To contain Communism and roll it back. To contain Communism and roll it back.
'Containing' Communism was a stupid thing the US thought it had to do. The US didn't like Communism, probably because they didn't undesrtand it at all or were afraid it was better than their economic stance, so they said that they had to contain communism by arresting people who supported communism. yeah, freedom of speech and thought...
to try to contain Communism
The US. adopted a policy of containment towards the spread of Communism. Which in summary means that the US. exercised a policy to stop the Communism movement from spreading into new countries and to contain it where it was at the time.
No, Vietnam was ultimately reunited under a communist government.
Because they were lazy
China, Russia, US... (ok, maybe not the US)
no, we try to stop the spread of communism, we are not communists.
The Truman Doctrine was the US policy of trying to contain the spread of communism
Absolutely not!!! No communist country has ever become better because of communism.
President Kennedy had major crises involving Berlin and Cuba. Other than that, he was trying to contain communism everywhere. The earliest US involvement in Vietnam happened in the Kennedy administration.
because its an amazing country, this country went through racism and communism so we have to remember this country.
== == One major cause is the domino theory, which stated that if one country fell to communism, others soon would fall as well (like dominos). And to contain communism like the World War II policy of containment.
The truman doctrine
The U.s was weary of communism in China, a fear rooted from Soviet Communism and as a result the U.s tried harder in fighting the spread of communism in the country.
The United States wanted to contain communism and stop its spread. They were afraid that the Soviets were trying to 'export' communism all over the globe.