at the beginning of the century
in the middle of the century
at the end of the century
The Universal Ooze started to flow.
started to flow
did not stop flowing
Watch this historical video:
Questions about the Ooze
What language are the people speaking?
Can you see the roofs of the submerged houses.
Can you see corrugated iron roofs from old style houses?
Can you see any cement apartment buildings?
What year do you think it is?
How deep do you think the Ooze is at this stage?
The Effects of the Ooze
The Ooze is poison.
The Ooze poisoned the earth so it was not possible to grow food in the ground anymore.
Food has to be grown in hydroponic tanks raised up from the ground, because of the poisonous ooze that covers the earth.
Have you ever grown vegetables in a tank of water?
Politicians did not know what to do.
The military did not know what to do.
The police did not know what to do.
The people did not know what to do.
Nobody knew what to do.
It was industrial and business leaders who stepped in to solve the problem.
Rupert Crowe and the Universal Cement Company
Rupert Crowe is the engineer who is credited with designing the vertical system that launched Universal City above the Ooze.
Rupert Crowe is the inventor who is credited with designing the vertical system that launched Universal City above the Ooze.
Rupert Crowe is the entrepreneur who is credited with designing the vertical system that launched Universal City above the Ooze.
Are you an inventor?
He founded the Universal Cement Company.
He established the Universal Cement Company.
Have you ever worked for a construction company?
The Universal City Cement Company built the pillars that Universal City is founded on.
The Universal Cement Company built the pillars on which Universal City is founded.
Rupert Crowe’s ingenuity is responsible for the world we live in today and tonight.
(on planet earth, if you are talking to everybody, it is always “today and tonight” somewhere)
Economic History – The Universal Cement Company
Rupert Crowe was an inventor and entrepreneur who owned a construction company. The Dutch engineer and inventor designed the Universal Pillars which hold Universal City up above the Ooze. Engineers are constantly rebuilding and maintaining the basic system that he designed over a hundred years ago.
The Universal Cement Company was a private company in the beginning then it was taken over by the Universal City Government as a City Infrastructure Resource,
which is managed on the principles of:
An Incentive Scheme
Top Down Maintenance
which are the principles that Rupert Crowe used to set up the Universal Cement Company.