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  • American Aid To South Vietnam
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    The War in Vietnam Direct U.S. military participation in The Vietnam War, the nation's longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U. S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in every major American city. Despite these enormous costs and their accompanying public and private trauma for the American people, the United S...
  • Constituencies And Programs Of Somoza And Torrijos
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    Central America, considerably more so than the rest of Latin America, has been a region of great political turmoil. In addition to its inherent instability, there has always been a pronounced foreign interest in the area. Central America is geopolitically important to the United States, who considers the area to be the center of her sphere of influence in Latin America. Of the five countries, the two that have been affected the most by U.S. interests throughout their history have undoubtedly bee...
  • Nato Involvement
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    The Balkans have been a very unstable region for hundreds of years. The reason for contention is because of ethnic origin and disputes of which race owns which land... That is the reason for the dispute over Kosovo is because of the same thing. This is a very complicated situation, that I don't really know everything about. I just kind of know the basics. Back in the 1500 hundreds, the Serbs conquered the Kosovo area, slowly and gradually over the years the Ethnic Albanians started occupying the...
  • U.S. Involvement In The Vietnam War
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    Though out history, American has had its hand in conflict with other countries. Some of those conflicts have turned out into wars. Looking back at America's "track record" with war, America has a worthy past of having its citizen's support. Obviously the two World Wars we not controversial. The United States in the Korean War was criticized, fairly, for its strategy, but the need to defend South Korea was never questioned. In only the Vietnam War was the United States' very participation critici...
  • U.S. Involvement In Hawaii
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    Period 3 November 9, 2000 Does Imperialism Really Work Imperialism is a policy by a stronger nation to create an empire by dominating weaker nations economically, politically, culturally, or militarily. It doesn't work for the most part. It strains relations between countries and generally creates bad feelings. Almost every time the United States got involved in a foreign place it caused trouble. The main times that strained relations occurred were durring the late eighteen hundreds in Latin Ame...
  • Cia Involvement In Angola
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    In past centuries, Angola was among the areas most-devastated by the slave trade. In recent decades, it has been afflicted with wars. However, in both eras, much of the violence was driven by powerful external forces. This is because Angola, with an abundance of oil and other resources, could develop into a very prosperous country if led and controlled by the right power. In 1975 Angola was released from colonialism by Portugal. This pivotal event in history sparked the beginning of a massive co...

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