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  • The Egyptian Pyramids

    When an individual tends to think of pyramids, their mind usually wanders off the the great pyramids of Giza, or just the Egyptians in general. What many are not aware of though, is that in there are pyramids of various shapes and sizes in many different parts are the world, with some of them being found in unexpected locations. In 2008, a set of three “pyramids” were found in Visoko, Bosnia. Bosnia is located in Eastern Europe near Croatia and Serbia, and the discovery of these pyramids was quite shocking to some archeologists and most of the world. The archaeological site, now called the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids didn 't look like the way one might imagine a pyramid to appear. These pyramids were seen as a tumulus. “A tumulus is a mound of earth usually placed over a historic tomb,”(BosnianPyramids) .There were always discussions among the natives of the area over what was under among these unnatural looking hills, but now with more interest put into the discovery of the mysterious site, excavations have increased and more tests and analysis have been conducted to further explore the historic side of these tumulus. A large array of ancient civilizations are known to the modern world today. Common ones known to the everyday person, are the Egyptians, the Romans and the Greek civilizations. The individuals living in these civilizations still had means of transportation which allowed for cultural and religious beliefs to spread from one part of the world to the…

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  • Bosnian War Research Paper

    between the different ethnicities. When the republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina declared independence in 1992from Yugoslavia, war immediately sprang into action. The Serbians targeted Bosniaks – a Bosnian Muslim ethnic group – and Croatian civilians in a campaign of ethnic cleansing, similar to that of Nazi Gemany.…

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  • War Of Independence: The Croatian War Of Independence

    When Croatia separated from Yugoslavia on June 25, 1991, while the Croats and Muslims supported the idea of independence, the Croatian Serbs were opposed to the decision. The Serbs, instead, wanted to combine with Serbia to create a greater Serbia. In order to complete this, they began an ethnic cleansing of Croatia. An ethnic cleansing is where an ethnicity is killed off. The Serbs attacked people who were of another ethnicity, such as the Croats and Muslims. However, many became refugees and…

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  • Bosnian Genocide Essay

    Cuba and everybody was thinking about that. As the cold war was in the middle of the 45-year war, the genocide started to fade away. There is little known about this because nobody knew it happened until after and witnesses were supposedly not wanting to talk about it. Right after the Cold War ended and the 6 countries and 2 little-known provences were combined by the Paris Peace Confederacy (PPC) to create the country. In 1918, the kingdom of Yugoslavia was was created after WWI. The 3 main…

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  • Fear In Civil War By Barbara Walter

    example of all of these factors coming together can be seen in the case of the Bosnian Civil War. During this time, after the dissolving of Yugoslavia into 5 separate countries, the people of Bosnia were torn. “Following the secession of Slovenia and Croatia from Yugoslavia in 1991 and a short war in Slovenia, the emergence of war in Croatia, and the 1882 referendum in Bosnia that called for an independent Bosnia, war broke out between Bosnian Serbs, Bosnian Croats, and Muslims (Bosniaks) in…

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  • Ultranationalism Research Paper

    Ultranationalism is defined as an extreme form of nationalism in which it promotes the interest of one state or people above all others. Ultranationalism is the root or cause of genocide to a large extent because it is often that leaders who have caused genocide develop feelings of ethnocentrism, which is a feeling that describes one who holds their ethnicity superior to others. This leads to thinking of other nations as inferior. When this happens, leaders who have feelings of ultranationalism…

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  • The Bosnian Genocide

    The Bosnian Genocide was the worst act of genocide since the Nazis regime’s destruction of 6 million European Jews during World War 2. The Bosnian Genocide was a complete act of terror to the Yugoslavian people. The Serbian majority seized power after the fall of the previous regime, the victims were treated poorly. The victims were the Bosniak and Croatian civilians, the people involved was the Serbs, and the victims were tortured and beaten to death. The Bosnian Genocide was an act of terror.…

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  • The Bosnian War Analysis

    attack on Srebrenica. Throughout the course of the war, the UN had established six “safe zones” in Bosnia. Three of these had been evacuated and abandoned as the war zone expanded. Srebrenica was one of the remaining safe zones, and was almost exclusively populated by Bosniaks. But in July of 1995, Serbian soldiers, led by General Ratko Mladic, a man who had already established himself as a war criminal, descended on the town, which was defended by 300 Dutch peacekeeping soldiers. The town was…

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  • Bosnian Genocide Causes

    Communist President Tito's death, things began to change drastically for the worse. There were Ethnic tensions in the nations from that point on. What was normally an average walk through town became avoiding being shot by neighbors or friends. There were many causes that led to these tensions, Milosevic was a big cause and at the time, Serbia had dominated the former Yugoslav army. Leaving the other countries defenseless to any type of offensive.(“Milosevic goes on trial for war crimes”,(n.d),…

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  • Intergovernmental Organization: The U. N. Peacekeeping

    On March 3, 1992 after a reform vote President Izetbegovic proclaimed Bosnia’s independence. In a 1991 census, Bosnia’s population, 4 million, was composed of 44% Bosniak, 31% Serb, and 17% Croatian. Since the independence of Bosnia, Bosnian Serbs wanted to establish a separate Serbian state. With the support of the Serb dominated Yugoslav military, Bosnian Serb forces attacked Bosniak-dominated towns in an act of ethnic cleansing. By the end of 1993, Bosnian Serb forces were in control of…

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