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    Vietnam War History

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    The Vietnam War was a very significant period for the United States. However, a new kind of war is developing. It is very different from the mass conflict of the First World War when governments mobilized millions of men and vast industrial resources (Cockburn). In recent statistics, wars have got smaller, but are equally and, on occasions, more vicious than the past. The United States tries to avoid conflict with other countries and nations, but however, that does not stop us from getting involved into conflicts that we do not want to partake in. But, war has and will always be significantly changing in our eyes. The most dramatic changes would be the number of troops, supplies, and causalities that are resulted from the war, which, we can…

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    In order to truly understand the history of an era, one must first gain a sense of the people who lived it. In the introduction to their book The Century, Todd Brewster and Peter Jennings wisely note that experience, not the simple act of memory, constitutes a living history. They also observe that true history is not made up of the noted people but from the unknown masses. During the years between 1960s and 1970s society experienced great loss and pride. The Vietnam War, the Kennedy…

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    The Vietnam War The Vietnam war was the first war that the United States of America lost. This war was one of the bloodiest that the United States had fought since the civil war. A total of around fifty-eight thousand Americans were killed, three hundred fifty thousand were wounded, and two thousand were captured as Prisoners of War. The Vietnam War was utterly devastating for our troops and potentially for our country. Robert J.McMahon states in his book, Major Problems in the History of the…

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    is believed that if the sisters had not resisted the Chinese when they did, there would be no Vietnamese nation today. Trieu Thi Trinh (Jeu Tea Chin) (225-245): Trieu Thi Trinh was warrior in 3rd century Vietnam against the invading forces of the Chinese state of Eastern Wu. Her story has been glorified by Vietnamese tradition and stories, and she is sometimes referred to as “The Vietnamese Joan of Arc”, though she lived long before Joan of Arc’s time. She grew up as an orphaned child in…

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    In my household, my parents are the first ones who came to the U.S. They came here 21 years ago, so they were not here during the larger national events in our past. Thus, for my family history paper I will be concentrating on a family friend of ours who lives in Oregon. She and her husband came from India to the U.S as immigrants in 1968 and have been living in the U.S for the past 49 years, moving here for job reasons. One of the key events I will be studying is the effect of the Vietnam war…

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    Role Of Pollution In Vietnam

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    historical, economical, environmental and political, and compared to other countries, in this case Vietnam, a decision can be made about whether this quote is true…

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    Vietnam French Influence

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    Despite Vietnam being considered a developing country, the CIA 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…

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    Vietnamese Community’s Approaching the Chinese Influence on and Chinese Elements Within Vietnamese Culture: Customs, Traditions, Language and Contemporary Media The conflict between China-Vietnam regarding the 2016 territorial dispute appears a new development to the rest of the world. In reality, this hostility is deep rooted, and significantly more vibrant and imminent from Vietnam side, almost making the conflict one sided. Overpowered and overshadowed by China, the smaller nation puts more…

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    The 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…

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    David Lamb's Vietnam, Now

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    In the book titled “Vietnam, Now” by David Lamb, he takes a very comprehensive and impressive look at Vietnam present day, and gives the readers a great historical understanding as well. According to Lamb centuries of war and conflict helped to shape the Vietnamese people and their character in many vast arrays. Right from the beginning Lamb introduces us to a neighbor he had in the past while staying in Vietnam, Mai Van On. Mai Van On was then 80 years old when Lamb traveled back to Vietnam to…

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