to get people around. it was built in 1769.
6: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 25, 1911 a fire was said to be started in the factory on the 8th floor. Due to the factories tight system the women only had 27 water buckets avaliable them. So most of the women that were in the building died either from the fire or diving to their death.
7: World War 1 WW1 was started from the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand. It was a war between the Allies and the Axies.
8: Armistice day Honors the Vetran's from WW1. November 11, 1911 was finally the last day and at the 11th hour the war ceased.
9: Karl Marx Karl Marx is a philosopher and social scientist. He said "the conditions of modern industrial societies invariably result in the estrangement of workers of their own labors." Basically what he was saying there is workers should work to what they can do for work.
10: Nazis invade Poland Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, Hitler apparently stated that Poland was to be sweeped of the races for more "living space." The invasion into Poland was the starter of World War 2.
11: WW2 WW2was started in 1939 by how Hitler invaded Poland and violated the Treaty of Versailles. World War 2 had approximate of 55 million deaths and was said to be the most destructive conflict held in history.
12: Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor was an attack by the Japanese on December 7th, 1941. Bombs, killed many and destroyed a lot. 188 planes and 8 either destroyed or damaged battle ships.
13: Battle of Stalingrad The Battle of Stalingrad apparently was a turning point in WW2. It had stopped the German's going into the Soviet Union.
14: Dropping of bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki | The dropping of bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki had been the end of World War 2. Truman had sent planes down to drop these atomic bombs. After the bombs were dropped the Japanese had surrendered and that was the end of World War 2. An estimated guess was that 80,000 people had been killed by the dropping of those atomic and destructive bombs.
15: Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis was about the Soviet Union having Massive and destructive missiles held 90 miles away from the United States.
16: Vietnam War | Was between the communist and non-communist sides of Vietnam. They did not want communist to spread anymore than it already had. So they decided to have a war over it. Which is now remembered as the Vietnam war.
17: The Cold War The Cold War was when no shots what so ever were shot. It was during the time where they were trying to see who could build and create the most massive destructive nuclear bomb to use.
18: The Berlin Wall comes down The Berlin wall was seperating the West and East side of Berlin. Because it was a sign of communism they removed it.
19: Israel is formed Israel was formed when the Jews got back what the had in the beginning. It was called Palestine but was later renamed Israel.
20: 9/11 9/11 was when Muslim Extremists had taken control of 4 planes and had 2 crashed into the twin towers. The Al Queda known as Osama Bin Laden had been the one who directed which plane too go where. 2 to the twin towers, 1 to the pentagon and 1 to the white house but the twin towers was the worst of all 4 planes.