Columbine High School Essays

  • Columbine High School

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    COlumbine High School On the morning of April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold approach Columbine High School, in Jefferson County, Colorado. Armed with one 10-shot Hi-Point model 995 carbine rifle, one Intratec AB-10 (TEC-9) pistol, two Savage 12-gauge shotguns, and as many as ninety-five explosive devices, Harris and Klebold enter the school near the cafeteria. Upon doing so, they are met with the words that God commanded unto Moses on Mount Sinai: Thou Shall Not Kill. Harris and Klebold

  • The Columbine High School Shooting

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    Attended Columbine High School in Littleton Colorado, Why would two middle class Seemingly comfortable boys plan and Successfully carry out a deadly massacre on their fellow students and teachers. An In-depth look into their lives leading up to the tragic shootings on April, 20th 1999 that claimed the lives of 12 students, one teacher and themselves who committed suicide. Bullied Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were both High School Seniors in their last full month at Columbine High School. They had

  • The Columbine High School Massacre

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    People have to suffer many difference social pressures so they need a way to relax the pressures. Watching violent films, images and playing violent games is a quick and easy way to relax their pressures; for this reason, there are more and more people like to see violent things from media, and as long as there is a demand for this violent information, the financial incentive for media companies will be there. In general, media violence can affects people in three different ways. The first one is

  • The Columbine High School Shootings

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    On April 20, 1999 in a suburban town called Littleton, Colorado one high school was about to have one of the most tragic and deadly days in US history. Columbine High School was in the forefront of this tragedy. Two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, opened fire on their fellow classmates and teacher. These two students cut the lives short of thirteen students and one teacher. They then turned their guns onto themselves leaving the nation with no answers as to why? They did leave videotape

  • The Columbine High School Massacre

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    The Columbine High School Massacre happened on April 20, 1999. The Shooters were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two senior students who wanted to destroy the world they lived in. Their motives: NATURAL SELECTION. KILL all retards, people w/ brain fuck ups, drug adics, people cant figure out to use a fucking lighter. GEEEAWD! people spend millions of dollars on saving the lives of retards, and why. I don't buy that shit like "oh hes my son though!" so the fuck what, he aint normal, kill him, put

  • Columbine High School Massacre

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    Littleton, Colorado was in disbelief to find out that their very own school, Columbine High School, had the attention of all United States. Two high school students, Eric Harris (senior) and Dylan Klebold (junior) came to school and killed 13 of their classmates, then committed suicide directly afterward. The massacre that occurred at Columbine High School provoked the United States thoughts on what teens should be exposed to, safety in schools, and gun control. The cynical act that took place by Harris

  • Columbine High School Massacre Essay

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    On the morning of April 20, 1999, Eric Davis Harris and Dylan Bennet Klebold went into the Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, and went on a rampage killing spree leaving 12 students and 1 teacher dead and over 20 people injured before killing themselves. This crime is known as one of the most deadliest school massacres in the United States history (Pittaro). On the day of the Columbine High School Massacre, previously to the attack both Erick D. Harris and Dylan B. Klebold placed a decoy

  • Collumbine High School Shooting: The Columbine High School Massacre

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    The Columbine High School Massacre took place April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. The shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold went on a forty-five minute massacre killing fifteen individuals (including themselves) and injuring twenty-one. Eric Harris (age 18) and Dylan Klebold (age 17) met in while attending Ken Caryl Middle School in 1993. Dylan Klebold, the son of Thomas and Susan Klebold, was born September 11, 1983 in Lakewood Colorado. He was considered to be highly

  • Columbine High School Labeling Theory

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    On April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado at Columbine High School, an horrific event took place. During the hours between ll a.m. and 12 p.m. 15 people, including the two offenders died, and 24 people were wounded. The offenders, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were high school seniors that attended Columbine High School. At 11:19 a.m. the two offenders started shooting students outside of the school. Then the two started shooting inside the school library, where most of the injuries took place. By

  • The Library Massacre At Columbine High School

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    April 20th, 1999. 11:19 a.m. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School dressed in trench coats throw, the first pipe bomb and begin shooting. Within 3 minutes 9 people had been injured or killed in the school. Police responded by 11:22 but the duo continued to throw pipe bombs and shoot people. Between 11:29 and 11:36 what is known as the Library Massacre occurs. At 11:29 the shooters entered the library where 52 students, 2 teachers and 2 Librarians had concealed themselves under

  • Columbine High School Shooting Essay

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    Although there were several situations that occurred as a result of the Columbine High School Shooting, three specific situations were considered the most important. These situations were when the shooting finally ended, arrival time of police, and the days following the massacre. All of these situations resulted in changes to the world. The police didn't know very much about the shooting going on inside. This is why they took so long trying to develop a tactical plan. No one outside of the building

  • Security At Columbine High School

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    years, school security has quite a history to tell. On April 20, 1999, two students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado killed twenty-three students and teachers and wounded at least twenty other students. Those two students killed themselves approximately 12:08 pm. SWAT teams arrived forty-seven minutes later after the shooting started. Law enforcement said the school to be under control after five hours. Before the school shooting happened at Columbine High School, the school would always

  • School Safety and the Tragedy at Columbine High School

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    most of the country, I knew about Columbine High School on April 19, 1999. I knew that the Columbine Rebels had a good football team, I remembered how they beat Cherry Creek for the 1999 football championship. I knew what Columbine's building was like from when I was inside it in January for a debate tournament. I had friends that went to CHS. We had gone on a trip to Hawaii together to learn about biology. The rest of the country found out about Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. They didn't

  • Abortion and the Columbine High School Massacre

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    Abortion and the Columbine High School Massacre I am sure all of us have been affected in some way by the horrific tragedy that occurred at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado (April 1999). Certainly, our entire country grieves at the death of the many High School teens and faculty who were victims of meaningless violence. Sadly, the bullets of two Columbine students took the lives of thirteen people away. "This tragedy is an outrage", cries the public! . . . "These teens were innocent

  • Understanding the 1999 Columbine High School Shooting

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    April 20th, 1999, Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, experienced a mass shooting. Thirteen people were injured and more than twenty were injured. Twelve were students and one was a teacher. Two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold opened fire on their high school for forty one minutes before turning their guns on themselves and committing suicide. School shootings are notorious for making headline news but in 1999, school shooting were not as prevalent as they are in the present day

  • Similarities Between Carrie And The Columbine High School Incident

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         Carrie, by Stephen King, and the Columbine High School Incident; looked at separately, they are to things that have nothing to do with each other. Carrie was Stephen King’s first major novel and a New York Times bestseller. Columbine was and incident in Colorado that happened in 1999, where two high school seniors orchestrated a bloody massacre at their high school. The two events occurred over twenty-five years apart, but when juxtaposed we can see many similarities

  • Dylan Klebold: The Columbine High School Shooting

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    The Columbine High School shooting in April of 1999 was the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Many students that were present at Columbine on that tragic day, can still hear the screams of their classmates and some can even remember coming face to face with the killers. Some people blame the boys’ parents, but others believe that they were just troubled kids. Although it has been seventeen years since the massacre, people still do not know what led Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris to their

  • The shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado

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    The shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado killing thirteen students and teachers shocked the world. “They were video gamers who seemed to be acting out some dark digital fantasy. It was as if all that exposure to computerized violence gave them the idea to go on a rampage – or at least fueled their urges” (Carey 1). The shooters of this incident learned their deadly skills from video games. Seventy percent of children ages eight to eighteen have access to violent video games at

  • Dylan Klebold: The Columbine High School Massacre

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    On April 20,1999, the small community of Littleton, Colorado was shaken to its core. It was a normal day that day, but today, we now know and call it “The columbine High School massacre”. 15 students, including the shooters Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris died, while 24 others were injured. The biggest question is why did Dylan and Eric do it? What caused them to mentally want to take others lives? Where was the signs? Dylan Klebold was a 17 years old depressive. He didn’t seem he wanted to kill as

  • Columbine High School Massacre: The Zero Tolerance Policy

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    Klebold entered Columbine High School and went on a shooting spree. They killed 15 people and wounded over 20 people, including themselves. The massacre sparked debates about gun control laws, bullying, violent video games, and the internet. It is the deadliest high school shooting in US History. This shooting has become infamous and has led to aspiring school shooters to idolize the two boys and try to commit copycat crimes. The shooting had changed how people approach bullying in schools. It was the