In response to the brutality, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, delivers his “Pearl Harbor Speech” claiming that Japan is the enemy of America. He strengthens his argument by harnessing the uses of diction, anaphora, and pathos. Roosevelt’s purpose is to convince Congress to declare war against Japan in order to defend the American people and their homes. Adopting a factual and urgent tone, Roosevelt reaches his
In February 2002, a missing person case became a heart-melting homicide investigation. This was a test of morals and patients. A Quebec man was arrested and charged in the 2002 death of Adrienne McColl; the 21-year-old's body was found on February 17 in a Alberta field,16 years ago. Recently Gatineau police arrested 49-year-old Stéphane Parent, he is facing a second-degree murder charge in McColl's death. The facts that is evident to the general public in terms of this case are that Parent was fired from his job at the bar just days before McColl’s death, the bar owner reported that someone stole $8,400 from the restaurant.
The novel opens up on Sunday, December 7, 1941, when Jeanne discovers the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan. She recalls her father burning everything he had that exhibited his patriotism towards Japan. Shortly after the bombing, her father is arrested by the FBI because he reportedly supplied oil to Japanese submarines. For Jeanne, this foreshadows all the dreadful events
When demonstrators of Dr. King, Jr.’s movement arrived at the edge of Montgomery, by the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they were met with state troopers who proceeded to attack the marchers, transforming that Sunday into what would become known as “Bloody Sunday”. Similarly, demonstrators in Ireland had experienced their own “Bloody Sunday” on January 30th, 1972. Also known as the Bogside Massacre, this incident involved British soldiers shooting 28 unarmed civilians during a peace protest demonstration against internment, which was the act of imprisonment without charge or trial. “It is said that the spirit of Dr. King, Jr.’s legacy was very much alive that day” (Dr. King's Impact on The Fight for Civil Rights in Northern Ireland). Monday September 2nd, NICRA announced that a march would be held on October 5th in Derry to protest the housing distribution in the city, unemployment, local government reform, and the right of free speech and assembly.
Fear can cause you to kill. South Africa’s paralympic and olympic athlete known as “blade runner” gold medalist, Oscar Pistorius twenty-nine years old, kills law graduate and model who was his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the morning of February 14th 2013. Oscar claims that he killed his girlfriend by mistake because he thought there was an intruder in his bathroom who put Reeva and Oscar’s life at danger. The court argues weather Oscar shoots at the bathroom door because he thought there was an intruder who was threatening his life or whether he deliberately murders his girlfriend Reeva. Pistorius was found guilty for culpable homicide, South African law which is described as; actions which led to the death of an individual but not with the intend of murder.
In other incidences in the later part of 1984, one of an IRA members, Patrick Magee planted a bomb in the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, killing 5 people and injuring 31 people and in 1998 there was a car bombing that killed 29 people. The IRA continued these acts of violence in order to force the British Government to end their rule over Northern Ireland and wanted to reinforce their position as an independent country. They continuously demonstrated how vulnerable London was by arranging bombings in heart of Britain. The IRA started a new tactic in British mainland known as the London Bombing Campaign, in March 1992 the terror attack left a scar in British history as two young boys were killed by an explosion in Warrenpoint. These Campaigns in London were not very successful as they lacked local support and the IRA struggled with logistics.
This included terrorist attacks, school shootings or just simple hatred murders. With guns, it seems that killing people becomes a lot easier to carry out. The recent Las Vegas Strip Shooting is the best example manifests this lack of gun control problem in U.S. On the night of October 1, 2017, the sound of the shooting appeared in a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The deadly sound came from a semi-auto machine gun which was operated by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from the top of the Mandalay Bay hotel.
Between June 2007 and September 2007 Augustin and two other Atlanta police officers received over $10,000 to protect an illegal business. The nightclub in question posted the officers outside in the parking lot to intercept any incoming officers responding to calls at that location. In September 2007, the nightclub was shut down and the owner was apprehended for permit violations and running a business that promoted prostitution, drug sales, and gambling. Another form of misconduct is flouting. This means a law enforcement officer disregards the oath they took when pinning the badge ton heir chest.
Oklahoma City Bombing “On April 19th, 1995 one of the worst bombings happened on American soil.” Two ex Military Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh were planning a terrorist attack in Oklahoma City.(History.com) They had set diesel fuel and bombs in a truck in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building by pillars.(JamestownPublisher) McVeigh was angry at the U.S. government with citizens and politics. Nichols and McVeigh had planned this for a few months.
The second robber pled guilty to robbery and was sentenced to nine years, with good time/work time credits he could have gotten out in 50% or less of the sentence. Both these men were on parole with multiple convictions for violent crimes. Kimber’s father called a meeting with local officials and assemblymen to put together a bill that would keep people like the two that killed his daughter in prison for life. On March 1, 1993 lawmakers pushed forward Assembly Bill 971, “which in its original version mandated a tripling of the usual sentence upon the commission of any third felony” (Kieso, Douglas, W., 2005). Furthermore, On October 1, 1993, 12-year-old Polly Klaas was kidnapped from her home while having a sleepover with her friends.
Jewell quickly alerted law enforcement and began to move spectators away from the backpack; moments later the backpack exploded. Jewell was quickly called a hero for his quick thinking and actions that likely saved many lives. However, that praise soon turned to blame for the bombing, and Jewell would become infamous for being judged and shamed by the media, even though he had done nothing wrong (Sack, 2013). After the bombing at the Centennial Olympic Park, Richard Jewell was credited with finding the backpack that contained the bomb and getting people away from the backpack containing the bomb.
The Red Scare, and 9-11 had a lot of tragic events. The Red Scare occurred because of the fear of communism in the Unites States during 1919-20. America was afraid that of plotting in a revolution. On 9-11 The terrorist did not have the ability to destroy the united states military so they set their targets on symbolic targets instead , destroying both the twin towers, killing and injuring thousands of people. During the Red Scare on September 1920, on Wall Street a bomb exploding and killing 38 people, another bomb destroyed A Mitchell Palmers, and Attorney General home.
Charged in the murder of a local boxing legend, Tycorion Davis, 18, was arrested after a Crime Stoppers tip helped to put him behind bars. Former boxer O 'Neil "Supernova" Bell died as a result of a random street robbery, and police are seeking four men accused of his murder. The robbery occurred in southwest Atlanta after O 'Neil Bell stepped off a bus, right before the day of Thanksgiving. As a result of the robbery, Bell died when he attempted to fight back, and they left another person injured. Investigators of criminal law have called it an opportunistic crime, and police put out surveillance footage to solve the case.