French Indochina

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  • Vietnam French Influence

    released an estimate that over 93% of the total population, 15 years or older, can both read and write ("Field Listing :: Literacy"). Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia that lies on the eastern border of the Indochina. The relations between Vietnam and France began as early as the 18th century. But the French officially formed French Indochina in October 1887 which included current day Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. With the French came imposition of French ideals, implantation of a French based government and exploitation of Vietnam’s natural’s resources. Eventually as time went by, many political and nationalist parties started to take form to oppose the French rule. These resistance…

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  • French Imperialism In Vietnam

    educated politician who was also a brilliant strategist. His communist party freed the people from French imperialism and united the country. Minh took many of his political ideas from other leaders due to his extensive traveling around the world. Minh had learned of guerilla warfare from Mao Zedong, and took ideas of a communist party from Vladimir Lenin. The communist party appealed to class struggles, as it gave more focus on the oppressed working class. The communist party of Vietnam held a…

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  • Effects Of Imperialism In Vietnam

    In the 1850’s, French imperialism had spread into a South-east Asian region known as Indochina (the modern world knows this region as Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia). Since French colonialism speculation against the French had increased in Indochina, and many natives struggled for independence. The struggle had started when the separated Vietnam into 3 separate regions, Annam, Tonkin and Cochinchina causing grief for the Vietnamese. Although, the French had provided the Vietnamese with education and…

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  • The Vietnam War: The Causes Of The Vietnam War

    Not long after the proclamation of the Peoples Republic of Vietnam, the French intervened and stated the First Indochina War, which the French lost and was resolved by the 1954 Geneva convention that split the country into the communist, pro-China North and the democratic, pro-US South. This was to create a buffer-state, to prevent communism from engulfing all of Asia. This mix of conflicting ideologies fused more conflict which eventually exploded in 1964 when the North invaded the South and…

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  • Importance Of Nationalism In Vietnam

    strategic implementation of nationalism in Vietnam was heavily effectuated in order to attain independence from French colonialism and imperialism. Utilising nationalism, the encompassment of uniting the spirit and aspirations of those that are communal to the whole nation; Ho Chi Minh is the most prominent and successful figure in creating a sense of national identity for the Vietnamese. From the duration of 1945 to 1954, the landscape of Vietnam under French imperialism were detrimental to the…

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  • Edwin Starr And The Vietnam War

    Edwin Starr was a well-known American singer from the 1960s. In the 1960s, there were many social issues, such as African-American civil rights movement, feminism, and the Vietnam war. Many artists stood out and spoke loudly to against unequal treatment and war, Edwin Starr was one of the great singers during that time. Before 1945, French had the highest status in Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia; however, after 1949, with communist became more and more powerful at that time, Ho Chi Minh who led…

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  • Detention Camps In Vietnam

    The events that occurred and the situations that the Prisoners of War were put through during the Vietnam war were tremendous. The stories that have been told from some of the soldiers significantly help us understand just what went on and why exactly they were captured in the first place. Researchers to this day are still uncovering more and more information about what happened in the detention camps and looking at how it affected the soldiers. Going from 1964 all the way to 1973, there was…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With Vietnam

    not to speak to that issue. The overall the ability to be aware of the in context will always help to communicate and have a healthy dialog with individuals or a somebody from a different culture. One of the important factors in the research is to gain an understanding that the Vietnamese people have struggled with conflict for at least a thousand years. In 3000 - 1000 B.C., tribes from the southern China move into northern Vietnam,207 B.C Chinese establishes the independent kingdom of…

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  • Dien Bien Phu Battle Analysis

    This Battle Analysis is written to illustrate the importance of logistics to complement tactical decisions with the war fighter on the battleground. The battle of Dien Bien Phu (DBP) was a decisive engagement during the Indochina War (1946-54). Less than ten percent of the total French forces in Indochina occupied the DBP valley in late 1953; Viet Minh Commander Vo Nguyen Giap amassed troops and placed heavy artillery in the caves of the mountains overlooking the valley (History, 1996). The…

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  • Truman's 1949 Study

    While most are familiar with the main reasons that the United States became involved in Vietnam, many are not aware that the beginning of the conflict has roots further back than was generally established. As explained in the investigative reporting by Fox Butterfield contained in the Pentagon Papers, after china fell under the influence of communist forces, Vietnam or Indochina as it was known by then was viewed as a major security interest. Geographically if Indochina fell completely to…

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