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Hettie's World History United States

Bow to the Power of Mother Nature: Galveston Hurricane of 1900

On Sept. 8, 1900, a hurricane ripped through Galveston, then Texas’s largest city, and became one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history. The city was important to the shipping industry and was a vacation spot for the wealthy.  It also was technologically forward, introducing telephones and electricity before many other cities. A Brewing […]

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