The Live Aid campaign raised more than $100 million to fight famine in Ethiopia. However, the military government that ruled the country used the donations to fund the forceful resettlement of 600,000 people from the North of the country. They argued that this would solve the drought in the North of the country. Victims of the famine were separated from their families and rounded up into concentration camps, where they suffered from harsh conditions. Tens of thousands died from malaria, starvation, and mass murder by the military.
In 1964 Martin Luther King Jr gratefully (Ly adverb) won the peace prize, Then King got murdered after he gave his “Mountaintop” Speech, King was murdered on April 4,1968 he was shot in the and died instantly. The civil rights movement was having a freedom 's struggle because (because clause) there was a lot of “Whites Only” on certain doors which (which clause) meant that no blacks were allowed in that place or restaurant. Congress sent out soldiers to protect African American students from the angry Caucasian police and people. (1 sentence opener) There are 3 important people named John F. Kennedy, Ruby Bridges, and John Lewis. John F Kennedy is one of the hero’s that had a huge struggle with
The National Guard opened fire on a defenceless crowd, killing four students and wounding nine. The protest was set on the background of several factors of The Vietnam War; the invasion of Cambodia, the first draft lottery since the Second World War and the My Lai Massacre. The Kent State Shootings strengthened the student demonstrations and caused total chaos all through America. (KIFNER, J. 1970 4 Kent state Students Killed by Troops) [ONLINE] Available at: (http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0504.html) [21 March 2016] It resulted in support and trust in the US government to decline more than it previously had.
Thesis The Kent State Massacre involved many university student protesters and Ohio National Guard troops on May 4, 1970. The outcome of the Kent State Massacre ended with four tragic death and nine permanently paralyzed university students. The conflict between the student protesters and the National Guards became an iconic eye-opening symbol for America. It led America to reflect and see how divided we were as a nation. Background Before the Kent State shooting, the United State was already in a stir because of the Vietnam War that started in 1954.
To win the Civil War, Lenin had to use “the crushing power of socialist revolution so destroy the bourgeois capitalist dogs” (). This necessitated War Communism, which saw the Red Army take 70% off shoes and 60% of food from the peasantry and urban workers and the complete nationalization of industry to win. The impact was severe, with 7.5 million people dying as a result of the harsh policy and led to a 33% decline in urban population. Finally, the consequence of this would, therefore, be the revolt by the Kronstadt sailors in March which required 20,000 Red Guards to put down and forced Lenin into the realization that “the elixir of socialist medicine was perhaps too hastily applied” (). Overall, the immediate consequences of the Russian
Some people believe Rowland was making his way to the elevator and accidentally tripped catching himself on the young elevator operator, Sarah Page. Others believe he assaulted her or touched her in a way that he should not have. Either way, Page screamed and Rowland fled the building because he was frightened. Nobody really knows the true story, but he was arrested the next day and this was the beginning of the riot. There was first an angry group of whites at the door step of the courthouse
Race relations in America have not gotten better since Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Circa fifty one years ago, more than two hundred thousand whites and blacks gathered in Washington, D.C. August 23, 1963 was the day that all those blacks and whites thought that the tide would change for the better. He gathered all those people to talk passionately about civil rights; all people disregarding skin color should be treated equally. He was also fighting for all the blacks who had been turned down for jobs because of their skin color, who could not drink out of the same water fountains as whites, and who could not even receive the same level of education as white people. Martin Luther King was tired of the discrimination and
The most eye opening case of racism during this period of the movement was the Selma to Montgomery march. The Selma to Montgomery march was conducted by Martin Luther King Jr. in response to the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, a peaceful demonstrator fatally shot by an Alabama State Trooper during an attack on the group of white segregationists. King and his supporters planned to march from Selma to Montgomery, and refused to let anything stop the march. The group of 600 marched all the way to the Edmund Pettis Bridge and were met with resistance from Alabama State Troopers, armed with teargas and nightsticks. The troopers brutally beat the marchers and forced them all the way back to Selma, the entire scene being captured on national television, causing an uproar across the United States.
Lynching started when white men decided they thought it would help protect white women. Some whites even blamed their financial problems on the blacks because they felt they weren’t making enough money because blacks now had jobs. When the Ku Klux Klan arose again in the 1900s, they used a lot of violence against blacks. Churches and schools were bombed making it harder than it already was for blacks to live their lives and get an education (Lynchings, Ku Klux Klan). The Chicago race riot started when a black teenager swam onto the wrong side of the segregated beaches and a white teenage boy threw rocks at him causing him to drown.