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The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War The United States made the right decision in joining the war efforts of the South Vietnamese. The only mistake was that the U.S. should have done everything in its power to win the war as quickly as possible. The U.S. was obligated by the Truman Doctrine to contain communism. Truly the best way to contain it would be to defeat it. This war was a person changing experience. With all the horrible pain and gore the soldiers had to see and endure, they could never be the people they
Indochina
Indochina
Indochina Indochina is made up of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It was colonized by the French in the late 1800s and given up in 1939. Japan tookover France’s loss after that. After Japan’s defeat in 1945, Vietnam’s patriot and communist, Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh declared Vietnam independent. After that, France came to claim their loss. The US supported France fearing the Domino Theory would take affect after in 1949 China fell to communism. In 1950, the US sent troops to South Korea
Political and social effects that shaped the 60s generation
Political and social effects that shaped the 60s generation
Political and social effects that shaped the 60s generation Massive black rebellions, constant strikes, gigantic anti-war demonstrations, draft resistance, Cuba, Vietnam, Algeria, a cultural revolution of seven hundred million Chinese, occupations, red power, the rising of women, disobedience and sabotage, communes & marijuana: amongst this chaos, there was a generation of youths looking to set their own standard - to fight against the establishment, which was oppressing them, and leave their ma
The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century The
The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century The
The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century. The French conquered Vietnam and made it a protectorate. For nearly forty years, Vietnam had not experienced settled peace. The League for the Independence of Vietnam ( Viet Minh ) was formed in 1941, seeking independence from the French. On September 2nd,1945, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed it independent of France. The French opposed their independence from 1945 to 1954. The first representatives of de Gualle's government landed by parachute i
The Economic Emergence of China Japan and Vietnam
The Economic Emergence of China Japan and Vietnam
The Economic Emergence of China, Japan and Vietnam World War 2 in the mid-90's drew a hard blow and left a serious and lasting effect to many Asian countries. This however, did not hamper the growth of countries such as China, Japan and Vietnam as their government were taking serious steps to recover economically. Thus, the global market cannot deny a place for these 'Asian Dragons', because these countries are growing at a tremendous pace to the extent of being capable in emerging as global mar
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh (Nguyen Tat Thanh) Ho Chi Minhs real name is Nguyen Tat Thanh (1890-1969). He is the Vietnamese Communist leader and the principal force behind the Vietnamese struggle against French colonial rule. Ho Chi Minh was born on May 19, 1890, in the village of Kimlien, Annam (central Vietnam). The son of an official who had resigned in protest against French domination of his country. Ho Chi Minh had many other aliases such as: Ly Thuy, Vuong, and Tran; those names were not very well know
Ho Chi Minh cant be considered a villain yet he cant be considered tha
Ho Chi Minh cant be considered a villain yet he cant be considered tha
Ho Chi Minh cant be considered a villain yet he cant be considered that great of a hero. He wanted only the best for Vietnam but the approaches he used werent always the best. In my eyes at least. Ho Chi Minh, originally named Nguyeu That Thanhi, was born on May 19, 1809, In Hoang Tru, Vietnam (then known as French Indo-China) After he finished technical school in Saigon he went to work on Ocean freighters, which took him all around Africa and as far as Boston and New York city. He later mov
The Vietnam War was a military struggle starting in 1959 and ending in
The Vietnam War was a military struggle starting in 1959 and ending in
The Vietnam War was a military struggle starting in 1959 and ending in 1975. It began as an attempt by the Vietcong (Communist Guerrillas) to overthrow the Southern Vietnam Government. This research paper will discuss the Vietnam War, US involvement in this war, and significant battles. Following the surrender of Japan to the Allies in August 1945, Vietminh guerrillas seized the capital city of Hanoi and forced the abdication of Emperor Bao Dai. On September 2 they declared Vietnam to be indepe
The Future Of Currency
The Future Of Currency
The Future Of Currency The Future of Currency In the present day, the world's economy is ever-changing and adjusting. Many different reasons control the reasons for this. The future of currency is something that can only be predicted and is not guaranteed. However, there are many determing factors behind the changes that can take place. Asia and North America are two continents that have economies that have recently changed or are in the midst of change. World War 2 drew a hard blow and left a s
Dinh Le
Dinh Le
Dinh Le The reality Dinh Le illustrates in his artwork appears to foster a subjective sense of uniqueness while containing a deeper, more intimate meaning. As Le first arrived in the United States in 1979, he also brought with him the culture and experiences of his country, Vietnam. He portrays his experiences and thoughts through photographs, installations, exhibits, and real-life performance arts. Though his discipline may not always offer financial stability (as Le discussed at Lecture), it s
Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-inspired nationalists in 1954. A prolonged civil war resulted in a victory for the Communist north, and reunification occurred in mid-1976. Physical Setting Vietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southeast
South East Asia
South East Asia
South East Asia Throughout history there have been many different refugee movements in Southeast Asia. It is highly important to understand the difference between a refugee and an immigrant. The Websters dictionary defines a refugee as one who flees to a shelter or place of safety. A refugee flees the country in which he or she lives in for many different reasons. It can be the fear of persecution, fleeing from things like natural disasters, or even war. On the other hand, immigrants are peop
Vietnam War
Vietnam War
Vietnam War The very mention of the name Vietnam in the 1960s and '70s came to signify either a brutal jungle war or a spectacular failure of American power - or both. Thankfully, the combined legacies of French occupation, the Vietnam War and withdrawal of Soviet aid in 1990 have given way to the Vietnamese citizens' thriving entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by overseas investment and a relaxing of government control. And yet, the exotic chime of names and places still remains: Hue, Dien Bien Phu
Why should the U.S.A be the policemen of the world?
Why should the U.S.A be the policemen of the world?
why should the U why should the U.S.A be the policemen of the world?: Should the U.S.A be the policeman of the world or should it stay isolated? The United States has been a super power for decades, and since America had always involved themselves in other countries problems. Instead of isolationism, the country has practiced getting involved; as a result, they suffered from many dramatic consequences. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Soci
The War In Vietnam
The War In Vietnam
The War In Vietnam The War in Vietnam Direct U.S. military participation in The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in every major American city. Despite these enormous costs and their accompanying public and private trauma for the American pe
Vietnam
Vietnam
VIETNAM. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-inspired nationalists in 1954. A prolonged civil war resulted in a victory for the Communist north, and reunification occurred in mid-1976. Physical Setting Vietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southeas