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    • 1. Countdown in History By Kalene Mears and Kelsie Barnes
    • 2. #10 Princess Diana’s Death “It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do.”
    • 3. #10 Princess Diana Diana raised millions of dollars for those in need, and restored a sense of humanity to the homeless, lepers, cancer children and others.
    • 4. #10 Princess Diana Princess Diana passed away in a tragic car accident in 1997. She was a friend of the people, leaving a devastated community.
    • 5. #9 North Korea’s Nuclear Testing North Korea is Communist with an “iron curtain” that blocks their people in and the world’s ideas out.
    • 6. #9 North Korea’s Nuclear Testing North Korea has been a long time enemy to many countries and could be even more dangerous with the power of nukes. 2006
    • 7. #8 Death of Mother Teresa Mother Teresa lived a life full of charity and serving her community. She worked to surround those in need with love and with kindness. September 5, 1997
    • 8. #8 Death of Mother Teresa Mother Teresa had a great impact on many lives. She opened orphanages and homes for mothers with unwanted pregnancies.
    • 9. #7 Human Genome In 2003, the mapping of the 20,000-25,000 human genes in the DNA was complete.
    • 10. #7 Human Genome Through the mapping of the genome, scientists and doctors are better able to diagnose and cure diseases.
    • 11. #6 Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was a very costly cyclone that hit the gulf of the U.S. August 28, 2005
    • 12. #6 Hurricane Katrina This Hurricane killed thousands of people and left many people without a home or a job.
    • 13. #6 Hurricane Katrina The flood water left many toxins in the environment and disturbed the oil flow.
    • 14. #5 9/11 The bombing of the World Trade Centers was a terrorist attack in the U.S. September 11, 2001
    • 15. #5 9/11 About 3,000 people lost their lives in this attack. News of this tragedy spread to other countries, and throughout the nation, quickly.
    • 16. #5 9/11 This event led to an increase in airport security and an awareness of the danger of terrorists.
    • 17. #4 Indian Ocean Tsunami The Indian Ocean Tsunami began as a 9.0 earthquake; the tsunami affected the entire Bay of Bengal. December 26, 2004
    • 18. #4 Indian Ocean Tsunami About 187,000 people were killed, with another 43,000 declared missing. More than 500,000 were left homeless.
    • 19. #4 Indian Ocean Tsunami This national disaster took a tremendous toll on the society and economy of these countries.
    • 20. #3 Terrorist Wars The use of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has caused them to be the epicenter of war. May 20, 2003-Present
    • 21. #3 Terrorist Wars Their use of chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons makes them a great danger.
    • 22. #3 Terrorist Wars Militaries from the U.K., U.S., Australia, Poland, Denmark, and Spain have taken part in this great war.
    • 23. #3 Terrorist Wars The war in Afghanistan has been a long journey to defeat al- Qaeda. October 7, 2001 - Present
    • 24. #3 Terrorist Wars This international terrorist network has caused problems for many countries, including the U.K. and the U.S.
    • 25. #3 Terrorist Wars This nine-year war has been a long and costly war, both in lives and in expenses.
    • 26. #2 Haiti Haiti, a poor and undeveloped country, was struck with a horrible earthquake costing more than they had and killing many. January 12, 2010
    • 27. #2 Haiti People throughout the world came together to help the people of Haiti.
    • 28. #2 Haiti Billions of dollars have been spent helping aid this country. About 300,000 people were killed.
    • 29. #1 Rwanda Genocide
    • 30. #1 Rwanda Genocide
    • 31. Works Cited http://www.factmonster.com/world/events/2008/
    • 32. http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/ Human_Genome/home.shtm
    • 33. http://rarediseases.about.com/od/rarediseases1/a/ vcjd.htm
    • 34. http://learningtogive.org/papers/paper88.html
    • 35. http://viresh-untitled.blogspot.com/2006/06/north- korea-dillema.html
    • 36. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/ countries/korea.html
    • 37. http://www.lilithgallery.com/articles/2006/North- Koreas-Nuclear-Test.html
    • 38. http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/ Human_Genome/medicine/medicine.shtml
    • 39. http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/ 64/47664-004-7088EE3D.jpg
    • 40. http://www.zonalatina.com/Zldata248.htm
    • 41. http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Everyone %20Else/images-3/indian-ocean-tsunami.jpg
    • 42. http://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/go/ pid/2258
    • 43. http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/geology/ GEOL351Images/TsunamiHotelDamage(2).jpg
    • 44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 35703177@N00/1330419260
    • 45. http://www.understandingwar.org/reference/key-facts- afghanistan
    • 46. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/ countriesandterritories/haiti/index.html
    • 47. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/1288230.stm
    • 48. http://usliberals.about.com/od/homelandsecurit1/a/ IraqNumbers.htm
    • 49. http://intellectualfaith.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ mother-teresa-with-her-people.jpg
    • 50. http://photos.upi.com/slideshow/lbox/ 987ee5730cacd6c464f88f26f22c760c/ WAP1981060318-MOTHER-TERESA.jpg
    • 51. http://heavenawaits.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/iraq- soldierholdingiraqichild1.jpg
    • 52. http://pubrecord.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/ 2009/09/us_war_deaths_coffins_DoD.jpg
    • 53. http://z.about.com/d/usliberals/1/0/5/2/ iraqsoldierchildBrendanSmialowski.jpg
    • 54. http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/ 00636/news-graphics-2007-_636982a.jpg
    • 55. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGC/ StaticFiles/Images/Show/29xx/295x/2959_al-qaeda- ambush-1_05320299.jpg
    • 56. http://tomorrowmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/ 2008/05/haiti.jpg
    • 57. http://www.csmonitor.com/var/ezflow_site/storage/ images/media/images/0115-haiti-earthquake-relief- efforts.jpg/7229211-1-eng-US/0115-haiti-earthquake- relief-efforts.jpg_full_600.jpg
    • 58. http://economistmom.com/wordpress/wp-content/ uploads/2010/01/haiti-relief-ap-photo-on-csm.jpg
    • 59. http://affrodite.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/ rwandagenocidememorial.jpg
    • 60. http://home.snu.edu/~dwilliam/f97projects/teresa/ MotherTeresaSociety.htm
    • 61. http://www.iraq-war.ws/summary/
    • 62. Songs
    • 63. Rock You Like A Hurricane Scorpions
    • 64. Million Voices Barlow Girl
    • 65. Human Killers
    • 66. Undivided Bon Jovi
    • 67. Come Home OneRepublic
    • 68. Drop the Bomb The Gap Band
    • 69. Wipe Out Wipeout
    • 70. God Be With You ‘Till We Meet Again Kyle Madsen
    • 71. We Are the World 25 for Haiti Artists for Haiti
    • 72. Candle in the Wind Elton John
    • 73. I Just Came Back From War Darryl Worley
    • 74. You Keep Me Hangin’ On Glee Cast
    • 75. We Didn’t Start the Fire Billy Joel