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  • Thomas Dooley Biography

    Thomas Dooley doesn 't seem to be a man that many people know about anymore, very few know of his accomplishments and the major difference he made in people 's lives during the Vietnam War and after the war too. At the beginning of my research I was in the mindset of oh great another paper let 's get it done. Now I actually interested and I wish a few more people knew about this man. During the Vietnam War his name was more commonly heard, he was awarded for all his hard work by the vietnamese…

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  • The Massacre At El Mozote Analysis

    At the heart of Mark Danner's graphic and eye-opening historical novel, The Massacre at El Mozote, is an ideological battle between communism and capitalism. By backing the right-wing El Salvadoran government and military, the United States became an active and willing participant in one of the bloodiest single massacres in Central American history. The massacres at El Mozote, La Joya, La Guacamaya and Arambala killed nearly 1,000 peasants. The group most responsible for these atrocities was the…

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  • Tension In Graham Greene's The Quiet American

    The Quiet American is a novel that explores social and political relationships between Europe and America in Indochina War through connections among the three main characters: Fowler, Pyle, and Phuong. Graham Greene, an author of the book, uses the attitudes and personalities of Pyle and Fowler to create tension to symbolize the greater tension in the political conflicts over Vietnam at the time. Through Pyle and Fowler’s different political views but a common desire for Phuong, The Quiet…

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  • Fulbright On The Arrogance Of Power Analysis

    This essay will examine the argument made in “Senator J. William Fulbright on the Arrogance of Power” against military action in the Vietnam War. The Senator makes a compelling argument by pointing out several factors that make the war in Vietnam essentially a lost cause and a conflict that the United States shouldn’t be involved in. Senator Fulbright makes a logical argument against outside intervention in Vietnam through effective use of logos, ethos and pathos. During this essay…

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  • Cu Chi Tunnel Research Paper

    Vietnam Tunnels Imagine living your life in constant fear, living in the darkness with dangerous things all around you and constantly been bombed. Now imagine trying to fit in a small hole where you were there is barely any air and you can’t see what is in front of you. Well, this was the life of the Vietnamese and the American troops during the Vietnam war. During the Vietnam war, Vietnamese villagers created thousands of tunnels in order to protect them self from the enemy. This…

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  • Western Imperialism In Thailand

    Even though during the reign of King Vajiravudh (1910-1925), the country was the only independent country in the region that did not suffer from the demands for territory or other concessions. However, in reality Siam sovereignty suffered from encroachment, violations and limitations imposed on the country by Western imperialism since the middle of nineteenth century as a result of the Bowring Treaty in 1855. Some of the articles in the treaty allowed foreign countries free trade with only 3…

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  • Life During The Vietnam War

    Was the Vietnam War worth it? This was a question asked by many young men being drafted into the United States military to fight in the war through 1959-1975. After the men were drafted, they faced many struggles through basic training, but unfortunately, it was only the beginning of a long list of trials. One of the first trials the soldiers would experience was extreme change in climate and adapting to the rough terrain. Second, was navigating through the jungle, avoiding the…

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  • American Revolution Disobedience

    Disobedience is a core value almost all human naturally have. No amount of rules or strict consequences can stop a person from rebellion. Oscar Wilde said that disobedience is a valuable human trait that promotes social progress. His claim is absolutely valid. From revolution, to civil rights, to even defying parents, disobedience is a valuable character trait that all must bear in order for social progress to be made. One of the most candid forms of disobedience is a revolution. The most…

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  • Mao Zedong's Negative Impact On China

    Mao had a few positive impacts but his negative impacts overpowered them causing Mao Zedong to have an overall negative impact on China because he killed many people, and caused desolation during his reign. For instance, just after he became the ruler of China, he had given most rights to the peasants. In order to achieve this, he had killed all of the capitalists and landlords that resisted and opposed to him. Since he is killing his own people, he has a negative impact on the country. In…

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  • Touch The Dragon And Gilberts Eat Pray Love Analysis

    Sometimes people try new things in their lives but they not always end up liking the experience in the beginning. As seen in Connelly’s Touch the Dragon and Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love, Connelly in Thailand and Gilbert in India, both experience different cultures in their lives. Even though both of them experience two different cultures, they struggle similarly as travelers in another nation. Connelly and Gilbert hate the culture of the places they are living in. As time passes, they learn its…

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