1. What is the intent of genocide? The intent of genocide was to destroy the existence of a specific group of people.
2. Why did Raphael Lemkin purpose in coining the term “genocide”? (Why did he do it?) Raphael Lemkin introduced the term “genocide” to promote “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 group themselves,” in other words to force extinction upon a specific group of people.
3. What event established genocide as an international crime? The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide established genocide as an international crime.
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According to the article, is Ender Wiggins a good leader? Why or why not? What are his leadership strengths? What are his weaknesses? Be sure to give specific examples from the article AND the novel to support your opinion. (200-250 words)
Ender Wiggins was undoubtedly a genius, he performed like no other student, and presented many prime factors of a good leader. He was an inspiration to majority of his school, he purposed new ways of attack which were mimicked by other armies (pg.187) and he got other students to religiously watch the war videos (pg.189). He was quick on his feet, very decisive. When given an unexpected obstacle, he managed his way around it, for example when he was put up against two armies at once (pg.213), or during his “final examination”, he was given a new setting and set up with new challenges (pg.290). In some ways Ender showed traits of likeability and in some ways he did not. Those who have worked with him liked him and enjoyed his company, however those who have not worked with him disliked and envied him (pg.186). Ender’s most dominate trait was his persuasiveness. He managed to convince the human species to forgive and think fondly of the Buggers (pg.322). The trait he was not so strong in was the ability to focus, although he won everything, he did let his personal conflict get to him. His arrival at command school was delayed for two months due to his lack of mental preparedness (pg.233). According to the article, Ender Wiggins fits the profile of a “good leader” and me, personally, believes and considers Ender as a good