At the same time America was fighting in the Vietnam war what neighboring country was having a civil war?
Vietnam wasn't fighting anybody in 1964 because there was no country named Vietnam. There were two nations, one called North Vietnam and another called South Vietnam. Just like the states North Carolina and South Carolina or North Dakota and South Dakota in America...FOUR separate states! In 1964 North Vietnam became engaged in war with America; after the Tonkin Gulf naval battle(s) in August 1964.
Did Eisenhower Kennedy and Johnson all aprrove of the US backing the South Vietnamese in their civil war?
A civil war is ONE country fighting with itself; such as the US Civil War (America was fighting itself). Vietnam was never one country until it won the war in 1975. Two separate nations were created in 1954; a NORTH and a SOUTH Vietnam. TWO separate nations were fighting against each other in Vietnam-A North and a South.
After the Second World War, Germany was taken over by American and Russia, who became enemies when arguing over how Germany should be run. The President of Russia, Joseph Stalin believed in Germany being a communist country while the President of America believed in it not. This arguing was called the Cold War. America started to hate Russia, which was a communist country, and therefore hate communism. They also hated Russia because it was a…
The Vietnam war mattered because that was a time period when most countries in Asia were becoming more and more communist. normally, when a country becomes communist, the neighboring countries will also become communist. that is called the domino effect. North Vietnam not only wanted to spread communism, but completely annex South Vietnam. countries such as United States of America did not want that to happen. As you see, North Vietnam annexed South Vietnam because…
For most of the 1960s and up to 1973 the US was involved in a costly war Name the country the US was fighting?
In Vietnam, which is a medium-sized country to the south of China. Vietnam was divided into two countries, North Vietnam, which was Communist, and South Vietnam, which was a highly unstable Capitalist dictatorship. The worst of the fighting happened down at the southern end and involved the Americans and communist rebels in the south, who were known as the Viet Cong. There was also plenty of fighting on the border.
The North Vietnamese were trying to unify Vietenam as one independent country under a Communist government. The South Vietnamese government forces were trying to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam; and suppress the rebels fighting against their administration. The South Vietnamese Viet Cong were fighting to liberate their country from foreign colonization or control; and end the rampant corruption in the South Vietnamese regime. The Americans and their allies were fighting to prevent the…
The civil war was different because in the civil war it was northern America fighting southern America. in other wars it was all of America fighting a different country. They were fighting because the South (or the Confederates) wanted to keep slavery in the US. The North ( or the union) was fighting to abolish slavery in the US. Of course, the North won.
America has fought frequent wars but is it neccesary? No we should not go to war. When we go to war the economy is sometimes affected. When we go to war alot of lives are affected from the people who died. Also alot of inoccent people from the country we are fighting against might be lost causing more drama.
The US tried to prevent South Vietnam from becoming a communist country by fighting the war. After Vietnam became united as one COMMUNIST VIETNAM country, the US delayed relationships with that nation until the end of the cold war. With the ending of the cold war, trade relationships exist between the US and Vietnam; not a big trade relationship, but an exchange of goods, none the less.