Hotel Rwanda: Hutus and Tutsis
  • History → Rwandan History → Rwandan Civil War

This clip details the differences between the Hutus and Tutsis and how the Rwandan Civil War began.

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  1. How were Hutus and Tutsis first distinguished?
  2. Why was there animosity between the Hutus and Tutsis?
  3. Why is the journalist confused about the division?

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    Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account o...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify examples of genocide, including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    assess causes, effects, and perceptions of conflicts between groups of people, including modern geno...

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