Target: To look at the circumstances and end results of the Vietnam War..

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Target: To look at the circumstances and end results of the Vietnam War. The Two Vietnams. · Vietnam, a previous French settlement, was isolated into two areas in 1954. · North Vietnam, drove by Ho Chi Minh, was comrade and supported by the Soviet Union.
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Target: To look at the circumstances and end results of the Vietnam War.

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The Two Vietnams · Vietnam, a previous French state, was partitioned into two segments in 1954.

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· North Vietnam, drove by Ho Chi Minh, was comrade and upheld by the Soviet Union. · South Vietnam, drove by Ngo Dinh Diem, was majority rule and sponsored by the U.S.

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· Many South Vietnamese doubted Diem and joined the Vietcong , a comrade guerilla gathering bolstered by North Vietnam. An execution of a Vietcong detainee Feb. 1, 1968

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South Vietnamese paratroopers bounce from U.S. Aviation based armed forces transports in an air attack against the Viet Cong, March 1963

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A Viet Cong base camp smolders as Pfc. Raymond Rumpa of St. Paul, Minnesota, leaves with his 45-pound 90mm rifle in My Tho, Vietnam, April 1968

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Growing American Involvement · The U.S. trusted that if South Vietnam tumbled to the communists, whatever is left of the countries in Southeast Asia would also in a hypothesis called the domino hypothesis .

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· By 1968, over a large portion of a million Americans were battling in the Vietnam War. · As the battling heightened, the U.S. depended on the draft for raising troops.

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· In August 1964, U.S. military authorities trusted that the North Vietnamese had torpedoed an American ship in the Gulf of Tonkin. · accordingly, the U.S. passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution , which permitted the U.S. to start bombarding adversary focuses inside of North and South Vietnam.

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On Aug. 4, 1964, Defense Secretary Robert McNamara answered to Pres. Johnson that an American destroyer in the district was under torpedo assault by the North Vietnamese. That brief discussion was the tipping point for the whole Vietnam War. Feature: Defense Secretary Robert McNamara talks about the assault that accelerated our inclusion in the Vietnam War

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Video Clip: Platoon The Uncertain Enemy · Jungle fighting was troublesome, and it was difficult to find the foe. · furthermore, it was exceptionally hard to recognize which South Vietnamese were our associates and which were supporting the Vietcong. Ex Vietcong indicating mystery burrows , November 7, 2004

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This Pulitzer Prize winning photo is of Kim Phuc Phan Thi , focus, running down a street close after a napalm bomb was dropped on her town by a plane of the Vietnam Air Force . The town was associated by US Army powers with being a Viet Cong fortress. Kim Phuc made due by removing her smoldering garments.

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"Napalm is the most horrible torment you can imagine," said Kim Phuc . “Water bubbles at 100 degrees Celsius. Napalm produces temperatures of 800 to 1,200 degrees Celsius.“ Phuc supported severe singeing to a large portion of her body and was not anticipated that would live. On account of the help of South Vietnamese picture taker Nick Ut , and in the wake of surviving a 14-month doctor\'s facility stay and 17 operations, Phuc in the end recuperated.

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Agent Orange was the handle given to a herbicide and defoliant utilized by the U.S. military in its Herbicidal Warfare system amid the Vietnam War . Cropdusting in Vietnam amid Operation Ranch Hand kept going from 1962 to 1971.

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A guerrilla in the Mekong Delta paddles through a mangrove timberland defoliated by Agent Orange (1970).

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Effects of Agent Orange Images taken from Agent Orange: "Collateral Damage" in Vietnam by Philip Jones Griffiths

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Protests at Home · Thousands of Americans challenged against the war, particularly on school grounds. Feature: Country Joe and the Fish, Woodstock Music Festival (1969) 3:18 Anti-Vietnam War challenges, Ohio State University

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· On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard murdered 4 against war dissidents at Kent State University. This Pulitzer Prize winning photograph shows Mary Ann Vecchio shouting as she stoops over the collection of understudy Jeffrey Miller at Kent State University . National Guardsmen had terminated into a horde of demonstrators, murdering four and injuring nine.

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“Ohio” Crosby Stills Nash & Young Tin fighters and Nixon\'s comin\'. We\'re at long last all alone. This mid year I hear the drummin\'. Four dead in Ohio. (tune) Gotta get down to it. Warriors are chopping us down. Should have been done long prior. Imagine a scenario in which you knew her and Found her dead on the ground. By what method would you be able to run when you know? Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. (chorale) Tin fighters and Nixon\'s comin\'. We\'re at long last all alone. This late spring I hear the drummin\'. Four dead in Ohio. (9X)

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The Tet Offensive: A Turning Point · In January of 1968, the Vietcong dispatched shock assaults on urban areas all through South Vietnam. · The American consulate was assaulted also in the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon.

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· The assaults were known as the Tet Offensive on the grounds that they happened amid Tet, the Vietnamese News Year’s occasion. · The Tet Offensive demonstrated to the world that no some piece of South Vietnam was sheltered, even with the vicinity of a large portion of a million American troops. The Tet Offensive: An Audio Description by NPR

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Peace Without Victory · In January 1973, the U.S. come to a truce concurrence with North Vietnam and brought their troops home. · However, the U.S. kept on sending billions of dollars in backing of the South Vietnamese.

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· In April of 1975, the communists caught the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon, renamed it Ho Chi Minh City, and rejoined Vietnam under one comrade banner. Feature: People race to leave Saigon as the city tumbles to the Vietcong. April 30, 1975 (9 min.)

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Civil War in Cambodia · The U.S. what\'s more, South Vietnamese started to subtly bomb comrade bases in Cambodia utilized by the North Vietnamese.

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· Cambodia soon battled a common war, which was won by the comrade Khmer Rouge in 1975, whereupon they changed the nation\'s name to Kampuchea. · The Khmer Rouge were ruthless pioneers, murdering roughly two million individuals in only a couple short years. Cambodia: Khmer Rouge 1975 to 1979 (2:55)

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Vietnam Balance Sheet · Between 1961 and 1973 more than 58,000 Americans kicked the bucket in the Vietnam War. · During the same time period, more than 1,500,000 Vietnamese kicked the bucket also. V

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