“Caution, Sir! I am eternally tired of hearing that word caution. It is nothing but the word of cowardice!” John Brown John Brown is a fervent abolitionist who seizes the arsenal at the Harpers Ferry, planning to start a slave revolt. On the night of October 16, 1859, he leads 21 men to the arsenal and does an act of violence. He brutally kills many innocent people just because they are in his way.
Amerigo now has to defend, and protect the natives because the tribe decided to get malicious once again. In order to protect himself and to destroy the tribe, he had to sink their canoes with his ships. Vespucci had killed many that day, but he was defending himself and the poor lives that were lost due to the cruel acts of that tribe. They had wanted to settle this civilly, but the natives didn’t even get the chance to before the other tribe just grabbed their weapons and went to town. Amerigo admits to killing the natives of that tribe, but he had a very just reason, which was self defense and to protect the honor of poor defenseless natives.
Christopher Columbus should not be celebrated because he committed mass genocide, forced slaves, and wiped out an entire population. The first reason for why Christopher Columbus should not be celebrated is because he committed mass genocide against the Native Americans. “Endless testimonies...prove the mild and pacific temperament of the natives…. But our work was to exasperate, ravage, kill, mangle and destroy; small wonder,” -Bartolome Las Casas, 1527. This shows how Columbus's crew, as well as him killed for amusement.
Too me its negative because of all the innocent children and men and women that died and gang estcon was like hey i 'll protect you if you pay me if you don 't pay me i 'll kill your whole village go look what i did too the last people. Anyways my view of it was that he just wanted money and he raped the women and stole from the familys of the houses he set fire too and used it too make fire departments and he would have too steal too keep the fire
Him and his Spanish counterparts slaughtered men, women, and children alike. They would decapitate the innocent, burn humans alive, and beat young children to death (Las Casas). When Columbus originally encountered the natives, he recounted that they were a peaceful, generous, and loving peoples (Columbus). Yet he still chose to participate in this torture. Columbus also never actually stepped foot onto North America.
Columbus had never seen people like those of the natives and the natives likewise so for both groups it was a new experience. Columbus took advantage of this and showed social oppression over the natives. He and his men murdered many natives and enslaved even more and forced them to adopt their culture. The natives were tortured, their resources were taken, they were raped and slaughtered all for Columbus’s gain. He made the natives think that he was a friendly face from a foreign land but in reality he only wished to use the intermingling of the two cultures to obtain personal goals.
* The British only had 60 Indians in the Government system. * Indians were forced to grow cash crops that no one would buy. * The British gunned down Indians and constantly arrested Gandhi only further angering the natives. truth is that the British did help make modern India but that doesn’t excuse the atrocities they committed, they starved people, didn’t give them freedom and treated them like slaves in their own land, and worst of all they killed Innocent people, men, women, children, sisters, brothers, all people died at the hands of careless generals, all in all what happened back then to India should never happen ever again. This document should help you in seeing why the bads generally beat out the goods for the British, in the end a life isn’t worth less than a
I had known about lynching before this book however Dr. DeGruy goes into detail about the horrific acts. She explains how men that went though no legal process were brutally beaten burned and lynched simply because they talked or looked a white women or simply just stood up for them self. Its disgust me that people would take pictures and treat a lynching like a joyful ceremony. It is disturbing to think that another man would cut off another man 's body parts and keep them as a souvenir. This really made think about the atrocities that were committed in our country that no one has paid
Also, Alexander drank and that made him make poor judgemental calls, which led to more bad stuff. Alexander had ordered that all those who were in sanctuary or even thought about it were to be killed (Document C). This shows that he hurt people, even those who were in the temple to keep safe, were to be killed. He had also set policies saying that his soldiers can’t be married to local woman, and that shouldn’t have been his choice to make, it should have been the people’s choice because that’s what a great king does, he listens to his fellows questions and askings. His thinking was cruel and all the power that he got from conquering cities and not losing any battles made him think that he was the most powerful man in the world, and that led to all the bad judgemental calls that he had made and at some point regretted that he made
It was also said at the time of this battle the soldiers were very intoxicated. Chivington did not want this to get out so he had 6 members of his troops arrested. One of these people was Captain Silas Soule, a friend who partook in the Battle of Glorietta Pass. The Captain agreed with the killing of the Indians, but did not want to participate in the butchering of these people that they just did away with. After the arrests, there was a full investigation for the event of the Sand Creek Massacre.
(Diaz, 144,191) Anyone who didn’t follow order was usually killed, for example on the march to Mexico when Cortes finds out that some of the caciques and papas were secretly betraying him he killed several of them. “Then Cortés told them that the King’s law decreed such treachery should not go unpunished, and they must die for their crime….they received a blow they will remember forever, for we killed many of them, and the promises of their false idols were of no avail.” (Diaz, 199) Cortés’ campaign was fueled by violence and false promises of brotherhood, there was never going to be a bond between Cortés and a bunch of uncivilized people. Cortés wanted power and wealth and he succeeded in doing
The treatment of the native inhabitants varied among the three explorers. The worst treatment of the natives was seen in great detail through the perspective of De Las Casas. During his expedition in the Indies, he and his comrades killed millions of the natives to take everything and anything they wanted. He stated, “And thus they have deprived the Indians of their lives and souls, for the millions I mentioned have died without the Faith and without the benefit of the sacraments. This is a well-known and proven fact which even the tyrant Governors, themselves killers, know and admit.
He and his people brought diseases with them and killed many of the natives. In the 1700’s many other explorers from Great Britain, France and Spain started arriving and treated the Muscogee people brutally for their land and goods. Even though to keep the peace, the Creeks bartered with them, the explorers were so greedy they wanted everything they had. In 1715, the Yamasee war began against the cheating British traders who captured Indians for enslavement (Treuer and etc.). This caused an eruption in the Creek people and they divided into two groups, The Upper Creek and the Lower