Humans are extremely social creatures. People have an unparalleled capacity to empathize and recognize the emotions of others. However, extreme trauma can severely compromise this ability, particularly trauma inflicted by warfare. As a result of his first hand experience with the government 's use of technology in warfare, Billy Pilgrim of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five loses his ability to control his social interactions, becoming apathetic and disconnected with the world around him, a phenomenon not uncommon amongst those who have seen the immediate devastation of modern warfare technology.
The face of American crime has evolved from adults to the not so innocent faces of adolescence. In today’s society, it is not uncommon for people to fear just walking into public places because they don’t know what horrendous actions may occur due to the indifferent, disrespectful actions of some of America’s youth. Parents are often hesitant to send their children to school because they feel that they cannot trust their child’s fellow classmates. This lack of trust and apprehension was evident in Wisconsin, where two thirteen year old girls attempted to murder one of their fellow classmates. Their reasoning was that they were trying to imitate a fictional character that they saw on the internet. These two young girls were tried as adults
Transporting goods and supplies took a lot of time to arrive at its destination. transportation they mostly used were wagons or ships. An example of this is when the tea brought to the colonists were brought by the east india company was carried on boat. Lots of the supply routes were known so they got raided or attacked for their valuable goods. Transportation was important in American Revolution by transporting useful goods,food,supplies,weapons anything that would help out the troops and townspeople of that colonies.
Once upon a time there was a family of six, a mom and dad, three boys and one girl. They lived on a little hill out in the country within a beautiful white house. Trees swayed in the wind like they were dancing with joy, and flowers bloomed across the yard with birds singing around them. As is common in American society, the two oldest boys left for college when they graduated high school. At first the family missed their presence, but slowly noticed the differences around them. Mom, Dad, Carson, and Laura were the only ones in the house and they learned to love it. A cleanliness filled the absence of the boys that spread through all the rooms.
In the world we live in today, people who have been sucked into the world of gangs and violence have become pariahs in society. The moving biography of Gregory Boyle, Tattoos on the Heart, captures the extent of gang violence though memoirs of numerous ex-gang and gang members. Boyle’s mission is to help these people with his endless compassion, fostering a sense of kinship, and helping them find self-love, ultimately forming a community unlike any other.
In 1934 ,November 14 an ordinary child was conceived with a soon to be world changing child. This child would grow up under harsh conditions that created a monster out of him. Experiencing life as abandoned and alone the young boy found crime to be his only way of expressing himself. Beginning a life filled with petty crimes the boy spent time incarcerated. The petty crimes soon proved to not be enough as the boy and his group conducted acts of pure hatred. This would gain them lifelong acts of notoriety but also trouble.
Billy Barker was a sailor from Cambridge shire, England who struck gold in 1862. Billy was Born in England around 1819 as he grew up he Worked with his father as a waterman cutting and logging trees, and working for a sawmill. In 1845 railroads started taking over and the work slowed down in England Billy was losing jobs and money became scarce so he went to North America in search of a new job to keep his funds up. In 1850 Billy worked on a California gold mine in a small town called Lillooet, not having much luck in finding gold so in 1862 Billy barker moved to the area near Richfield to work on several mines that he owned.
Billy should have retrieved the penalty of death for these three reasons. Billy can’t control his temper, he is a barbaric monster, and he committed a damaging crime.
“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”
He was born Henry McCarty but later acquired the names Henry Antrim, Kid Antrim, and Billy Bonney. Being seventeen when he killed his first man gave him the early start he needed to live the outlaw life the way he did. He later found himself playing a good part in a range war killing at least six people. He did a fine job getting noticed for his good shooting throughout his life, even was remembered by spinning his revolvers at the same time ready to shoot. Hanging out with the areas hardest cowboys he picked up lots of traits. Although he lead a gang of hombres whom were much older than he was and had them looking up to him as a fine shooter. He grew up tough and only getting tougher, Utley wrote about how The Kid would kill and abandon the guilt like nothing since he’d killed basically as he pleased anyway. No matter where he was he always found himself trying to clear his slate with the law. Henry McCarty or Billy Booney, he was always as ruthless as he used to
In the Civil War, boys under 18 often signed up for the military. Although they were underage, their parents, religious leaders, and school teachers would support their decision to enlist. Sometimes boys would lie about their age or run away and change their names in order to enroll.For boys who were honest about their age, they would be drummer boys or bugle players. Although, they would have to learn several different commands with their instrument, they also used their instruments for fun. Sometimes they would more than likely get shot at because they did not have any weapons, left defenseless, and vulnerable. The boys sometimes found it hard to march to the beat of the drummer boy. Sometimes if the smaller boys were bullied, they
The book “The Last GunFight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral- And How It Changed the American West” by Jeff Guinn is a history narrative about how the Earp brothers and Doc Holiday took on the Clanton brothers and changed the way Americans’ in the future perceived what the West was really like. In the book Guinn describes the many events that contributed and lead up to the incident at the O.K. Corral that occurred on October 26, 1881 in Tombstone, Arizona.
As I get out of the truck I prepare for what is ahead and what is behind. As I walk into the door the warmth of the band room graces my face like a warm spring wind on a cold winter night. As the faces of my band kin surround me in “hellos” and “good days”. We sit and listen as our mighty leader Greub Dog gives us a speech of hope and pride before we practice for the fierce battle that is ahead of us. As we take arms we get adrenalin flowing through us. As we spend what seems like years on the practice of the battle we load what arms we have use for many years and have done us well into the trailers. Those will be the moving arsenals for this journey. As we pack the rest of us that are left into the buses that shall be the ships to which we
People in war have to face a constant battle between each other and themselves. Henry and Charlie are two boys who went to battle and did not come out the same person they were before. They are both facing constant battles even after the war. There are some similarities and some differences, but overall, they are both about two boys battling the tragedies of war.
Hunnigan watched as Galien left and sighed to herself. This had certainly been the most nerve-wracking day she has had in a long time. To think that it all started off so boringly, too. That the bickering of her fellow councilmen would be followed by the war and then Toros’ murder. Anxiety had built up and needed to be released, a second dosage of the venom wouldn’t hurt, right?