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    constitutional monarchy which was led by Norodom Sihanouk after his maternal grandfather king Norodom had died. The French, who were managing Cambodia at the time, wrongly thought he would be easily controlled however Cambodia got opportunity from France in 1953. In 1955, Sihanouk surrendered and Cambodia picked his father master and him Prime Minister. His father then controlled until 1960 when he kicked the basin, giving the position of power back to Sihanouk. The Khmer Rouge tried to recover the

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    Pol Pot Research Paper

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    France had lost control in Cambodia and a royal monarchy was put into place. Pot became the leader of the Cambodian Communist Party but was forced into fleeing at the hands of the monarch, Prince Norodom Sihanouk. Pot formed a resistance group named the Khmer Rouge and began to revolt against Sihanouk. Sihanouk was defeated, but not by Pot. The United

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    Although he was forced to fee into the jungle to get away from Prince Norodom Sihanouk. Norodom Sihanouk was the King of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955 and again from 1993 to 2004. Pol Pot formed a resistance movement while in the jungle known as the Khmer Rouge. They went to war with Cambodia against Sihanouk's government. Although Sihanouk was bested, by the U.S. So he retaliated by joining Pol Pot. The U.S. invaded Cambodia that same year to rid the North

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    Why does nobody know who this 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

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    Cambodia Research Paper

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    His actions motivated the French to allow Cambodia to become entirely independent finally and in 1955 Sihanouk resigned for his father and elections were held. Sihanouk formed his political movement. From 1955-1970, he dominated politics in Cambodia so much so that it is sometimes called the 'Sihanouk era. Sihanouk's reign began to crumble in 1968 due to to the communist's civil war. They took control and began their reign by renaming Cambodia, Khmer

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    Pol Pot

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    ultimately destroyed it. This was due to the extreme vision of communism, which Pol Pot wanted to implement for a perfect and a peaceful society. Prince Norodom Sihanouk always tried to maintain Cambodia’s neutrality. But with Laos and Vietnam as its borders, he knew this was impossible. After the assassination of Diem in South Vietnam, Sihanouk condemned America’s policies; in turn he allowed Viet Cong bases in Cambodia. America in

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    Unites states threatened to move into Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia at the time, tried his best to not contribute to the war. When the Vietnamese Communists began using the port of Sihanoukville and Cambodia’s eastern border to ship military supplies, King Sihanouk didn’t want to loose his allegiance with the U.S. and began to take steps to repair their relationship with the country. ( Norodom Sihanouk By Elizabeth Becker). King Sihanouk, a man who wanted nothing to do with this war

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    and Norodom Sihanouk, the Vietnamese had several motives for an invasion. Spragens elaborated on Vietnam’s New Economic Zone; Khmer Rouge raids were quite frequent in this region. Therefore, the citizens of this section began to voice their vexation, and Vietnam

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    movement was created to fight against France colonization. In 1962, Pol Pot had become the leader of CPK was flee into the jungle to escape from King Norodom Sihanouk, because

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    America In Cambodia

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    (Central Office for South Vietnam), supposedly located in Cambodia (Starr 139). However, this idea would be hindered by a few factors regarding the unsteady international relationship between both countries. During the war, Cambodia’s leader, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, was very firm about keeping Cambodia a neutral country. With Cambodia’s lack of contribution to the anti-Communist forces, the American government had no legal way to eliminate Viet Cong communists residing on the border of Cambodia. The U.S

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