The Pinjarra massacre was a battle that took place in Pinjarra, Western Australia. The massacre took place on the 28th of February, 1834. The conflict was between 60-80 Aboriginals of the Binjareb tribe, and 25 European soldiers and police officers who carried out the attack led by Governor Captain James Stirling. After the attacks on the displaced Swan River Whadjuk people and depredations on settlers by a group of the Binjareb people led by Calyute reached unacceptable levels, Stirling led his force after the party. Arriving at their camp, five members of the pursuit party were sent into the camp to arrest the suspects and the Aborigines resisted.
In 2004 in Indonesia a 9.0 earthquake hit and created a tsunami that killed about 250,00 people and the author Richard Lewis recreaded the story in the killing sea because he is interested in the mysterious ocean. First on page 48 the narrator said “for as far as Ruslan could see, meulaboh had become a lake, clogged with floating debris”. this is true because meulaboh was one of the first places that the tsunami hit so all the ocean water was there and went through many cities and destroyed pretty much everything there.throughout the book Ruslan finds dead bodies and so did many of the rebels, it said that on page 49 the narrator said”across the way, ruslan can see dozens of bodies crumpled on second floor stairs of the shopping mall.” because of the tsunami, about 250,000 people had died so there would be many dead bodies everywhere and inside of every building, but especially in the shopping mall because people like to go to the mall so there would be a lot of people there. Then on page 18 the narrator said”from up top came peter exited cry.”hey, the reefs are drying up! there 's fish flopping fish around!”” in meulaboh,before the tsunami hit the reef dried up and groups of people were just standing there looking at the reef and there actually was fish flopping around, but then the tsunami hit and killed all of the tourists that were just standing there.richard Lewis accurately represented the tragedy of the tsunami in Indonesia and added a few characters that made
Specific purpose: I will familiarize the audience about the city name Harlingen in the state of Texas. Thesis statement: Harlingen is the second largest city in Cameron County. Today I will be informing you guys about the history, what makes Harlingen so unique and also the resources around the area. Introduction 1. Did you know that Harlingen is the city with the least expensive cost of living in the whole United States?
In a scene where Curt Lemon accidentally steps on a mine and is torn into many pieces, his closest comrade, Rat Kiley, has trouble grieving the loss of his friend. In a furious state, Kiley tortures a water buffalo. This scene represents the emotional and physical torture the men in Vietnam are subjected to. Both the soldiers in Vietnam and the water buffalo are in a position where their lives are out of their control. Just as the water buffalo was tortured to death, most of the men in Alpha Company feel helpless in their situation.
When Jerry died, he was also on a British prison ship, died from Cholera like Life, but wasn't buried or was waiting to be claimed. He was put into a body bag with rocks and thrown into the ocean, sinking without anyone knowing. This was the second death in the novel, but most strange due to him being so little and innocent. For Tim, this made him wonder why people would do this, especially to a kid like Jerry. This induces Tim’s decision to become neutral in the war even further.
Furthermore, after Banquo’s murder, his body is shown no respect as “Safe in a ditch he bides,/With twenty trenchèd gashes on his head” (Shakespeare 101). Banquo’s violent death and Macbeth’s reaction of indifference towards Banquo murder displays how far he’s fallen into the
Okonkwo’s machete descended twice and the man’s head lay beside his uniformed body. The waiting backcloth jumped into tumultuous life and the meeting was stopped. Okonkwo stood looking at the dead man. He knew that Umuofia would not go to war. He knew because they had let the other messengers escape.
Around the time that the prison closed, a flood came through and seriously damaged the town of Yuma. When this happened, the townspeople decided to go up to the prison and scavenge for materials but when they had finished the prison site ended up looking like a bombing site. The townspeople of Yuma accidentally destroyed one of the biggest pieces of Yuma’s history. Another significant use of the prison after it closed down was as the first residence of Yuma High School. The prison hospital and library were the main locations that class took place, but some of the cells were also used.
After Marial was killed by a lion Salva was devastated because Marial was like the only family that Salva had. However after this event Salva would never leave his uncle’s side and his uncle was like his bodyguard, since he was the only family that Salva knew he’d ever see again. But Uncle Jewiir was killed by Rebels Salva had to move on without him. The text states, “As Salva watched, one of the men aimed his gun at Uncle. Three shots ran out.
During the Trail of Tears, the American government singled out a particular race, the Native Americans, and forced them to move west of the Mississippi, killing thousands in the process. This has been referred to by many as the American Holocaust. The Trail of Tears, as mentioned above, was the forced removal of the Cherokee nation in 1838. So, who is responsible for forcing them off the land that was rightfully theirs? The parties responsible for guiltily stripping the civilized Cherokee of nation of their possessions and forcing them to bear a 2,200 mile journey that killed an estimate of 4,000 Cherokee people are the Founding Fathers, white settlers, and the white settler 's greed.
70% of the city’s $600 million dollar budget is spent on police and emergency services. Rates in Austin cost around $1,036. Fort Worth Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the US. This city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. One of Bonnie and Clyde’s hideouts from the law was historic Stockyards Hotel.
Canberra is located in the lands of the Ngunnawal indigenous people, it is thought that it was named after the aboriginal word Kamberra which means meeting place. In 1908 it was decided to build a new capital at Canberra, in 1912 Walter Burley Griffin (contestant 29) won the competition to design the capital city, there were 137 entrants in total. The city is located 150 kilometres inland, 660 kilometres from Melbourne and 281 kilometres from Sydney. In 1913 the foundation stone of Canberra was laid by the prime minister of the time Andrew Fisher. At first Canberra’s population grew slowly but after World War 2 it sky rocketed climbing from less than 25,000 to 200,000 in around 30
Have you ever seen a yellow river? Golden river, not so golden after all. In Colorado there was a mine spill in the Animas River that affect many people, animals and their land. The Animas River was polluted with with toxic chemicals that have left an environmental disaster and people can get diseases, from the water, leaving people to wonder if their way of life will ever be the same. The Animas river flowed a yellow color through several states contaminating hundreds of miles of land and the biggest indian reservation in the nation.
Till on the other hand touched the white girl and people seen it. Tom was killed by 17 shots, Till was killed by one single shot to the head. They are a little different because Tom was innocent and Till was not. Tom was left thereon the ground where he had been shot. Till had been beat up then tied up with barbed wire shot and then dumped in the river.
Johnny has killed Bob (I think we already established that). There is not anything to argue that because it happened. But what I can argue is the “Why?”. Ponyboy was getting drowned so he did not see anything. BUT, Cherry Valance has already testified that Bob was intoxicated and Johnny was using self-defense.