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Protest In Kent State University
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Protest In Kent State University
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Protest In Kent State University
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  • 1. Protest In Kent State University By Hyung Lim
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Citation <ul><li>Lehman, Jeffrey. &amp;quot;KENT STATE STUDENT KILLINGS.&amp;quot; West&apos;s Encyclopedia of American Law . 2005. Gale. 29 Oct 2008 &lt;http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/retrieve.do?contentSet=EBKS&amp;resultListType=RESULT_LI ST&amp;qry SerId=Locale%28en%2C%2C%29%3AFQE%3D%28KE%2CNone%2C10%29kent+state% 24&amp;sgHitCountType=None&amp;inPS=true&amp;sort=Relevance&amp;searchType=BasicSearchForm&amp; tabID=T001&amp;prodId=GVRL&amp;searchId=R2¤tPosition=2&amp;userGroupName=gotitans&amp;docId =CX3437702538&amp;docType=EBKS&amp;contentSet=EBKS&gt;. </li></ul><ul><li>&amp;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 &lt;http://www.proquest.com/&gt; </li></ul>

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