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    adopted son, Jim Jones Jr., was African American. In fact, Jim and Marceline were the first white couple in Indiana to adopt an African American child. Jones seemed to be a smart and hardworking man. He became a preacher in the 1950s. He also obtained his bachelor's degree at Butler University in 1961, and after graduate school at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, he went on to sell pet monkeys door-to-door to raise money to fund his own church that would be named Wings of Deliverance. Jones claimed to be an incarnation of Jesus, Akhenaten, Buddha, Lenin, and Father Divine and performed supposed miracle healings to attract new members. He also claimed to be the biological father of John Victory Stoen, who was the legal son of Grace Stoen and her husband Timothy Stoen. Jones considered himself to be straight, but on December 13, 1973, in a movie theater in Los Angeles, Jones was arrested and charged for sexually assaulting and harassing a man in the restroom. In the massacre, Jones was found dead due not only to the strange concotion, but also a gunshot to the head. Jones’ son Stephan Jones is today a businessman and a family man, married with three children of his own. He made an appearance in a recent documentary on the history channel about the event. He stated that he would not watch the film and that he does not mourn his father, only his mother. Jonestown was moved from Indianapolis to Guyana in 1974, following accusations of financial fraud, abuse…

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    Benjamin Franklin once said “[t]hose who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” The message Franklin was trying to convey is that liberty is a gift, and it should not be used as a bargaining chip for ones personal desires. His warning to all about the value of vital rights is not just right-wing propaganda, but rather a warning with truth behind it. Throughout history many people have given total devotion to a ruler in hopes…

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    The Jonestown Massacre

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    Jonestown Jim Jones was born in 1931; he was from Crete, Indiana. In the 1970’s Jones was a popular cult leader, and claimed himself to be the leader of the Peoples Temple religious cult. Jones promised a utopia to his followers that were dedicated disciples. “On November 18, 1978, in what became known as the Jonestown Massacre, Jones led more than 900 men, women and children to their deaths in a mass suicide by cyanide-laced punch.”(Editors).When Jim Jones promised a racially integrated…

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    According to many crimes that have been committed the one that seemed more intriguing to discuss was definitely the Oklahoma City Bombing, which was carried out by three individuals, but Timothy McVeigh seemed to get the biggest notoriety for the crime and also labeling him as one of the most well known mass murders around the world. In this paper it is proven that an individual 's situations will cause them to act out in a time in their life which include criminal acts doing what even seemed…

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    Domestic Terrorist

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    fifteen, the Federal Bureau of Investigations began to keep close tabs on Sadequee. At the age of nineteen while Sadequee was in Bangladesh celebrating his marriage, the FBI kidnapped Sadequee bringing him back to the USA on the charge of providing information to terrorist groups. At the age of twenty-three, Sadequee was sentenced to seventeen years in prison and thirty years of probation where he would not be able to have a telephone, a computer nor a smart television. Although there are a…

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    On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m. Timothy McVeigh went into the annals of history for committing the single largest domestic terrorist attack in the history of the United States, killing 168 people – 19 of which were children. He was later captured that day by an Oklahoma State Trooper when he was stopped for driving a vehicle without a license plate and being in illegal possession of a firearm, then developed into the suspect of the event, indicted and convicted. On June 11, 2001, at 7:41 a.m.…

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    At 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995 a bomb went off that changed the world forever. The Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City had been bombed in a terrorist attack. The Oklahoma City bombing affected America in numerous ways, including in business, the lives of the victims, and America’s Image. Timothy McVeigh, a former military man, was the one behind this attack. McVeigh earned many medals while serving in the Persian Gulf War, but after not being admitted into the Special Forces program he…

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    In 1995, the cost of a gallon of gas was $1.09, a dozen eggs were 87 cents, a loaf of bread was $1.15 and the average cost of a new car was $15,500 (The People History). Timothy McVeigh caused an upset that would be known as the biggest terrorist attack at the time. The O.J. Simpson trial will be one of the most famous verdicts in history. Windows 95 and EBay were invented and became popular quickly. 1995 was a year of homegrown terrorism, the shock of the century and computer advances that…

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    terms with a traumatic memory by creating a bridge between reality and the memory. With this bridge in place, the patient can safely cross into the territory where the trauma occurred and come to terms with the distressing moment without having to endure further mental anguish. The idea of LSD has been romanticized. People ingest this powerful chemical in hopes of discovering ancient secrets or to unlock knowledge hidden deep in the unconscious. LSD distorts the reality and perspective of an…

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    The thing that makes a memory worthy of being in the yearbook is one that makes you happy. It needs to be something that makes you smile when you see it in the yearbook years from now and today. You can be 60 years old and sitting with your husband and children looking back in your high school yearbook and see all the great memories that you made at your high school. You can see your homecoming memories like dressing up each day and having the homecoming parade, homecoming football game memories…

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