Essays Tagged: "Vietnamese"

"Crickets," by Robert Olen Butler

y, "Crickets," by Robert Olen Butler is about a father, who is trying to educate his son to be more Vietnamese. Butler is trying to let his reader understand that coming to a new land as a new immigra ... n gap between the father and the son.To summarize the story, Thieu was this immigrant father's real Vietnamese name, but his colleagues often call him Ted where he works at. They have been calling him ...

(4 pages) 59 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Could war with Iraq be Vietnam II? In this paper you find out the similarities between the situation the United States faces now compared to the situation they faced in Vietnam.

Could war with Iraq be Vietnam II?"We seem bent upon saving the Vietnamese from Ho Chi Minh, even if we have to kill them and demolish their country to do it.... I ... didn't know what to expect. The U.S. troops went into a handicap situation, because they unlike the Vietnamese did not know how to handle jungle warfare. Second we should not be an area where you cann ... t tell who is on your side and who is not. You cannot tell a great deal of difference between North Vietnamese and South Vietnamese by their appearance. Plus there was a major amount of traitors on bo ...

(7 pages) 319 3 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Struggle for Land in Vietnam The Vietnamese people had successfully fought for their land for over 2000 years. America was no different from the others that were defeated.

vailable for the people of Vietnam, but they did not own it in a capitalistic sense. Everything the Vietnamese had known was altered by French conquest.When the French took over Vietnam, they had cert ... The French outlined specific methods for achieving their goals. They seized the public lands of the Vietnamese people and gave the lands to investors. "They confiscated the land belonging to the local ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay specifies the main events that occured in the Vietnam War.

to the war and I believe many people died for the sake of nothing.Ho Chi Minh was the leader of the Vietnamese rebel army. On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the independence of Vietnam from ... , in 1963 a Buddhist priest burns himself alive to protest Diem's dictatorship.In 1968, on Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, the Vietcong soldiers sneak into South Vietnamese cities, including Saigon, whe ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.6 Mar/2003

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

The military tactics used by both the USA and Vietcong forces in the 1960's.

s dressed in civilian clothing, and killing peasants by mistake was not uncommon; "if he's dead and Vietnamese, he's a V.C." was the view of the troops carrying out the search and destroy missions.It ... h the many different developments of anti-personnel bombs it was the US's aim not to kill the North Vietnamese but to injure them badly. It cost the Vietcong worse in time and resources to help the in ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Vietnam ."

about the horrible war. I was fortunate to be born in America and raised as an American. I am half Vietnamese and Chinese and this essay pertains to China and Vietnam. About this essay, the author is ...

(3 pages) 68 2 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Agent orange the chemical used in the vietnam war.

very Vietnam veteran, and I dare say most of the Australian and American public, not to mention the Vietnamese. It has been argued about, written about, researched and debated, published in magazines ...

(2 pages) 102 4 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Australian Experience in the Vietnam War.

ed this involvement and the suffering it was causing, not only on Australians but also on the local Vietnamese. An end to Australian involvement was demanded in many pretests and rallies that were hel ... the liberal party, led by Menzies, sent a team of thirty military advisers to help train the south Vietnamese army to defend itself against the national liberation front guerillas, or Vietcong, whom ...

(12 pages) 146 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Capitalism and Ccmmunism.

ratic nation such as the United States, freedom gives us just abouteverything and anything that the Vietnamese do not have under their communist government. Thepeople of a capitalist nation of today a ... vernment. Such freedom in a capitalist society gives theAmericans a much greater advantage over the Vietnamese as far as improving economicconditions. In Vietnam it really is not up to the individual ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Tough obstacle.This essay about my personal experience about learning the writing skills with the help of my mother.

why this experience has become my unforgettable experience.I'm a Chinese born in Vietnam. I went to Vietnamese school because I lived and grew up there. By the time I entered first grade, my teacher c ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Considering the history of Vietnam before 1961, the U.S. should not have made the military and political commitment to defend Diem and South Vietnam

arned that doing so caused havoc for several countries, mainly their own.Ho Chi Minh was one of the Vietnamese that longed for their independence from France. During World War I, he traveled to Europe ... more after a peasant rebellion in Vietnam. (American Foreign Relations, p.320)This further added to Vietnamese hatred and paranoia against colonial countries, with whom Vietnam would have to deal with ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Coca-Cola Indochina Pte. Ltd In Vietnam.

d novelty (northerners). Therefore for the advertisement campaign Coca Cola should use a successful Vietnamese teen icon, with whom the young crowd can relate to, as its brand ambassador. The advertis ... la.Reinforcement advertising can be done through sponsorship of village festivals because the major Vietnamese population who could be the target market is in these villages and this exposure will hel ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

To what extent did guerrilla tactics of the Vietcong enable them to achieve victory?

858 and 84 and it became part of France's Indo-China empire which included Cambodia, Laos and Annam.Vietnamese nationalists were very frustrated by Bao Dai's collaboration with foreign imperialists an ... he French at Dien Bien Phu. The Vietminh were nationalists and communists, who treated the ordinary Vietnamese people with the respect they hadn't received from their French or Japanese colonial maste ...

(16 pages) 58 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Paved in Innocence: The Quiet American

ption. First Pyle becomes involved in a complex lover's triangle, between him, Fowler, and Fowler's Vietnamese lover Phuong. After much strife, some strangeness is created between Fowler and Pyle it b ... he strangeness of the relationship between the three is fueled by the fact that Fowler, despite his Vietnamese lover has a wife in London. This is what leads to his explanation to Phuong and her siste ...

(6 pages) 114 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Declaration of Independence: Ho Chi Minh's and The United States

's "Declaration of Independence" by quoting the U.S. "Declaration." Ho delivered his reading of the Vietnamese document more than thirty years after he had lived in New York and Boston. A brilliant ma ... to his own people and to the world a second revolution: Ho Chi Minh also declared independence for Vietnamese women.President Ho Chi Minh broadened human rights into national rights. Individual inter ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Asian Gangs in North America. Fully cited. References included.

When using the term Asian, this includes many ethnic groups such as Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese to just name a few. According to "Asian Gangs: A Bibliography" by Bihn P. Le (1999), Asia ... ang. Burns on the hand can be commonly associated with Filipino street gangs. Burns on forearms are Vietnamese or Cambodian. Burns on upper arm are usually Chinese, and when it comes to female brandin ...

(12 pages) 183 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Was the Vietnam War a futile war?

most futile and costliest wars in modern history.During the Vietnam War, approximately 3.2 million Vietnamese, 3.5 million Lao and Cambodian, 58000 Americans and over 600 Australians lost their lives ... e main fighting strength that was actually better adapted with the jungle environment was the South Vietnamese Guerrilla fighters and the Australian troops. Unfortunately, the South Vietnamese were to ...

(2 pages) 141 2 3.5 Apr/2004

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

Proposal for SaigonTech Online Training System

project will be completed before February 13, 2004.Project descriptionAt the present time, Vietnamese people are not familiar with Online Services. Therefore, establishing any kind of Online ...

(6 pages) 174 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Uncle Ho": From Peasant to President

o many people, Ho Chi Minh was not only a great leader, but also a father figure in the eyes of the Vietnamese. He was a man who was born a peasant, but died an icon and hero. Ho Chi Minh's perseveran ... was still part of French Indochina then.As he matured, Ho became aware of the deep resentment many Vietnamese people held toward the French. In the area where Ho grew up, intellectuals began organizi ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why did USA become involved in Vietnam in the 1950's and 1960's?

ut the French refused to give up their former Empire, and sent in forces to reclaim Indo-China.Many Vietnamese were unhappy after the war, as the French wanted to rule over Vietnam again. France was m ... cong's influence spreading. The purpose was to move the villages away from the Vietcong. Many South Vietnamese couldn't understand why it was happening so they decided to join the Vietcong themselves. ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.6 May/2004

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