The definition of a hero is one that is brave, confident, head strong, ambitious, and motivated. Okonkwo and Macbeth both portray these qualities. They are both brave and bellicose as warriors in war. They are both head strong in their ideas. They show that they are motivated and ambitious, but their motivation and ambition causes them to make repulsive choices that they could not withdraw from.
During the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan the ethnic group of Hazaras were violently and immorally persecuted. This persecution and discrimination evolved to be more violent, leading to Hazara massacres where the military would attack Hazara land and commit war crimes of rape, torture and other abuses. This persecution is sufficiently evident in The Kite Runner. The Hazaras faced denial of their basic civil rights in political, economical and social areas. Focusing on social inequalities, in this time period, children were influenced by the social class of their parents and the desired ideal of wiping out an entire group of people, “If idiots like you and your father didn’t take people in we’d be rid of them by now.
In 1932 we get the bullets and gas of the police, as we did in Washington, and the troops, which Hoover called put against us. Because we were demanding the Bonus so that we and our families could have something to eat, the President of the United States orders the army to gas and bayonet us, to burn our meagre belongings and to drive our wives and children into the dark of the night,” (Veteran’s 3). Even soldiers who had to dissolve the protest were discontent with evacuation of protestors. George S. Patton, a senior Army officer, reflected on the elimination of the Bonus Army, calling it, “a messy affair for everyone,” and, “[a] most distasteful form of service,”
Genocide: The Horror Continues The video "Genocide: The Horror Continues" documents the histories and occurrences of genocide. Genocide is the extermination, through extreme violence, of a disfavored race or cultural group. Disfavored by the standards of a tyrannical political leader or party. These crimes against humanity, as reminisced, are absolutely atrocious. Millions and millions of innocent people were massacred for, what appears to be, nothing.
The Argentina dirty war took place between 1976-1979. The Dirty War in Argentina started after a military junta overthrew President Isabel Martínez de Perón and established a military dictatorship. The military dictatorship took over the country, and ran rampant, doing anything they wanted to. The military seized people from the streets, they were likely to never be seen again. As more evidence of human and civil rights violations came to light, The relatives of the disappeared formed a group called the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and held a demonstration that brought international attention to the government-sponsored terrorism.
Rough Draft: Genocide Genocide is another common word for “massacre” or “mass murder” that has been used across the world and continues to spread thought the nation rapidly in today’s society. It is also seen as a coordinated plan of different actions aiming at the destruction of essential foundations of the life of national groups, with the aim of annihilating the groups themselves (NA, “What is Genocide”). All around the world people have heard of the Holocaust or Armenian Genocides. These horrific acts have been remembered throughout history for their infamous ways that people were treated and killed. Genocide is the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation (Dictionary.com).
Stineland began in the year of 2027. It all began when Adolf Hitler’s grandson, Jared, took over the world. A lot of people were upset, because he was atheist and he was killing anyone who followed a religion. I got a large group of people together and we went to Jared in Germany and overthrew him as king of the world. I became king and named my country Stineland.
He told his followers what they wanted to hear to gain their trust, to manipulate them to the point where they would do anything he said. After claims of abuse and other issues surfaced about this supposed utopian society, Jim Jones ordered his followers to ingest poisoned punch as guards stood by. Those who refused were forced to swallow or were shot. Over nine hundred individuals followed Jones to the grave because he ordered them to do so. They killed themselves, and their loved ones, without a second
Fellow activists, I’m here today to lead you in this protest for the abolishment of the United States Drone strikes. My name is Jackson and you may be wondering if I’m qualified to talk about drones but rest assured I am. I served for the US army in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2002-2007 and I have witnessed the devastating effects that the drones are having first hand. Most importantly, drones kill a huge number of innocent civilians, and we are now seeing an increased risk of our enemies retaliating and using drones against us, and on a more practical level as most of you will know the drone programme is extremely expensive especially in today’s economic environment. The most upsetting effect that drones are having is the killing of innocent civilians.
The abuse of power by the higher authority angered millions. The people wanted a republic because of lacking leaders. The mass numbers shared a common goal and this paved the bloody path to the power of the people. The idea of revolution was spread to the oppressed Third Estate citizens and the divisions between the estates lead to an uprising which then created the National Assembly. The partisans of the Third Estate destroyed symbols of royal power through the storming of the Bastille and the Women’s March.
Us turkeys are tired of you humans eating all are friends! Every year you line us up and slaughter hundreds, even thousands of us! We are not scared anymore and we are coming for you! We are offended and hurt for you humans eating half our population each year! We feel weak and broke down.
The enemy was set on destroying the other sides’ economic resources. The allies bombed Munich was to strike fear into the hearts of the Germans. The allies used this tactic throughout World War 2. This tactic would later be known as “terror bombing”. They also did this was to tear the Germans apart physically and mentally.