ultimatum: a final demand that must be accepted or serious consequences will happen
Culture War – Principal Loses Job After Students See Michelangelo’s David
A Florida school principal lost her job after parents complained about their children seeing pictures of Michelangelo’s “David.” The statue created in 1501 is one of the most famous works of art in the world. One parent complained that it was like showing her child pornography. And it was not appropriate to be shown in an art lesson for 6th-grade students. The principal resigned after being given the ultimatum to resign or be fired.
1. Jane’s parents issued an ultimatum: improve her grades or they would take away her phone.
2. The boss gave an ultimatum to the employees: work longer hours or lose your job.
3. The government gave an ultimatum to the protestors: go home or go to jail.