Where The Domino Fell Summary

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Where the Domino Fell is a book by James S. Olson and Randy Roberts, it speaks on the history of the Vietnam War, which happened from 1945-1995. This war involved the North Vietnam and South Vietnam after the World War II ended. A war that the Vietnam needed a new system apart from that of the French colonial government, which created so much discomfort, from the way they treated people. Hence, a revolution was necessary to them, to make a change and making things better. My aim in this paper is to bring out a general view and opinion of the book, as well as look into Vietnam War, and what went wrong with it.
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Different dynasties existed, and the Han Dynasty being superior to Qin Dynasty, they took over power; this resulted to some of the officials in the government to move in.(Anderson, David, 10) Europeans in the Vietnam took advantage of resources available, for example, rubber, and rice. The World War II continued, Japanese as well intruded the Vietnam, and being stronger than the French colonial government, they chased them away.
Anderson, David (10) also noted that after the invasion by the Japanese, they grabbed every resource, this brought about famine in the country, which caused so many lives to be lost in the end. Having produced a lot of resources such as rice, the colonial government (French), and the Japanese had the idea of taking advantage of this. According to (Anderson, David, 10), the United States originally got involved was because of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. Vietnam Ships attacked the USS Maddox and used it as the reason to get involved in the war in Vietnam. This resulted to imbalances in the economy, leading to industrial balances. History was made in America, the U.S.A's economy was unable to control which lead to rioting of the people, who protested, and Vietnam War became unpopular (Anderson, David,

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