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  • The Ho Chunk

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    The history of the Ho-Chunk is very complex. According to oral tradition the Ho-Chunk originated at the Red Banks by Green Bay. These Red Banks are assumed to be a sight on the Door Peninsula. Their language is related to the Chiwere branch of Siouan, which includes the Iowa, Oto, and Missouria tribes. These tribes acknowledge having broken off from the Ho-Chunk and moving to the West. The meaning behind their name though is quite fascinating. It can either mean “big voice” or “big fish”.

  • The Clay Marble By Minfong Ho

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    Written by Minfong Ho, The Clay Marble introduces a relatively new topic to today’s teenagers-the lives of Cambodia during wartime in the 1970s. In 154 pages and eighteen chapters, The Clay Marble follows the life of the protagonist, Dara, a twelve-year old Cambodian girl, seeking a home for the remnants of family during Cambodian’s civil war. The novel is historical fiction, presenting the story of Dara in her own first-person perspective. Summary With a war going on between the Khmer Rouge and

  • Book: Gung Ho Essay

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         Gung Ho, by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles was a wonderful book that discussed many important factors involved in making a company truly successful. It had a good storyline to help to tell the story of Gung Ho. When I first picked up the book to read it I really had no idea what to expect to learn from the book. The points that were made in this book were very simple and common sense principles. I say that these principles are simple, but many companies do not think

  • Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching

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    Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching “The Prime Minister’s Powerful Better Half” is an article about a powerful women named Ho Ching, the Chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings. This summary will provide responses to questions about Ho Ching’s influence based on this week’s reading materials. It will explain whether or not Ho Ching is an influential leader, what types of tactics she uses to influence others based on a portion of her speech, and list her sources of power and characterize

  • Essay on Ho Chi Minh

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    Ho Chi Minh He combined nationalism to communism and perfected the deadly art of guerrilla warfare. An emaciated, goateed figure in a threadbare bush jacket and tattered rubber sandals, Ho Chi Minh refined the image of a humble, benign "Uncle Ho." But he was a skilled revolutionary and passionate nationalist obsessed by a single goal: independence for his country. Sharing his passion, his dirty guerrillas cleared daunting obstacles to crush France's

  • Ho Chi Minh President

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    Hồ Chí Minh (Vietnamese pronunciation: [hô̤ tɕǐmɪŋ] ( listen), Chữ Nôm: 胡志明), born Nguyễn Sinh Cung and also known as Nguyễn Ái Quốc (19 May 1890 – 2 September 1969) was a Vietnamese Marxist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). He formed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and led the Việt cộng during the Vietnam War until his death. Hồ led the Việt Minh independence movement from 1941 onward, establishing

  • Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh

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    Mr. Kerkman Research Methods 01 Oct 2015 Ho Chi Minh “Remember that the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and cypress to show their strength and their stability.” That was proclaimed by Ho Chi Minh about the hardship that Vietnam would endure. Minh would be the one to lead Vietnam through their hardship. He led his country through two different wars in his life time. One of which was against a very formidable foe, the USA. Through

  • Ho Chi Minh's Role In Vietnam

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    was named Ho Chi Minh. Ho Chi Minh otherwise known as Nguyen Sinh Cung was very important and divisive in the history of Vietnam. According to Charles E Kirpatrick, “Because he gave no particular importance to details of his life, Ho Chi Minh’s date of birth and true name are in question. Most of what we know about the man can only be considered informed supposition” (Kirkpatrick). Ho Chi Minh was born

  • Ho Chi Minh And The Vietnam War

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    Vietnamese pioneer Ho Chi Minh. In the same way, as other Vietnamese regular citizen that partook in the Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh grew up under French royal run the show. Amid his youth, pre-adulthood, and adulthood, Ho saw the genuine harming impacts colonialism had on his nation. Disappointed with French dominion and European communism, Ho Chi Minh tried to build up a political rationality that would serve Vietnam through its autonomy. Through his adolescence, and encounters abroad, Ho Chi Minh built

  • Ho Chi Minh and The Vietnam War

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    The declaration of Vietnamese independence made by Ho Chi Minh in 1945 served as a milestone in what was a century-old struggle against foreign control. In its history Vietnam had spent 1000 years under control of the Chinese and had resisted this control vehemently. Revolts and rebellions against China finally lead to Vietnamese independence in the tenth century. In the thirteenth century the Vietnamese drove back Kublai Khan three times under the leadership Dao. Tran Hung Dao not only led the