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Nature Strikes! 1926 - The deadliest November tornado outbreak (The Great Tri-State Tornado of Wednesday, March 18, 1925, is the deadliest tornado outbreak all time in the U.S.) in U.S....
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Into the Quagmire!      1961 - President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.  Filling the void after the French withdrawal in 1954 the United States started to...
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Boycott Over!      1956 - The Montgomery Bus Boycott comes to an end when the Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses to be illegal.  The boycott began on...
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Fire!  1871 - Four major fires break out on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Peshtigo, Wisconsin, Holland, Michigan, and Manistee, Michigan.  The other fires are greatly overshadowed by the...
Contains information on the actual catastrophic events - how, where, when, why each of these environmental conditions occurred - what impact the effect has and the kinds of health issues that arise from the event, how to identify...
This book examines the science that gives us a greater understanding of the patterns that produce hurricanes, tornadoes, cyclones, and a host of related conditions.
This book provides detailed diagrams outlining the structure of continental and oceanic crust and the distribution of major plate motion to introduce readers to the range of activity that can shape or decimate an entire region....
Details the motion of the planet and the nature and study of both earthquakes and volcanoes.
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Are You Prepared?

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It’s devastating to witness the destruction that natural disasters can cause, in just a matter of minutes. And while we can’t prevent these occurrences, being prepared can certainly protect us...
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Every summer is filled with blockbusters brimming with action. I'm excited that a film adaptation of Max Brooks' renowned book, World War Z will be released this Friday! If you haven't...

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