Together with his followers they tortured the young woman and assaulted her with stones before Drew broke her neck with his bare hands and decapitated her. The violence continued even after this, Drew did things to her headless corpse that are too disturbing to chronicle here but whatever you’re thinking I assure you, it was far worse. In 1981 he was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole. 5
After claims of abuse and other issues surfaced about this supposed utopian society, Jim Jones ordered his followers to ingest poisoned punch as guards stood by. Those who refused were forced to swallow or were shot. Over nine hundred individuals followed Jones to the grave because he ordered them to do so. They killed themselves, and their loved ones, without a second
Hatred was buried down deep between the Hatfields and the McCoys. Fanny McCoy guided herself through the twisted branches of family, love, and hatred. “The Coffin Quilt” by Ann Rinaldi told the story of the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys, at least how Fanny McCoy lived it. But was she a trustworthy source of information for what happened? Her young age alone could cause some discrepancies with the telling of the arduous feud.
Jonathan Wayne Nobles, “was executed in Huntsville for the stabbing deaths of Mitzi Johnson-Nalley, 21, and Kelly Farquhar, 24, in 1986” (Bishop). Just hearing this man’s crime would make people want to put him in a prison cell and throw away the key because in most people’s minds someone like him cannot change. Steve Earle, “a prolife singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and writer” (Reading on the River), on the other hand, friends this man named Jonathan Wayne Nobles, and he writes this story to show that Nobles changed while in prison. In Steve Earle’s “A Death in Texas,” Earle uses elaborate character description, potent imagery, and solemn dialogue to convey the theme that people can change.
He killed the solders and he took most of the men, women, and children with him. Also, I think if he returned to Arizona he can revenge and revenge his people like what he told Mr. Gatewood that he did not learn to do anything except to revenge and always will get revenge. That’s was after a year when his wife and his two girls killed by the Mexican army. He killed more than 50 soldiers in his way to the Mexican border. When Mr. Gatewood came to him at
“Johnny! I nearly screamed. What are we going to do? They put you in an electric chair for killing people!!” In that sentence Johnny had just killed Bob and and he hadn 't thought about going into that electric chair he just saw that Bob and the Socs were drowning ponyboy and did what his heart told him to do.
The Silent Holocaust: The Guatemalan Genocides Genocide is not only a murderous madness, but the thought of a political Utopia, tempting many political leaders of multi-ethnic, religious, and cultural societies throughout history. From 1978 to 1983, General Efrain Rios Montt conducted inhumane acts and brutal killings against indigenous communities in Guatemala. ‘Death squads’ were sent into communities, killing anyone with a trace of fear in order to, “Dry up the human sea in which the guerrilla fish swim,” as stated by Montt. Although rebellion support was gained from cruel acts carried out by the government, troops responded to rebellious guerilla movements with massive massacres on innocent civilians. The Guatemalan genocides were
On November 18, 1978 a cult of Americans known as the ‘Peoples Temple’ became a part of a mass suicide under the order of their leader Jim Jones (History.com Staff). Established in 1956 the ‘Peoples Temple’ was a racially integrated church that focused on helping people in need (Rosenberg). This tragedy occurred in Guyana, located in South America, and stole the lives of over 900 innocent people. The cause of death was unusual and something that isn’t often seen. Jones had somehow managed to convince, and
The mockingbird was symbolic of Tom’s true, pure heart, and his death was because of nothing but the inequities within society. Mr. Ewell’s sin caused sorrow and horror in Scout’s life, but it also lead to her realization that discrimination was wrong, something that Atticus wished for her to know all along. Further along in the story, Scout’s growth is proved when Atticus suggests sending Boo Radley to trial for killing Bob Ewell. Scout says, “‘Well, it’d be sort of like shootin’ a mockingbird, wouldn’t it?’” (276).
Dr. King departed from this Earth on April 4, 1968. The sound of the shot pierced through the hatred of the citizens. He was murdered by James Earl Ray, a small time criminal. King was shot because his movement for equality was growing more than what Ray wanted. Ray first committed to the crime, and sentenced to 99 years in prison.
The section begins with Cassie pointing a gun at Evan. After the attack on them during their journey to get back Cassie’s brother, Sammy, from Camp Haven, Cassie starts to realize that Evan singlehandedly killed all of the fighters with one shot. With previous clues given in the previous section and what she is experiencing now, she confirms her suspicion that Evan is indeed her silencer shooter. With this, the hostility begins and Evan starts to explain that he is an Other, but he was one of the few who advocated for a non-takeover of Earth. He relates the plans of the Others to Cassie, and explains the 5th wave to her.
Anyone who didn’t follow order was usually killed, for example on the march to Mexico when Cortes finds out that some of the caciques and papas were secretly betraying him he killed several of them. “Then Cortés told them that the King’s law decreed such treachery should not go unpunished, and they must die for their crime….they received a blow they will remember forever, for we killed many of them, and the promises of their false idols were of no avail.” (Diaz, 199) Cortés’ campaign was fueled by violence and false promises of brotherhood, there was never going to be a bond between Cortés and a bunch of uncivilized people. Cortés wanted power and wealth and he succeeded in doing
Moving on in the book June learns some stuff she had never known before about the government, page 244, “They killed him.” Who did they kill, it turns out the government are the ones who killed June’s family since the dad knew too much information about how the government is putting viruses into the water they give to the poor. It turns out that Day didn’t kill Metias it was actually the government since Metias knew too much information about how the government was corrupt Day just weakened him ,“And I want to free the body that didn’t kill my brother” page 266. Now, since June knew the truth, she and Day became allies and helped escape Day from jail , “You’re fond of Day aren’t you?” pg
The mans father protected his wife while she was being stoned, while the man has half alive they removed him and finished off his wife. His father escaped and told the cops . They thought he was crazy , so they put him in mental hospital .And that 's what exactly happen to the man when he escaped. The movie The Island and the Hunger Games have these government structures as well .
Deviance is described as a violation of culture norms. In Jonestown as a Perverse Utopian they described it as a cult. There are cults all round the world however, it is not a norm to be in on or know of one personally. On December 8th, due to their utopian cult there was a mass suicide of 911 people. The leader believed that for many years the “followers needed” to be poisoned with opium and then cyanide.