History of the hunger games

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But in the 75th hunger games the district 6 tributes are known to be morphling addicts. It is believed that she is the tribute that Katniss saw before falling down the hill.

In the 75th Hunger Games, the tributes selected are Blightwho protests his inclusion, and Johanna Masona sarcastic woman who has no qualms over killing with her axe, a signature weapon from her district.

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Along with Districts 7 and 11, It was among the first districts to rebel, as Katniss saw on Mayor Undersee 's television on a monitor on the Victory Tour train in the film, showing all three: 7, 8 and For the first Quarter Quell, or the 25th Hunger Gameseach district had to choose the children who went into the arena.

Every year, each district holds a reaping ceremony "Lottery". District 6 This district's industry is currently unknown.

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It was also the Capitol's primary military—industrial complex and weapons manufacturer until the rebellion. It was, in every way possible, a campaign of terror.

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District 12 is notorious for having only two Victors in the history of the Hunger Games before the 74th, one of them having died due to natural causes. It is unknown how long the rebellion lasted or the exact number of casualties on either side although the Capitol claims that for every dead Capitol citizen, two rebels died , but by the end of the conflict, the Capitol had quelled the rebellion, defeating twelve of the districts and obliterating the thirteenth entirely, leaving it a mystery. Collins stated that the book would explore the 10 years after the end of the war where the people of Panem try to get back on their feet and figure out how to go on within their new reality. I read the books when I was 12, after all. During the Seventy-fifth Hunger Games, both tributes are nicknamed the "Morphlings" due to their addiction to morphling, a psychoactive drug similar to that of morphine. In the Seventy-fourth Hunger Games, the male tribute from District 3 manages to reactivate the land mines surrounding the Cornucopia so they can be used to protect the supplies of the Careers. To counter the aircraft, both the Capitol and District 13 operate air defense networks to intercept and shoot them down. The people are housed in small shacks and there is a harsh force of Peacekeepers. The arrows included explosive arrows and regular arrows. The male tribute is killed in the bloodbath, while the female tribute dies when a monkey muttation bites her in the chest and ruptures her internal organs as she blocks it from Peeta, who was its initial target. The Capitol is lavishly rich and technologically advanced, but the districts are in varying states of poverty. In the book, the female tribute is shown as a Career and killed by the tracker jackers alongside Glimmer; however, in the film she rarely makes an appearance.

It is also noted that people from this district give their children names after expensive material, such as Cashmere, or characteristics of the things they make, such as Glimmer, and Katniss states in the first book she thinks it's "ridiculous.

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Appreciating 'The Hunger Games' from a History Major’s Perspective