He killed two students and wounded a third before shooting his algebra teacher in the back. Three years later, April of 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold launched their infamous attack on Columbine High, Colorado, the slaughtering had continued. Threw the thirty-two killed and seventeen wounded by Seung- Hui Cho in Virginia Tech in 2007. What Gladwell has believed that “school shootings mostly involve young white men”, they were scattered instances of gunmen or bombers that has attacked schools in the years before Barry Loukaitis but had been lower profile.
The Holocaust was one of the darkest events in history. It was a time when innocent lives were taken just because they had somewhat different beliefs. The man behind this evil plan was Adolf Hitler, the Fuhrer of Germany and the Nazi Party. He made it his goal to destroy the Jewish race and anyone else who stood in his way. Hitler devised a long systematic plan that went on to wipe out 6 million European Jews, two-thirds of the Jewish population (Strahinich 7).
Roof stated, “No, you’ve raped our women, and you are taking over the country, I have to do what I have to do”. The Tsarnaev brothers chose to use pressure-cooker bomb devices during a marathon in Boston. The reasoning behind the bombing were revenge for all the innocent Muslims killed in American-led war. The survivors
Why would the US have an alliance with someone who killed millions of people for no reason? Stalin had killed over 20 million people who had nothing to do with the war. He was the absolute ruler of the Soviet Union for thirty years. Stalin kept the number of deaths counted for he was at the time trying to upset Hitler.
The Great Purge marks an extreme period of executions and oppression in the Soviet Union (“Guided History”). Stalin’s purging was his way of dealing with political opposition in the Soviet Union (“War History Online”). Many people believe that Hitler and Stalin took after one another. According to “United to End Genocide”, the words “Never Again” were said after the Holocaust.
Russia has not let anyone perform any tests on the remains up until 2009, in which the test showed that the remains actually belonged to a woman. The woman was in no way related to Adolf Hitler or Eva Braun,(Hitler’s wife). (RedFlagNews.com). There have also been many witnesses claiming to have seen Hitler in Argentina. ” Hitler is said to have used the assumed name of Adolf Leipzig and was known to the 12,000 locals in Nossa Senhora do Livramento as ‘the Old German’.
The night of September 30, 1988, the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper committed not one, but two murders. These two stand out among the other five for both their intensity and the impossible time frame that their murders were achieved in. At one a.m. Elizabeth Strider was found dead, then not an hour later and not more than a mile away, Catherine Eddowes body was discovered as well (Whitechapel Jack, The Double Event) Catherine Eddowes and Elizabeth Stride were not friends, they did not know each other and they didn’t even frequent the same alleyways.
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.
Unfortunately, a few weeks before he was going to surrender, he got drunk and set his hotel room on fire and burned to death (Smith 10) Many theorist believe the person that sent the package was in fact Arnold Smith. After all,there was seemingly one person who killed her so it is possible that Arnold sent the package and then a month later attempted to turn himself in. All in all, Arnold Smith was the only person who could supply accurate details of her murder, and that 's why he 's believed to be a considerable
Osama bin Laden, leader of the terrorist group Al Queda, was killed on May 2, 2011. After being the target of a decade long international hunt, Bin Laden had been tracked to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (History para.1)United States Navy Seals invaded the compound and shots were fired, killing Osama bin Laden. He was then flown to a disclosed area in the Arabian Sea and buried.(CNN para.4) The killing of Osama bin Laden was justifiable due to the fact that he was the mastermind behind many attacks, including September 11, and has killed countless innocent civilians in different countries.
(History.com) There were only two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack. Twentysix year old Tamerian & nineteen year old Dzhopkartarvu Ev where the two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack. The twentysix year old died during the bombing and then the court gave the nineteen year old the death sentence. (CNN) The bombs were put in pressure cookers & the pressure cookers were put in a back pack.
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.
Now as a country we face a near epidemic of mass public shootings at a place that is supposed to be safe for children. After Sandy Hook, the issue became more urgent and the country took charge. New policies, security rises, and lockdown procedures are what saves kids now nearly 4 years since the Sandy Hook mass shooting. In the wake of a tragedy, the country rose to make everyday a safer one. Debates about gun control are still being argued in the White House, and once a changed is made perhaps the numbers of those lost due to gun violence will go down including those lives of children.
How did 9/11 affect Sikhs in the United States? On September 11, 2001, 19 militants linked with al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks on different locations in the United States. Roughly 3,000 people were wrongly killed. This tragedy affected Americans all over the country, but one specific religion was attacked twice; first by terrorists, then by their fellow Americans.