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    Throughout the course of time, there were many genocides that devastated the population of a specific country. The city of Srebrenica was a long and unique history. In Srebrenica, Bosnia, thousands of people were killed in a war. The genocide and ethnic cleansing of Srebrenica was considered to be the worst genocide since World War II. The war began in 1992 and lasted for four years, until 1996. Muslims were forced to migrate out of Srebrenica, and those that failed to do so were executed. The failed protection of Srebrenica by safeguards resulted in this catastrophe.This war was the result in one of the worst genocides in human history and will never be forgotten in history and by the people of Srebrenica. In the span of four years, millions…

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    Sheri Fink’s 2003 nonfiction work War Hospital reports, in great detail, the atrocities of the Bosnian War at Srebrenica through the lens of the war medicine that was practiced there. Fink takes both a macro and micro approach to explaining what happened at Srebrenica in the early 1990s. She chronicles the actions, thoughts, and experiences of individual doctors, both Bosnian and international, who risked their lives to treat injured civilians in the most challenging of conditions. Alongside…

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    Refugee: The Bosnian War

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    By definition, a refugee is “a person who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc.” (“Refugee”). Immigrants have been coming to America for hundreds of years as refugees. Most recently, the Syrian refugees have been struggling to find safety here in America. Another case of many people immigrating to America due to times of crisis is during the Bosnian war. These two circumstances have many similarities, including why the two people…

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    School shootings are something that we know about, in Canadian history they are something we aren 't oblivious to. The Montreal Massacre significantly affected Canada in terms of equality, justice and safety. Numerous individuals had differentiating perspectives on the massacre that took place. Many questions were raised: Why did Marc Lépine shoot and murder fourteen women, while leaving the men alive? Why was Lépine yelling "You’re all feminists?", yet shooting at women who guaranteed they…

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    Fact or Fiction: The Effects of Misrepresentation Literature appears in many forms from fiction to non-fiction to memoirs with each providing a different purpose for the intended reader. Often, authors will write their memoirs in order to give the reader new knowledge of events through personal experience rather than to entertain them as a folk tale might. Consequently, those in search of gaining knowledge through personal experience on a particular event will most likely choose to evaluate the…

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    The Rape of Nanking The Rape of Nanking was a horrific and brutal massacre. It shows the world’s failure to acknowledge the cruel acts of people who take advantage of their ranks in government, meaning this went on for six weeks, thousands of people were killed, and no other countries even noticed or helped all of those people. is a human rights violation because pretty much all of the human rights were violated especially 3-5. “Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security…

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    I followed the historical Freedom Trail to the Old State House built in 1713 and also where the site of the Boston Massacre took place that was just outside the building. It was a vital and key location for the formation of our city where several great Patriots gathered to start what we now have today. Arriving at this historical landmark, I grew interest to want to go inside and learn even more of this beautiful city. I was amazed with how I was able to walk in the same building that John…

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    The Boston Massacre shouldn’t have been called a massacre since only a total of five people killed in the event. The word “massacre” indicates the brutal slaughtering of a large numbers of people. The Boston Massacre was more like a riot than a massacre, but it was called a massacre by the use of propaganda. The Boston Massacre Historical Society clarifies that “Paul Revere wasted no time in capitalizing on the Massacre to highlight British tyranny and stir up anti-British sentiment among his…

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    In the films Munich and One Day in September, we as the audience gain knowledge as to what happened in Munich during the 1972 Olympic Games. One Day in September is the official documentary of what happened to the Israelis who were assonated in the hands of Palestinians. The film Munich directed by Steven Spielberg discusses how the Israeli government came up with the ideal counter-terrorism plan against the Palestinians after the massacre in Munich. The film’s plots are in the same ballpark…

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    Eugene Delacroix Analysis

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    seen in the lonely figures of the Massacres at Chios along with the “Greek Families Awaiting Death or Slavery”. The bodies are painted in a traditional style, their magnitudes close to real life but slightly romanticized. The theme of the painting is based on the real life event that had occurred two years earlier to the conclusion of this works. For almost four centuries the Greeks has been under occupation by the Turks but it wasn't until 1822 that the Greeks decided to fight for freedom. The…

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