Demonstrations and Protests
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From racial and labor issues to war, everyone has their cause. Did he/she ever join in a protest or demonstration? Pick this Topic to highlight his/her involvement in such issues.
Did he/she ever participate in a demonstration or protest?
- What was the cause that he/she was supporting at this demonstration or protest? Was it a racial, health, war, environmental, or labor related issue? Why did he/she believe in this cause?
- What happened at this particular protest? Did the police get involved? Did anyone try to break it up? Was the news media present?
- Was it a peaceful demonstration or did people on either side of the issue get violent? If so, was anyone injured? Was property damaged?
- What was his/her role in the protest? Did he/she shout slogans or hold up signs? If so, what did he/she and the signs say?
- Did the protest help him and the other supporters meet their goal? In what way? Did it call more attention to the issue? Did any changes come about because of the protest?
- Was this the only cause that he/she supported, or did he/she support several throughout his/her lifetime? If so, what were they?