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    Essay On The Brixton Riot

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    The Brixton Riot was an act of protest; young african americans including their friends and family in the youth community vs. Metropolitan Police of Brixton which took place on the 11th and 12th of April, 1981. During the mid 70’s the unemployment rate was a upbringing of a crisis, this occasion was particularly with the black youth of Brixton. Therefore the black youth have endless amounts of free time causing them to roam the streets. This was their way of expressing their boredom, this boredom caught the attention of the Metro Police. At this point the black youth is now a new “problem”, only appealing to the police. Instantly, these young blacks believed that they were only being harassed because of the color of their skin. Being harassed by the color of their skin, in their eyes, they would not settle for this they wanted to stand their ground. By 1981 when the “riot” broke out there were some new people around know as the “Swamp 81” operation. This operation group had began to stop these bored young black men, the ones that look just slightly suspicious. The black community thought of the riot as a way to express their accumulated irritations that were caused by the treatment of their race. This riot escalated quickly into a domestic battle between black youths and the Metropolitan Police force. The government of Britain had looked into the riot, yet they had never established the cause as a racial issue. Through these riots the dangers of stereotypical labeling are…

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    The Milly Dowler Scandal

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    An inquiry into the press in Britain had been done six times in less than 70 years before being requested again in 2011 by, then Prime Minister, David Cameron. This particular inquiry, called The Leveson Inquiry due to it being chaired by Lord Justice Leveson, was requested due to a multitude of press related events that caused both public and political upset. One of these particular events was the phone hacking of Milly Dowler. Milly Dowler was a 13-year-old girl who went missing and was then…

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    a war. There are pitched and siege battles. Pitched battles consist of a clash between two armies in an open position. A siege battle is similar but one tries to take hold of a fortified position. Different weapons have been used throughout the ages, whether it will be the guns we use nowadays, to the ancient but commonly used spear, or even more complex and rare used weapons such as the hunga munga. Military tactics have also evolved and become more sophisticated throughout the ages. They would…

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    weeks after Abdi’s winning police start raiding his neighborhood, and begin taking Somalian refugees because of the result of terrorist attacks conducted by Al-Qaeda, which is a Somalian radical group. The music stops altogether whenever Abdi speaks or there is important information to be heard, but whenever bad news is involved eery music starts playing with snare to emphasize fear, such as when the listener became informed that the winner has to wait a year. With music in every part of the…

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    to disappear; others chose to devour the rotting maggoty carcasses of horses or other animals that were laying in the streets (Hastings 168; Reid 183; “Siege of”). In a like manner household pets-including Pavlov's dogs-were also not spared as people's dogs and cats were fed to starving residents (Hastings 168; “Siege of”). As a result of the drought of flour, several flour or bread replacements were concocted. Moldy grain was extracted from sunken ships in the Baltic Sea; floor sweepings,…

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    culprit responsible for the bombing. Hanger had recognized McVeigh’s face shortly after his arrest when he saw the wanted poster sketch. (Walsh,1995) Planned attack on 2nd anniversary of Waco branch Davidian’s ridge siege , which had personally affected him, due to the deaths of the branch Davidians, burning to death. McVeigh claimed the bombing was retaliation against the govt. for the end events of the Branch Davidians’ siege. With the help of Terry Nicolas, a former military friend, he…

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    John Trumbull was born into a wealthy and politically grounded family stemming from Connecticut. He was recognized in his early twenties for his ability to accurately draw maps by General George Washington. Despite the fact of the Revolutionary War, in 1780 the young painter was able to travel to London to study under the master artist Benjamin West. As described by Stuart Murray “Trumbull was especially drawn to West’s historical paintings… were the kinds of pictures Trumbull most loved to…

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    The movie “The Patriot” was made in 2000 and directed by Roland Emmerich, written by Robert Rodat, and the producers were Dean Devlin and Mark Gordon, and the composer was John Williams. Some of the main actors are Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Chris Cooper, and Logan Lerman. This fictionalized movie is based on a militia in the American Revolutionary war who is helping the Continental army defeat the British so they can have independence. This film had three Academy Award nominations, it was also…

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    Cults use the psychological methods normative social influence, groupthink and foot-in-the-door to manipulate individuals and control their thoughts as seen in the cults Jonestown and The Branch Davidians. Cults are defined as an ideology of religious worship and adherence directed toward a particular figure or object. Cults are everywhere. Some are normal and widely accepted. Others are isolationist and hide from investigation. Some cause great suffering while others appear very helpful and…

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    The Third Crusades

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    The Third Crusade was recognized as one of the most belligerent, unsettled disputes in the books of history. This religious movement transpired in the Middle East, when the Muslims reclaimed the Holy Land, compelling the Christians to fight back. Not many good things happened in this movement, since many people had died from fighting each other. King Richard I was known as the chief leader of the Christians, while Saladin was perceived as the sultan of the Muslim people. These men were known as…

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