In Ancient India, the people named their flag after Asoka. He did great things for the Mauryan Empire that gave a good ending, but were the means of the ending just? Asoka ruled Ancient India and changed the history of it doing good and bad things for himself but for his empire. Was it being Ruthless or Enlightened? His responsibility for many deaths, his wanting of unfair wars, the unjust laws all clearly imply that Asoka is a Ruthless Conqueror.
Asoka "Greater Than Any King or Emperor" Many have been tryintt to deliberate whethethe India Leader Asoka was an enlightened ruler or a ruthless conqueror. Asoka sent soldiers to kill the Kalingans to complete his empire, over 100,000 Kalingans were killed. After battle Asoka had a turning point in his life where he devoted himself to spread the word of Buddha 's Teachings and decided to ignore violence bought his way. Was it just an act to decieve people?
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.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or as more know him Mahatma Gandhi fought and died for the independance of India, even through all the cruelty people say that the British ruling helped shape modern India, did the British really help shape modern India? While many people would agree that the impact the British had was negative, but Dr.Lavani says otherwise, Lavani says that the British Helped India with their Efficient Government admission of 500 million people(Political)(Doc 6), they also built tons of mines, canals, sewers, and roads(Economic)(Doc 10), they as well protected wildlife and ancient buildings and also built universities and museums(Social)(Doc 11 & 17). Political Dr.Lavani’s side of the Argument is that the british helped build or set in stone the creation of modern India, some positives the British brought Politicly were things like really well trained armies, and great Administration(Doc 13 & 6), but that doesn’t mean the British didn’t do anything wrong, the British had only 60 Indians in Government(Doc 2), and the British used armed forces on
Kamehameha was an effective leader because he was insightful, respectful, and intelligent. Kamehameha was an effective leader because he was a respectful administrator. He realized that after his passing, the other chiefs would sell all the sandalwood and let the species of trees go extinct. Therefore, he put a kapu on the young sandalwood to let it grow to its full potential. This was something that had changed because before the unification and trading there wasn’t a very great need for sandal wood.
He put in your heart wishes and plans, in my heart he put other and different desires. Each man is good in his sight. It is not necessary for Eagles to be Crows. ”(Sitting Bull) This famous quote from the legendary Native American leader Sitting Bull conveyed Native people’s criticism towards the Boarding school and Americanization.
Is Asoka a ruthless conqueror or is he a knowledgeable ruler? Asoka is one of the most acknowledged rulers of the Mauryan Empire. He ruled most of India over 2,000 years ago. Although he may be the greatest ruler of the Mauryan Empire, Asoka is still a merciless emperor because he has done many remorseful things that shall not be forgiven such as exterminating thousands of people and he has also conquered many lands to enhance his kingdom. Several individuals have been slaughtered by the hands of Asoka.
“Custer's Last Stand” was a victory for the Indian people, but as a result of their win, they brought a lot of attention to themselves which angered the American people. As a result, the US government treated the Native Americans more hostile, allowing John Gibbons to go and attack the Nez Perce Indians, didn’t follow through with their agreements dealing with land and took land away, and kept expanding westward while continuing to grow America East to West. Directly after new got out that the Indians had not only won the battle, but had slaughtered the American army, John Gibbons rounded up every available man and went after the Nez Perce Indians, whom he thought were the easiest and head of attack. Many innocent woman and children died on
The British Empire for the first time fell to its knees and even signed off on the breaking away of these colonies. The guerilla tactics were a key-fighting tactic that turned the war around. Guerilla warfare has been used through out history with both successful and non-successful out comes. The British have never fought against it before and this threw them off guard.
He then set off and conquered Egypt, the Persian Empire, and won a hard battle against India before his troops forced him to return home. Alexander then died at the age of 32. Most people see Alexander as Great because he conquered a lot of land, built a massive empire, and was a military genius, but Alexander was not so great. Alexander the Great did not deserve his title as Great because he gained his power by fear, killed innocent
The most compelling theory is that Ötzi was assassinated for his high position of power with in his clan. After thorough investigation of the site where Ötzi was discovered (Ötztal Alps) and analysis of the corps historians can infer that the most compelling theory for the death of the iceman is that he was assassinated as part of a power play with in his own clan. This theory is supported by many pieces of evidence. One of these is, the finding of a copper axe near the iceman’s death site and suggesting that the iceman was quite powerful with in his clan. Another supporting piece of evidence is the fact that the arrow was taken out of the iceman’s back, this supports the theory that his attacker did not want to be identified and the fact that
Renouncing his life within the confines of the palace, he took drastic steps (near starvation) to find the answers. Throughout his searching, he attains enlightenment and begins the teachings of the Four Noble Truths and eight-fold path. Although there were many teachings which contributed to the traditions of Buddhism, the Four Noble Truths (1. suffering exists in the world, 2. arising of suffering (samudaya), 3.
Ulysses S. Grant, The commander in chief had a unique way of fight wars. His way was to relentlessly chance his opponent. Although this way of fighting coasted many deaths to his own army it also caused many more for General Robert E. Lee. Because of these great loses of men it brought Lee to do something that he would rather “die a thousand deaths” than do. This was to surrender to Grant.
Ashoka was the cofounder of buddhism and made a big religion After Ashoka destroyed Kalinga Ashoka felt a feeling and so he went seeking for a teacher. To help him and while serching he see a buddhist a monk to the monk told him to sit under the bodi tree and then Ashoka did and had enlightment and then became a buddha. When he returned he had changed Many things about himself he would go to poor and then give them riches and he rejected violence. And would go to other kingdoms and give them advice to their king on how to make it a better place.