Involvement In Vietnam

The Vietnam War was also known as the Second Indochina War and referred to by the Vietnamese as the American War. It was a conflict that went from 1955 to 1975 between the Communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (currently known as North of Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (currently known as South of Vietnam). … Read more

Shamanism In Vietnam Essay

Jon burrows Introductory to Sociology 271 Discussion Answers 1. EMIGRATION (exiting a country) & IMMIGRATION (into a new country) – Why was the Hmong forced to flee Laos and Thailand? Why did the Hmong immigrate to the USA and Wisconsin specifically? What is their experience in Wisconsin? Reasons that the Hmong people being forced to … Read more

Essay on First Lieutenant Cross Analysis

The story is told by an omniscient narrator focusing mainly on the character First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. Lieutenant Cross is in charge of a company of men who go on daily marches through Vietnam in search for the enemy, their sympathizers and supplies. He often daydreams of a college girl he is fond of back … Read more

John F. Kennedy In Vietnam

There are many critical questions surrounding United States involvement in Vietnam. American entry to Vietnam was a series of many choices made by five successive presidents during these years of 1945-1975. The policies of John F. Kennedy during the years of 1961-1963 were ones of military action, diplomacy, and liberalism. Each of his decision was … Read more

The War in America

Vietnam is a small Asian country, 9000 miles away from the United States. Yet America felt that its national interest were threatened strong enough to fight a war over there. Their fear was caused by the spread of communism at that time. The role of communism was extremely important in this conflict. The United States … Read more

Anti-Veitnam war movement

The antiwar movement against Vietnam in the US from 1965-1971 was the most significant movement of its kind in the nation’s history. The United States first became directly involved in Vietnam in 1950 when President Harry Truman started to underwrite the costs of France’s war against the Viet Minh. Later, the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower … Read more

Studying Vietnam and Prior History

Suzette Anderson January 7, 2012 The Week 1 Topic Professor Carl Garrigus It is both necessary and helpful to the study the context of prior history because it reveals who we are in relation to other people, cultures, and countries. They study of history can make up one’s whole being and how they live in … Read more