An introduction to the declaration of independence by ho chi minh

His father was a public servant attached to the imperial court. In the s, Sun Vat Sen, the Chinese revolutionary and republican, had written extensively on American history in his Three Principles of the People. The result was that from the end of last year to the beginning of this year, from Quang Tri province to the North of Vietnam, more than two million of our fellow-citizens died from starvation.

Sent to Dept repeated to Paris I assure you of admiration and friendship we feel toward American people and its representatives here. They have built more prisons than schools.

They have invented numerous unjustifiable taxes and reduced our people, especially our peasantry, to a state of extreme poverty. He led the movement for Vietnamese independence and unity through struggles with FraHo Chi Minh was the founder and first leader of the Vietnamese Communist Party.

From the autumn ofour country had in fact ceased to be a French colony and had become a Japanese possession. They have acted contrary to the ideals of humanity and justice. Undersecretary of state Walter Bedell Smith delivered a "unilateral declaration" of the United States position, reiterating: The result was that, from the end of last year to the beginning of this year, from Quang Tri Province to the North of Viet-Nam, more than two million of our fellow citizens died from starvation.

Messages to America: The Letters of Ho Chi Minh

The ICP reacted by focusing its operations on rural areas, where the French held less sway. They have fettered public opinion; they have practiced obscurantism against our people. Ho Chi Minh too turned to the United States for inspiration.

They have fettered public opinion; they have practiced obscurantism against our people. Measures are being taken to prevent further such incidents. They married in the same place where Zhou Enlai had married earlier and then lived in the residence of a Comintern agent, Mikhail Borodin.

September 2, 1945: Ho Chi Minh Declares Vietnamese Independence

As land was progressively co-opted by large landholders, the number of landless peasants grew. No matter what the case news moves us deeply and we will do utmost to search out culprits and punish them severely. All the peoples on the earth are equal from birth, all the peoples have a right to live, to be happy and free.

After the Japanese had surrendered to the Allies, our whole people rose to regain our national sovereignty and to found the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

The entire country was made a French "protectorate" in We, the Provisional Government of the new Viet Nam, representing the entire Vietnamese people, hereby declare that from now on we break off all relations of a colonial character with France; cancel all treaties signed by France on Viet Nam, and abolish all privileges held by France in our country.

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But instead of agreeing to this proposal, the French colonialists only intensified their terrorist activities against the Viet Minh. We assure you we are as profoundly affected by death of any American resident in this country as by that of dearest relatives. Foreign Languages Publishing House, —6217— Notwithstanding all this, our fellow citizens have always manifested toward the French a tolerant and humane attitude.

To weaken our race they have forced us to use opium and alcohol. They have built more prisons than schools. Our people have broken the chains which for nearly a century have fettered them and have won independence for the Fatherland.

Their sufferings and miseries increased. Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, September 2, September 2, "All men are created equal; they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.

A people who have courageously opposed French domination for more than eighty years, a people who have fought side by side with the Allies against the fascists during these last years, such a people must be free and independent.

Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

The truth is that we have wrested our independence from the Japanese and not from the French.On September 2,Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the independent Democratic Republic of Vietnam in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh square. The first lines of his speech repeated verbatim the famous second paragraph of America’s Declaration of Independence.

- Ho Chi Minh was a communist and fought against Japan to secure Independence - Ho Chi Minh won and soon issued a Declaration of Independence 2 Declaration of Independence Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh, Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Viet–Nam

Following Emperor Bảo Đại's abdication on 2 SeptemberHồ Chí Minh read the Declaration of Independence of Vietnam under the name of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh on Revolution and War, Selected Writings – New American Library. Biography. Morris, Virginia and Hills, Clive. The Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam who had previously met Ho Chi Minh in Southern China arrived in Hanoi on a mercy mission to liberate allied POWs and were accompanied by Jean This immortal statement was made in the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America in In a.

33 “Declaration of Independence, Democratic Republic of Vietnam* Ho Chi Minh (Hanoi, 2 September ). (SEPTEMBER 2, ) "All men are created equal.

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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, Ho Chi Minh (‐) led the Viet Minh independence movement from the late s onward.

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