The Great War and Early 20th Century – World War
-Who was Mohandas Gandhi and how did he impact 20th century India?
-During World War I Turkey levied a wave of massacres against the Armenian population within its borders, and thus unleashed one of the most genocidal centuries in World History. With all of the international human rights laws passed in the 20th century, why did the world community stand by in the 1970s and the 1990s as the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Serbs in the Balkans and the Rwandian Hutus slaughtered hundreds of thousands of their own countrymen? What measures can be taken to prevent future “ethnic cleansings” and genocide?
The Great War and Early 20th Century – World War I Assignment VIDEO ASSIGNMENT UNIT 5
In this 750 word essay each student should be sure to include the following: 1) an introduction to the essay, 2) a summary of the major points presented in the video, 3) answers to the questions posed by the professor, and 4) a conclusion to the essay.
1) Why was this “Christmas Truce” not universally recognized on both sides of the fighting?
2) Why do you think a truce of this nature never happened again in this war and subsequent 20th century wars?