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What they did not know was that one plane had already hit the World Trade Center in New York City! Next, the aircraft changed direction. , but not the airport! Would it hit the White House? No. As it came near the city, the plane headed for the Pentagon. The Department of Defense headquarters is called the Pentagon because it is shaped like a pentagon. It has five sides and five interior angles. The Pentagon is easy to spot from up in the air. Like the World Trade Center towers in New York City, the Pentagon was an easy target for the terrorists.

During that week, violence erupted many times. A young man lowered the American flag that flew near the 40 bandstand. Police pushed through the crowd to arrest him. Fights broke out. The police used tear gas on the crowd. By the end of the convention, 668 were arrested. Dean Johnson, a 17-year-old Native American from South Dakota was shot dead by police. More than 1,000 protesters and 192 officers were injured. Who was to blame? Did Mayor Daley have too many armed troops in the city? Did a small group of protesters want to start a riot?

The Ohio governor said that the students were worse than the communists. That made the students even madder. The governor banned the demonstrations, but the students got together anyway. On May 2, 1970, the governor sent in the Ohio National Guard to stop the demonstrations. 34 Real Bullets At Kent State University on May 4, 1970, 3,000 students peacefully protested. But things changed suddenly. Some students threw rocks at the National Guard soldiers. The soldiers threw tear gas into the crowd.

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