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South Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam! If someday you decided to go to visit other countries, you should go to visit the very beautiful country, Vietnam! It is located in Southeastern Asia, nearby Thailand, Laos, South China Sea, alongside China, and Cambodia. It is very interesting that Vietnam has the geographic shape looks like the letter S. The weather is hot, rainy and humid from May to September and it is dry from October to March. There are a lot of big cities in Vietnam, for example, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi...

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“Teaching the Vietnam War makes one realize how the shape of a narrative determines, and is determined by, its content”. The Vietnam War was one of America’s most controversial wars. Many of its aspects are still plagued with great uncertainty. Those aspects of the Vietnam War are argued and debated about, they were argued during the time of the war and the arguing has continued. The Vietnam War was indeed a time of confusion. Why did the war start? What was the United States’ real reason for getting...

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Causes of the War 1954-63 South Vietnam

Explain the causes of the conflict in South Vietnam between 1954 and 1963. The conflict in South Vietnam in the 1950s and early ‘60s was the result of a series of political, economic and social factors, all centering around the difficulties of the Diem regime. Perhaps the biggest problem faced by the government of Ngo Dinh Diem was its lack of political legitimacy. The regime was seen by many as a puppet of the United States, depending as it did on US advice, money and armaments. By contrast...

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Picture: South Vietnam and Eddie Adams

picture, that the South Vietnamese and American military were doing more bad than good to win the war and what morals were taken into consideration when this picture was captured. Also, when seeing an image, it can appear to be easily analyzed and understood, but in reality every photograph has a story behind it and a deeper meaning that to what is literally depicted. The photograph, Murder of a Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief, by Eddie Adams captures a dramatic scene of South Vietnamese General...

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War greatly changed America forever. It was the longest war fought in America’s history, lasting from 1955 to 1973. The Vietnam War tarnished America’s self image by becoming the first time in history the United States failed to accomplish its stated war aims, to preserve a separate, independent, noncommunist government. It was the first war ever broadcast on television. The public was able to see what happened on the battlefield. One of the chief effects of the war was the division...

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Vietnam War

Vietnam War DBQ The United States attempted to help Ngo Dinh Diem build a new nation in South Vietnam once France withdrew from Vietnam in 1954 by sending military “advisers.” As the United States was helping the south, Ho Chi Minh still had the Vietcong in the south that were getting stronger and more militant. In 1959, the Vietcong guerillas raided throughout the south and controlled most of the area outside of Saigon. When John F. Kennedy took office, the Diem regime was crumbling, so JFK...

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New Year Festival in Vietnam

Year (Tet) in Vietnam Vietnamese Lunar New Year, commonly known by Vietnamese as Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet, is the most important and popular holiday and also festival in Vietnam. Do you know: Vietnam Lunar New Year 2012 will fall on January 23rd. 2012 is the year of Dragon   About Tet Vietnamese Lunar New Year, commonly known by Vietnamese as Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet, is the most important and popular holiday and also festival in Vietnam. Similar to Lunar New Year in South Korea or China...

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Confrontations in Cuba and the Vietnam War

I chose to write about the confrontations in Cuba and the Vietnam War. The confrontation in Cuba began as the result of the Soviet Union placing nuclear missiles in Cuba. The Soviet Union was responding to President Kennedy's rearmament program. At the time, the United States (U.S.) was the dominant superpower and the Soviet Union wanted to restore the balance of power by placing nuclear weapons within range of every major American city. Only 90 miles off the Florida coast, Cuba was the perfect...

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Domino Theory In Vietnam

The domino theory was very important, and significant for the reason of involvement in the conflict In Vietnam for USA. The US had encountered many tragedies with communism, in the cold war fighting the Soviet Union, turning of China to Communism and the spread of communism to Eastern Europe during the World War, which was huge evidence that Communism could easily be spread. However what mainly sparked the hatred of communism was the red scare in the 1920s which showed the destruction that communism...

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The Vietnam War

 The Vietnam War was the longest war in which the United States took part in. This heart breaking war began in 1957. Vietnam is a small country in Southeast Asia that was divided into the Communist-Democratic Republic of Vietnam, known as North Vietnam, and the non-Communist Republic of Vietnam, called South Vietnam. North Vietnamese and Communist-trained South Vietnamese rebel’s goals were to overthrow the government of South Vietnam and to eventually reunite the country as one. The United States...

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