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Asian notes from 12/9/11
What is area causes the major problems in Southeast China?
What was the capital of the ancient culture in Indo-China?
Where is the area that was Hue now?
the middle of Vietnam
Where were the great culture of Indo-China located?
What were the cities called that housed the major culture in Cambodia?
When did the French take over Indo-China?
Who banded together to fight the French in Indo-China?
What interupted the fight between the Vietminh and the French?
Where were the French caught when thay asked the US to help them in their fight with the Vietminh?
mountainous area close to Laos called Dien Bien Phu
Who in the US senate led the vote to not let the US get involved in the battle going on in Vietnam?
Who is the president that leads during the Vietnam war?
How did Lydon Johnson become president?
He was Kennedy's vice president
Kennedy was assassinated
How did the fight between the Vietmihn and the French end?
the French just left
What conference was held to talk about Indo-China in 1954?
the Geneva conference
How did they end up dividing Indo-China?
into 4 parts
Northern Vietnam, Southern Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
What government was Northern Vietnam?
What kind of government was Southern Vietnam?
How was the governement chosen for both Laos and Cambodia?
they went back into their ancient history and picked out a royal family to put on the throne
When Northen Vietnam started tunneling down into Southern Vietnam what name did the Vietminh begin to be called instead?
How were sent out to Southern Vietnam as advisors?
the green berets
What happened in Vietnam in the latter 1950's?
one of the green beret advisors was killed
What was sent after the green beret advisor was killed?
a battalion of soldiers
How came up with the Hamlet system and where had they used it before?
What was it called when the US troops woudl fence up a village and create a curfew and anyone outside the village by curfew was killed?
the Hamlet System
Who were gorilla warfare fighters from Nepal?
What new invention turned the Vietnam conflict upside-down?
Who declared us the winner of the Vietnam war and sent the troops home?
Who took over Cambodia?
a radical communist
What did the radical communist leader of Cambodia do to the people?
killed 1 million people
he killed all the educated people first
What is it called when you trade with a country that has a policy you are against because they provide the products you want?
What is the 4th quad of the Pacific World called?
How big is Midway island?
no bigger than a runway
What people live in Micronesia?
What kind of islands are in Micronesia?
What is the 3rd quad in the Pacific World called?
What are most of the people from Melanesia?
What are most of the islands in Melanesia?
How is coral made?
lots of sun and shallow water
What is the sea in Melanesia called?
the coral sea
What is the name for the 1st and 2nd quads in the Pacific World?
What kind of people live in Polynesia?
What does James Mitchner call the people of Polynesia?
"the Golden Man"
What are most of the islands in Polynesia?
How are the islands in the Pacific World categorized?
by the type of island they are
volcanic, coral, or continental
What explorer went throughout the Pacific World and charted it?
Where did Captain Cook die?
the Sandwich islands
What are the Sandwich islands now called?
the Hawaiian islands
What did the Westerners sometimes called the Pacific world islands?
the coconut civilization
Why weren't people very interested in the Pacific world?
they didn't have gold or silver
Who first started gathering up land in the Pacific world and when?
What areas in the Pacific world do we own?
What was the book that talked about how the Westerners destroyed the society of the Pacific islands?
the Fatal Impact
How did the Fatal Impact say were destroyed the Pacific island's society?
we brought disease
we brought fire arms and liqueur
we brought our religion