They cut her tongue so she can’t speak” (Collins 77). Avox is a person who the Capital considers to be a traitor or sees him or her as a threat. So, instead of killing them, the Capitol brutally cuts their tongues as a punishment. This shows how torturing the Capitol’s laws are and the fact that they try to threaten anyone who dares to raise a voice against them in the near future. Thus by imposing strict punishment on the people, the Capitol threatens the citizens to maintain their
Verdict of the Trial of Genghis Khan. After the trial had taken place, I decided that Genghis Khan and the Mongols were uncivilized. During the time of the trial I learned much more of the brutality that had taken place during his reign. The barbaric attitudes and actions of himself and his followers is what led to him being found guilty of being uncivilized. More specifically, my reason were as follows: their treatment of many people in the regions that they conquered, destruction of property, and caused much devastation across the lands.
Leaving would fix the conflicts between whites and Indians, and assimilating would be easy because their way of life was very similar. The indians chose to ignore Andrew Jackson, and stayed. Andrew Jackson stood firm, and kicked them out. The could have left earlier, but they didn’t. And because of it, they got trapped in the harsh winter.
Men like Al Capone killed out their opponents to control their profits of the illegal goods. Like a monopoly, their greed made their illegal sales into a death race. I think that the passage of the Volstead Act and the ruling in the Scopes trial did represent genuine triumphs for traditional values. During the Scopes trial people were fighting for their religious beliefs because a biology teacher tried to teach his student the theory of evolution. Since the theory of evolution was completely against their traditional values, the process of the Scopes trial was justifiable.
Because the Qin were legalists, any citizen who broke the law was executed. The emperor was hated for burning books and for forcing citizens to work on the wall. Shi Huangdi helped China centralize which unified them at the cost of human freedom.
The first, and most personal, aspect of his plan involved the murder of his master Thomas Prosser, and Absalom Johnson. Whatever his reasoning was, Gabriel’s plan depicted these two as clear enemies to his goals, forcing them to pay for their crimes. Later, after Governor James Monroe had been captured, the plan called for the death of the Richmond townspeople—not including groups such as the poor whites—until they gave into his demands. Gabriel, by this point in time, called for political, social, and economic equality with white elites, a vision now far beyond just labor rights. Gabriel’s plan was more than an attack on merchants, it was at least an attack on white elites, and possibly those who could at least afford to live somewhat comfortably in the city.
The Crucible, is a story of mayhem, deceits, and riot. It is a classic example of how lust and vengeance affects the reality in which we find ourselves in. In The Crucible, the desire for revenge and the resulting spreading panic led to many innocent deaths. It is written to mirror a world where the fear of communism is so widespread - that citizens are arrested on no-solid grounds, and the disruption of daily life and death are prevalent. In short it is a clear example of McCarthyism – or making accusations without the proper regard for evidence.
This is suggesting that it was needed to free Russia from Nicholas’s power, even though he had already abdicated. Although it is understood that the purpose of killing his family was to ensure an end to the Romanov reign, these murders were unjust because the entire family along with their help was killed as well. Nicholas II was a poor government figure for Russia, however death was the incorrect punishment. An alternative plan would have been to imprison the family to prevent the Tsar’s children taking over power rather than killing them. The punishment was unjust for the Czar and his
However, if they do not convert, they will be killed and have all of their possessions destroyed. This formal demand demonstrates the ruthlessness and violence with which the Europeans were prepared to act in, should they not gain converts from the New World. The orders from this requirement negatively impacted the natives, as they would be killed for not choosing to completely change their beliefs and way of life. Because this requirement was written by the Spanish invaders themselves, it shows how ruthlessly they acted to enforce their religion. In Doc 9, an oral history of a Native chief, the author states how Chief Hatuey was sentenced to burn at a stake for planning an
Eventually the opponents of all these freedoms would rally together and find ways to erode this progress. Such hate gave birth to the Ku Klux Klan a hate group whose goal was to destroy Reconstruction by murdering blacks, and any whites in the Republican politics or helped educate. The Klan burned churches, schools and drove thousands from their homes. The lack of police involvement made Congress passed the Force Bill in 1871, giving the federal government the power to prosecute the Klan. Dedicated officials could convict Klan Members and break up the Klan’s