ethnic cleansing

what is modern ethnic cleansing

what is ethnic cleansing

Ethnic cleansing” is a attempt to get rid of (mass killing, or replacement) members of an unwanted ethnic group in order to make a perfect space. Though “cleansing” campaigns for ethnic or religious reasons have existed throughout history, the rise of extreme movements during the 20th century came to a level of ethnically motivated fighting,

Exampels of Ethnic Cleansing

There were different types of ethnic cleansing in history. The expulsion of Jews in Spain in the 15th century. The Holocaust in Germany in the 20th century was the killing of over 6 million jews. The immergrants in the U.S.A forced displacement of Native Americans the reservations by white settlers in North America in the 18th and 19th centuries. There was also ethnic cleansing in Central Africa

the indians

About 10 years ago, they numbered a few thousand; now, they're down to fewer than 300 full-blooded Makahs. They are unaffiliated with any other tribe, and their taboos against marriage to non-Makahs, have reduced their number severely. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected their petition for tribal certification, and only the National Geographic magazine has seen fit to describe them (years ago). Their artifacts have been studied and are displayed in a handsome, though poverty-stricken museum in Neah Bay, Washingon It isn't open often, and not many people go there.they were moved to differnt places years ago by us because they were differnt and taking to much space.

The holocaust

The murder of some 6 million European Jews (as well as members of some other persecuted groups, such as Gypsies and homosexuals) by the German Nazis during the Second World War. The leader of this wasAdolf Hitler. After years of Nazi rule in Germany, during which Jews were consistently hunted Hitler’s “final solution”–now known as the Holocaust–came to real when the world war was happing,killing centers constructed in the concentration camps in Poland. this kind of killing can be the braking of familys and outbrackes, fighting back, and poverty

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ethnic cleansing today

central africa

Over the past year, the Central African Republic has become poupular for the intensity of its violence. After the majority-Muslim Seleka government left power in January 2014, ethnic cleansing swept the country, leaving much of the territory entirely empty of Muslims. Thousands were killed. The seleka have also been responsible for serious abuses in many parts of the country including in the capital Bangui.the dangers to ethnic cleansing is the loss of so many people. the more we do this the more a country is divided.

the ethnic cleansing in bosina

in Rwanda and the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia in the 1990s, the world vowed “never again.” But in the past four years, at least 200,000 people in Darfur have been killed and 2.5 million driven from their homes.

imargrants in the us

The increasing numbers of refugees in the us is getting bigger but, in the starting of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and mass immigration of those with conflicting values, a number of Americans, like their European frieands, have come to question their nation's immigration policies, including those concerning refugees. At the same time, but some people who think refugee barriers are unfair and continue to fight
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this man lookes at the shop now destroyed by the people how didnt like the race of those people

cons,effects, and dangers

the cons, effects, and dangers of ethinic cleansing is big. the first thing is the killing of people makes the population lower and if this is lower there are not alot of people learnig which makes the litarcy rate lower. the destroying of bilding has a efect on were people can live and how they have to rebuid these buildings. the dangers are that killing people is not cool at all.

relating to The Giver

ethnic cleansing in the giver is when they take the color away from the peope around them which is samness. anoher example is when they kill the baybies in the story to control the poupulation.these where some exampls frome the giver


ethnic cleansng is a horrible thing in the world today. this should not hapen any more in history, but people chooes not to accept our differenes. we should all join to fight againts ethnic cleansing.

Additioal information


Andreopoulos, George J. "Ethnic Cleansing (war Crime)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2014

.comstaff, History. "Ethnic Cleansing." A&E Television Networks, 2009. Web. 11 Nov. 2014

Genocide in Slow Motion." Frontline/World 2006. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.