For my comparison essay, I chose to compare Julius Caesar with Malcolm X. I chose Malcolm X because I do not know much about him. I hope researching and writing this essay will help me to learn more about him. Julius Caesar was bornin Rome in July 100 BC as Gaius Julius Caesar. Despite being born to a very powerful father and into a family that claimed to be descendants of Gods, Caesar lived an ordinary life, however, little is known about his childhood.
Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln are two great past leaders whose legacy is still felt today. They are regarded as being among history’s greatest statesmen. Although from two radically different eras and locales, they have many similarities as well as differences. This paper will compare the things the great men had in common. Gaius Julius Caesar was born on approximately July 12, 100 BCE in Rome.
Comparing Caesar and King There are many times that you will see a difference in opinion and find people voicing their opinions differently. On the other hand, you will see people coming together for a cause and making a change similarly and that is what we are going to focus on. Two good examples of this can be found in “The Fear and the Flames” and The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. In “The Fear and the Flames,” civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. gets assassinated and in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Caesar gets assassinated by plebeians. By reading both of the stories, you encounter 2 innocent killings, riots, and revenge.
Malcolm’s mother went through a permanent shock and grief over her husband’s death, she was instated into a mental institution where she was to remain for recovery for the next 26 years. At this point Malcolm and his siblings were sent to foster homes. Malcolm X was out of control in school and was sent to a detention home in Mason, Michigan. The people who owned the home treated him well. He attended Mason High School being only one of the few black students at the High School, His academic achievements were very much liked by his classmates and elected him as class president.
Malcolm X and Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar and Malcolm X were influential men in their own rights. While they lived millennia apart and in extremely dissimilar societies, their lives have several parallels. Pundits and scholars of history concur that both defined and influenced the respective histories of their time and were loved or loathed in equal measure by those that their lives touched. Malcolm X was an African American Muslim minister and human rights, activist.
Peace over Power As Ernest Hemingway once stated, “Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another” (Goodreads). The assassinations of Julius Caesar and Yitzhak Rabin may have started as an idea, but each killer put his idea into action. Caesar and Rabin may have had good intentions of power, but others had bad opinions of the two.
Today I am going to explain the similarities between: Julius Caesar and Malcolm X. First, you need to know more about them!: Malcolm X 1925–1965 was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his adorers he was a brave advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who prosecuted white Americans in the harshest terms for their crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. He has been called one of the most significant and most influential African Americans in history.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X) Gaius Julius Caesar (Latin: CAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR, pronounced [ˈɡaː.i.ʊs ˈjuː.li.ʊs ˈkae̯.sar],[a] 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), usually called Julius Caesar.
“Into what dangers would you lead me, Cassius, that you would have me seek into myself for that which is not me?” (I.II.68-69). In the play Julius Caesar by Shakespeare there are many characters that can be compared and contrasted; two of those characters are Brutus and Cassius. Brutus and Cassius both have quite a few similarities as well as their differences. One of the few similarities that both these characters share is that both were involved in the assassination of Caesar; the difference between these two is their personalities.
Malcom X used his platform to speak up about equal rights using his Black Muslim faith. Just like Martin Luther King Jr he positively used his religious beliefs to speak for what believed. According to Biography.com, Malcom X inspired black pride which was one of the various reasons on why he was important to the Civil Rights Movement. Malcom X started to get involved with Elijah Muhammad, the Nation of Islam 's leader. He grew to be an influential and strong orator.
Introduction: Malcom X urges the Negro community to fight to gain the equal rights they deserve by taking action against their white oppressors. He emphasizes that blacks will gain their rights either thorough voting, with the ballot, or else through the inevitable violence with the bullet. Thesis [part a] Like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., also fighting for the civil rights of black Americans in the 1960s, but in a more peaceful manner, Malcom X takes a different approach.
People’s choices decide if history will view them as a martyr or a murder. Both Caesar and Abraham Lincoln are considered martyrs by history. As Lincoln had just won the Civil War and Caesar had just defeated Pompey, they were well liked at the time. But almost immediately after these events Brutus and J.W Booth subsequently killed them due to their belief that they were doing what was right for the nation and because they felt pressure from their past, therefore while some differences between Brutus and Booth are evident, the similarities are prominent.