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  • Top Ten World History

    1. 1. Countdown in History By Kalene Mears and Kelsie Barnes
    2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. #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. 9. #7 Human Genome In 2003, the mapping of the 20,000-25,000 human genes in the DNA was complete.
    10. 10. #7 Human Genome Through the mapping of the genome, scientists and doctors are better able to diagnose and cure diseases.
    11. 11. #6 Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina was a very costly cyclone that hit the gulf of the U.S. August 28, 2005
    12. 12. #6 Hurricane Katrina This Hurricane killed thousands of people and left many people without a home or a job.
    13. 13. #6 Hurricane Katrina The flood water left many toxins in the environment and disturbed the oil flow.
    14. 14. #5 9/11 The bombing of the World Trade Centers was a terrorist attack in the U.S. September 11, 2001
    15. 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. 16. #5 9/11 This event led to an increase in airport security and an awareness of the danger of terrorists.
    17. 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. 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. 19. #4 Indian Ocean Tsunami This national disaster took a tremendous toll on the society and economy of these countries.
    20. 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. 21. #3 Terrorist Wars Their use of chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons makes them a great danger.
    22. 22. #3 Terrorist Wars Militaries from the U.K., U.S., Australia, Poland, Denmark, and Spain have taken part in this great war.
    23. 23. #3 Terrorist Wars The war in Afghanistan has been a long journey to defeat al- Qaeda. October 7, 2001 - Present
    24. 24. #3 Terrorist Wars This international terrorist network has caused problems for many countries, including the U.K. and the U.S.
    25. 25. #3 Terrorist Wars This nine-year war has been a long and costly war, both in lives and in expenses.
    26. 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. 27. #2 Haiti People throughout the world came together to help the people of Haiti.
    28. 28. #2 Haiti Billions of dollars have been spent helping aid this country. About 300,000 people were killed.
    29. 29. #1 Rwanda Genocide
    30. 30. #1 Rwanda Genocide
    31. 31. Works Cited http://www.factmonster.com/world/events/2008/
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    33. 33. http://rarediseases.about.com/od/rarediseases1/a/ vcjd.htm
    34. 34. http://learningtogive.org/papers/paper88.html
    35. 35. http://viresh-untitled.blogspot.com/2006/06/north- korea-dillema.html
    36. 36. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/ countries/korea.html
    37. 37. http://www.lilithgallery.com/articles/2006/North- Koreas-Nuclear-Test.html
    38. 38. http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/ Human_Genome/medicine/medicine.shtml
    39. 39. http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/ 64/47664-004-7088EE3D.jpg
    40. 40. http://www.zonalatina.com/Zldata248.htm
    41. 41. http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Everyone %20Else/images-3/indian-ocean-tsunami.jpg
    42. 42. http://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/go/ pid/2258
    43. 43. http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/geology/ GEOL351Images/TsunamiHotelDamage(2).jpg
    44. 44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 35703177@N00/1330419260
    45. 45. http://www.understandingwar.org/reference/key-facts- afghanistan
    46. 46. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/ countriesandterritories/haiti/index.html
    47. 47. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/1288230.stm
    48. 48. http://usliberals.about.com/od/homelandsecurit1/a/ IraqNumbers.htm
    49. 49. http://intellectualfaith.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ mother-teresa-with-her-people.jpg
    50. 50. http://photos.upi.com/slideshow/lbox/ 987ee5730cacd6c464f88f26f22c760c/ WAP1981060318-MOTHER-TERESA.jpg
    51. 51. http://heavenawaits.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/iraq- soldierholdingiraqichild1.jpg
    52. 52. http://pubrecord.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/ 2009/09/us_war_deaths_coffins_DoD.jpg
    53. 53. http://z.about.com/d/usliberals/1/0/5/2/ iraqsoldierchildBrendanSmialowski.jpg
    54. 54. http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/ 00636/news-graphics-2007-_636982a.jpg
    55. 55. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGC/ StaticFiles/Images/Show/29xx/295x/2959_al-qaeda- ambush-1_05320299.jpg
    56. 56. http://tomorrowmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/ 2008/05/haiti.jpg
    57. 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. 58. http://economistmom.com/wordpress/wp-content/ uploads/2010/01/haiti-relief-ap-photo-on-csm.jpg
    59. 59. http://affrodite.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/ rwandagenocidememorial.jpg
    60. 60. http://home.snu.edu/~dwilliam/f97projects/teresa/ MotherTeresaSociety.htm
    61. 61. http://www.iraq-war.ws/summary/
    62. 62. Songs
    63. 63. Rock You Like A Hurricane Scorpions
    64. 64. Million Voices Barlow Girl
    65. 65. Human Killers
    66. 66. Undivided Bon Jovi
    67. 67. Come Home OneRepublic
    68. 68. Drop the Bomb The Gap Band
    69. 69. Wipe Out Wipeout
    70. 70. God Be With You ‘Till We Meet Again Kyle Madsen
    71. 71. We Are the World 25 for Haiti Artists for Haiti
    72. 72. Candle in the Wind Elton John
    73. 73. I Just Came Back From War Darryl Worley
    74. 74. You Keep Me Hangin’ On Glee Cast
    75. 75. We Didn’t Start the Fire Billy Joel

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