His frustration and impatience is conveyed through this story, which is something that cannot be found in a classic history textbook. One instance of when Kim San’s emotions are leaked through the pages is when he is trying to convince the other members of his party that an open democratic struggle, as opposed to an armed uprising, was a better choice. This was in response to the plan to march into Kaoyang and organize an uprising. However, the plan failed due to the lack of participation from the local farmers. When the enemy soldiers came and surrounded the village, the farmers quickly dispersed.
Kent State Massacre Devastates Community "For the past ten years I have devoted myself to presenting people with the facts. What happened here was unforgivable, and the facts prove this."(“The). This was a quote was said by Alan Canfora who was a survivor. Alan was shot on May 4th, 1970 at the Kent State massacre("The). The Ohio National Guard came to Kent State University because the students there were holding an anti-war rally(PUBLISHED).
This confidence was shattered in 1968. Where Viet Cong fighters attacked over 100 cities and tied down a larger US and South Vietnamese force in just 2 days. Which caused the US to question their involvement in Vietnam. Initially, Vietnam was to be the symbol of fighting communism it became a symbol defeat. Thousands of newspapers and television displayed the horrors of the war causing protests in the US.
In 1954 the Supreme Court decided to make a historic decision and made it unconstitutional to make public schools segregated. 3 years after segregation was banned the south was still not accepting of the new rule so when nine students in Little Rock, Arkansas tried to join the white high school they were not accepted. At first, there were huge protests and violence to stop the kids but that still did not work. After that, the state called in the National Guard to keep the kids out but the kids became so popular in the news that the president sent in the actual Army to protect the kids and keep the rioters out. 5 years after that was a big step for the University of Mississippi because their first black student was admitted in 1962.
Such type of incident happened in Ohio where on May 4, 1970. In this incident around four students were killed in antiwar movement by the local police. Demonstrations were held often and it was not uncommon for the police to be called in to shut them
During this sit-in, FSM leaders called for a lift on the University’s speech ban and freedom for Weinberg, who had been arrested because of protesting on campus. The Berkeley sit-in ended after two days by the students after the University superiors promised for the release of Weinberg and allowed for a discussion to be held regarding the political ban (Cohen). Other students followed in step with Berkley, rebelling against University superior’s actions. For example, Anti-war students at the University of Pennsylvania exposed their superiors for conducting germ warfare research for the Pentagon. These Free Speech Movements in Universities across the nation displayed a major loss in youth’s respect for educational authority, due to authoritative power’s actions that the students felt were unjust.
On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman, a former marine, began sniping students, professors, and police at the University of Texas at Austin from the clock tower. He killed sixteen people and wounded thirty two others. Whitman had to be shot unexpectedly in order to stop this mass shooting. In The New York Times, Manny Fernandez and Dave Montgomery wrote about Texas lawmakers passing a bill that allows guns at college campuses. Texas lawmakers should not have passed a bill, allowing guns at colleges, because it compromises the safety and well-being of all people on campus grounds.
As the lives of seventeen students were taken away this valentine's day, in the most recent school shooting at Douglas High School, great controversy has erupted on the topic of gun control in America. Teens and parents across the world, have come together to protest the broken system that has greatly devastated so many families. As the discussion of gun control spreads, many turn to the NRA and political leaders to blame, but are these the people at fault? In the article, America's Unique Gun Violence Problem Explained in 17 Maps and Charts, German lopez writes, “ America has 4.4 percent of the world’s population, but almost half of the civilian-owned guns around the world.” These statistics explain americas lead in gun ownership well supported by both the NRA and the U.S second amendment. As the shootings increase so do the issues.
Berkley, Jack Weinberg, cautioned his fellow classmates about conforming to their parent’s way of thinking in the iconic 1964 quote: “Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty!” (Kosc). This state of mind carried on into many of Berkeley's many protests and riots. One of the school’s most widespread controversy was the “People’s Park”. Students preferred to turn a vacant campus lot into a park for everyone of all races, genders, and religions to enjoy on campus, and when the land was to made to be a parking garage, 85% of the student body fought to keep the park in a week-long battle. The “People’s Park”, though only a vacant strip of land, was a symbol of the struggles of oppression and the hopes of liberation and the children of the counterculture movement vowed to keep it intact
There were about 18 pronounced dead at the school shooting, and they did not pick to be hunted. Zaroff murdered a lot of innocent people to, and they did not choose to be hunted either. The students and staff who suffered from this horrific encounter did not want to be hunted nor did they choose too. The hunter can pick and choose whom he/she wants to hunt, yet the hunted does not get to choose whom they are being hunted by. A school shooting relates to "The Most Dangerous Game" because like Zaroff, the shooter picked what school he wanted to take advantage of, and Zaroff chose to take advantage of the ship-wreak
This paper will be discussing how the Vietnam war and Kent state shooting tie together and how it affected lives afterwards. The Kent State Shooting on May 4, 1970 was a culmination of the anti war movement because Four Kent state students were killed protesting the invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam war. The Vietnam war was fought between North and South Vietnam. The United States, along with other countries such as the Philippines were on the side of South Vietnam. On March 8th 1965, America entered the Vietnam war.
Ali became one of the most hated people in the United States of America for protesting going to Vietnam. He was called to the courts to have the issue solved. Many people were surprised and upset that he did not want to fight for the country he was born, but the people did not have a real clue of why Ali was protesting the Vietnam War. Colin Kaepernick, with all of the recent killings of African-Americans in the United States, decided to sit during the National Anthem. He did this for the first two preseason games unnoticed.
According to some, John Lennon 's assassination was considered just as devastating as the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy (Feeney 1). John Lennon use to be a member of the very popular and impactful band, the Beatles. Most considered Lennon the intellectual and outspoken Beatle and this resulted in hate from some people (History.com 1). Days before the shooting, Chapman told his wife he had been obsessed with killing Lennon. He showed her the gun and bullets, but she did not tell the police what Chapman planned on doing.