Public buildings and houses were set on fire, there was more than £300,000 of damage and twelve people died. Of 102 people arrested and tried, 31 were sentenced to death. Lieutenant-Colonel Brereton, the commander of the army in Bristol, was court-martialed. | In Britain, King William IV lost popularity for standing in the way of reform. Eventually he agreed to create new Whig peers, and when the House of Lords heard this, they agreed to pass the Reform Act.
* Costly industrial disputes between 1901 and 1914. There were strikes in a number of industries and in Victoria the government introduced a Coercion Act where the strikers could be sacked, losing all their pension rights. In the coal strikes in NSW workers were put in leg-irons and sent to goal. Police using batons on the strikers' picket lines. * The working classes lived in clusters of small houses built alongside factories.
* Stolypin met the terror with terror, 1144 death sentences were handed out in the period between October 1906 and May 1907. * Between 1906 and 1912 a thousand newspapers ceased publication and six hundred trade unions were forced to close. * During 1908 and 1909 the courts convicted 16,500 of political crimes of which 3600 were sentenced to death and 4,500 to hard labour in prison camps. * In 1908 political assassinations by revolutionaries had fallen to 365. Reform: * How and why did Stolypin try to reform agriculture?
So one of the first things Hitler did after becoming Chancellor was to dissolve the Reichstag and call for a fresh election on the 5th March 1933. But disaster struck when the Reichstag building in Berlin was razed to the ground by a massive fire. The Nazis immediately blamed the blaze on the communists who denied it. The man who was accused of setting the fire was a Dutch born communist called Marinus van der Lubbe. He was beheaded.
Revolution occurred because of the rise of the opposition, which consisted of the army, protestors and civilians. Demonstrations and food riots suddenly broke out in the capital city of Petrograd. A general strike had spread throughout the city and some soldiers had joined demonstrators, this had caused the Tsar to command the military chief to fire on the crowd. Dozens of people had died and the rest were reminded of “Bloody Sunday.” As a result the demonstration had tuned into a revolution aiming to overthrow the government. The Tsar had lost all support and control because of his actions and this led to him abdicating the
News of the violent acts believed to have been ordered by the Tsar himself quickly spread throughout European Russia, initiating huge responses from the people, provoking a rebellion, which would involve over 400,000 people. These huge strikes brought the government and economy to a complete halt. Strikes occurred throughout the country; peasants attacked the homes of their landlords, embracing the opportunity to revolt; the Grand Duke Sergei, the tsar's uncle, was assassinated in February; the transport system all but ground to a halt. Russia seemed to be on the point of imploding. Sailors on the battleship 'Potemkin' mutinied in June and to add more woes to the government, it became clear that on top of all of this, Russia had lost the Russo-Japanese War; a war that was meant to have bound the
First Paragraph Analysis: The 1905 Revolution included worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. Bloody Sunday was a massacre on Jan. 22 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where unarmed, peaceful demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar were gunned down by the Imperial Guard while approaching the city center and the Winter Palace from several gathering points. The Duma: central legislative body, had very little power, passed laws could be vetoed by the tsar at any time. Potemkin Mutiny: In June 1905, sailors on the Potemkin battleship, protested against the serving of rotten meat. The captain ordered that the ringleaders to be shot.
(Ramsland, 2008). On February 29, 1993, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms raided the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas. After the raid, four ATF agents and six Branch Davidians were killed. The Branch Davidians were then immediately charged with murder, thus beginning a 51-day siege. On April 19th, 1993, the siege ended in a fire which destroyed
At Wexford, over 2,000 people were killed inside the city after nine days of bloody resistance to the English siege. A thousand were killed in similar fashion at Drogheda after eight days of resistance. At Drogheda, Cromwell himself joined in the assault. He ordered his men to kill all priests, monks, and nuns on sight. What role did the military play in Cromwell's rise to power?
The farmers have to make sure the area that will be used for the earthworms has been prepared properly. Ideal conditions for the earthworms are rich damp soil in a secluded and shaded area. Typically, farmers will keep the worms in anything from old washtubs to man-made pits, depending on the size of the farm they wish to have. Once the worms take to the soil all that is left to do is maintain their habitat. Some farmers raise earthworms for their own personal gardens, but the majority farms them in mass quantities for profit.