The Boston Massacre began with a small argument about the Townshend Acts between British Private Hugh White and a few colonists outside the Custom House in Boston on King Street. The argument began to escalate as more colonists gathered and began to harass and throw sticks and snowballs at Private White. Soon there were over 50 colonists at the scene. The local British officer of the watch, Captain Thomas Preston, sent a number of soldiers over to the Custom House to maintain order. However, the sight of British soldiers armed with bayonets just aggravated the crowd further.
During the eighteenth-century, settlers in the back country resorted to armed insurrection to affect change in the political, economic, and social realms of their colonies and states. In 1763, there was a group known as the Paxton Boys. The Paxton Boys were formed to retaliate against American Indians and the Pontiac Rebellion after the French and Indian War. The Paxton Boys killed many Susquehannock, also known as Conestogas. This act was known as the Conestoga Massacre.
Captain Thomas Preston was a British officer stationed in Massachusetts staying in a home with other soldiers under the Quartering Act. They were banging on things with clubs yelling “Fire if you dare”. Yelling, screaming throwing snowballs, ice, coming at his soldiers with stick, buckets, clubs, and anything that they could get their hands on. His men would need to fire under his call, one man got hit by stick wobble to and side and his gun went off. Immediately after 4 of the men heard the crowd shouting fire and
Be the consequences at will.” Both had even heard that the army intended to murder the colonists rebelling. Even Captain Preston’s testimony stated that the soldiers had fired 4 times before the mob of colonists disappeared. Implements from their profession and snowballs with rocks inside were the colonists’ weapons in the Boston Massacre.
I heard someone was saying “if he fired he must die for it.” And then there was a lot of people were coming to see what was going on. It feels so weird! The people were throwing things at each other and fighting with each other. The soldiers Preston sent the soldiers and I saw them coming to the crowd. I heard someone was warning Preston “For God’s sake, take care of your men.
The media named this event as Bloody Sunday because of the marchers were chased and barbarically attacked by the troopers and police by clubs and tear gas. It triggered the outrage all over the nation. And by the call of Doctor Martin Luther King, many people included white and colors from many of the states came to join another march that led by himself on March 9th. The march was returned peacefully. However, on the night of the same day, James Reeb, a white minister that came from another state to join Doctor King march, was attacked to death.
The Massacre at Wounded Knee The massacre that occurred, in the winter of 1890, at Wounded Knee was uncalled for and cruel. The Native Americans were scared and searching for hope. People were coming into their home, stealing their land, and killing their people. The Europeans over reacted when the Natives began to dance. When the Indian police took the Native Americans to a camp near Wounded Knee, they were listening to orders and not rebelling.
On April 16th, 2007, America was aghast by one of the massive school shootings to date. Seung Hui Cho, described as “angry and disturbed”, killed 32 people and wounded 17 others. As a little boy, Cho was bullied and diagnosed with a severe anxiety disorder and major depression disorder. After the shooting, Virginian governor Tim Kaine gather together numerous officials and experts to investigate and determine what Cho’s objective was. The final report contained more than 30 pages about Cho’s mental history.
In addition to these trade concessions Russia acquired southern portion of the Ukraine and Crimea became a protectorate of the Russian Empire. A later uprising in 1792 cost Persia Crimea in the Treaty of Jassy. August, 1774. Through his crushing defeat his comrades’ in arms suffered heavy losses and in order to gain amnesty they betrayed Pugachev on September 14, 1774. He was arrested and beheaded in the public square and his body was drawn and quartered on January 21, 1775.
There was gun shouts, and the children had to run to safety. Another event was when Boo Radley was in jail awaiting his sentence, a crowd gathered to make a scene, and stir up trouble. Another example of Violence was when Jem and Scout were walking back from their school Halloween Pageant, and Bob attacked Jem. Pushing him to the floor, this caused him to break his hand. Boo Radley then comes out of his house to
This is believed due to the spread of lies but also in part to Paul Revere’s engraving. In his engraving it is pictured that the British are in a uniform line, all with their muskets leveled at the crown and firing in unison; with their commander in front. This is also false according to witness accounts of what happened. It is truly believed that the firing started when one of the soldiers was hit with a stick; causing him to fire in retaliation. After this, with their commander behind them, the soldiers mistook the command fire and fired unorderly into the crowd.
Its march 5th 1770live here at the Boston Customs House. There are rumors that a fight broke down between the colonist and a lone British sentry. We only have a few people throwing snowballs and heckling the sentry.it now seems that there are more people joining in on snowballs. I’ve also seen some rocks mixed into the snowballs. It looks like it’s getting out of hand.
The acts are named after Charles Townshend who proposed the program. The Boston Massacre was a street fight which happened on March 5, 1770. It was between a “Patriot” mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British Soldiers. A lot of colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writer to rouse theory
Toronto - In 1885 at the University of Toronto, two rival stonemasons, Ivan Reznikoff and Paul Diabolos, confronted each other, which resulted in one of them, Reznikoff, being murdered. The reason for this unforeseen event was the fact that the Reznikoff’s fiance was having an affair which with Diabolos, and Reznikoff could not control himself and ended up attacking Diabolos. Reznikoff had followed his fiance when she was with Diabolos, and attacked him out of pure rage. In an act of self-defense, Diabolos confronted Reznikoff and accidentally murdered him. This event has been a mystery, but still there are pieces of evidence throughout the university that prove what had happened.
It resulted in brutal attacks and wars against race. English militiamen and their Indian allies set fire to the Indian wigwams and shot the fleeting survivors. In 1675, Massasoit 's son, Metacom launched a series of attacks and raids against the colonists ' towns. He launched coordinated assaults on English villages. In the end the war caused hundreds of Indians and colonist deaths and towns and villages destroyed.