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Asian history is a term that refers to the collective history and recorded events in Asia, including events that occurred in numerous distinct regions in Asia, such as South Asia, East Asia and the Middle East.
Vietnam has a long history of occupation and war. For 2,000 years it was intermittently independent and dominated by China. In 1883, it was colonized by France. Vietnam fought a war of independence against the French from 1946 - 1954 and was embroiled in a war with the U.S. from 1965 - 1974. After t…
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Answer Media criticism of the war and antiwar activism in America. Restrictions placed by civilian politicians on the military's operations or, conversely, blamed U.S. military chiefs for not providing civilian laders with a sound strategy for victory. U.S. leaders underestimated the tenacity o…
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%REPLIES% Answer If you're interested in him, the old advice is still the best: let the guy lead the dance. Smile, be attentive to what he's saying, see if you click in that way. It sounds promising. Answer I agree with Answerman too. Take it slow and easy, but eventually, if he doesn't …
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The effort to create a French Colony in Indochina began during the reign of Louis XVI. It had two important roots, the first was religion and the desire to bring this heathen people into the Catholic Church. The second was trade or the lust for monetary gain. After the conclusion of the Franco Chin…
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The word Vietnam is derived from two Chinese words meaning "the Viet kin in the South". Traditionally, the people of Vietnam have been regarded by westerners as staunchly xenophobic, and, as such, have been viewed as having a long standing contempt for Chinese influence on the region. Border and isl…
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The French tryed to get back their colony which they lost in 1940 because of Germany. When the French got ther communist was spreading at the north of Vietnam, resulting in there return they had a battle at Dien Bien Phu in May 1954. The French lost the battle and went back home. Communist was spre…
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It officially sent troops in 1963. It had been supplying materiel and providing military advisers from 1961.
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The Vietnam war lasted 16 years. 1959-1975
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The 17th parallel division between North and South Vietnam was the result of a Chinese proposal at the Geneva Conference of 1954 which ended the French war in Vietnam. China did not want a strong, unified Vietnam on its southern border and easily convinced the great powers to go along with their pro…
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After years of futile efforts to maintain a colonial presence in Viet Nam, the French finally got a tremedous butt-whupping at Dien Bien Phu, I think it was. After being thoroughly trounced by the Vietnamese forces, France finally gave up and went home. This prolonged a centuries-old tradition of th…
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The north was communist, the south was capitalist, which was determined by their supporter states, the USSR and the US after independence in 1954, however, this division was only meant to be temporary, with elections to re-unify the country.During the Nguyen Dynasty, The Nguyen agreed to leave half …
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The French were originally the predominant foreign power in Vietnam (formerly French Indochina), but Chinese troops invaded to support the leader of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, in his attempt to turn the south communist. The French were struggling and were assisted by America, who had an deep fear o…
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Australia has introduced the Colombo plan that allows Asian students to study here. The abolishment of the White Australia Policy was also another big step in accepting Asians. There are also many counter terrorism alliences that have been formed with aisa and the recent Tsunami aid is an example of…
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Pretty much the same as today. Cooking, cleaning, watching the children, making clothes, laundry, dishes, bearing children, and teaching her girls how to cook and clean. That was just the wives. Women existed who were professial party-goers, entertaining rich men and their 'needs'. They satisfied …
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1000 males : 880 females
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The paper was inveted by the Chinese so that they could write smoothlyIt probably invented paper to record thing they traded, what they produced, and other thing.Before they had used paper for writing they actually used it for clothing such a jackets and shoes and other things
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Any excuse for a kiss!Some people have the superstition that failing to kiss someone on New Year's Eve predicts a year of loneliness. It is also thought that person you spend the first moments of the new year with will set the tone for the rest of the year. In Biblical times the act of kissing or t…
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i think that indias population ratio in 2050 will be less than it is now coz ther every where appart from India
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It certainly brought SEA to the world's attention for one. It created a second language (French) and a new religion or two (Catholic), caused a few evolutions in dress, road construction, and architecture. And last, but not least, this led to the French and American and Indian Wars. The British won…
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Answer Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and pretty much took over the entire Pacific Ocean. On top of that we dropped atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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because, the main reason the US was in Vietnam was to help south Vietnam resist communism. we were there to train the South vietnamese to defend themselves and we felt they were ready to take over. obviously, we were wrong. We also didn't want to sacrifice to many of our soldiers when we got atack…
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but seriously, that's why God invented timing lights. Shine them on your crank pulley. The manual with the timing light should explain things betterremove rubber plug from transmission bell housing located on drivers side .start the engine and warm engine to normal operating temperature (failure to …
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Answer The western powers (British Empire, Dutch merchant companies/VOC, French, Portugese and Spanish) came to Asia for one main reason : to control the spice trading. Back in the imperialism/colonization era, East, South, and Southeast Asia was the Middle East and spice was the oil of present d…
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while England had a well-developed rail system, Japan depended on water transportation
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any good encyclopedia ---------------------------------------------- assface wrote the thing above first of all do you go to haileybury & are in pathway 1? 2ndly if u find a good site for this please tell me. My friend and i doing a project are doing a project on viet and she told me google…
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i believe, such wars are never won, a win in such a situation is a defeat/loss.a war between two brother, even if one is ridiculous, should not take place in first place, supposedly, if it takes place, then, the harm and damage to any brother is a damage to the later. he agrees to it or not. so, tal…
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In southeast Asia, the imperialists applied to principal of maximum extraction of natural resources, then focusing on improving the infrastructure of the occupied countries. Industries such as mining, agricultural and exports grew. However, the slow moving wheels of bureaucracy caused resentment and…
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Boat people are refugees from Vietnam trying to flee Vietnam after the war ended in 1975.In 1954. Vietnam was divided into the North (Communism) and South (Demoracy). The North was supported by the Chinese and Soviet Union bloc. The South was backed by the U.S and its allies. During that year the Vi…
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The effects of imperialism are both positive and negative. The positive effects are banning inhumane traditional practices such as sati and the dowry system, promoting widow remarriage and prohibiting child marriage. The negative effects are that Britain caused the traditional industries to crash. A…
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A biographer during Roman Emperor Hadrian's time summed up the purpose for the wall as " to separate the Romans from the barbarians."
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Viet Congs: North communist Vietnamese supporters of the communist Front in North Vietnam during the Vietnam War (known in Vietnam as the American War). The Viet Congs fought against both the government/military of South Vietnam and the armed forces of the United States between 1959 and 1975. They…
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Answer Among other things, vast areas were turned into tea plantations. Answer In India, particularly in bengal, the britishers forced local farmers to plant Indigo,which they exported to European market for largescale use to prepare blue 'dye' for booming industry.The entire land was used for …
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Yellow on June 9th in Thailand June 9, 2006 is celebrating the Thai King's 60th year on the throne. He is the longest ruling monarch in the world today. Everyone wears yellow because it is the King's color and everyone wants to respect the King by wearing his color. Yellow is his color because he…
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After Ho's death in '69, North Vietnam was run by a committee. A: Le Duan was the leader of North Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh, although they appeared to be collective in their decision making.
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The great wall of China is the longest wall in the world, some astronauts have even claimed to see it from space.
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They were brightly colored clothing normally made in silk. They only wear them to special occasions though. In everyday life they normally wear Western style clothing. Like many other parts of Southeast Asia, the Thai traditional costumes have variations in the various regions - North, Northeast, C…
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I have an incomplete answer for this. I just got a tattoo of a koi fish that I designed (without the spot). I got it done in Japan and the tattoo artist decided to add it. He explained to me that it when a koi fish gets older...something something...and that it was very japanese. I has something to …
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Vietnam + Cambodia
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1,139,964,932. It is forever rising, and extremely overpopulated.
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they liked to help them in agricultural advances Positive:better infrastructure, increased communication with European countries, exchange of technologyNegative:prejudice, got rid of some Asian culture
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Answer Vietnam Vets - Thank you .. and PLEASE .. feel free to correct me.. like I state.. I am only a history buff. Strictly from a historian's viewpoint ~ more horrible and intense than anyone not experiencing combat can imagine. The enemy was underground or hidden in heavy vegetation shootin…
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China is an ancient civilization, however, many civilizations are much older. Iran is the oldest civilization on Earth -- 1,000 years older than China. Although the Chinese did invent some things, most notably gun powder, many of the inventions claimed by China were actually invented elsewhere. For …
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Because France wanted to trade with inner china. Ghey wanted to take Vietnam, because they thought that they could get to China through there, but they realized that they couldn't after the colonization was already complete. This was due to very high waterfalls. France also wanted rubber, which wa…
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== Answer = The word Brahmin connotes thing which is "Brahma' who is a Hindu god who created this universe. The knowledge which was held in creation of the universe is called "Brahmmah". And the keeper of this knowledge is called a "Brahmin". Thus a Brahmin is the keeper of knowledge ,--the knowle…
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Sudha Murthy was born on August 19, 1950.
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The east Asian roots of World War II are found in Japan. The island country needed more resources for industrialization. It began invading and occupying other nations to get to the resources.
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Answer Anatolia
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The general response of China to pressures from the Colonial Powers of the West in the 15th to 18th centuries was to close its doors: it was not interested in engaging in any systematic trading with the West. Soon, however, very limited trade was allowed, although mainly confined to strictly control…
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Asian-Americans shouldn't really belong to a single Asian-American culture to begin with. If anything, notice how there are many groups separated by their ethnicities. Korean-AmericansVietnamese-AmericansChinese-AmericansJapanese-AmericansFilipino-Americansheck even TAIWANESE-Americans.So the answer…
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AnswerBecause there are many different social classes in Vietnam and they liked the idea of having equal distributions of wealth among their society regardless of who their occupation. They wanted their government to own the countries goods and services and have a one-party government with a control…
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For one, imperialism helped China be the economically strong and communist country it is today. Only after imperialism was an actually "poor" class introduced in China. Many languages of China were lost, along with many traditions. Conditions of the Treaty of NanjingI. Lasting peace between the two…
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Answer Mehmet Resat was the ruler of Turkey during the 1st World War. Altough he was the official ruler of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was leading the country to overcome the sovereignity and bring back the democracy. Mehmet Resat died in July 1919. From July to November(last four months of …
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Agriculture: Agriculture was the main occupation of the Indus Valley people. Crops such as wheat, barley, peas and bananas were raised. In the olden days, there was enough rain in that region and occasional floods brought a great deal of fertile soil to the area. People used to plough the la…
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In the Christmas Eve of 1886, Narendra and eight other disciples took formal monastic vows, and he took the name "Swami Bibidishananda".[55] In 1893 he was given the name "Vivekananda" by Ajit Singh, the Maharaja of Khetri.
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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The SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation) alliance was an alliance to sanction the U.S presence in Vietnam. The treaty was between the representatives of Australia, France, Great Britain, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, and the United States.
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The Chinese government want a State Religion run by the government. Fortunately the Chinese people have a mind of their own and now there are many religions (Some underground or run in secret) but nonethe less people want the freedom to worship who and where they wish. The Mormons already have a Tem…
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PeopleThe wall was designed by Maya Ying Ling
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The largest town in the world was Kiruna in Sweden, but now, M.T Isa in Australia is the biggest town in the world. Your answer must be based on the biggest metropolitan population in the world, and that's Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo, Japan
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Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali poet, musician, and author, and was the first South Asian to be awarded a Nobel Prize (Literature, 1913). In 1915, he was knighted by George V.
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Japan didn't get bombed in WW1 but they got hit the a hydrogen bomb in WW2
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Ngo Dinh Diem Nguyen Cao Ky the next significant and Nguyen Van Thieu was the last significant president of South Vietnam. There were several others, but were not real critical.
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Ngô Đình Diệm Jean BaptisteCorrection:Nguyn Vn Thiu should spell Nguyen Van Thieu. He was replaced by Tran Van Huong not by Ngo Dinh Diem. Ngo Dinh Diem was replaced by Nguyen Van Thieu.
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With the fall of Rome, the Silk Road lost guards and it became unsafe. It was used again at a later time under the Mongols.
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Legalism did not last long at all. This is because the Qin Dynasty that discovered legalism did not last long at all either.
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Buddhism believes that there shall not be peace or love. buddhists have no friends, only enemies and hate to love. you should fear a Buddhist for they enjoy killing. slow deaths are most common because they are so cruel.that is defenitly not true you .................................................…
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Texas Tech University actually holds one of the most prestigious Vietnam Archives for the war as well as Vietnam culture in the World.
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Ho Chi Minh
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Sumatra is an island in Indonesia with coordinates 0°00′N, 102°00′E, right on the equator.
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Krishna did not ride a chariot in Mahabharata war. Krishna was rather the charioteer of Arjuna's Chariot. There is no mention of Arjuna's chariot's name.
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The British used mercantilism to control India. Indians would grow the necessary materials for making cloth, then they would ship them to Britain to get spun into cloth, then the clothes would be sold back to the Indian people. Britain put an unbearable tax on salt, but people had to purchase it bec…
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As defined by Dictionary.com, a natural resource is something, such as a forest, mineral deposit, or fresh water, that is found in nature and is necessary or useful to humans.
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Answer King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalia
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1. Couldn't isolate it.2. Couldn't invade it (North Vietnam).3. Couldn't nuke it (North Vietnam).
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The fall of communism took place around 1989-1991 with the tearing down of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the former Soviet Union, and it's satellite allies. This was a great and celebrated liberation, after decades of austere and difficult life behind the Iron Curtain for millions. Now, apparentl…
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Indonesia has a lot of different characteristics, such as there are a bunch of different islands located there. There are also a lot of volcanoes, and earthquakes.
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First millennium BC. Based upon historical records that is more or less true. In between the periods of 950 BC until the Alexander's conquest near Indus river at or around 326 BC Magadha Dynasties were predominantly Hindu based and welcomed open debates and challenges to the beliefs of vedas [Altho…
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Answer:Sanskrit was the very first language spoken by human.Prove1-: Maatri is Sanskrit word means Mother In Hindi it is Mata. And in German it is matair and in English it is Mother.Prove2-:Gow is Sanskrit word means Cow. So cow is also related to SanskritSo Sanskrit is first language spoken by huma…
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There is a caste called 'Samban' in Kerala which comes under Scheduled Caste in Kerala state.
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People - most people who are in Taiwan are decendents of ChinaLanguage - both country's official spoken language is MandarinChina read and write in simplified ChineseTaiwan read and write in traditional MaderinThe People's Republic of China (PRC) is commonly called "China" and has control over mainl…
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Imperialism, led to wars between other European nations. Imperialism in Asia became a negative force in that it released its liberal ideas on the homefront in pursuit to influence colonies away.
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During the Cold War, the People's Republic of China faced internal and external challenges during the Cold War. Internally, the devastation from World War II and from the civil conflict with the Nationalists was immense: China needed to rebuild while, at the same time, transforming the country into …
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The US began sending "military advisors" along with the CIA in 1955, shortly after hostilities began between the North and South. By 1960, there were a considerable number of non-combat US military in the country. It was not until the Tonkin Gulf incident in 1964 that President Lyndon Johnson decide…
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No screw you. Asians are smart they study and try hard in fact most Asians has a better percentage of smart people than stupid and lazy people. Sometimes the bad part about Asians are that they play a lot of video games. I'm Asian but I'm not really smart and not stupid I'm in between.
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The countries of Eastern Europe (which became satellites of the USSR after World War 2) in most cases did not accept aid under the Marshall Plan because of their control by Moscow.
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Declaration of martial law in 1958 was solely due to the fast political manoeuvrings and changes that took place in the country. During the period of 1955-57, a period of uncertainty prevailed as four Prime Ministers changed posts. Iskander Mirza was appointed as the First President of Pakistan unde…
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Japan has developed a democratic govermment, as opposed to a feudalistic government or a shogunate. The culture is different too.
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The Chinese lost the Opium Wars because the British had superior arms.^wrong actually its  Chinese weapons were no match for British gunboats. To be more specific:(partly taken from a forum)I. The Chinese did not take the war seriously at all until too little too lateII. The British naval supr…
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Answer North and South Vietnam are now united under a central government, with its capital in Hanoi. There is no longer any dispute between the former nations.
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Because the northern forces (NVA) thoroughly defeated the southern forces (ARVN). However, in all fairness, it must be said that Congress (US) had terminated all funds for the southern forces. The ARVNs had no fuel for their aircraft, no fuel for their tanks, and no shells for their artillery; they…
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The USA became involved in 1960, when President Kennedy sent military advisors to Vietnam. The nation was in a civil war. The US began to send troops in a large scale around 1964. At one point the US had 500,000 troops in Vietnam. The US was trying to keep communism from spreading in southeast Asia.…
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Islam spread to southeast Asia in the 1300s, beginning with Sumatra (Indonesia). It spread through trade and through sufis (Muslim mystics)
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