When that didn’t work and it became clear that they were not going to disperse, at around 12:24 pm 77 National Guard members fired 67 rounds from M1 Garand rifles into the croud killing 4 and wounding 9 others, thus violently ending the protests. What’s even worse is that two of the students killed had not even been involved in the protest they were just walking to class and had gotten caught in the crossfire. This had a major impact on other campuses and nation wide. It caused an estimated 450 other campuses to stop protesting worldwide and it also got world wide press, their was even a song written about it. it was a tragic event that happened to people who only stand up against what they believed was wrong and tried to make a
“How People Turn Monstrous” reveals the incident of eight soldiers and Staff [Sgt.] Ivan Frederick II mistreating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison with humiliating sexual behavior and physical abuse such as stripping them naked with bags over their heads and stomping on their hands and feet. Mark Buchanan believes they “only did what many of us would have done if placed in the same situation”(384). Buchanan provides us with a great resource such as the experiment at Stanford University by Philip Zimbardo. Few college students were put in a real life situation similar to Abu Ghraib.
Red of course bets on Andy but to his dismay, it was another newbie whose time was short lived. The first night at Shawshank this prisoner sobs out saying he does not belong there and he would not shut up, Captain Hadley beats him to death without any repercussions. Therefore how does a prison rehabilitate prisoners if the guards that oversee them are just as much criminals as them or even worse? This is not the only unlawful killing in shawshank during Andy’s
The Pennsylvania prison society is said to be the first prison to be formed to respond to the conditions that were in oppressive and this led to walnut street jail in Philadelphia being built (Roth, 2011). The majority of the prisoners had no clothing because they had exchanged their clothing for liquor as the disorderliness of the place had led to corruption where alcohol and drugs were being sold in the prisons. During this time, the prisoners were kept in large, crowded rooms and minor and major offenders were kept in the same room. After the reforms, the prisoners were then sorted in accordance with their crimes or offenses and the overcrowding was addressed and minimized. At the same time, workshops were started to help the prisoners acquire skills in the trade.
This is a feeling of control and authority and power in jail. This is a sick presentation and awful test for a person to experience but it often happens all the time in jail and we can’t do anything about it. The psychosomatic reason of why kidnapping, rape, and murder occurs in jail is because when they were youngsters, they never belonged in group activities with their family or even worse, their parents left them as orphans in a young age. Many of them were sexually abused or physically abused as children and they want some pay back as adults. Now they feel superior and powerful by doing these horrible things to other jailbirds to feel fitted and recognize, and
Why were Anti- Vietnam war groups protesting about the war? Immorality of the war * My Lai massacre * Agent orange and Napalm (which burn the body through till bone) * The draft * Carpet Bombing towns with Civilians in them rather than the enemy * Racist war * Majority of the soldiers were between the age of 19 and 22 years old * Gruesome images of the war were put onto the tv everyday and executions etc caused alarm * Zippo raids Difficulty of winning the war * The enemy didn`t wear uniform * Many u.s troops were demoralised and didn`t know what they were fighting for * The tet offensive saw the north Vietnamese army seize 100 towns which meant they were stronger than the U.S first thought
In the end, 288 businesses worth an estimated $200 million were looted and destroyed. Over 35,000 African Americans participated in the riot, and over 16,000 National Guardsmen, county and city police were needed to shut it down. Political leaders such as MLK Jr. and John Conyers Jr. visited Watts to try to calm the people and both were booed. John Conyers Jr. was actually hustled to a waiting vehicle for his
Apart from the colonist being harassed with taxes, their trade with all parts of the world except Britain was another reason why the colonists wrote the Declaration of Independence. The illegal imposition of rules over their trade and production, commonly known as the Navigation Acts, which have been pressed on them for over a century and made worse by the Sugar Act and Townshend Acts was controlled once the Declaration of Independence was written and signed. Furthermore, the colonists were being deprived in many cases. The Boston Massacre was when a mob of 50 colonists gathered to protest against the officials. As fists and clubs began flying a soldier dropped dead, this forced the soldiers to fire, killing five civilians and wounding six.
Research Paper Final: “A Washington, DC-based think-tank that advocates for alternatives to prison, has found that after two decades of harsh criminal justice policies, there are more black men in jail or prison than in college. At the end of 2000, 791,600 black men were behind bars and 603,032 were enrolled in colleges or universities” ("Black men in jail"). This has become an ongoing problem in America. Black males tend to have a lack of education; when people think of blacks, they usually have negative thoughts about them, which includes performance rates in the classroom, crime rates, the lack of family involvement, and the negative media. “Today's "black" problem is underdevelopment, not discrimination.
Indeed, the executions in Kilmainham made them react because of their barbarity: one of the leaders, who was hurt to the leg, could not get up, so the people who ran the jail, who still wanted to execute him, tied him up to a chair, and shot him that way. The barbarity of that execution made Irish People react. The jail, on top of that, made the prisoners live in terrible conditions : there were not enough cells for every prisoner, so they had to put many people in the same room, women, men and children together : they were also treated the same way. There were a lot of children in that jail, but they had to do everything that an adult would do, and if they would disobey, they would receive the same treatment as adults: the prisoners were beaten with a whip, and vinegar was put on their wounds afterwards. A week later, when the wounds began to heal, the guards would beat them over.