The outcomes of the Vietnam War were very costly to everyone. Over 58,000 Americans dead and over 150,000 wounded in battle. North Vietnam was victorious over South Vietnam and allied forces. The end of the war was marked by the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
Australia’s involvement in the war was that we supported our allies, America, with military support to fight the north Vietnamese whose military armoury was funded by China and Soviet union. Australia also provided military forces, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam, to train the south Vietnamese to defend themselves. Throughout Australia’s involvement, they committed almost 60,000 troops. Over 500 of them died in the conflict.
A mission is a small community set up by a clergy, where Aboriginal people could live, learn customs of the white people and teach them religion.
The roles missions played in educating young aboriginal children were that they taught them to read and write and teach them to be white man civilised.
The values underpinning the missions were to civilise the aboriginals so they would survive in a white man’s world and to educate them in the white man’s way.
The missions were very successful in assisting young aboriginal…