Essays Tagged: "Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold"

The Columbine Shooting and what it mean for us and how to del with the shooting that America is dealing with,

On April 20th, 1999 two teenagers, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into their school in Columbine Colorado and began a one-hour lo ... g it easier for him/her to commit such acts in real-life. A young boy brought his dad's gun to an American school one day and used it to shoot a boy who had been bullying him. In the video games the b ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

School Violence

was a "straight A" student. Yet another had a lot of friends, and was active in school activities. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the two students who opened fire at Columbine High School were the ki ... These occurrences are happening in varying social and economic communities.In the past few years, Americans had been approached with the question of whether the schools in their communities are safe f ...

(11 pages) 273 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The effects of Gun Violence in the US

Gun Violence in the USIt was the massacre at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 that sparked America's attention to gun violence. People finally started realizing that guns were a problem and nea ... Columbine there was an expert on every channel blaming someone or something new for the actions of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Was it the music, the movies, the video games? Could it have been the ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This essay tells the story of the Columbine high school massacre in littleton colorado.15 dead...many injured...april 20th 99

The shooting was at Columbine High School and is known as the most significant school shooting in America. At Columbine there were 15 people killed and many more injured. The shooters of this event we ... hooting)The bombardment was being planned for about a year before it actually occurred. At 11:10 am Eric Harris comes to school by himself and arrives in the south parking lot and parks his gray 1986 ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Discrimiation leads to pain (columbine high)

Columbine was the atmosphere of bullying and discrimination which went on there. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris targeted Christians, as well as Jews, athletes and blacks, during their shooting rampage ... tly because of her belief. The deplorable acts upon all these innocent students show that Dylan and Eric had anger built up in them for a substantial amount of time.At the time of her death she was on ...

(4 pages) 52 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

School Violence

erywhere. Every time anything serious happens it is always compared to Columbine. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris had a plan. Obsessed with violent video games and paramilitary techniques, they spent a ... of violent behavior because of biases in reporting. Overall, then, violence remains a problem in American schools. During one school year, about half of public middle and high schools reported at lea ...

(16 pages) 387 3 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Columbine Shooting

gists have a pretty good idea of their reason or reasons.The two students of Columbine High School, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, had been planning the school shooting for a long time. They kept jour ... encil in a journal. In the journal they kept records of the guns and bombs they received illegally. Eric had a pump-action shotgun and a semi-automatic rifle. Dylan had a semi-automatic handgun and a ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Teens and Violence Reaction Paper

County, Colorado, near Denver and Littleton, Colorado, in the United States. Two teenage students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, carried out a shooting rampage, killing twelve fellow students and a ... the real world. The news and television shows only show the bad things that happen, so in return Americans live with the fear that what they see on TV will most likely happen to them."Bowling for Col ...

(5 pages) 65 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Influence Of Rock Videos In Teenagers

In 1999, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris opened fire to several students and teachers at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo ...

(1 pages) 251 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Violence In Television, Music, And Video Games

even law enforcement, it doesn't make children less likely to mimic it. A representative for the American Academy of Pediatrics stated, "[T]here is a cause-and-effect relationship between media viole ... This is easily proven after the tragedy at Columbine High School. The two gunmen, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, spent a large portion of their time playing violent computer games such as "Doom" and " ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Columbine whose fault is it

On April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris turned the hallways of Columbine High School into a killing field. Starting in the schoo ... outcasts, who were often teased and harassed by the "jocks" (the social elite of the high school). Eric Harris had a web page that detailed how to make pipe bombs and told of how he wanted to place b ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hate in Our Society

it affects our society and how hate derives within hate. In Cullen's article, he states that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were "equal-opportunity haters, railing against minorities and whites, ... n."(1) He states that there is no way to define hate or how it originated. Hate will always be in America, "a free country will always mean a hateful country," and we will have to learn to live with i ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An increasing problem on high

hysteria surrounding both events, hence the name, "The Crucible." On April 20th 1999, two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, opened fire in a suburban Denver high school, killing 13 people, incl ... occurred at Littleton." They also looked towards the internet to find reasoning behind the tragedy. Eric Harris had his own Web Page, and there was an investigaton that looked into whether the boys fo ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Kevin Simpson's article " Columbine Effect: Fear over Reality portrays

oversy should be how these students are able to bring such lethal weapons even after the tragedy of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Simpson qoutes Paul harris, executive director of the Virginia-based ... nia-based American Association of School Administration, "For years the conventional metaphor for american schools was the assembly-line education- the factory, Houston says. Now it is the prison-with ...

(2 pages) 1042 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

School Uniforms-Pro

, fifteen people were killed at Columbine High School because they had rejected two of their peers. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were two teenagers who dealt day in and day out with the harsh reality ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Effect of Violent Video Games on Behavior

metimes in other countries around the world. This social interaction may very well be influencing America?s youth into considering certain kinds of unacceptable behavior as the norm.In the most infamo ... ous of a number of crimes committed by individuals who were said to be fans of violent video games, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and wounded 23 others before killing themselves at Co ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Logically Manson

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution allows all American citizens the right to choose, practice, and share their own religion, express themselves thro ... themselves through speech and media, and to peacefully assemble. Although these are rights of all American citizens, individuals and groups of American citizens often become offended by the acts of ot ... rsial entertainers of the 1990s? (Gray 147). Since his debut with his first album ?Portrait of an American Family,? thousands of people, from forty-seven states and seventeen countries, have protested ...

(7 pages) 995 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Crime, Kids and Parents

school in Colorado, Columbine High, was subject to an extremely violent crime committed by a minor. Eric Harris and Dylon Klebold went on a shooting spree that resulted in the death of twelve students ... es and the amount of violent movies and video games with which children are exposed to in today's American society (Wikipedia).What then is the responsibility a parent should have if their child becom ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Dangers of Columbine

her normal day. However, they were in for a big surprise. Two disturbed teenagers eighteen year old Eric Harris and seventeen year old Dylan Clebold had plans for this day and they were not good ones. ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gun Control Is Out Of Control

Gun Control is Out of ControlAt 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold arrived separately at Columbine High School. Each was armed with handg ... so many weapons? Despite the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Second Amendment, millions of Americans own guns. Guns have been a major part of American life since the colonial period. During the ... ettlement of the West, guns gave settlers an advantage during the many wars with different Native American tribes. Guns were a major part of occupational equipment; cowboys needed firearms to hunt, co ...

(11 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control