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The continued decline of Portuguese power in the Far East and the withdrawal of
the Dutch and English from Vietnam encouraged renewed French efforts during
the 18th century to establish trade with both halves of the country. They failed for
conquered Saigon and three adjacent provinces. The Mandarin administrators,
though they refused to collaborate with the French, were unable to offer effective
military resistance against an invader equipped with mod- French ern weapons.
But in denying to Ho Chi Minh's government the control of Vietnam, the French
denied to French all national liberation movement groups their common
opposition goal — the independence of Vietnam. The Potsdam agreement
provided that ...
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