Genghis Khan is guilty due to his ruthless attitudes toward societies, his repulsive methods of murder, and the state in which they left conquered cities. He left traces of destruction wherever he went and was detrimental to the success of states during that time. First, Khan destroyed many innocent civilizations in order to expand his empire. If there was a society in the way of the Mongol Empire, then it did not stand a chance against them. He “offered” them the choice to either surrender peacefully or the mongols would attack them with no remorse.
Accept it was towards a different race. It was led by a man name Hitler and he hated the jewish society. So he developed his own clan. They had one mission and it was to destroy all Jews that they possibly could. There were between five and six million Jews killed during the Holocaust.
Under orders from Sherman, his men destroyed all sources of food and forage and left behind a starving and demoralized people (Georgia). Sherman and his men destroyed the food stores the people of Georgia had saved for the winter months, leaving a path of scorched-earth and hungry civilians. The Geneva Convention lists this as a war crime, “Intentionally using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare by depriving them of objects indispensable to their survival, including willfully impeding relief supplies as provided for under the Geneva Conventions;”. The carnage and destruction left by Sherman and his men left a scar that took decades for Georgia to recover from. The willful destruction of food storages, and the following starvation of civilians are clear examples of war crimes.
By August 13, all the Spanish settlements in New Mexico had been destroyed and Santa Fe was besieged. The Pueblo surrounded the city and cut off its water supply. In desperation, on August 21, New Mexico Governor Antonio de Otermín, barricaded in the Governor’s Palace, sallied outside the palace with all of his available men and forced the Pueblo to retreat with heavy losses. He then led the Spaniards out of the city and retreated southward along the Rio Grande, headed for El Paso del Norte. The Pueblo shadowed the Spaniards but did not attack.
Zeus stuck them all with a bolt of lighting and killed all, except Odysseus. Odysseus, like me, finished the journey “but not with our friends”. (855) In The Odyssey, Odysseus faces many challenges and repeatedly loses the men in his crew. First, he loses them to Circe when they're turned into pigs, then six men were killed by the monster Scylla, and lastly Zeus killed the remaining men. Like Odysseus, through out my journey known as high school, I have faced many “heavy losses” (841) due to bad behavior and heartbreaking
The Crusades were a series of nine wars that failed to get the holy land. They would fight both Christians and Muslims. They committed many atrocities, leaving a bitter hatred. They destroyed many communities, cities, and many lives were lost. They even caused the Byzantine political unit to not recover.
Sauron brings immense destruction to middle earth throughout the film. Particularly, his army was able to sack the city Gondor killing men, women and children. Grendel haunts Heorot keep, devouring people within the hall after dusk. Grendel’s presence made the people of Heorot live in fear ever since the hall was built. Furthermore, Grendel is able to devour Hondscio during Beowulf’s attempt to defeat Grendel.
The Romans, Greeks, Visigoths, Burgundians, Alans,Franks, and many more all despised Attila and his empire for his vicious rule. The following quote sums up the level of inequity Attila the Hun left behind "There, where I have passed, the grass will never grow gain." -Attila the
Falling upon us, the fire-bringing god,(30) most hateful disease, drives the city, and by him the house of Cadmus is drained, and dark Hades grows rich with groans and wails. Now, I do not hold you equal to the gods, nor do these children who sit at your hearth,(35) but we judge you the first of men
“The Roman Army was composed entirely of Germans” but the worst part was that the army could not even defend their own territory (DBQ, Doc. 5.) “In the late 300s a nomadic Central Asian people, the Huns, stormed out of the east and sent the Germanic tribes fleeing. Imperial defences in the east managed to hold, but those in the west were soon overwhelmed. The speed and ferocity of the Huns struck terror in the people they attacked.” (Holt p.191).
On february 11th, Sherman and his men destroyed the railroad depot, and Sent his men in 4 different directions to destroy just about everything in their path, thus starting his “total war” plan. During the September of 1864, a Confederate general by the name of John Bell Hood had to retreat his men as they were being pushed back by Sherman 's men, forcing them to destroy and burn any and all supplies, including food, ammo, and other such things. Sherman had his men leave it to burn, and proceeded to rip through all of Atlanta Georgia, leaving a 60 mile wide path of burning destruction, effectively burning Atlanta to the ground. The reason he did this was because he reasoned the only way to win the war was to break the souths will to fight, and so he did just that. In the year 1869, Grant became president, and Sherman was made a full fledged general.
They decided to meet on October 17th to burn down Bentley’s hotel and receive justice. The three diggers that burnt the hotel to the ground were arrested and convicted for arson. 10,000 diggers met to petition the release of the three diggers, on November 11. They also demanded the abolition of the diggers licence which lead to an outcome. On November 29, a bigger meeting was organised.
The “Student Resources in Context” article entitled “Nicholas II” begins with a some facts about Nicholas II and his reign along with a brief timeline of his life. The article then sets up Nicholas II’s reign explaining the situation Russia was in and the death of his father. It then describes all the negative qualities of Nicholas II at that point that contributed to his eventual failure in ruling Russia. Immediately into Nicholas II’s reign at his coronation ceremony disaster ensued as members huge crowd trampled each other trying to get food. Nicholas refused to give up any of his power and Russia rushed into a war against Japan which brought Russia far more pain.
He had hundreds of wings all over his body and feathers all the way around. Typhon challenged Zeus for ruler of the cosmos. Typhon wanted to be in full control of the cosmos but Zeus would not allow that, that 's when Typhon became very angry and started throwing fireballs at Zeus home and around his village. All of the gods feared that Typhon would destroy their homes and the whole world. Zeus left Mt.
A bloody civil war has erupted in Thebes. Each side is A recent attack by Polynices has left the city unconquered. Both Polynices and Eteocles have died, killed by each other. Outside the City gates, antigone tells Ismene that Creon has ordered Eteocles to be buried with full honors, while the body of Polynices is left to rot. Creon has said that any person who tries to bury Polynices will be stoned to death.