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  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre happened in March 5, 1770 during the evening. In the Boston Massacre, British soldiers killed five inhabitants and wounded six inhabitants. Captain Thomas Preston was responsible for the British soldiers which killed five inhabitants. Whether Captain Thomas Preston gave the order “fire” or not is a controversial issue. Although there are lots of witnesses who argued they were sure that he gave the order, there were also lots of witnesses who argued they were sure that he was not

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  • Massacre of Fort Pillow

    The Massacre at Fort Pillow: Holding Nathan Bedford Forrest Accountable Ned Bishop United States History II Professor Citro March 22, XXXX Title of paper. Writer’s name. Title of course, instructor’s name, and date. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2004). 67 Bishop 2 Although Northern newspapers of the time no doubt exaggerated some of the Confederate atrocities at Fort Pillow, most modern sources agree that a massacre of Union troops took place there on April

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  • Summary of "Comments on Moro Massacre" by Mark Twain

    Ibe Joshua History 1302 24th Oct 2012 Summery of Comments of Moro Massacre by Mark twain. On March 12th nineteen hundred and six (1906) Mark Twain, celebrated american writer made a work called comments of the Moro massacre. This work concerned the engagement of five hundred and forty (540) U.S Army men with auxiliaries and the Moro of the Philippines which where six hundred in number. The man leading the U.S armed force Major General Leonard Wood and the U.S soldiers were armed with the latest

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  • Maruti Massacre

    July 21, 2012, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has announced an indefinite lockout at their plant at Manesar, Haryana, after a general manager was killed and several others were injured in a violent confrontation between workers and management on July 18, 2012. The company ruled out importing cars to meet domestic demand and reiterated its commitment to its Manesar facility in the backdrop of persistent rumours that Maruti would shut down the facility once their plant in Gujarat was complete. In a statement

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  • Rosewood Massacre

    The Rosewood massacre was a violent, racially motivated conflict that took place during the first week of January 1923 in rural Levy County, Florida, United States. At least six blacks and two whites were killed, and the town of Rosewood was abandoned and destroyed in what contemporary news reports characterized as a race riot. Racial disturbances were common during the early 20th century in the United States, reflecting the nation's rapid social changes. Florida had an especially high number of

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  • Amritsar Massacre

    What do sources tell us about the Amritsar Massacre and how does this compare to how the film portrays it? Amritsar Massacre or “Jallianwala Bagh massacre’’, as it took place in on the 13th of April 1919 in Jallianwala Bagh garden in Amritsar, a city located in the north of India. General Reginald Edward Dyer had announced before 13 April that ‘’ any processions or gatherings of four men will be looked upon and treated as an unlawful assembly and dispersed by force of arms if necessary’’ (Cavendish

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  • Research Paper

    21st March, 2011 Downfall of Monarchy in Nepal Once declared “The most peaceful country in the world”- Nepal, is now facing the extreme political crisis ever in its history. It dates back to the Maoist’s insurgency from 1996 to the Royal Massacre and ultimate downfall of monarchy from the country. Maoist, in the name of maintaining equality among the poor and the rich, started a digression of no reason, which resulted in the war among the Royal Nepal Army and the Maoist Army. Then after,

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  • The Boston Massacre in the Eyes of the 29th Regiment

    Michael Ferrick 12/13/12 Prof. Steffek Hist 1301 The Boston Massacre in the eyes of the soldiers of the 29th Regiment What really happened during the Boston Massacre is still a mystery, as many people had a different view about what they saw. The Boston Massacre took place in Boston Massachusetts, on March 5th, 1770, by the French and Indian War. More specifically it happened on the corner of Devonshire St. and State St., in front of Boston’s customs house between the soldiers of the 29th

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  • The June Forth Massacre

    government declared the martial law and cleared the Tiananmen Square by killing protestors. The Tiananmen Square Protest was ended after the June Forth Massacre. Hong Kong plays an important role on the movement as she supported the activists on Tiananmen and still keep fighting for democratic development in China and vindication of June Fourth massacre. During the period from April to May on 1989, there were lots of activities organized in Hong Kong in order to support the democratic movement in Tiananmen

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  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was an event, which led to the death of five colonists after British soldiers when ordered to fire upon them on March 5th, 1770. Much controversy surrounds the incident, as there seems to be a few different stories of what truly happened. Regardless, many people believe the Boston Massacre was the spark that ignited the Revolutionary War. My efforts will be focused on figuring our what really happened, and what events caused the British officers to shoot into the crowd of colonists

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  • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

    unthinkable eventuality."[66] Victims of genocide cannot expect other nations to come promptly to the rescue. A panel of fifty-two international experts concluded that the international community failed to respond to what was clearly a genocidal massacre in Rwanda that claimed at least 500,000 lives.[67] In Bosnia, an inept United Nations force was unable to prevent "among the worst atrocities committed on European soil since World War II."[68] Given the helpless position of these peoples, weapon

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  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    The Texas Chainsaw 3D (aka The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D) is a 2013 American slasher film directed by John Luessenhop and written by Debra Sullivan and Adam Marcus. It is the seventh film in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, and was presented in 3-D. The film stars Alexandra Daddario, Dan Yeager, Tremaine Neverson, Tania Raymonde, Thom Barry, Paul Rae, and Bill Moseley. Texas Chainsaw 3D follows a young girl named Heather, who is travelling to Texas with her friends to collect an inheritance

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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez & Magical Realism

    gigantic whirlwind that little by little was being reduced to its epicenter as the edges were systematically being cut off around like an onion being peeled by the insatiable and methodical shears of the machine guns.” (Marquez, 306) Unfortunately, the massacre of workers did happen in the reality at the year of 1928. Referring to record provided by Wikipedia, it is recorded that the workers who worked for the United Fruit Company went on a strike and were shot down because they were not willing to settle

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  • Reconstruction and Race Relations

    advantage of commodities such as lumber from the lush southern forests. In 1868 black voters were believed to have been a great support for the Republican candidates for President and Vice President, Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax. Ultimately Grant and Colfax won the election for the Republicans. The Ku Klux Klan was creating havoc amongst the southern voters to try and sway their votes away from the Republican ticket. Sixteen blacks ultimately served Congress during the Reconstruction

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  • The Truth of Tsuyama Massacre Sample Edition

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  • Film Analysis

    this is going on. There is background music, which adds to the dramatic sense of the decision. Finally, the votes are tallied and the final decision is almost announced when the speaker insists to give his vote. It is questioned at first but then Mr. Colfax insists, “This isn’t usual… this is history.” He votes in favor of the amendment and with that, it is final. There is much excitement in The House as the men start to chant about “freedom”. After they are shown celebrating their achievement of peace

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  • Tlatelolco Massacre

    History 151 28 March 2013 HIST 151: Final Essay Tlatelolco Massacre The Tlatelolco massacre was one of Mexico’s worst bloody events. It took place in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas (“Scare of the Three Cultures”) during the afternoon and night of October 2, 1968. Ten days before the Olympic Games, a group of 10,000 students decided to protest against the government’s oppression. Unfortunately the government sent the army to control the event and opened fire on the group of students

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  • Amritsar Massacre Evaluation

    ‘authority’ invested in council members through the 1919 Act, which only increased the divide in Anglo-Indian relations. As a result of the implications of WW1, it would be such deep opposition to the Rowlatt Act that led to the infamous Amritsar massacre in 1919 that galvanised the freedom movement. Whereas in 1914 Gandhi actively promoted cooperation with the British through conscription, the barbaric nature of the British in Amritsar dramatically altered his approach and he proceeded to fight for

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  • Nanking Massacre

    It has been more than seventy years since the Nanking atrocity of 1937-38. This event is better known as the “Rape of Nanking” or “Nanking Massacre” (Wakabayashi). Even today, there is no healthy dialogue between the countries of China and Japan in regards to the atrocity that occurred there so long ago. The last time that there were any concessions made in regards to the atrocities in China were during and after World War II. Much of the historiography has been limited due the amount of silence

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  • Campus Violence

    Running head: CAMPUS VIOLENCE 1 Campus Violence has escalated since the Massacre at UT Berketa L. Livingston Liberty University Online ENGL-104

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  • Massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Since the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, many are wondering whether this tragedy might finally provoke action on guns. The answer is, it could. The reason may surprise guncontrol activists. A postNewtown examination of our gun laws would be the country's first such effort since the Supreme Court's 2008 decision in D.C. v. Heller, which struck down the District's handgun ban and affirmed an individual's constitutional right to bear arms. The case, decided by the court's

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  • Prevention of a School Massacre

    Betty Waltermire Crime and Criminology JUS-110 December 4, 2013 Prevention of a School Massacre One thing we have learned from numerous school shootings is; anyone can and will continue to enter educational facilities, begin shooting at random, killing whomever is in their way. On the surface it would be presumed the shooter would be trying to prove something or convey a message. Every shooter was different in

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  • The Troubled Past

    will focus on the racial discrimination and segregation the African American population suffered from, and fought to abolish throughout our history to the present day. I will cover events dating back to 1865, such as the “Black Codes”, and the “Colfax Massacre”, leading into events such as the Chicago Race Riots, to more current events that dated around the mid to late 1900’s such as the “Harlem Renaissance”, “The Freedom Flyers”, otherwise known as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 1940’s, and the “Civil

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  • African American’s Battle for Equality and Right’s

    groups intentionally were trying to instill fear with acts of great violence towards blacks. “On April 13, 1873, violence erupted in Colfax, Louisiana. The White League, a paramilitary group intent on securing white rule in Louisiana, clashed with Louisiana's almost all-black state militia.”( http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/grant-colfax/) Around one hundred black men were killed during this uncalled battle and three members of the White League. Of the one hundred black

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  • Lincoln Film and White Priviledge

    believe is another good example of white privilege is at the very end of the movie. During this, we see what looks like a courtroom full of white men. Above them in the balcony are black men and women including Mary Lincoln. A man by the name, Schuyler Colfax, states, “The clerk will now call the roll for voting.” Every man in this scene who is allowed to vote is Caucasian. The African Americans are only allowed to watch. I picked this scene as an example of white privilege because all the men in this

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  • The Katyn Forest Massacre

    KATYN FOREST MASSACRE Caroline Miller Luzerne County Community College HIS 102: Western Civilization II Word Count: 1,024 Katyn Forest Massacre On April 13, 1943, as families were sitting home listening to their radios to hear more news about the war that was occurring around them, a tragic announcement was made. A grave had been discovered in Katyn Forest in a small wooded area near Gneizdovo village, a short distance from Smolensk, Russia. The grave contained thousands of Polish corpses

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  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre: Genocide? The World English Dictionary defines the term “genocide” as “the policy of deliberately killing a nationality or ethnic group.” Though the term “genocide” was not coined until 1944, acts of genocide have been committed throughout history. While some historians believe the killing and acts of violence toward Native Americans is considered genocide, others argue that genocide is an act of intent and does not describe the colonization experience. It is debated, then,

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  • Massacre of Tlatelolco

    Plaza de las Tres Culturas I will be providing background as to what led to the protest, the ideologies, the strategies and forms of organization in the movement as well as a summary of what happened that day known as the Tlatelolco Massacre. The Tlatelolco Massacre took place on October 2, 1968 in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Mexico City. A student movement arose here as a reaction to violent repression and dissatisfaction with the regime of the PRI. A peaceful demonstration organized by the

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  • African American History John Brown's Raid

    False Question 19 Match the following primary sources with a statement that describes their content. 12 points Words of Advice to the United States League of Gileadites (b) Letter of Brown to his wife (c) Accounts of the Pottawatomie Massacre (a) answers: A speech made by Brown to free men and women of color B. Describes the conflict among pro-slavery and Free Staters around Lawrence C. Contains descriptions of the death of pro-slavery men by their widows Question 20 1. According

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  • Tianemen Square

    reasons could be one of the factors that helped cause the conflict are these. First, the student protesting is of cultural importance because they were marching to gain democracy and freedom. They wanted to be seen as citizens. As told to author of Massacre in Beijing during an interview with a reporter a student made the comment “we are not your children…” they no longer wanted to be under a communist rule. Another thing that is culturally important is that they wanted freedom of speech as well as

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  • Social Change

    temperature in the Summer is about 81.6 degrees. Oregon is famous for it’s Hazelnut products. People in Oregon use Hazelnuts in many snacks. The Governor Oregon’s Governor is John Albert Kitzhaber. John Kitzhaber was born on March 5th, 1947 in Colfax, Washington. John is a medical educator and Oregon’s governor. Historic Events In 1859, Oregon became a state. Oregon was the 33rd state to be found. Oregon was admitted to the union in 1859. Oregon was found on February 14th, 1859. People

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  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre | The Rebellion of the American People | By Sarah Burgess, James Kresa, Ryan Flynn, and Nick Zappier | | HIS 101 Prof Sundell HIS 101 Prof Sundell There are many things that are considered for leading to the American Revolution and one idea is that of oppression. Oppression is defined as “unjust or cruel exercise of authority or power” and “something that oppresses especially in being an unjust or excessive exercise of power.” (Merriam-Webster, 2014) Many colonists were

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  • Homeschooling

    reality is that parents are losing faith in the public school system and are concerned with their child’s educational welfare. Parents are also dissatisfied with the philosophy, the content, and/or the quality of most American schools. David and Micki Colfax (1998) describe homeschooling as “an individual response to what increasing numbers of parents see as an educational system that fails to serve the needs of their children” (p. 37). Most parents are choosing homeschooling for academic, social, familial

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  • The Effects of Boston Masacre

    “What was the Cause and effect of the Boston Massacre?” History IB HL Year 1 Internal Assessment Word Count: 1625 Table of Contents Cover sheet……………………………………………………………………………………………...Pg1 Table of contents……………………………………………………………………………………..Pg2 Plan of investigation………………………………………………………………………………..Pg3 Summary of Evidence.……………………………………………………………………………..Pg3-5 Evaluation of Sources……………………………………………………………………………...Pg5-6 Analysis…………………………………………………………………………………………………..Pg6- 8 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………………Pg8

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  • Clash of Cultures: the Deerfield Massacre

    Clash of Cultures: The Deerfield Massacre Queen Anne’s War, was a second in a series of wars fought between Great Britain and France in North America for control of the continent. Twelve years of fighting between the Spanish in Florida, the French in the North American interior, the English on the coast, and different Native American tribes, that aligned themselves with one group or another, finally came to an end with an English victory. This success gave the English a base on the Hudson Bay

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  • Chicago

    offending any factions of their party The grant administration Scandal ridden seen as on of the most corrupt in history Uses Spoil System 1872 credit mobilier: stock given to key members of congress to avoid a bribery investigation vice president Colfax and future president James Garfield implicated 1876- the whiskey ring exercise tax money embezzled by members of grants administration including secretary 1869-1877 wide spread theft/ embezzlement Corruption in the cites the rise of “ political

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  • Unearthing the Victims of the Maguindanao Massacre

    THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE VICTIMS REVEALED. “By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return.” - Genesis 3:19 November 24, 2009, in one of the mountainous region in the province of maguindanao, an investigating and excavation team was formed and for the first time, tried to break up earth to uncover one of the most revolting slaughters of human life. The weather was undoubtedly fair

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  • Target Market Denver

    Pizza Hut was my first job as a teenager. I worked there as a cook/inside person for about 3 years. The location of that restaurant was 880 e Colfax. That place shut down and I then moved over to a location in East Denver. The address of that location was 4585 e Colfax Ave. I worked at Fat Sully’s for a while as well. The one I worked at was located on 3237 e Colfax. My experience at Fat Sully’s has led me to believe that it would be worthwhile to open a New York style pizzeria that focuses more on delivery

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  • My Lai Massacre

    Tristen Epling Cristina Trapani-Scott ENG 101 24 November 2014 My Lai Massacre The My Lai Massacre happened on March 16, 1968 in the village of My Lai, South Vietnam. The Vietnam war was fought between North and South Vietnam and it was about stopping the spread of Communism, which was greatly feared around the world. Especially in America. Anti-Communist countries like France and America backed South Vietnam the best they could, while countries like China and Russia supported North Vietnam

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  • Boston Mmassacre

    The Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre played a big role during the 1770’s by serving as an anti-British propaganda to enrage citizens and have the responsibility to eventually rise up and start the Revolutionary War. Citizens knew that they had the right to be free, but were growing angry because the British Parliament were raising taxes and placing taxes on them for more things. Without the Boston Massacre tensions leading up to war, and our freedom may not have happened at all. Since 1765

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  • The Civil War

    Fetter-Vorm and Ari Kelman, portrays events of the Pre-Civil War, Civil War, and the Reconstruction time period. In chapter 14, the information provided is based on events during the Reconstruction era, such as the newly added amendments and the Colfax Courthouse massacre. The depiction of the illustrations within the graphic novel helps build a solid foundation for the historical content and helps the reader grasp what is being conveyed within them. The Civil War was fought during 1861 to 1865 between

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  • Short-Terms

    B 3,000 $30 $60,000 $45 C 5,000 $40 $80,000 $60 Which products should be sold without further processing? a. B only. b. A and B. c. B and C. d. A, B, and C. c 45. Colfax Company expects to incur the following costs at the planned production level of 10,000 units: Direct materials $100,000 Direct labor 120,000 Variable overhead 60,000 Fixed overhead 30,000 The

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  • Machiavellianism

    immediately following the publication of The Prince, Machiavellianism was seen as a foreign plague infecting northern European politics, originating in Italy, and having first infected France. It was in this context that the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572 in Paris came to be seen as a product of Machiavellianism, a view greatly influenced by the Huguenot Innocent Gentillet, who published his Discours contre Machievel in 1576, which was printed in ten editions in three languages over the next

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  • Jonestown Massacre

    On November 18, 1978, in what is known as the “Jonestown Massacre,” more than 900 members of an American cult died in a mass suicide-murder under their leader Jim Jones. The mass suicide-murder took place at the Jonestown settlement in the South American nation of Guyana. James founded what turned into the Peoples Temple. Jones moved to Guyanese jungle where he made the Peoples Temple into what was supposed to be a real life paradise. Who would've thought that a gift from Heaven would later on turn

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  • Red River Analysis

    our textbooks that white and black men were equal when they clearly were not? In Lalita Tademy’s novel, Red River, she tells the story of the struggle the Tademy and the Smith family had to go through for many generations. The year was 1873 in Colfax, Louisiana; it was the time after the Civil War had ended between the Union and the Confederate states in the United States, and the beginning of the Reconstruction Era. The book began by introducing a former slave turned farmer, Israel Smith, an

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  • Modernistic Views of the Nanjing Atrocity

    for Society for the Dissemination of Historical Fact, has given a speech of the Nanjing Massacre history that it should be reexamined and proved there is no evidence that Japanese Imperial army killed 300,000 Nanjing people. Not only Moteki is trying to broaden the historical facts, but also many Japanese historical researchers delve into the matter. Even though Nazi Germany, where there were dreadful massacres during World War II and Millions of people were approached unwilling dead by hunger, heavy

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  • Colfax Massacre

    “On this site occurred the Colfax Riot in which three white men and 150 negroes were slain. This event on April 13, 1873 marked the end of carpetbag misrule in the South.”[1] This is what is on the official historical marker located in Colfax, Louisiana, the stage that once played out the bloody Colfax massacre. This day occurred during the Reconstruction period and is one example of the increased violence against blacks after the Civil War and after slavery had been abolished. The 1872 election

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  • History

    implored Republican congressmen, “not only of the millions now in bondage, but of unborn millions to come—a measure of such importance that those two votes must be procured.” When it finally passed on January 1, 1865, and Speaker of the House Schuyler Colfax announced the results, a moment of silence was followed by an uncontrollable eruption of joy and triumph. As President James Buchanan before him had signed a proposed amendment to protect slavery, Lincoln took the extra measure on February 1, 1865

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  • Ulysses Grant

    because former slaves are impudent, but because they assert their independence. And when they do that, it arouses some deep rage on the part of the white men. Narrator: Grant was shocked by the bloodshed in Memphis. Privately, he called the clash a "massacre," the victims "all helpless and unresisting Negroes." A fe w months later in New Orleans, white police emptied their pistols into a mostly-black cro wd. Thirty-four blacks died that night -- and three whites. "They were willing to do anything a year

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  • Movie Analysis Rosewood

    historic events that transpired in the 1923 Rosewood massacre. The film includes fictional characters and some alterations to the historical accounts. Actor Ving Rhames plays the role of a man who travels to the city and becomes a witness of the horrific events. His character is essential for the film, because he makes the film a movie rather than a documentary. Two more characters included in the story provide different perspectives of the Rosewood massacre. Don Cheadle plays that role of Sylvester

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