The first one Polyneices, he had a reckless ambition because he wanted to invade the city of Thebes just because his brother died that he would rule Thebes. That is reckless ambition because he would let his city fall apart only to try and rule it. Just like destroying something because you did not receive the thing you wished. But unfortunatly for Polyneices he was Killed by his own brother how interesting, that was because his brother was on the city’s side while Polyneices was on the enemy’s side.So he then died dishonored. Last but not least Ismene.
Going back to the quote from earlier when he was confessing that he committed murder near the scene of Laïos’s murder to Iocaste, he said, “The groom leading these horses/ Forced me off the road at his lord’s command;/ But as this chariot lurched over towards me/ I struck him in my rage” (page 43). Forcing someone off the road is not a life threatening action, but striking someone is. He uses the word ‘struck’, a violent verb. He attacked them first, which means he has no grounds to claim self defense. One could claim that it was self defense because Oedipus later explains that Laios attacked him as well.
In Jackson’s time as general, he was part of the Burr conspiracy, which almost ruined his entire military career. Aaron Burr was the vice-president for President Thomas Jefferson. Burr said he had a plan to make the Spanish go to the Southwest, away from the American frontier. However, Jackson was a nationalist and did not care for international law. Therefore, Jackson turned down Burr’s plan.
When he returned, he met with Thomas Wintour and Robert Catesby to plot a perverse plan to assassinate the Protestant King James I and his government. They planned to achieve this malicious feat by blowing up the Parliament building. The authorities exposed this “Gunpowder Plot” because an anonymous letter prompted them to search underneath the House of Lord. Below the building, authorities found Guy Fawkes defending thirty-six barrels of gunpowder. Sentenced to death, Guy Fawkes took his own life to escape the misery of death by hanging (10 Notable Traitors in History).
After this, with their commander behind them, the soldiers mistook the command fire and fired unorderly into the crowd. There is also the argument that maybe Captain Preston called for the command fire from behind his men, but this is also thought to be false. In the documentary “Unsolved History: The Boston Massacre”, scientists ran a test to see if it was possible for the soldiers to hear this command from behind. This test proved that it would have been impossible for the soldiers to hear the command from Preston and it likely came from the crowd; furthermore after the firing when the colonists came back to retrieve the fallen Preston knocked up his men’s muskets, asking them not to
Had one not given his or her tribute, which was either one hawk’s bell of gold or 25 pounds of cotton, he or she would have his/her hands cut off and they were left for dead. These rules put in place by Columbus inspired the Taíno people to revolt. These revolts were sometimes successful, sometimes not. In the Taíno rebellion of 1511, Agueybana II, nephew of former Taíno cacique (chief) Agueybana, had doubted the Spaniards as gods (a belief they had since the Spaniard arrivals), so he lured a Spaniard named Diego Salcedo to the bank of a river and drowned him. This approved Agueybana’s beliefs, and essentially waged war against the Spaniards.
Macbeth felt as if Macduff was disloyal to him when Macduff fled to England where Malcolm was. Therefore, Macbeth saw Macduff as a threat to the throne, stating in Act IV, “The castle of Macduff I will surprise; Seize upon Fife; give to th’ edge o’ th’ sword His wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls That trace him in his line.” (Scn i, lns 150-153) In the statement above Shakespeare illustrates how Macbeth ordered murderers to go to Macduff’s castle to slaughter Macduff’s family. The reader can see that this is an explicit example of treachery, because Macbeth was willing to take any means necessary to eliminate any threats to the throne. Macduff, on the other-hand, was an all-around loyal, dependable, and a conscientious nobleman of Scotland. When Macbeth began his plot to gain the throne, Macduff feared for his life and the rest of Scotland’s sanity.
Abbrigail Stevens Mrs. Martinez English IV, 4th Hour 4-21-16 Spanish Armada The defeat of the Spanish Armada caused Spain to become a second rate world power and forced Spain to change its goal for exploration. In the late 1500s King Philip decided he wanted to take over the world. He planned to take control of the English Channel. They were trying to transport a Spanish Army to Britain from the Netherland. In 1586 he decided to build the invincible Armada (Spanish Armada Defeated).
In the play, Macbeth is told he would be king. What he did not realize at the time was what he would have to do to be king. Macbeth had to commit unthinkable crimes against people who trusted him. Macbeth and his wife create a plan to kill King Duncan, a noble, trusting friend of Macbeth. After Macbeth killed a traitor of King Duncan, Macbeth was given the title of Thane of Glamis.
Castro did so by starting a revolution and Macbeth did it by assassination. Another similarity is that both leaders often ignored the needs of their people in order to push their agendas. Both leaders also made enemies of countries larger than their own. Castro was a notorious enemy of the United States just as Macbeth was an enemy of England. Both leaders had any opposition against them killed as well.
Zebulon and his men were captured by Spanish authorities thinking they were spies. They were taken to Santa Fe and then to Chihuahua. They were released under protest. Zebulon died on April 27th,1813 when the British blew up its ammunition. He was buried at York, upper
•Parliament issued the first internal tax imposed directly on American colonists by the british government. It levied a tax on all printed paper in the colonies. Britain thought that it was a ongoing tax, that would be spread throughout the colonies. Colonist disagreed and it arose one of the most powerful demographic groups to oppose Britain.Colonists burned the Chancellor of the Exchequer and promised to hang him if he ever visited the colonies again. The Sons of Liberty club sprang up to oppose the tax, so they burned the stamps and drove out all the stamp collectors.