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    four months, beginning in October of 1972 and ending in February of 1973. Mullin seemed like a normal young man, he was even voted “most likely to succeed” in high school (Scott n.d.). After the death of his best friend, however, his life took a downward spiral. He was twenty-five when he began hearing voices of an imminent earthquake that would soon come to Santa Cruz, California. In October 1972, Mullin pulled over on the side of the road and lured a homeless man, Lawrence White, to help him claiming he had car trouble. He then beat White to death with a baseball bat and left his body on the side of the road. A few weeks later, he picked up a female hitchhiker, stabbed her to death, opened up her body and removed her organs. In November 1972, he walked into a church confessional booth and stabbed the priest, claiming voices told him to do it. In January 1973, he went to the house of Jim Gianera and killed him and his wife in their home. He then proceeded to go to the house of Kathy Francis, and killed her, her nine-year-old son, and her four-year-old son. A month later, in February, he was walking around a campsite and found four teenage boys. He shot them all dead in their cabin. Ten days after that, Mullin saw an old man working in his garden and got out of his car, shot him, and drove away. His rampage finally came to an end when a neighbor witnessed this violent attack and called authorities. When Mullin was finally in custody, he confessed to all thirteen murders, but…

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  • Herbert Mullin Research Paper

    Based on the information that is available, Herbert Mullin seems to have a severe Type 1 Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is defined as “a psychotic disorder in which personal, social, and occupational functioning deteriorate as a result of unusual perceptions, odd thoughts, disturbed emotions, and motor abnormalities” (BOOK). I believe that Mullin has Type 1 Schizophrenia because while he displays both positive and negative symptoms, the positive symptoms are more dominate. Positive symptoms are…

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  • Edmund Kemper Personality

    “I remember there was actually a sexual thrill… you hear that little pop and pull their heads off and hold their heads up by the hair, whipping their heads off, their body sitting there that would get me off”(“The World of Serial Killers”). This is a quote from Edmund Kemper talking about him playing with his sister 's dolls when he was a little boy. Edmund was born on December 18, 1948, he is best known for his intelligence, enormous size, dark fantasies, and ten serial murders. Not only was he…

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  • The Causes Of The Great Depression?

    draining the banks ' reserves and destroying their ability to make loans. This mistrust affected the entire economy and started a dangerous cycle. Since that time, there has been much historical debate over what actually caused it, and many theories have been proposed to explain how a country’s economy could fail so suddenly and dramatically. However, the banks were the biggest problem and explain a majority of the issues. The Great Depression was a time of great economic struggle mainly caused…

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  • The Stock Market Crash Of 1929 Essay

    (Rosenberg, Jennifer). Others ran to their nearest bank and withdraw all their savings, also known as bank runs. Eventually banks ran out of money due to bank runs and the great amount of loans that people never paid back. Millions of Americans were affected with the Stock Market Crash; it was the worst economic downturn that the U.S. had ever experienced. Business owners began to cut down wages and the number of employers. As a result, unemployment rate increased up to 25 percent, that is to…

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  • Franklin D Roosevelt Inaugural Speech Analysis

    Imagine how people lived during the Great Depression. Two dissimilar documents will be compared and contrasted, the first document is, “President FD Roosevelt: First Inaugural Address”. The other documents are four photographs taken during the Great Depression between 1929 and 1939. When comparing the two different types of documents; President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Inaugural Address and four photographs, there are some differences in tone, but both types of documents are similar in some ways…

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  • American Exceptionalism In The 1920s

    Act of 1930. Herbert Hoover won the 1928 presidential campaign, in part, by promising to address agricultural concerns over competing imports. Increasing competition from recovering European markets pressured domestic production and fueled calls for steeper tariffs. Embracing the popular sentiment that high tariffs were good for U.S. business, even manufacturers that benefited from expanding export markets joined the call for greater tariffs to slow imports. Originally meant to address…

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  • Donald Trump Domestic Policy

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s bombastic stance on immigration reform has his supporters excited while his opposition views his pledge to build a wall on the US-Mexico border as idle chatter to gain publicity. Most think that Trump’s pledge is just to build a wall, but it involves many other aspects of immigration reform such as; tripling the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, finning and deporting people who over stay their visas, making e-verify…

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  • The Great Depression In America In The 1930's

    Though it would come to be known as one of the most trying times in American history, President Hoover and other leaders initially underestimated the depression. Hoover called it “a passing incident in our national lives,” and assured Americans that it would be over in 60 days.21 The only difference at the end of those two months was the unemployment rate, and it was going up. During the years following the Stock Market Crash consumer spending and investing dropped. These declines lead to less…

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal And The Great Depression

    The era of the roaring 1920s could not stay spontaneous forever as the economy of the United States collapsed in 1929, sending the nation into the Great Depression. The Great Depression left millions of Americans unemployed, homeless or living in poverty, unable to support their families, and the permanent feeling of hopelessness. The 31st President of the United States, President Herbert Hoover failed to help the United States out of the Great Depression. However, his successor, Franklin D.…

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