Kent State Riots, 1970
May 4, 1970
Kent State Riots Background Facts
The Ohio National Guard was called to Kent State because protesters there lit the ROTC building on fire. At about 10 pm on May 2, the guards arrived to the ROTC building in flames that was set off by protesters.
Why it Made A Change
Students link hands around an injured person.
William Schroeder and Sandra Scheuer were walking to class when they got shot.
The students that were killed were from 265 and 345 feet away from the guards.
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