Crisis In The 1900's
Evan Period 3
The Two Documentaries
The Night James Brown Saved Boston: Martin Luther King Jr. got killed and it started the crisis. The community went crazy and started breaking everything in the city and robbing stores. The police had to stay and watch the people all day. James Brown had a concert and it was aired on TV. That night on the concert the streets were finally quiet and people thought there was a effect that night called the healing effect.
Two Towns of Jasper: James Byrd Jr. was killed by 3 people. The names of the people that killed him was Lawrence Brewer, Shawn Berry, and John King. He was dragged by a truck for three miles until he died. People thought it was a very cruel death. They went to court many times. Two out of the three people were suppose to be executed and one was sentenced jail for life. That was the first time in a white guy was executed in a long time.
What can you tell there is in Jasper because the grave yard was separated in two?
Color lines very clearly drawn
Americans did not treat African Americans with respect all the times, what is it a example of? Race Relation
What was there a lot of in Boston in the 1900's? Segregation
What was the effect that happened when James Brown had his concert?
The healing effect
James Brown was a famous singer. When the country was in a crisis because Martin Luther King Jr. died James Brown had a concert. The concert was aired on TV. That night there was almost nobody on the street. During the concert he let people go on stage with him, but the security didn't appreciate it. People said it had a effect and they called it the healing effect.
James Byrd Jr.
James Byrd Jr. was killed by three people. He was dragged to death by a truck. He was dragged for three miles until he died. The three murderers names were Lawrence Brewer, Shawn Berry, and John King. Two of the three people were executed.
Three Men Who Killed James Byrd Jr.
The names were Lawrence Brewer, Shawn Berry, and John King. Two of them were suppose to be executed and one of them were sentences jail for the rest of his life. John King and Lawrence Brewer was suppose to be executed and Shawn Berry was sentenced life in jail.
James Byrd Jr.
More Information About James Brown And James Byrd, Jr.
James Brown - Live at Boston Garden (1968)
One of James Browns Song