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    Herbert Mullin

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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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    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

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    “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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    Hoover's Mistakes

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Great Depression and his New Deal. Considering we just learned about it and had a test on it. But hopefully I can go over some details that we did not go over in class and share my take on the New Deal and how it was very successful both at the time and for the future. This is because it made up for Herbert Hoover’s mistakes, provided indirect and direct relief to millions, got America out of the Depression and helped set America straight for the future. But…

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    millions of families across America. The very thought is devastating. However, two leaders rose up to try to fix this problem. Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt used different economic and domestic policies during their presidency to reach a common goal: conclude the Great Depression. Herbert Hoover came in as president with many ideas in mind to change the economic state the country was in. Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States and served from 1929-1933.(4) Hoover…

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    buildings, while teen boys were hired by the Civilian Conservation Corps to plan trees, create parks, and preserve natural areas, (Morain, n.d.). By the time World War II came, many job opportunities were created, as men began serving in the army, factories were in demand of workers as military supply orders were received, and women also began taking on roles in office, clerical jobs, as nurses, streetcar conductors, and many even served in uniform at home or abroad, (Romer, 1993). Also,…

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    The twentieth century (1929) Stock Market crash set in motion a chain of events that would plunge the United States into a deep depression. The Depression of the 1930 's called for the end of an era of economic prosperity during the 1920 's. President Herbert Hoover was the unfortunate to preside over this economic downfall. Hoover believed the cause of this depression was international, and he therefore believed that restoring the gold standard would ultimately drag the US out of depression by…

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    I. The Stock Market Crash Of October 1929 A. Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected in 1932 B. Many of the poverty stricken individuals began to despise the monetary system, the president and the rich ones C. The amount of starving, homeless and sickness grew in the mid-1920s D. Although the whites were affected, the severity towards blacks and Hispanics was outrageous, especially since they were already deprived to begin with II. Causes of the Crash A. One of the causes for the crash was a natural…

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    In 1929, short term problems such as the stock market crash and the banks not not having any money to loan out, caused the Great Depression. There were also long term causes. Farms were overproducing, and because of the mass production, the prices lowered. Farmers did not make as much money and they could not take loans from the bank because the banks had no money to loan after losing it all. The Great Depression put many people out of work, without a home and without money to put food on the…

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    Stock Market Crash Essay

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    “In some instances, entire families (three and four generations) migrated together, in search of food, shelter, and work. Approximately 200,000 migrants moved to California during the Great Depression, most arriving destitute.” (Na, 2016 Croft Communications, Inc cited from http://thegreatdepressioncauses.com/dust-bowl/dust-bowl-migration/) What did Presidents Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt do about the Depression? Though President Hoover took the stock market crash of 1929 for granted by…

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