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War in Southeast Asia. 15.4 Notes. 15.3 Mini-Notes! Part 1 China. China become communist under dictator Mao Zedong Totalitarian State Collectivized Agriculture Great Leap Forward-1958-1960- An effort to increase production and agriculture that proved to be a failure

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War in southeast asia

War in Southeast Asia

15.4 Notes


15 3 mini notes part 1 china

15.3 Mini-Notes! Part 1 China

  • China become communist under dictator Mao Zedong

    • Totalitarian State

    • Collectivized Agriculture

  • Great Leap Forward-1958-1960- An effort to increase production and agriculture that proved to be a failure

  • Cultural Revolution- an attempt to purge China of “bourgeois” tendencies. Led to attacks and mobs on many.

  • China becomes an important power center for the Cold War between U.S. and Soviets


15 3 mini notes part 2 korea

15.3 Mini Notes! Part 2 Korea

  • After WWII Korea was occupied- divided on the 38th parallel.

  • Kim Il Sung- Communist dictator of North Korea, backed by Soviets

  • Syngman Rhee- dictator of South Korea, backed by U.S.

  • June 1950- North Korea invades South to reunite their country

  • U.N. Peacekeeping forces push them back, move into North Korea

  • China gets involved, U.N. pushed south of 38th parallel

  • Armistice ends the war- 38th becomes a DMZ


Korean war

Korean War


I indochina after world war ii

I. Indochina After World War II

  • French had occupied Vietnam as a colonial power

  • Ho Chi Minh-nationalist and communist who had fought the Japanese

  • Dienbienphu- 1954 battle convinced French to leave Vietnam


Ii vietnam is divided

II. Vietnam is Divided

  • Vietnam was divided into North (communist) and South (non-communist)

  • Ngo Dinh Diem- leader of South Vietnam, dictatorial but non-communist


Iii america enters the vietnam war

III. America Enters the Vietnam War

  • Ho Chi Minh- wants to reunite Vietnam

    • Viet Cong- Minh’s communist rebels

  • U.S. initially only sent supplies and advisors

  • North Vietnamese attacked a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Gulf of Tonkin

    • 3 days later thought they were attacked again

  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution- 1964 gave the President a blank check in Vietnam

  • Domino Theory-belief that if South Vietnam falls to communism the rest of Southeast Asia would also fall


Iv war in vietnam

IV. War in Vietnam

  • guerrillas- small groups of loosely organized soldiers making surprise raids

  • U.S. failed to stop the Viet Cong

  • The Tet Offensive- major North Vietnamese assault cause U.S. public opinion to turn against the war


V the vietnam war ends

V. The Vietnam War Ends

  • Protests against the war at home in the U.S. ended the war

  • North Vietnamese take the South two years after the peace


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