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  • Pol Pot

    Pol Pot insane with power Pol Pot‚ the leader of the Red Khmer‚ ruled Cambodia from 1975 until 1979 and during that time he killed 1.7 million of his brothers and sisters by starvation‚ overwork and executions (CGP). Pol Pot wanted his idea of an utopia in Cambodia and he forced his ideas on his whole country and people. When I first heard about Pol Pot in high school‚ I could not believe that anybody would do this to their own people and country and wondered why Pol Pot would do this to his people

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  • Pol Pot

    Pol Pot (Saloth Sar) was an infamous war criminal and the leader of the Cambodian communist movement called the Khmer Rouge. He was also the Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea from 1975-1979. Pol Pot’s totalitarian regime brought severe hardships on Cambodia‚ killing at least 1.5- 3 million people. This is at least one-fifth of the Cambodian population. Pol Pot brought a reign of horror with devastating effects to the people of Cambodia as a ruthless dictator for 4 years. The Khmer Rouge and

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  • Pol Pot In Cambodia

    Pol Pot in Cambodia. This all started in 1925‚ when Pol Pot was born. He joined the underground communist movement in 1953. In 1962 he became leader of the communist party and was forced to flee into the jungle‚ in that same jungle he began building his own military resistance and began waging guerrilla war against the government. From 1969 until 1973 Pot watched as 150‚000 Cambodian peasants were slain from U.S bombs. In 1975 when they U.S left Vietnam. Cambodia’s government was in shambles it

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  • Pol Pot Biography

    Pol Pot‚ leader of the radical Khmer Rouge in Cambodia stands as one of the most savage mass murderers in the history of the world. In an attempt to create a utopian agrarian society‚ Pol Pot eliminated all opponents to his totalitarian regime. Up to 2‚000‚000 Cambodians lost their lives to this cleansing‚ the equivalent of more than twenty-five percent of the entire population. The world looks on in horror at the aftermath of this destruction. Pol Pot‚ or Saloth Sar‚ was born on May 19‚ 1925‚ in

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  • Essay On Pol Pot

    totalitarian leaders‚ Pol Pot is known for his communist reign over Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. His regime‚ supported by several countries‚ resulted in a complete change within the country’s society. Under his rule‚ millions of people died in what Pol Pot considered to be a sacrifice for a new society (TIME‚ 1999). Pol Pot was born Kompong Thong‚ Cambodia‚ in May of 1925. Due to heavy French influence in the country at this time‚ French was incorporated into Pol Pot’s education. In 1949‚ Pol Pot began college

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  • Pol Pot Collapse

    communists and caused the downfall of their country’s economy. This includes the increase of poverty along with the increase of death rates. The two dictators we chose were Pol Pot‚ dictator of Cambodia and Idi Amin Dada the president of Uganda. Both were different ‚but much alike in certain ways. Pol Pot (Saloth Sar) Pol pot (aka Saloth Sar) was a Cambodian revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 to 1997. From 1963 to 1981‚ he served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea

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  • Pol Pot War Analysis

    continue to occur throughout the world‚ there are multiple wars that we all forget. The Cambodian Civil War: Pol Pot was one of the major war and the only a small number survived the War. Those survived are now close to retirement as the Cambodian Civil War: Pol Pot War ended in 1979. Not many people know about the war as few survived and only some people are willing to talk about the Pol Pot War because it brings back “terrible” memories. Chou Onn‚ 58 is one of the lucky handfuls who survived and

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  • Similarities Between Pol Pot And Napoleon

    would we be?" (Orwell page 50). These examples prove Napoleon‚ ruler of Animal Farm‚ and Pol Pot‚ ruler of Cambodia‚ are indeed similar. Pol Pot was Dictator of Cambodia and head of the Khmer Rogue from 1975-1979. The Khmer Rogue was a communist party within Cambodia. The Rogue first initiated a coup d’ētat in 1970‚ which sparked a civil war which lasted 5 years

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  • Pol Pot: Cambodian Genocide

    Pol Pot‚ the main leader of the Khmer Rouge in the Cambodian Genocide‚ was in March 1925. His birth name was Saloth Sar. He was offered a scholarship by the French government to study electronics at the Ecole Francaise d’Electronique et d’Informatique in Paris. When Saloth was in Paris‚ he joined the Khmer Students’ Association‚ and the French Communist Party. These groups basically fought for freedom for French peasants. However‚ Saloth was forced by the university to return back to Cambodia in

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  • Pol Pot: Mock Speech

    Pol Pot Speech History Assessment My name is Pol Pot‚ but I wasn’t always born with this name. I was born as Saloth Sar‚ I was the notorious leader of the Khmer Rouge (also known as the Red Cambodians). I was responsible for the deaths of over 25% of Cambodia’s population between 1975-1979. In just four years I killed

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