In "In the Shadow of the Banyan", Raami, a seven year old, a young princess of the house of Sisowath in 1970s Cambodia, that the Cambodia is in midst of a civil war. The new communist regime in Cambodia which is called “Organization” tries to dehumanize Raami and her people. In particular, the “Organization” taking away individuality and diminishing traditional culture such as Raami and her family. Her family and other families are itinerating multiple times in Cambodia. As the story progresses, Raami still barely to her humanity despite the "Organization" striping her and her family of everything they have that has come to identify them from their home, possessions, friends, family, education, and even their royal name.
These civilians, fleeing their homes, widely supported Pol Pot and allowed him to rise to fame. When American troops finally withdrew from Cambodia in 1975, the Khmer Rouge rose to power and took control of the government. Now in power, Pol Pot began “purifying” the Cambodian society by exterminating foreigners, police officers, lawyers, doctors, teachers, government officials, and those whose loyalty was dubious. The Khmer Rouge also began discarding religion and limiting freedoms and communication. Additionally, health care, schools, and businesses were all removed and all Cambodian citizens were forced to leave their homes and evacuate.
My grandmother and her family was part of those rich people. My grandmother told me that she and her family secretly dug hole in their yard in the middle of night to hide their property. However, it was found out by the communist party next morning. The party confiscated all of their possession. This forced my grandmother’s parents to work in the countryside and separated my grandmother from her family.
With great emotion, Dr. King speaks on his daughter and son not being able to do thing the white children could do. He wrote, “when you suddenly find your tongue twisted and your speech stammering as you seek to explain to your six year old daughter why she can't go to the public amusement park that has just been advertised on television, and see tears welling up in her eyes when she is told that Funtown is closed to colored children, and see ominous clouds of inferiority beginning to form in her little mental sky, and see her beginning to distort her
Did you know that Loung Ung had been through a genocide with her family and only a few of them survived. Well, this story is about a war that is taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and ends in America. One day outside Loung sees people on the back of trucks coming into the city and everybody is cheering them one because they all think the war is over, but for her town they all do not now what is going to happen after the Khmer Rouge tells them that they have to evacuate the area for three days and says you can return in the meanwhile. In the memoir, First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung, the author demonstrates how the Khmer Rouge use the techniques of fear in order to take control over Cambodia cities and farms.
Andrew Jackson screamed, “Do you think I will ever pass the bank bill? Why would you even come here to say that? Bye Bye.” Andrew Jackson then has security kick Pablo King, Nicholas Biddle and Henry Clay out of the White House. They go and tell all of the other Whigs and they are ready to impeach Andrew Jackson but there are too many Democrats in Congress.
Nancy blames this on Percy and tells the Pre-Algebra teacher, Mrs. Dodds. When Mrs. Dodds seperates Percy from the group to talk to him, she turns into a Furie and attacks him. Luckily, Percy’s Latin teacher, Mr. Brunner, throws Percy a pen that transforms into a sword when uncapped. With the new weapon, Percy kills Mrs. Dodds and goes back to the class. Ever since this incident, Grover and Mr. Brunner have been talking about him, and a mysterious stolen object.
The troops attempted to starve them out of the town by setting up roadblocks as well. When some of the outside activists attempted a food drop to the AIM members at Wounded Knee, they clearly left their buildings and cover to get the food crates. The federal troops used this opportunity though to kill several of them. After a few of the more important members of AIM had been killed, the group eventually gave up. On May 5, both the federal troops and the AIM members agreed to disarm.
In Syria, students planned protests and eventually took to the streets. Then, “[the] Syrian government launched the first of what became a series of crackdowns, sending tanks into restive cities as security forces opened fire on demonstrators” (Houissa). In comparison, the animals of the Manor Farm did not plan any protests, and instead planned a full-scale rebellion. Since there were no protests, Jones was not aware of the fact that the animals were going to rebel. He and his men were absolutely stunned and shocked
Under the intervention of the government, local authorities declared the abolition of the apartheid system in public schools in 1959. The Vietnam War was the longest war in the twentieth century. From the mid 1940s to the late 1970s, in nearly 30 years of time, Vietnam patriotic armed with crude weapons has defeated the two powerful capitalist industry country, France and the United States, not only created a miracle in the history of war, and to its former vassal subsequent national sacrifice spirit demonstrates the war in the history of the
As a result all of Kent State’s communications broke down. The shootings caused massive protests, both violent and nonviolent. The protests caused 450 other campuses around the nation to close down. One specific group of protesters at New York University hung a banner outside of a school window that said “They Can’t Kill Us All”. On May 8th at the University of Mexico, eleven people were bayoneted after trying to confront protesters at the school.
In chapter 7 Luis goes to east LA to riot. He goes to riot about the Vietnam war because they don 't want to send more mexicans to the war. Things start to get violent and in a turn of events he gets arrested and taken to jail. He later gets released with no trial or questioning. Back at school he starts a walk off to protest better conditions for the students.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman, tells the story of struggles suffered by a Hmong family, the Lees’, and what they had to endure when relocated from their origins of Laos to America. The Lee’s and Hmong in general are special when it comes to acculturation because they did not have an option to leave their country they were refugees. While fighting the Vietnam War the CIA recruited Hmong to get a leg up on the communist forces. After the United States pulled out from being a part of this war, around 150,000 Hmong families had to flee their homes to escape the Vietnam government. Forced to relocate in America, a place most never wanted to come in the first place.
On the night of October 16, 1859, Brown and his band overran the government munitions stockpile. Some of his men gathered together a modest bunch of prisoners, including a couple slaves. Expression of the attack spread and by the next day Brown and his men were encompassed. On October 18, an organization of U.S. Marines, drove by Colonel Robert E. Lee (1808-70) and Lieutenant J. E. B. Stuart (1833-64), overran Brown and his devotees. Brown was injured and caught, while 10 of his men were slaughtered, including two of his children.