Violent Protests By: Sam Barger
Problem • People are protesting government and the protests are getting violent
Facts(Rome) • During protests Crowds would throw rocks, break windows and crowd around government buildings. • People protested against the government and against war. • Police didn’t do much at all to control protests they handed the protesters to the magistrates to be punished accordingly • Rome had occupy protests like in New York • People protested deforestation in the form of writings
Facts(current) • when protests get violent people may throw rocks(and other items),slash tires, storm buildings, burn buildings, break windows, use fire bombs and shoot roman candles • There are varying degrees of violent protests • To control protests police may use, pepper spray, tear gas(sometimes shot out of grenade launchers), arrest protesters, give out citations or shoot rubber bullets • Protests can expand all around the country like the occupy wall street protests have been to D.C., California, Wisconsin and, Illinois. • Protests sometimes start out as peaceful, but then may quickly become violent.
Bibliography • "Occupy protesters target California Democrats." Associated Press. n. page. Print. • . "Female Fury In The Forum."http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/lesson10.html. N.p., 2011. Web. 12 Feb 2012 • "Oakland protesters condemn violent clashes." USA today. (2011): n. page. Print. <http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2011-11-03/occupy-oakland/51059738/1>. • Special thanks to: Lt. Mark Rankin of the Hamilton county S.W.A.T. team