At this time Zhao Xie was king of Zhao, Chen Yu was in command of the army, and Zhang Er was prime minister. All fled and took refuge within the walls of Julu. Zhang Han ordered Wang Li and She Jian to encircle the city, while himself camped to the south and constructed a walled road along which to transport supplies of grain. Chen Yu, the Zhao general, with a force of some 20,000 or 30,000 men, camped north of Julu. This was the so-called Army North of the
Kublai Khan, once leader of the Mongols, is known best for being a successful conqueror of the Old World. As ruler of a reunified China since for the first time since the Tang Dynasty, Kublai Khan was great in his victories, yet his efforts to obtain control over the southern China, and what is now northern Vietnam, were failed. This paper will take a look at the three attempts Kublai made on Vietnam, and why the state with such a weak sense of national identity was able to defeat the great conqueror on every strike. By 1225 the Mongols had controlled most of China and Manchuria.
Of Nanking came to an end due to World War 2 ending. The capital was ripped apart, homes were looted and children were missing. General Matsui Iwane and lieutenant Tani Hisao were found guilty by the International Military Tribunal for war crimes in the far East.. Both were convicted and executed by hanging. The leaders and other war criminals were enshrined at Yasukuni Shrine in 1978.
Along with other upset people and Indian elites that hated British taxes, this revolt became the Sepoy Rebellion. Britain put this down through a violent response that killed thousands of rebels and destroyed countless homes. One year later in 1858, Britain had quelled this rebellion and regained solid control over India. 8. Spanish-American War (553-554)
Although many people consider Pericles a hero, it was questionable how he reached his goals. According to Meriam Webster dictionary, a hero is defined as "a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities". Pericles was not a hero, nor great leader because he was dishonest about money coming from the Delian League, brought the plague to Athens, and had an unprepared military that was rarely successful. Pericles was not a hero because he brought a horrible plague to Athens. This begun when the Spartans marched into the Athenian countryside and started to burn their food supply.
By 1824 King Louis XVIII was succeeded by his Brother Charles X whom also assumed absolute power and created new laws restricting the rights of the citizens. He attempted to overthrow the parliament when elections didn 't end in his favor, rid the citizens of the right to vote and rejected Frances constitution. It was these actions that caused Frances initial revolution in 1830, the people demanded more rights and made it so that Charles X would be the last Monarch with absolute power. However, 18 years later many of Frances citizens were still terribly unhappy with their government King Louis Philippe was extremely corrupt, many people were still unable to vote, a major recession made it so that many citizens were barely able to eat. Despite all of this, the revolution of 1848 in France didn 't gain much traction until King Louis Philippe refused to expand the industrial and baking franchises.
During the Trail of Tears, the American government singled out a particular race, the Native Americans, and forced them to move west of the Mississippi, killing thousands in the process. This has been referred to by many as the American Holocaust. The Trail of Tears, as mentioned above, was the forced removal of the Cherokee nation in 1838. So, who is responsible for forcing them off the land that was rightfully theirs? The parties responsible for guiltily stripping the civilized Cherokee of nation of their possessions and forcing them to bear a 2,200 mile journey that killed an estimate of 4,000 Cherokee people are the Founding Fathers, white settlers, and the white settler 's greed.
Adams is also remembered for his opinions on Republicanism, which introduced Republican ideas to the American government. However Adams is negatively remembered as a vain, eccentric, and stubborn man, and most of his cabinet and Congress believed he was unfit for president. This was evident when he lost his attempt at re-election to Thomas Jefferson and become the first president of the United States to serve 1 term. Despite these opinions Adams had a significant impact on American history and the formation of the United States into what it is
Machiavelli’s traits are occasionally powerful especially “it’s better than being feared than loved”, while its effect is merely temporary that leaders often lose its power after a short time of their glory and dominance. As a conclusion, Machiavellian thoughts can be manifested through out politics today, however in Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar”, all the characters lose their power and fame, as if it’s their fate. Not only the characters from Julius Caesar, modern day dictators such as Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler ruled over fear along with Machiavellian qualities, which seemed to be glorious in the beginning. However, they both faced a catastrophic end at last. Likewise, leaders should not cling to a particular method, since there is no right answer to be a good
One of the worst attacks was Bacon 's rebellion. About a thousand Virginians broke out of control in 1676 led by Nathaniel Bacon. They resented Berkeley 's friendly policies toward indians (Document B). Chaos swept over the Indians and the rebellion.
2 soldiers were guilty of manslaughter, but were later released after being branded The Seditious Committee of Correspondence British acts were not following through. King George III (1770) was attempting to assert the power of the British monarchy.. good man but bad ruler- surrounded himself with “yes men” (LORD NORTH)
Sectional party system was a new and improved system that challenged people’s views to make good decisions for humanity. Slavery was a big problem that political parties avoided. After the Whig party collapsed, the Know-Nothings started to trend, but also collapsed,
Many states did not want to sign the articles due to their fear of another monarchical government. Because of that, the articles was created with a weak central government. This somewhat pleased the states however it took three years and a half for the Articles of Confederation to be ratified. Fear of another tyranny, “ The Articles of Confederation did not include a president,” The cruel and oppressive government had led the colonies to revolt against the long live monarchy, which explained why the articles did not propose a president. This new form of government crushed the idea of a government governed by a king.