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Period VI: Major Conflict Dominates The 20th Century Causing Both Attempts Toward Peace & Toward Intensifying Conflicts

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Groups And Individuals Oppose War 0:49
    • Human Nature?
    • Conflict Is Human
  • Buddhists In South Vietnam 2:08
    • Buddhism Is Major Religion In Area
    • Buddhist Oppressed By South Vietnam Government
    • Catholic Church Largest Land Holder
    • Refused To Participate In Land Reform
    • Ngo Dinh Diem
    • Only Catholics Held Position Of Power
    • Priests- Private Armies Destroy Buddhist Pagodas
    • Peaceful Demonstrations
    • Buddhist Flag Outlawed
    • 500 Monks Demonstrated In Hue- Hunger Strike
    • Soldiers Poured Plastic Chemicals On Praying Monks
    • Thich Quang Duc
    • Self-immolated
    • Martial Law
    • Coordinated Series Of Attacks On Buddhist Pagodas
    • US Removed Support On Diem
  • Of The Malcolm Browne Photo 12:33
    • Thich Quang Duc's Message
  • MLK & Non-Violence As A Political Tactic 14:11
    • Practical- Nonviolence Only Road
    • Quote By MLK
    • Courage To Put End To Suffering By Willingly Suffering Themselves
  • Segregation Forever? 19:09
  • Opposing The Status Quo In China, 1989 20:14
    • Tiananmen Square Protest
  • Tiananmen Square Protest, 1989 20:55
    • 89 Democracy Movement
    • Hu Yao-Bang
    • Harm Of Inflation
    • Protests
    • Protests Ended
    • Illegal To Speak About
  • Military Answer Is: More Military 24:30
    • Idi Amin Of Uganda
    • Agusto Pinochet
    • President Allende
    • Francisco Franco
    • Won Spanish Civil War
    • Close To Nazi Germany
  • Terrorism As A Method 30:34
    • Violent Activities Against Civilians To Gain Political Goals
    • Irish Republican Army (IRA)
    • British Sent Troops
  • IRA Institutes 'The Long War' Strategy 33:50
  • Popular Culture Influenced 34:34
    • Conflicts Profound Influence On Popular Culture
    • James Bond
    • 23 Movies
  • Key Concepts 36:23
    • Conflicts Dominate 20th Century