Essays Tagged: "My Lai Massacre"

MY LAI MASSACRE AS A RESULT OF OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY. Relates to stanly milgrams experiments and how authority play a part in genocide killings.

MY LAI MASSACRE AS A RESULT OF OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITYThe Vietnam controversy made many people fee ... people feel at distress. It was never considered a "war," although that is exactly what it was. The My Lai Massacre in Vietnam was one of the many atrocities of that war. There is an unquestionable co ... that war. There is an unquestionable connection between Milgram's "Obedience to Authority" and the My Lai Massacre.According to Kelman & Hamilton, "Unquestioning obedience has been the cause of su ...

(5 pages) 268 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"How the Vietnam War Affected America"

ghtened/reduced movementC. Protests1. SDA march at Washington2. Vietnam Day at Berkeley3. Oakland Army TerminalD. Underground Network1. Spreading of movement2. Newspapers and Magazines3. Anti-draft4. ... ad to government5. "Dump Lyndon" groupsE. Antiwar Peak1. Citizens' outlook on the war2. Musicians3. My Lai Massacre and Kent State4. Pentagon Papers and public responseIV. End of the warA. Dates and e ...

(10 pages) 416 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My Little Holocaust

Note: This original fiction is partly based on the infamous My Lai Massacre that occured during the Vietnam War. It goes behind the whole mentality of having t ...As I stared down from above in the Huey helicopter, I could see the whole country dangling under my feet. Vast stretches of jungle are seen below. But this was not all that was in Vietnam. Soon ... were what our platoon was looking for.I was part of Charlie Company, headed for the village of My Lai. We were told that this region was on of the believed concentrations of Viet Cong troops. M ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Study notes on the conflict in indo-china (Aust syllabus)

Conflict in Indo-ChinaExtras:Evidence::1. Medical photographs of Napalm Burns2. My Lai Massacre - over one hundred unarmed Vietnamese civiliansàOfficial army photographer - ... conducting a genuine national liberation struggle against US imperialismàGabriel Kolko Anatomy of a war2. LIBERAL LEFTàWar = tragic mistake of US policyàStanley Karnow Vietnam: A ... g caused by US tactics = unjustifiableàAllied civilians all too frequently treated as the enemyàBen Tre6. Ease with which communist won after US withdrawal = evidence for lack of support ...

(45 pages) 145 1 1.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Why did many Americans oppose US involvement in the Vietnam War?

at the opposite of earth and they could see the shocking movie. For example, on March 16, 1968 The My Lai Massacre happened. It was a massacre by U.S. soldiers of three hundreds to five hundreds of u ... tary aid.In addition they gave $900 million as an economic and military aid in a year. According to my resource, US government had to spend $2000 million for keep going fight. If it's practical, may b ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

My Lai Massacre - Bad Military Stragety

The My Lai Massacre was considered one of the darkest and appalling wartime activities in the history of ... onsidered one of the darkest and appalling wartime activities in the history of the United States Army. It was only one of many atrocities of the Vietnam War. The My Lai Massacre was not considered a ... of Vietnam. It was unquestionable that there was a serious authority problem in the United States Army. It was either a result of blind obedience to authority, or a result of bad military strategy. Ei ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

All Quite On The Western Front

My Lai Massacre On March 16, 1968 the 11th Brigade of Charlie Company, American Division, crept into ... 1968 the 11th Brigade of Charlie Company, American Division, crept into the small jungle village of My Lai 4. "This is what you've been waiting for, search and destroy, and you've got it," said their ... e news of the so-called "massacre" came about, it caused great controversy throughout the U.S.My Lai 4 is located in South Vietnam. More specifically Son My, which is a heavily guarded area of V ...

(3 pages) 394 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Lai Massacre

My Lai Massacre"My Lai was no accident. It was pure, premeditated murder". The memory of this tr ... tnamese. The area in which the massacre took place was known as the Quang Ngai Province in the Song My village. This area was many times the scene for the worst fighting to take place between the U.S. ... the worst fighting to take place between the U.S. and the National Liberation Front. The hamlet of My Lai was said to be the strongest of the NLF guerrilla forces.Entering by helicopter, the sold ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Lai Massacre- Question for America

Nguyen 1"Vietnam and My Lai have ended America's innocence, ended it perhaps for good."[1: Richard Hammer, The Court-Mart ... ichard Hammer-When it comes to the United States' military history, one of the darkest days was the My Lai Massacre. My Lai Massacre was a mass murder in a village of South Vietnam on March 16, 1968, ... ed Vietnamese men, women, children and even elders, most of whom were noncombatants and unarmed, at My Lai hamlet in a village called Son My, South Vietnam. Many details of the massacre were unknown f ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers