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Play media Film shot by Daspo Conus on April 9,of Chicago after the riots On April 5,in Chicago, violence sparked on the West side of the city, and gradually expanded to consume a block stretch of West Madison Street, with additional damage occurring on Roosevelt Road. The rioters broke windows, looted stores, and set buildings both abandoned and occupied on fire.
Firefighters quickly flooded the neighborhood, and Chicago's off-duty firefighters were told to report for duty. There were 36 major fires reported between 4: The next day, Mayor Richard J.
Daley imposed a curfew on anyone under the age of 21, closed the streets to automobile traffic, and halted the sale of guns or ammunition.
Approximately 10, police were sent in, and by April 6, more than 6, Illinois National Guard troops had arrived in Chicago with 5, regular Army soldiers from the 1st Armored and 5th Infantry Divisions being ordered into the city by President Johnson. The General in charge declared that no one was allowed to have gatherings in the riot areas, and he authorized the use of tear gas.
Daley gave police the authority "to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand The south side ghetto had escaped the major chaos mainly because the two large street gangs, the Blackstone Rangers and the East Side Disciples, cooperated to control their neighborhoods.
Many gang members did not participate in the rioting, due in part to King's direct involvement with these groups in Baltimore riot of The Baltimore riot of began two days after the murder.
Agnewcalled out thousands of National Guard troops and Maryland State Police to quell the disturbance. When it was determined that the state forces could not control the riot, Agnew requested Federal troops from President Lyndon B. The riot was precipitated by King's assassination, but was also evidence of larger frustrations among the city's African-American population.
By Sunday evening, 5, paratrooperscombat engineersand artillerymen from the XVIII Airborne Corps in Fort Bragg, North Carolinaspecially trained in tactics, including sniper school, were on the streets of Baltimore with fixed bayonets, and equipped with chemical CS disperser backpacks.
With all the police and troops on the streets, the situation began to calm down.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation reported that H. Rap Brown was in Baltimore driving a Ford Mustang with Broward County, Florida tags, and was assembling large groups of angry protesters and agitating them to escalate the rioting.
In several instances, these disturbances were rapidly quelled through the use of bayonets and chemical dispersers by the XVIII Airborne units. That unit arrested more than 3, detainees, who were turned over to the Baltimore Police.
A general curfew was set at 6 p. As rioting continued, African American plainclothes police officers and community leaders were sent to the worst areas to prevent further violence.
While this angered blacks and white liberals, it caught the attention of Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixonwho was looking for someone on his ticket who could counter George Wallace's American Independent Party campaign. Agnew became Nixon's vice presidential running mate in The resulting effects of the riot resulted in the arrest of over adults, and left five dead and at least 20 admitted to hospitals.
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The King assassination riots, also known as the Holy Week Uprising, was a wave of civil disturbance which swept the United States following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
on April 4, It was the greatest wave of social unrest the United States had experienced since the Civil War. Some of the biggest riots took place in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Chicago, and Kansas City.
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