It is evident when he and his men were instructed by Captain Leather to go to the crater. Robert tried to explain to his captain the dangers of going to the crater but Captain Leather didn’t bother to hear his opinion and said “Just so...” (Findley 129) Being a lower ranked soldier, Robert followed the orders and did what was told whether he considered it iniquitous. Robert’s obedience was first seen when he was put in charge to kill the wounded horse, he hesitated at first then eventually dealt with the difficulty of killing it. The tasks given to Robert caused his violent side to emerge. In the beginning, it was apparent that Robert couldn’t harm anyone, even a rabbit and “Robert had never aimed a gun at anything.”(Findley 24) As the story proceeded, Robert was then aware of the war and learned how to kill.
This speech is very powerful and when someone is feeling unmotivated and depressed it has the ability to stir you to focus. Henry knew that he was sending his troops out into a battle they would lose but instead of dwelling on this Henry convinces his men that the battle is more than a mathematical formula that they have all come there to fight for honour, for justice and for glory. He makes fighting with him at Agincourt sound like a privilege. Henry also brings up, once more the motif of the bond between kind and commoner. In the scene before the battle of Harfleur, he unites himself with his men, he says “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
Roosevelt did what he could to replace the Supreme Court members because he wanted his plan to pass, for the benefit of the nation. Easing the United States out of the Depression, the New Deal was a successful strategy, and a significant contribution made by Franklin Roosevelt. He believed in creating a system to help America and he succeeded. One of his most famous quotes was, "The only thing we have to fear is fear
The Crucible/Goodnight and Good Luck Essay In ‘The Crucible,’ John Procter gives his life to defend his concept of justice and truth. Two and a half centuries later, Edward R. Murrow went against Joseph McCarthy to defend democracy and truth, which he felt were being threatened, risking his television show and career in the process. One could say that these two individuals were foolish in the risks that they took, especially considering that there was no guarantee that their fight would be won. Both individuals could easily have gone on with their lives and careers without having to jeopardize anything. But they made the sacrifice and chose to do so anyways.
John’s decision was a wise decision because he protected his family’s name and reputation by choosing to hang. The Puritans highly valued their reputation in society and they went to extremes to protect their good name. John being a Puritan, not only did he value his own reputation but he also highly valued his family’s name in Salem. Since John’s decision protected his own name, John made a wise decision. John honored his reputation when he decided not to sign the confession because he didn’t want to be remembered for being a wizard.
He did a very good job on his presidency and he had many important achievements. I would definitely have voted for Jefferson because he was brilliant and he understood the needs of the people. As mentioned above, he helped to write the Declaration of Independence and the constitutional law. Lastly, he argued fundamentally that a federal government that had too much authority over its people would ultimately undergo a revolution. Work Cited Ambrose, Stephen E. “Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American”, West.
With Henry appealing to something like faith that the audience members held so dearly he was able to not only capture their attention, but keep their attention and ultimately persuaded them to his sentiments. Henry untimely wanted the audience to know he would rather die for his country then to be without freedom. Within his speech Henry informed the Virginians what they had been doing in an attempt to achieve peace, was not successful nor would it ever be. (2) The receptive audience felt the same sentiments as Henry. Henry’s speech was a pivotal point in American History.
At the same time it had become apparent to Norfolk that Henry would judge him by the way he put down the rebellion. Norfolk had feared that Henry had believed that he was sympathetic to the rebel demands and that now he needed to show above all else his loyalty to the king. Norfolk used a rebellion in Cumberland (February 1537) as the reason for his campaign even though the pilgrims had condemned what had happened in
Root cause analysis is a method of problem solving that tries to identify the principal causes of problems because it is the best way to achieve complete prevention of recurrence. The American Revolution, and perhaps future revolutions as well, are caused for some core reasons. These are immensely important in analyzing the war and the future of America for they will turn out to shape the very democratic ideals that wrought our great nation. I think history is taught and learned for the hope of not repeating the atrocities, learning from the mistakes, and, in general, to learn from the past. That’s why the causes of the Revolution are most important, because they can be used to prevent more bloodshed and war.
He states: “If a story seems moral, do not believe it” (O’Brien 65). This is where another difficulty lies. Every patriotic citizen looking to be supportive of the war is naïve; they look for a moral to what they are doing. Some will defend with this: “We are fighting to keep our country free.” Or “It’s for the betterment of the nation.” They, within their small perspectives, found moral to the stories. The true war story has no moral; ask one’s self, “Is war truly moral?