On this day in 1994, civil war erupted in the east African nation of Rwanda. For the next 100 days, the Hutu extremists who controlled the country brutally murdered an estimated 500,000 to 1 million civilian Tutsis and moderate Hutus in what has been labeled as the worst episode of ethnic genocide since World War II.
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My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.