Ho Chi Minh Vietnam War Analysis

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As stated by Ho Chi Minh, “All men are created equal. They are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” (Lawrence, p27). With these powerful words, one might ask should we all help each other out when in need. No matter how risky the situation is or should we only risk it if it helps our country? At first glance I would say yes, we should assist the Vietnam’s while assisting other countries in the war also. This means both North Vietnam and South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh stated in a news article that “Even though all women are born free the French still prisoned the Vietnam 's people for eight years” (http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5139/). During this time frame the French built more prisons and less education centers as promised to the Vietnam’s. They stole everything that the Vietnamese worked so hard to achieve, leaving them poor and confused on what to do next. Ho Chi Minh desperately tried to find a country to become allies with; but with no other choice Ho Chi Minh finally turned to communism shortly after the French had withdrawn themselves from the Vietnam’s land. Ho Chi Minh figured this would be the best way to save his country and help his people. While Ho Chi Minh figured communism would be the best for his country, other Vietnamese thought otherwise. With this caused a separation between the North and South Vietnamese. According to Lawrence the Northern Vietnamese troops
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