Varsha G. 1st period
This is Vietnamese men fighting the Americans.
The Vietnam flag was adopted in November 30, 1955. The gold star represents the unity of 5 groups of workers in building socialism. The red symbolizes revolution and bloodshed.
The Vietnamese dong was made in May 3, 1978, made by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Slogan: 'Land of the green'
Geography/ Climate of Vietnam
South China Sea
The South China sea is part of the Pacific ocean.
Gulf of Thailand
The Gulf of Thailand means Gulf of Siam. It is the arm of the South China sea.
This peninsula contains Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos.
This is a wedding in Vietnam, the one in the red is the bride, and the one in the blue is the groom.
Culture- the arts and other manifestations of other human intellectual achievements.
Celebration in Vietnam is huge. They wear red, and they bring dragons, and play lots of games and activities!
Part of a funeral
A pinch of rice is put into the mouth of the dead person.
This funeral is in Vietnam. The people around is the family.
Part of the funeral
3 coins are put between the teeth of the dead person.
2. 1945- Ho Chi Minh (father of Vietnam) declares independence for Vietnam
3. 1959- Vietnam war
4. 1975- Vietnam war ends
5. 1986- Nguyen Van Linh is the party leader. Introduces economic policy.
6. 1995- Vietnam becomes member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
7. 1997- Tran Duc Luong becomes the president, and Phan Van Khai becomes prime minister.
8. 2004- First US commercial flight since the end of the Vietnam war.
9. 2005- Prime Minister Phan Van Khai visits the US president after the war.
10. 2012- Vietnam surpasses Brazil to become the world's largest exporter of coffee.
Vietnam was ruled by the French in 1858. Vietnam is the light blue in the side.
Prime Minister Phan Van Khai
Vietnam is the world's largest exporter in coffee!
Vietnam, a communist country, has one of the fastest, growing economies in South Asia. Vietnam's full form is Socialist Republic of Vietnam. That is why it's also called the socialist state. Vietnam got their independence from France in September 2, 1945. September 2nd is also their national holiday. They got a new constitution in April 15, 1992. Of course, they have a national anthem! It's called 'Tien quan ca'. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SceSkkRtC2s
Rights of Vietnam
The rights in Vietnam is very similar to the U.S's rights. No drugs, no religious activists, and no terrorism. Rules we hear everyday. These are the main rules, though: Article 52: All citizens are equal before the law. That just means that everybody should be treated equally. Article 76: A citizen must show loyalty to his motherland. One who betrays his motherland is the most serious crime. That means not to hurt your country. Don't put bombs anywhere, things like that.
Citizens are allowed to vote at age 18, and older. They are still debating because of the Vietnam war. Their voting system is very similar to our voting system.
Vietnam exports oil, rice, coffee, rubber, and coal. Vietnam is famous for tea and rubber. So why not give them to other countries? They export coal to the US, because they really use it. The US uses 23% coal everyday. Countries give them (otherwise, known as imports), steel, electronics, and lots of equipment. We all need electronics, and so does Vietnam. Vietnam gets everything that they really need, like steel, which is used to make a lot of things, and electronics, which is also very important in our lives.
Exports and Imports
Imports:petroleum products, steel, electronics, and machinery and equipment
Market economy is when individuals determine for themselves what they want to do.
Top 10 exports list
Vietnam exports oil, garments, rice, coffee, rubber and coal.
Socialism + Market
Socialism and market needs a lot of planning and work!
This company should come to Vietnam to invest their company. Because, first of all, Vietnam is famous for having rubber. If this rubber company invests Vietnam, this would be good for Vietnam, and the rubber company. The US Rubber company has lots of rubber, and it would be even better if they invest Vietnam.
2. Capital Teas
This company was founded by Maryland, but this would be another great company to be in Vietnam. There is a reason why Vietnam is famous for exporting tea and rubber. Because they have a lot! Real tea leaves come from the Camilla bush, which is a very beautiful, big bush. Since they have a lot of tea, then Capital Teas should invest Vietnam.
3. American Rice Inc.
This company is in Houston, Texas, but this company should invest Vietnam. Vietnam has a lot of rice, so American Rice Inc. should invest Vietnam. Almost everything Vietnam exports, like say, rice, a rice company in the US should invest Vietnam. They have a lot of rice, so if this company invests Vietnam, then, they would do very well.
4. Alterra Coffee Roasters
Vietnam also exports a lot of coffee. In fact, they are the largest coffee exporter in the world! They just won over Brazil. Anyway, I think that Alterra will do very good if they invest Vietnam.
5. Aloha Petroleum
This company is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. They own most of the gas stations there. Vietnam is a big exporter in oil, so they should have a lot of it. Aloha Petroleum should invest Vietnam because then, they would have a lot of money!