During the Armenian Genocide, which lasted from 1915 until 1916, 1.2 million Armenians were brutally murdered. They were murdered in either massacre and individual killings, or from systematic ill-treatment, exposure, and starvation. In the novel Forgotten Fire, the main social issue, the Armenian Genocide, compares to the Holocaust as they both were caused by a hatred of a specific race, they both resulted in extreme violence and immense casualties, and they both had many heroes who made considerable sacrifices on behalf of those being persecuted. The Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide were sparked by the hatred of a specific minority race, the Jews, and the Armenians. The leaders of the countries involved in genocides often promoted them and contribute to the heinous crimes.
There were an estimated 200,000 people who were killed between 1992-1995 in a genocide commited by the Serbs against the Muslims, and Croats in Bosnia. On top of this, another 2 million Bosnians were displaced from their homes and placed in dangerous environments. Three main groups fought each other within the country, Bosnian Muslims, Serbs, and also the Croats. This was a horrible and important genocide that killed thousands of people between 1992-1995. Like the Nazi’s cleansing Europe of it’s Jews, the Serbs aim was the ethnic cleansing of any Muslims or Croatian presence in Serbian territory.
The Trail of Tears is undoubtedly one of the most inhumane events in U.S history. It all started with the Indian removal act enforced by President Andrew Jackson. The U.S military were ordered to forcefully evict many innocent people and have them walk extremely long distances during excruciating weather. Many Indians dropped dead in the midst of the trail causing grief for the Indians hence, its name Trail of Tears. The Trail of Tears was an abomination for the U.S due to the fact that this act was unconstitutional,caused mass genocide, and the land had originally belonged to the natives.
It was called J.F.K it started a nationwide conspiracy, because the person that assassinated John F Kennedy got assassinated, and the person that killed the assassinator of John F Kennedy died of lung cancer right before his trial. However, that is why people are suspicious of his assassination. They think it was planned by the government. John F Kennedy impacted America and the people in it, and shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. The Motorcade in Dallas had a convertible seven seater car in it.
Causes of the Cambodian Genocide The Cambodian genocide took place from 1975 to 1979; it is estimated that some two million Cambodians were systematically murdered by the Khmer Rouge and its followers (Power 90). In Alexander Hinton’s article, “A Head for an Eye” he recounts in details the experience of Gen, a survivor of the Cambodian Genocide. After the Lon Nol government was overthrown by the Khmer Rouge, the Communists began their witch-hunt in an attempt to identify and kill anyone who was associated with the former regime, as well as the educated, the Vietnamese, the Muslim Cham, the Buddhist monks, and other “bourgeois elements” (Power 101). During the investigation, it was revealed that Gen’s father was a teacher–this fact alone was
The Bosnian genocide was the mass killing of Bosnian Muslims starting in 1992. Similar to the holocaust which was the destruction of jews living in german territory the bosnian genocide was the systematic destruction of bosnian muslims living in serbia. According to History.com starting in april 1992 “Bosnian Serb forces, with the backing of the Serb-dominated Yugoslav army, targeted both Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) and Croatian civilians for atrocious crimes resulting in the deaths of some 100,000 people” Durring the Bosnian Serbs campaign to capture and control bosnia which According to Histroy.com was “44 percent Bosnian Musslims, 31 percent Serb, and 17 percent Croatian”. Bosnian serbs attacked bosnian muslim villages evicting them from the
THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE. Genocides which refers to the deliberate killing of a large group of people, on the basis of their ethnic group, is one of the evil practice that have been taking place in some parts of the world. In 1994, Rwanda which is a small country located in the central region of Africa, experienced genocide which killed about one million of people, others were left injured whereas others were forced to be refugees. There are many factors that contributed to genocide, and these includes ethnical or tribal hatred, failure of the ruling government and the inequality treatment of the Hutus and Tutsis. Thus, in this essay I will outline how these factors led to genocide and what efforts were made to bring about peace
The bitter defeat of Germany in the World War 1 and the humiliating Treaty of Versailles gave rise to an indigenous and extreme form of fascism in Germany called Nazism. This ideology leads to one of the worst genocide in the history of mankind, known as The Holocaust, in which approximately six million Jews were killed by the Nazi regime under the command of Adolf Hitler and its collaborators. These killings took place throughout Nazi Germany and German occupied territories. During and after World War ll, i.e., between 1941- 1945, Jews were targeted and methodically murdered in the largest genocide of the 20th cent. Every arm of Germany’s bureaucracy was involved in the logistics of the genocides, turning the Third Reich into “a genocidal
ntroduction and Overview What is genocide? The dictionary definition of genocide, as google states, is, “the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group.” in 1944, the UN of Human Rights declared the term “genocide”. This term of word relates violent crimes that has been caused by different ethnic groups deliberately killing each other. Genocide also is referred as: An ethnic group forcing children to convert to their own beliefs. (map of Myanmar and neighboring countries) However, if different ethnic groups do not listen, massive killings can occur.
He felt that these races, particularly Jews, were responsible for their loss in World War I. The Nazis set up internment camps and concentration camps all over Europe and killed over 6 million people. Being dismantled by the efforts of the Allied Forces, the German Third Reich fell. Built shortly after this was the Berlin Wall, separating Berlin into 2 separate parts, East and West Berlin. Communism was the primary governmental system in East Berlin until its fall in 1990 (Sheehan, 2018).