Genocide Studies in Rwanda

by: Ian, Filip, Kaleb Introduction During 1994, members of the Hutu ethnic majority in the east-central African nation of Rwanda murdered as many as 800 thousand to 1 million of their tutsi neighbours.  The genocide spreaded throughtout the country with shocking speed and brutaility.  This started when some of the Tutsis who fled the country…

Genocide: Srebrenica

by: Emin Kajevic Terms to know Genocide: A deliberate killing of a large number of people from a particular nation or ethnic group with the aim of destroying that nation or group.  Ethnic cleansing: The mass expulsion or killing of members of an ethnic or religious group in society.  Mass graves: A pit dug in the ground to…

Social Consequences of Computers

By Dmitrijs and Ronan Introduction PCs and less complex computers have been used for almost a century now to perform computational tasks for humans at speeds a human can’t ever beat. The societal changes from these been significant from storing data and processing data, entertainment and replacing jobs. Computers keep getting better and with innovation in the future computers may…

The“one country, two systems”-Hong Kong and China

By Jason Ho Summary: The relationship between the Hong Kong citizens and the Hong Kong government/Chinese government became worse and worse since 2019-the start of the protest. The introduce of the extradition law for mainland China cause a lot of question pop out from the global society and they are questioned that was “one country,…

Technological Dependency

Introduction By:Owen Ever find yourself unable to put down your phone? Well, you are not alone as an up and rising problem internet addiction is as much of a problem as alcohol or drug addictions. More and more students use the internet for school work but are they truly in control or are they at…

Social Media and Elections

By: Amy Zeng Social media: How have elections been affected? Question: How has social media impacted elections in the U.S.A and the U.K? INTRODUCTION I’m sure that most, if not all of us have heard about the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal. For those who haven’t, it’s a scandal where the data of millions of Facebook users…

CHANGES IN VIET NAM AFTER THE WAR

By Alex and Alan INTRODUCTION: Viet Nam has experienced 2 wars with France (1945-1954) and America (1955-1975). Therefore, our country suffered a lot of damage, especially the economic and the transformation of the ideology. TASKS: How did ideology affect the war in Viet Nam? How the population difference from past to present has changed? What…

Trade War: US and China

BY Sandra .Finding out the backgrounds behind the commercial dispute between two giants economists. As getting the trade agreement, US and China bilateral relationship. Term to know Trade war :commerce when a country perceive a competitor has unfair trading, domestic union may put pressure on imports good to make it less attractive to consumers Deficit:…

Robotics and Social Consequence

by Aaliyah and Carly Introduction Robotics have evolved over time and have been used to industrialize our society in factories, hospitals, constructions and production of mass goods. It is undeniable that robots have benefited society, making our lives easier and safer. However, there are also negative consequences to the increasing development of robots. Job loss…

Rapid Development of Vietnam

by: Keana Nolasco and Aimee Tang Terms to know Đổi Mới (English: “Renovation”): The name of the economic reforms initiated in Vietnam in 1986 with the goal of creating a “socialist-oriented market economy. “The term Đổi Mới itself is a generic term widely used in the Vietnamese language. However, the term “Đđi Mới Policy” (Chính…

The Impact of the Holocaust

Trevor Yu, Socials 11, Block 1B, Ms. Moore. Introduction The Holocaust, coming from the Greek word “holos” (whole) and “kaustos” (burned), was the mass genocide of European Jews between 1933 and 1945, whom Nazi Germany deemed were inferior and threatened the racial ‘purity’ of Aryan German culture. Also known as the Hebrew word, “Shoʾah” (Catastrophe),…

Trade War: The economic conflict between China and the United States

By Estelle Kim and Yvonne Du Introduction China–United States trade war is an ongoing economic conflict war between China and the United States, which started on July 6, 2018. The trade dispute originated when US President Donald Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum on March 22, 2018, saying that “China has thief intellectual property and American…