After the American Civil War, General William Sherman stated, “War is hell!” All war, any war, takes a deadly toll on the two or more countries involved. A civil war, however, is a special kind of hell, for those who die are all citizens or residents of the same country. Wars, civil or otherwise, are usually fought over similar issues: racism, land, money, power, or fear. Oftentimes, conflicts occur over a combination of these issues. One such confrontation was the thirty-six-year civil war waged from 1960 to 1996 in the small Central American country of Guatemala.
(4 points) Political problems, such as Somalia forcing out the president, have caused failed state. Failed state means that a country has no government, and nobody is in control. 4. How has the handling of diversity in Africa stopped the economy of Africa from growing? (8 points) Because the only handling of diversity in Africa, is war.
Slavery in The Civil War The American civil war from 1861 to 1865 divided many people in the United States, even turning brother against brother. There were also great amounts of bloodshed and was one of the bloodiest wars in the US and left a heritage of brief and bitterness. And the basis of this war, slavery, slavery is usually very cruel and has been around since early man. Their were two sides to this war, the North and the south. The North consisted of 19 free states in which slavery was prohibited and in the South 15 slave states which could own slaves.
Jacky Sosa 2nd Block Darfur Genocide: Final Draft One million, one million living and breathing people like us, who are a part of this magnificent world, are tragically enduring the most horrendous, heart-breaking, and sadly, too familiar term people, just like us could ever imagine. Genocide, the systematic extermination of a national, ethnical, racial, or religiously group of people. The unfortunate victim this time? Darfur in West Sudan, Africa. "In recent years, the people of Darfur have been systematically attacked by the Sudanese army and by proxy-militia controlled by them as well.
This stemmed from the fall of dictator Said Barre’s communist government. Within 2 months, 20,000 people were killed (Forrest 1). The fuel for this fire was inter-clan strife. The various clans were all vying to fill the vacuum formed by the fall of the government. Then, things got worst.
The latter have demonstrated disturbing patterns of open violence and a lack of respect for the rule of law. Should they become entrenched even in limited areas of the country; Haiti will likely find itself hosting an increasing number of international criminal enterprises as hemispheric cartels take advantage of the areas of opportunity. Violence, endemic disorder, and conflict have marked much of Haiti’s 200 year history. There have been 34 changes of government since Haiti won its independence from France in 1804; most of these changes have been violent. Haiti was founded following a long period of slave revolutions and civil wars that lasted from 1791-1804.
7. In terms of mortality, the cost of slavery went from losing your family, home, life, friends, and farms. Slaves lost so much when they were forced into slavery, because they couldn’t do anything but obey. Most importantly they lost their freedom. Around 50 million, in terms of mortality.
Africa’s Current Barriers There are many reasons why Africa is considered an impoverished continent, but there are three that stand out against the others. Africa is not fully developed because of past history, disease, and agricultural issues. Africa lacks many things such as organization, power, and rule which also contribute to these three main issues. One reason that Africa is poor and wrecked is because of colonialism. Some of the first civilizations started in Africa, and forever after other civilizations wanted to conquer Africa as a means of showing their global superiority.
Conflict in Sudan The need for power and control has led to the start of many civil wars.The north and the south were the cause of the war in Sudan. The civil war has affected many people in so many different ways. Some have lost their homes, family, friends, everything. The impact of the civil war in Sudan has affected more than half of the people. Of the 47 million Sudanese people, over two million have died due to the civil wars raging on in Sudan(Military).
Colonialism: The One-Armed Bandit In every essay that we have read over the past few weeks, all of the authors talk about how colonialism has ultimately destroyed Africa and their hopes of ever being as great as the other leader nations. Authors like Maria Mies, Walter Rodney, and Jerry Kloby all contribute different explanations as to how the European colonizers have basically destroyed Africa. Mies explains how Africa has no chance of “catching-up” to the other developed countries because of European colonialism. Rodney disputes the claims that colonialism has modernized Africa and how the new advancements being brought in by the colonizers were being more used against Africans than to help them. Then Kloby helps us look at real examples of different times in which colonialism has hurt Africans more than helped them.