Pol Pot believed that the “old society” should be executed because the group had hate towards them. This included intellectuals, merchants, Buddhist monks, former government officials and former soldiers. They were either starved, overwork or executed. Pol Pot had been influenced and impressed by China’s Cultural Revolution, Mao Tse-tung. He forced people in China to evacuate cities and force people into a rural, farming life.
He was told that scholars were “criticizing the emperor”, so he had them all buried alive. -(“Qin Shi Huang-Di”) He had all books, except the history books about Qin, burned. -(“Qin Shi Huang-Di”) D. Overall he achieved many goals, and left a large impact on China. III. Xi is a good leader with a different perspective.
He’s ambition rise up and with his wife Lady Macbeth’s ideas, he changed from a loyal courtiers to a regicide. Having murdered king Duncan, he usurped the throne. As king he began his tyranny, killing his friends, courtiers and their families, which ultimately caused his own doom. All the great king in the history they all have big ambition. but Macbeth’s didn’t get the things his ambition want, so his ambition drive him to the evil side.
The abuse of power by the higher authority angered millions. The people wanted a republic because of lacking leaders. The mass numbers shared a common goal and this paved the bloody path to the power of the people. The idea of revolution was spread to the oppressed Third Estate citizens and the divisions between the estates lead to an uprising which then created the National Assembly. The partisans of the Third Estate destroyed symbols of royal power through the storming of the Bastille and the Women’s March.
This wasn’t his only encounter with King Darius the third, but he still won the battle since King Darius the third cowardly fled and left his family behind. Becoming pharaoh of Egypt was another amazing accomplishment in his life where he knew yet again how to take control. At the battle of Gaugamela, Alexander the great won again and King Darius fled again. Another magnificent accomplishment by Alexander the Great was crowning himself king of Persia at the death of King Darius the third. The last final battle for Alexander in India was yet again another victory.
He participated in Allied conferences and was a very strategic planner. Joseph Stalin ignited “one of the greatest political repression campaigns in the history of the Soviet Union,” (Budanovic, Nikola). However, Stalin ordered the KKVD to mass murder political prisoners (Budanovic, Nikola). This caused much controversy for many people all over the world. He was very troubled throughout his life, and some experts believe this is a direct result of living in a broken home.
Joseph Stalin, 1878-1953, established totalitarianism in Russia, and forever changed the nation. He used police force to gain power, and instilled fear in all of his followers. This reign of terror was known as the Blood Purges or the Great Terror. During the Blood Purges, Stalin blamed Russian citizens for crimes he committed, and imposed the worst of punishments on them. Death or being sent to a labor camp, such as Gulag, was the fate of most.
The immediate results included death, destruction, displacement, homelessness, starvation, and disease. Colonial powers lost their colonies during a period that was marked by even more violence by liberationists, nationalists, or guerilla warfare. Perhaps the saving grace to this legacy would be the global institutions that were put in place to prevent another Great War, such as the Bretton Woods System and the United Nations. Furthermore, there were war crime trials (Nuremberg and Tokyo) to hold leaders accountable for their “conspiracy to
When Macbeth began his plot to gain the throne, Macduff feared for his life and the rest of Scotland’s sanity. Because of this, Macduff went to find Malcolm in England and talk to him and King Edward of England about defeating Macbeth. While in England, Macduff discovered that Macbeth had slaughtered his family. To gain honor for Macduff’s deceased family, Macduff went to kill Macbeth in Act V saying, “… Tyrant, show thy face! If thou be’st slain and with no stroke of mine, My wife, and children’s ghost will haunt me still.” (Scn vii, lns 14-16) In Macduff’s statement, he was saying that if did not seek vengeance on Macbeth, then
As Macduff sought out men to fight for the throne, he spoke of Macbeth’s treachery as follows: “Each new morn/ new widows howl, new orphans cry” (IV.iii.4-5). Macduff obviously thought terrible things of Macbeth, and blamed him for killing many men and causing grief throughout his kingdom. This makes Macbeth a tyrant and murderer, and having a tyrannical ruler like that causes fear in a nation’s people. This is shown before Macbeth went out to battle as he orders, “Send out more horses. Skirr the country round.
The Sons of Liberty club sprang up to oppose the tax, so they burned the stamps and drove out all the stamp collectors. The Boston Sons of Liberty, headed by Sam Adams, was one of the most uncontrollable patriots in the country. Townshend Acts: •Named after the Chancellor Charles Townshend became the birth of six new laws. The motivation for these acts was to use the money to pay the salaries of governors and judges so that they would stay loyal to Great Britain. Mainly so that the governors and judges would punish the province of New York for failing to obey the Quartering Act.
The Puritans became powerful. During the Protectorate, churches were required to be plain and serious, and dancing, the theatre, pubs, casino problems,Maypoles and even Christmas were banned. 4. Even poor people became political: • The Levellers wanted to give ordinary men the vote (Cromwell crushed the movement). • The Diggers set up a commune where everyone was equal it was destroyed by a very angry mob.