The Hmong culture goes back thousands of years. The Hmong’s history is littered with battles, to which they always fought or migrated somewhere new, refusing to accept assimilation or persecution. The majority of these battles came with the Chinese who referred to the Hmong as barbarians. The Chinese wanted to rule over them while the Hmong bitterly defended their civil liberties and freedom, in the end just wanting to be left alone. Eventually the Hmong would migrate to Indochina to flee the Chinese, settling in lands no one else wanted in search of peace.
The Han emperor initially settled for the Vietnam’s ruler’s admission of his vassal status and periodic payments of tribute. But later on, they thought it was best to conquer the feisty Vietnamese outright and to govern them directly using Chinese officials. This is what led to the influences of China into Vietnam as their conflict began. The Vietnamese decided to co-operate with heir northern neighbors so that they could provide a great deal of knowledge for them. 5) Funan collapsed slowly during the 6th century C.E.
Why Europe? Anan Patel 12/16/13 The Europeans were the first people to explore and conquer the rest of the world. But, before they explored the world the Chinese had started this voyage project also, but they eventually receded from this because they were looking to focus more on domestic matters (DOC 2, 3, 4, and 5). The reason why Europe succeeded and the others didn’t because Europe already had advantages in society because of the plant and animal domestication, also they had enough competition between the different European countries to go out on voyages to look for more (DOC 1, 6, 7, 9) . On the other hand, the other countries weren’t able to succeed because they conquered by Europeans or their population died out from diseases or plagues (DOC 4, 5, 8).
Erick Romero 10/19/14 2A Explain the origin(s) of the Chinese Civil War, and to what extent was the Communist victory due to the use of guerrilla warfare In the early 20th century, China ran into political turmoil. With the revolution in 1911, in which the last dynasty, the Manchu dynasty was overthrown. The new Republic failed to set hold on China and warlord era would start. But China continued to be oppressed by many foreign powers because it lacked a strong central government. The Chinese Civil War was caused by two opposed political parties, the communists and the nationalists, to see who would be able to restore order and regain central power over China to bring it back to its glory.
Peasant rebellions began to arise. They received no benefits from the city; the city tried its best to remain separate from them. The Chinese then developed a justice system to stop the outbreaks of rebellions. The idea from the Chinese authority was that peace must keep intact. Many people did not agree with the authority they had over the people.
Much of Vietnam's history has been under foreign rule by the Chinese. In 1860 France began its domination and had to regain the former territories in the region. Between 1955 and 1960, the North Vietnamese tried to take over the government in South Vietnam. In 1963 President Diem was overthrown and executed. After this incident they had the drive to take over the whole country.
He ordered many scholars to be buried alive because they secretly kept books that weren’t allowed to be viewed. He even ordered 460 Confucianists, followers of Confucius, to be buried alive for daring to disagree with him and 700 more stoned to death by his soldiers. He confiscated weapons and implemented a harsh legal system to punish offenses. All people under Qin Shi Huang were equal before the law. People who breaks them would be punished severely.
For example there were the Delaware Indians that, similar to Tecumseh, had tried for years to hold onto their tribal lands but regardless of their treaties and pleading for government assistance, witnessed the incoming settlers take as they pleased and even sell as their own to others the Delaware lands. (Donald H. Kent) There was the infamous event known as the Trail of Tears, the many instances of countless Indians massacred in their villages by the Army and their continual forced movement by the United States, eventually leading to their resettlement onto reservation land that was far less suitable than the land stolen from them. The United States Government owes the Original Americans very much. So much it could never be
Following after that was the Han dynasty. The ruling class was mainly emperors on top and then soldiers and ending up with the peasants at the very bottom. Trade helped gain new territories and advance to new lands. The Great Wall of China was being built at this time to keep out the barbarians. The barbarians were on attack to take over China.
This happens when a person falls considerably ill and an experienced shaman determines that they have received the blessing. Following this the person goes with an instructor for several years to learn of the traditions of the shaman and Hmong people. One of the most devastating events in Hmong history is the Vietnam War. Despite being told that they would receive aid from the United States in exchange for military support, the Hmong were left in disarray after the war. The Hmong were forced to remain on the run from communist groups as those that were identified for helping the US were thrown in reeducation camps.