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Decade - 1910s

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The Russian revolutionaries who took control of the government in  November 1917 were the Bolsheviks. They were co-founded by Vladimir  Lenin.
5,892 tons (5,344 t.) of coal were on board the Titanic when she left England to sail on her maiden voyage.
Over time, the White Star Line was bought out by its old competitor, Cunard.
The horse & buggy era was more advanced than we actually assume now. People used a fairly good vocabulary, they had long haul railroads in America, Canada, & Britain, as well as in Germany and other parts of Europe. Horse drawn street cars on tracks. High rise buildings in large cities with ...
The sinking of the RMS Titanic extremely affected people around the world because she was supposed to be "unsinkable". Plus, all the lives that were lost affected their family members.
The biggest factor is technology. The most similar may have to bethe written language as we can still read it all the way throughthough Too much has happened to say that there is a lot ofsimilarities.
These ships were not burning oil yet. They were still fueled bycoal. After World War One, vessels like these were refitted for oil.
The assembly-line allowed manufacturers to produce vehicles at a much lower cost. The effect was that the average consumer was able to purchase a vehicle. Prior to the perfection of the assembly-line vehicles were very costly and only the rich could own a car. This put America on wheels.
I still have to do more research but you can view what I have found so far in the related link..
they fought dat they was da bad peeps init!Since the time of Constantine, Christians had gone on pilgrimages to the Holy Land. Even though Moslems had ruled Jerusalem since 638, Christians were still allowed to visit the city. By the 11th century, however, the situation had changed. Just as the...
Nothing like family life in 2010.........probably boring........yeah definitely without HD or Tivo.......too much togetherness...........*shudders* Two parent family, probably 1 or 2 grandparents in the home, mother kept house and raised the children, possibly still using kerosene lamps for light,...
The Council of People's Commissars was formed after the Bolshevik revolution in 1917, and passed many decrees before the election of the constituent assembly in 1918 implementing socialism in Russia. These included: the Decree on Land (taking all land from landowners without compensation and...
The two nations that competed for industrial dominance in Europe  was Germany and Great Britain.
Often erroneously credited to Fr. Edward Flanagan of Boys Town, the phrase "there's no such thing as a bad boy" was first coined by Floyd Starr in 1910 in a sociology class at Albion College, Albion, Michigan. Three years later Starr would write The Starr Commonwealth Creed, a statement of his...
See the Canadian Great War Project > Battle for Hill 70: http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/writing/hill70.asp
my family has a 1916 knee action luger that my grandfather brought back from WWI. My Uncle, an avid gun collector and former police officer for 27 years, offered my grandpa $15,000 for it in the early 80's. He was the kind of guy that would certainly not offer what it was worth, so my guesstimate...
The Cold War happened which changed major influences(music) in the United States   The cold war had nothing to do with it.   Migration from the south by blacks to the cities in the north like Chicago and Detroit saw country blues develop into electric blues which then branched off into R&B...
First Class £870 ($69,600 today) . Second Class £12 ($960 today) . Third Class £3 to £8 ($172 to $640 today) According to one source, Titanic tickets were as follows: First Class (parlor suite) $870-$4,350 (today's price $50,000). First Class (berth) $30-$50 ($1724 today). Second...
stonemasons, blacksmiths, shopkeepers, squatters, farmers that kind of stuff
Money is a key factor for everything, especially big things. The Olympic-Class vessels were built to compete with several shipsin the Cunard Line that were the largest and fastest ships in theworld.
yes, he married my grandma's gramdma's sister
RMS stands for Royal Mail Ship (because the Titanic carried mail as well as passengers)Titanic means huge, after Titan the giant. Her sister ship Britannic was originally going to be called Gigantic. Her other sister ship was called Olympic after the place where the Giants lived before the Gods.The...
  The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated
The bigger the ship the more cargo and passengers it can carry.
Answer . Even though there were around 500,000 cars registered in 1910, they were mostly owned by Doctors, Lawyers, Politicians, and the wealthy. Very few middle class people had them and the poor could not afford a car. The vast majority of the poor rode horses, or horse and buggy. The city poor...
There were no movies at this time. Movies were not invented until the 1930`s.   The Birth of a Nation - 1915 - About the Klan in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Here is my top 10 of that decade:. 10. Gertie the Dinosaur. 09. Mickey. 08. True Heart Susie. 07. Tin Minh. 06. Fantomas. 05. Les Vampires. 04. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. 03. The Birth of a Nation. 02. Broken Blossoms. 01. Intolerance. 7 of these films are in the top 1000 movies of all time
White Star Line and built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard. constuction began in 1907 and ended in 1912.(this inclueds the construstion of the hull, the "Fitting Out", Sea trails and final preperations)   answer 2   Titanic [yard number 401] was laid down: 31st March 1909.
Central Powers . Germany . Austria-Hungary . Ottoman Empire . Bulgaria . France Allies and associated powers . Serbia . Russia . France . Britain . Belgium . Romania . US (entered in 1917 only after a German u-boat sunk a boat full of civilians) . The British Commonwealth countries:...
really the Italy country had control Nigeria , and also the the team of France would be the one who really did control the Italy country of the day :)
Titanic had a capacity of 3,327, including thecrew. As it was, she only sailed with 60% of her capacity.
Better wages, the minimum wage was raised to over $10 an hour. Also it gave the workers the right to perform mutiny and kill their bosses if they felt that they were being treated unfairly.
Around $2,000. Factoring in inflation that is around $45,000 in today's money. But remember homes then were not near as big as they are now. They also did not have electrical wiring, A/C or central heat. There was also rarely indoor plumbing of any kind.
In Australia's colonial years, the felt slouch hat was adopted by New South Wales for its mounted troops. In 1885, it became part of the uniform of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, and in 1890 the felt hat was then adopted by the military for its defence forces. It was upturned on one side, largely...
Displacement from their ancestral land and loss of cultural valuesare some of the problems that the people faced in the 1910's as thecities grew larger.
Yes if you read the back of the book it says that Margaret Ann Brady and Mrs.Carstairs are real characters and sucessful rest of their lifes. They never meet up again, however they exchanged letters.
One answereer says 2,208 people, but I believe it was 2,224 including the crew.
im guessin about $3000-$8000
  Only Woodrow Wilson fits that time frame..
The amount of Stability and Respect from back then is remarkable. Some of the values are most likely respect and how they worked together and farmed for what they have.The amount of Stability and Respect from back then is remarkable. Some of the values are most likely respect and how they worked...
Yes she did. She killed a lot of people, especially girls that she didn't like. There's this famous story about how she killed a REALLY pretty girl. Dowager was jealous of how pretty, small, and delicate that girl was, so one day, she tricked the girl into going out on a walk with her, then when she...
  Hi, my name is georgina and i am in year 6. At school we are studying victroins and we are doing a play called olivia. which is basically a girls version of oliver twist. in this play i am an orphan. orpahns mainly wear skirts shorts blouses waistcoast shauls. mainly dull colours such as grey...
During the turn of the century, Marcus Garvey was estabishing the  Universal Negro Improvement Association(UNIA). He was often  ridiculed with comments like 'where is the Black man's Country' or  'Where is the the Black man's flag?' In 1920, at a UNIA convention  the flag was adopted to...
  == Answer ==   Depending on the quality of the piece, original markings, finish, and etc the value ranges at a minimum of $500-$2000 for a mint piece
Well the cheat code for animals in GTA San Andreas is different for  different animals.   Dogs: L1, L2, triangle, R2, circle, up, up, up, down, square   Cats: R1, L1, R2, right,, right, left, square, L2   Horses: Right, triangle, square, L2, R1, down, L1, R2, R1
they felt like we had an unfair advantage so they considered it "unethical" so it was our unfair advantage. they were disappointed because yoda died and luke got his hand chopped off by his dad, what a dick
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Leonardo Da Vinci design the first but he did not make it he died before he could
im seeing them go anywhere from $235 to $400 depending on condition
Yes, there is lots of information on the Dorr House. There are many articles of the dorr house too. if you look on the Internet you can find like a million things on that. if you want to know were to find the dorr house it is located in Pensacola, Florida but it's up to you to find the address...
to utilize every resource
Yes apparently when he retired from the White Star Line, he was reported as joining the family Glass Company
You will need to consult the catalogs. Most libraries will have a copy of Scott's Postage Stamp Catalog of the World. First of all, you have to identify the specific stamp or card. That in itself can be a daunting task, but most of the catalogs are well illustrated with lots of information. Once you...
can someone tell me why he was disliked because i can not find it and i really need an answer..........
If an English or Canadian soldier could get to a post office he would likely post a letter from the town of Thelus or Givenchy-en-Gohelle. Once the allies took the ridge, the Germans would post from Oppy-Mericourt. These towns are in the Nord Pas De Calais region of France.Military mail works...
£500About 500 Pounds alone.
Alexander Mackenzie has 9 siblings
His five presidential campaigns were unsuccessful
Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson - baseball   Jack Dempsey and Jack Johnson - boxing   Jim Thorpe - baseball, athletics   Ralph Craig - athletics
American and Britain were engaged in close economic trading activity. American trade with the Allies increased between 1914 and 1916 from $825 million to over $3 billion. The government also eased restrictions on private loans to belligerents, further promoting this kind of activity. As a result of...
Imperialism has done more harm than good. Among the good things, it helped colonies build infrastructure and transportation e.g. the railway system; unify the people and arouse a spirit of nationalism; expose them to science and technology; learn a foreign language; understand complex political and...
The 1890s were a period of rapid technological and cultural change. In the United States, Idaho (1890), Wyoming (1890) and Utah (1896) were admitted to the union.The Weather Bureau was created within the Department of Agriculture.Punch cards were used to tabulate census data.The corrugated cardboard...
because they need somewhere to live and dont say go and ask someone else or you'll get the blam so fog off
You couldn't pay enough to get one. Soda wasn't sold in cans until 1938.
Answer for the U.S. - 2,965,000 people were born in 1915. Only about 7% are still alive, or 207,500.
Constancio Guzman was the second elected municipal president of Davao in 1917, during the governorship of Eulalio Causing. ( DAVAO CITY: ITS HISTORY AND PROGRESS by GLORIA P. DABBAY, 1988 edition, page 45, University of Michigan)
Yes! -On July 30, 1916 a German spy group attacked a Jersey City, NJ munitions depot. During the resulting explosions, a piece of shrapnel pierced the statue. The cost in damage was more than two million dollars. That was the year they closed off the torch balcony to tourists. It was the largest ...
He Believed the more land you had the more power you had.
The Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914 was named Francis Burton  Harrison, who was the Congressman from New York who wrote proposed  it. The law restricted opium and cocaine.
He must have been famous because, upon the news of Cody's death, he received tributes from King George V of the United Kingdom, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Imperial Germany, and President Woodrow Wilson. The governor of Colorado lead his funeral procession. See Sources and related links for more...
some negative effects were literary rates were low and infant mortality rates were high positives are boosted the european economies added to their power and influence , boundaries were made,gotten new materials ,objects and resources to work with
the dreess and look good
No one likes Jazz so it doesn't matter
Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener was born June 24, 1850 so he would be 161 years old this June 24, 2011.
The most luxurious rooms anyone could ever imagine. Even 3rd class rooms were fancy.