Essays Tagged: "republic of vietnam"

Vietnam

VIETNAM. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam consists of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the fo ... 1945, a nationalist coalition known as the Viet Minh, led by Ho Chi Minh, proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. French resistance to the Viet Minh led to a war that lasted eight years. After ... ement was signed in 1954. The cease-fire provided for a partitioned Vietnam, the south becoming the Republic of Vietnam under Ngo Dinh Diem. This anti-Communist southern regime was opposed by a growin ...

(15 pages) 265 1 3.2 Mar/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Vietnam War

dependent, noncommunist government in South Vietnam, but after April 1975, the communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) ruled the entire nation.The initial reasons for U.S. involvement in Vietna ...

(7 pages) 240 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Vietnam War

In the Vietnam war the United States and the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) opposed the revolutionary movement known as the Viet Cong. The Viet Cong w ... olutionary movement known as the Viet Cong. The Viet Cong was sponsored by the Communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV). This war was the second of two wars being fought in that area. The first ... begun as a war to keep the French regime intact. The other side wanted to have Ho Chi Minh lead the republic after it was liberated from the Japanese in 1945. After WWII France wanted to have their po ...

(5 pages) 205 1 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Subversion of Peace: America in Vietnam The American government went to great lengths to insert itself into a place it did not belong.

and on 7 May 1954. The focus of the conference quickly became the fate of IndoChina. The Democratic Republic of Vietnam presented many demands to the group. They wanted "international recognition of t ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Battle of Saigon in Vietnam

South Vietnam in the months preceding the attack. Attacks were launched against US and Army of the Republic of Vietnam installations throughout South Vietnam. In Saigon, nineteen Vietcong commandos b ... ietnamese Army/Vietcong held on and even mounted sporadic counter-offensives against US/Army of the Republic of Vietnam positions within the city and against Tan Son Nhut airport. B-52 strikes against ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"Failure and Deception: US Nation-Building in South Vietnam"

the "Tet Offensive" (Tet-68), communist forces staged a massive attack on US and ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) forces. Documents written after Tet-68 strikingly show the failure of nation-bu ...

(10 pages) 56 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Tet Offensive

(bleep). The Vietnam War began soonafter the Geneva Conference divided Vietnam into the Democratic Republic ofVietnam, or North Vietnam, and the Republic of Vietnam, also known as SouthVietnam. The V ...

(2 pages) 55 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The USA was so committed to the containment of Communism that direct conflict was inevitable

to disarm the Japanese. A few months later, Ho Chi Minh declared the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) on 2 September 1945.Ho Chi Minh along with General Giap and the Vietminh w ... heir view of the Cold War to include Southeast Asia when the Chinese Communists set up the People's Republic of China in October 1949 and the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950.3During the years of th ...

(9 pages) 97 0 2.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why did North Vietnam win and what were the consequences?

The Ho Chi Minh Campaign of April 1975 marked the end of the Republic of Vietnam with the fall of Saigon on the 30th and the beginning of Communist rule. The Uni ... tics, albeit he was only a history teacher before his martial career. Compared with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), the PAVN had fewer deserters and more battle victories, even with having ... The Vietnam War imparted consequences to both Vietnam and the U.S. In Vietnam, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) was created in July 1976, and it had a long to-do list: "rebuilding the wa ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnam War.

dependent, noncommunist government in South Vietnam, but after April 1975, the communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) ruled the entire nation.The initial reasons for U.S. involvement in Vietna ...

(8 pages) 112 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Why was it that the USA intervened in Vietnam between 1954 and 1963?

and they were willing to do actions on it.The unpopular and corrupted government in South Vietnam, Republic of Vietnam, was also another issue to the US. This meant that the north Communists, Vietcon ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Communism in the Cold War

acked by the USSR, tried to gain power in North Korea; in northern Vietnam, known as the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the communists, backed by the USSR and China, attempted to control the southern ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was a military struggle between the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) from 1959 to 1975. T ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Herbicides: The Never Ending Battle

1959, ideas about an herbicidal program began to develop.� The "guerillas" or the Democratic Republic of Vietnam tried to reunify North and South Vietnam under one communist government. The Dem ...

(16 pages) 60 0 4.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Strategies used by the opposing sides in the Second Indochina War (1965-1973)

posing sides in the Second Indochina War (1965-1973). Why was it inevitable that the South (USA and Republic of Vietnam) would be defeated?It was inevitable that the USA and the Republic of Vietnam wo ...

(11 pages) 22 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How america lost the war in vi

t by the war's end in 1975, all of Vietnam was under the communist rule of Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam. The U.S. emerged from the war disgraced: a global superpower had been bested by ...

(2 pages) 612 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnam

, 193) Ngo Dinh Diem had power over South Vietnam at this time. Diem's Military was the army of the republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Ho Chi Mihn had power over North Vietnam. Mihn was the leader of the Vie ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Sixties Factoids

Boys he was also under Kennedy staff as Sectary of State.Ho Chi Minh - President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945 to 1969.Dien Bien Phu - It was a battle in 1954 between the French and ...

(1 pages) 366 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Vietnam Conflict The Vietnam War was a long and

s? (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99).Beginning in 1955, the United States created the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) in South Vietnam. Although Diem was not liked by the U.S. he was the only ... Accords and refused to participate in nationwide elections. In 1955, he became the president of the Republic of Vietnam after defeating Bao Dai in a rigged election. The United States began training S ...

(15 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Têt Offensive: The First 48 Hours

m and conducting a long drawn-out campaign “to wear down the Americans.”2 However the Democratic Republic of Vietnam’s (DRV) General Vô Nguyên Giáp had made his mind up that he would engage the ... ve was to drive out the Americans by initiating an attack so fierce and deadly that the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) and American troops would turn their tails and return home. The Têt Off ...

(9 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History