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  • The Boston Massacre: A Historical Analysis

    The Boston Massacre shouldn’t have been called a massacre since only a total of five people killed in the event. The word “massacre” indicates the brutal slaughtering of a large numbers of people. The Boston Massacre was more like a riot than a massacre, but it was called a massacre by the use of propaganda. The Boston Massacre Historical Society clarifies that “Paul Revere wasted no time in capitalizing on the Massacre to highlight British tyranny and stir up anti-British…

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  • The Munich Massacre Of 1972: The Olympic Games In Munich

    In the early hours of September 5, 1972, an awful event occurred in the most unimaginable place. The Olympic Games in Munich, dubbed “The Games of Peace and Joy” quickly became known as the “Munich Massacre”. At 4 o’clock in the morning, a group of eight Palestinian terrorists, disguised as athletes, climbed over the fence into the Olympic Village in Munich. Meanwhile, the Olympic team from Israel was asleep in their apartments in 31 Connollystrasse. The terrorists walked straight to 31…

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  • The Role Of Crispus Attucks In The Revolutionary War

    fire” is what Crispus Attucks said and what led up to him dying, and starting the revolutionary war. This was just the beginning of a huge revolution. Crispus Attucks played an important role in the American Revolution by his role in the Boston Massacre. On the night of March 5, 1770, Private Hugh White, a guard on duty outside Boston’s customs house,was surrounded by a jeering crowd.He reacted by hitting one of them his musket. The crowd grew larger, and eight redcoats came to rescue White. A…

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  • One Day In September Essay

    documentary of what happened to the Israelis who were assonated in the hands of Palestinians. The film Munich directed by Steven Spielberg discusses how the Israeli government came up with the ideal counter-terrorism plan against the Palestinians after the massacre in Munich. The film’s plots are in the same ballpark which is the discussion on the fatal Olympics but in Munich, Spielberg uses scenes from One Day in September to show the audience what really happened. In the documentary One…

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  • Eugene Delacroix Analysis

    figures of the Massacres at Chios along with the “Greek Families Awaiting Death or Slavery”. The bodies are painted in a traditional style, their magnitudes close to real life but slightly romanticized. The theme of the painting is based on the real life event that had occurred two years earlier to the conclusion of this works. For almost four centuries the Greeks has been under occupation by the Turks but it wasn't until 1822 that the Greeks decided to fight for freedom. The Massacres was…

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  • 1972 Munich Olympics Case Study

    enforcement professionals should be ready to learn from their mistakes. The 1972 Munich Olympics became one of the greatest human tragedies in the history of counter terrorism. The paper reviews the principal aspects of the security response to the Munich massacre in 1972. Some of the issues considered include Germany's response to the incident, pre-attack warnings, the level of security preparedness during the Olympics, as well as the role of fusion centers in counter-terrorist operations. The…

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  • Significance Of The Boston Massacre

    you would be terrified imagine it happening in front of you, but. So Today we’re going to be going into a historic event to see what sparked it all , what happened during the Boston Massacre? And what was the aftermath of the event? Today we’re taking a look back in history To Learn about , The Boston Massacre.…

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  • Are The Colonists Innocent Or Innocent

    Last Night, March 5, 1770, 5 colonists were either brutally murdered, or killed to contain the crowd. Were the soldiers guilty of manslaughter, or rightfully killing? Restraining the colonists, or trigger-happy? Or the bigger question; Guilty or Innocent? The answer to that question is innocent.The soldiers are innocent of murder because the colonists were armed, dangerous, and angry at new taxes imposed on them. Theodore Bliss has proof that the soldiers were innocent. He stated that the…

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  • Summary Of Iris Chang's The Rape Of Nanking

    The Rape of Nanking is a best selling book published in 1997 written by Iris Chang. The story follows the events that took place for six weeks starting on the 13th of December, 1937 through January 1938 within Nanking, China; the capital at the time. The occupation of Nanking lead by the Japanese resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Chinese children, women, men and elderly alike. There was no discrimination in the eyes of the young and obedient Japanese soldiers, their mission…

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  • The Negative Consequences Of World War II

    World War Two was the most destructive war of all time. 50 million people died in the few short years that this war took place. Millions of the lives lost where civilians; people who weren’t near battle nor looking for a fight. Around the world millions of Jews, Russians, Chinese and Japanese civilians where negatively effected by the war. Much of the reasoning behind the civilian casualties during World War Two was for the greater good, and nationalism for ones country. Regardless of the…

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