American Troops

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  • Withdrawal of American Troops From Vietnam

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    Withdrawal of American Troops From Vietnam In 1939 Vietnam was part of an area called Indo-China. This area was ruled by the French It was an area part of the French Empire with a population of 25 million, 20 million of which where in Vietnam. By 1940 Indo China was being ruled by the Japanese. Even though Indo China was ruled by Japan the French were still allowed to run the country, on the condition that the Japanese could take all the resources they wanted

  • Why American Troops Are Being Sent Overseas

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    American troops are being sent overseas to maintain peace in a nation involved in a civil war. Whether the peace troops should or should not be sent overseas, they are being sent overseas. I do not believe that it is the responsibility of American troops to make peace in a country that is at Civil war. A civil war is a war fought within a nation between that nations people. By sending peace troops to East Timor the United States is now becoming involved in this nations war. This could cause the

  • African-american Troops In The Civil War: The 54th Massachusetts

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    African-American Troops in the Civil War: The 54th Massachusetts      The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts was organized in early 1863 by Robert Gould Shaw, twenty-six year old member of a prominent Boston abolitionist family. Shaw had earlier served in the Seventh New York National Guard and the Second Massachusetts Infantry, and was appointed colonel of the Fifty-fourth in February 1863 by Massachusetts governor John A. Andrew.      As one of the first

  • The U.S. Public Opinion as a Major Factor in the Withdrawal of American Troops from Vietnam

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    Major Factor in the Withdrawal of American Troops from Vietnam In my opinion, the U.S public was indeed a major factor to the withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam yet not the main reason. The operation in Vietnam was not going as smoothly as the U.S could have hoped. The U.S.A and South Vietnamese armies had a much better equipped and larger army compared to the Communists and Viet Cong. Since the Viet Cong could not beat The U.S troops in open warfare they decided

  • A Comparison Of President Nixon And Obam Ending War

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    was to use “Vietnamization,” a process in which American soldiers would train South Vietnamese to fight for themselves and eventually drawing American troops out of the war (Vietnamization). At first, General WestPoint was in charge, raiding Vietcong bases and trying to eliminate them. The original plan was to use the body count to discourage any more NVA troops from fighting, but this strategy backfired because both Vietnamese and American troops had high body counts. General Abraham was appointed

  • Causes for US Withdrawal from Vietnam

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    What Impact did South Vietnamese Citizens have on the Withdrawal of American Forces? In a war for the land of the Vietnamese truly how important were the hearts of the Vietnamese, to the soldiers fighting for them? In The Americans soldiers claimed they came to Vietnam to save the people of south Vietnam from the horror of communism but as the war went on it was clear that the Americans were there for their own interests and enemies than the Vietnamese citizens, meaning that more and more citizens

  • US Troops in Afghanistan

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    Over 60% of American citizens said yes when asked if the United States should remove troops stationed in Afghanistan( Afghanistan ). Would it surprise you that over half of the Americans think think that the United States was wrong to use military force in Afghanistan? The US as sent over 47,000 troops there and have had over 2,300 American deaths ( The Times ). Those deaths do not include the number of civilian casualties. The United States has been involved for over a decade. Maybe it is time America

  • Foreign Policy and the Election

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    Election Day helps determine who will become the next president. This period is full of debates and speeches to persuade American citizens to vote a certain way during the elections. During the preseason, the presidential candidates take their stance on the issues and use them to gain popularity and, generally, the candidate with the most popular opinions is favored by the American people and wins the election. When the current president is not up for re-election, as they either chose to not have a

  • United States' Withdrawal of Forces From Vietnam

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    There were many reasons on why the Americans withdrew their troops. One of the biggest reasons on why America had to withdraw their troops was the lack of training and they were fighting an experienced side which knew their surrounding very well, which made it very hard for them to attack and try and win the war against the Vietcong. They also didn't know who the enemies were and who civilians were. This made it very hard for the American to win the war. Another big reason

  • Why America Withdrew from Vietnam

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    long-term events shall be explored first then the short term. One of the many long-term factors leading to the withdrawal was the failure of the U.S troops trying to win the 'hearts and minds' of the Vietnamese. This was a policy created by President J.F. Kennedy who believed that if the Vietnamese were shown the advantages of American 'way of life' then they would easily win the 'hearts and minds' of them, however the Vietnamese didn't respond to this policy as they wanted an