Document 7 tells the miserable life of slaves on slave trade ships. What the British surgeon had told also happened in 18th century, when Atlantic “Triangular” trade prevailed. He provides this description in a book, so actually he wants to tell everyone who cares about slavery how horrible the slaves’ life at his point of
Under orders from Sherman, his men destroyed all sources of food and forage and left behind a starving and demoralized people (Georgia). Sherman and his men destroyed the food stores the people of Georgia had saved for the winter months, leaving a path of scorched-earth and hungry civilians. The Geneva Convention lists this as a war crime, “Intentionally using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare by depriving them of objects indispensable to their survival, including willfully impeding relief supplies as provided for under the Geneva Conventions;”. The carnage and destruction left by Sherman and his men left a scar that took decades for Georgia to recover from. The willful destruction of food storages, and the following starvation of civilians are clear examples of war crimes.
The priests were still collecting themselves when they passed by the ruins of houses and heard screams for help. Sadly, “because of the fire it was too late to help”(Hersey 28). This is the first example of the worst human experience. Father Kleinsorge and the other priests had to make the decision not to help people who were trapped and soon to be killed by the fires. In the image above, fires from the explosion of the atomic bomb take over the city of Hiroshima.
As she travels her journey on the Natchez Trace she preservers trough every kind of obstacle she faces. She faces challenges both physically with the trip emotionally with the abuse from the white hunter. She is also facing the fact that her grandson is at home sick. While facing all of these obstacles and challenges her personality shows that she would do it all again in a heartbeat in order to help care for the ones she loves. In this humble situation she still carries pride in the fact that she is able to acquire medicine for her beloved grandson.
The Columbian Exchange occurred when Columbus arrived in the new world and disease, culture, crops, and animals were traded. This swap caused the great biological exchange. When the Spanish and later English came over to the new world along with crops and animals they also brought disease. Europeans, living among many diseases, had built immunity to the ailment, but since the natives had never been exposed to the illnesses they had no immunity and the disease quickly spread. The Europeans, unintentionally, started an epidemic that would spread throughout the Americas and single handedly kill millions of Natives.
The poor Harriet so depress, she was finally suicide and hided the baby away. This is a tragedy story was made by the fanatical in religious, its can killed a innocent person, broke up a family, nearly killed a purely child and this is not what Waknuk people support to do if they want to protect their land. They are leading it to peril. “ ‘Nothing much!’ snapped my mother. ‘You have the effrontery to bring your monster into my house, and tell me it’s nothing much!
Many people know that the Bubonic Plague also known as the Black Death started and ended in Europe from 1347 thru 1351. On the other hand, the Bubonic Plague had brought many breakdowns of feudal societies such as economic collapse and social causes. There are many reasons why the Bubonic Plague spread rapidly among others and animals and could not be easily stopped. The Bubonic plague had spread quickly on the backs of fleas on the rats, the Black death affected major cities like Florence, Italy. The Bubonic plague had ongoing diseases and the Bubonic plague brought about the decline of farms.
The 1990 film, Awakenings, which was directed by Penny Marshall, aimed to show the story of a doctor and how he coped up with the diseases of his patients. The neurologist, Dr. Malcom Sayer, did not just manifested his profession as a doctor but his relation to his patients as well. Another relationship can also be seen in the movie. The mother and child relationship between Mrs. Lowe and her son, Leonard, is very touching. The film has been auspicious in demonstrating the acceptance and love of a mother for his son despite his flaws and irregularities.
Julie’s father, General Grigio loses all hope after the viral disease strikes, and he kills his wife after she has risen up from the dead. Julie is one of the very few optimistic people in this broken down world, and she is fed up with it. Her father’s lack of compassion forces her to tell him the reality of the situation. She asks, “Who decided life has to be a nightmare? Who wrote that [freaking] rule?
While Alcott and the rest of the hospital staff could do nothing for the man’s physical condition, Alcott soon realized her dear John simply needed a shoulder to lean on and find comfort in as he lived his last days in trials of great pain (Alcott 2006, page 40). Miss Alcott directly states, “I was the poor substitute for mother, wife, or sister, and in his eyes no stranger, but a friend” (Alcott 2006, page 40). Alcott’s account here reveals how desperate these injured soldiers were for companionship and the comforts of home. It shows today’s and future generations the great homesickness and sacrifice both the soldiers and those caring for them faced during the Civil War. Miss Alcott effectively paints this image through the sharing of her experience with this young blacksmith named