Khmer Rouge Soldier

Women were active in the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. A female Cambodian Khmer Rouge soldier is shown in the photograph holding an AK-47. They got their support from China, North Vietnam, and the Pathet Lao. The Khmer Rouge fought to deposed the Norodom Sihanouck and Lon Nol governments. The Cambodian Civil War broke out in […]

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Gamal Abdel Nasser Interview (1969)

President Gamal Abdel Nasser was interviewed by Clifton Daniel of the New York Times. The program was a collaboration with National Educational Television. The interview discusses the freedom of navigation of the Suez Canal and the conflict with Israel. Nasser mention the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict were based around partition. There was a Jewish […]

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How to Write a History Essay

Writing an essay requires a certain set of directions. Having a method and approach to writing can ensure a high level of quality. Essays must have a structure. The basic structure is the thesis, support, and conclusion. The thesis is the argument or position that will be presented to the reader. The support refers to […]

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The Assassination of Marie Francois Sadi Carnot Le Petit Journal Frontpage (1894)

President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot was assassinated in 1894 by Sante Geronimo Caserio . The newspaper Le Petit Journal reported the president had been stabbed. Caserio was an anarchist who killed Carnot as an act of vengeance for the executions Auguste Vaillant and Emile Henry. Vaillant and Henry were notable anarchists who wanted to see […]

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Patsy T. Mink Announces The Formation of The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (1994)

Patsy T. Mink was the co-founder along with Norman Mineta of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. The photograph above shows Nancy Pelosi and Norman Mineta in the background. Don Edwards and Neil Abercrombie, Robert Underwood also appear during the announcement. CAPAC was designed to address the issues facing the Asian and the Pacific Islander […]

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Empress Zewditu With Her Priest

Christianity was a unifying force for Ethiopia . The photograph captures Empress Zewditu (1876-1930) with one of her favored priests. She was a conservative in both religious and political contexts. During her reign the Ethiopian Orthodox Church was promoted more . More churches were constructed in the country . Zewditu was a firm believer in […]

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