History of Vietnam

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  • Australia's Attitudes Towards Vietnam Veterans

    Vietnam war ‘… Only other vets could understand, ‘bout the long forgotten dockside guarantees, how there were no V-Day heroes in 1973.’ This classic Australia rock anthem, serves as a reminder of what happens when influential people ‘think’ they know what’s best for a generation. The Vietnam War is renown amongst Australians as the most controversial wars in our history. The Vietnam veterans would have expected to be welcomed homelike the veterans of both of the previous world wars, but what…

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  • Analysis Of Josephine Withers's Paper No More War

    Art became a political statement (and a way of protest) in a way to share their opinions about the war (WWI and WWII). While millions of young men were killed in battle, the ideas of traditional Western art had changed. Artist such as George Grosz, Miné Okubo, Otto Dix, and Käthe Kollwitz reshaped art perception, and forever changed the perception of who we view war. Though, WWII had a bigger effect in the world, WWI’s classical dispute of the modern-day, not only politically but culturally as…

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  • Analysis Of Richard Nixon's Cambodian Incursion Speech

    The 1970’s was a controversial time in American history, and the Vietnam conflict was no exception. President, Richard Nixon, in his Cambodian Incursion address, speaks to the American people, and the world about developing situations in Southeast Asia. His intentions are to explain the actions of the North Vietnamese, describe the actions he ordered to counter them, and to give reason for why he is justified in his course of action. Nixon adopts a stern tone in his address to show the world…

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  • Vietnam War Speech Outline

    Hmong. A lot of the grandparents of the Hmong students fought for the US in Laos during the Vietnam War. It’s a pretty small community. Speech Outline “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” ― Aldous Huxley (project on screen but do not comment on) Introduction: I am here to tell you why you should care about the Vietnam War. I will give a small, not complete synopsis, of some of the aspects of the war…

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  • Who Will Light Incense When Mother's Gone Analysis

    himself, but not the family as a whole, in which lighting a candle for the dead would serve as his role. As a result Lam states “I myself can 't remember the last time I lit incense sticks and talked to my dead ancestors. Having fled so far from Vietnam, I can no longer imagine what to say, or how I should address my prayers, or for that matter what promises I could possibly make to the long departed” (Lam). Lam’s statement infers why he can no longer light an incense to the dead, as this gives…

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  • Effects Of Imperialism In Vietnam

    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 leadership, the French took advantage of Vietnam by exploiting their resources of…

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  • Reflection On Asian American Culture

    I feel I have cultural biases towards my own culture, which is American or White culture. I have lived in Southern California my entire life and have only traveled to four different states within the U.S. When I was a child, my family moved around a lot, but most of the cities I grew up in were predominately Caucasian. While attending grade school and college, I was exposed to many different races, but I feel the people I 've met were Americanized so I don 't know much about other cultures.…

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  • Vietnam War Pricing Strategy Essay

    get a better profit in Vietnam, the pricing strategy that will be used to market portable home theater glasses is price skimming strategy. Since our product categorized as a new product, we want to set a relatively high price for our product to make the people in Vietnam will have a good perception towards our product’s quality. In addition, when there are some competitors that will enter the Vietnamese market with the same product but having a lower price, the people in Vietnam will possibly…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Long Life

    We all want to live a long life and many do whatever they can to prolong their lives as much as possible. However, there are costs for longevity: Alzheimer 's, physical health problems, and financial restrictions to name just a few. The list goes on. To me, what has become one of the toughest results is losing others. Whether it be friend, family, or just an acquaintance, it 's never easy. Today is the birthday of one of my best friends, Dan Watson. Dan was a good husband, an Air Force vet, and…

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  • Values Of Vietnamese Culture

    try to be observant and listen to others’ opinions while not wavering in my own beliefs. Another important aspect of Vietnamese culture I have learned is the importance of taking care of one’s family and community. For example, traditionally, in Vietnam, a son or daughter would never send his or her elderly parents to a nursing home. Rather, the youngest son or daughter would care for them until they pass. In America’s largely individualistic society, such traditions become even more valuable…

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