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  • Weapons and Warfare Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • What’s In a Name? Philosopher Edition Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Electronics and Gadgets Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • A-List of Actors Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • A Study of William Shakespeare Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • Animal Factoids Quiz | Britannica.com
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  • 6 Deadliest Earthquakes | Britannica.com
    was in the city of Wenchuan about 60 miles 100 km north northwest of Chengdu the provincial capital some four fifths of the structures in that area were flattened Whole villages and towns in the mountains were destroyed 4 The Great Peruvian Earthquake western Peru Encyclop dia Britannica Inc This earthquake originated off the coast of Peru on May 31 1970 and produced massive landslides that caused the collapse of many poorly constructed buildings Approximately 70 000 people died The most damage occurred in the coastal towns near the epicentre and in the Santa River valley The most destructive landslide fell from Peru s highest mountain Mount Huascarán located in the west central Andes Fast moving snow and earth swallowed the village of Yungay buried much of Ranrahirca and devastated other villages in the area 3 The Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami Indian Ocean basin Philip A McDaniel U S Navy On December 26 2004 at 7 59 am local time an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 9 1 struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra Over the next seven hours a tsunami triggered by the quake reached out across the Indian Ocean devastating coastal areas as far away as East Africa Some locations reported that the waves had reached a height of 30 feet 9 metres or more when they hit the shoreline The tsunami killed at least 225 000 people across a dozen countries with Indonesia Sri Lanka India Maldives and Thailand sustaining massive damage Indonesian officials estimated that the death toll there alone ultimately exceeded 200 000 particularly in northern Sumatra s Aceh province 2 The Great Tangshan Earthquake northwestern China Encyclop dia Britannica Inc The Tangshan earthquake of 1976 also called Great Tangshan Earthquake occured on July 28 1976 with a magnitude of 7 5 which nearly razed the Chinese coal mining and industrial city of Tangshan located about 68 miles 110 km east of Beijing The death toll thought to be one of the largest in recorded history was officially reported as 242 000 persons but it may have been as high as 655 000 At least 700 000 more people were injured and property damage was extensive reaching even to Beijing Most of the fatalities resulted from the collapse of unreinforced masonry homes where people were sleeping 1 The Haiti Earthquake Hispaniola U S Navy photograph Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg The Haiti earthquake of 2010 devastated the metropolitan area of Port au Prince and left an estimated 1 5 million survivors homeless The earthquake hit at 4 53 pm on January 12 approximately 15 miles 25 km southwest of the Haitian capital of Port au Prince The initial shock registered a magnitude of 7 0 and was soon followed by two aftershocks of magnitudes 5 9 and 5 5 More aftershocks occurred in the following days including another one of magnitude 5 9 that struck on January 20 at Petit Goâve a town some 35 miles 55

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  • There’s a Riot Goin’ On: Riots in U.S. History (Part One) | Britannica.com
    expensive for the foreign born mostly Irish laborers who made up the bulk of the mobs that ravaged New York City for four days in July 1863 Before the riots ended the mobs had turned violently on the city s African American population whom they saw as competition for scarce employment Spurred by the cry Bread or blood a very different riot occurred in April of that year in Richmond Virginia the Confederate capital There in an atmosphere of deprivation and hoarding a group of starving desperate women sought out the governor of Virginia for help Receiving no satisfaction they led a march that erupted in the looting of stores and government warehouses prompting no less a figure than Confederate Pres Jefferson Davis to personally beseech them to stop 4 The First Race Riots Memphis and New Orleans Riots of 1866 In a society shaped by more than 200 years of slavery and marked by the repeated collision of the pursuit of change and the refusal to change in relation to civil rights it may come as little surprise that race riots have been rampant in American history Right after the Civil War in 1866 as black codes were being enacted in the South in an attempt to replace the social controls of slavery and assure the continuance of white supremacy race riots erupted in Memphis in May and New Orleans in July in which groups of whites attacked newly freed African Americans In Memphis 12 churches were burned 46 African Americans were killed and more than 70 were wounded and in New Orleans 35 African Americans were killed and more than 100 were wounded 3 An Old Story They re Taking Our Jobs Rock Springs Massacre 1885 Ethnicity bigotry and economic competition were at the root of a riot turned massacre in Wyoming in 1885 Immigrant Chinese laborers had helped build the transcontinental railroad but by the 1870s some whites were convinced that the Chinese were stealing their jobs In Wyoming white coal miners became enraged with their Chinese coworkers who were willing to work for less than their unionized white counterparts Two Chinese workers were badly beaten one of them fatally when a fight broke out between white and Chinese miners in Rock Springs on the morning of September 2 1885 By noon mobs of whites had descended on the mine where the fight had occurred and on the section of town where the Chinese lived By the time the riot that ensued had ended Rock Springs s Chinatown had been looted and burned to the ground 28 Chinese were dead and 15 were wounded 2 Call It Labor Unrest Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and Homestead Strike of 1892 Prints and Photographs Division Library of Congress Washington D C neg no LC USZ62 99137 In 1877 a series of strikes by railroad workers across much of the United States flared into a riot in Pittsburgh on July 21 with shots fired by both the Pennsylvania National Guard

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