Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Vietnam map & open notes quiz Fri, Nov 17
More class notes -
Viet map (you need 8 items for the quiz):
Thanh pho Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon)
South China Sea
Vietnam conflict - 5 presidents involved -
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon
Indochina - region between India and China: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Cambodia.
Angkor Wat temple - Hindu, then Buddhist
Vietnam - Buddhist, then Catholic under the French.
Award-winning collection of short stories about Vietnamese people living in Louisiana: A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain (R.O. Butler)
Comparing the gemstones mined in India and those of S. E. Asia.