Galveston 1900: Storm of the Century

Seventh graders comprehend the effect the 1900 Hurricane, the deadliest natural disaster in United States history, had on Galveston by examining period accounts and photographs. They comprehend how the devastation of the hurricane lead citizens and business leaders to create the Council-Manager form of city government.

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