Essay On The Boston Marathon Bombing

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Mass killing (murder) is defines as the act of murdering several or more people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time. The Boston Marathon Bombing and the massacre in South Carolina is two events that will never be forgetting in American history. Both massacres had huge impacts in the United States. Hundreds of people was affected by both massacres; leaving friends and families without their love ones. How can someone have this much hate to just go and kill/hurt a large amount of people? Both two killers have similarities reasons of doing what they did. Both seem to have some type of hate towards the group of people they chose. Dylann Roof chose a black church in Charleston, South Carolina. His reasoning was to turn whites and blacks against each other in bloody confrontation. Roof stated, “No, you’ve raped our women, and you are taking over the country, I have to do what I have to do”. The Tsarnaev brothers chose to use pressure-cooker bomb devices during a marathon in Boston. The reasoning behind the bombing were revenge for all the innocent Muslims killed in American-led war. The survivors…show more content…
The Boston bombing were done by two brothers, but one brother was killed in a shootout with the police. The brothers used bombs that were homemade and had a device that were activated remotely. The massacre in South Carolina was done by one person. Dylann Roof used a .45 caliber pistol from a local gun store (he purchased the gun one week before the killings). Roof killed 9 people including the church pastor, Clementa Pinckney. The survivors and other people from the community campaigned to take down Confederate symbols builds. The survivors from the Boston bombing wanted Tsarnaev to have to play for what he did. The Richard’s family stated, “Mr. Tsarnaev should be sentence to life in prison”. Both stories are different yet alike at the same
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