1906 San Francisco Earthquake: A Captivating Guide To The Deadliest Earthquake In The History Of The United States - 9781637163610

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Did you know that the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is thought to be one of the deadliest earthquakes in history? In the early morning of April 18th, 1906, in San Francisco, California, the ground heaved up. Buildings swayed like blades of grass and collapsed, and soon after, fires consumed everything in their path. It is believed that around three thousand people died, and almost all those left standing after the ground settled had become homeless. This book will take you on a journey of one of the most terrible earthquakes in recorded history. You will discover stories of average citizens just trying to survive and those courageous enough to face danger, whether it be fire or collapsing buildings. From the initial panic to battling crisis after crisis to an incredible aftermath, the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake shows that history can be more captivating than fiction. In this book, you will learn about: The moment the quake hit and its immediate aftermath The terrifying fires that ripped through the city How dynamite saved the city from more damage Real eyewitness accounts of horrors, heroes, and heartbreaks How the city banded together to save itself and begin to rebuild Scroll up and click the "add to cart" button to learn more about the history of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake!


  • | Author: Captivating History
  • | Publisher: Captivating History
  • | Publication Date: May 29, 2021
  • | Number of Pages: 56 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 1637163614
  • | ISBN-13: 9781637163610
Author:
Captivating History
Publisher:
Captivating History
Publication Date:
May 29, 2021
Number of pages:
56 pages
Language:
English
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1637163614
ISBN-13:
9781637163610