the correct answer is c, the department of homeland security.
the department was formed in 2002 by president george w bush after the september 11th attacks showed critical gaps in us intelligence gathering and sharing.
the first secretary was former pennsylvania governor tom ridge, who worked to bring a wide range of disparate groups together to share what they knew when they knew it.
a, the striking architecture of the ruins displays impressive creativity and c, the great size of the ruins suggests a once strong successful society.
the plot is based on the story of romeo and juliet, shakespeare, but adapted to modern times. in new york, two bands of young people, the sharks, of puerto rican origin, and the jets, americans of european origin, are rivals and live in disputes. the conflict arises when maria (natalie wood), sister of the head of the puerto rican gang, bernardo (george chakiris), and tony (richard beymer), ex-member of the jets, fall in love. the two bands incite the leaders, bernardo and tony, to fight. tony does not want to but he is forced to do it, since bernardo kills his friend riff (russ tamblyn) with a knife. tony then goes after bernardo and kills him. to avenge bernardo, chino, maría's suitor, looks for tony and shoots him: tony dies in the arms of maría. as in romeo and juliet, the two bands end up solving their disputes as a result of the death of the lovers. unlike the character of juliet in the play of shakespeare, in west side story maria goes out with her head held high.
the musical was innovative: for the dances, which are part of the dramatic action, for the very varied music of bernstein (latin rhythms, jazz, love songs of great melodic beauty and for the theme. one of the most famous songs of this work is "america", in which the two visions of the emigrants are contrasted when arriving in the united states: the illusion for freedom, modernity and consumerism, and on the other hand the disappointment with racial marginalization and poverty. the staging of the song "america" is located on a rooftop where members of the puerto rican gang sharks and their girlfriends discuss their lives in the united states.
germany surrendered first.
germany surrendered officialy on may 7, 1945 to the allies bringing an end to the european conflict in world war ii. on the other hand japan only surrendered after the nuclear attack on hiroshima on august 6, 1945 and nagasaki on august 9, 1945. these attack forced imperial japan to announce surrender on august 15, 1945 and formally signed on september 2, 1945