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Tear Gas Warning Signs
1,094 wordsBetween the years 1934 and 1963 one of the most infamous prisons in history was operated. Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary earned a reputation for being one of the most feared prisons in the world. Its maximum security escape-proof environment was built to house the most villainous criminals of its time. For 29 years, under four wardens, Alcatraz Penitentiary succeeded as being a place of isolation and reformation for a total of 1, 567 inmates. During the 1930 s a crime wave crashed through ...
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Golden Gate Twenty Nine
1,516 wordsAlthough Alcatraz sits in the middle of San Francisco Bay, only a little over a mile from the city, the island seemed as distant as if it were a thousand miles out to sea. The island seems uninviting and because of its un appeal, it played an important role in the history of California. The island had a number of uses. Alcatraz was the site of a powerful fortress, a military prison and a federal prison. The island is surrounded by treacherous cross currents and five-knot tides with a deadly unde...
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Tear Gas Prentice Hall
1,871 wordsOn April 30 th, President Nixon announced on national television that a massive American-South Vietnamese troop offensive into Cambodia was in progress. "We take these actions, " Nixon said, "not for the purpose of expanding the war into Cambodia, but for the purpose of ending the war in Vietnam, and winning the just peace we all desire. " These were familiar words to a war-weary public. Some felt that this decision was essential for attaining a "just peace" and sustaining America's credibility ...
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Solitary Confinement Tear Gas
2,619 wordsWhen I was sent to the Missouri State Penitentiary at Jefferson City, in February 1960, there were 2, 500 men inside "the walls. " The white convicts slept three to a cell (except for several hundred in the one-man cells). The blacks slept as many as eight to a cell. Stabbings and killings, robberies and rapes were common. Dope was easier to get in prison than it was on the streets. There were men in prison who were said to make more money each year from dope and gambling than the warden was pai...
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Afl Cio Tear Gas
2,649 words... lament seeks to embarrass Mayor Schell and Chief Stamper and appoint a new chief more favorable to the criminal business establishment. The initial approach by the opponents of police accountability was the circulation of mutinous talk regarding the "softness" of the official strategy for dealing with the demonstrators. In October at a crowd control training session, Assistant Chief Ed Joiner had answered questions about protester violence by saying that there was nothing to worry about and ...
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Law Enforcement Agencies Afl Cio
2,652 words... police. Behind them, the labor parade moved away from downtown and back towards the Seattle Center, unmolested by police. Though Guard didn't know it, the unsuccessful police push was timed to herd people into the parade. However, as had been the case all day, the size of the crowds blocked movement and the police ceased advancing when the now-expanded and enlarged crowd could not fall back any further. As shown by Guard's relatively easy progress to within a block of the Convention Center, ...
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Tear Gas National Guard
1,332 wordsThe Vietnam War marked an era of heartbreak and tragedies. On of the most significant of these is the crisis at Kent State University in Ohio. This was a direct result to President Richard Nixon's decision to send troops into Cambodia without interacting with congress. Protests were held before the crisis at hand and rallies followed. The Mayor of the city of Kent, Leroy Stratom, called in the National Guard, who, on May 4 th, killed four students. The question that remains unanswered is why the...
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First World War Chemical Weapon
1,028 wordsThrough out time, war has been a large event upon the human life. Way back in tine man use to fight with swords over land and other titles. But, today we use explosives, such like conventional weapons. This was started when we developed technology along with war. With the combination of sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter we developed gunpowder. Soon after the invention of conventional weapons, man has developed biological weapons; then chemical weapons; and lastest being the newest nuclear weapons....
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Boston Red Sox Mob Mentality
2,322 words... women also commit these acts against men, as well as men committing these events against the other men in their lives and women against the other women in their lives. Domestic violence is not always about a struggle for power, however it is the most common answer to the question why. What is being done to stop these events from happening again? All over the country people are becoming more aware of the severity of these events and are being educated to see the signs of these events happenin...
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Branch Davidians Janet Reno
1,731 wordsWaco- Case Analysis "While every person is guaranteed freedom of conscience and freedom of belief, the freedom to act is not guaranteed. When belief is translated into action a person may be required to conform to regulations. argued the constitutional lawyer Alan Gold hammer in a trial with the Supreme Court (Andres 1 - 15). With the recent spread of eastern religions to the United States and the fabrication of unorthodox churches, there has been great opposition to these forces. The general te...
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First Amendment Rights Mr And Mrs
999 wordsLance Ito Essay # 1 February 12, 1997 In the reviewing the case of Planck v. Indiana, many complicated issues arise. Included in those, individual rights conflicting with the public good are among the most difficult. According to Mr and Mrs. Planck's attorney, John Price, the Planck's religious beliefs prohibit them from accepting professional medicine practice, as they practice alternative medicine and home school their children. After a complaint from an older Planck daughter, who did not embr...
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Chemical Warfare Chemical Weapons
1,244 wordsHow many people were killed or injured in WWI due to chemical weapons? According to the Chemical Weapons Convention web page 1, 400, 000 people were affected by chemical weapons. The most serious casualties were in Russia with 475, 000 injuries and 56, 000 killed. The problems of chemical warfare are upon us yet again. Saddam Hussein is currently trying to avoid weapon inspections by the United Nations. After it has been discovered that he used weapons during Desert Storm, can we risk confrontat...
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