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San Francisco 1906 Earthquake

One of the greatest earthquakes happened in 20th century is in San Francisco in year 1906. ... The disastrous San Francisco quake of 1906 and the less serious earthquake of 1989 were both caused by movement along the fault. ... The great earthquake broke loose some 20 to 25 seconds later, with an epicenter near San Francisco. ... The 1906 earthquake...
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Earthquakes

Earthquake San Francisco- 1906 On the morning 12 past 5:00 San Francisco suffered a major earthquake that killed 3000 people, the earthquake lasted for about 40 seconds and was recorded at 8.3 on the Richter Scale. ... After the earthquake, they noticed that the&...
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The Earthquake of 1906

The Earthquake of 1906 On the morning 12 past 5:00 San Francisco suffered a major earthquake that killed 3000 people, the earthquake lasted for about 40 seconds and was recorded at 8.3 on the Richter Scale. ... After the earthquake, they noticed that the San Andreas Fault shifted a 250-mile long section witch tore roads and fences. ... ...
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Understanding the Loma Prieta Earthquake

Understanding the Loma Prieta Earthquake: 10 Years Later At 5:04 PM on October 17, 1989, the San Francisco Bay Area was severely shaken for 15 seconds by the Loma Prieta earthquake located to the south on the San Andreas fault near Santa Cruz. ... The Loma Prieta quake was the largest earthquake to occur in the San Fran...
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Earthquakes

When plates move quickly an earthquake is the result. ... "Because the size of earthquakes varies enormously, the amplitudes of the ground motions differ by factors of thousands from earthquake to earthquake. ... In March 1980 a few earthquakes near Mt.St. ... April 18, 1906, at 5:12am in San Francisco, a section of rock&#...
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Earthquakes/Plate Techtonics

A Discussion On Earthquakes/Plate Technonics Perhaps Mother Nature offers no greater force than that of the earthquake. ... An example of a fault where two plates meet is the San Andrea's fault in California, where the Pacific and North American plates meet. ... This phenomenon is know as an earthquake. &#...
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Internet Assignment Earthquake

Next we will try to understand the Great 1906 Earthquake of San Francisco. Visit <http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/more/1906/> to answer the questions below. ... This earthquake happened at 5:12 AM - April 18, 1906. ... When will such a large magnitude earthquake occur again in San Francisco? ... According to geologists, when could th...
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Kobe Earthquake 1995

Introduction to Earthquakes Earthquakes are natural hazards, which occur on plate margins. Earthquakes are the result of plate movements. ... So why did the Kobe earthquake happen? Japan is at a high risk to earthquakes. ... Also better emergency preparedness, e.g. after the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 an entirely independent wate...
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earthquakes

On October 21, 1868 there was one of the most destructive earthquakes San Francisco has had. Know as the "Great San Francisco Earthquake". ... On April 18, 1906, the San Andreas Fault ruptured with a magnitude of 7.7. ... The San Francisco Bay Area is part of a very complex plate boundary system between the pacific and the northern ...
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Earthquakes 2

The San Andreas is a strike-slip fault that has displaced rocks hundreds of miles. ... There the rocks of the San Gabriel Mountains are being pushed up and over the rocks of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. ... Probably the most notable is the San Andreas fault zone. ... This major fault was responsible for the great earthquake&#...
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Destruction Caused by Volcanoes

San Francisco suffered a major earthquake that killed 3000 people, the earthquake lasted for about 40 seconds and was recorded at 8.3 on the Richter Scale in 1906. ... After the earthquake, they noticed that the San Andreas Fault shifted a 250-mile long section witch tore roads and fences. ... The earthquake's most damage were in Los Bonas...
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Herrold

In 1949 KQW became KCBS in San Francisco" Charles Herrold was born in 1875 in the Midwest. He was raised in San Jose and he went to Stanford University. He later moved to San Francisco and set up an electrical manufacturing company, but unfortunately the big earthquake hit in 1906 and everything was destroyed. ... He later ...
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Bank of America

Giannini, a produce merchant in San Francisco, inherited a seat on the board of directors of a savings bank in the city's Italian neighborhood from his father-in-law. ... By making loans as small as $25, selling stock to a small group of loyal investors, and going door-to-door to solicit customers, Giannini launched what became the f...
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Daly City

Introducing Daly City Down the Old Mission Road, west of the grassy slopes of San Bruno Mountain, and near the village of Colma, stands Daly City; gateway to the famed San Francisco Peninsula. ... This is a land that is often covered by thick, white fog that forms over the Pacific Ocean, then sweeps in land and crosses the ...
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Chinese Immigrater

Interrogations of Chinese Immigrants at Angel Island Like Ellis Island in New York Harbor, Angel Island in San Francisco Bay was an entry point for immigrants in the early 20th century. ... Chinese immigration, after being shut down for many years by governmental legislation and an anti-Chinese climate resumed quickly after 1906....
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julia morgan archetect

A couple years later, back in San Francisco, California the 1906 earthquake occurred and her small office was knocked down along with almost every house in San Francisco. Julia was hired to rebuild houses that fell down in the earthquake, and she had to rebuild her office. ... Next, she built "Hearst's Castle" in San Simeon, ...
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St. Francis of Assisi Biogroph

Francis of Assisi lived about eight hundred years ago. He was born in the city of Assisi, Italy, in 1182. He was the son of Piero of Bernadone, who was a wealthy merchant. He received a education and seemed to follow his father's footsteps as a wealthy merchant. In 1201 he took part in an attack on ...
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Autery Museum of Western Heritage

That stereoview had pictures from Galveston, Texas, San Francisco, California, and Georgetown, Colorado. ... A picture of different homes to Jewish people in San Francisco showed a before and after picture of the earthquake that occurred in 1906. ...
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chinese exclusion act 1882

In 1906, earthquake fires detroyed all family records, and the Chinese found a chance to use false names and identities, and came to their fake relatives already in the US as paper sons and daughters. In response, the city of San Francisco created a prison-like detention center for&...
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Chinatown

After the earthquake fires destroyed all family records in 1906, Chinese immigrants effectively donned false names and identities, and came to their "relatives" already in the US as paper sons and daughters. In response to this continuing Chinese influx, the city of San Francisco created a prison-like detention center for incoming immigrants at Angel I...
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Tsunamis: Their Cause and Damage

This is usually a result of intense earthquake action. ... Therefore, it is not the case that even large earthquakes will necessarily produce large tsunami. For example, the 1906 earthquake near San Francisco California had a Richter Magnitude of about 7.1, yet no tsunami was generated as a result of this event " because the motion on the&#...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Article

Robie House, designed in 1906 for a bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer, is one of the world's most famous buildings. ... Among his remarkable engineering feats was the design of the huge Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, constructed to withstand earthquakes. ... The building was completed in 1922 and suffered no damage in the disastrous earthquake that occurr...
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The Lost Ones 8211 Young Chinese Americans

Chinese immigration resumed quickly after 1906 (being shut down for many years by governmental legislation before Angel Island interrogation), an anti-Chinese climate. Thanks to the San Francisco earthquake which destroyed most of the immigration records in the city, allowing many resident Chinese to claim U.S citizenship and many others to claim to be "...
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The rise of the city

Port cities such as San Francisco, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Bostan, provided an almost endless supply of cheap labor because these port cities were gateways for immigrants from other countries who were seeking to achieve the American dream. ... Investment opportunities looked so tempting that new citied sprang up almost overnight from the ruins of the Chicag...
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Asian Americans

After the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, mob violence occurred as Japanese scientist sent to aid in relief, were attacked....
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