The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China – Notes
Beginning of Colonialism in Vietnam
The French colonized Vietnam and used its natural resources to meet their business needs.
Policy maker Paul Bernard felt that the main motive behind acquiring colonies was to make profits and so, it was important to develop the economy of the colony.
Civilizing Mission in Vietnam – Education
The French used education as a tool to carry out civilizing mission in Vietnam.
The new French schools glorified France and looked down upon Vietnamese and their customs.
The domination of French culture faced opposition and resistance in Vietnam.