GENOCIDE. Genocide: An attempt to eliminate, in whole or in large part, a particular group of people (such as national, ethnic, racial, religious, social, or political groups).
examples of genocide, mass murder, ethnic cleansing and discrimination
U.S. & Native Americans
Pop. of NAs reduced from about 2million to 500,000 over 300 years. -- mass murder -- starvation -- war -- forced removals -- disease
Yugoslavia Serbs in Bosnia (1980s,1990s) -- terror, expulsion, and thousands found in mass graves
Jews, Gypsies, gays & lesbians, communists, mentally ill
KILLED: @11 MILLION
Turks: Armenians in WWI (1914-1918)
(U.S. & many W. European countries):
History of many non-Northern European groups in U.S.
-- Irish, Italians, eastern Europeans, Jews, African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, etc.
Women around the world
Hindu Caste system
1. Genocide is a type of ethnic cleansing, mass murder, and discrim.
2. Ethnic cleansing is a type of discrimination.
3. Mass murder can be used for genocide and ethnic cleansing, but can also occur for reasons other than genocide, ethnic cleansing, and discrimination.
4. There are many types of discrimination that have nothing to do with genocide, ethnic cleansing, or mass murder.
All genocides are democides.
Most mass murder is democide.
Some mass murder is genocide, but some is not.