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Hurricane Katrina and the French Revolution
Transcript of Hurricane Katrina and the French Revolution
Financial crisis Hurricane Katrina One of the top five deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history
Hit Florida August 25th
Gulf of Mexico
Failure of flood protection system Environmental Effects of Hurricane Katrina Environmental Effects of French Revolution Agricultural Revolution
Destruction of forests Economic Effects of Hurricane Katrina Costliest natural disaster in U.S. history
Important ports on Gulf coast
Insurance Economic Effects of French Revolution Tax system abolished
Fixed pricing of important goods
High rates of unemployment Social/Political Effects of Hurricane Katrina Displacement
Lack of water, food, shelter, and sanitation facilities
Effective actions Social/Political Effects of the French Revolution Disruption of social classes
More limitations for the first and second estates
Nationalism and socialism
More land, free education, feudal barriers to trade were removed Damage to coastal areas
20% of local marches overrun by water
Forced closure of 16 National Wildlife Refuges
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