Muhammad Ali: A Revolutionary Figure Muhammad Ali was one of the most dominant boxers of all time finishing with a record of 56-5 with thirty-seven knockouts. Muhammad Ali made a great impact on the world while being one of the most dominant boxers of all time. Ali put helping others before his own boxing career. He wanted to help people that do not have the chance to pursue their dreams to be able to. Muhammad Ali has significantly benefitted modern society by creating equality between African Americans and whites, helping fight for a cure for Parkinson’s disease, and increasing the popularity of the sport of boxing.
The early Islamic empire expanded using three methods. These methods included military conquest, political means, and financial incentives. First, the Islamic empire expanded through military force. According to the document A: battle of Yarmuck, the battle was fierce and bloody. 24,000 Muslims took part and 70,000 Greeks were put to death.
The combat lasted for 6 months, and the Allied forces finally won the battle. It was a critical turning point of the WWII. However, both troops got severely damaged. More than 25,000 young men were killed due to starvation as well as the combat. Larsen had to lose his brother in front of his eyes on the
Medieval Europe was a time of war and conflict between different peoples. One of the most important military endeavors of the time was called the Crusades, which was a campaign of Christian attempts to take Jerusalem from the Muslims, who occupied it at the time. Spread over several hundred years, many bloody battles were fought over the holy city. The Crusades involved the two largest religions on the continent and impacted a massive amount of people. The battles irreparably changed the lives of everyone they touched, turning peasants to knights and nobles to slaves.
There have been countless battles and wars in the ancient world that have astonished historians. Thousands of bloody, inhuman battles that were fought by opposing sides. None of which have astonished historians like the battle of Marathon between the Greeks and Persians. “The battle of Marathon is one of history's most famous military engagements”(Stern, 11) according to William Stearns based off of Herodotus account. The war between the Persians and the Greeks was an extremely unique war for its time period.
Similarly, time before 2001's event, the 19 hijacking men took a lot of preparation before the 9/11 attack such as years of training and much flight classes with no suspicion what so ever. It can also be compared that the two events both happened deliberately, intentionally for the United States- ubrupt unforeseen and unpredicted. The two separate attacks also did very much damage to the country. During that attack on Pearl Harbor it damaged 21 ships of the U.S, destroyed 188 airplanes, killed 2,403 Americans and injured 1,178. During 9/11's attack it damaged and destroyed both twin towers in the World Trade Center and the west side of the pentagon killing a total of 2,996 people and injuring over
Achilles is the greatest Greek hero.He is the greatest hero because of his large contribution to the Trojan war.The text said, "Achilles excelled in battle and sacked no less than 23 cities." These 23 cities, although not exciting battles, made a big contribution.The story said "Hektor, although a great warrior himself, was no match for Achilles" Hektor was one of the greatest fighters for the Trojans and led the Trojans. The txt states, "He immediately asked his mother Thetis to provide new armor and she enlisted Hephaistos, the god of metallurgy, to forge for the hero the most magnificent armor ever made" Although armor doesn't define how well you can fight, if good armor is wielded by a good warrior, they will succeed.This was the best armor
When “Large numbers of people banded together to defy laws that they had long found unjust”(Cosner 115), thousands of long lives and futures were saved. Without the amazingly courageous individuals that risked everything for the slaves, the organization would never be such a large and everlasting historic memory. The incredible story of the foundation and operation of the elaborate system, is one that will be known for generations to
Patriotism “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so few to so many”- Winston Churchill. World War II is known to be the bloodiest war documented in history; it was the largest and most violent conflict America soldiers have been a part of. Although many people lost their lives, World War II to is referred to as “The Good War”, because forces of good triumphed over evil and the entire world was changed for the better. Throughout its six year span, World War II ended Hitler’s third Reich, Mussolini’s dictatorship, and an aggressive Japanese empire. Without the help of all the brave men and women like, Samuel Johnston Hughes, who fought in World War II American would not have been able to participate in making the world a more tranquil and peaceful place to live.
This building is mainly represents the art of 8th century. It wasn’t built by one sultan but the work completed by other sultans which means they were planning for future at that time. Personality, it reflects the strength and the progress the people had at that reign. But when the people reached the top, they started to fall down. Muslims started to fight each other and they became micro states which enabled their enemy to defeat them
Expansion of Islamic empire “by Allah’s help, some 70,000 of them (the Greeks) were put to death.”(document A). Battle what does that mean? Does it mean conquering, fighting, killing. Well the world may never know but, the Muslims did. The expansion of the Islamic empire was a big time in history for the Muslims, it was their big breakthrough.
From the three documents provided, Documents A, B, and C. I think that the Early Islamic Empire expanded war, by truced, and rare peace. It changed dramatically. The spread of Islam from 632-661. The battle in al-Yarmuk was the fiercest and bloodiest of its kind. According to Document A Al-Biladuri, “The Battle of the Yarmuk” “The Greeks and their followers in this battle tied themselves to each other by chains, so that no one would run away.” When anybody goes to war, the only thing that you think of is, “Get me out of here!” But, putting chains together so that they would not run away is really hard.
There were 62,000 soldiers and 14,000 casualties for the Union and 50,000 soldiers and 8,000 casualties for the confederate. When massed confederate artillery devastated a union assault by fitz John porter 's command, long streets wing of 28,000 men counterattacked in the largest simultaneous mass assault of the war.The confederates may have had less soldiers but they won the Battle of Second Bull
This two day battle was an advantage for the Union, but still suffered many losses. The Union lost over 100 soldiers and had many casualties. General Sherman was able to achieve his mission, which was to destroy the Atlanta railroad lines and because of this the industrial city was vulnerable. By the end of the battle, both nations lost many troops. There was a total of 3,149 casualties.
Darius I shifted his forces to the bay at Marathon. Highly outnumbered, the Athenians boldly confronted and defeated the Persians and forced them to renounce further invasion plans. Xerxes, son of Darius now sought the blood of his enemies. In 480 BC, Xerxes overpassed the Hellespont via the twin bridges he ordered to be constructed. The Greeks had insufficiently