How would you feel if one day you were told to leave your whole life behind to live in captivity just because people halfway across the world did something wrong? This horror story was all too true for the thousands of Japanese Americans alive during World War II. Almost overnight, thousands of proud Japanese Americans living on the west coast were forced to leave their homes and give up the life they knew. The United States government was not justified in the creation of Japanese internment camps because it stripped law-abiding American citizens of their rights out of unjustified fear. Furthermore, the United States should do more to compensate the families of those impacted by internment because the recompense provided initially was minimal and should be considered an affront to the memory of the victims.
International aid and related groups have come about after the horrors of the 1930s and 40s, such as the UN, yet basic human rights are repeatedly violated in nations where corruption is rampant. Consequently, the UN has been an extreme presence in Israel from its formation to the modern day, but the tension between the Israelis and Palestinians is still mounting at the cost of hundreds of lives. The failings of a seven decade old institution provide evidence that the greatest victories over unnecessary death come from the actions of individuals, however humble they may be. Take, for example, Malala Yousafzai, and teenager from Pakistan who has defied the Taliban, a strong political group comparable to the Nazi party, for the sake of defending girls’ right to become educated. In a 2013 speech to the UN, Malala said, “[The extremists] are afraid of women.
The Holocaust was a traumatic and horrendous time for those who suffered and perished. Learning and talking about the Holocaust to this day, is very hard to believe that it ever happened because of the cruel acts that were done to innocent people. Throughout the Holocaust, many people didn’t agree of what Hitler was doing and they decided to take a stand and take action. The resistance groups made a huge difference in the Holocaust to make a change. These people risked their lives for others that were in desperate need of survival.
This war also helped to poison the atmosphere between Europe's great powers. Britain also found that most countries sympathized with the Boers and were mad at Britain.Studies later showed (around 1980) that the war affected a lot of black males. They lost their jobs or they got shut down (like gold mines) because of the war. Alos, nearly 100,000 lives were lost. That’s must affect a lot of
In the past, innocent people got persecuted by the hands of other individuals because of hatred. These terrible actions started because of the pure hatred, lack of knowledge, and people didn’t fight back. Since, this happened people have lost their lives for example 9/11, Pearl Harbor, and shooting that is going on. “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate”. Nazi ideology started Propaganda causing discrimination and hate which justified genocide, which led 6.3 millions Jews killed.
And when it goes to the hands of the wrong people who believes that violence is the divine direction to attract many followers, then religion can lead to extreme immortality. Religious extremists’ doings generates fear and hostility among refugees which caused them to leave their homes. An example would be from the Christian-Muslim conflict in Central African Republic that occurred in last year. “Almost 5 million people were affected by the conflict that thousands have died from the merciless massacre between the Christian and Muslim war fighters. There were 440,000 refugees that fled their country and 190,000 have escaped to neighbouring countries such as Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic ,the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo in order to not be harmed by the armed conflict.” (Onyulo T., April 2012).
Nevertheless, causing the Americans to declare war. British had a reputation in winning many wars, but after the loss of manpower during the war with France it became hellish. Factors that caused hell for the British sailors were hard labor, beatings, low wages, and fear for their life. This horrible living caused few sailors to even go awol. In result, British forced thousands of Americans to serve and work for them.
“It is about ending the incredible despair that exists in many parts of this country where – as a result of unemployment and low wages, suicide, drugs and alcohol – millions of Americans are now dying, in an ahistorical way, at a younger age than their parents (Sanders).” Suicide, drugs, and alcohol are all hard hitting subjects to most, especially suicide. And the fact that he mentions young Americans are succumbing to these things evokes pathos because children are seen more innocent and untouched by society than adults. Therefore, seeing a child, adolescent, or young adult succumb to any of the previously mentioned things would be devastating for most to hear and see.
All in all, America needs to have a voice in what is going in the world instead of staying silent and ignoring peoples obvious cries for help. Syrian refugees are in a constant state of panic as were the jews and America ignored them until it was almost too late are we going to let millions of people die because we’re too scared and afraid that they may members of ISIS most of the refugees are Children who are trying to find safety. Many of those children don’t have their parents and are orphans and we’re going to let them suffer all alone because we are too ignorant to accept them into America. How many times does this have to happen for America to open their eyes to how their ingorance affects other peoples lives. During the Holocaust we ignored the Jews and their plead for help and millions of innocent people died.
The World War 2 is the most large scale war that had ever happened in the world history. It reflects the cruelest sides of the human beings by killing tremendous amount of innocent people. This war not just brought people’s deaths, but also resulted big financial losses to all countries that had participated in it. Many people had to spend most of their time in the underground, apart from the sun, because it was the only place that was considered to be safe. Some of them gave up their hopes, while others cried out for current safety, other than tomorrow’s smile.