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    Jonestown Massacre is considered as one of the most horifying tragerdies in American History. Jim Jones moved his temple to Guyana after his church in San Francisco was accused of financial fraud, physical abuse of its members and mistreatment of children. When Ryan, the inestigating officer arriven in Jonestown, several Jonestown residents approached him and asked him for passage out of Guyana. A distressed Jones commanded everyone to gather in the main pavillion. The members of the temple group were ordered to drink a solution containing cyanide, sedaties and powdered fruit juice. 909 members died as a result of this. Jones called this an act of “revolutionary suicide.” (Adst. “The Jonestown…

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    The History of the Jonestown Massacre Many different cults have existed for many years. Some cults are peaceful while other cults can be violent and intense. One cult that ended in severity was the Peoples Temple based in Jonestown, Guyana. This particular cult was led by a man named Jim Jones. Jones had strong views on equality and wanted to create a place where people of all ages, races, and sexual orientations could live together in peace, therefore he started the Peoples Temple. The…

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    My child that participated in my case study is Brandon Sharma. He is in 4th grade and is 9 years old. He is developing well for his age and shows no signs for any learning disabilities. I only see him on the weekends so that may obstruct what I observe. Overall, Brandon was a good choice for my case study because he is a perfect example of how technology is good and bad for you. I will further explain other aspects of Brandon physically, cognitively, socio-emotionally, and culturally. For a 9…

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    The Jonestown Massacre

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    increasing his discipline and dedication that he required from members. Behind the public eye he progressively pushed himself upon his followers and shaped himself as their father figure and had a Messiah like presence. He never ordered his followers to do anything, but he did have staff strongly suggest to do tasks because it would please “father”. “Within the Temple,Jones demanded absolute loyalty, enforced a taxing regimen, and delivered sermons forecasting nuclear holocaust and an…

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    The event took place in the nation of Guyana, South America, forming a settlement named Jonestown. Jones founded Peoples temple in the 1950s then relocated his congregation to California in the 1960s. After experiencing negative media he moved around 1,000 Peoples temple members to the Guyanese jungle, where he promised they would establish utopian community. Since it was meant to be a utopia, everyone was expecting to go perfectly, but there were issues surfacing. There wasn’t enough cabins to…

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    The people of the church worked towards collective goals set by Jim in favor of better reasons than petty spending. The members of the church worked and paid most of their earnings toward housing and amenities for the elderly within the People’s Temple. Jim sort of used this as leverage to convince members to spend and work more. He began telling them that any spending outside of that for others would be selfish and the members of his church believed it. Socialism seeped into the foundation of…

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    John White Dr. Mills English 121-117 5 October 2015 Drinking Poison? I remember when I first heard about it. I was living in Provo Utah at the time and I had seen several picket signs that had been thrust into the lawn outside of Utah Valley University. Each sign painted an eerie picture as it contained an image of a skull and crossbones within a water droplet leaking out of a water faucet. Beneath the haunting image was a caption that read, “We are drinking poison!” There was a small group…

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    Research Paper On Guyana

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    Guyana Guyana is a small, wonderful and beautiful country, There is a lot of great places to visit. “Guyana has valuable mineral resources, dense forests, and wild mountain country” ("World Book Student | Guyana."). Guyana has a wonderful climate, geography, economy, government, and culture. Guyana is a small country with many land and water features. Guyana is divided into three main regions; the coastal plain, inland forest and highland. The coastal plain is a strip of land along the…

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    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

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    For a long time, I had trouble figuring out who I am as an individual. Under the conditions that I grew up in, it wasn’t always as simple as identifying myself by my race. It would be easy to say I am a Guyanese-American and proud. In the white privileged society we live in, proclaiming your ethnicity alongside the term “American” does not work out. I grew up in a predominantly Hispanic and White neighborhood. I tried my best to fit in with this population. Being a victim of bullying, it was…

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