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Protest In Kent State University

  1. 1. Protest In Kent State University By Hyung Lim
  2. 2. Kent State University <ul><li>Located in Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration was in May 1,1970 </li></ul><ul><li>Protested about the War in Vietnam </li></ul><ul><li>Protested about U.S soldiers moving into Cambodia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Students <ul><li>4 Students were killed by the National Guards (2 men and 2 women) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Students were shot </li></ul><ul><li>8 Students wounded </li></ul><ul><li>2000 demonstrators </li></ul>
  4. 4. Students <ul><li>Drunk students broke windows </li></ul><ul><li>Threatened local merchants </li></ul><ul><li>Set the ROTC building on fire </li></ul><ul><li>Students threw rocks </li></ul>
  5. 5. Government <ul><li>Ohio Mayor called in the National Guards </li></ul><ul><li>Fired tear gas into the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>Several guardsmen were injured </li></ul><ul><li>Shots were fired killing 4 students </li></ul>
  6. 6. Outcome <ul><li>People were in shock </li></ul><ul><li>All students evacuated from Kent State University </li></ul><ul><li>Investigation of the Justice Department </li></ul><ul><li>President Nixon met with 6 students </li></ul>
  7. 7. Citation <ul><li>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>. </li></ul><ul><li>&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/> </li></ul>

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