From the Kamakura Period of the late twelfth century to the Meiji Restoration in the nineteenth century, the samurai have held prominent positions as noble warriors in Japanese society. They have come to be famous in modern, Western pop culture as the fierce, stoic guards of feudal Japan, but their practices and rituals extended beyond wielding katanas and donning impressive armor. Samurai practices were rich and complex, with strict codes, ritual suicide, and a history of influencing culture and politics (“Samurai”). Samurai code was influenced by traditional Japanese culture, Zen Buddhism, and Confucianism. Bushido, or “Way of the Warrior,” was the code of conduct the samurai class were expected to uphold.
intentions were to grab the characters of the key figures from that time period. So, going off of what the director says about the movie just proves the historical inaccuracy of the movie. Ever since the days of the Samurai there has been this sense of honor and virtue that you correlate with the Japanese people. No matter what they do it constantly sticks with them. Professor Bolitho says, “It’s an idealized image that’s been pushed onto the entire Japanese people.
“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem.” - President Ronald Reagan, 1983. I think this quote, by Ronald Reagan, not only speaks for marines but for all veterans who have served their people and made sacrifices to protect the rights of those people. I am proud and take great pride to be living in a country protected by such courageous men and women who have served to make a positive difference in our country. When someone risks their own life for the betterment of others, it is a very noble act that requires immense bravery and courage. Our American veterans epitomize the great values of what the United States of America was founded upon hundreds of years ago by our founding fathers, our democracy, the principles of freedom, liberty, and courage.
Both sides of the government, meaning the bakufu itself, as well as the warriors who lay their life down had a mutual understanding that loyalty warranted reward. In addition, in order to better his stake in reward, Suenaga was the persistent warrior who absolutely needed to be the first to battler so that he can have recognition as a truly brave samurai for whom people are prepared to vouch
He left being an end with an inspiring future to help our country win one of the most savage battles in U.S. history, Iwo Jima. In this battle in Japan, Jack Lummus led his troops like a great leader. He sacrificed his life for his family, his friends, and his country. Jack Lummus was such a great, courageous person because he was an astounding athlete, had an excellent military career, and died fighting for his country. Besides being a great military hero, Jack Lummus was an outstanding athlete.
The reasoning behind General DeWitt for this command was because the Japanese race was an “enemy” (p.346). However, with so much discrimination against all Asian Americans, they still persevered and it is inspiring to see how individuals such as the Chinese Americans still motivated their children to gain an education. This strength and bravery can also be seen in literary works such as Edith Maud Eaton’s, “In the Land of the Free”, and in Chien-Chi Chang’s artistic work such as his portfolio, “USA. 1990s. New York’s Chinatown”.
Roosevelt’s use of both pathetical and logical statements was extremely effective is driving America to declare war on the Japanese Empire. The ethos of Roosevelt is quite evident. As being president of the United States for four straight elections, he was trusted by the people and well loved so his title proves his credibility and establishes his ethos for him. In addition to the ethos
Firstly, Thomas Jefferson was the strongest president because he served the Union for years before his presidency. His "service to the New American Union lasted over 50 years." (Article 3 Paragraph 2) 50 years he demonstrated loyalty to this country including his terms in office. Isn't that real dedication to the nation? "He also served in a variety of offices and made some great contributions to the developing country."
Service members make extreme sacrifices to defend our country and act selflessly by doing so; it is fitting that they are seen as heroes by many Americans. Because of all the training that soldiers to do to make them stronger for war, a common misconception people have is thinking that veterans come back from war stronger mentally and physically. Granted, veterans may be in better shape after the war but in