Explain Why It Is Both Necessary and Helpful to Study the Context of Prior History, Especially the Experiences of the Participants in That History, in Order to Understand What Is Valued by These Participants. Also, What

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Chapter 1: Origins of American Intervention in Southeast Asia
Chapter 2: The French Indochina War, 1946–1954

Vietnamese Declaration of Independence
Homework
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Although the Viet people have a long history, our course begins in the 19th century with Vietnam as part of a larger area called French Indochina, a colony of France. The colonization took decades, but for our purposes the process of French control was complete in 1893.

Many nations of historic significance matured to the point where they sent out colonial settlers to faraway lands and over time eventually extended dominion over those lands. The United States also came into
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If you have any further questions about any of the assignments, please contact your instructor.

TEXT BOOK:
Vietnam: An American Ordeal, Sixth Edition by George Donelson Moss
HUMN415 – Vietnam and the Twentieth Century Experience
Assignment Instructions for the Weekly Homework Papers

Here is some basic information on the writing of weekly short assignment papers for our course.
These same directions apply to all the written assignments, so they are placed here and not repeated through the course.

BASICS: Write a short essay of your own authorship addressing the topic given in the Assignments Tab of the week. In some weeks you have a choice of two topics. The choice is yours. Please do follow the directions carefully so that you do not omit portions of the assignments. Helpful steps:

1. What: It would be wise to rephrase the assignment question in your own words so that it expresses the scope and method of your work on the assigned topic. 2. Source: Beyond the online textbook, have there been any outside sources or influences that have impacted what you write? Be specific about the circumstances in which you formulated your own understanding of the topic and your handling of it. 3. Citations: If you cite or quote from the online text, giving the page number will be

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