Tom was accused of raping a white woman who was Mayella Ewell, Mayella said he raped her while he was helping her with chores. She later on tells the readers that it was false allegations. The reason why she didn 't tell the truth at her first trial was because, Mayella was afraid of being embarrassed because she kissed a black male. She rather have an innocent man get charged with a crime than that. “However, Robinson was transferred from the state prison to Maycomb 's county jail on Saturday, two days before he stood trial on Monday, and Atticus had to defend him against a lynch mob”.
In both the Rosewood Massacre and The Crucible the hysteria started from a rumor and false accusations. Theses accusations started from Fanny claiming a black man raped her to cover up an affair, while in The Crucible Abigail said innocent people were witches who were seeking revenge. The people in both The Crucible and Rosewood the people believed the girls with no questions asked, and many people either got hurt or killed in both. Just like in The Crucible John Proctor went against the law and even say “God is Dead” (Arthur Miller Act
"Tha ' man 's gone and raped my Mayella and s 'only right that he face the 'lectric chair for what he 's done!" He alleges to have seen the attack on his 19 year old daughter, Miss Mayella Ewell. The trial consisted of Mr. Finch and Mr. Gilmer 's examinations of the witnesses, which included the local sheriff, Mr. Heck Tate, Mr. Ewell, Miss Ewell, and Mr. Robinson himself. Mr. and Miss Ewell both testified that Mr. Robinson raped Miss Ewell, while Mr. Tate, who only arrived later, testified to Miss Ewell 's injuries, including a black eye and many bruises. He stated, "[...] she was pretty bruised up when I got there, and she had a black eye comin '.
In the 1960s the amount of injustices African Americans encountered were higher than ever. Africans Americans were merely fed up with the dehumanizing treatment , so they began to protest. This was called the Civil Rights Movement. African Americans were lynched , sicked by K-9s, hosed down , and even beaten in the streets by the police force for their equality. In fact as stated in Henry Louis Gates Jr’s Civil Rights Protest he elaborates on the police brutality African Americans experienced.
Cash was dead, Blanton and Cherry were arrested. Cherry was convicted of murder and was sentenced to life in prison. The Ku Klux Klan is not as big as it used to be but that doesn’t keep many races from living in fear. These are many reasons that over the past few years the Ku Klux Klan has developed majorly in many ways, and how they have caused other minorities to live with physical and mental issues. All the destruction they have caused is the reason for the Klan to be classified as a HATE group and has caused others to live in
In the last decade, publicized events of police violence have exploded. The force of people that were meant to serve and protect have become one of the most criticized facets of society. With more and more visibility of misconduct on the news, people have taken up ideological arms against these biased actions. After the 2012 murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and acquitment of vigilante George Zimmerman for the crime, #BlackLivesMatter became a call to action to stop the dehumanized violence perpetrated against blacks. In response to this movement, #AllLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter has been cried out.
Gun Control In the world today gun violence has skyrocketed. From tragic massacres like the one in Sandy Hook, and the shooting at the movie theater in Colorado to gun violence used my many cops in the shooting deaths of many unarmed men. Many innocent people are dying because of the obliviousness that America has to this issue. There needs to be stronger gun control throughout the United States, because the U.S. has weak gun laws, the background checks are ineffective, and too many mentally ill people are getting a hold of guns. America has weak gun laws and needs to follow in the footsteps of other countries by making harsher gun laws.
Both girls came from poverty-stricken families (Sorensen 10). Bates spoke with the sheriff after she exited the train and accused nine black men of raping her and her friend, Victoria Price. During that time period in the South, an accusation of rape would have almost always led to the death penalty. It was also common for blacks who were accused of rape to be hanged before even going to trial (Aretha 15-16). The trials of the Scottsboro Boys are a key piece of history of the United States legal system because “No crime in
In particular the name that comes up is H.H. Holmes, a notorious serial killer who murdered countless young women during the time of the fair, and could be sourced as a downfall in society. Yet, the actions of one man can not be the portrayal of numerous good deeds and positive advancements for the majority of the citizens. There are sick minded people throughout all points in history, and from the eventual arrest and interrogation of Holmes, we as a culture gained insight to the psyche of a deranged man: “...the vague humanness was missing...They later adopted the term “psychopath”...”(Larson 87). Basing modern psychology of the psychotic mind from first cases such as Holmes, is a reason many more killers have been caught or prevented in modern society, and while he was a stain to humanity at the time, he did not ruin the collective robustness of the American
Why are this things happends days pass by we can’t trust everyone even the polce that we should trust for even them we don’t know if they are telling the truth and it’s like killing is becoming legal in our country already. Many people dies when they already started the “O Plan Tokhang” as one of the ways to lessen the people who uses drugs and the drug pushers one of the hundred who dies is Kian DeLosantos, he is also a teenager like us but in a young age his life was gone in his young age he dies in a brutal way and guess who are the people involve in his murder case no other than our police. They found Kian dead holding a gun and drugs with him but as the investigation continue there is a big possibility that he is innocent, and imagine how can be a teenager hold a gun and fight and take note Kian is alone and the police is a team and come to think about it even if he is addict is that reason enough to take his life? Another example is the murder case of Marc Angelo Arnaez he is also a teenager they also says that he is involve in drug transactions but see