Though enthusiastic about the recent breakdown of royal power, Parisians grew paranoid as rumors of a military coup invasion began to circulate. A insurgency culminated on July 14 when rioters stormed the Bastille fortress in an attempt to secure gunpowder and weapons. Meanwhile on the domestic front, the political crisis took a radical turn when a group of insurgents led by the extremist Jacobins attacked the royal residence in Paris and arrested the king Louis on August 10, 1792. The following month, adminst the waves of violence, the The French citizens massacred hundreds of counter-revolutionaries, the National Assembly was replaced by the National Convention, which proclaimed the abolishment of the monarchy and the establishment of the French
He then ditched the city after finding out that spanish troops were coming to arrest him for disobeying the orders that were give to him. After he faced off the spanish forces, he returned to tenochtitlan to find a rebellion in progress. After a battle in Otumba, they reached Tlaxcala, where they lost 870 men. “With the assistance of their allies, Cortes’s men finally prevailed with reinforcements arriving from Cuba.” Cortes began a policy of attrition towards Tenochtitlan, subduing the Aztecs ' allied cities. The siege of Tenochtitlán ended with Spanish victory and the destruction of the
Phillip II had sent the Spanish Armada on quest to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I’s rule. The Spanish Armada’s aim was to overthrow England but failed doing so. It was defeated by an English naval force under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake. this humongous victory for England had set a mark in history. The question is how Queen Elizabeth I’s defeat of the Spanish Armada changed history.
As the people 's anger grew towards the Monarchy, the Bastille, as massive stronghold and prison for political prisoners, it became a symbol for the common people 's anger towards the monarchy. When the King sent 250 barrels of gunpowder to help defend the Bastille. Unfortunately, it just encouraged the revolutionists to take the Bastille and Gunpowder at the same time. On July 14, 1789, a massive group of peasants and revolutionists attempted to take the Bastille. Despite Bernard-René de Launay, commander of the Bastille’s best efforts to soothe the crowd 's wrath, the mighty fortress fell, and 7 political prisoners were freed and all the gunpowder was taken.
The act of dumping the tea was an act of defiance, but it was also an act of violence. To conclude, the Boston Tea Party was an act of terrorism because the colonists hijacked the boat to dump the tea. Also the dumping of the tea was accompanied with the use of dangerous weapons, like the tomahawks and the pistols. Finally it was and indirect act of violence against “protected” people like the government officials. This act of terrorism sparked the beginning to the american
However, by the late 1630s the colonies were rapidly expanding and Indian tribes were increasingly invaded. This would lead to many harsh actions against the Indians by the New England Confederation, which were just trying to defend the often aggressive expansions on the Indians. The last great Indian war in seventeenth century, King Phillip’s or Metacom’s War, was a terrible matter resulting in the attacks on 52 English towns. By the summer of 1676, English forces had round up and executed the Indian leaders, and sold hundreds into
Maine was located in the Havana harbor two hundred and sixty sailors died due to the explosion. This gave the American government exactly what they needed in order to go into cube. They came up with the slogan “Remember the Maine to Hell with Spain.” As a result the United States sent troops to Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. The United States annexed Puerto Rico as a U.S
Macbeth sends some men to kill Macduff's family because Lennox tells Macbeth that “`Tis two or three, my lord, that bring you word Macduff is fled to England” (4.1.141). Macduff fleds to England to seek for help because Macbeth is basically destroying Scotland and killing everybody. He becomes once again stubborn and seeks for more information from the witches and so they tell him three prophecies and he becomes over confident. Macbeth is now in search for more information and he is received that information. The second apparition consist of being “Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn/The power of man, none of woman born/Shall harm Macbeth.”(4.1.79-81).
The Costa Rican Civil War was caused by the attack on Dr. Valverde’s and the reversal of the election in 1948. Figueres hatred for Calderon, caused him to have the desire of war. On March 11, Figueres brought in the arms and military forces for a successful campaign. On March 12, his army exchanged fire with government forces, causing the war to begin. Figueres and his army won the war.
English and French both used gunpowder technologies against each other in the Hundred Year’s War. Even famous Portuguese explorer used gunpowder to advance and capture several sea ports in on his voyage to India. So the invention of gunpowder had a significant impact on development of
In 1890 the U.S. went into war with spain for many reason for example. yellow journalism, imperialism and the sinking of the Maine is what caused the American population to want to go to war with Spain. yellow journalism is what got the rage in the american public. When the U.S.S. Maine was sunk word spread fast and the people were quick to blame the Spanish.
The Spanish government then declared war on the United States on April 24th. A day later, April 25th, the United States formally declared war (Cavendish). Many events followed after the war was formally declared on Spain. An American fleet destroyed a Spanish fleet in Manila Bay in the Philippines, effortlessly on May 1st. The commander of the fleet was Commodore George Dewey.
In 1588 Sir Francis Drake was ordered to attack the Spanish Armada in England. Charles Howard was ordered by the Queen to order the crew to attack. Charles Howard ordering to attack the Spanish Armada was a good thing. The Spanish killed their men first so they attacked them. Sir Francis Drake was on Samuel’s ship who was the captain.
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.
But the French were also mesmerized by the colony so they built a fort near St. Johns River naming it Fort Caroline. About a year after it was built, the Spaniards destroyed the fort. Not only was Spain and France interested, but so was England, around the 1700s, hoping to expand their country. All three of the countries were fighting each other in several parts of the world. This is known as the Seven Years War or also as the French and Indian War.