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  1. Bell Ringer • Read “The Long War: America in Vietnam” (pgs 746-747) • Respond, on your own paper, to the following questions • What role might the U.S. play in Vietnam’s economic recovery? • What are some lessons the U.S. might have learned from this war?

  2. Bell Ringer Responses • Help develop its petroleum industry and buy oil from them; provide loans; encourage businesses to invest in Vietnam; trade with Vietnamese companies; outsource offices/branches/plants to Vietnam • Superior technology does not guarantee victory; people’s resolve to fight should not be underestimated; long-term effects of chemical warfare cannot be known until it’s too late

  3. Cambodian Genocide

  4. Cambodian Genocide • What important event happened in 1953? • Gained independence after century of French rule • Almost completely Buddhist • Ruled by Prince Sihanouk

  5. Cambodian Genocide 2. How did the Vietnam War impact life in Cambodia? • At first neutral under Sihanouk • Opened port to Vietnamese communists • US allowed to bomb Viet Cong in Cambodia • Lon Nol then allowed US to roam free in Cambodia • Around 750,000 Cambodians killed

  6. Cambodian Genocide 3. What happened in 1970? Who took control? • Prince Sihanouk was deposed in coup and exiled (China) • Comes back, joins Khmer Rouge & Pol Pot (communists) to fight Lon Nol • US backed Lon Nol (military) made president of Khmer Republic

  7. Cambodian Genocide 4. What did the Khmer Rouge do in 1975? • Defeated Lon Nol’s army in civil war • Led by Pol Pot (had N. Vietnamese training, support from China)

  8. Cambodian Genocide 5. After Pol Pot took control of the govn’t, what happened to Cambodian cities? • Forced to leave (killed if refused) • People must be agricultural laborers on collective farms

  9. Cambodian Genocide 6. Describe how every day life changed for Cambodians when the Khmer Rouge came to power. • Children taken, put in separate labor camps • Factories, schools, hospitals shut down • Professionals murdered • Banned religion, music, radio • Shot for wearing glasses, laughing, crying • Minority grps. murdered

  10. Cambodian Genocide 7. Did Pol Pot trust all his party members? What did he do? • No, constantly interrogated own members- imprisoned & executed on slight suspicion 8. What major event occurred in Cambodia in 1978? • Vietnam invaded & overthrew Khmer Rouge

  11. Cambodian Genocide 9. By 1989, what was the human, political, and social state of Cambodia? • Temporary coalition govn’t, legal to own land • State religion= Buddhism • Name officially restored

  12. Cambodian Genocide 10. What was largely discovered in 1995? • Mass graves from the killing fields