Essays Tagged: "Viet Minh"

Conflict in Vietnam

The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century. The Frenchconquered Vietnam and made it a pro ... nineteenth century. The Frenchconquered Vietnam and made it a protectorate. For nearly forty years,Vietnam had not experienced settled peace. The League for the Independenceof Vietnam ( Viet Minh ) w ... by parachute in Saigon andHanoi on August 23rd, 1945. The French wanted to reestablish their rule inVietnam but were beaten at the battle of Dien Bien Phu on May 7th, 1954.The French Expeditionary For ...

(6 pages) 231 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnamization and it's lasting effects on South Vietnam and it's Fall

OutlineI. BackgroundA. IntroductionB. Vietnam -- two separate countries1. French Control2. Viet Minh Revolt3. Creation of North and South ... ch Control2. Viet Minh Revolt3. Creation of North and South VietnamC. America's objectives in South VietnamD. Vietnam's armiesII. VietnamizationA. Beginnings of VietnamizationB. Research of possible w ... possible withdrawalC. Decision to withdraw1. began in early 1969III. American Withdrawal and South Vietnamese BuildupA. Short historyB. Advisor and troop reductionsC. Combat assistance team reduction ...

(16 pages) 107 0 4.0 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.

s upheld.In May of 1954 representatives from France, Great Britain, The United States, China, The Soviet Union, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam were several weeks into a session in Geneva discussing issues ... a session in Geneva discussing issues of Berlin and Korea. At the same time of the conference, the Viet Minh fought the French to a standstill at Dien Bien Phu, leading to the surrender of French com ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Quiet American" and "Bloods" and the style of american warfare used in both.

The Quiet American and Bloods are two different accounts of the Vietnam War in various stages of the wars development. Both portray a different approach to warfare ... cultural backgrounds of the main characters of each book dramatically changes the way in which the Vietnamese soldiers view them as enemies. The state of American involvement is increased from a cove ... synonymous in both works is race played a large role in the interaction of these Americans with the Vietnamese people they encountered and even their own allies.The Quiet American is basically a novel ...

(4 pages) 192 3 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Why were the French unable to defeat the Viet Minh in the first Indo China War?

The French lost the First Indochina for a variety of reasons, such as the inability to match the Vietnamese War machine, lack of vision regarding the end of colonialism and independence for Vietnam ... he rule of the French. In 1945 Japan looked as if it was defeated and so announced Independence for Vietnam. The French were now intending to reclaim territory which they considered rightfully theirs ...

(7 pages) 48 1 4.2 Mar/2004

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

How was Ho Chi Mihn's leadership essential to the Viet Minh in the defeat of the French in 1954?

The Viet Minh leadership was essential in the inevitable defeat of the French in 1954. Under Ho Chi Minh ... was essential in the inevitable defeat of the French in 1954. Under Ho Chi Minh and Nguyen Giap the Viet Minh proved a decisive victory against the French and together they exploited the weakness of t ... her they exploited the weakness of the French, in particular the French underestimation towards the Viet Minh. Ho Chi Minh was a politically educated walker amongst the people complementing Giap who w ...

(3 pages) 63 1 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why were the Viet Minh able to defeat the French by 1954?

The Viet Minh defeated the French in 1954 due to the strong leadership of Ho Chi Minh. Vietnam's sense o ... Chi Minh. Vietnam's sense of nationalism and the determination to rid the foreign intruder, and the Viet Minh's political and military tactics were decisive factors which would contribute to their vic ... ch colonised in Indochina, they introduced their western way of living to the traditional people of Vietnam. To the French, Vietnam was simply an investment to economically assist their homeland. Ther ...

(5 pages) 49 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Viet Minh and their impact on Indochina.

s such as this stated by Mao Zedong (leader of the Chinese Communists) were the philosophies of the Viet Minh belief system and the motivation for the Viet Minh's everlasting passion for independence. ... and the motivation for the Viet Minh's everlasting passion for independence.The Viet Minh, in full, Vietnam Doc Lap Dong Minh Hoi (League for the Independence of Vietnam), nationalist organization in ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Vietnam

The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, was in various ways a direct successor to the F ... s the Second Indochina War, was in various ways a direct successor to the French Indochina War. The Vietnam War was an important war of the Cold War. It proved to be a battleground for Communism versu ... r of the Cold War. It proved to be a battleground for Communism versus Capitalism.In 1954, when the Viet Minh had defeated the French colonial army at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam was given in ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

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 United States c ... mation has been compiled to allow historians and others to answer the question, "Why?" North Vietnam was successful in defeating South Vietnam due to its effective leadership and organization. ... g South Vietnam due to its effective leadership and organization. Ho Chi Minh was able to rally the Vietnamese (even those in the South) to join the Viet Minh by propagating nationalist, not communist ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Vietnam Conflict and its Effects.

The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century. TheFrench conquered Vietnam and made it a pro ... nineteenth century. TheFrench conquered Vietnam and made it a protectorate. For nearly fortyyears, Vietnam had not experienced settled peace. The League for theIndependence of Vietnam ( Viet Minh ) w ... y parachute in Saigon and Hanoi on August23rd, 1945. The French wanted to reestablish their rule in Vietnam butwere beaten at the battle of Dien Bien Phu on May 7th, 1954. TheFrench Expeditionary Forc ...

(6 pages) 86 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Establishment of a National Identity in the Vietnamese People through the oppressional periods of Imperialist Occupation in Vietnam.

Vietnam entered the Twentieth Century under a billow of French smoke, choking its people of their ri ... le of their rights, freedoms and sovereignty. This exploitative French regime greatly oppressed the Vietnamese, causing in them swelling emotions of anger and discontent and so united them in a common ... uggle for independence. Furthermore, under the inspiring and influential leadership of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese militarism was developed with the creation of the Viet Minh, which in turn, enabled Ho to ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Roots of American involvement in Vietnam.

Vietnam is about 9000 miles away from the USA, but what provoked the USA to determine to get involve ... y from the USA, but what provoked the USA to determine to get involved in the civil war between the Vietnamese back in the 40's-70's far away from them? Why did they intervene in the Vietnam War betwe ... it was too late.Militarily, following up by the defeat of French, the French was compelled to leave Vietnam which would leave a power void for Ho Chi Minh, a communist, to take over easily. In the Bat ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

War in Vietnam

Vietnam, a small country in the Indochina region, has a history filled with marks of war. It was mad ... ch in the 1890s and was occupied by the Japanese in World War Two. When the Second World War ended, Vietnam began engaging in fierce warfare such as the First Indochina war and the Vietnam War for its ... for its independence and unification. Leading on one side was a significant movement, the communist Viet Minh, formed by Ho Chi Minh in the 1940s to seek independence for Vietnam from France and oppos ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Anti-War Movement In the U.S during Vietnam

The antiwar movement against Vietnam in the US was the most significant movement of its kind in the nation's history. The United ... t movement of its kind in the nation's history. The United States first became directly involved in Vietnam in 1950 when President Harry Truman started to underwrite the costs of France's war against ... s in the Indochina region. Prominent senators had already begun criticizing American involvement in Vietnam during the summer of 1964, which led to the mass antiwar movement that was to appear in the ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How and why did USA become involved in the Vietnam War

he world when they consider it is neccessary. This was the policy that allowed them to interpose in vietnam.Vietnamese people under the leadership of ho chi mihn, founder of viet minh defeated french ... nder of viet minh defeated french at diem bien phu who had controll over whole indochina (thailand, vietnam, combodia, laos). Although usa was sending aid to french they didn't help much because presi ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

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ans. Imagine watching the war in your family room, its not delightful. The antiwar movement against Vietnam in the US from 1965-1971 was the most significant movement of its kind in the nation's histo ... t movement of its kind in the nation's history. The United States first became directly involved in Vietnam in 1950 when President Harry Truman started to underwrite the costs of France's war against ...

(11 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam War

Ho Chi Minh was born on May 19, 1890 in Kim Lien, Central Vietnam. Ho’s family always maintaining patriotic pride in their country and heritage. At an ea ... ist ideals of Socialism and Communism. Ho came to believe that the only way to gain independence in Vietnam was with Communism. Settling in Paris, Ho set about preparing for the independence of Vietna ... 1927 to 1930, he helped promote communist revolution throughout the world. During the occupation of Vietnam by Japan at the start of WW2, Ho was forced to return home for the first time in 30 years. W ...

(21 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Vietnam Conflict The Vietnam War was a long and

The Vietnam Conflict The Vietnam War was a long and frustrating experience for the American people. Even ... xperience for the American people. Even before the United States involvement began, North and South Vietnam were in conflict with each other. ?When Vietnam was divided in 1954, many Viet Minh who had ... nation?(Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99). When the elections did not take place as planned, these Viet Minh sought to overthrow Diem?s government (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99). ? The Viet Minh ...

(15 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why did the United States Withdraw From the Vietnam War?

Why did the United States Withdraw From the Vietnam War? The United States withdrew from the Vietnam War for several reasons. The Army had to fi ... mbination of disadvantages and the loss of public support led to the United States withdrawing from Vietnam. The United States Army was forced to fight in a new land that had different weather and geo ... ther and geography than the U.S., and put the army at a disadvantage from the beginning of the war. Vietnam is a very hot, tropical country, as it is fairly close to the equator. It has jungles over m ...

(6 pages) 6698 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History