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Jonestown (The People's Temple)
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...Jonestown and how the community of Jonestown got to the point of mass suicide. The paper will further outline the effects of the Jonestown massacre on the survivors with special emphasis on Eugene Smith and Jones’ son, Stephan Jones. History of Jonestown Jim Jones established the People’s Temple, a congregation dedicated to the fight against racial segregation, in the 1950s in Indianapolis, Indiana. Both working class blacks and whites congregated to hear the gospel of social justice and racial equality. Going beyond societal barriers and their own prejudices, they worshipped and worked together in the core of Ku Klux Klan... Jim Jones, the founder of the People’s Temple, convinced his followers to go...
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Social Influence Paper
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...Jonestown massacre... ? Social Influence Paper The essay aims to proffer issues pertaining to analyzing one of the specificallystated events, of which the chosen historical event is Jonestown; and to identify the sociopsychological environmental influences for the chosen historical event. The discourse would focus on the attitudes in response to a seemingly passive environment, to include the effects of mere exposure, implicit attitudes, evaluative conditioning, and direct experience. The essay requires initial viewing of the Stanford Prison Experiment and other famous social psychology experiments to wit: Milgram’s Obedience Study, and Asch’s Conformity Study. Social Influence Paper Psychologists have...
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What Led to the Loss of Many lives During the Waco Siege
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...jonestown massacre of 1968 in Guyana (Jonestown Massacre, The Peoples Temple Photos) The 1968 Jonestown massacre, which left more than 900 people dead, was a strong factor in making the ATF to try to stop the continued stockpiling of weapons in Waco. The Jonestown cult massacre, which was considered as a mass suicide, is one of history’s worst killings. The US government was geared towards a repeat of the same. Like the peoples temple, the branch Davidian has had... What Led to the Loss of Many lives During the Waco Siege? The February 28th 1993 raid on the premises of the Branch Davidian by the ATF and federal agents resulted in one of the bloodiest massacres involving a religious cult on American...
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Jonestown
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...Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple” documentary, I had many... ?“Cult is a group whose beliefs or practices is considered abnormal or bizarre; like other deviant social movements, tend to recruit people with a grievance, people who suffer from some variety of deprivation.” – Oxford English dictionary. Members of a cult do not make their own choice; they suffer demands of the cult. They are supposed to live extremely secretive lives full of heavy restrictions. Extremely charismatic leader demands utter obedience. Such group has faulty theological doctrine which may lead to mass suicides. All this qualities were present in “The Peoples Temple”. It was not enough for Jim Jones that people of...
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Critical essay of a quote
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...Jonestown Massacre Victims Remains Found in Delaware Funeral Home. The Guardian, 8 August 2014. Web. 4 May 2015.... was referring to the evil that was happening in the period. The Holocaust, which claimed the writer’s life, involved the killing of hundreds of thousands of innocent Jews. The author believed that the evil would soon end, and peace would prevail. She had the belief that the people who were undertaking the massacre would come to their mind and realize the harm that they cause, realizing the good that is still in their hearts. The quote means that people have two sides, the good and the bad, and no matter how the evil side is, the good side can still be...
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Death and dying
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...Jonestown Massacre (Ross, 2001) or the Heaven’s Gate group suicide in which 41 died (religioustolerance.org, 1997), are seemingly less rare than they used to be. There are laws against killing, yet the government reserves the right to kill for punishment or to kill in war. They can even create a justification to kill for experimental purposes (Educational... Death and Dying Controversies: A Summary Consideration Death and dying is a sensitive topic for most people. Thinking about your own death is frightening and thinking about the death of someone you love feels uncomfortable. Not only does death raise emotional reactions, but the topic of death and dying is plagued by a lot of emotion-laden...
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Transformational Leadership
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...Jonestown massacre without Jim Jones, the Waco, Texas, disaster without David Koresh, or business debacles such as Enron without Kenneth Lay or Andrew Fastow (Howell, 2005). Transformational Leadership & Organizational Culture Organizational culture is the basic pattern of shared assumptions, values and beliefs considered to be the correct way of thinking about and acting on the problems and opportunities facing the organizations. It defines what is important and unimportant for the company. You may think of it as an organization's DNA-invisible to the naked eye, yet a powerful template that shapes what happens in the workplace (McShane, & Glinow, 1999). An organization's cultural beliefs... Transformatio...
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Transformational Leadership
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...Jonestown massacre without Jim Jones, the Waco, Texas, disaster without David Koresh, or business debacles such as Enron without Kenneth Lay or Andrew Fastow (Howell, 2005). Transformational Leadership & Organizational Culture Organizational culture is the basic pattern of shared assumptions, values and beliefs considered to be the correct way of thinking about and acting on the problems and opportunities facing the organizations. It defines what is important and unimportant for the company. You may think of it as an organization’s DNA—invisible to the naked eye, yet a powerful template that shapes what happens in the workplace (McShane, & Glinow, 1999). An organization’s cultural beliefs...
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Reading response
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...Jonestown. An organization was formed by a religion in America which was led by Jim Jones and was situated in the north west of Guyana. The religious movement also known as the people’s temple was formed in the year 1955. The story best describes the religious movement and the act that happened in 1978, 18th of November. The religious movement became tarnished and 913 people lost their lives in the isolated community. The article describes the feel freedom using the article and the act of massacre that happened in 1978. The 913 people who died in the town were all... Reading Response The article is based on the story of an agriculture project formed by people’s temple. The projectwas referred to as the...
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Jonestown: Largest Murder Suicide
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...Jonestown-Largest Murder Suicide What was the People’s Temple and how did it develop? The People’s Temple became famous through the deaths of more than 910 of its members as a result of mass suicide and murder. The People’s Temple founded during the 1950s by Reverend Jim Jones was a cultic church in San Francisco. The Temple was established on the basis of helping the jobless, the homeless, the sick, and less privileged in the society. In particular, the Reverend, Jim Jones was a communist seeking an avenue of expressing his ideas and thoughts to the public. In the People’s Temple, preaching involved sermons of the social gospel emphasizing on love, equality, freedom. The...
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Nanjing Massacre
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...Massacre Introduction The Nanjing Massacre took place in the context of the Asian-Pacific war, which lasted for about 15 years, from 1931 up to 1945 (Li, Sabella and Liu 2002). During that period the opposition between Japanese and Chinese reached its top point. The entrance of Japanese in Nanjing was first considered as a major victory of Japan, at least as the specific event was presented by the media of that period. However, after the end of the World War 2, the true regarding the invasion of Japanese in Nanjing was revealed: the entrance of Japanese in Nanjing has been followed by a massacre (Li, Sabella and Liu 2002). Later, it was revealed that the Japanese soldiers were given clear... ? Nanjing...
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Tlatelolco Massacre
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...Massacre All these centuries have brought different types of incidents to occur in this world, incidents which are of a cruel and harsh nature. These incidents can also be referred to as massacres which have taken place at many instances in the world today. The acts of massacres have basically been taken out through a strategy in which innocent people lose their lives. One such incident can be quoted in which General Dyer with his troops killed thousands of people in the Jallian Wala Bagh incident. This incident took place in the subcontinent ruled over by the British Raj. In this incident many innocent lives were lost because of the mass massacre taken on the order of General Dyer... Tlatelolco Massacre ...
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Nanjing Massacre
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...Massacre Introduction Japanese Air Force has been attacking Shanghai for two months since the middle of August and during that time also raided Nanjing 65 times. Then In December 1937, Japan attacked the capital of China at that time Nanjing. From December 13, and over the next six weeks Nanjing was under occupation of Japanese military forces. During that time the army looted, burned and plundered surrounding towns as well as the city itself. Over 300 000 civilians and unarmed soldiers were slaughtered, tortured, and raped. This unprecedented catastrophe called Nanjing Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking, was a living hell for its victims and until present time it a symbol of Japanese... very...
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Nanking massacre
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...Massacre influenced the past and today’s China? China’s southernmost capital Nanjing, is famous not just for its flourishing economic and urban life and remarkable cultural legacy but also for continually being the place of destructive and inhumane events. Between the sparkling Yangtze and the beautiful landscape of the Purple Mountain, wherein Nanjing can be found, are buried uncountable tales of horrifying savagery and cruelty. Nanjing has witnessed natural calamities, bloody political overthrows, dynastic collapse, and violence all through its history. The 1937 Nanjing Massacre is regarded by historians to be one of the most shocking, ghastly, and revolting massacres perpetrated... How Nanking...
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Boston Massacre
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...Massacre of 1770’ On account of the depositions provided by Capt. Thomas Preston during the trial, the sequence of events stated appears sufficiently concrete where specific details were discussed by the captain himself as an unbiased witness among the actions of his troops, the mob created by the Boston inhabitants, and his response to the prevailing conflict. In his statements, Preston occurred to express a balanced perspective upon a factual admission that the soldiers “soon rushed through the people, and by charging their bayonets in half-circles, kept them at a little distance” while he avoided any subjective sentiment which might be necessary... Solutions to Address Controversies of the ‘Boston...
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Jonestown: the life and death
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...Jonestown which was rapidly made to permanently hold a thousand members of the church. In November, Jones knew that all was unwell in Jonestown as individuals were being separated forcibly from their loved ones. California’s congressman, Ryan never returned, as he was killed from shots on the runway of aircraft at Jonestown by Jones Stooges on order as Jones knew that if Ryan returned to states he would be troublesome. Later in the same year, Jones used his gadgets to address his followers to drink in order to escape what will befall Jonestown if authorities turned out in big numbers they would cross onto the other...
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Sharpeville Massacre
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...massacre, neither it is the case that a single incident can set the wheels in motion, it is always a sequence of events which builds up and a final push causes the dominoes to fall. The Sharpeville Massacre catastrophe occurred on 21 March 1960, when a panicked South African police opened pre-emptive fire on a crowd of innocent black protesters killing 69 people, which included women... and children as well. The confrontation occurred in the township of Sharpeville, in what is now Gauteng province. Fig 1: Protest against Apartheid Although this event in itself acted as a turning point in the struggle of black South Africans towards restoring dignity, but there were certain events which...
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The Boston Massacre
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...Massacre The Boston Massacre was a pivotal event in American history for the significant contributions it made to the eventual start of the American Revolutionary War. The actual events of the Boston Massacre are that on March 5, 1770 the British army shot and killed five men living in the American colonies. While this is the eventual occurrence, there is substantial background that led up to these events. For a number of years surrounding the Massacre the British government had increasingly taxed the colonies causing large amounts of strife within the colonial residents. In terms of specific tax acts the Townshend Acts...
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St. Valentine's Day Massacre
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...Massacre The members of Al Capone’s gang displayed, acceptance and loyalty to his leadership styleas it can be seen during the planned and executed massacre against Moran at the Garage. The leader-member relation that Al Capone had with the members of his gang can be termed as being positive. This is supported by the fact that, the massacre was an idea of one of Al Capone’s gang members, an upcoming lieutenant, John McGurn who was himself a subject of a previous hit (Allen). Normally, if the leader-member relationship is negative, the leader would not tolerate ideas ad plans from his members, which is contrary, to Al Capone did in this case, accepting and going ahead... St. Valentines Day Massacre The...
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White River Massacre
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...Massacre White River Massacre US government deputed Nathan Meeker at White River Agency with a mission to transform the Indians into farmers. Nathan Meeker was an experienced officer while working on the eastern plains of Colorado. Meeker chose a place to build a town there. During 1878, Meeker was appointed at White River where Utes were rehabilitated with promises of food and supplies. Meeker had some other plan and wanted that Utes move further 15 mile south where he believed had better farming opportunities. That was the beginning of his first conflict with Utes (Utley, Robert; p 333-337). Meeker continued to force Utes into farming and give up hunting. At the same time, White... White River...
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The Valentine Day Massacre
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...Massacre Introduction: The most notorious crime in American history was the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre which is also referred to as the ‘Bloody Thursday’ of Chicago. In 1929, seven men were executed as part of Prohibition Era Conflict in Chicago between the two most powerful criminal gangs. 1The Italian criminal gang from the South Side was led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish criminal gang was led by George Bugs Moran. Several Historians believe that Al Capone was assisted by many former members of Egan’s Rats gang in efficiently carrying out the massacre.2 Events: On the morning of St.Valentine’s Day, 14 February Thursday, 1929, gang collaborators Reinhardt H... Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre ...
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Munich 1972 Olympics Massacre
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...MASSACRE Munich 1972 Olympics massacre This paper aims to discuss the massacre at the 1972 Olympics held at Germany. The incident happened on the 5th of September 1972 when the Palestinian terrorist group called black September entered the Olympic village and attacked the Israeli players and made them hostages. They then demand the freedom of prisoners in the prisons of Israel and Germany. When the demands seemed too difficult to be fulfilled, the terrorists asked for two planes to escape to Cairo with the hostages. The Germans raided the terrorists at the airport and captured three of them and killed the rest, but all the hostages were also killed. The furious... Running Head: MUNICH 1972 OLPYMPICS...
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The My Lai Massacre
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...Massacre The book My Lai: A Brief History with Documents by Olson and Roberts clearly illustrates the incident or rather the massacre that occurred in My Lai hamlet, Vietnam on the morning of 16 March 1968. The book paints the gruesome picture of how unarmed women, children and the elderly were murdered in cold blood and how this issue was carelessly handled especially in the public circles. The military is portrayed as to have made efforts to burry the truth. In the end people, departments and institutions flew blame from right, left and center with just a handful of people bearing the burden of prosecution despite it being quite clear that many more had been involved... . The power structure...
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Sand creek massacre
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...Massacre: A Ruthless Slaughter of the Cheyenne and Arapaho People On November 29, 1864, possessed by the belief that Native Americans were horrid, distrustful creatures, an attack was led at dawn on Cheyenne and Arapaho lodges encamped at Sand Creek in Colorado Territory, approximately forty miles from the army post of Fort Lyon. Colonel John Chivington led the Third Colorado Cavalry and was supported by Major Anthony, commander of Fort Lyon, along with over 700 soldiers and four howitzer guns1. Chivington and the soldiers mercilessly killed every Cheyenne and Arapaho that he could find, including women and children2. It was shown by the actions of the soldiers that most felt Native... The Sand Creek...
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The Mountain Meadows Massacre
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...massacre is a shameful part of Mormon history. It was a period of time when the Mormons were persecuted, driven from their homes, and beaten, simply because of their religious beliefs. Their founder and prophet, Joseph Smith, was executed and found a martyr, once again, simply for his beliefs. Moreover, the federal government was sending troops to Utah to quell a supposed rebellion, an act that riled up the Mormons in the area and brought the area to the brink of war. The conditions were ripe for a massacre, and this is precisely what occurred. The Fancher train was filled with innocent women, children and men, most of whom were slaughtered in just under five minutes... . Their slaughter...
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Performance of Deerfield Massacre
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...MASSACRE When a colonial war breaks out between a prepared army and innocents, in a flick of time it comes out to be the most deadly incident. It doesnt take much time to change human life into drainage of hot blood and the precious properties into ashes. Deerfield Massacre holds the place of a genuine example of such incident and this can never be erased from the history of America ever till the world exists.   American Indians were in support of French force and Pocumtuc, who were the originals of Deerfield; fled away by British force, (Melvoin) also joins French force to take their revenge. When the army led by France attacked Deerfield in the evening of 29 February 1704... DEERFIELD...
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My Lai Massacre
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...Massacre Introduction Napoleon had sweet dreams of conquering Europe and in the last years of captivity he lamented, “Brute force has never attained anything durable.” This evergreen remark was seconded by Adolph Hitler before he committed suicide. He bemoaned, “Brutal force has not won anything durable.” Yet, war-monger politicians and military generals are not willing to learn lessons and take recourse to brutal force to attain their objectives. The happenings in My Lai would make Napoleon and Hitler shift in their graves. James S. Olson is a Distinguished Professor of History at Sam Houston State University, who specializes in Vietnam history and Randy Roberts, Professor of history... My Lai...
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Tiananmen Square Massacre
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...Massacre The was June 4, 1989. The standoff between democratic protestors and the Chinese government at the Tiananmen Square, Beijing reached its peak. Unable to dispel the magnanimous crowd, the government asked the military to step in and the result- thousands of peaceful protestors was massacred at the instance of the ruling government. This event sent shock waves throughout the world. The exact number of people killed is still shrouded in mystery, with various reports giving contradictory figures. Common perception is that around ten thousand people including protestors and Chinese military men were killed in the unfortunate event. The protesters, mostly university students... Tinanmen Square...
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Tiananmen Square Massacre
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...Massacre On June 4th, six weeks of protests ended when Chinese troops and security police began firing openly into the crowds of protesters. This event would become known as the Tiananmen Square Massacre. On April 15 of 1989, Hu Yaobang, former Communist party chief and a leading reformist, died of a heart attack. He was a popular figure among anti-communist citizens and his death was a catalyst for the protests leading up to and culminating in the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Mourners begin to gather in Tiananmen Square to express their sadness and protest the slow pace of reform in China. (History.com, 2009) In the following days, numbers of protester in Beijing grow... are also strictly...
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Reflection on Columbine Massacre film_Criminology
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...Massacre happened. It could be more of interplay of several factors that finally led or induced the pairs of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold to commit the Columbine shootings. My thesis is that it first begun... What do you think are some psychological and sociological explanations of why Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold committed the Columbine shootings? (Use a minimum of 4 theories and explain your answer) The three most common psychological and sociological explanations why Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold committed the Columbine shootings are; a. Lack of social bond –it is a common observation among mass shooters that they are often recluse and isolated from their peers and other people. This feeling of...
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The Factors contributing to Wounded Knee Massacre
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...Massacre In my opinion, relating the incident of massacre directly to the party politics is an oversimplification of the facts. The role of party politics may be contributory towards creating a set of factors, the ultimate outcome of which was the killing of this scale. As the author states the "west was particularly amenable to the juggling of appointments for political advantage because it had a long history of federal control" (169). However, ignoring all other factors and giving importance to the factor of politics only, appears to be creating a situation where the author is inclined towards blaming only one cause of the incident intentionally... Paper The Factors contributing to Wounded Knee...
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Abu Ghraib and the Mylai Massacre
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...massacre: The Vietnam War took place in Vietnam and two of its neighbouring countries Laos and Cambodia in 1955. The war was fought during the ear of Cold war and it was fought between South Vietnam, which had the support of United States and other anti-communist nations and North Vietnam that had the backing of communist nations. Another party... ? and Section # of War Crimes: The term “War crime” is used to describe situations where International Humanitarian laws are dishonoured and/or violated. War crimes can include genocide or ill-treatment of prisoners of war. Sometimes, even the civilians are subject to mistreatment by the opposing force and are either murdered, tortured or made slaves. These...
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Eros Plus Massacre by Yoshishige Yoshida
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...Massacre” by Yoshishige Yoshida What is formally radical about thefilm “Eros Plus Massacre”? What is Political radical about the film “Eros Plus Massacre”? When do the currents of formal and political radicalism intersect? How do the currents of formal and political radicalism intersect? Yoshishige Yoshida’s direction of “Eros Plus Massacre” claims to be an innovative turn in Japanese cinematography which sought a wider socio-political awareness as a project of a radical movement that was essentially based on the director’s influence and studies of French existential philosophy and literature. As a breakthrough from an orthodox filming tradition during the 60s, Yoshida... Film Analysis of “Eros Plus...
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movie 1974
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...Massacre In life of every person among working, studying or ordinary daily tasks, there is a place for entertainment, which can take various forms. It is hard always to be devoted only to own job, because each organism and even mind needs recurrent rest. Frequently, it is important to distract oneself from routine errands and switch to cultural events that are able to stimulate own brain activity to reflection, learning process and obtaining of wisdom. Culture is not a mere interest in art, theatre or cinematography. First of all, it is a process of everlasting thinking and intention to broad own outlook. Without critical analysis, brainstorming and generation of own thoughts... ?The Texas Chain Saw...
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Dark Knight Massacre Shooting of Aurora Colorado
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...Massacre Shooting of Aurora, Colorado of School) Introduction Terrorism in any form, local or foreign affects psychological behavior of people. What causes terrorism or what forces a person to kill someone staring blindly in the eye is our topic of concern. The Dark Knight Massacre in Colorado is a test case to search for answers to the same. James Holmes entered Aurora theatre during the premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, on July 20, 2012 and opened fire on the unsuspecting audience after throwing in canisters of gas to blur vision. This resulted in 12 deaths and 50 injuries. Holmes himself was covered in bullet resistant clothes and addressed himself as ‘the Joker... laws. A report...
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Criminological Theory - The Virginia Tech Massacre
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...massacre http www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18134671/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/worst-us-shooting-ever-kills-va-campus/ Theories selected Social learning theory Behavior modification theory Causes of events like school shootings Crimes like school shooting happen because of several reasons. School shooting is a not a strange incident in this modern world of violence. Violence has become so common in today’s culture. Domestic, political, social, racial and other types of violence are ruling the modern world. Gun violence, other violence, and emotional abuse are so prevalent among children in the modern culture. Popular Medias like television, film, video games... assignment is due Event The Virginia...
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Rise of American control and Ponce Massacre
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...Massacre. Puerto Rico is a small archipelago, that was considered as the primary gateway to all the European travelers bound to Cuba, Central America, Mexico and northern regions of South America. The reports available have clearly indicated the evidences of settlements by different tribes and races that were known to exist from 6000 BC (History). Among them the most dominant culture that had existed in this region was Tainos culture. The presence of this civilization was also reported by the explorer Christopher Columbus. The geographical advantage this place enjoyed, made it as a very strategic location for all the colonial intrusion mostly carried out... showed creation of new political...
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The Great Cat Massacre by Robert Darnton
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...massacre are "joking" about the print master and his wife Upon the beginning of the story, Contat gave thereaders a view of their pitiful condition in the shop. He made remarks about the inequality between the workers and the bourgeois in terms of work, food, and sleep. They wanted their master and mistress to suffer as they are. That led to contriving a trick of pestering their master by imitating cat's cries next to the bedroom of the bourgeois and the bourgeoisie. By goading him with cat calls, they provoked the print master himself to authorize the massacre of the "malevolent" cats. The cat massacre served as a clever and afflictive attack on the print... 1. How do we know the perpetrators of the...
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Social psychology High School Essay
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...Jonestown. By doing this, Jones made his people fear leaving and become grateful for his protection. Until the unexpected tragedy happened. Other events that shocked the world share almost the same theories and mechanisms like the My Lai massacre... Many events in the history happened gradually using various theories and mechanisms that greatly affect the social and psychological aspects of the people involved. On the case of Hitler and the Nazi Germany, it was obedience to authority during that time that made the people to have no other choice but to do what the government want's them to do. This is mainly based on the following theories and mechanisms of "boiling frog theory", "herding", and "natural ...
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The Kent State University Shootings And The Boston Massacre
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...MASSACRE 2006 THE KENT SHOOTINGS AND THE BOSTON MASSACRE In recent years a huge amount of historical literature have emerged providing the readers with abundant information on how traditional concepts such as patriotism and American identity emerged and developed over time. A number of historical sites and events are re-examined to reveal new meanings, establish new connections and reveal what have previously been lost or remained unnoticed by historians. The Kent State University shootings that occurred on May 4, 1979, is one of such event. "KENT, Ohio, May 4. Four students at Kent State University, two of them women, were shot to death this afternoon by a volley... THE KENT SHOOTINGS AND THE BOSTON...
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John Hancock, Boston Massacre Oration, March 5, 1774
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...Massacre, what are Hancocks ulterior motives in this oration? For what does he advocate, and how does make his case? Hancock was actually agitating the crowd through his speech to revolt against Great Britain although it was not obvious. He did so by citing what a virtuous government ought to be and that as citizens, John Hancock and his fellow American must support. In the speech, he enumerated how Great Britain is not this virtuous or honorable government but rather “it is to the last degree vicious and infamous to attempt to support a government which manifestly tends to render the persons and properties of the governed insecure”. This statement is a subtle way... Teacher How does Hancock...
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The massacre of the innocents by Francois Joseph Naves during
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...massacre Of the Innocent” painted by Francois Joseph Naves during 1824. The picture has a hidden story and acts... Thesis ment Joseph has used his painting skills to expose some of the Biblical happenings that took place in the Old and New Testament. He has focused most of his paintings on the recount of Biblical events. As a result, his works describe the Judeo-Christian culture. 2. Description of the painting As I walked in to the metropolitan museum, many painting, sculptures, and quilts were hanged on the walls. On the second floor were the Asian, European, Arab collections; I was wandering around, but then I saw one painting that caught my eyes. As I was walking toward the painting, it was “The ma...
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The way that the memory of the events of the Boston Massacre have changed over time
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...Massacre In the second half of the eighteenth century, Boston was a major shipping town and also a centre where most of the resistant rallieswere held against the various taxation Acts imposed by the British Parliament. Such rallies more often turned into violent ones leading to firing and bloodshed. One such Act was the Townshend Act which imposed the law of collecting revenues from colonists who used British made objects imported to the colonies. It was “An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America....and for more effectually preventing the clandestine running of goods in the colonies and plantations”1. This Act was imposed on the order of a British...
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How do the Memorial Day Massacre and the UAW sit-down strikes compare
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...Massacre, and the Memorial Day Massacre and the UAW sit-down strikes. It assesses the changing role and effects of organized labor on the economy and the relationship between labor organizations and the government and their companies. Organized labor did not get the recognition they needed during the nineteenth century, though they gained a little influence on the government, during the early twentieth century; however, the same violence erupted between the workers... July 5, Labor Struggles in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries This paper compares labor struggles in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as the Homestead Strikes, Haymarket Affair, 1902 Coal Strike, and Ludlow...
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The Boston Massacre Trial, 1770, must use this web site: www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm
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...Massacre Trial, 1770 In September 1768, the Governor sent forth to Boston two British military troops to help restore order and respect for British law after many of Boston’s residents refused to pay the required custom duties (Linder, 2001). Physical altercations were already evident by time March of 1770 came to a start, after a fist fight had taken place between soldiers and workers at a cable-making company. By time March 5th came rolling around, tensions between soldiers and civilians were at their breaking point. All it took was an accusation and a bit of taunting on the side of the civilians for the first blow to be delivered that day from the musket of a soldier... October 11, The Boston...
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The Detailed Depiction of the Nanking Massacre and its Resounding Effects
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...Massacre and its Resounding Effects Written by journalist and historian Iris Chang, “The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II” is perhaps her most successful non-fiction piece of historical literature centered around the Nanking Massacre that occurred between 1937 and 1938. Chang portrayed this Eastern holocaust that occurred during the Sino-Japanese War, along with the brutalities inflicted by the Imperial Japanese Army to the local Chinese natives after they seized Nanjing, China’s capital at the time. Chang divides The Rape of Nanking into three foremost segments. In the very first part, Chang uses the Rashomon... ?Jerry Ciacho November 21, The Detailed Depiction of the Nanking...
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Compare and Contrast the Novels of Maru by Bessie Head and Massacre River by Rene Philoctete
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...Massacre River Q. Compare and contrast the novels of Maru by Bessie Head and Massacre River by Rene Philoctete with respect to their discussion of ethnic discrimination. How do they orchestrate their plots to make their respective points about equality and discrimination? Introduction One often marvels at the wonders of colonialism and what it has supposedly achieved for the natives of the colonies. Influenced by the writing and historical accounts of western writers, most of whom are notoriously biased and one sided, we readily jump to the conclusion that it has lifted Asia and the dark continent of Africa out of the wilderness and backwardness... of the of the Ethnic Discrimination in Maru and...
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How do the Memorial Day Massacre and the UAW sit-down strikes compare
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...Massacre, and the Memorial Day Massacre and the UAW sit-down strikes. It assesses the changing role and effects of organized labor on the economy and the relationship between labor organizations and the government and their companies. Organized labor did not get the recognition they needed during the nineteenth century, though they gained a little influence on the government, during the early twentieth century; however, the same violence erupted between the workers... July 5, Labor Struggles in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries This paper compares labor struggles in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as the Homestead Strikes, Haymarket Affair, 1902 Coal Strike, and Ludlow...
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Two Page Paper on The tragic Massacre at VA Tech to be completed in APA format
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...Massacre at VA Tech: Lessons Learned After Cho Seung-Hui gunned down 32 and himself on April 16, 2007 at the VA Tech University, the country and the world were drastically made aware of the communication issues within and between university and other governmental and law enforcement organizations and departments and the complexity of dealing with mentally unstable students. Indeed there is a multitude of lessons to be learned from this tragic incident—a lesson that had to be learned in the hardest and most painful way. Long before the shooting, professors were already aware of Cho’s eccentric behavior, which scared other students and prompted them to enroll him in one... Reflections on the Tragic...
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Deerfield Massacre Response
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... Lecturer The Drowsy Chaperone Response The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical comedy. The central theme in this comedy is loneliness. Asa music fanatic, the protagonist is featured in a lonely room in which he records his music and dances to the tunes. Later, he joins others in the theatre in which performance becomes more organized. I would like to point out that this is a very hilarious comedy as it incorporates the use of several aspects of drama. In the film, several elements of cinematography techniques are used. First, there is a careful use of the lighting technique. At different times of the play, light changes from bright to dark. These are appropriately done to produce the right cue... Lecturer...
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