School Shootings

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School Shootings by Mind Map: School Shootings

1. "Famous shootings"

1.1. Bowling for Columbine

1.1.1. Eric Harris & Dylan Klebold, Columbine High School. 1999 Both 18 years old

1.2. "I don't like Mondays"

1.2.1. Brenda Spencer, Grover Cleveland Elementary School. 1979 16 years old

2. The 2nd Amendment

2.1. "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed"

2.1.1. Was adopted on December 15, 1791

2.1.2. Part of the United States Constitution

2.1.3. Protects the right to bear arms

3. Marilyn Manson

3.1. Was blamed for inspiring the shooters of the Columbine High School Shooting.

3.2. Heavy metal, rock & alternative artist.

3.3. He sings about death, destruction, hatred and so on. He dresses in black, and wears make-up, which makes him look somewhat haunted. Therefore, he was the scapegoat.

4. Lockdown drills

4.1. Schools, mostly in America, rehearse drills, if an "Intruder with intent", should enter the school, and start a shooting

4.2. Just like drills in case of fire, earthquakes, storms and so on.

4.3. -Go to a classroom asap -Don't open the door for anybody -Find a safe place to hide -Speak quietly

5. Zero Tolerance Policy

5.1. Introduced to the school system to avoid violence, threats, tardiness, and most importantly school shootings.

5.2. No weapons allowed

5.2.1. Suspension or serious consequences.

5.3. Schools must follow the guidelines of the Z.T.P, to keep their government fundings.

6. Basic information:

6.1. The number of shootings each year is increasing. (These are numbers from America)

6.1.1. In 2012, at least 12 school shootings took place. In 2001, 4 shootings took place, and in 2006, 6 shootings took place.

6.2. The youngest to ever commit a school shooting was a 6-year-old.

6.3. Deadliest school shooting: 1927, Michigan, 45 people killed