The French were defeated by Vietnam and withdrew from the country over a period of time. According to a lecture from POSC 458 - the Vietnam Wars, a Geneva Convention decided to divide Vietnam in two - North and South Vietnam. Soon after that decision as a lecture from POSC 458 - the Vietnam Wars, indicates the North started a more hawkish approach to its neighbors Laos and Cambodia. Perhaps fearing South Vietnam would be the next likely target, President Dwight David Eisenhower sent advisers to the South - officially involving the United States in the conflict. As a lecture from POSC 458 - the Vietnam Wars indicates, at this point in time, although it was not as strong as it would become in the 1960s, t...
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...dependence from the French empire which colonized his country for decades. In short, this can be said of Ho Chi Minh: Ho Chi Minh was a nationalist at heart and a Communist out of necessity. Below, there will be a discussion to support the hypothesis made regards to Ho Chi Minh and the magnitude of Ho Chi Minh’s nationalism and preference to the Communist movement mainly supported by North Vietnam, China and the Soviet Union against the non-Communist movement mainly led by the United States of America and its allies as well as South Vietnam and some groups within the Communist North Vietnam which Ho Chi Minh has led as the Prime Minster of North Vietnam and then as the President of North Vietnam. Any indications that could falsify the aforementioned hypothesis will also be discussed to see if that could be justified or excused to maintain the hypothesis remain true.
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