Do Now. What is a “natural disaster?” Can you list any major ones in American history?. The Top disasters. Hurricane Galveston - Sept. 8, 1900 C ategory 4 hurricane with estimated 135 mph winds made landfall in the early morning, buildings crumbled under the force of 15-foot-high waves.
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What is a “natural disaster?”
Can you list any major ones in American history?
Category 4 hurricane with estimated 135 mph winds made landfall in the early morning, buildings crumbled under the force of 15-foot-high waves.
By late afternoon, the entire island was submerged. An estimated 8,000 people perished. Although the city was successfully rebuilt, it never regained the prosperity that earned it a reputation as the "New York of the south."
“When I knew that my crop was irrevocably gone, I experienced a deathly feeling which, I hope, can affect a man only once in a lifetime. My dreams and ambitions and my shattered ideals seemed gone forever. The very desire to make a success of my life was gone. The spirit and urge to strive were dead within me. Fate had dealt me a cruel blow above which I felt utterly unable to rise.”
What actions can be taken and will they be successful?
Write a brief journal entry describing your memories.