HIS 112 11.08 - info (lecture notes, textbook, etc) Vietnam...

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HIS 112 11.08.10
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FINAL EXAM Friday, December 10 - 9:00 a.m. In this room final exam schedule info is on the registrar’s website.
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Essay 2 Opinion essay In your opinion, did the Civil Rights Movement achieve its goals?
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Essay 2 To answer this: Argue either yes or no You will need to: Define the Civil Rights Movement and its goals State your position Use historical information to back up your position Use what you know about current day civil rights issues Conclude with why this info backs up your point
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Essay 2 The historical information should come from the texts and lectures of this class (this is NOT a big-deal research project) You still have to cite the source of your
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Unformatted text preview: info (lecture notes, textbook, etc) Vietnam French colony since mid-19 th century Occupied by Japan in WWII After WWII: what should we do with former colonies? Vietnam wants Independence Cold War worries Worried about communists in Vietnam France gets back control Viet Minh army had been fighting the Japanese, now start fighting the French re-occupiers Backed by Chinese and Soviet money Dien Bien Phu The French were surrounded by the Vietmihn. They asked for US help. Eisenhower declined to help the French, "the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time French had to surrender. Gulf of Tonkin...
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