Patroclus was mourned for two days because of his death. Hector definitely gained glory from killing people, but he also got a great deal more from dying. Same with Achilles, he had been glorified and relied on a huge amount, as he killed so many warriors, but when he died, people definitely recognized him and glorified him more. Both them killing and then them dying helped them to attain that
He is most famous for crossing the high summits of the Alps with a large army and war elephants, which made the journey even more unpredictable. When Hannibal’s army reached the bottom of the Alps they were forced to fight many battles with the Romans and conquered many territories. One famous story was the battle of Cannae. In that battle, Hannibal, with an army of around 25,000 soldiers with a little help from villages he had conquered, had to face 85,000 Roman soldiers. Hannibal tricked the Roman army and surrounded them, in the end killing 50,000 enemy soldiers.
In 1921, a white elevator operator claimed that an African American man had assaulted her and without any further investigating, the man was arrested. Whites were very outraged about the elevator incident and began to act on their anger. They set African Americans’ homes on fire and vandalized their businesses nearly destroying the entire community. As for African Americans, they were all imprisoned for over a week. An average of three hundred people was killed and over eight hundred were treated for injuries.
The naval assault delivered more direct hits to the forts defensive positions destroying all but a few guns, and resulting in roughly 500 personnel killed or wounded. This is a huge increase compared to the 61 personnel killed or wounded from the first expedition, only 3 of which
Night, fire and death are things that occur many times throughout the book, death being a very big one. Death stands out the most because it happens so much in the book and people are so used to it, they act as if it 's a normal thing. For example, "Babies! Yes, I see this, with my own eyes... children thrown into the flames" (Wiesel 32). This shows how casually that SS officer murdered the children and how surprised Elie was when they did it.
Undoubtedly, the riots left scars on all the people involved. In the end, over 50 people died, about one person for each time Mr. King was struck by the police. April, 2001, Timothy Thomas is shot and killed by a member of the Cincinnati Police Department. Riots broke out across the Over The Rhine community, where Mr. Thomas was shot. The community was in outrage over the killing of the unarmed teenager.
Leo was an actual kid who experienced so much disaster that no one should have to go through. He couldn 't even scream because he was choking on dust and barley move because he was being crushed be falling bricks. This book is about the massive earthquakes in San Francisco that occurred at 5:12 am on April 18th, 1906. The earthquakes terrified hundreds of thousands of people instantly. Thousands of people were killed, crushed to death by houses, buildings,
Jackson led his troops to victory against the Creek Indians at Horseshoe Bend, during the War of 1812, killing roughly 800 warriors and gaining tons acres of land in the process. Because Jackson had won the battle with the Creeks, it ended up breaking their power of resistance and overran many of the other Southwestern tribes, even the ones that were working as allies with Jackson. Within the next few years the Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws and Cherokees gave up millions of acres of their land in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and west Tennessee, because Jackson had made agreements with them. Jackson had made such a huge statement by winning this War and making such a good military success that he was the given the title of Major General. On January 8th, 1815 Jackson was named a national hero because he led 5,000 soldiers and defeated 7,500 British in New Orleans.
Why are Spartan and Athenian societies different Athenian and Spartan societies were mostly different as the Spartan society was more focused on war and the Athenian life was more creative and wonderful. Firstly, the Spartan army was more strong and fierce. They were trained a lot from a young age. The men in the Spartan army were taken away from their families when they were seven years old and located in barracks, where they would live with other children. Their military training was based on endurance through physical training.
The war raged on for 10 continuous years, for a reason as simplistic as the alphabet. A love affair caused hundreds of deaths and years of rage between two sides. In the Greek mythological world, the War of Troy was a long, brutal war between the Greeks and the Trojans because of Helen, who was the wife of King Menelaus of the Spartans. In a quick turn of events, Helen had fallen in love with Paris, and the lovers fled to Troy. After the 10 year war, Troy had been burned to its knees and all of the residents with it, and Helen was stuck with only two options.
Armed with clubs and sticks, axes, knives and pitchforks, the Muslim peasants chanted “Jihad! Jihad! Jihad!” and walked into Phillipville with the intention to kill as many French as they could. 134 Fellagha died, 50 Muslims and 71 French we all killed in this battle. On this side during this there were many side actions including the attack on the coast line and on El-Halia.
Farragut accomplished this great feat by organizing an assault on the enemy forts with a daring fleet of 24 gunboats, 19 mortar boats, and nearly 15,000 soldiers on the night of April 24th; it soon forced the forts to surrender. During this attack on the Confederacy’s forts, many Confederate ships were also taken out by Farragut’s fleet which only added to the Confederacy’s defeat in this momentous event. Preceding the the night of April 24th, forces were gathered at a Ship Island south of Biloxi, which was comprised of 18,000 soldiers under the leadership of Major General Butler and the West Gulf Blockading Squadron of Farragut. By April 14th, Farragut had commanded his vessels to below Forts Jackson and St. Philip. Farragut and his naval fleet had to break through the blockade which the Confederacy had set up to prevent Union fleets from entering the Mississippi River.
Over 1,000,000 were made homeless and 100,000 civilians were killed in this raid. On both sides bombings and strikes were made on centers of production, transportation routes, and other facilities causing a great deal of harm to the civilian population. By the end of the war over 50,000,000 civilians had become casualties of war. The destruction
A t4 ;30 bombs were hitting Fort Sumter and they were shot by the Confederates and after a thirty-four hours of fighting. The small Union force inside Fort Sumter surrendered to the confederate army. The assault on Fort Sumter began the Civil War the North and South were split up and killed many thousands of soldiers and civilians. The Union victory ended slavery in 1865 but it cost in human life was immense.
“The fighting in Bexar raged with a house-to-house assault unlike anything the Mexican army had before experienced” (Lee, n.d.). General Cos’ surrendered from the Alamo on December 9, 1835 with 200 of his men dead and many more wounded. The Mexican surrender and the siege of the Alamo brought immediate retaliation from Santa Anna. He quickly assembled a force of 8,000 men and pushed mercilessly towards Texas. He was determined to crush all opposition and teach the Texans a lesson (Lee,