The StartThe tumblr page -Protesters began to start posting photos and stories on the "We are the 99%" Tumblr page.
-"nothing while the other 1 percent is getting everything."
Occupy Wall Street
Protests beginMap-1000 people gathered in downtown Manhattan and walk up and down wall street.
-they settled in Zuccotti Park
The arrests begin-80 people were arrested and women were sprayed with peper spray
-Occupy Wall street starts to get media coverage
-A protest starts in Chicago
Brooklyn Bridge-700 protestors were arrested during a march across the Brooklyn Bridge
-the mass arrest put protestors on the front page of many neswpapers and news broadcasts
-Protests started in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles
Invasion on the Financial District-over 40 organizations came together to join Occupy Wall Street's movement through the financial district.
-about 15,000 people marched
-officals "swat protestors with batons and spray them with mace."
You have to leave-The company that owns Zuccotti park announced that protestors must leave by 7 A.M. the next morning.
-They were going to clean and allow protestors back in but new rules would come into play.
-the next day the cleaning is postponed due to possible conflicts between the protestors and the police.
Obama speaks out-Obama sends mixed messages on Nightline
-"understands the frustrations"
-"not that different from some of the protests we saw coming form the Tea Party."
Bank Transfer Day-protestors march on major banks and financial institutions
-urge Americans to move their money from big banks and into smaller community credit unions.
-600,000 Americans pulled their cash out of major banks
Two-Month Anniversary-On the two-month anniversary of the movement, protestors march towards the New York stock exchange and occupy other locations
-There were other movements in other cities as well
-Hundreds are arrested
Pepper Spray-University of California, Davis, protestors were sprayed with pepper spray
-a video hit the internet
-the university's chancellor asked the officers to leave for investigation
Person of the Year-Time magazine announced person of the year as "person of the year"