Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Mass Violence and the Evolution of Weapon Technology

Mass Violence in American History

Randolph Roth talked about the history of mass violence in America and how weapon technology has evolved. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Description

Randolph Roth talked about the history of mass violence in America and how weapon technology has evolved. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What are the differences between mass violence acts during the reconstruction period and those of today?
  • What actions did Congress take against anarchists' acts of mass violence?
  • According to the clip, what are some of the societal factors that contributed to the rise and fall of mass violence?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Anarchist Violence
    • Draft Riots Of 1863
    • Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    • Fort Lauderdale
    • Gentiles
    • John Brown
    • Ku Klux Klan Act
    • Mass Murder
    • Mormons Massacre
    • Nat Turner
    • National Firearms Act
    • Pequot War

    Topics

    Gun Rights & Firearm LegislationU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity