Democratic Kampuchea

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  • Meas Sokha Analysis

    Pol Pot grew stronger with a militia up to 700,000 people (“Cambodian Genocide Trying to End Genocide”). This growth of population was enough for Lon Nol, the prime minister of Cambodia, to grow weaker and be beaten by the Khmer Republic (“GENOCIDE-CAMBODIA”). Many people joined the Khmer Rouge because of Lon Nol’s association with the United States and this deterred them. With the Khmer Rouge’s growing followers, the Cambodian Genocide officially started on April 17th, 1975, when the Khmer Rouge took control of the capital city, Phnom Penh (“Cambodian Genocide Trying to End Genocide”). The new nation’s official name was the Democratic Kampuchea, which was the communist party (Schanberg). For four years, from 1975-1979, the Khmer Rouge ruled with their torturing ways, which were very new for the Cambodians. Along with the new nation of the Democratic Kampuchea, came a new way of living for the Cambodians. At the start of the new nation, the Cambodians were forced out of their homes and were moved into one main prison, which contained farms and reservation land. They were evacuated from everywhere in the country and put into one city to avoid any form of retaliation from the educated or religious men (Schanberg). This evacuation process shows stage three of genocide, and how the Khmer Rouge dehumanized the Cambodians by forcing them to live in a certain region. Pol Pot’s goal for this new nation was to centralize the farming society and create the “Year Zero” again by having…

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  • Platoon By Tim O Brien: An Analysis

    Historically, war have been a vital between counties for control over each other. For century war have been fought mainly over power and control. The battle over power and control have led to the matter of life and death, a path either to safety or to begin ruin, but in all cases it led to death and ruin many individuals home and life’s. Likewise, War has been and still is one ways or reason to influence and the spread of “culture”, “civilization” and mostly importantly “religion” (Michael Lee…

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  • Obama Victory Speech Analysis

    speech, when mentioning past, present even future the president acknowledges American people. Obama thanks his rivals, all voters even if they did not support him. It can be said that Moving forward as family” is one of the themes of this oratory piece. He mentions his wife, daughters and even their family dog Bo with a light-hearted joke. It is obvious that the President of the United States does not take his dog for walks, or personally groom it, however with that single joke he manages to…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Eulogy And Usher's Chains

    A Rhetorical Analysis: Compare and Contrast the Rhetorical Appeals and Techniques used in Obama’s Eulogy and Usher’s song “Chains” President Barack Obama, in his eulogy for Reverend Pinckney delivers an emotional speech that left many in tears and inspired, inspired to make change. Obama’s speech was intended towards all citizens of the United States, especially the victimized families and people of South Carolina. During his eulogy, Obama praises the great man that Reverend Pinckney was and…

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  • Importance Of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The Trans-pacific Partnership is a trade agreement between 12 countries, the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile, and Peru. The purpose of the Trans Pacific Partnership is to deepen economic ties between these nations by reducing tariffs and promote the development of trade. The increase in trade between these nations is aimed at reducing China and India’s dominance it the Pacific Rim. The Trans-Pacific Partnership was not a…

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  • Critical Infrastructure Case Study

    A Case Study of the United States Critical Infrastructure There are services within every society that acts as the life force behind its success; whether rudimentary or advanced these services are employed in order to maintain a functional nation. The United States of America is no different, several systems and assets support our nation by providing essential services from water supply, economic, healthcare, communication and transportation (Critical Infrastructure Sectors, 2015). Whether…

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  • Importance Of National Image

    I. Introduction National image is important with each country. It is not only to show the basic information but also represent the picture of country to over the world. If the national image good, it makes country is more famous and support to contribute the economy developed. Except America-the most famous and powerful country in the world, some countries should be mentioned because of national image have changed and affect over the world. II. Definitions First of all, we should understand…

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  • Cult Of Domesticity Essay

    The United States of America gained a reputation throughout their world for equality. Tolerance of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press were revolutionary rights that the United States uniquely founded as a base for their nation. Compared to European countries, America was like no other. However, the women of the country were not equal and they did not have the same opportunity as males. After the American Revolution, “republican motherhood,” had rooted itself in the society of…

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  • Mass Hysteria In The Crucible By Arthur Miller

    Mass hysteria is a condition on a group of people caused by paranoia, anxiety, and fear. The Lynching Era in the United States between the 1880s-1930s caused major paranoia for newly freed African Americans. Lynching was a form of killing done by a mob of people typically through hanging. The Ku Klux Klan, also known as the KKK, were a group of people with hatred towards the African American race. The KKK terrorized African Americans even after they gained legal equal rights in America out of…

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  • Gender Inequality Research Paper

    Gender Inequality In 1776, America declared independence from Great Britain and created a government based on the rights of all men. Thomas Paine, a supporter of these ideals, believed that this new and just government resulted in equality between all. However morally sound the government was, there was still one flaw: it was centered on the rights of men. During this time, the creators of the government did not give the same rights to women as they did to men. This male centered government…

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