“The Jonestown Massacre, Remembered,” by Jennifer Latson explains about a man named Jim Jones, a cult leader and a socialist in California persuaded over 900 people to drink a poisonous substance to commit suicide. This was one of the events that wasn’t taught about in history classes due to the amount of people that were willing to kill themselves in order to obey Jim Jones. My main point’s that I plan to use on this topic is the author successful in making her point, the information is accurate, and if the information is valid in her article. The main points in this article is explaining what happened in the Guyana jungle on November 18, 1978, when a man named Jim Jones, who was a socialist and a strict tyrannical cult leader. He was strict with his leadership in fact, he would have his own followers beaten if they didn’t listen to his sermons.
Slide 1- Introduction Good morning/afternoon everybody, today I have been assigned with informing you all about the Aztecs, or more importantly, the reason for their annihilation. Now you may be thinking that it was mainly to do with a war, but it is actually almost solely a disease called the variola disease or as it’s more commonly known, small-pox Slide 2-What were the symptoms and effects Now you may be wondering what made the disease so dangerous to the Aztecs. The main problem of the disease was the fact that not only did it kill 3/10 people effected it also severely lowered the victims fighting capabilities meaning that when the Spanish attempted to fight the Aztecs, it became much more favourable to the Aztecs. (Healthline, n.d.) The person became afflicted with a variety of symptoms that contributed to the previously mentioned tole to the victims fighting capabilities. One of the most notable symptoms was the rashes that would spread throughout the victims entire body which contained abscesses which made any movement of the victim incredibly painful, let alone wielding a weapon in combat.
The journalists at Charlie Hebdo had published multiple cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad. On January 7th 2015, in response to the cartoons, two men claiming to be members of Al Qaeda barged into the magazines office and opened fire, killing 11 people. To Brooks, public reaction to the attack was nothing but hypocritical. Those killed became martyrs for freedom of expression. But if a magazine had published a satirical cartoon of the same sort here in America, they might not have been killed for it, but instead they would not be looked upon in the same light as those who lost their lives in Paris.
But before they were released they had to be branded on their thumb by red hot iron bearing the letter "M" for manslaughter. Felons were only allowed to claim the 'benefit of clergy' once, a brand made it impossible to do otherwise. The sheriff of Boston, Stephen Greenleaf, undertook the duty of court branding the two Boston Massacre soldiers. Kilroy and Montgomery reportedly burst into tears before receiving the painful punishment. Kilroy and Montgomery were then released, discharged from the army and sent back to Britain following the tragic events of the Boston
Source based essay Research Question: To what extent was Al Capone’s reputation damaged by his involvement in the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929? The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre was given its name because of the date which it happened: 14 February 1929, on Valentine’s day. On this day Al Capone had hired men to go to Moran’s hide-out and shoot him dead, however Moran was not there that day and Capone’s men ended up brutally killing 7 of Moran’s men, resulting in a large outcry. Source 1 is an image of Al Capone’s criminal record which depicts Capone as more of a criminal and not just an infamous gangster, amongst many other crimes he committed, murder was one of which he was convicted of. To be publically known as a murderer massively taints one’s reputation.
His new plan was to capture him while watching a play at Ford’s Theatre, but that also didn’t go as planned either, so when he had the chance, he took out his pistol and shot the president in the back of the head. After he shot Lincoln he took off while yelling, “Revenge for the South!”. John Wilkes Booth did managed to escape, making his manhunt “largest in the time period.”. President Abraham Lincoln was then “pronounced dead the next day. ( Wallenfeldt Encyclopaedia
Many people believed that king Tut was burned or had genetic impairments but I think that he got assassinated. ¨since king Tut did not have a child to succeed him, it appears that Ay decided to seize the crown and declare himself king.¨ Also in the mysteries of egypt article Ay claimed the throne but later dies. Could this be Ays work and he killed king tut or could there be someone else? Could it be Horehomb like in the article it says that all the pharaohs names were scratched out.
It is one of the most famous stories in all of Egypt. The god Seth killed his brother, the great god Osiris. Around a thousand years later, when Rome conquered the territory that once housed Ancient Egypt, they could have done many things with this myth. They could have denounced it and completely forgotten about it or left native people from that area with the myth for themselves. But instead, they chose to create whole religions around this myth, as well as the many others from all around Egypt.
The British first came to India not only because of the abundance of raw materials, but also the mass potential they seen. The British East India Company, took advantage of the collapsing Mughal Empire, and broke away from their control to flourished their company. In 1857 the Sepoy army rebelled and that caused the British to come in guns blazing and take over the country. The British rule demolished India through, taxation on anything made in India, and the exportation of raw materials, which caused a plentiful amount of famine,and throughout all of this, the British kept most on India uneducated, and those they did educate, most were forced to become interpreters for the benefits it would make in taking over India and keeping the British in control. Political Paragraph British imperialism had a negative effect on the politics of India because of the corrupt justice system, and the utter lack of respect that killed masses of innocent people.
Paradise Lost was most likely composed few years before its first publication in 1664, a period of a great political problems and transitions during which the republican poet opposed strongly the restoration and tried by his literary works to prevent it. Yet, the terrifying end has come and the revolution, which had promised to establish a purified nation, saw its end with the restoration of the monarchy and the coronation of Charles II. The restoration returned not only the king but the Anglican Church too which provoked a large wave of puritan and catholic persecutions and prohibited all sort of religious meetings for worship. In addition to that, all the puritan ministers and activists were either killed or imprisoned including John Milton, who has been arrested and imprisoned. Thanks to some friends Milton gets released and during the following dark and difficult days, he devotes himself for the accomplishment of Paradise