The fatal weakness of the Legalists lay in their blind worship of severe punishments and strict laws and disregard of the benefits of moral education and benevolence government. Qin Shi Huang was known to be a paranoid ruler such that he got rid of anybody who showed opposition or didn’t agree with him. Once, scholars were talking behind his back and being a paranoid person, he didn’t like that and arrested over 400 scholars and buried them. His ruthless act did not gain him much support from the people and soon he lost the Mandate of Heaven when Qin dynasty collapsed in
A brave leader gives hope to his people in times of need and does not hide behind walls in seclusion and lets his people suffer and perish. It is unfortunate that Prince Prospero, because of his great fear of death, tries to thwart it by building a fortressed castle and hiding behind these impenetrable walls. He must have thought that hiding and secluding inside his castellated abbey with his chosen friends could have protected him from the Red Death. However, his “castellated abbey” fails, because death is inevitable. As a noble prince, Prospero could have used his wealth to help his people to find a way of fighting the dreadful plague; but instead, he hides from
Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces inflicted considerable casualties against the invading British, and the battle provided them with an important confidence boost. Colonel Prescott’s leadership throughout the battle is an excellent example of good mission command. Upon receipt of mission from higher and given limited resources, Colonel Prescott effectively issued orders to his soldiers, which ultimately led to
So for the punishment, Qin buried 460 of scholars and professors alive, or they were put to make the Great Wall of China. Also, for some other punishments for different situations, he tied each rope to person's legs and arms and pulled it with horses until the person break apart, they got tattooed on their face or forehead with some inks, people's noses got cut, forced people to commit suicide and et cetera. He opened the punishments to the public to show people how strong he is. The second reason is that Qin was about to get killed by some spies but, the bodyguards weren't allowed to act to protect him until they received Qin's order. This was because Qin didn't want to show his weakness in front of other people.
They, to thank their king, owed loyalty and military service in the form of troops to the king in time of need. The government became unstable as the lords became stronger, and more independent, not requiring the king's help. They began to fight between themselves, acquiring more land and peoples to rule. This is how Chinese territory expanded. As a result of the king’s being weak, the lords were constantly at war.
George Washington and his mythical status Many generals helped the Continental Army defeat the British, but why do we always think of George Washington when thinking of a general in this war? George Washington is most famously known for being the army 's Commander in Chief and for helping them defeat the British in the American Revolution. Washington showed leadership, was practical and clever in battles, and was a good humane person. In addition, he has made some mistakes. Washington has shown leadership throughout the war.
Beowulf slayed them because he believed it was his duty. No one could defeat these monsters like he could.There had to be a reason Beowulf fought these monsters because he never did it for himself. He put others ahead of himself because he believed it was his moral obligation to. When he fought Grendel he had to defeat him to balance good and evil. With the battle to protect the city against the dragon, even though Beowulf was king he fought the dragon.
A division grew between the new recruits and the Presedential guards who were well trained and ready for any battles that came along their way. The Hutu society started their plans very small, with listing people who they saw as traitors and was soon going to kill. It is thought that Habyarimana's name was on the list because they thought he betrayed them. They took this list very serious, to the radio stations that they listened too, "Radio Rwanda." They believed that this radio station was favoring their opposition and they became liberal.
Therefore, absolutism was also an achievement that referred to a ruler being able to diminish the power of the other ruling families and establish their power as the strongest and, most importantly, the only power in that state. In improving the economic condition of the state and helping establish a one man rule in the state, war was one of the most important factors that gave rise to the absolutist monarch in many parts of
Similar to the ancient world wherein wars between tribes were common, strongmen also love to wage wars with a certain opponent. This gives them something to fight against. This also becomes a source of strength. People who are afraid of facing strong enemies especially because of the risks it entails support a strongman who shows that he has the capacity to defeat the public