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    Conflicts in Vietnam began in 1945 but the official war did not start until the election of Ngo Dinh Diem in 1955. Before World War II, Vietnam was French’s territory. During WWII, Japanese overtook the Vietnam but ended up leaving short after when WWII ended. This gave France the chance to gained control of South Vietnam and the North was under communist rule of China under Ho Chi Minh. Under Ho Chi Minh’s rules people in the north were treated badly because people had no power of their own. Later

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    themselves around the Vietnam War but differ vastly in their portrayal of that conflict, and its effects on their characters. Both works tell the story of a romance that has been complicated by war and conflict. Vietgone stylizes the story of the playwright Qui Nguyen’s parents, who met in the United States in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and portrays a specific individual take on a historic event. Miss Saigon, however, reworks the opera Madame Butterfly, to fit the context of the Vietnam War without much

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    Vietnam Conflict Mr. Berry History/Composition 5/16/16 The Vietnam conflict began in 1954. It lasted for roughly 20 years. North Vietnam and Viet Cong were fighting against South Vietnam and the United States trying to bring all of Vietnam under a single communist regime. The South Vietnamese government were fighting to. There were many military people from several countries involved that lost their lives. North Vietnam prevailed and won the war. In 1954 the North Vietnamese government

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    The Vietnam War was an armed conflict that began in 1959 and ended in 1975. Battles took place in the territories of North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This war can be framed within the historical context of the Cold War. Vietnam had been a French colony and at the end of the Indochina War was divided into two countries. North Vietnam was commanded by Ho Chi Minh, possessing communist orientation pro Soviet Union. South Vietnam was a military dictatorship, became an ally of the United

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    Robert Brigham writes that the Vietnam War, 1954-1975, started as a conflict between Vietnam and France. After many years, the French could no longer keep control in Vietnam and resulted in the French making a peace agreement with Vietnam in Geneva, Switzerland in 1954. The United States did not agree with this, so President Eisenhower created the “Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).” In 1955, the Government of the Republic of Vietnam (GVN or South Vietnam) was created. Later that year, Ngo

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    The history of Vietnam is one of great struggle and conflict. For centuries the vietnamese people have had no choice but to change their society by force in order to gain their own freedom and independence. Pivitol events in Vietnamese history such as the Battle of Bach Dang in 939 and the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954 are examples of how the conflict theory brought change to Vietnamese society and culture. For centuries Vietnam had been under Chinese rule. The Vietnamese people were an oppressed

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    The Vietnam War was a conflict between the communist army of North Vietnam and the Viet Cong against South Vietnam began in 1954. The United States began their involvement in the Vietnam War by supporting the democratic South Vietnam with weapons and soldiers. Many Americans were divided due to opposition of the US involvement with the war. It was the era of social movements like mexican american social activism, and anti-Vietnam War activism. I have interviewed a Vietnam veteran named Ernie

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    My article summarizes the fact that as a result of the conflict between China and Vietnam over territory, the anti-Chinese protests intensify. This is displayed as the protesters torch factories in a Vietnamese industrial park. The article, Protestors torch factories in southern Vietnam as China protests escalate, was written on May 15th, 2014 by Euan McKirdy. As per reports, a variety of properties were damaged by the furious mob, but the main target were the factories owned by Chinese firms. The

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    Leobardo Espinoza Jr Prof. Stathis Kalyvas PLSC 359: Violence & Civil Strife Final Paper April 26th, 2015 Guatemala & Vietnam: Analyzing Civil Conflicts Studying civil wars can be a very complicated endeavor. This is because the topic is very difficult to break down. When scholars study civil wars, there are many variables that can’t be controlled that can skew data. This makes finding interactions between different variables more difficult. Their complex entanglement, in addition to there being

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    Victoria Valean Professor William Mack U.S. History 2 16 April 2015 Vietnam War The Vietnam War was a damaging conflict that left deep scars on all the people and countries that were involved. About 60,000 American lives were taken and an estimated 2,000,000 Vietnamese were killed or wounded. That is about 10 percent of Vietnam’s population. Many bombs, weapons, and chemical warfare destroyed Vietnam’s infrastructure and land. Not only did this war bring destruction to Vietnam’s physical country

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