Vietnam Essays

  • The History Of Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    The Vietnam flag is all red with a five-pointed star in the middle. The red symbolizes blood and revolution. The five pointed star means the five elements of populace, as in, peasants, workers, intellectuals, traders, and soldiers. Geography Vietnam is located in southern eastern Asia. It borders The Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea. China, Cambodia, and Laos are alongside of it. According to research, 3 quarters of Vietnam is made up of mountainous and hilly regions. 44% tropical

  • The Importance Of Freedom Of Speech In Vietnam And Vietnam

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    opinions, feelings, and wishes. However, it is the fact that not all of nations are free as much as America. Free speech is different in each country. Vietnam is on opposite side with America. Vietnamese people have limits on their speech; in another word, this nation does not have free speech. There are significant differences between America and Vietnam in regards to freedom of speech on social media, in the classroom and…. The differences between two nations display that free speech is important.

  • Vietnam: Popular Culture And Culture In Vietnam

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    Vietnam is a small country just south of China, bordered by the Gulf of Tonkin. Although Vietnam has been shaped and sculpted by other countries its traditions have been preserved. It is know to have a rich culture and traditions. There are elegant clothes, expressive music, beautiful art, a distinct language, diverse religions, delicious food, and amazing sights. Traditional Vietnamese clothes are known to be very graceful and elegant. The most recognized piece of clothing is the ‘ao dai’, a national

  • Vietnam

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    Vietnam Introduction. Vietnam is a unique civilization with highly cultured people. It is a country filled with natural beauty, tranquil rural settings, and bustling urban centers. In this period of renovation, Vietnam is emerging as an economic powerhouse in South East Asia. From the bustling commercial center of Ho Chi Minh City to the gracious capital of Ha Noi, local business is flourishing and international companies are lining up to invest in new projects. The nation, strangled by

  • The Landscapes of Vietnam

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    Vietnam is one of the beautiful countries in Southeast Asia with an anciently culture. Vietnam’s terrain is very diverse according to the natural areas. Also, Vietnam has a tropical monsoon climate in the south with only two seasons: rain season from mid May to mid September, and the dry season from mid October to mid April, and monsoon climate in the north with four seasons :spring, summer, autumn and winter. And Vietnam has a lot of famous places to visit. Vietnam is a country with a curved shape

  • Buddhism in Vietnam

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    Buddhism in Vietnam The Vietnamese people have said to have first appeared in the Christian era, because the religion that was first adapted was Christianity. This would explain why the Vietnamese people are such religious people. But it does not really explain there major religion change to Buddhism, because Buddhism is really not a religion that is native to Vietnam. Buddhism my be one of the most known religions in the world by name, but not by what is actually involved in it. Christine

  • Inflation In Vietnam

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    “people are cutting back on food, limiting travel, looking for second jobs, delaying major purchases and waiting for the cost of a wedding to go down before marrying.” - “rumors of price increases have caused panic buying of fuel and rice.” - “vietnam is suffering from the worldwide economic downturn and from high inflation that has spread through southeast asia.” - “as dong, drops in value, people say they are moving their money into dollar bank accounts” Analysis - General type of inflation:

  • The Vietnam War Of Vietnam

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    The Vietnam War took action after the First Indochina War, in fact the Vietnam War is also known as the Second Indochina War. This war included the communist North Vietnam and its allies of the Viet Cong, the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies going against South Vietnam and its allies, the Unites States, Philippines and other anti-communist allies. It was a very long and conflicting war that actually started in 1954 and ended in 1975. The war began after the rise to power of Ho Chi Minh

  • Vietnam And The Vietnam War

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    The longest war in the history of the United States took place in Vietnam during the Cold War. The United States involvement in the Vietnam War started when the Vietnamese were fighting the French for independence. Prior to U.S. involvement, France had attempted to govern Vietnam as one of its own colonies, but after years of being at war with the rebels and communists, France could not take anymore. The United States feared of the spread of communism and saw themselves as a democratic super power

  • Vietnam

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    Vietnam Many believe that America's involvement in the Vietnam War was a disaster. The majority of the men and women fighting in the war had little or no idea why they were there in the first place. The staggering number of lives that was lost cannot and will not be overlooked. The importance of this war was decimated, and the actions of political leaders were scrutinized by there own people as well as other countries. One question that comes to mind when thinking about the Vietnam War is

  • vietnam

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    between North Vietnam, which was communist, and non-communistic South Vietnam’s governments occurred over the desire to gain absolute control and eradicate the other opposing rival government. Vietnam, during this time period, was fighting a civil war composed of the Northern regions and Southern regions in which the North wished to change the democratic governments that were currently in effect. The speech “On Vietnam and Not Seeking Re-election” by Lyndon B. Johnson, explains the Vietnam War and why

  • The Economy of Vietnam

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    Vietnam has suffered numerous hardships, causing its economy to drastically change over time. The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. In March 1945, Japan took over direct administration from the Vichy regime, which was France during World World II. Vietnam declared independence after World War II but, unfortunately, France continued to rule until its 1954 defeat by Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh forces. Born on May 19, 1890. Ho Chi Minh grew up to be a well known

  • The Vietnam War: The Causes Of The Vietnam War

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    The Vietnam War was a horrific war between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. There were many causes for the Vietnam War from both the North and South side. There were also many emotions during the war for United States citizens, Vietnam citizens and soldiers of the war for both Americans and Vietnamese. United States couldn’t help but get into the war. They had to intervene which brought tons of good and bad things to the United States. The Vietnam War wasn’t only affecting the North and South Vietnam

  • Colonization In Vietnam

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    French colonization played a huge role in the spread of communism in Vietnam, due to poor treatment. I’m writing about this topic because as Americans we know communism is wrong. Yet, I feel that it’s important for people to know why the Vietnamese people were communist and how it came about. French colonization lead to many rebellions in Vietnam. Since the Vietnamese people were in such a bad state and wanted to be liberated they turned to communism. The Vietnamese rebellions used communism

  • French Colonialism and Vietnam

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    in control of Vietnam began to view them as a threat. The Vietnamese under the rule of the Nguyen Dynasty began to burn down the missionaries and murder anyone who was associated with them. In order to assist and protect the Paris Foreign Missions Society who was in charge of the religious advancement in the region, Napoleon III ordered French Admiral Charles Rigault de Genouilly to attack Da Nang on 1858. This was the first of many assaults the French would perform all over Vietnam, the next being

  • Vietnam and Cinema

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    Vietnam, a place where horror and hardships took place, was home to one of the greatest tragedies we as Americans have faced in recent memory. The Vietnam war, otherwise known as the Second Indochina War, spanned from 1959 through 1975 and claimed the lives of nearly three million soldier and civilian lives. Two of the greatest depictions of this war in my opinion were the films We Were Soldiers and Born on the 4th of July. Although both of these movies reflect the same historical event, they offer

  • The Vietnam War: The Napalm Girl In Vietnam

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    Avery Hatfield Ms. Zehnder English Honors 2A 5.10.17 The Napalm Girl The Vietnam War was a long and violent conflict between the communist governed North Vietnam and the non-communist governed South Vietnam. In late 1955, when the war began, mixed emotions arose because of the controversies surrounding the war and why the United States was involved. In an effort to sway the views of the people to support the war, photographers began to document the horrible injustices that were occurring overseas

  • Vietnam History Essay

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    University Impacts and Interactions in Vietnam History since 13th Century Section 12 XIE Zihan 4172083 CCC8004: World History and Civilizations 28/4/2014 The world after Mongol conquest has been shaped and changed significantly by various important history events. These events had huge impacts on nations’ politics, economy and society. Nations were involved in the world rapid modernization process. The country I researched on is Vietnam. In this essay, I will address on the impact of

  • Globe Project - Vietnam

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    In my opinion, Vietnam is low in Assertiveness, in Future orientation, in Individualism and in Performance orientation; high in Gender differentiation, in Power distance and Humane orientation; and moderate in Uncertain avoidance and In-group collectivism according to the dimensions of the Project GLOBE. I think Vietnam is low in Assertiveness given the degree to which individuals are assertive, dominant and demanding in their relationships with others. Many Vietnamese people find it difficult

  • Vietnam War

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    France occupied all of Vietnam by 1884. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when communist forces under Ho Chi Minh, who took control over the north, defeated them. Eisenhower’s advisers believed that Ho Chi Minh’s powerful communist-nationalist appeal might set off a geographical chain reaction. As Ho Chi Minh’s government established itself in North Vietnam, Eisenhower supported a noncommunist government in South Vietnam and ordered covert operations