One of our presidents defied the Supreme Court, murdered people, and destroyed thousands of lives. This could only be one person in U.S. history, Andrew Jackson. He did many horrible things during his life, some were barbaric and were unprecedented for his time. He forced thousands of Native Americans from their homelands during the Trail of Tears. He had many traits that made him that made him do many bad things.
The result of the act ended in inncocne people being killed, slaves being killed , and no slaves were able to be freed. The raid also had part in desturtion of giverment property. Overall The Raid was a failure and because of his failure and the results that happened he was sentenced to death. This Impacted all of the United states. Before his death he gave his final speech the audience.
Henry called in a private army called the Plinkertons what during the time was larger than most state militias. After a long standoff a fight took off and over the course of an hour seven strikers and three plinkertons were killed. During the aftermath Henry was the victim of an attempted assassination. Which changed public opinion away from the strikers to the company (New World
He exemplified the ways of both a hero and a villain. However, it is my opinion that he is a villain. I believe this because he could be an extremely violent leader and because he never fully reigned over one of the places he conquered/ruled. He is a villain because he murdered thousands of people and soldiers from different nations. Alexander tortured many of his victims and then he killed them.
One example is during the battle at Tyre, once Alexander’s army broke into the city they went on a ferocious killing spree (Doc C). Alexander had ordered anyone that was not inside the temple to be slain and he killed seven thousand Tyrians. (Doc C). Once they had pillaged and burned the city, they sold the thirty thousand survivors into slavery and then they crucified two thousand defeated soldiers of military age (Doc C). Crucifying people that gave up or that had hid in the
However, Japan disavowed these treaties of war. By attacking Pearl Harbor, indulging in biological warfare, and executing chemical murdering and torturing of prisoners, civilians, and slave laborers, Japan broke the laws of war on many levels. Throughout the war, Japan continued to operate above the law. The Nanking Massacre was an incident in December of 1937, during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The massacre consisted of mass murder by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing, the capital of the Republic of China, which lasted for six weeks.
There were people dying at every second of the Reign of Terror, dozens of people were dying because of Robespierre and the guillotine. This was considered as a humane way of killing people because everyone died the same way and it was immediate (Doc. F). Unfortunately, many of the citizens were dying without a good reason or a fair trial. The citizens and counter-revolutionaries were being executed for the slightest thing such as saying a careless word of criticism about the government.
Evidence that this was a problem is clearly shown in Document A of the Fall of Rome DBQ. This document is a chart of all 19 leaders of Rome of a 50 year time period. 13 of the 19 leaders dies due to Assassination or possible assassination. Roman citizens could not feel safe in their own country because their own leaders and emperors were killing each other; creating battle within. Another important reason that Rome fell was the uniforms that Rome's soldiers were fighting in.
This letter threatened the governor with death, a tactic commonly used by this White supremacist organization. They terrorized Blacks in the South and murdered many by lynching. They also used fear and intimidation to suppress African American suffrage. It was not until the Ku Klux Klan act of 1871 that the government made an attempt at cracking down on the terrorists and defending the rights of African Americans to vote. However, this act became almost obsolete after President Grant’s term.
The harshest movement for the Natives was when thousands of their people died because of the US. In the A solider recalls the Trail of Tears says “I saw the helpless Cherokees arrested and dragged from their homes, and driven at the bayonet point into the stockades.” The Cherokees couldn’t defend themselves unless they were willing to die while fighting for freedom. Also it says “The Trail of the exiles was a trail of death” The Cherokees weren’t treated right, they weren’t cared for when sick and because of that thousands of Cherokee people died while being
(CNN para.4) The killing of Osama bin Laden was justifiable due to the fact that he was the mastermind behind many attacks, including September 11, and has killed countless innocent civilians in different countries. Osama bin Laden and Al Queda performed 62 attacks between 1962 and 2005. The first attack was on December 29, 1962 and while only two tourists were killed, it was the beginning of a lifetime of terror. Their last attack was on August 19, 2005, when two rockets were fired into an Israeli port killing one man. Over the course of the attacks, approximately 10,000 innocent men, women, and children were killed.
“Subsequent diplomatic failures to resolve the Maine matter, coupled with United States indignation over Spain’s brutal suppression of the Cuban rebellion and continued losses to American investment, led to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in April 1898” (History 1). They were justified in doing this because many people were killed, it caused problems not just with them, but with families and it affected the country. “…killing 260 of the fewer than 400 American crew members aboard” (History 1). This took away opportunity for 260
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was born to planters, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Charles Pinckney on February 25, 1746. He grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, with two brothers and one sister. (Wikipedia). His mother, Eliza, was a wealthy and brilliant agriculturist who introduced a new cash crop--indigo. His father, Charles, was a successful politician.
During the Civil Rights Movement hundreds of people were murdered at no reasonable cause. During this time of much tribulation, many innocent people were killed for what they believed in or the color of their skin. The 1900’s was filled with many famous murders of innocent people that contributed to the racist climate of the time period. The people that were killed were mostly people of color standing up for their rights or simply just their color. Not to mention few whites who were also killed for supporting African Americans’ equality.
General Valeriano Weyler, the Spanish army leader got revenge by placing Cubans in concentration camps. According to the book Liberty, Equality, power, people in these camps were to not have access to sufficient “food, shelter, and sanitation, an estimated 200,000 Cubans died. This was one-eighth of the island’s population