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Final Pjt: A Bed for Peace

Loosely inspired by John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “bed in”, A Bed for Peace is a monument dedicated to peace from genocide. The initial idea behind it is a play on words, a garden bed or a flower bed because… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Interactive Map of Genocide Memorials

Link to interactive web map: https://arcg.is/0Ge1jj In today’s world, the average person has the ability to travel across the world, and build an understanding of mankind’s past all over the world. In recent history across Europe, the Nazi German regime… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Hasn’t Enough Blood Been Shed

In high school, we only learned about the Holocaust and some of the Rwandan genocide. We went in depth about the Holocaust, but not so much about the Rwandan genocide. Though there was not much discussion on the Rwandan genocide,… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: American Demise Memorial

 The Issue For centuries we as a nation of people have egocentrically perceived the issues that have plagued our United States of America. As Americans, it is our job to take responsibility for our actions while acknowledging periodic historical elements… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: American Indians Are Still Here

For my design, I’ve constructed a memorial remembering the American Indians. If it were not for them who knows how America would be. I’ve always had a passion for American Indian history, culture, language and stories. I am part Pamunkey… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Remembering the Forgotten Child

When thinking of a Holocaust and genocide memorial to design, I knew I wanted it to have something to do with children, a Holocaust is a horrible thing for anyone to go through but I think it is especially horrible… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Quest For Freedom

Intro: For my final project I decided to incorporate all aspects of HGS that we learned within our class discussions. Instead of doing one specific genocide or encounter that happened within history I decided to combine all of the genocides… Continue Reading →

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