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Compare/Contrast civil war and vietnam war.

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Transcript of Compare/Contrast civil war and vietnam war.

Trinity poppell
7th period

1.Vietnam was under Chinese rule for a thousand years until 938 AD.
2.Vietnam was a French colony from the 19th century until 1954.
3.Since the US Congress never declared war against Vietnam, it should be called the Vietnam conflict instead of Vietnam war.
4.Two-thirds of the American men serving the war were volunteers.
5.During World War II, there were 40 days of combat in 4 years while during Vietnam war.
6.John F. Kennedy was the first US President assassinated during a year of war since the US Civil War.
7.The U.S. didn’t lose the war but withdrew before they likely lost.
8.Vietnam war is the longest war in the entire U.S history.
9.After the war, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines stayed free of communism.
10.Vietnam veterans are less likely to be in prison.

1. Divided nation, and divided families.
2.Neither were declared wars.
3.Wars occurred in the 60's; 1860's & 1960's.
4.Wars had a US President assassinated.
5. Wars had a Johnson for Vice President.
6.Were the only US wars that the US Navy operated a Riverine Navy.
7. Had a "Civil Rights Movement" involving the same people.
8.The south lost.
9.The defeated were treated harshly from there return home.
1: The Union “Anaconda Plan” relied heavy on sea supremacy.
2: The Union navy grew by 600% to meet the demands of the war.
3: Naval dominance on the rivers allowed the Federals to gain an edge in the war on land.
4: The Civil War featured the first battle between ironclad ships.
5: The first successful submarine attack took place during the Civil War.
6: Southern raiders terrorized Northern traders, reducing the strength of the Northern merchant fleet by half.
7: The Union blockade failed to stop the majority of ships that tested it, but successfully deterred the majority of the South’s pre-war international trade.
8: Diplomatic naval crises brought the North and Great Britain to the brink of war--twice.
9: New Orleans, the largest city in the South, was captured primarily through naval action.
10: The sailors on the CSS Shenandoah were the last Confederates to lower their flag.
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