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The Vietnam War
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Ho Chi Minh
Ho chi minh (also called in english the bringer of light) was born on may 19, 1890 and his original name was Nguyen tat Thanh. Ho chi minh was a cook on an ocean liner in london and paris and and used the pseudonym nguyen ai Quoc (Nguyen the Patriot) and engadged in radical activites. He traveled to many places due to many things. While in hong kong he got arrested by british police. after he was let out of jail he went back to the soviet union. He worked on independence for Vietnam. He died on September 2nd, 1969 at age 79 due to congestive heart failure and was buried at the ho chi minh mausoleum in hanoi, vietnam. He also made some quotes to remember. On May 12, 1975 Ho chi minh had won the war, and is called, the victor.
The Vietnam War
deborah kent was a college student during the war and as other college students she was appalled by the lists of American casualties, the enemy body count, and the stories of atrocities committed by both sides.
The book I used
Info from the author telling her readers what she did during the war
Link to Ho Chi MInh quotes
Ngo dinh diem was the first president of south vietnam from 1955-1963. He was born on January 3rd, 1901. in 1945, he was captured by the communist leader,
Ho Chi Minh
, who asked of his assistance, thinking that if Ngo was on his side, he would win catholic support, but diem rejected the offer. While a year before, he refused to finalize the geneva accords, which had free elections in Vietnam to create a national government.On Feb 27, 1962, president of south vietnam, Ngo Dinh Diem had survived a bombing at his presidential palace, which the bomb was dropped to kill him. He was assassinated by his generals during a coup d’etat. Nguyen Van thieu took diem's place after his assassination.
Independent Study Research
Who is Ngo Dinh Diem and Ho Chi Minh?
How and why did the Vietnam War start?
The Vietnam War started due to the commuistium wanted to expand to Vietnam as much as they did for Korea, but the U.S.A couldn't let that happen beacause they feared that if Vietnam was a commuist country, other countries would turn into commuist countries as well which is called, '' the domino effect.''
Links I used
What is the Vietnam War?
The Vietnam War was a war to reunify Vietnam under communist rule. The North Vietnamese fought the forces of France, then America, and finally South Vietnam ( but I'm only talking about the American part).
When and Where Did the Vietnam War Happen?
The Vietnam War started on Tuesday, November 1st, 1957 and ended on Wednesday, April 30th, 1975. The places where the war was were, Vietnam (of course), Cambodia, and Laos.
My Questions and Answers
Why did the war start?
Why was the war called so many things?
The war was simply caused because the communist wanted to expand but the U.S.A couldn't have the expansion.
The war had many names due to many things happening due to the war.
An example of the names are the second Indochina war, the battle we couldn't win, America's longest war, the war in Nam, The War Against Communist Aggression, and the Hot battle agaisnt the Cold war.