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    Cambodia is a country in the eastern region of Asia between surrounding neighboring countries Thailand at the North West, Vietnam at the east, and Laos situated at the northern section. It was on April 17, 1976 that Pol Pot the leader of Khmer Rouge regime entered the Cambodian capital of Phonm Penh and took control of the entire country for four horrific years that filled the citizens with terror. Once they got control they declared the day year zero, the day Cambodia would return back to a simply

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    Khmer Rouge

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    a big role in the uprising of communism in Cambodia. In 1863, the French declared Cambodia would be a protectorate of France. In 1941 during World War II, Japan took control of most of Asia, including Cambodia. During that same year (1941), Norodom Sihanouk became King of Cambodia. The Japanese let France continue to control Cambodia, until the fall of Paris in 1944. Briefly, Japan took over the reigns. This occupation of the Japanese and also the French became the start of Communism rising in

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    A History of the Khmer Rouge

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    those caught up in it -including the Cambodians. Vietnam was not the only country fighting for its independence. In 1953, after Cambodia won its independence from France, Prince Norodom Sihanouk became the head of state and ruler of Cambodia. The CPK was formed in 1960 from growing opposition to Sihanouk. In response, Sihanouk named the group the Khmer Rouge, to show that he was not serious about them. The word Khmer Rouge comes from the French word for red added to the language of the people (Timeline)

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    Cambodia

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    till 1864 when the French absorbed it into French Indochina Along with Laos and Vietnam. For nearly a century, the French exploited Cambodia commercially, and demanded power over politics, economics, and social life. It was not until a leader Norodom Sihanouk proclaimed Cambodia's independence in 1949 which was later granted in 1953. Cambodia fell into chaos during the 1970’s as General Lon Nol and his connections to the Khmer Rouge brought Cambodia into a genocidal age. For a decade Cambodia was

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    Genocide is the mass slaughter of a certain type of people because of who they are. The Cambodian Genocide was the mass slaughtering of people who were foreign, educated people, not Khmer (the native race in Cambodia), as well as other people the Khmer Rouge considered to be enemies. It was one of the most horrific events in modern history, and it was discovered years after it began. It took place over a four-year period, from 1975-1979, and left a profound impact on not only Cambodia, but also the

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    of the US in Cambodia; the ouster of Norodom Sihanouk in the coup by General Lon Nol, US invasion into Vietnam and Vietnam War are the main reasons leading up to genocide in Cambodia. The events leading to the eventual Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979 and the genocide itself paved the road to the rapid degeneration of Cambodian, and it is the prevailing reason that it now suffers as a third world country. Before speaking about the role of King Sihanouk in forming of the situation lead to

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    was at risk at a whole new level. In 1953 Cambodia gained its independence from France and as the Vietnam War progressed, Cambodia’s elected Prime Minister Norodom Sihanouk adopted an official policy of neutrality between Vietnam and the United States mainly because they did not want to get involved into any political arguments. However,Sihanouk was ousted in 1970 by a military coup led by his own Cambodian General Lon Nol. Working to the Khmer Rouge, a guerrilla movement,... ... middle of paper

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    Choun Nat could chase for four sentences, which was the highest in that era. 1915, Choun Nat ranked number two in the national contest, and was appointed Advanced-Pali language-Professor in Soramrith High School (Soramrith is the father of King Norodom Sihanouk). Choun Nat had deep understanding of Pali language, he could read or pronounce in accordance to Siri Lanka¡¦s, Burna¡¦s, Mon Khmer¡¦s, Siam¡¦s, and Laos¡¦s accent.

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    France, which led to an autocracy by a royal monarchy. Pol Pot set his mind to becoming a Marxist, so he became the leader of the Cambodian communist party. They were required to go into a jungle to escape the leader of Cambodia who was Prince Norodom Sihanouk. Pol Pot then created his own communist party known as Khmer Rouge with him being the leader. Khmer Rouge translated to Red Cambodians, and Pol Pot engaged a guerrilla war against the government in behalf of them having more powe... ... middle

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    Genocide in Cambodia

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    Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia that is less than half the size of California. It achieved independence from France in 1953. During the Vietnam War, the Prime Minister adopted neutrality, however, he was kicked out in a coup by his own general Lon Nol. Lon Nol was overthrown by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge in 1975. In 1975, there was a genocide in Cambodia, led by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, that shook the country of 7.1 million, leading to over 1 million deaths. The term “genocide” was established

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