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The Kent State shootings

Author: Natalie M Rosinsky; Alan Canfora; Alexa L Sandmann
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, ©2009.
Series: We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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On a beautiful spring day in 1970, the Vietnam War came to Ohio. In less than 15 seconds, rifles fired by 28 Ohio National Guardsmen killed four college students and injured nine others. The shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, were sparked by protests against the Vietnam War. And like the war itself, the shootings remain a sources of bitter arguments and strong emotions.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie M Rosinsky; Alan Canfora; Alexa L Sandmann
ISBN: 9780756538453 0756538459
OCLC Number: 213222775
Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: "War had come into our town" --
"Flowers are better than bullets" --
Tear gas, chaos, and tragedy --
Campuses unite in protest --"Better ways must be found" --
Memorials continue.
Series Title: We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Responsibility: by Natalie M. Rosinsky ; content adviser, Alan Canfora ; reading adviser, Alexa L. Sandmann.

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On a beautiful spring day in 1970, the Vietnam War came to Ohio. In less than 15 seconds, rifles fired by 28 Ohio National Guardsmen killed four college students and injured nine others. The shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, were sparked by protests against the Vietnam War. And like the war itself, the shootings remain a sources of bitter arguments and strong emotions.

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by slund (WorldCat user published 2008-10-06) Excellent Permalink

This is an excellent, up to date accounting of the Kent State shootings! 

The Kent State shootings are a complicated subject and really should look at multiple sources written across the history of the shootings.  It is a great start to begin research for National History Day...
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