1. It is important to note that all people in the world, regardless of race, gender, religion, or language deserve stability and peace.
2. It is necessary to end colonialism in the world.
3. The subjection of people by another, foreign group of is directly against fundamental human rights.
1. What was the reaction of the countries that had colonial properties to this document?
2. What was the country or incident that made the United Nations create this document?… Read the rest here
1. Churchill had a similar view to Hitler, believing that one racial group should control all the power. Instead of believing the Aryans had all the power Churchill believed that English-speaking nations should rule over the world.
2. The world must notice that the Soviet Union has lost more men in German invasions then both the United States and the United Kingdom.
3. The common people are being controlled by Churchill and his party and need to think for themselves.… Read the rest here
1. Germany was forced to surrender much of the territory they gained during the war. They lost the territory that they gained from France and also had many other restrictions. They also had many restrictions put on their control of the Rhine, saying “Germany is forbidden to maintain or construct any fortifications” around the Rhine. They were forced to return all of their newly controlled territories.
2. Germany was forced to disassemble their armed forces. … Read the rest here
Author: Dadabhai Naoroji was the first member of the British Parliament from Asia. He was born in Bombay before British colonization. Along with being a MP he was a social and political leader and a cotton trader. Arguably his most important impact on Indian society was that he was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress.
Context: The piece was written in 1871, well into the British occupation of India. The beginnings of a new middle class and the Indian National congress was developing.… Read the rest here
The main argument of Frederick Taylor’s “The Principles of Scientific Management” is that men are wasting their time in factories but there are ways to improve that. The paper itself “was originally prepared for presentation to The American Society of Mechanical Engineers” so he was not writing for the uninformed. This meant that his writing in the paper was not simple, it was not trying to address the everyman. Taylor was aiming for people who had seen the issue of workers taking their time. … Read the rest here
“Nationalism has become general; it grows daily and it has already grown strong enough to keep all parts of Italy united despite the differences that distinguish them.”
-Count Cavour (Camillo Benso)
While this quote from Benso, who would become Prime Minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, applies to Italy it could be applied to many different countries in Europe at the time. Nationalism is no longer a fad at this time, it is assumed now. Unity is now a key word in the development of new countries. … Read the rest here
In H. Heine’s poem “The Silesian Weavers” he writes “Their gloom-enveloped eyes are tearless, They sit at the spinning wheel, snarling cheerless: “Germany, we weave your funeral shroud, A threefold curse be within it endowed-We’re weaving, we’re weaving!” This is of course in reference to the awful conditions for factory workers during the Industrial Revolution. This poem pertains to the workers in Silesia, a Prussian Province.
This stanza in the poem is more impactful when taking into account the other two readings. … Read the rest here
Nationalism major part of the French Revolution, which itself was the creation of a new French nation. In the introduction to Johann Gottfried von Herder’s “Materials for the Philosophy of the History of Mankind” Paul Halsall wrote “People are not naturally aware that they belong to a nation”. The French Revolution went a long way in establishing the idea of French nationalism. An important factor of that was the poem “La Marseillaise” which later became the national anthem of France. … Read the rest here
The French and American Revolutions are two of the most famous revolutionary movements in the history of mankind. The revolutions are very similar, mainly in the writing that led up to revolution. The United States’ “Declaration of Independence” and the French’s “What is the Third Estate”, “Decree Upon the National Assembly”, “Tennis Court Oath”, and “The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen” all outline very similar grievances that the people are rising against.… Read the rest here
Kant writes that the motto of enlightenment is “Have the courage to use your own reason!”. He also states the main detractors to this statement are mans tendencies towards “laziness and cowardice”. Man has a tendency to fall back on what is easiest, and trying to find enlightenment is certainly not easy. Instead it is easier to “have a book which understands for me, a pastor who has a conscience for me, a physician who decides my diet, and so forth”. … Read the rest here