The Jonestown Massacre “Hurry my children, hurry, Jim Jones told his followers as they drank the poison that ended their lives”(Streissguth 1). James Warren Jones was an American religious leader who was born on May 13, 1931 and died on November 18, 1978. Jones soon became known as the leader of a cult called “ The People’s Temple”. Jim Jones initiated and was responsible for a mass murder and mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Mass murder and mass suicide committed by Jim Jones and the government as a part of the massacre are two theories surrounding the mystery behind “The Jonestown Massacre”.
Together with his followers they tortured the young woman and assaulted her with stones before Drew broke her neck with his bare hands and decapitated her. The violence continued even after this, Drew did things to her headless corpse that are too disturbing to chronicle here but whatever you’re thinking I assure you, it was far worse. In 1981 he was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole. 5
Brianna Marquez English III - 5th period May 22, 2018 Being bad & getting exposed Police brutality and the system being corrupt has always been an issue in America, but lately it’s been brought up more and more in the media. The system hasn 't always revealed the full truth about stories, but now with technology it has become a concern that the police are covering up things that we should know. Recently there have been more protests and riots about officers not doing their jobs and they are going out of there way to hurt victims.
Many might say that Alexander is a hero because of his bravery and leadership. People need to look at the bad side of Alexander to see him as a villain, so here is a great piece of evidence. According to Google “Cleitus the Black (Greek: Κλεῖτος ὁ μέλας; c. 375 BC – 328 BC) was an officer of the Macedonian army led by Alexander the Great. He saved Alexander 's life at the Battle of the Granicus and was killed by him in a drunken quarrel several years later” (type “who did alexander the great kill” on google). This proves everyone wrong that thinks Alexander is a hero because why would you kill someone if they saved you.
Lying can get you into serious trouble because it can go state, nation, or even world wide, imagine all the events that would follow. In “Nothing but the Truth,” by Avi, many people are affected by a series of lies that go nation wide. They could have stopped this whole situation from the very beginning, but instead they escalated the situation. Miss Narwin, Mr. and Mrs. Malloy, and most of all Philip himself had a chance to end it all. Miss Narwin could have prevented many things from happening, but only if she would have told her side from the start.
Chaos probably ran rampant among Indian villages as many of its inhabitants suffered from disease. Native American society was probably more tranquil before it suffered from disease. A specific example of how disease impacted society can be seen when it killed over half of the Inca population and killed their dictator, Huayna Capac. This caused a war of succession to start and allowed for Pizarro and his small group of soldiers to to defeat the Inca.
Sacrificial sufferers were drugged and then unnerved into a fire at the top of decretive ritual raised, flat underneath surface. Previous to the shoot had killed them, they were dragged away with hooks and their living hearts were pulled out and unnerved back into the shoot. A case of one of the small quantity human sacrifices would be the most ordinary form of human
Nussbaum may have been found innocent by the jurors but her failure to seek timely medical assistance when Lisa suffered head trauma, her drug usage and her failure to communicate the abuse by her husband lead one to condemn her as the symbol of a
‘The Odyssey” where Odysseus tries to persuade his crew to bypass Thrinacia, the island of the sun god Helios, but they were too stubborn and insisted on landing. Due to their ignorance, and refusal to listen to Odysseus they accidentally angered the god Helios and to appease Helios Zeus sent down a thunderbolt on their ship killing all of Odysseus’s crew except himself. This is proof of how this was not entirely his fault, and how his name and reputation of being a hero shouldn’t be
Osama bin Laden and Al Queda performed 62 attacks between 1962 and 2005. The first attack was on December 29, 1962 and while only two tourists were killed, it was the beginning of a lifetime of terror. Their last attack was on August 19, 2005, when two rockets were fired into an Israeli port killing one man. Over the course of the attacks, approximately 10,000 innocent men, women, and children were killed.
Those who were rebelled were killed slowly because of hard labor. Natives were forced to bring certain amounts of gold to the Spaniards. If they failed, they were executed. The Spanish committed illegal crimes in cities such as Cholula which was home to thousands of families. Slaughter filled many places, leaving several
When the bomb went off it ended up killing 168 people and about 16 children in the school nearby.(Abc news) The building was taken down in seconds because they had set it up right next to the pillars so the building would collapse faster. When the bomb went off it destroyed about 300 more buildings!! Days after the explosion McVeigh had been stopped for running a stop light and later figured out that he did the bombing and was sentenced to death.(History.com)McVeigh was turned in that moment when he got stopped.
In August of 1831 tensions between slaves and their owners had risen. One such example was slave Nathaniel Turner of Southhampton County, Virginia. He organized a rebellion with other slaves and they all went around killing 55 to 65 slave owners. While some thought he was a hero, he was truly a mad man.
It’s scary how fear can take the place of everything else in someone’s mind, even a person’s sense of judgement. Fear changed the life of a former SEAL trainee. Dustin Turner, (also known as Dusty) and Billy Joe Brown were accused and convicted of murdering Jennifer Evans in Virginia on June 19, 1995 at a nightclub. Many people see this tragic night differently, but the truth is, only those three-people witnessed this and only two are alive to tell their stories. Sadly, two people aren’t always going to have one same situation.