Immigrants and poor works worked together to increase the wages. The rich wanted to ensure in maintaining their power and wealth, leaving the others in terrible circumstances. “The purpose of the state was to settle upper-class disputes peacefully,control lower-class rebellion, and adopt policies that would further the long-range stability of the system”(Zinn, 238). Always, the wealthy and powerful have control the lower class, creating discriminatory laws. These laws that have been created is beneficial to the rich.
The Mongols exploited everyone, even women and children, for their own advantage, often using forced labor. Those who resisted Khan’s reign were often enslaved, imprisoned, or killed. (I think that being killed for resisting was a little too much.) Many people were killed during the era of the Mongols.
If they got caught, then they would have masks placed on top for them as well as heavy metal spikes and weights. (Doc 5) It was so bad many preferred death over slavery. Many attempted suicide and some succeeded. The ones that failed really wished they died for the pain that came next was the worst.
Crucifixion was the capital punishment during ancient times (Roman Empire). Overtime, slaves gained limited legal protection. During the Hadrian Era, it was believed that a master should not hold the power of life and death over a slave (Roman Empire). An owner that killed his slave without just cause was considered a murderer, as they should have been. Overtime, a slave could even complain of mistreatment and appear in court to appeal against his
Violations of our Everyday Life During the Holocaust, many of the Human Rights we exercise today were broken. Consequently, millions of innocent and law-abiding people were killed during this time. The Jews were forced to labor endlessly in concentration camps, and lives were changed for the worse. Three of our precious Human Rights that were broken were: Our right to equality, freedom from discrimination, and the license from torture and degrading treatment. Their equality was destroyed at the start of the Holocaust.
He wanted to protect the people of Babylonia by creating these laws. Hammurabi ruled for 43 years. Hammurabi’s Code was mostly unfair because people were put to death and there was a lot of violence. There are many examples that show Hammurabi’s Code was mostly unfair. One example is law number 8, it says that “if any one steal cattle or sheep, or an ass, or a pig or a goat, if it belong to a god or to the court, the thief shall pay thirtyfold therefor; if they belonged to a freed man of the king he shall pay tenfold; if the thief has nothing
Native populations rapidly decreased after 1492 because of disease, enslavement, and war. When the Europeans traveled to the New World they brought diseases with them that caused many deaths. Also the Europeans wanted slaves to work for them so they didn’t have to do anything by themselves. War began to break out because of the many deaths happening. The most important cause of the decline was disease because it caused the most deaths and also one people were noticing the diseases they would move around trying to avoid it, but only to make it worse by infecting more people.
Because of how hardworking the Natives were Columbus ended up enslaving them to work in gold mines. Many of the Natives forced to work in mines worked until they died of exhaustion. If they didn’t work hard enough their hands would have been cut off. If natives resisted enslavement they would get their
Slavery and the Holocaust has a lot of similarities. Some similarities are people were mistreated because of their race/religion. Both slavery and the Holocaust were tortured or beaten in some kind of way. Some lives were even taken. I think that Slavery would be worse fate because it lasted a very long time.
Living in such an enormous empire had its benefits. As a Roman, you had education, culture and the protection of the largest military empire on your side. Living in this Empire also had some notable drawbacks. The empire had extreme poverty rates, threats of being in a constant state of war, and the government could impose huge tax burdens on the people.
Yet there were thousands upon thousands who had to go through this unfair state of living. One of the reasons slavery was hated is because it was very harsh. If you were a slave back then usually you would be beaten every week. They were not just taps to get you to work faster but they were lashes with leather rods.
The fourth exotic torture device was the Iron Boot, or “shin crusher.” Humiliation did not occur in this punishment because the pain was already enough to handle. The offender’s legs were put between spiked metal plates and pressure would increase until they fainted. This device was used when the victim would not give up information wanted from them (“Torture”).
All independance was ripped from the people, they were mindless slaves to Vlad III, and if they couldn’t work, they would be killed. This doesn’t just mean the elderly or injured, he would even kill children if they weren’t working from birth. The dead bodies would be hung from trees and buildings in the towns, to do what leaving thousands of enemy soldiers impaled when the unstoppable Ottoman Empire was gaining on them, to strike a fear beyond what’s imaginable. Imagine walking outside and seeing a dead child hanging from a tree just because they were too young to work, or seeing an elderly woman rotting, hanging from a building. The people were terrified to even sleep, for fear of being taken away, tortured, and killed.
Inmates were broken after this relentless torture; we wonder why there wasn’t a mass revolt within the camps, and this is probably why, they had no will to resist oppression anymore. The sickest part of this all is that of the mass dehumanization played surprisingly by the entire people of Deutschland, now not all people played these sick game; most of the aggression was enforced by the German army. Moishe the Beadle was one of the first to experience this cruelty, “The Jews were ordered to get off... They were forced to dig huge trenches. ...
Shown through the Holocaust, concentration camps, and immigration, it was proven that Jews during World War II were some of the most harshly treated people of all time. The Holocaust is one of the most devastating events in human history as the Nazi’s killed millions. Most Jews were thrown into labor facilities known as Concentration camps, and it is shocking the amount of horrific happenings inside of these camps. For the ones that tried to escape Nazi occupation, the Jewish people had to hide and flee, however it was also a struggle to make it into another country. Throughout history there have been many terrible events and wars, however WWII proved to be one of the cruelest times there ever will be, and the Jews suffered the most during this time.