America is the only industrialized nation not using the metric system. There are only other two countries that still are not using the metric, which are Burma and Liberia. That means out of the 196 countries in the world, only 3 countries including the US are still using the Imperial system. Both Burma and Liberia are some of the poorest countries in the world and, are considered developing countries. While neither of these countries are officially declared metric, they use this as their majority.
Several individuals have been slaughtered by the hands of Asoka. According to the text in document A, it says,”Kalingans killed in battle 100,000.” Kalingans have all the reason in the universe to be furious with him. If that were to happen to various race, what thoughts would you have about him now? Not just that, but also in document A, it says,”Driven out of country after battle 150,000.”Envision your family being deported, what would be your actions be? In conclusion, 100,000 people were killed because there was no medicine or food.
“And all the land so far discovered is a beehive of people; it is as though God had crowded into these lands the great majority of mankind.” (Las Casas) During the time when the people of Spain took over those lands, the islands were all severely depopulated and devastated over time. The people of Spain coming to the island and selling and killing people had detrimental effects. “More than thirty other islands in the vicinity of San Juan are for the most part and for the same reason depopulated, and the land laid waste. On these islands I estimate there are 2,100 leagues of land that have been ruined and depopulated, empty of people.” (Las Casas) Nothing positive came from the people of Spain setting foot on the land of the Indians. Depopulation was just one of many hazardous effects that the Spaniards
The United States was concerned about the moral composition and the population. In 1872 and 890 Congress passed laws restricting illegal immigration of people, criminals, prostitutes, mentally ill and unstable people. Over the years the immigration scale has been broken and is trying to be restored. Even though the U.S border is well secured. Today the U.S has over 42.1 million immigrants.
The Bosnian genocide was one of the worst acts of genocide since the Nazi regime. In 1991 Yugoslavia’s republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Bosnia) had a population of four million people from three major ethnic groups; Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim 44%), Serb (31%), Croat (17%) and Yugoslav (8%). On April 5, 1992, Bosnia declared their independence from Yugoslavia. The creation of an independent Bosnian nation that would have a majority population of Bosniak was opposed by Bosnian Serbs. Bosnia was the most ethnically diverse of Yugoslavia’s republics, with 43 percent Muslims, 35 percent Orthodox Serbs, and 18 percent Catholic Croatians, who suffered the worst fate.
There were an estimated 200,000 people who were killed between 1992-1995 in a genocide commited by the Serbs against the Muslims, and Croats in Bosnia. On top of this, another 2 million Bosnians were displaced from their homes and placed in dangerous environments. Three main groups fought each other within the country, Bosnian Muslims, Serbs, and also the Croats. This was a horrible and important genocide that killed thousands of people between 1992-1995. Like the Nazi’s cleansing Europe of it’s Jews, the Serbs aim was the ethnic cleansing of any Muslims or Croatian presence in Serbian territory.
Indeed human rights have failed to achieve its goals in many countries around the globe due to economical and political diversities. According to Himalayan Foundation, 20,000 Nepali girls are enslaved. The recent Rohingya refugee crisis and genocide by Burma has questioned human rights defenders. WHO reports say that around 125 million girls and women were victimized of Female Genital Mutilation in 29 countries in Africa, Middle East and Asia. Surprisingly more than 2000 victims of FGM have received treatment at London Hospitals in last three years, reported by Martin Bentham in ‘London Evening Standard’, 2013.
Thousands of Buddhist monasteries have already been destroyed and more than 1.2 million Tibetans have been systematically raped, tortured, and murdered since 1949. One-fifth of Tibet 's population. Gone. The Chinese are also forcing millions of Tibetan Nomads from their lands, “ending their centuries-old way of life and leaving them dependent on the state as second-class citizens in their own country.” One way to get imprisoned and tortured in Tibet is to wave the Tibetan flag or to sing the national anthem. The same thing applies for carrying images or teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
In a time span of six weeks, the killing of 300 thousand people and the raping of 20 thousand—80 thousand women occurred. This event is known as the Nanjing Massacre or the Nanking Massacre. To this day Japanese refuse to acknowledge the massacre and in result the poor relationship between the two nations continued. The Nanjing massacre was the horrid rape
During the Trail of Tears, the American government singled out a particular race, the Native Americans, and forced them to move west of the Mississippi, killing thousands in the process. This has been referred to by many as the American Holocaust. The Trail of Tears, as mentioned above, was the forced removal of the Cherokee nation in 1838. So, who is responsible for forcing them off the land that was rightfully theirs? The parties responsible for guiltily stripping the civilized Cherokee of nation of their possessions and forcing them to bear a 2,200 mile journey that killed an estimate of 4,000 Cherokee people are the Founding Fathers, white settlers, and the white settler 's greed.