3:10 to Yuma In August 1884, Dan Evans is a poor rancher and Civil War veteran. He owes money to Glen Hollander and when he fails to pay, two of Hollander 's men set his barn on fire. The next morning, as Evans and his two sons drive their herd, they see the criminal Ben Wade and his gang ambush a stagecoach that is being pulled by 6 horses and is manned with 5 armed Pinkertons as well as a gatling gun. Wade uses Evans’ cattle to block the stagecoach. As Wade loots the stage, Wade discovers Evans and his two sons watching from the hills.
Brother pushing Doodle beyond the limits created great danger throughout the story. Brother was at fault for Doodle’s death for pushing him too hard. Brother kept running in the rain and he left Doodle behind because he couldn’t keep up. Doodle and Brother were out practicing to make Doodle more normal. The storm started to come down, so they took off for home.
Abraham Lincoln could be considered a hero that saved a broken nation. However, one person in particular didn’t think so. In fact, that person despised him so much that he killed him. John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, shot the president of the United States on April 14, 1865, while watching a play at Ford’s Theatre. John Parker, the security guard on duty, lunged at Booth right after the fire, but he lept from the balcony where Lincoln’s seat was and ran into the night on horseback.
In 1856, Brown and his group went to the proslavery James Doyle’s cabin. They killed Doyle and his family by cutting their head and arms off. Also, they killed two more men from the proslavery. According to Chowder, after Brown murdered a couple of people from the Border Ruffians. 250 from the Border Ruffians went to attack Brown and his follower at the Free-soil of Osawatomie.
Of course, the officials found Booth. He was hiding in the Garrett’s barn and when given the chance to come out of the barn without a fight (“John Wilkes Booth. "Encyclopedia of World Biography) he refused being so stubborn. In Clark Champ’s article “The Death of John Wilkes Booth, 1865” he states that when offered the chance to come out Booth’s partner Harold took the chance and surrendered. When Booth refused to come out of the barn the soldiers set the barn on fire ("John Wilkes Booth."
Supreme Court Case in a Bag Snyder v. Phelps On his way to his son 's funeral, Albert Snyder could see the tops of picketers’ signs, but never knew what had been written on them until watching a news broadcast later that night. Fred Phelps and some of his followers from the Westboro Baptist church were picketing on public land a few hundred feet from the funeral of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder. The picketers displayed signs stating things that could be found offensive and personally targeting the Snyder family. With signs with things like “Thank God for Dead Soldiers,” “America is Doomed,” and "Don 't Pray for the USA" (even though he could not see them in times of the funeral service) Snyder sued Phelps and the church with claims that their actions have caused him severe emotional distress, intrusion upon seclusion, and civil conspiracy. Phelps argued that the first amendment protected their form of speech.
Emmett Till was a 14 year old African American boy who was brutally murdered. Emmett was visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi and went into a store, but no one knows what happened(source 1). As a child, Emmett suffered with polio, which left him with a slight stutter. Do to his stutter he was taught to whistle before he said hard words. In Money, Mississippi his friends may have dared him to ask a store clerk out.
He struggles to keep himself collected, always telling him to mind his nerves. He runs to avoid Zaroff, wondering if it will be the moment he meets his demise. He is thoroughly shaken after the general spares him with a smile, realizing what pure terror feels like. Rainsford proves the story’s theme of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes. What seemed to be a pass-by of a rumored island of cannibals, the hunter finds himself on a path of survival, wits, and self discovery.
were riding the family buggy to the nearby town of Hamburg when they encountered Lieutenant Colonel John David Twiggs, a Confederate officer and prominent member of the local planter aristocracy, at a crossroads. The two men seem to have been previously engaged in a dispute, possibly over the sale of an enslaved person. It appears to have been the position of the Butler family that the dispute had been settled and a third party named Bowers stirred up a new controversy. Colonel Twiggs and Robert Butler Jr. were both killed. The local newspaper, the Edgefield Advertiser, would report Twiggs fired first mortally wounding Robert Jr. and then Robert Sr. returned fire killing Twiggs instantly.
“Nerve, nerve nerve He panted, as he dashed along” (Connell 33). After the game Rainsford starts running trying to survive. In Conclusion, Rainsford now realizes that the sport he loved nearly got him killed; this is not worth it risking your life for some sport. To sum it all up, Rainsford will never hunt again; there's no chance. Zaroff has made Rainsford play this dangerous, game of hunting humans.
Harrison, a Confederate spy, found out that a large group of Union troops were moving north. The Union troops are moving fast and dangerously close to the Confederate army. Harrison returns in the middle of the night to the Confederate camp Longstreet was laying in his tent, watching the rain and thinking about his dead children. His aide, Sorrel, arrives, and tells him that the spy who is named Harrison has just arrived . longstreet came to meet harrison and the spy told his discovery to General Longstreet.
One soldier testified that Wirz ordered a prisoner into the stocks during a rainstorm. The soldier observed the prisoner who was drowning and placed an umbrella over him and questioned Wirz, who replied, “Let the damned Yankee drown” (National Park Service Omnipresent and Omniscient). These actions toward the prisoners doomed Wirz ultimately. Captain Henri was arrested in May 7, 1865 at the prison. (Military Prison Career of Captain Henri Wirz).
John Brown is a white American abolitionist who was against slavery. On October 16, 1859 he gathered 18 men, black and white, into now called West Virginia. Brown wanted to seize the federal arsenal there, distribute the captured arms to slaves in the area, and start a general salve uprising. But no uprising happened. Local troops had killed eight of his people.
Brown was injured and caught, while 10 of his men were slaughtered, including two of his children. Brown was attempted by the condition of Virginia for injustice and murder, and discovered liable on November 2.The 59-year-old abolitionist went to the scaffold on December 2, 1859. Before brown was about to be executed he gave a guard a piece of paper that said “I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with
Despite knowing his regiment might survive he was sure he wouldn 't and ran away to save his own life. The thought of desertion has been a dilemma for young Henry, and been plaguing the entire march. After an adrenaline rush of a first battle he came to senses and ran away, doing the action that had been plaguing his mind. Giving into his fear, and deserting his comrades whether they might live or die without him. In the end Henry ran.