This Day in History

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May 4, 1970: Kent State Massacre

The Ohio National Guard shot unarmed college students who were protesting the war and observers at Kent State University.
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Laws & Citizen Rights, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Columbia Student Occupation 1968

April 23, 1968: Columbia Student Occupation

Students for a Democratic Society, Student Afro-American Society and others began a nonviolent occupation of campus buildings at Columbia University.
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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