. Discuss the reasons for the colonization of Vietnam by the French

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Ans: There were several reasons for the colonization of Vietnam

i. After Industrial revolution, like other European nations, French required raw material to feed their industries. Colonies were needed for market for French industries

ii. French also need natural resources and essential good for the expansion of French power. Natural rubber, rice forest products of Vietnam was used by the French

iii. Nationalism in Europe also led to a feeling of social superiority of Europeans over Asian and African. French also claimed that it was their duty to civilization backward people of Vietnam. So they justified the colonization of Vietnam

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