28 Matching Annotations
  1. Jul 2019
    1. Nobel Peace prize

      What did he do to win the noble prize?

    2. We deplore all forms of violence

      They are non-violent

    1. Romero was assassinated in 1980

      His views on social and political issues was not taken well and eventually got his assassinated.

    1. In the event of armed attack in Europe on one or more of the Parties to the Treaty by any state or group of states, each of the Parties to the Treaty, in the exercise of its right to individual or collective self-defence in accordance with Article 51

      A "attack one, attack all" mentality

    1. 5. To accept the collaboration in Serbia of representatives of the Austro-Hungarian Government in the suppression of the subversive movement directed against the territorial integrity of the monarchy;

      This demand was not met leading to be one of the causes of WWI.

    1. Eventually, the term Communist became identified with the brand of Socialism that came to be called “Marxism.”

      Is this the same Communism as the Soviet Union Communism?

    1. Marriage is the tomb of trust and love.

      In this time period marriage was forced and could be unbroken.

    1. The pope cannot remit any guilt, except by declaring that it has been remitted by God and by assenting to God’s remission; though, to be sure, he may grant remission in cases reserved to his judgment. If his right to grant remission in such cases were despised, the guilt would remain entirely unforgiven

      The pope cannot take away a person sin unless the canons say otherwise

    1. The Enlightenment was always a self-consciously minority movement.

      The enlightenment did not appeal to people at the time

    1. Despite the serious wrong done to us, the occupation of the port of Kiaochow was undertaken with the greatest care. We wish for the continuation of the friendship that has so long bound Germany with China and which so far has never been clouded.

      Germany wants to continue friendly relations while also being Asia's equal

    1. ake up the White Man’s burden — The savage wars of peace — Fill full the mouth of Famine And bid the sickness cease;

      Are they talking about the sacrifices the colony made?

    1. All told, he was traveling for nearly thirty years.

      Its amazing Ibn Battuta traveled so long and experienced so many different cultures

    2. These were his own maxims or sayings, known in Mongolian as biligs or bileks. The maxims were not laws but were used to guide proper behavior and conduct. A person who did not follow or who strayed from them was often viewed in a negative light, while someone who adhered to them was considered a paragon of virtue.

      Along with a set of laws that citizens did not see, another set of rules was set in place along side the laws.

    3. Whoever finds a runaway slave or captive and does not return him to the person to whom he belongs is to be put to death.

      First things to be addressed is ways to be killed by law

    4. He forbade Emirs to address themselves to anyone except the sovereign. Whoever addressed himself to anyone but the sovereign was to be put to death, and anyone changing his post without permission was also to be put to death.

      Emirs cannot talk to anyone but the ruler at the time or was put to death

    1. The king speaks to this effect: — ‘Ye numerous officers who remain from the dynasty of Yin, great ruin came down on Yin from the want of pity in compassionate Heaven, and we, the princes of Chow, received its favouring decree.

      The Chow was blessed by God to rule while the Yin was doomed to fall

    1. The removal, so far as possible, of all economic barriers and the establishment of an equality of trade conditions among all the nations consenting to the peace and associating themselves for its maintenance.

      Free trade

    2. Adequate guarantees given and taken that national armaments will be reduced to the lowest point consistent with domestic safety.

      reduction of national weapons

    1. to my Celestial Court and to be in control of your country’s trade with China, this request is contrary to all usage of my dynasty and cannot possibly be entertained. It is true that Europeans, in the service of the dynasty, have been permitted to live at Peking, but they are compelled to adopt Chinese dress, they are strictly confined to their own precincts and are never permitted to return home.

      The emperor basically saying that diplomat sent to his country cannot return home

    2. You, O King, live beyond the confines of many seas, nevertheless, impelled by your humble desire to partake of the benefits of our civilisation, you have dispatched a mission respectfully bearing your memorial. Your Envoy has crossed the seas and paid his respects at my Court on the anniversary of my birthday. To show your devotion, you have also sent offerings of your country’s produce.

      throughout the entire passage the emperor had a condescending tone

    1. All those people in China who sell opium or smoke opium should receive the death penalty.

      The selling of opium is punishable by death

    1. Art 3 — There can be no slaves on this territory; servitude has been forever abolished. All men are born, live and die there free and French. Art 4 — All men can work at all forms of employment, whatever their color.Art 5 — No other distinctions exist than those of virtues and talents, nor any other superiority than that granted by the law in the exercise of a public charge. The law is the same for all, whether it punishes or protects. Title III. On Religion

      slavery was abolished in Haiti

    1. Be it known to the readers of this work that this humble slave of the Almighty is going to describe in a correct manner the excellent character,

      The person who wrote this a slave describing the emperor

    1. What ho! my work is in the hall of arms, I listen to no mortal, nor can any put me to shame, I know none such, I am the Terror, I know none other, I am where war is, my work is said to be in the hall of arms, let no one curse my children.

      the god of arms openly says he is terror but cares for his people

    2. 1. Huitzilopochtli is first in rank, no one, no one is like unto him: not vainly do I sing (his praises) coming forth in the garb of our ancestors; I shine; I glitter. 2. He is a terror to the Mixteca; he alone dest

      many of the hymns are about how fear the gods are