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.
Lenin's plan caused much fear in the American people, and became more heightened when radical political activist felt this cause. So this caused the "first red scare" and this would be the first stage for a communist take over. These "activist" were called anarchist and were out to destroy the American government by violence. This resulted in a wave of terroristic violence in 1919, using bombs meant to hurt people near by and to cause fear throughout America itself. The anarchist used the Postal System to send over 20 bombs which were to explode upon opening, however the authorities discovered these bombs before they could detinate, and cause any harm.
Civil War Photographer Matthew Brady U.S. Civil War photographer Matthew Brady produced photography essays that changed people’s opinions. With a team of other photographers, Brady’s war photos changed the nation’s noble, romantic view of war. Although Brady was merely recording events,
Jondavid Longo Professor Tom Copeland Politics in Global Terrorism Book Review: Rebel Hearts 4/12/09 On Dec. 13, 1867, three Fenian militants, engaging in an action in what Kevin Toolis calls "the longest war the world has ever known," killed six people, including a 7-year-old girl, when they set off a bomb outside Clerkenwell Prison in London. Nearly 130 years later, the Fenians' successor organization, the Irish Republican Army, was still at it, placing bombs in suburban trash cans, killing children and adults who just happened to be nearby. The struggle continues. While I read this, I was pulled into the world of IRA militants. I felt frustrated with their cause as if it were my own.
The bombing of Dresden in World War II was one of the destructive events in history, killing more than 30,000 people. Kurt Vonnecut was an American soldier who experienced this first handed when he was captured and held at this city. As result of this event, he wrote the anti war novel Slaugtherhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death, where the main character, Billy, a American soldier who was also captured and experienced the bombing of Dresden. In the book, Vonnecut condemns war by using black humor, a genre of satire that make fun of serious, to describes events such as death and being captured in the war to shows stupidity and illogicalness of war. Vonnecut first points out the meaningless of the war by describing events around Roland
"Hazing is something that will continue to happen out of sight until a student like Robert Champion pays the ultimate price," Mr. Lamar said. Police officers across the state are working to arrest the suspects, who have not been identified. A charge of felony hazing carries up to six years in prison. The case, which turned a national spotlight on hazing within elite marching bands, grew out of a beating that Mr. Champion, 26, received in Orlando on Nov. 19 after a football game against a rival school, Bethune-Cookman University. Prosecutors said Mr. Champion was beaten, kicked and suffocated by fellow band members during a hazing ritual aboard a bus.
Bianca Neri April 26, 2011 The “Northern Triangle”: A History of Violence and a Future of Urban, Youth Gangs Compounded by Drug Trafficking On December 24, 2005 a group of Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members opened fire with their AK-47s killing 28 passengers in the city of Chamalecon, Honduras. The massacre was aimed at random victims and was meant as a protest and a warning against the government's crackdown on gang activities in the country. MS-13 and rival gang 18th Street trace their origins to the Rampart neighborhood of Los Angeles, California but the reach of their brutality has grown to span dozens of countries and has developed into a recognized transregional threat in the Americas. Central America’s neighbor to the north
As soon as Moran’s men came inside to pick up the alcohol, Al’s men, dressed as police arrested them. Then the police imposters shot down all seven of Moran’s men. Moran ran away unharmed. Dr. Fredrick L. Hoffman, a researcher of U.S. crime stated how corrupt the U.S. was by saying “ Our murder record of approximately 12,000 persons each year is a most serious indictment of American civilization, and evidence of lawlessness which has no counterpart in any other country in the world” (Scott). Capone and many other gangs terrorized cities with the fear of getting caught in the middle of a shootout (Yancey
With this extensive history of gun related tragedy, and a gun favoring majority population, Colorado has become a testing ground for new laws on gun control. Source A concludes by saying “ ‘It’s different now because children are being butchered in schools,’ said Dave Hoover, a police officer in Lakewood, Colo., whose nephew A.J. Boik was one of the 12 people killed in Aurora. ‘Because kids were killed at a movie. Because families went to church and were gunned down.’ ”(Source A).
The Trouble in The Bogside was a very large communal riot that took place during 12–14 August 1969 in Derry, Northern Ireland. The fighting was between residents of the Bogside area (allied under the Derry Citizens' Defence Association) and the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). The rioting erupted after the RUC attempted to disperse Irish nationalists who were protesting against a loyalist Apprentice Boys parade along the city walls, past the nationalist Bogside. Rioting continued for three days in the Bogside. The RUC was unable to enter the area and the British Army was deployed to restore control.