Who was responsible for Kent State shooting?
People also ask, when was the Kent State shooting?
May 4, 1970
Subsequently, question is, what happened at Kent State University in May of 1970? On May 4, 1970, members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators, killing four and wounding nine Kent State students. The impact of the shootings was dramatic. The event triggered a nationwide student strike that forced hundreds of colleges and universities to close.
Also question is, what happened at the Kent State massacre?
In May 1970, students protesting the bombing of Cambodia by United States military forces, clashed with Ohio National Guardsmen on the Kent State University campus. When the Guardsmen shot and killed four students on May 4, the Kent State Shootings became the focal point of a nation deeply divided by the Vietnam War.
Why did students at Kent State University in Ohio protest the bombing of Cambodia?
The students of Kent State University in Ohio protested the bombing of Cambodia because they thought it escalated a war that the United States was supposedly withdrawing from.