Cheka At the end of December 1917 Soviet authorities formed The Cheka, the Extraordinary Ordinary combined security police and function with a sort of political army. After the Russian Revolution it was obviously that not everyone wanted Lenin as their leader. So Lenin had to do something in order to hold the power. Without the brutal help of Cheka it would be very difficult for Bolsheviks. After the civil war everything had changed.
They led many immigrants from Russia to attend the United States Government. World War 1 was led many embrace strong anti-immigrant sympathies. The government had started raiding headquarters and started arresting suspects. Attorney had warned the nation that the justice had undercover plots. Throughout 1920’s and 1930’s Vanzetti and Sacco was both feared and despised communism.
Source based essay Research Question: To what extent was Al Capone’s reputation damaged by his involvement in the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929? The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was given its name because of the date which it happened: 14 February 1929, on Valentine’s day. On this day Al Capone had hired men to go to Moran’s hide-out and shoot him dead, however Moran was not there that day and Capone’s men ended up brutally killing 7 of Moran’s men, resulting in a large outcry. Source 1 is an image of Al Capone’s criminal record which depicts Capone as more of a criminal and not just an infamous gangster, amongst many other crimes he committed, murder was one of which he was convicted of. To be publically known as a murderer massively taints one’s reputation.
Arrested in 1973, he was later convicted in 2003 of murdering at least 71 people and sentenced to 128 years imprisonment. Committing his first killing the age of 14 began a series of burglaries and carried out a murdering spree against local drug dealers, in revenge for his girlfriend being killed by criminals while he was in prison. By the age of 18 years old he had killed 10 people. While imprisoned, the man slaughtered his own father who was also serving time for murder. Remarkably
On September 19, 1934, Bruno Hauptmann was arrested and tried for murder on January 2, 1935. In the book “The Case Never Dies”, Gardner states that “there was insufficient evidence to convict him [Bruno]” (Gardner 1) of first degree murder. There were many witnessed that claimed Bruno gave them “ransomed bills” (Schwartz 3) at many businesses. The jury did not believe him when he took the stand and denied any involvement in the kidnapping. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was “put to death in the electric chair” (Crime Museum 2) on April 3, 1936.
Three murder case studies will be presented and compare here: Marian Bates, Martha Moxley, and Elizabeth Short. Marian Bates was a 64 year old Nottingham Jeweler who was murdered in front of her husband, Victor Bates, and children. Peter Williams, a 19 year old drug addict was released early from prison and was supposedly under “intense supervision”. Williams removed his tag and violated his curfew. He and an unidentified gunman who is still at large, raided a jewelry store on September 30th 2003.
In 1915, a Jewish businessman Leo Frank was falsely accused of killing a worker, Mary Phlegem, in the pencil factory he managed. When the Georgia governor reduced Frank’s death sentence to life imprisonment due to lack of evidence, a mob dragged him and lynched him. He was given a posthumous pardon decades later when the evidence pointed to a janitor at the factory. Leo Frank tragedy caused “a ripple effect of fear among Jewish immigrants and Jewish Americans” (Anti-semitism in America). The lynching of Leo Frank was the beginning of two long decades of prejudicsm and hatred towards Jewish Americans in interwar America.
The Preparedness Day parade was designed to lift morale in San Francisco in anticipation of the possible entry of the United States into World War I. Before the event, anti-war activists were harshly critical and during the parade a suitcase bomb went off, killing 10 and wounding 40. Labor leaders Thomas Mooney and Warren Billings were convicted of the crime and were both eventually sentenced to life in prison. After the two men spent 20 years in jail, Democrat Governor Culbert Olson grew concerned about whether they received a fair trial and pardoned them. At age 29, Rudolph was the perpetrator of the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, which occurred on July 27, 1996, during the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Each year in many countries around the world people are murdered in the name of “justice”. But can justice really include a sanitised form of revenge? Many people are for the death penalty regardless of what it actually is. A major way that the death penalty is flawed is shown in the amount of innocent people who are sentenced to death. In the U.S.A alone since 1973 130 innocent people have been sentenced to death(1) and in the last two years evidence has come up that indicates four men previously thought to be guilty may have actually been innocent and put to death(3).
In contrast to To Kill A Mockingbird, Tom Robinson was murdered over a false accusation. Most of the novel, Atticus is defending Tom who was accused for “raping” Mayella. After the trial was finished, Tom was unanimously voted guilty by the jury and was put into prison. After being placed into prison, he tried to escape, which got him shot seventeen times. The citizens who died in Animal Farm and Tom aswell, were both murdered over false accusations.
Mike LoRicco English F In Criminal minds season 10 episode 22 Protection Daniel "Danny" Lee Stokes is a schizophrenic serial-turned-spree killer and vigilante who appeared in Protection. In April 2014, Miriam was killed by a burglar, and Danny blamed Ruiz for committing the murder. Without Miriam, who influenced him in taking his medication, he put it off, began drinking, and lost his driver 's license. He went into a downwards spiral by stalking people and then killing them. Then Danny abducted Patricia and her daughter Malina and killed both of them.
Chapman killed Lennon without any reason other than being offended about Lennon’s ideologies and being too mentally unstable to understand what he was doing at the time. After Lennon 's death everyone was devastated and Yoko Ono, Lennon’s wife, responded by saying that “this is not the end of an era, the 80s are still going to be a beautiful time, and John believed it,” (Feeney 1) The Beatles had been broken up for more than a decade but for many John Lennon’s death signified something more “the murder was something else. It was an assassination, a ritual slaying of something that could hardly be named. Hope, perhaps; or idealism. Or time.