Lynching sentence example
In 1891 the lynching of eleven Italians at New Orleans gave rise to grave difficulties involving Italy, the United States, and the state of Louisiana.
At the first conference of the NAACP she successfully persuaded the organization to resolve to make lynching a federal crime.
Cooper Hawkes (Rodney Rowland) is an in-vitro, sentenced by a judge to the Marines for defending himself from an attempted lynching.
The county in which the crime occurs is, without regard to the conduct of the officers, liable in damages of not less than $2000 to the legal representative of the person lynched; the county is authorized, however, to recover this amount from the persons engaged in the lynching.
The newspaper won its first of many Pulitzer Prizes in 1934 for a story that reporter Royce Brier wrote on the lynching deaths of two alleged San Jose kidnappers.Advertisement
He upheld American rights in Samoa, pursued a vigorous diplomacy with Italy over the lynching of eleven Italians, all except three of them American naturalized citizens, in New Orleans on the 14th of May 1891, held a firm attitude during the strained relations between the United States and Chile (growing largely out of the killing and wounding of American sailors of the U.S. ship "Baltimore" by Chileans in Valparaiso on the 16th of October 1891), and carried on with Great Britain a resolute controversy over the seal fisheries of Bering Sea, - a difference afterwards settled by arbitration.