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The Sinking Of The TitanicBy: Lily Lorenz
The Captain of The TitanicThe captain of the Titanic was Captain Smith. He had died when the Titanic sank along with many others.
There were 9 levels on the Titanic
The Levels Of The Titanic396284571levels
There were 840 staterooms
What The Titanic Was Made OfThe picture below shows the controls of the ship.The titanic was made to be indestructible. It was made out of steel. People thought that there was nothing that could cause a 46,328 ton ship to sink. Not even an ice burg. Little did they know that soon they would find out that they were wrong and that the huge 46,328 ton bulldozer of steel wouldnt be able to survive anything. It would go down and take hundreds of lives with it.
What Caused The Titanic to SinkMost people believe that the Titanic sank because it ran into an iceberg, but it really sank because it scratched crossed the tip of an iceberg. This is the damage done to the ship.The Titanic scraped against an iceberg.What Caused The Titanic to Sink? An ice berg.
There were about 2,223 passengers on the TitanicFirst Class: 416 peopleSecond Class: 162 peopleThird Class: 262 people
People on The TitanicIf you look closely, you can see people on the ship.In the bottom left corner, you can see passengers running away from the wreck.
How were people rescuedThese are rescue ships that came from the Titanic with the passengers who were rescued.
Survivors of the Titanic There were only about 706 people who survived the sinking of the Titanic.Category Number aboard Number survived Percentage survived First class 329 199 60.5%Second class 285 119 41.7%Third class 710 174 24.5% Crew 899 214 23.8% Total 2,223 706 31.8%
A survivors storyCharles Joughin is one of the most famous survivors of the Titanic. He has one of the most unique stories man has ever heard. This unbelievable man loaded himself with whisky before the crash. When the boat sunk he was in the freezing cold water for at least three hours before he was rescued. Most people believe that it was the whisky inside of him that kept him alive and kept him going. He has even appeared In the movie The Titanic. In the movie you may see a drunk man hanging onto the railing as the boat is sinking. That is supposed to be him.This man is Charles Joughin.
Deaths on the TitanicCategory Number aboard Number lost Percentage lost First class 329 130 39.5%Second class 285 166 58.3%Third class 710 536 75.5%Crew 899 685 76.2%Total 2,223 1,517 68.2%There was a total of about 1,517 people who died in the Titanic.
How many movies, and books were created based on the Titanic?Over 15 movies have been made about the Titanic disaster. Therefore, there have been several documentaries and TV series created. It is unknown on how many books or poems were made based on the Titanic because many people could write their own poems or books about it.
I will use primary and secondary sources to explain historical events.
Primary: I used the story about Charles Joughin.
Secondary: I looked up information on websites and I looked in many books.Learning Target Accomplishments
How or Why Question: Why is the Titanic still so important to the U.S?
Answer: The ship was built to be indestructibleThere were over 1,000 people on the shipMany people died when it sunk There are so many books and movies made based on it
CitationsJaynees Blog. titanicbranson.com. July 22, 2009. Feb. 29, 2012. Web.