Specifically, according to this theory Jim Jones began to mess around with the idea of a “Revolutionary Suicide”(Jonestown Massacre 3). For example, a member from The People’s Temple that escaped told about practicing suicide drills (Streissguth 1). Meanwhile, after the member told people about this a reporter and Congressman Leo Ryan went to investigate what was going on. He found that everything that was said was true such as the suicide drills, beatings, and many people asked for them to take them with them. Once Ryan decided to leave Jones found out and sent gunman to terminate Ryan and the reporter out of fear that the truth about Jonestown would be exposed.
However, autopsies showed that these charges were false and that police had shot all 10 hostages to death during the hailstorm of gunfire. This attempted cover-up increased the public attack of the raid and prompted a Congressional investigation, but state officials ordered for the D yard to be cleaned up (bulldozed) before they could get cleared to investigate. The Attica riot was the worst prison riot in U.S. history. A total of 43 people were killed, including the 39 killed in the raid as well as 4 others killed by prisoners early in the riot. In the week after the riot, police engaged in brutal punishments against the prisoners, forcing them to run a gantlet of nightsticks and crawl naked across broken glass, among other tortures.
Then they had the sit-ins. King would encourage the kids to continue the nonviolent methods of protest. After his assassination riot broke out and many things were burnt down. To this day Martin Luther King Jr. is the most well-known African American leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Malcolm X was going along with MLK.
Protesters were furious and wanted to burn down the trains. This strike caused the Pullman Company to protect their train cars with guns. Eventually, the federal government was called to end the strike. Not only did industrial workers respond by uniting together for the Pullman Strike, but the industrial workers also went on strike at the Haymarket Square Riot. The Haymarket Square Riot took place in Chicago in 1884.
The ten students were suspended at Central High School in Columbus, Ohio. The principal was the first to hear about this and decided to suspend them without reason. The parents of the students were outraged for not getting an explanation. Furthermore, the Ohio law entitled the school principal
The people are no longer aware of what is going on around them to the extent that they are not aware that the war has begun until the TV is destroyed seconds before the bomb exploded destroying the city. Furthermore, the government also uses to change the history to suit their own interests. This is clear in two instants; the first is Montag’s surprise when heard Clarisse telling him that firefighter used to put out fires not starting them. The second is when the firemen capture and kill an innocent man to conceal the truth about Montag’s escape so as not to admit their failure in capture Montag.
They arranged this rally to protest the several workers that were killed by the police the day before. Later on in the rally the police showed up at the Haymarket square to get rid of the rally. Once they started to come closer to the workers a person within the crowd threw a pipe bomb(to this day he is still unidentified). The police and also some members of the crowd opened fire and chaos broke out. Seven police officers and at least one civilian died as a result of the violence that day, and an untold number of other people were
In 1886, a peaceful rally meant to shine a light on the lack of enforcement of the eight-hour workday at Haymarket Square in Chicago turned into a riot. Towards the end of the event, an unknown person threw a bomb towards police officers who had come to break up the rally. Several officers were killed. Not knowing who threw the bomb, police arrested several well-known anarchists and labor activists. The argument was that these activists had encouraged people to attend the rally and ultimately "aided, abetted, and encouraged" the use of violence and the murder of police officers (Linder, 1995).
Another reason sports fans need to stop is because police arrest them and throw them in jail. A town was getting angry because of a soccer game and the police fired rubber bullets, shot tear gas, and they arrested at least sixty people, and fifteen officers were injured.
This paper will be discussing how the Vietnam war and Kent state shooting tie together and how it affected lives afterwards. The Kent State Shooting on May 4, 1970 was a culmination of the anti war movement because Four Kent state students were killed protesting the invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam war. The Vietnam war was fought between North and South Vietnam. The United States, along with other countries such as the Philippines were on the side of South Vietnam.
Kent State Massacre Devastates Community "For the past ten years I have devoted myself to presenting people with the facts. What happened here was unforgivable, and the facts prove this."(“The). This was a quote was said by Alan Canfora who was a survivor. Alan was shot on May 4th, 1970 at the Kent State massacre("The). The Ohio National Guard came to Kent State University because the students there were holding an anti-war rally(PUBLISHED).
On August 9, 2014 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Crowds soon formed as the word of what happened travel across the world. This is like the shot her around the world in the American Civil War. With racial tension in America already at a high point, this event was a breaking point. Thinking back to the Civil Rights movement that went on for fifteen years this tragic event can be compared to that.
The Winnipeg General strike started when the Builders and metal workers walked off their jobs for higher wages, shorter work weeks and the right to do collective bargaining. It expanded with the Winnipeg Trades and Labour council voting for General Strike with 30,000 people going on strike. The people who opposed the strike were business leaders, politicians and Industrialists who formed the Citizen’s Committee of One Thousand. They didn’t like the strikers because they thought it was a conspiracy plan to overthrow the government. On June 21st, the strikers held a parade against the mayor and because of how violent it was, it became known as “Bloody Saturday”.
On November 2 2015 Jonathan Butler, an alumnus of Mizzou University, announced his decision to go on a hunger strike until Wolfe( the president of Mizzou) took his concerns, as well as the concerns of activist group Concerned Student 1950, seriously. Butler stated "Students are not able to achieve their full academic potential because of the inequalities and obstacles they face", this is due to race and diversity in the University. There was several incidents that led up to Butler announcing his hunger strike. First, on August 9, 2014 a White Officer fatally killed unarmed African- American Michael Brown.