Greg Griego, the teenager’s father and a former gang member, worked as a pastor and volunteered with inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center. The teenager told police he shot his mother, the first victim in his rampage, because he was “frustrated” with her, Houston said. Police said that after shooting his brother and two sisters, Griego then waited five hours for his father to return from work and ambushed him with an AR-15 assault rifle - the same type of weapon used in the Newton, Connecticut, elementary school shootings. “It’s the first time I’ve been to a crime scene with so much destruction in one home,” Houston said, describing the scene as “horrific.” The dead have been identified as 51-year-old Greg Griego, his 40-year-old wife, Sarah Griego, and three of their children: a 9-year-old boy and two girls, ages 5 and 2. The couple had 10 children in all, including from a former marriage.
In Viscount James Bryce’s report to the British Parliament in 1915 (document 4) he tells a story of entire family including a young child killed in a grotesque way and treated as trash as the house is burned down with their bodies thrown on top. The political cartoon “Babes on Bayonets” from Life Magazine in 1915 (document 7) depicts portions of the story told in document 4 with the German officer carrying dead children on the end of his rifle. In the pamphlet “Why America Fights Germany” from 1918 (document 17), we have the gruesome description of what would happen if Germany invaded the
Abe was with his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, a 28 year-old officer named Major Henry R. Rathbone, and Rathbone's fiancée, Clara Harris. After the play had begun, a male with a derringer pistol stepped into the presidential box above the stage, aimed, fired, and killed the President of the United States. Booth had shot the president right at the moment that the audience’s laughter would mask the shooting. The president slumped forward and was suddenly paralyzed and barely
Abraham Lincoln by Oscar Espinoza Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12th, 1809. He was the son of Thomas Lincoln, a frontiersman whose own father had been killed by Native Americans, the years leading up to Abraham’s adulthood were marred by poverty. He had a sister named Sarah who was two years older and a brother who died in infancy. In 1811 the family moved several miles away from Abe’s birthplace to a farm on Knob Creek. In December of 1816 the Lincoln family moved to Indiana, settling near present-day Gentryville.
Courtney LaBeau 3/5/13 DBQ 19: Causes of World War I There where many things that caused World War I. One of the main causes for the start of the war was the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. The introduction of alliances turned fights into wars. Militarism and mobilization between the countries created tension for the war to begin. The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was a huge cause to the start of World War I. Gavrilo Princip a Serb became part of a terrorist group called the Black Hand.
SEED OF SARAH In 1933, Adolf Hitler an Austrian by birth rose to power and assumed the role as chancellor of Germany. During his reign over Germany he and his nationalist party committed and unsurpassed about of cruel senseless acts against those they assumed to be not of the Aryan race. Between the years of 1933-1945 Hitler and his followers murdered over 6 million European Jews. These Jewish men and women came from many different countries in Europe such as Poland, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Czechoslovakia to name a few. On March 19, 1944 Hitler successfully invaded Hungary and by July of that same year after 5 months of being in a Ghetto the Hungarian Jews of Kaposvar were loaded into cramped cars headed for the famous annihilation camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
In the battle of Tannenburg the loss was very drastic; 30000 men wounded or killed, 95000 captured and 500 guns. This portrays the heavy defeat that Russia and this dropped moral in the army and at home in Russia. This shows the losing of the battle created a growth in opposition against the Tsar due to the public of Russia blaming the Tsar as he commanded the troops to go to war. Peasants felt annoyed and angry and Nicholas. This strengthened the opposition against the Tsar.
The last straw for the United States in there step to go to war was the sinking of the British passenger ship,Lusitania, by a German submarine in 1915, which resulted in the deaths of 128 Americans. Also Propagandistic imitations of German atrocities in motion pictures added to the want for war. Finally, when it was
The Chechen War The War in Chechnya was a conflict between the Russian Federation and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. It was the first of two bloody wars and resulted in Chechnya's independence from Russia. The First Chechen War began in 1994 as an anti-colonial war for independence, but was later seen as anti-Islamic clash as the majority of Chechens were Muslim. The Second Chechen war began in 1999 because of several Chechen terror attacks on residential buildings in Russian cities that caused nearly 300 deaths. But the bad blood goes way back to Joseph Stalin, the premier of the Soviet Union who took over in the 1930’s.
How would you feel if your sister was kidnapped and made a sex slave by your own government? The Armenian Genocide was a genocide that happened during WWI. The reason that this genocide started is that the Turks were paranoid that the Armenians were a threat. This issue is important because many Armenians died because of this genocide. The way the Turks started to kill the Armenians was starting with the men, boys, and women, then anyone that was young.