Genocide Essay. September 3rd, 2009. The term genocide was not coined until 1943 when Raphael Lamkin used it to describe the Nazi reign in Europe (ROD notes). Genocide refers to the systematic destruction of a racial or cultural group. Two examples of this are the Holocaust and the Rape of Nanking. The Holocaust deals with the Nazi’s takeover of Europe during World War II, and the Rape of.
TOPIC: The Rwandan Genocide Introduction: The genocide in Rwanda took the lives of many innocent people. I. Thesis Statement: The Rwandan genocide was the result of the ethnic conflicts, political disorder, and the failure of international community to intervene. II. Definition of Genocide: A. Genocide comes from the Greek word “genos” and cide which spells out the deliberate killing of a.