On 18 March 1970. Prince Sihanouk came to visit the
Reasons For Conflict
Most middle-class and educated Khmers in
However Sihanouk was still popular among the peasants and villagers
The peasants are motivated by loyalty to the monarchy. But when Lon Nol gets rid of the monarchy reinforced
The fall of Sihanouk and the change of new government.
The capture of Cambodian Capital by Khmer Rouge
Cambodian communists refused to take part in the Paris peace talks.
Efforts To Resolve
On 1 April 1975, President Lon Nol resignes and left the country. Lon Nol was the one who chased out Sihanouk out of Cambodia. With Lon Nol leaving the country hoping the war would stop.
United States arranged to sign the peace agreement to stop the war and established peace in the country.
Defeating ofn savage fighting-(massive casualties,destruction of its economy,starvation of its population)by 17 April 1975
Execution of the seven traitors.