Author Archives: Madeleine

Syria

After watching the video on Yugoslavia, I couldn’t help but think about Syria right now. The people of Syria are being violently suppressed, by an insane leader that doesn’t seem to ever want to stop. They are revolting in hopes … Continue reading

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How the Fate of a Nation Can Rest on One Leader

While doing the new reading on the Iranian revolution, I realized that though this is an incredibly modern and unique revolution compared to the one’s we’ve studied so far, it still have many similarities. The one that jumped out to … Continue reading

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China, Japan, and World War II

One thing that confused me in the reading from last class was the transition that Japan took when entering into World War II. From what I could see in the reading, Japan was entirely focused on taking over Asia and … Continue reading

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Stalin vs Kim Jong Il

As we were discussing the propaganda of Stalin in class a few days ago, I couldn’t help but notice how similar it sounded to the propaganda of North Korea. They go on and on about how loved Stalin was, and … Continue reading

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