Asked in History of the United States
History of the United States
How did public opinion split over the Vietnam war?
Asked in Iraq War, International Government
Have the public opinion polls for the Vietnam and Iraq war changed?
Public opinion polls were concerned over the military draft; today's conflicts are watched on television without much concern...people's lives are NOT being disrupted by a military draft. ...
Asked in Richard Nixon
President Nixon sought to correct the public ill-will over Vietnam through all of these policies?
Nixon sought to correct the public ill will over Vietnam through rehabilitation policies. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
Did The 1968 campaign for the presidency demonstrated the serious division in the US?
The 1968 campaign for the presidency of the United States of America demonstrated the serious division in the United States over the war in. Not. The American public was split over whether to continue in Vietnam or poll out. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, War and Military History
Why were the north Vietnamese and south Vietnamese fighting?
North Vietnam (Viet Cong) were trying to take over South Vietnam with Communism and a majority of Vietnam didn't like that, so they split the country and warred to keep Chinese Communism out. ...
Is a person who has more than average influence on public opinion?
Yes,A person can have a average influenced over a public opinion because it can be possible that he is only person who is in handling of all others activities as well. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Is public opinion one opinion shared by all Americans?
"Public opinion" does not necessarily mean that "all" persons in any country, culture, or race hold the same opinion. For example, during the last decade, there have been several primary public opinions about Americans entering a war in the Middle East (Iraq; Afghanistan). 1. One section of public opinion, especially right after 9/11, supported Bush's decision to go to war. 2. However, another section of public opinion disagreed and believed the US should not invade any country. 3. Another, less vocal, segment of...
Leader of Vietnam during the Vietnam war?
After the Geneva Conventions in 1954 Vietnam was split into two, North Vietnam (communists) and South Vietnam (democrats). The leader of the North was Ho Chi Minh. The leader of the South was Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem, who was later elected president of South Vietnam; and overthrown by his own general in a coup d'tat in 1963. Nguyen Van Thieu took over, as leader of South Vietnam, for the remainder of the war. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, US Presidents, Richard Nixon
What did President Nixon not use to diffuse the public ill-will over Vietnam?
President Nixon did not use the election and election promises to diffuse ill-will over the war in Vietnam. He wanted to keep the people angry and essentially make them hate the Vietnamese to keep support over the war efforts. ...
Asked in Geometry
What did the pentagon paper confirm for many Americans?
The papers revealed that over the years Washington had misled the public about the reasons behind the Vietnam War ...
What issue was the antislavery movement split over in 1840?
It was split over the participation of women.
Asked in US Presidents
What is stability when talking about public opinion polls?
Stability means the results do not change very much over time or from poll to poll. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, US Army
What happened after the last American troops left Vietnam?
North Vietnam took over Vietnam
Why did China invade Vietnam?
China conquered what was called North Vietnam in 111 BCE and ended its control over the Vietnamese in 939 CE. China invaded Vietnam in 1979 in response to Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia. Vietnam aligned itself with the Soviet Union during the Sino-Soviet Split and Cambodia under the Khmer Rhouge was aligned with China. China and Vietnam have a long and antagonistic history which remains to this day. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
How did the public view the involvement in the Vietnam War?
There was sharply divided opinion, one side in favour of using it to put an end to the continuing Communist push to take over South East Asia, the other claiming it an imperialist war. The imperialism was communist North Vietnam backed by communist USSR and communist China. The war, although lost by South Vietnam and its allies, bought time and training of their armed forces, for the vulnerable SEA countries, which were facing their own internal communist revolutionaries. ...