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History final

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History final

  1. 1. Top 10 Most American Changing Dates
  2. 2. #10 <ul><li>Herbert Nitsch dives 407' (April 22, 2010) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Summary <ul><li>Dives deeper than anyone in the world without using SCUBA gear or any way of pulling himself down </li></ul>
  4. 4. Justification <ul><li>Shows us that the impossible IS possible </li></ul>
  5. 5. #9 <ul><li>Tom Begic develops flawless wingsuit (1998) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary <ul><li>Used in base jumping </li></ul><ul><li>Fly distances over </li></ul><ul><li>12 miles </li></ul>
  7. 7. Justification <ul><li>Fly farther with greater maneuverability </li></ul><ul><li>Military </li></ul><ul><li>Leisure… </li></ul>
  8. 8. #8 <ul><li>Bobby McFerrin (March 11, 1950) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>Vocal Perfectionist! 10 Grammy's </li></ul>
  10. 10. Justification <ul><li>Harmonized ears across the world with amazing vocal technique </li></ul>
  11. 11. #7 <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invention of Smoke Alarm in 1967 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Summary <ul><li>Smoke alarms </li></ul><ul><li>alert people of fires </li></ul>
  13. 13. Justification
  14. 14. #6 <ul><li>Walt Disney's Birth (December 5th, 1901) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Summary <ul><li>26 Academy Awards out of 59 Nominations </li></ul><ul><li>7 Emmys </li></ul><ul><li>Mickey Mouse </li></ul>
  16. 16. Justification <ul><li>- Disneyland - Disney World Resort </li></ul>- Annual Revenue of over $35billion
  17. 17. #5 <ul><li>Joseph Freidman invents Bendy Straw in 1937 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Summary <ul><li>Observed daughter having trouble. Inserted a screw to make threads in the straw. Took the screw out and bent the straw on the threads </li></ul>
  19. 19. Justification <ul><li>Little children can drink more easily with their straws </li></ul><ul><li>More than one person to a cup! </li></ul>
  20. 20. #4 <ul><li>New York passes </li></ul><ul><li>Seat-Belt Law (1984) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Summary <ul><li>Wear your seat-belt or suffer a hefty fine </li></ul>
  22. 22. Justification <ul><li>Set stage for 48 other states and DC. </li></ul><ul><li>Seat-belts save over 10,000 lives every year </li></ul>
  23. 23. #3 <ul><li>Dickson invents Band-Aid in 1920 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Summary <ul><li>Dickson needed a strip that would cover his wife's kitchen wounds easily because she would get cut too easily but would need to move on with her cooking </li></ul>
  25. 25. Justification <ul><li>Helps stop bleeding of cuts and scrapes. </li></ul><ul><li>Without them, this world would be red </li></ul>
  26. 26. #2 <ul><li>Beatles come to America on Feb. 7. 1964 </li></ul>
  27. 27. Summary <ul><li>An estimated 3,000 people greeted them at JFK airport </li></ul><ul><li>Played the Ed Sullivan show two days later </li></ul>
  28. 28. Justification <ul><li>Changed Music Forever </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; Only two good things ever came from England: one - America, two - the Beatles!&quot;   Woody Harrelson </li></ul>
  29. 29. #1 <ul><li>Mentos come to US! (1960) </li></ul>
  30. 30. Summary <ul><li>Pierre van Melle invented Mentos in 1932 but didn't arrive in American until 1960 </li></ul>
  31. 31. Justification <ul><li>It's THE freshmaker! </li></ul>
  32. 32. Sources <ul><li>http:// www.bandaid.com /history http:// www.inventors.about.com/smoke_alarm http:// www.thebeatles.com /info http:// www.justdisney.com/walt_disney / http:// www.mentos.com / http:// americanhistory.si.edu /archives/ http:// www.bobbymcferrin.com / http:// www.herbertnitsch.com /profile/biography http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/broch/c-1.htm </li></ul>

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