The shootings led to protests by over four million students and the closing of over 900 campuses across the country. This was the only nationwide student strike in the history of the United States.
In 1970 after the Kent State shootings?
In 1970 right after the Kent State shootings many universities and colleges were closed down. This was due to the many students who were striking because of the shootings. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
In 1970 most Americans blamed blank for the kent state shooting?
I happened to be around in 1970 (and was a university student at the time) so I can speak from personal experience. We blamed the policies of the Nixon administration, which had needlessly prolonged the Vietnamese War, for the Kent State shootings. ...
After years of legal battles over the 1970 Kent State shootings?
After years of legal battles over the 1970 Kent State shootings, the families received payments of reparations. In the addition, the use of lethal ammunition by the National Guard became highly restricted. ...
What happened in Ohio in 1968 that dramatically changed the mood of the country?
There was the Chicago riots of '68 and the Kent State Shootings in '70.
Which universities were shut down because of the Vietnam war protest?
Start research with "Kent State University Shootings" (03 May 1970).
What were the effects of the Kent State shootings?
The Kent State shootings symbolized the social and political divide of that time due to the Vietnam War. They also sparked many other protests all over the country. ...
What was the response of Americans back home towards the Vietnam War?
It was ignored until about 1965 when the protest movement became effective. When the Kent State shootings happened, on 4 May 1970, the US public finally demanded an exit from Vietnam. ...
Asked in History of the United States
How many people were killed at the kent state shootings?
The shooting on May 4, 1970 resulted in 4 deaths and 9 injuries (one student was left paralyzed). ...
How many students died in the kent state shooting?
If you are asking about the Kent State shootings from 1970 (the ones that were memorialized in the song "Ohio" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young), four students were killed and nine were seriously wounded (one of whom suffered paralysis). ...
Asked in Decade - 1970s
What historical event happened in the 1970's?
Historical events that happened in 1970's are as follows: 1970- Aswan High Dam Completed Beatles Break Up Computer Floppy Disks Introduced Palestinian Group Hijacks Five planes Kent State Shootings 1971- London Bridge Brought to the U.S. United Kingdom changes to Decimal System for currency VCRs introducedddd ...
Asked in History of the United States
Who did most Americans blame for the kent state shootings?
some blame the State troopers and some blame the students themselves, no matter what, it was a tragedy. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Brad Lucas written?
Brad Lucas has written: 'Radicals, rhetoric, and the war' -- subject(s): College students, History, Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970, Political activity, Protest movements, Reno University of Nevada, Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 ...
Asked in Vietnam War
What is some important things that happened in the Vietnam war?
Johnson's bombing campaign (Operation Rolling Thunder), Nixon's bombing campaign's (Linebacker I & II-the Christmas Bombings); invasion of Cambodia in 1970 (accompanied by the Kent State University shootings on May 4, 1970). Invasion of Laos in 1971, the US Army's final offensive of the war (Operation Lam Son 719). ...
Asked in Vietnam War, History of the United States
Why were the Kent State University student shootings by Guard soldiers in Kent Ohio on May 4 1970 so shocking and would it still be a shock to you if a similar event occurred today?
Often a similar experience is shocking because one believes that the experience would not occur a second time. ...