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What did the Gulf of Tonkin resolution do?


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Answered 2010-03-01 07:30:06

Escalated the Vietnam War from a guerrilla war into a conventional war against North Vietnam.

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Answered 2020-05-27 17:39:11

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The date of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution was August 7th, 1964.


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