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.
A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigator on Tuesday outlined a motive for the Dec. 12 fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man along State Route 255 in Manila, saying three of the five suspects admitted to taking part in the shooting.
On March 5, 1770, British soldiers fired into a crowd on King’s Street in Boston. Five people died and the soldiers were charged with murder. The events of the Boston Massacre made the colonies hunger for independence even stronger, however I believe that the soldiers are not guilty of committing murder. I will prove through historical accounts and eyewitness testimony that the British Soldiers are indeed not guilty of murder, but were acting purely out of self-defense.
This story is about Yanek Gruener a young Jewish boy who lives in Poland. He was living a really good life having fun just being a boy, playing outside eating good food. Until, the Natzis came. Then, they had 3 families come to live with them. After the 3 families left, Yanek’s own family came to live with them. They lived in a pigeon coup on the roof, where none could get in. The Natzis started taking 7,000 Jews to concentration camps. Then every week after that they would take more. On the night of Yanek's bar mitzvah then needed to celebrate quickly because in the morning the Natzi’s would take 7,000 Jews from their homes. In the morning, it was a nightmare. Screaming and gunshots were heard everywhere. They were not taken that morning.
At the time this was the deadliest highschool massacre. It sparked huge debates over the safety of schools, gun violence, as well as blaming violent video games. On April 16th, 2007 Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people at Virginia Tech. The aftermath of the shooting consisted of huge settlements, lawsuits, and fines paid by virginia tech until 2014. On December 14th, 2012 Adam Lanza shot his way into Sandy Hook Grade school. He gunned down 20 children and 6 Adults. Adam Lanza had various mental health issues at this time. In Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1st, 2017 Stephen Paddock massacred 58 people and wounding 851 people from his Mandalay Bay Resort Suite. He shot 1100 bullets from the 32nd floor by the end of the shooting. These are some of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history and have changed how people view guns, mental health,
An end-year celebration at the social services center Inland Regional turned into a deadly shooting after being raided by a couple. Identified as 28-year-old Syad Farook and 29-year-old Tashfeen Malik, the couple left 14 dead and 21 wounded inside a packed conference room rented by the country’s public health department. Both attackers were armed with assault rifles and handguns, all legally purchased, and a remote-controlled car with explosives attached. The couple managed to escape for a few hours after the attack before being killed in a shootout with police, leading officials to discover 1,600 rounds of ammunition on their bodies and in the car.
Zombicon, a Fort Myers charity event on its 9th year ended with 1 man dead, identified as Tyrell Taylor, and 5 others injured after shots were fired into a crowd of people. October 17th had started like any other Saturday, until 4pm when the Zombies started to roll into the street. It's suspected that the shooter may have found a way to sneak the gun into the festival, despite a police pat down at every entrance. The Fort Myers police have been searching for the shooter since Sunday morning and have come up dry. It's caused such dismay on social media that the FBI has even offered their services to help create peace for those that feel uneasy about the situation at hand.
According to ABC news the gunman behind this shooting was identified as Wade Michael Page (2012). A bald headed, middle aged, Caucasian, male, with extensive amounts of tattoos on his body. Page was born November 11, 1971 in Loveland, Colorado and died August 5, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Page was raised in Colorado until he enlisted in the Army where he was stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He served in the armed forces for six years 1992 to 1998. When Page initially enlisted, his job was an Army repairman for the Hawk missile system then he later transferred and became a psychological operations specialist (CBS, 2012). Page was then discharge, in 1998, for getting drink and abandoning his post while on the duty (CBS, 2012).
Recent reports showed the identity of the killer in the mass shooting and people expect it to somehow explain the severity of the crime.
Some people think that a shooting at their school or workplace will not happen to them. But it can happen to anytime and anywhere. For example how it happened to Shari Thornberg and Matthew Downing. They both did not expect the shooting to happen but it did. Shari Thornberg who was working at the school she works that day heard shots and taught it was the janitor doing something until she heard the janitor screaming don’t shoot and she took cover in a room and hid from the shooter. Matthew Downing got lucky he was in his college and the shooter entered the classroom armed and said one of you will be the lucky one who will not die and it was Matthew Downing who was the lucky one. It turned out that he wanted Matthew to give a letter to the police
Mass shootings are a horrific event prevalent in our society for many years. On July 18, 1984, James Huberty fires with his long-barreled Uzi at a McDonald’s San Ysidro, California, killing twenty-one adults and children. Another gunman, George Hennard, fires in a Luby's Cafeteria in Killeen, Texas, killing a total of twenty-three people on On October 16, 1991. A different mass murderer, Seung-Hui Cho, shoots thirty-two students and faculty members dead at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia on April 16, 2007. Additionally, Adam Lanza opens fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut killing twenty students aging from six to seven, and six staff on December 14, 2012. All too often in the history of America, innocent
Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot during a live interview.On wednesday,August 26,in Moneta,Virginia. The suspect of the shooting was identified as fellow journalist Vester Lee Flanagan II. He appeared on WDBJ-Tv as Bryce Williams, he was fired from the station after a year of working there. The women being interviewed,Vicki Gardner, was shot in the back and as in surgery. Later that day, the station reported that Parker, 24, and Ward, 27, had been killed.The gunman wrote that his “anger has been building steadily”because of his racial discrimination and sexual harassment. During a live broadcast tv viewers saw the camera fall to the ground and caught a brief glimpse of a man who appeared to point a gun toward the downed
With the door being propped open, Holmes proceeded to his car where he had left his weapons of choice to carry out his plan. He put on Police SWAT gear, loaded up his guns, and walked back toward the theater. Before he entered he threw a canister of tear gas into the audience. This confused and shocked everyone in theater nine because many people thought it was a promotional stunt for the movie. “After both canisters explode, witnesses say he started shooting, first at the ceiling first and then at the crowd.” (CNN Authors, Webpage) As he walked through the theater he was shooting at anyone he felt and even shooting through the walls into the neighboring theater where spectators were hit there as well. “Police say he used an AR-15, a 12-guage shotgun, and at least one of two .40-caliber handguns police
Nikki Giovanni has voice that is not afraid to speak what is on her mind. She strives to foster that same confidence in students and listeners through her educational practices and poems. Her methods and ideals are similar to ideas of revolutionizing the education system proposed by the influential educator Paulo Freire. Her powerhouse messages of encouragement and unorthodox learning have influenced the way I see the world around me.
At least 58 people were killed and 489 others were injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Along with Compton, an estimated 22,000 attendees were having the time of their lives as the massive Route 91 event.