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Answered 2011-05-13 03:46:13

During the Viet War North Vietnam was a communist nation; the Republic of South Vietnam, which no longer exists, was a free democratic nation.

After the war ended in 1975 both N & S Vietnam became one communist country (because North Vietnam won the war, they conquered the Republic of South Vietnam).

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The Vietnam War started as part of the Cold War; communism vs. democracy. The United States feared the spread of Communism from the Soviet Union. And corrupt politicians in Vietnam used this fear to justify their desire to keep the wealth of Vietnam for themselves.

North Vietnam controlled itself from about 1954 until they won the war in 1975. After 1975 both N & S VN become just Vietnam. Prior to 1954 Vietnam was part of French Indochina.

To stop north Vietnam from spreding communism in entering south Vietnam To stop north Vietnam from spreding communism in entering south Vietnam

South Vietnam. In the Vietnam war when south Vietnam lost the communism took over south Vietnam.Before that north Vietnam & south Vietnam were different colonies.

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North Vietnam controlled itself; South Vietnam controlled itself.

The Korean War (1950-1953) and the Vietnam War (1961-1975) were part of the COLD WAR, against the spread of communism.

The United States became involved in Vietnam because they wanted to stop communism from happening in that part of Asia.

Well, it was part of the Cold War, and the rise/downfall of Communism.

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The countries that controlled Vietnam were Japan and France.

The military action in Vietnam was part of a wider fight to help contain the spread of communism. Basically, North Vietnam and its communist supporters wanted to take over the government on South Vietnam, thus increasing the spread and power of communism. South Vietnam was supported and protected by the United States and other non-communist countries.

Not sure how they were different but I do know that the US supported the south because we basically wanted to stop the spread of communism. The north was controlled by communists and we didn't want to south likewise

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