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How Did Ho Chi Minh Influence On Vietnam

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My Cold War project is on Ho Chi Minh and the Independence on the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh was an important leader in the Vietnam War. Many things happened leading up to the Vietnam War. North and South Vietnam was divided. North Vietnam had a communist government. South Vietnam had a democratic government. South Vietnam wanted Vietnam to be a anit-communist party but North Vietnam won the war. Today, Vietnam is a communist government with the help of their leader Ho Chi Minh.
In Ho Chi Minh early life he was a very independent child. He was born on May 19, 1890 in Hoang Tru, Vietnam. He died on September 2, 1969 in Hanoi, North Vietnam. In 1930, Ho Chi Minh was the founder of the Indochina Communist Party. In 1941, he was also the founder of Viet-Minh. Ho Chi Minh was the president of North Vietnam from 1945 to 1969. For almost three decades as a leader of North Vietnam he was one of the prime movers of the post World War II and one of the most influential communist leader of the 20th century. From 1917-1923, Ho Chi Minh spent six years in France and became an active socialist. In 1919, he addressed an eight point petition to the representatives of the great powers at the Versailles Peace Conference. In the petition, Ho Chi Minh
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An agreement according to which Vietnam was to be divided at the 17th parallel until elections scheduled for 1956. After which the Vietnamese would establish a unified government. In 1959, North Vietnam became involved in war again. Guerrillas popularly known as the Vietcong were conducting an armed revolt against the U.S. sponsored regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam. On July 17, 1966, Ho Chi Minh sent a message to the people saying “nothing is as dear to the heart of the Vietnamese as independence and liberation”. That became the motto of the North Vietnamese cause. Ho lived to see only the beginning of a long round of negotiations before he
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