London riots • LO: - Why did the riots happen? • Can rioting ever be justified? • - How can we prevent rioting in the future?
Learning objectives: • To understand what happened during the London riots 2011 and why they happened • To decide if rioting is ever justified
What do the following words mean? Law and order Anarchy Democracy Liberty Responsibility Riots Looting Violence Gangs Social media Stability
Where did the riots occur? Why…..?
Look at the BBC video below: • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzV-k1gJwfE
The right to riot? Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals. • Martin • Which is more "I don't favour violence. If we could bring about recognition and respect of our people by peaceful means, well and good. Everybody would like to reach his objectives peacefully. But I'm also a realist. The only people in this country who are asked to be nonviolent are black people."
Plenary: What conditions may create riot? • Government spending cuts • Increase in food prices • Declaration of war • Racist government • Loss of freedom • Tax rises • To get rid of a leader • To save the environment • To protect your family