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  • Research Paper On Gun Control In America

    In Australia, this inciting event was a massacre in 1996 in the town of Port Arthur which left 35 people dead and 23 wounded (Klieve). This violent shooting spree was carried out by Martin Bryant, an Australian man who before the attack had been labeled as mentally unstable (Klieve). Before the Port Arthur incident there had been 13 other massacres in 18 years within the country (Chapman). Following this incident urgent pleas were made and eventually answered for a much more restrictive system of gun control throughout the…

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  • The Montreal Massacre Analysis

    School shootings are something that we know about, in Canadian history they are something we aren 't oblivious to. The Montreal Massacre significantly affected Canada in terms of equality, justice and safety. Numerous individuals had differentiating perspectives on the massacre that took place. Many questions were raised: Why did Marc Lépine shoot and murder fourteen women, while leaving the men alive? Why was Lépine yelling "You’re all feminists?", yet shooting at women who guaranteed they…

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  • Summary Of Iris Chang's The Rape Of Nanking

    There were instances of needless killing “Troops went from door to door, demanding that they be opened to welcome the victorious armies. The moment the shopkeepers complied, the Japanese opened fire on them.” Along with thousands of instances of murder countless rapes took place, although rape was supposedly forbidden by Japanese rules it was said to be a deep rooted culture within the Japanese army. “Many believed that raping virgins would make them more powerful in battle. Soldiers were even…

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  • The Negative Consequences Of World War II

    an enemy makes them easier to kill. Hoss firmly believed that what he was doing was going to make Germany better. He did not view the Jewish people as people equally to his fellow Nazi followers. The idea of seeing your enemy as less than human can also be seen in the Iris Chang, Rape of Nanking document. This document explains that thousands of Chinese men, women and children were killed. Chinese men where valued so little by the Japanese that they where often used for bayonet practice,…

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  • The Colonist Fault In History: The Boston Massacre

    Lyles 1Kayla LylesMr. NewellResearch paperMay 15 2016Bostonian ReliabilityWhen researching many sources written about the Boston massacre, there were severalauthors who issued articles about the Boston Massacre, particularly journals, letter andreferences. Some authors categorized the Boston massacre by its context in history by examiningit by the people who were involved in the important event. However, while the authors talk aboutjournals, letters and references, there really wasn’t much…

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  • The Peterloo Revolution

    Because of the poor economy of the country, the government created high taxes and tariffs, including the Corn Laws. Eighty million people reunited in Manchester in 1819, blaming the government for the expensive cost of food. At the time, as mentioned, the poor classes didn’t have political representation so they didn’t have a choice, only rich men could vote. During the protest, the military authorities charged into the crowd killing 15 people and injured around 300 - 700. It was called the…

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  • The Boston Massacre: A Fuse Lit

    The Boston Massacre : A Fuse Lit It all started on a day in spring. Tension was already creeping in the air, and someone was planning to use it to their advantage. A group of colonists launched an attack on a British sentinel, throwing nearly anything they could get into their hands at him. A group of nearby British soldiers fired into the mob killing 5 and injuring several others. Things of course, went downhill or uphill (depending on how you think of it) from there on. News, as it…

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  • Essay On The Black Bean Attack

    The black bean episode, or the black bean lottery, was the result of the Mier expedition. Alexander Somervell had led his militia to raid border towns, such as Guerrero and Laredo, and decided to quit due to the fear of a deadly clash with Mexican troops. Only 189 troops listened to his orders and went on the long journey back home. Over three hundred troops continued on their journey with their new leader, William S. Fisher. The Texans decided to cross the Rio Grande River and enter the town…

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  • The Boston Massacre: The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre The Boston massacre was a significant event that didn’t happen until March 5, 1770. The colonists used it as propaganda. The Boston massacre only lasted about twenty minutes. Shortly after the Boston massacre the Boston tea party took place. There were five people that were killed in the Boston Massacre. One victim was, Crispus Attucks. He was a dock worker who was killed instantly when the british fired their guns. Another victim was, Samuel Gray. Samuel Gray, a worker at…

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  • Essay On The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a violent conflict that occurred on 5th of March 1770 before the start of the American Revolution in Boston, Massachusetts. During the evening hours of that day, a fight broke between British Soldiers and colonial residents at the Customs House on King Street. Due to the tension created by the resentful riot in Boston, British soldiers fired shots at the rioting mob, and as a result, several people were wounded and consequently leading to the death of five American…

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