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Writing Tips for Students Blog Why did they bomb District 12?

Why did they bomb District 12?

Why did they bomb District 12?

Bombing of the District 12 mines Arlo Chance set of an explosion in the coal mines of District 12, apparently in an attempt to sabotage production and possibly get the Rebellion going again. His attempt was not successful and he only ended up instead killing three people, including a Peacekeeper.

Why did they destroy District 13?

It was destroyed during the First Rebellion when the united districts of Panem rebelled against the Capitol’s oppressive rule. Near the end of the war, District 13 trained nuclear missiles on the Capitol, hoping to destroy the Capitol even if the result was mutually assured destruction.

Who is the leader of District 13?

President Alma Coin

When did Katniss get pregnant?

In Catching Fire, Peeta lied about Katniss being pregnant to try to protect her from the Games. Katniss said that she miscarried due to an electric shock in the arena. However, during the 15 years after the events of Mockingjay, Katniss became pregnant legitimately.

What did District 13 do?

District 13 played a valuable role in securing freedom for the entire nation throughout the Second Rebellion, through its roles as a weapons supplier and communications center. The district also provided air support to the rebels, most notably in the Bombing of the Nut (District 2) and the Bombing of the Capitol.

What is Katniss’s mom’s first name?

Katniss Everdeen
Title Victor of the 74th Hunger Games and then escaped the 75th Hunger Games
Family Mr. Everdeen (father, deceased, mine explosion) Mrs. Everdeen (mother) Primrose Everdeen (sister, deceased, bomb in the Capitol)
Spouse Peeta Mellark
Children Unnamed son Unnamed daughter

Is Katniss a real plant?

Katniss plant (Sagittaria sagittifolia) actually goes by many names such as arrowhead, duck potato, swan potato, tule potato, and wapato. The botanical name is Sagittaria. Most katniss species have arrow-shaped leaves but in a few species the leaf is long and ribbon like. They are eaten much like potatoes.

Why is Panem an oppressive country?

Approximately seventy-four years before the events of The Hunger Games trilogy, the various districts of Panem rebelled against the Capitol, primarily due to the oppressive fashion in which the Capitol government ruled over the districts.

How did Primrose die?

Before Katniss can reach her and bring her to safety, the second wave of bombs explodes, killing Prim and other medics and badly burning Katniss. Prim’s last word ever in the book is Katniss. Katniss becomes so unhinged after Prim’s death that she loses her voice for several days.

What happened Gale?

After almost dying from a trap activated by a pod, Gale is taken away by peacekeepers. As he is being taken away, he mouths at Katniss “shoot me.” She finds herself unable to do it, just as he is unable to kill her after the assassination of President Coin.

Why did snow kill Cinna?

Instead of killing him right away, President Snow waits until the very last second as Katniss gets into the tube to take her to the arena. As she begins to ascend, she watches in horror as Cinna is beaten to death by Peacekeepers due to his unabashed involvement with the rebellion and his relationship with Katniss.

Does Katniss’s mom die?

Prim ultimately dies from a hovercraft attack, bringing much grief not only to Katniss, but to Mrs. Everdeen as well. And while she doesn’t live with Katniss, we do know Mrs. Everdeen does stay in touch with her through the phone — Haymitch provides a note with a number for Katniss to contact her mother with.

Is Lucy Gray in The Hunger Games?

Lucy Gray Baird was the female tribute from District 12 in the 10th Hunger Games. Her mentor was Coriolanus Snow, a top-performing student at the Academy. She was the victor of the Games, and was a Capitol favorite. She was formerly in a relationship with Billy Taupe and Coriolanus Snow.

Who destroyed District 12?

The district was destroyed with incendiary bombs by the Capitol, with only the Victors’ Village spared. Gale is able to evacuate roughly 900 citizens, although the rest are presumably all killed in the bombing.

Why did Gale kill prim?

He indirectly killed Prim. Gale and Beetee developed ticker bombs that would be able to kill more civilians and military personnel, and seemed unphased by the loss of life he was causing. One of these bombs exploded in the same area where Prim was treating the wounded in the Capitol and it killed her.

Who is Katniss’s grandma?

Maude

How old was Primrose Everdeen when she died?

Originally, she was supposed to be the one sent into the arena during the 74th Annual Hunger Games if Katniss Everdeen had not volunteered to take her place. Like Mrs….Primrose Everdeen.

PrimroseEverdeen
Name Primrose Everdeen
Age 12 (The Hunger Games) 13 (Catching Fire and Mockingjay)
Gender Female
Appearance Blonde hair, blue eyes