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    Fasten your seatbelts as Ho Chi Minh City is a metropolis on the move – and we’re not just talking about the motorbikes that throng the streets. Saigon‚ as it’s known to all but city officials‚ is Vietnam at its most dizzying: a high-octane city of commerce and culture that has driven the whole country forward with its limitless energy. It is a living organism that breathes life and vitality into all who settle here‚ and visitors cannot help but be hauled along for the ride. Saigon is a name so

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    Ho chi minh ¨Ho Chi Minh was born Nguyen Tat Tanh in Vietnam in 1890. His father‚ Nguyen Sinh Huy was a teacher employed by the French. ¨He had a reputation for being extremely intelligent but his unwillingness to learn the French language resulted in the loss of his job. To survive‚ Nguyen Sinh Huy was forced to travel throughout Vietnam‚ offering his services to the peasants. This usually involved writing letters and providing medical care. ¨As a nationalist‚ Nguyen taught his children to resist

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    independent under the Japanese. After that the Viet Minh was created and controlled by Ho Chi Minh. The Viet minh started the august reolution to take control over the government. This ended the Nguyen dynasty. Ho chhi minh tried to declare Vietnam independent but it was never recognized. This was all part of the war in Vietnam form 1945-1946 and the French Vietnamese war that lasted into the mid 50’s. According to Michael Hunt‚ what was Ho Chi Minh’s goal in employing the Communist revolutionary

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    Ho Chi Minh‚ regarded by many historians as one of the greater leaders of people rose from poor obscurity to lead and emancipate the people of Vietnam. Born Nguyen Sinh Cung into a mandarin family in Nghe An‚ Central Vietnam in 1890 ‚ Ho’s beginnings were amongst the lower class. He was educated at the Lycee Quoc-hoc‚ a nationalist school in Hue‚ founded by the Minister Ngo Dinh Kha – father of Ngo Dinh Diem who would later become the USA’s puppet ruler of South Vietnam . Ho travelled the world

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    Ho Chi Minh (1890-1869) Background to Vietnam’s Nationalist Movements Ancient Vietnam * Vietnam was once ruled by the Han and Tang Dynasties of China for over a thousand years until 939‚ and then from 1407 to 1428 * As such the Vietnamese had a strong sense of national identity‚ and also frequently put up violent resistance to foreign rulers. In the end Vietnamese resolve always overcame the patience and resources of the foreign rulers. * Northern Vietnam was ruled by the Trinh family

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  • Ho Chi Minh President

    Hồ Chí Minh (Vietnamese pronunciation: [hô̤ tɕǐmɪŋ] ( listen)‚ Chữ Nôm: 胡志明)‚ born Nguyễn Sinh Cung and also known as Nguyễn Ái Quốc (19 May 1890 – 2 September 1969) was a Vietnamese Marxist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). He formed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and led the Việt cộng during the Vietnam War until his death. Hồ led the Việt Minh independence movement from 1941 onward‚ establishing

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  • Ho Chi Minh Thesis

    Ho Chi Minh: A Dark Side of a Nationalist Thesis Statement Ho Chi Minh - a figure of controversy – a patriot who devoted his life for the cause to liberate his nation‚ leading his country to independence and unification; but at the same time‚ a tyrant who‚ to achieve his goal‚ blindly followed the communism to massacre thousands of innocent people in the cruel land reform‚ dragging millions of his people to the deadly prolong war under the name of nationalism. Bibliography 1) Osborne‚ Milton. Ho

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  • PR Article For Ho Chi Minh City Tourism

    HO CHI MINH CITY – THE CITY OF BEAUTY AND CIVILIZATION History surely plays an important part in the value of a tourism destination. A beautiful view will be more admirable when you consider it with interesting facts bond with its history. Therefore‚ while being a crowded and modern city today‚ Ho Chi Minh City has a unique beauty thanks to a great history with a 3-century time span. From the very first day‚ it has become a busy center for overseas merchants due to famous craftsmanship. Thanks

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  • Basic Introduction About Ho Chi Minh City

    Ho Chi Minh City Background Ho Chi Minh city‚ formerly known as Saigon‚ has a population of 7.163 million. It is the most populous city in Vietnam‚ and located on Saigon River‚ north of Mekong River Delta. It was once under the French Colonial Rule‚ and was transformed into a major port city and metropolitan centre. Large scale rural-urban migration took place during the Vietnam war‚ with the percentage of population residing in Ho Chi Minh city increasing from 4 percent in 1950 to nearly 6 percent

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  • Gandhi and Ho Chi Minh Comparison

    Dierberger 4/18/11 Global History Acc Mary Foran How Were Gandhi and Ho Chi Minh Different in Their Fight for Independence? Mohandas Gandhi and Ho Chi Minh both fought against foreign rule in their country; Gandhi against the British rule in India and Ho Chi Minh against the French reign in Vietnam. However‚ Gandhi fought peacefully and religiously‚ with fasts and boycotts to gain India’s independence‚ while Ho Chi Minh was a Communist ruler who believed violence and a good military would force

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