This tells us the reasoning that people believed proved that the Jews were guilty. As it says for this reason they were burned in these places as well as any other place that the word they should be burnt spread to. “However in Basel the citizens marched to the city-hall and compelled the council to take an oath that they would burn the Jews, and that they would allow no Jew to enter the city for the next two hundred years. Thereupon the Jews were arrested in all these places.” In some places the Jews had admitted to poisoning the water so they were burned. In some places however the Government believed the Jews should be left alone.
Along the play the press would make the Mechicanos look how they wanted them to be looked at, for example, they would describe the way they dressed as something negative. During the trial the lawyer spoke to the judge about them not providing clothing or haircuts to the boys,along that, the press responded to them not providing clothing and or haircuts because for them that is the way the gang members are characterized. After George hearing what the press had said he responded to it by stating “ You are trying to exploit the fact that these boys look foreign in appearance! Yet clothes like these are being worn by kids all over America.” (Luis Valdez.Zoot Suit.53). For many people after seeing everything that the press was stating about the 38th street gang members, the society’s opinions changed about the Mechicano boys, “As El Pachuco says to the Press, "The Press distorted the very meaning of the word 'zoot suit.'
The curfew law was put into place after the complaints and the youth became outraged. They believed their civil right were being taken away. There were riots along the sunset strip, where all these clubs were located, to protest the law. Police were at these riots and many people were handcuffed and hauled off to jail. They are referring to children because these protests were from the younger generation.
This made police officers jobs more difficult because the people who wanted to drink had to do it illegally, and the cops were cracking down. This affected families because now people who wanted to drink had to do it illegally and many got put in jail if they got caught. It also had an effect on society with the growing numbers of people who were admitted into the alcohol wards of the hospitals. The Nationwide ban on the production and sale of alcohol during the roaring twenties had a profound effect on the manufacturers, distributors, law enforcement and the public. The Eighteenth Amendment indicates no purpose to confiscate liquors that are lawfully owned.
In the days following Katrina, the government's incompetence emerges when attempting to rescue those trapped by the floods. We see how the they are unable to get sufficient food and health care to the majority of the people because of the focus on the rioters and looters. Throughout the novel, Eggers also explains how government officials arrested people after racially profiling them as Muslim-American terrorists. Eggers purposely describe these events to reveal the significant flaws within our own government. Eggers attempts to change the mind of his readers in his novel is seen through his use of a pathos, ethos and a critical tone.
One way he does this is in the story of the Zoot Suit Riots. I prefer that we call this story the Solider and Sailor Riots and here is why. During WWII the War Production Board banned zoot suits because there was too much fabric being used in the production of making them. Zoot suits were high in demand and were sold illegally to patrons. The government reacted by labeling people who wore zoot suits as hoodlums.
Whether you are capable of maintaining yourself while reading about the history of race, references to rape, and profane language that we hear just about every day, depends on you. To Kill a Mockingbird had its chance while it lasted. This novel was banned for several reasons, such as profanity. Another reason To Kill a Mockingbird is banned is for references to rape. Lastly, this novel is banned also for its racial content.
Lighters in the hands of citizens burning cars and businesses, holding a sign, “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” through the war, police on the other side holding their stance like a fence moving together against the community, who they are supposed to protect and serve, turned against them. A war that is close to home about police actions that caused outrage throughout the country. In the article, The Problem with Broken Windows (2016), “James Stewart, president of Newark’s Fraternal Order of Police… [said] that the frequent stops and citations made people mistrust the police…” According to Childress (2016), A police officer placed an individual in a chokehold suffocating him to death, for selling cigarettes on the street. The Baltimore Police Department
Martin’s prospective outlook on the future was changed. The things that he once thought were impossible came to pass. Continuing with the boycott, Montgomery Improvement Association organized taxi cabs to avoid riding buses. Whites tried to end the boycott by bombing churches and homes. Blacks were sued for their illegal transportation system.
But the possibly one of the most controversial songs in rap came from Ice-T’s album the “Body count.” The song is titled “Cop Killer,” the title alone should indicate the type of controversy this song sparked. The song like NWA’s “F the Police” was a song about protest against police brutality, but many didn’t see it that way. Some argued that the song would cause immense crime and violence against law enforcement and others. CLEAT a large group of law enforcement in Texas wanted to put a stop to Ice T’s song, so they had called for a boycott for all products Time warner just so they would remove the song and the albums from stores. Due to this the songs sales went up 370 percent it even got attention from then current president George H.W.