By telling both regions a inspiring communist ideology. <
possibly? Answer: By using our media against us. Also most
of the so called civilians in the south that followed this man were
actually planted there by the North to teach the communist ideology
to students and others in the south that would listen to help build
up a rebellion in South Vietnam. Then then he died
Ho Chi Minh was the leader of Viet Minh and fought against all outside countries that looked to occupy Vietnam. He led North Vietnam against South Vietnam and the United States in the Vietnam War in an effort to remove the States from Vietnam.