Ken Arok was stabbed to death by his stepson, Anusapati, using a magical blade that the former once used to kill other people after Anusapati learned the fact that Ken Arok was not his biological father. Ken Arok was the father of kings because his biological son from his concubine, Ken Umang, revolted against Anusapati. Therefore, Ken Arok’s bloodline was considered the royal blood that produced kings throughout centuries, including Hayam Wuruk, the greatest king of
There is always a reason for everything. Weather it be why someone gets up in the morning, or the reason for going to work. In the epic poem, The Odyssey written by Homer, the main character Odysseus’ heroic story is told. Odysseus is a Greek king, he was forced to leave his wife Penelope, and newborn son Telemachus. It was mandatory that he fought alongside his military in the Trojan war.
March of 1845 saw the end of an election campaign where Democrat James Knox Polk defeated Republican Whig Henry Clay. President Polk was a forceful and aggressive opponent whom idealized making the country great in the eyes of foreign countries. During his campaign, he promised the people that he would help expand the US to the west and fulfill the belief of Manifest Destiny. Within the first year of his inauguration, he had already declared a full-scale war on Mexico and the Texas border causing the Mexican-American War along with negotiation concerning Britain 's property of Oregon. He arguably achieved more land than any other president.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest It is clear to see that Chief Bromden in Ken Kesey’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” plays a very significant role throughout the novel. By respecting and admiring his father, Chief dreams about becoming a strong figure like his father. Chief loses his independence when he enters the ward for his “illness”. However, there is one figure who strives to help regain Chief’s independence. McMurphy, who joins the ward only because he thought that choosing the ward would be way more favorable to him rather than working, wants to help Chief Bromden regain his confidence so that they can strategize an escape plan together.
Due to Tutankhaten's young age when he assumed power, the first years of his reign were probably controlled by an elder known as Ay, who bore the title of Vizier.As the populace was forced to honor Aten, the religious conversion threw the society into chaos. The capital was changed from Thebes to Amarna, and Akhenaten put all of his efforts into the religious transition, neglecting domestic and foreign affairs. As the power struggle between old and new intensified, Akhenaten became more autocratic and his regime more corrupt. Following a 17-year
Towards the beginning, Fortinbras army almost started a war to claim land back that was rightfully theirs, but since he wasn’t the king yet, more or less, he got his hands slapped. That caused him anger and fueled the fire, just like Hamlet, to take the seat at the throne even sooner. However, as the story ends and in Hamlet’s final breaths, he bequeaths the throne of Denmark to
Then one day she heard a man by the name of Graham speak of Christ, thinking of Louie she encouraged Louis to talk to Graham, after a short disagreement about attending Louie finally gave in and went to talk to the man about God. ““What God asks of men’, said Graham, ‘is faith. His invisibility is the truest test of that faith. To know who sees him, God makes himself unseen.” (Hillenbrand 382) Then after a while Louie found God and spoke out about his daring story. He influenced and inspired people of all ages showing his path to finding faith in
Many people may say that Asoka was a ruthless conqueror because of his conquest of Kalinga which was a bloody battle where many people died and many more were driven out of their country but I bet the evidence I will show you will make you believe he was an enlightened ruler. From 268 BCE to 232 BCE Asoka was the ruler of the Mauryan Empire, which is now known as India. During that time many of his actions show that he was enlightened. First, the conquest of Kalinga which many people think was ruthless was something that the Mauryan people needed so I believe that battle was one of an enlightened ruler rather than a ruthless conqueror. Asoka can also be considered an enlightened ruler because he went on a pilgrimage looking for a teacher and after finding a Buddhist monk and following his instructions he was able to understand history, reject violence, and form ideas that had never been thought of before.
Cuba’s location in the Pacific was glowing with opportunities for not only business, but also strategic military. The final of the five was the unexpected eradication of the USS Maine, an American battleship, blamed on the Spanish. This medley of conflict erupted into war with the Spanish, speculated to have ended with five core results: the gain of Puerto Rico, Guam, and purchase of the Philippines; the evental annexation of the Philippines; the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands; the assembly of the Panama Canal; and the rise to a world-power status. This was undoubtedly, one of the most impactful wars America has fought.
He was a United States-trained engineer, Luis Somoza Debayle was first elected as a PLN delegate in 1950 and by 1956 he presided over the Nicaraguan Congress. After his father's death, he assumed the position of interim president, as prescribed in the constitution. His brother Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, who was a West Point graduate, took over the leadership of the National Guard. A major political repression campaign was followed after the assassination of Anastasio Somoza García. Many political opponents were tortured and imprisoned by guards under orders from his eldest son Anastasio Somoza Debayle and the government imposed press censorship as well as suspended many civil liberties.