The vietnam war was fought between the communist regime of north vietnam (w/ assistance of southern allies-the viet cong) and south vietnam (w/ assistance of major ally-the united states) the war began in 1954 after ho chi minh and his communist viet minh party in north vietnam rose to power. After the war, all of vietnam was under the control of the communist government there was economic hardship for most of the nation because of the length and cost of the war industry did not develop. The vietnam war was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of north vietnam against south vietnam and its principal ally, the united states the conflict was. Second indochina war: tet offensive strategic and political vietnamese victory was the decisive blow to the american public's moral, leading to opposition to united states involvement in the vietnam war to skyrocket leading to withdrawal of us troops and involvement ending in the fall of saigon and the reunification of north and south vietnam. Position 1 sees the vietnam war as a war of conquest by one country against another, the nlf as a mere agent of hanoi whose role is to pretend that the war is a civil war and thereby discourage an.
Vietnam at 50: 1967 it's 1968 that was the bloodiest year of the vietnam war, but 1967 - the year that set the foundation for the bloodshed to come - wasn't far behind in its body count. Vietnam war, fought from 1957 until spring 1975, began as a struggle between the republic of vietnam (south vietnam) supported by the united states and a communist-led insurgency assisted by the democratic republic of vietnam (north vietnam. The vietnam war pictures that moved them most while the vietnam war raged — roughly two decades' worth of bloody and world-changing years — compelling images made their way out of the combat.
The social, economic, and cultural effects of the vietnam war: although people at first believed the us went into the vietnam war for a good cause, it proved to be exactly the opposite: a destructive effect on the social, economic, and cultural life of america. History which explain how outside factors influenced the conflict in vietnam in the years after world war ii (select all that apply) a a socialist student uprising in france in the late 1940s forced the french government to grant vietnam full independence and. History which explain how outside factors influenced the conflict in vietnam in the years after world war ii (select all that apply) a a socialist student uprising in france in the late 1940s forced the french government to grant vietnam full independence and immediately withdraw from the region. Since the us's involvement in vietnam was a part of the cold war struggle, (namely capitalism vs communism), the effect it had was initially ideological just like the war today, the social effect was a polarization with the counterculture emerging primarily on the left and the silent majority on the right. Published: tue, 11 jul 2017 the vietnam war was divisive for america for many reasons, but the debate about the role of the media has become almost as controversial as the war itself.
Vietnam is a distinct asian culture over 2,000 years old whose language is a separate member of the world family of languages the vietnamese originated from the red river delta in north vietnam, where they built a culture based on rice cultivation and local commerce. In the early 1960s, this policy led to us involvement in the controversial vietnam war, during which the united states attempted to keep south vietnam from falling under the control of communist.
The vietnam war was an emotional roller coaster for most of its participants therefore knowing what they thought and felt is therefore crucial when attempting to understand the war also, every film's main character and point of view was from that of a low ranking soldier in either the army or the marines. In my favorite book on the vietnam war, loren baritz's backfire, the author provides the logistical reason why the us couldn't win in vietnam essentially, he argues that the us military was designed, at that time, to fight wars like those in world war ii and korea. With inadequate government controls, the media was now able to publish uncensored pictures and videos showing the brutality of the war in vietnam and, thus, vastly influenced american public opinion in unprecedented proportion early years at the beginning of the war, the press had little interest in vietnam. What people, advice and factors influenced johnson's decision 2 explain why thailand, south korea, australia and new zealand contributed military forces to the war in vietnam.
Three factors in the vietnam-us relationship 16 march 2013 author: hai hong nguyen, uq optimism surrounding the potential vietnam-us strategic partnership has been riding high after john kerry, a vietnam war veteran and key player in the bilateral diplomatic relationship, became us secretary of state in february 2013. Hadyniak, kyle, how journalism influenced american public opinion during the vietnam war: a case study of the battle of ap bac, the gulf of tonkin incident, the tet offensive, and the my lai massacre (2015. The causes of the vietnam war trace their roots back to the end of world war ii a french colony , indochina (vietnam, laos, and cambodia) had been occupied by the japanese during the war in 1941, a vietnamese nationalist movement, the viet minh, was formed by ho chi minh to resist the occupiers.