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Cambodian Genocide

  • Saloth Sar

    Saloth Sar
    Saloth Sar (later known as Pol Pot) goes to paris on a scholarship and learns about communisim.
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    Cambodian Genocide History

    The history of the genocide in Cambodia January 1 represnts a general date for that year.
  • Cambodian Indipendence

    Cambodian Indipendence
    Pol Pot sets up communist party in cambodia after its independence from France snd then King Sihanouk takes over and forms the kingdom of Cambodia.
  • Abdication

    Sihanouk abdicates to pursue a political career. His father becomes king and Sihanouk becomes prime minister.
  • Vietnam War Begins

    Vietnam War Begins
    Start of the Vietnam war that will partly lead to the events in the near future.
  • Father's Death

    Father's Death
    Sihanouk''s father dies and he besomes king and head of state.
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    The communist party named the Khmer Rouge flees into the forest to avoid the hostile government.
  • President Kennedy Killed

    President Kennedy Killed
    President Kennedy is hot three times to death in Dallas, Texas.
  • Rebelion Starts

    Rebelion Starts
    Khmer Rouge (communist party ruled headed by Pol Pot) starts to protest and rebel against the monarchy of the pesants.
  • Woodstock

    Does much more need to be said?
  • Civil War Begins

    Civil War Begins
    Civil war starts and right wing topple the government
  • Watergate

    Watergate scandal is exposed and Nixon is reveled to be a thief and a crooked president.
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    Khmer Rouge takes power and starts an "agrarian communist" nation and over the next four years 2 million people die in his killing fields.
  • Vietnam War Ends

    Vietnam War Ends
    War ends in Vietnam and the genocide starts in Cambodia.
  • Pol Pot Disapears

    Pol Pot Disapears
    Pol Pot is last seem by the civilized world.
  • Vietamese Takes Over Phnom Penh

    Vietamese Takes Over Phnom Penh
    Khmer Rouge flees to Thailand
  • Genocide Ends

    Genocide Ends
    Sence the Vietnamese took over, the genocide stops and cambodian crimes are revaeled to the world over 2.7 million Cambodians died over four years.
  • Peace

    The Cambodian Factions sign a peace agreement to stop the conflicts between communist Khmer Rouge and the monarchy.
  • Khmer Rouge Boycot

    Khmer Rouge Boycot
    UN supported elections are boycotted by Khmer Rouge supportters
  • Khmer Rouge Gone

    Khmer Rouge Gone
    Government makes an announcement that the Khmer Rouge party of Cambodia is disolved.
  • Pol Pots Death

    Pol Pots Death
    Pol Pot dies in is home, suicide was never ruled out.