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  • Protest In Kent State University By Hyung Lim
  • Kent State University
    • Located in Ohio
    • Demonstration was in May 1,1970
    • Protested about the War in Vietnam
    • Protested about U.S soldiers moving into Cambodia
  • Students
    • 4 Students were killed by the National Guards (2 men and 2 women)
    • 6 Students were shot
    • 8 Students wounded
    • 2000 demonstrators
  • Students
    • Drunk students broke windows
    • Threatened local merchants
    • Set the ROTC building on fire
    • Students threw rocks
  • Government
    • Ohio Mayor called in the National Guards
    • Fired tear gas into the crowd
    • Several guardsmen were injured
    • Shots were fired killing 4 students
  • Outcome
    • People were in shock
    • All students evacuated from Kent State University
    • Investigation of the Justice Department
    • President Nixon met with 6 students
  • Citation
    • Lehman, Jeffrey. &quot;KENT STATE STUDENT KILLINGS.&quot; West's Encyclopedia of American Law . 2005. Gale. 29 Oct 2008 <http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/retrieve.do?contentSet=EBKS&resultListType=RESULT_LI ST&qry SerId=Locale%28en%2C%2C%29%3AFQE%3D%28KE%2CNone%2C10%29kent+state% 24&sgHitCountType=None&inPS=true&sort=Relevance&searchType=BasicSearchForm& tabID=T001&prodId=GVRL&searchId=R2¤tPosition=2&userGroupName=gotitans&docId =CX3437702538&docType=EBKS&contentSet=EBKS>.
    • &quot;4 Kent State Students Killed by Troops :8 Hurt as Shooting Follows Reported Sniping at Rally 4 Kent State Students, 2 of Them Girls, Killed by Guardsmen. “ New York Times 5   May 1970,1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete.  ProQuest. 29 Oct. 2008 <http://www.proquest.com/>