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Kent State Massacre

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  • 1. Kent State Massacre Emily Bence
  • 2. JOHN PAUL FILO This photo won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize. It shows a 14 year old runaway screaming over the body of a 20 year old victim. The girl is Mary Ann Vecchio and the victim is Jeffery Miller.
  • 3. About the Kent State Massacre  Troops were on the campus trying to disperse the crowd.  When the shooting began it lasted 13 seconds.  4 were killed and 9 were injured  2 of the students killed weren’t even part of the protest, they were just walking to class  A poll was taken after the shooting and showed that 58% blamed the students.
  • 4. Report  A report was issued that said that said that the shooting was not justified.  Even if there was danger they didn’t have to use lethal weapons.  I agree with this and the students had rights.  Even if they had lost rights already.
  • 5. Human Rights RIGHT Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Or You have the right to live, and to live in freedom and safety. RELATION  People in the school were not safe. Who caused this danger?  Students were unarmed.
  • 6. RIGHT RELATION Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion  The Kent State students just and expression: this right includes freedom to wanted to end the war. hold opinions without interference and to  Cambodia; Vietnam War. seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. Or You have the right to think what you want, to say what you like, and nobody should forbid you from doing so. You should be able to share your ideas also—with people from any other country.
  • 7. RIGHT Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. Or RELATION  The students had the right to be part of a peaceful meeting.  The meeting wasn’t You have the right to organize peaceful peaceful. meetings or to take part in meetings in a peaceful way. It is wrong to force someone to  They threw rocks and belong to a group. shouted “Pigs off Campus!”
  • 8. RIGHT Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit. Or You have the right to go to school and everyone should go to school. Primary schooling should be free. You should be able to learn a profession or continue your studies as far as wish. RELATION  2 people shot were just walking to class.
  • 9. RIGHT In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society. Or You have duties towards the community within which your personality can only fully develop. The law should guarantee human rights. It should allow everyone to respect others and to be respected. RELATION  Respect.
  • 10. RIGHT RELATION Nothing in this Declaration may be  Rights were taken away. interpreted as implying for any State, group  No one was safe. or person any right to engage in any activity  They were not peaceful. or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein. Or In all parts of the world, no society, nor human being, should take it upon her or himself to act in such a way as to destroy the rights which you have just been reading about.

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