Essays Tagged: "riots"


car and beat him with their night sticks. All this while other police just watched. This brought on riots and looting throughout the city.Just recently a truck loaded with illegal immigrants was being ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Death Penalty

th century in England executions attracted tens of thousands of people in some cases there would be riots. Also in England the church was allowed to burn people alive at the stake for the crime of her ...

(4 pages) 202 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Everlasting Murder- "Native Son" by Richard Wrigth

Who can forget the fires blazing over local buildings during the Los Angeles Riots? Unfortunately the whole event does not seem as if it was too far off in the past. Although to ...

(3 pages) 83 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Art- always beautiful? Critical writing.

pieces inspire and entertain masses but also have the ability to evoke somewhat negative emotions. Riots, murder-death-kills, drug abuse, either happening for real or only sang about, are frequent ph ... uch more of an influence on them than on their role models. Peace and love is the message, however, riots do occur. Tossing of alcohol bottles or other containers causes injuries more severe than one ...

(2 pages) 104 3 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Summarizes "Insanity Plea" by William J.Winslade and Judith Wilson Ross. Speaks also about different ways people have used and abused the Criminal Justice System using The Insanity Plea

o 7 years and 8 months in aPrison, with a possibility of parole after 5. After the verdict therewereRiots breaking out in the streets because of the verdict. Beforehand hewas elected a Supervisor and ...

(4 pages) 120 1 4.1 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marranos, a Lost People. Origin and believes

put to death. This was not a surprise to the Jews of Spain. Since 1931, there had been anti-Jewish riots throughout Spain. For years, the Jews had been converting to Christianity to escape religious ...

(10 pages) 63 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Skinhead Violence

rs. They get support from so called punks and football (soccer)hooligans known as 'hools' to create riots and violence. From the creation of this cult untiltoday it has supported violence, starting wi ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Civil Rights

ovement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many blacks were infuriated at this death so there were serious riots in almost 100 cities. President Johnson then appointed a committee called The Kerner Commissio ...

(6 pages) 185 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Sex, Violence, and Popular Culture: Sure! Blame It On TV!

s today's entertainment industry. It is the cause of all the violence in the world. Rapes, murders, riots, drug abuse, and practically anything else that one can think of, are the results of televisio ...

(6 pages) 187 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The 1960's

er, much was negative: student and anti-war protest movements, political assassinations, and ghetto riots excited American people and resulted in lack of respect for authority and the law. The decade ...

(8 pages) 231 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Causes of the 1917 russian revolution

ent races and social classes and it was a very large empire, almost twice the size of China! If any riots were taking place a long way from St Petersburg, (the capital), it would be very difficult for ... thousands more joined the rioting.The Tsar ordered all this to be stopped by force, as had the many riots before, why should this one be any different. Rodzianko, leader of the Duma sent a telegram to ...

(10 pages) 167 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

1971 Attica Prison Riots

n the day of September 9,1971 there was an incident that changed the U.S. It was the Attica Prision Riots. Prisioners seized control of the Correctional Facility taking several hostages. There were ne ... ke better living conditions including showers, education and vocational training.The attica prision riots was an important event in criminology for many reasons. One reason is this event united 1,000 ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Moblizing America Describes how the united stated mobleized its military, economy, and propoganda durring WWI

of the Civil War, purchased substitutes were not allowed because they had caused too many problems (riots to say the least). Nine million men signed up for the draft as soon as it became active, and o ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Development of Popular Music from the 1960's to Present Day.

o the Vietnam war and Cuban missile crisis, created civil unrest resulting in protests, marches and riots, which was reflected in the music of the period. Views on other events around the world such a ... which was reflected in the music of the period. Views on other events around the world such as the riots in Paris, the Cold War and the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia where expressed through the ...

(4 pages) 194 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Kerner Commission.

son formed an 11-member National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders in July 1967 to explain the riots that plagued cities each summer since 1964 and to provide recommendations for the future. The ... the creation of jobs, job training programs, and decent housing. Johnson apparently believed these riots were planned by outside agitators and he hoped that the commission would confirm that. Instead ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of the Blacks Between the 1900-1940.

nnocent blacks. The segregation that was happening was not just by habit, but it was an actual law. Riots and Lynching were very common and happened all the time. Many of the cops were usually racists ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The long-term and short-term causes of anti-Chinese riots on the gold fields in Australia in 1850's and 1860's?

What were the long-term and short-term causes of anti-Chinese riots on the gold fields in Australia in 1850's and 1860's? What do these incidents reveal about the ... nd on the gold fields had become afraid of the Chinese." What followed was a number of anti-Chinese riots, aimed at eradicating these migrants from the gold fields. There were various long-term and sh ... jobs and the European feeling of "racial superiority." The colonial government's reaction to these riots reveals much about the nature of population at the time, as well as the composition of the gov ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". It also examines defiance found in the film "Cool Hand Luke" and the "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

Without Hope, All is LostPiercings and tattoos, riots and broken bottles, vandalism and crime; these are all aspects that come to mind when a person ... Holden crazy.When combined with hope, defiance can ultimately change the world. Defiance can cause riots and violence; defiance can cause murder and hatred. Defiance can causes insanity. Nonetheless, ...

(8 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Lord Scarman on Crime in Britain.

SCARMAN ON RACE AND CRIME IN BRITAINQ1.What are the key features of Lord Scarman's analysis of the riots?Lord Scarman produced a report in 1981 based on the riots in Brixton and other areas and the u ... explanations, two being Innovation and Rebellion' both can be used to better explain why crime and riots occur. Innovation being an adoption of illegitimate means in order to obtain money gain and Re ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Fires in the Mirror".

rant or even your own home, but the play itself is unfamiliar seeing as how I never heard about the riots when I was younger and I had never heard of the play or the playwright till taking this class. ... rooklyn. The film depicts the lives of many characters that were interviewed and were a part of the riots in Crown Heights. Some were activist, and some were just caught in the crossfire. Some of the ...

(6 pages) 39 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis