Juana believed that the pearl had evil spirit to it and that it had bad luck. Once all of the villagers knew that Kino found the pearl they became obsessed with trying to get it. Juana feared that the pearl will ruin their son and her family, but Kino pushes her fear aside not caring since he was going to be rich. Throughout the story Kino’s greed became too much for Juana after her family had been attacked and Kino beaten so badly that he was knocked unconscious. Juana tried to take the problem into her own hands and get rid of the pearl, but Kino was so set on being rich he wouldn’t let her and hit Juana until she was knocked unconscious.
The island was becoming to grow to big financially for its own good, hence why Jaws came. Jaws was there to give the mayor the idea that money is not everything. Human lives are not worth the extra green and by the end of the movie the mayor got the message and spent more money to send Sam Quint off to capture the shark. Also if anyone had found out that the mayor had been harboring knowledge that an aggressive shark was present but did not do anything about it, he could have lost his job or maybe sued. Either way he took off more than he could chew and deserved all
In my opinion Jay Gatsby was a bootlegger because how else would he have alcohol at all of his parties. He had new money and it wasn 't common for people to have new money because most people inherited it, also this gave many reasons to suspect him to be a bootlegger. Gatsby was one of those people that wanted to do stuff with his life but ended up doing bad stuff for a good reason but the cause killed him. He also never inherited any money. In ways people can say he is not but they can believe what they want but they are wrong to think that.
After the Pearl Harbor attack, the whole Japanese-American group now had to endure the consequence, even though they didn’t partake in the crime. In the text, Jeanne states, “To the FBI every radio owner was a potential saboteur.” Several Japanese would make their living by fishing, although, the American Government assumed that any Japanese American that was in possession of a radio was in contact with enemy ships. The American Government began to question many men, which began
A person’s arrogance can be the complete downfall of a society. Arrogance is in everyone around us including the people who run countries and the world. Throughout the novel the main person who runs one of the most dangerous places in the world is completely driven by his arrogance and greed. Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton, shows how arrogance and greed are not good trades to have in people that make big, impactful decisions. The novel Jurassic Park is based on one man who has access to the most dangerous animals in the world and because of his arrogance and greed he refuses to think anything can go wrong.
Secondly, an example of the main idea is something that is frowned upon will not get you anywhere and the truth will always come up is when T. Chan Enterprises was asked to get closed down. “If our inspectors seized the product, something probably isn’t right with the fins … explaining why the agency had the authority to shut Chan’s shark-fin operation down”. Mr.Chan’s enterprise was shut down as the EPA and Inspector Paul Feldman caught him red handed as he was exposed of sharks being de-fined and tossed back into the ocean alive. The problem was that Mr.Chan broke the law and he did not rectify the procedure of processing the shark fins causing his whole operation to close. Lastly, an example of the main idea is something that is frowned upon will not get you anywhere and the truth will always come up is when Mr.Chan continued to do work of the shark fins even after they were told to close the operation.
One of the last, and most prominent, reasons as to why these men died in the sea was the fact that investigation did not occur earlier. These men were unsure if their SOS had gotten through but they were sure that someone would notice the lack of the USS Indianapolis in port. The men knew that at least someone would get suspicious of the large ships tardiness, but there was a lack of urgency and investigation early enough to save more than 317 people. The late action and lack of urgency to find these men after they did not show to port is what caused to many to die such awful deaths as shark attacks, dehydration, blood poisoning, and even murder.
Wealth is a possession that many individuals inherit, yet Trevor Noah 's memoir, Born a Crime shows that he worked against all odds in order to gain his wealth. Beginning with his birth as an illegal child, he and his mother were at a disadvantage. As such, she had to hide him from society because if the police caught him, she would face imprisonment. Poverty did not help his situation. In fact, it made him put his plans of getting a university education on pause, and caused him to engage in criminal activities.
He worked hard when he was employed by Dan Cody, and he got to see how the wealthy got to live by sailing the world. After Cody died he gave his inheritance to Gatz, but Cody’s ex-wife didn 't let that happen. When Gatz money was taken he decided that he wasn 't going to live the way he lived any more. He changed his name to Jay Gatsby and was a different man. He got his riches by owning drug stores and selling over the counter alcohol.
Pirates are significant to world history because they helped fuel the colonial economy. Around the fifteen hundreds, there was an increase of trade between Europe and Asia. It became a greater opportunity for merchants. But because England, France, and Holland were latecomers, their government often hire pirateering on robbing gold and silver from Spanish and Portuguese ships and settlements instead. They, later on, became a patriotic hero.
During the time period of 600 CE to 1450 CE, people on the Indian Ocean sea lanes and on the Eurasian Silk Roads traded luxury items and used their new technology to help trade prosper. Although they were both trade routes, the Indian Ocean sea lanes traded overseas and the Eurasian Silk Roads were land routes. Indian Ocean sea lanes connect Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa. The Eurasian Silk Roads connected East and West China to the Mediterranean. Trade was greatly increasing in these two trade routes around this time.
The book is about a naval captain who took control of an underperforming naval vessel, the U.S.S. Benfold. The ship had the resources it needed to be productive, but the crew of 310 were inefficient at their work and had a strenuous relationship with their previous captain. Captain D. Michael Abrashoff knew self improvement was essential to the betterment of his ship. Aware that he must take initiative fostering positive change, he began improving his own practices and led by example. His crew soon followed his leadership and became hard-working, responsible workers and helped make the ship one of the most efficient in the U.S. Navy.