The Crisis Of America After World War II Essay

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On January 12, 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the country least prepared for it, the small poor island of Haiti. More than 230,000 people lost their lives due to the vigorous earthquake. The rest of the world was stunned when they heard of the devastation of the country. Once they saw the photos of the gruesome pain that the nation was going through, many countries, families, churches, and groups of people fled their cozy lifestyles in an effort to help out the many in desperate need of help. Many attempts were made to help rebuild Haiti but none really seemed to work. Before the earthquake struck people looked at Haiti and thought of two ways to fix the nation. One way was the “Marshall plan” nicknamed from the multibillion-dollar U.S. effort to rebuild Western Europe after World War II. That plan consists of rebuilding a country piece by piece, all the way from new roads to new legislature. The other plan was a sick joke to the citizens of Haiti but other people thought of dropping a nuclear bomb and start from the ground up. Sadly that sick joke came true when the earthquake hit. Many people wrote about how Haiti needs the Marshall plan now. People Started donating and giving their services from all around the globe. No one could seem to figure out where all the vast amount of money was going. Haiti was estimated at $11.5 billion dollars to rebuild over the coming decades. All the money was donated but a lot of the money was taken for the helping Haiti, very little…

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