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    Croatia Research Paper

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    Croatia, the home of Marco Polo, is a beautiful country with an interesting and complex history. Croatia has many landforms intersecting in the country of Croatia. The actual name of Croatia is the Republika Harvatska. Croatia is 21,831 square miles (Croatia) and is located in the Balken peninsula bordering the Adriatic Sea. The countries that border Croatia are Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro and Slovenia. Croatia is an interesting country with a unique history, and is rich with culture. Croatia has a very interesting history, its three independences. First independence was, from the Rome Empire, second independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the last independence was from Yugoslavia. First, the country…

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    Democracy In The 70's

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    Back in 1848 a wave of revolutions swept across Europe, where rebels took power in Hungary. Eventually, Hungarians and Croats developed problems with one another and they went to war. Later the Austrian monarchy soon reclaimed power and both Hungary and Croatia became a part of the Austrian Empire, again. Then in 1867 the Austrian Empire split into two halves, one half Austria and the other Hungary. This caused Croatia to split. Hungary completely controlled Croatia while Dalmata controled most…

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    Yugoslavia was composed of 6 different Republics (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia) and 7 different ethnic groups( Bosniaks, Croats, Slovenes, Serbs, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Albanians) which were apart of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1991. Yugoslavia was held together and was under the rule of a communist leader named Josip Broz Tito. From 1945 until his death in 1980 he was able to run the country under peace and great economic prosperity. He was able to…

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    Croatia Immigration Crisis

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    Croatia is currently an independent nation in Eastern Europe. It has rich culture and a compelling past. Since 1918, Croatia was one of fourteen different nations that made up the country of Yugoslavia. Although many Croats felt connected to the other citizens of Yugoslavia, nationalistic movements gained popularity due to ethnic tensions between the republics. The Croatian government felt that the government was not benefitting them as much as it should, and therefore declared independence in…

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    The author of the source, Gary Sheffield, believes that Germany was completely aware that, with their actions and decisions, they would be creating a major war. Sheffield uses case studies such as Germany’s alliance with Austria and the fact that Germany broke a French-Russian alliance to support his view. As well as this, Sheffield states that WWI was utterly and completely Germany’s fault as he states that Britain, Russia and France’s stance in the war was completely defensive, and so, they…

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    In 1987, shortly after the death of Yugoslavia’s Communist leader Tito, Slobodan Milosevic made a single promise to the Serbs of Yugoslavia; “You will never be beat again” (Doc.). This statement greatly altered the social and political reality in Yugoslavia, ultimately culminating in the disintegration of the nation. Joe Sacco’s graphic novel Safe Area Gorazde, captures this shift, focusing on the Bosnia, the most multiethnic republic within Yugoslavia at the time. Sacco’s portrayal of the…

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    and America, there were immigration restrictions created in 1921 and 1924 that controlled how many Yugoslavians entered the United States. Each acts depended on a specific year’s census of immigrants in that year. These Quota Acts also applied to any immigrant group trying to come into the country. The number of Croatian immigrants coming into the United States slowed down during World War I (History of the Croatians in America), which also meant that the number of immigrants leaving the United…

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    and especially getting to participate in karate. Kenan was outstanding at the sport and loved the challenge of bringing pride to his coach and father. “If I nailed this, at ten years old I’d be the youngest brown belt in my division. It was the biggest challenge of my life. One little slip could embarrass coach Pero, the brilliant black belt I’d looked up to for the last six years. I wanted to make him proud.” (Trebincevic 15) The amount of pride that he took in the sport and gratitude he shared…

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    The Serbia Civil War

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    This has resulted in civil wars and ethnic conflicts. One place where this has occurred is in Serbia. Serbia was one of the parts of the former Yugoslavia, which had once been a large Communist country. Yugoslavia was already beginning to separate into smaller states by the time that Slobodan Milosevic became president. Milosevic had plans to recombine some of the states under the leadership of Serbia, but the newly independent states had other ideas. The conflicts grew into a bloody civil war.…

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    In Bosnia, many Human Rights Violations are being experienced by citizens. The Bosnian police are supposed to be the source of protection for all citizens regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, or anything. As a matter of fact, the police are supposed to take care of everybody and not refuse to or discriminate based off of a bias about their race, gender, etc. However, quite frequently they have failed to provide this service properly. The Bosnian Serb Wartime General, Ratko…

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