2. On May 1, 1919, metal workers and builder union workers went on strike to press for better wages and improved working conditions. 3. On May 15th, they were joined by police officers, fire fighters, telephone and telegraph operators, and delivery men virtually closing down the city. 4.
They soon involved people of all ages, people left their jobs and their lives in order to protest for a more democratic government. On April 22, 1989, when Hu Yaobang’s services were held, thousands of students and protesters gathered outside of the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square in order to protest not only his death but also their government’s communistic ways. As the number of protesters gradually rose and spread to more cities the situation became tenser and on May 13, 1989 the protesters began a hunger strike in an attempt to get more political reforms. Soon after, on May 19, 1989, Zhao Ziyang, the leader of china at the time, made a last ditch effort to stop the protests and end the hostility. The next day, on May 20, 1989, martial law was declared and troops began moving into the square.
In 1112 however, things began to change and the Bishop’s greed led him to seek power once more. Paying the king 300 more livres than the Burghers, he had the seal revoked from the commune and thus, taken out of legitimate power. This attempt at eliminating corruption in the church was done by the use of physical violence, and did not work out as well as the Burghers (organizers) had anticipated. The Burghers assembled with fierce anger, and forty of them swore by oath to kill the bishop and all those who had aided him to destroy the commune. The people swiftly caught on and a few days later, the Bishop Gaudri was thrown into the street and killed in minutes.
Missouri campus protests cause university president, chancellor to step down On campus racism leads to protests and resignation of university leaders After week long campus protests at the University of Missouri campus, both the University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe, and the school’s Chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin resigned on Tuesday. The protests included a hunger strike by one of the students. The campus protests at the University of Missouri Columbia campus were brought on by African-American students at Missouri who were protesting that the school was ignoring the fact that students were openly using racial slurs, as well as other problems they faced at the college being ignored or not addressed. Protest Group brings about campus protests A protest group calling itself Concerned Student 1950 has been behind efforts to bring about change to the college. The name of the group references the fact that 1950 was the first year black students were allowed to register at the University of Missouri.
After the death of a major political leader, citizens generally gather at the square to mourn the deceased, and then the citizens will disperse once the funeral procession ends. When the protesters stayed at the square after the funeral, Deng Xiaoping condemned the protests. The students rallied more people including workers, scholars and civil servants, totaling over a million people. They all rallied behind economic and political reform. Economic advances in China had brought inflation and corruption in the government.
Many angry men formed in the crowd shouting at the women. Instead of the police controlling the situation they left the scene and left the men and women fighting each other. They stated 100 people were hurt during the fight. The women of the W.S.M also boycotted W.W ( Woodrow Wilson ), traveling the country having rallies to encourage voters not to re-elect W.W but failed. They then had a National Women’s Party which was a success.
The Homestead Strike is known to be one if the most violent strikes in history. Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick cut the wages of the employees by 20% at Homestead steel plant. Since the workers were angry, Frick locked them out, causing them to surrounded the building. He decided to hire a small private army of Pinkerton detectives, not knowing that the workers would forced the army to surrender. Not only did 3 detectives die but also 10 workers.
To protest Emanuel’s action, 7,000 parents, students, and teachers took to the streets in an angry three-day protest.”(Kelly) Teachers that were living in these neighborhoods, such as Roseland, went on strike feuding against Mayor Emanuel, fighting for their schools and it would seemed utmost important to include the majority of this in the documentary. Also, Chicago has an incredulous amount of violence and gang activity that happen all in the bad neighborhoods. Students walking to school pass through gang territory on their way to school and it is an issue that is needing to be addressed and exposed in “Chicagoland”. Chicago had also a large murder rate that was too large to ignore. These important events happen to take place in Chicago’s bad neighborhoods.
Other provinces and cities wanted to show their sympathy and support walking off their jobs as well such as: Montréal and Vancouver. The strike quickly escalated spreading from industry to industry, the key industries were shutting down, such as garbage collectors, telephone operators, Hydro workers and postal workers refused to work. This caused the citizens of Winnipeg to split into two camps, one side was all about strikers that families and other supporters, and on the other side where the owners of the employees and leading citizens of Winnipeg. The worker leaders were arrested and sentenced to jail when workers were forced to go back to work they had to sign a contract called the “yellow dog contract” this enabled that workers would not join any union and would not be involved in any union activities. Citizens from this unfair, but still signed otherwise they may be sentenced to jail and would no longer be able to support their
Some social justice efforts by college students have reached the point in which they have become a nuisance to the public eye. The University of California Berkeley had a social justice protest on December of 2014. This protest spanned over many days and consisted of over a thousand students fighting for the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The protestors managed to cause havoc in the Berkeley area by blocking the Interstate 80 highway; this prevented the public from commuting on the highway from both directions. Social justice warriors even smashed windows and stole from a local Radio Shack while fighting for their cause; trash cans were set on fire in the process as well.