Wisp Assignment2[USA]

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Malcom Tay
Hoon Zhen Ye
Seah Meng Wee
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Wisp Assignment2[USA]

  1. 1. L.A Riots 1992<br /> Members:<br />Meng Wee<br />Zhen Ye <br />JiaWen<br />Malcom<br />
  2. 2. Content Page<br />ContentPart<br /><ul><li> L.A Riots 1
  3. 3. Causes 2
  4. 4. Comparison with Singapore 3
  5. 5. Prevention 4
  6. 6. Our Future 5</li></li></ul><li>L.A Riots 1992<br />
  7. 7. Rodney King’s Incident<br />1) High speed chase<br />3) Video Captured and spread worldwide<br />Trigger!<br />2) Pulled over and beaten<br />All officers acquitted of assault, 3 acquitted of the use of excessive force<br />Led police on a high speed chase<br />Pulled over in the end but subjected to violence by the LAPD<br />Video captured and spread worldwide<br />Trial ended with all officers acquitted of assault and 3 officers acquitted of using excessive force<br />Riots’ trigger<br />
  8. 8. L.A Riots 1992<br />Stores looted and burned, people beaten, rioting<br />Fidel Lopez’s incident<br />No help from officials or police<br />Reginald Denny’s incident<br />More rioting and vandalism<br />DAY 1 of L.A Riots<br />
  9. 9. L.A Riots 1992<br />President Bush’s speech<br />Widespread of violence<br />Support from officials<br />Open gun battles<br />Declaration of Emergency<br />Day 2<br /><ul><li>Violence widespread
  10. 10. Open gun fires
  11. 11. Support from Fire officials backed by police
  12. 12. Declaration of Emergency
  13. 13. President Bush spoke up, saying that anarchy would not be condoned</li></li></ul><li>L.A Riots 1992<br />Rodney King’s plea on video footage<br />Arrival of federal law enforcement officers<br />California requested for federal assistance<br />President Bush’s speech<br />Day 3<br /><ul><li>Rodney King plead for cohesion of both sides
  14. 14. California governor request for federal assistance
  15. 15. More help and support as 1,700 federal law enforcement officers arrive
  16. 16. President George H.W. Bush speech to deter aggression</li></li></ul><li>L.A Riots 1992<br />Day 4: Soldiers arrived<br />Day 5 : Crisis is under control<br />Aftermath<br />Day 6 : Curfew lifted<br />Day 4: Federal investigation on Rodney King’s case<br />Day 4-6<br /><ul><li>Soldiers arrive, order restored
  17. 17. Mayor announced that crisis is almost over
  18. 18. Mayor lifted curfew on Day 6, officially ending the L.A riots</li></li></ul><li>Estimated lives lost : 50-60<br />Estimated injuries : 2000 people<br />Estimated damages in cost : 1 Billion US dollars<br />Re-trial of the 4 officers, where 2 were found guilty and 2 were acquitted<br />Effects of 1992 l.a riots<br />
  19. 19. Causes of the Riots<br />
  20. 20. Reasons leading to the riot<br /><ul><li> Unequal Treatment
  21. 21. Verbal Abuse and Vandalism
  22. 22. Differences in Education Level
  23. 23. Territory
  24. 24. Mindset</li></li></ul><li>Unequal Treatment<br /><ul><li> Medical Experiment
  25. 25. Lower Medical Healthcare
  26. 26. Injustice</li></ul>Psychology Test<br />
  27. 27. Verbal Abuse and Vandalism<br /><ul><li>Names Calling
  28. 28. Graffiti </li></li></ul><li>Difference in Education Level <br /><ul><li>Economic Differences </li></li></ul><li>Territory<br /><ul><li> Unemployment Rate
  29. 29. Economic Differences
  30. 30. Latasha Harlin’s Incident</li></li></ul><li>Mindset<br /><ul><li> Negative Impression
  31. 31. Assumptions</li></li></ul><li>Comparing Singapore<br /> against USA<br />
  32. 32. Racial Discrimination<br />
  33. 33. Economic / Social Inequality<br />
  34. 34. Mindset / Education<br />
  35. 35. Our Future<br />Riots<br />Crime<br />Economy Spirals Down<br />Poverty<br />Deaths<br />Downfall of Nation<br />
  36. 36. Prevention Methods<br />
  37. 37. Online Communities<br />Why:<br />Digital Age<br />Who:<br />Youths<br />How:<br />Interaction between races<br />Online activities<br />Educational Materials<br />
  38. 38. Carnivals<br />Why:<br />Hands on experience<br />Who:<br />Countrymen<br />How<br />Unique activities or exhibitions<br />Togetherness<br />Understanding more about other races<br />
  39. 39. Education<br />School:<br />Social Studies<br />Talks<br />Racial Harmony Day<br />Classroom Lessons<br />Home:<br />Moral Values<br />Social Etiquette<br />How:<br />Mindset<br />Understanding past mistakes<br />Experiences<br />
  40. 40. Social Equality<br />Why:<br />Equality<br />Same economic status<br />Who:<br />Working adults<br />How:<br />Similar treatment<br />Job opportunities<br />Similar incentives<br />
  41. 41. Why:<br />Power of Media<br />Who:<br />Countrymen<br />How:<br />Educational Videos <br />Sitcoms<br />Reality Shows<br />Documentaries<br />Spreading messages<br />Understanding and learning<br />Media<br />
  42. 42. Laws<br />Why:<br />Prevention of racism<br />Who:<br />Singaporeans<br />How:<br />Laws governing racial discrimination<br />Jail or Fines<br />Racism<br />
  43. 43. Thank you! (:<br />

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