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In Julyinternational peace agreements were signed in Geneva, stipulating that Vietnam be temporarily divided for two years in order to separate French and Viet Minh forces, and that unifying national elections be held in July The United States refused to sign or abide by the agreements.
The new government of South Vietnam was authoritarian, repressive, corrupt, and controlled by a foreign nation the U.
The rebellion grew into an insurgency war, which North Vietnam led by Ho began aiding in January The inability of the South Vietnamese government to defeat the insurgency led to a decision by the Johnson administration to deploy U. ByoverU. The American War in Vietnam was primarily fought in the south and largely against the rural population.
Between andthe United States dropped 6, tons of bombs on Southeast Asia, which was 2. The movement encompassed thousands of Vietnam veterans and active duty GIs as well as prominent religious leaders such as Martin Luther King.
Introduction The Vietnamese people, by and large, viewed American intervention in their country in much the same way as they viewed French colonization, as an unwanted imposition of foreign control.
When the French were defeated, the U. He was also immensely popular with the people — the George Washington of Vietnam — and would likely have been elected president had the U. In an interview with the American historian Christian Appy, General Vo Nguyen Giap, the military architect of victories over the French and the Americans, explained why Vietnamese resistance fighters fought and prevailed: We won the war because we would rather die than live in slavery.
Our history proves this. Our deepest aspiration has always been self-determination…. In my opinion, the Vietnam War was not in the American interest.
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Punishments included sitting in the pillory, whipping and having the tongue bored through with a red hot iron, and sitting on the gallows with a rope around the neck, as well as up to six months in gaol.