His words had led to the feelings of hope, of the Patriots. Next, In 1774 Patrick Henry was sent by Virginia congress. At the second Virginia convention the next year, he surged the colony to arm its militia. It was in this speech that he uttered his famous words “Gentlemen may cry at peace! But there is no peace!
The effect of the Stamp Act crisis was the Virginia Resolves which stated that anyone who approved the taxation of Virginia was an enemy of the colony. The British government also imposed their troops onto the colonists’ lands, placing four regiments of regular troops in the city. The troops often looked for jobs during off-duty in which created competition for the locals. The effect of this was the Boston Massacre which was British troops shooting into a crowd of Boston laborers. In the perspective of the colonists, the British comes in and tries to take what is theirs, imposes taxes for a war the colonists didn’t even ask Britain to interfere with, sends their troops which the colonist has to maintain and care for even though their taking their jobs thus, leaving little to no jobs left for the locals, then after getting fed up with the fact that Britain is controlling a land that isn’t theirs, they protest in which causes the same British troops that took their jobs and to enter their homes to shoot into a crowd that was weaponless.
When Hamilton was 16, he moved to New York and attended college. However, Hamilton's interest was not in getting an education, he wished to be in involved in politics and knowing that an American revolution is on the way, he decided to leave college and join the Patriots to fight against Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War. Hamilton was unhappy with Britain's enforced taxes and business regulations and decided to take action. The war began in 1775 and Hamilton fought in many battles and was promoted to a lieutenant colonel. He later caught the attention of George Washington and was then made his trusted assistant and advisor.
Examples would be from the civil uprising of the Syrian war. The reason why the war began is because of political disagreements by the citizens of the Syrian state. The citizens rebelled at the Capital that unfortunately they were being fired at by the security and killed from the firing. The violence in Syria has caused millions to flee their homes. The ultimate reason that was stated was violence, 320,000 people were killed which frightened the refugees.
Cry Freetown which is created by Sorious Samura is a documentary that exposes the atrocities that was occurring in Sierra Leone. During that period, with the influence of some corrupted leaders, a group of rebels took over the city of Freetown and turned it into a bloody massacre. The documentary first started with Samura giving an insight of what might have been the cause of the civil war. According to him, all the chaos was over a mineral; Diamond brought hatred between people of the same nation. The rebels were killing, and abusing innocent people.
A Start To A Battle “If the two lanterns hang in the North church steeple that will give a signal to the Americans that the British are coming by sea not land.” This famous quote by Paul Revere describes his idea to secretly signal that the British were coming. This is one example of how he played an important role in the American Revolutionary War. Before the War, Paul Revere’s role in the Sons of Liberty was to be a leader and help defend the Americans. Also, Revere warned everyone throughout the countryside that the British are coming to steal their resources. During the war, Paul Revere built a gunpowder mill and led a Militia army.
It was aimed at gathering weapon and spreading propaganda. The Khmer Rouge regime was extremely brutal. The executed people who could work or make the journey did not go to camp. People who refused to leave were killed and those who didn’t leave fast enough or obey orders were killed too. Most of the population, urban and rural, Khmer Rouge took out their anger and frustration out on the nation Vietnamese
However, in the example of the Libyan Revolution, after achieving its intended purpose of toppling Muammar Gaddafi, that was not the case. Instead, the killing of Gaddafi resulted in a civil war as “militias turn[ed] on each other”. In the end, even after United Nations supervised the election of a new government that eventually fled to the eastern city of Tobruk, “many fear[ed] it would fragment” as the city started “giving way to anarchy”. “Thousands [were] dead, towns [were] smashed and 400,000 [were made] homeless”. A young Libyan student stated that “things were better [before the revolution as they] had security”.
Also the French Revolution consisted of a lot more violence than the American Revolution. During the French Revolution, there was a period known as the “Reign of terror” which was a period of extreme violence and brutality against people who did not support the French Revolution. The purpose was to scare people to support the revolution or they would die. People who supported the French Revolution burned and looted homes and churches and they killed and beheaded thousands of people. Anyone who was seen as a threat to the Revolution lost their life and it did not matter who it
But what we did not know is that they were members of the rival cartel called Cartel De Sinaloa and that one of them was the son of an important member and that is when we notice we have messed up. They were known for their brutality and mass assassinations. We freaked out when we found out and asked ourselves what to do because we knew they would come for vengeance. Without any notice, the next day 6 people were found dead chopped into pieces in plastic bags with a letter saying “Esto es por nuestra gente y esto es apenas el empiezo” or “ This is for our people and this is just the beginning” Everybody was scared and started to leave the town, and within a matter of days it became a ghost town and a war field. My mom and decided to come to the United States because she said we were going to be safer and my father had to stay because he was a member of the cartel that was fighting the Sinaloa Cartel.
The Revolutionary war appeared like it was going to end earlier than expected. Since the British army were driving the revolutionist, led by Washington, out of New York and into New Jersey. The British continuously pursued the crippled colonist army, so Washington led his army across the Delaware river. They camped on the Pennsylvania side of the river, but the army was abridged of supplies. Washington considered a very risky plan, knowing if he didn’t do anything the revolution will come to an end.
Chaos swept over the Indians and the rebellion. They went on a rampage and fell murderously upon the Indians. Bacon suddenly dies of disease. Berkeley crushed the rebellion with brutally hanging more than twenty of the rebels (Document B). Later on both Virginia and Maryland employed the “headright” system to encourage the importation of servant workers (Document C).
In this speech he said, if we, the colonists, don’t have freedom and aren’t getting treated fairly, we would rather die. In 1765 Henry was elected from Louisa County for the House of Burgesses, the legislative body of the Virginia colony, to fill a reserved seat in the assembly. When he arrived in Williamsburg, the legislature was already in session. Nine days after being in, Henry introduced the Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions, "in language so extreme that some Virginians said it smacked of treason", Henry’s proposal succeeded, but it took lots of debating and arguing. Responding to pleas from Massachusetts that the colonies made committees of correspondence to coordinate their actions involved with the British, Henry took the lead in Virginia.
The main cause of the riots that took place in Ferguson is the fact that Mike Brown was brutally gunned down by a white police office while he was unarmed and hands up. This angered people and was seen as a modern day lynching. His people wanted to be heard, they wanted what happened to be recognized. In order to be known that the situation will not be left
During the 19th century the Ku Klux Klan were feared by freedmen everywhere. The Klu Klux Klan were a group of white supremacists who were trying to restore white supremacy by hanging or lynching freedmen. The Klu Klux Klan terrorized freedmen in Georgia during the 19th century in an attempt to restore white supremacy by lynching blacks. The Ku Klux Klan terrorized Georgia citizens in the years after the Civil War but they were not brought to justice because some members were government officials. The KKK terrorized newly freed slaves after the Civil War ended.