happening again after the holocaust being so inhumane with the burning and torturing of people.Saloth star most commonly know as Pol Pot was the leader of a group named the khmer rouge who were in power during the cambodian genocide that lasted about 4 years and killed about two million people(History).Pol pot and his group wanted to make Cambodia classless
The United States is one of the most diverse nations on the earth, originally conceived so, and often described as a great melting pot, as “all nations are melted into a new race of man, whose labours and posterity will one day cause great changes in the world” (St. John de Crèvecoeur, 1782). Yet, despite the country’s diverse population, the workplace remains a place of inequality as women and minorities continue to earn less than their white male counterparts (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
monstrous human being was? What did Pol Pot do to become such a terrible person? Pol Pot was a Cambodian dictator who led the country through hell. People say that Pol Pot killed almost as many people as Hitler did. People should become aware of what he did and how horrifying it really was. Pol Pot was the leader of Khmer Rouge, who led his communist party to kill twenty five percent of Cambodia resulting from starvation, overwork, and executions. Pol Pot was born with the name Saloth Sar in 1925
From our own eyes, we can see the changes America had gone through everyday. The history of America is a giant textbook; almost impossible to complete in a semester of history class. America had stood of her own ideologies since the day she became a country. Like every country in the world, people have controversial opinions on this land. Some felt America has the best value of all; while some felt like America didn’t lived up to her promises. America is a country that has grown more complicated
moving here to take advantage of the many opportunities our country can make available. People are bringing their cultures and differences to the United States thus resulting in what is called a melting pot; however, I would argue that America should no longer be called a melting pot. The term melting pot suggests that immigrants should assimilate into American culture.
killed when he learned that he could speak French. I feel as if the official knew that the war was turning into something that had gotten way out of control and before he could stop the madness, it was too late. Cambodia was torn to shreds when Pol Pot 's regime took over. As seen in the movie, so many innocent people were killed by ruthless soldiers and U.S. bombs. Cambodians were forced to leave their homes with as little as possible. They were assured that they would be taken care of and that they
The United States has been called different terms when describing immigration, the most popular term was “melting pot”, but lately the more politically correct term is “salad bowl”. The melting pot better describes American society because the cultures have blended together and became more accepting of each other. The history of immigration in the United States has been greatly shaped by immigrant influence on culture and society, the nation’s fluid immigration laws, and how incoming immigrants are
to as The Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodian genocide, Year Zero and the Cambodian Holocaust, the rule of the Communist Party of Kampuchea from 1975-1979 has had a devastating impact on Cambodia and the country’s condition in the 21st century. Led by Pol Pot, the beliefs and objectives of the Khmer Rouge has resulted in Cambodia’s loss of culture and identity, the deaths of approximately 4 million people resulting in generation loss and a brain drain and has affected how Cambodia is in today’s society.
Over the past semester, I have had the pleasure of volunteering my services to Bilal Oromo Dawa Center in Fridley, Minnesota as a tutor and person of influence to children ages 6-18. Bilal Oromo Dawa Center’s (BODC) mission statement is as follows: Bilal Oromo Dawa Center is a charitable, religious, social, cultural, educational nonprofit organization dedicated to serve the Muslim community. As I have come to find out, BODC is a community center that offers many different services for all its community
the Khmer Rouge Party. (Peace Pledge Union) As the government grew weaker and began to loose control, The Khmer Rouge Party overthrew the country. They began killing for their cause in 1975. The Khmer Rouge Party, under the rule of a man called Pol Pot, enforced a new way of life following values and rules similar to Maoist-Communism (“World Without Genocide: Cambodian Genocide”). The Khmer Party attempted, in simplistic terms, to nationally centralize the middle or farming class of Cambodia (“World