The War Of The Vietnam War

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During the 20th century there have been a number amount of incidents that resulted in a change in a countries government. Radical change in government was what started infamous wars such, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. But, probably one of the most influential events that changed the United States was the Vietnam War that lasted roughly twenty years (1955-1975). The Vietnam War, also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The Cold War’s communist influence was what led Vietnam’s government to a communist government on its own. At first the America had no involvement in the…show more content…
Another objective was to establish a government for workers, peasants, and soldiers and the organization of a workers ' militia. Other objectives were cancellation of public debts and confiscation of means of production and their transfer to the government. There would be distribution of French-owned lands to peasants, a suppression of taxes for the people and establishment of an eight-hour work day. A development of crafts and agriculture and the institution of freedom of organization will be issued through the charter. Finally, an establishment of education for all citizens will be issued. (1) This was the beginning of the radical change in Vietnam; these new objectives will be the starting points of what will be a brand new government completely separate from French control. In 1945 Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnamese Independence, and conflict between the French and the Vietnamese people officially began. The Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam states: "All men are created equal. They are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; among these are Liberty, Life and the pursuit of Happiness. “This immortal statement appeared in the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America in 1776. In a broader sense, it means: all the peoples on the earth are equal from birth; all the peoples have a right to live and to be happy and free. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, made at the time of
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