2. Civilizing Mission: Mission or aim of civilizing the colonial people by introducing modern education and ideas in the colonies. On the pretext of civilizing, the imperial powers extended their control over colonies.
3. White-Collar jobs: Descriptive of workers mostly clerks who wear starched white collar.
4. Domino Effect: US believed that if Vietnam becomes a communist country it would have same effect on other neighbouring countries too and they would all become communist. The policy of Domino effect grew out of US fear for the spread of communism.
The rats began to enter the well-cared for French homes through the sewage pipes.
The school’s approach was that to be modern it was not enough to learn science and have western ideas but the Vietnamese also had to look modern. For this the school encouraged the students to adopt western styles such as short-hair cut.