Essays Tagged: "Pol Pot"

Pol Pot.

Pol Pot was the Cambodian equivalent of Germany's Hitler, attempting to purify the nation through ma ... long with other Communists, where he sadly stayed there for seven long years, avoiding detection by police and military forces.Vietnamese forces lined the opposite side of the jungles, and openly had ... ambodians were evicted in total during this event.Saloth crowned himself Prime Minister, renamed to Pol Pot, and changed Cambodia's official name to Kampuchea. During August of 1976, he shared his "Fo ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Khmer rouge.

this. Cambodia became a communist city during the 1960's and 1990's. Khmer rouge came to power with Pol Plot.United States of America and Lon Nol were the cause of the Khmer Rouge. Since USA was at wa ... between Nol and Khmer Rouge. Lon Nol surrendered and Khmer Rouge set up a communist government with Pol Plot.Pol Plot the Khmer Rouge leader started the reign. Mao the Chinese ruler influenced him. He ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Cambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of Change.

Cambodia 1Running Head: CambodiaCambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of ChangeSOC 352 - Social ChangeCambo ... nd the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of ChangeSOC 352 - Social ChangeCambodia 2Cambodia: War, Political Turmoil, and the Khmer Rouge as a Significant Source of ChangeThe most significant source ... ChangeThe most significant source of social change in Cambodia in contemporary times is the rule of Pol Pot and the Khmers Rouges from 1975-1978. Their Communist Party of Kampuchea torn the country ap ...

(11 pages) 136 1 2.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Khmer Rouge.

er came back. The family that was left assumed they killed him because of his great knowledge about politics and government. As a year went by Loung her remaining siblings were taken to separate camps ... uge is a group of soldiers who took over Cambodia from 1975-1979. They were under the leadership of Pol Pot. ( encyclopedia)Lon Nol became the ruler of Cambodia after he toppled Sihanouk and gained su ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Persuasive essay against gun control. Explores past attempts and dangers of a disarmed people.

d have been the same if they were armed? I do not. Mass gun control was also used by Joseph Stalin, Pol Pot and Mao Tse Tung to de-arm and put entire nations to sleep. However, this could never happen ...

(3 pages) 225 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A parrallel between HUAC and the Crucible

the crimes committed were pushed by the desire for power of some persons (mostly men: Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot, Josef Stalin and Idi Amin Dada are good examples), others were realized in the name of God, ...

(10 pages) 61 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cambodia: killing fields

CAMBODIA Because of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge not only were thousands ofCambodians forced out of the cities and into t ... 953 (Sihanouk 21). Whereas Lon Nol was the prince's minister of defense, but did not agree with his policy of nationalism (Casella 306). As early as September of 1969 Sirik Matak and Lon Nol were plan ... aters, and ferry passengers gagged as the ferry churned through the bodies floating in the river. A police official at this ferry sixty kilometers southeast of Phnom Penh said he counted 400 bodies du ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Affect of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia

eir fair share of fighting, but they soon learned that they were extremely wrong. On April 17, 1975 Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia's communist party called the Khmer Rouge, overthrew the Cambodian go ... Cambodian government. This was just the beginning of years of suffering for the people of Cambodia. Pol Pot began to radically change the country of Cambodia as soon as he took control. He planned for ...

(6 pages) 85 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Conflict in indochina-Pol Pot & Lon Nol

This is a modern history assessment task for the Indochina conflict:POL POTBorn in 1925, Pol Pot was originally named Saloth Sar. Growing up in the Kompong Thom provinc ... e Cambodian and Vietnamese communists who had been increasing their strength considerably since WW2.Pol Pot became resentful of the Vietnamese when he was unable to rise in the ranks of the Vietnamese ... ent. The Khmer Rouge emerged as a strong force that used guerrilla warfare. Under the leadership of Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge became anti-Vietnam and pro-communist, and eventually took over Lon Nol's g ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Leaders are important factors in revolutions which use violence to achieve their aims. To what extent are leaders an integral part of 'peaceful-revolutions.'

prevention of strife,' but to reach such a state of calm, often violence and brutality is employed. Politically orientated movements such as the Cultural Revolution in China, and the Killing Fields of ... a change, without the brute force that characterizes many a revolution. However, much like Mao and Pol Pot were instrumental in the success of their respective revolutions, even a revolution centered ...

(8 pages) 46 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The History of Cambodia

troy the North Vietnamese supply lines - clearly devastating to Cambodia.The Khmer Rouge leader was Pol Pot. He had been brought up in France and he was an great admirer of Maoist communism, and thus ... new followers were attracted by the Chinese backing and North Vietnamese training for them. In 1975 Pol Pot had an army of over 700,000 men. Whilst Lon Nol's army was occupied trying to hold back both ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Manufacturing Consent": Noam Chompsky and the Media.

le and the general public is the consent, or opinions being manufactured by the government, and the political system. Their intentions are such that they can manufacture the consent of the people and ... with is necessary to run a society effectively. This is the view of the government, and those with political power, for they feel the mass public isn't capable enough to know which course of action t ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Commentary on 'Cambodia', by James Fenton

mbodia. These bombing raids cost 750,000 innocent civilians their lives. Cambodia was then ruled by Pol Pot, who killed up to two million civilians in his reign. James Fenton was particularly disillus ...

(5 pages) 16830 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

To what extent was the vision of Cambodia underpinned by the ideal of a class based revolution and to what extent was it based on nationalist xenophobia?

he ideal of a class based revolution and to what extent was it based on nationalist xenophobia? The policies of the Communist Party of Kampuchea were built on a feeling of inadequacy based on the gran ... aking full advantage of the circumstances of the time.There was one purpose of the CPK's xenophobic policy- to return Cambodia to the past glories of the Angkor civilization. However there were many r ...

(9 pages) 33 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cambodia & Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge

iety that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. The regime, in which its leader was guerrilla commander Pol Pot, rose to power after years of guerrilla warfare. While it ruled, the regime was the cause of ... fort to purify their revolution.Undoubtedly there were a fair few in the party that did not support Pol Pot. The Khmer Rouge was after all a combination of many communist ideas. All the same, the deat ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


rch for the time of its conception. The term "genocide" was coined by Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), a Polish Jewish legal scholar, in 1943 created the term genocide from the Greek word genos, meaning ra ... n, once fighting for a common goal, now found themselves implementing there own ideals and economic policies in the fledgling political arenas around the globe. This capitalist versus communist battle ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


d War ultimately be traced back to? Who paved the way for such tyrants as Hitler, Mao Tse Tung, and Pol Pot? No, it wasn't Stalin, rather Stalin's mentor, Vladimir Lenin. "Lenin introduced to the 20th ... meeting. He was exiled to the village of Kokushkino. From that point in his life, he would be under police surveillance. He was denied reentry into Kazan University and from 1889 till 1893 he lived in ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

First They KIlled My Father

were many others just as evil or even more so. These include Josef Stalin, the Turkish Genocide and Pol Pot. On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge overthrew the existing government and started the Pol Po ... his events from reoccurring and turning into another genocide. Many people call America the world's police, and I think that is true to some extent. The "police work"� that America does aid the ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To what extent did Pol Pot have a catastrophic effect on society?

Pol Pot and his party The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. Pol Pot, to a very large ext ... e extent had a catastrophic effect on society, one from which Cambodia has not made a full recover. Pol Pot, to a large extent, had a catastrophic effect on the lives of his people. He was responsible ... ation, in particular, the intelligentsia, or anyone who appeared educated (Pagewise Inc. 2002). His policies had a devastating effect and he caused great unrest and conflict with Vietnam. This unrest ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How and Why did America 'Win' the Cold War

In 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), one of the two pre-eminent political and military powers in the world, collapsed. Founded as a communist state in Russia in the ... by each of the super powers, and abhorrent behaviour by these states - such as Pinochet's Chile and Pol Pot's Cambodia - were overlooked and tolerated by the two superpowers intent on seeking world su ... SR collapsed in 1991, becoming the Russian Federation. This collapse was preceded by revolutions in Poland and Czechoslovakia, though the most dramatic example of revolution occurred in Germany with t ...

(14 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War