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Answered 2016-04-28 18:56:21

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution increased the president's ability to wage war without congressional approval.

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What was the date of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution?

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


What event led to the passage of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution?

The passage of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution occurred due to sea battles in the Tonkin Gulf between the US Navy and the North Vietnam Navy.


Which president got the gulf of Tonkin resolution passed?

The gulf of tonkin resolution was passed by President Johnson, in 1964, in responce to the attacks launched by the north vietnamese, against the American ships in the gulf of tonkin.


What did the congress pass?

Tonkin gulf Resolution


What was the result of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution?

The result of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution was a conventional war against NORTH Vietnam; to include strategic aerial bombing.



Did NATO happen before Gulf Tonkin resolution?

NATO existed well before the Tonkin Gulf incident.



What is true about the gulf of tonkin resolution?

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (August 7, 1964) gave broad congressional approval for expansion of the Vietnam War.


Which President greatly increased involvement in Vietnam after the Gulf of Tonkin?

It was President Lyndon B. Johnson who increased involvement in Vietnam after the Gulf of Tonkin. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was signed into law in 1964.





What did congress do after the north vietnamese attack in the gulf of tonkin?

Allowed LBJ to directly attack North Vietnam by passing the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.


What was the outcome of tonkin gulf incident?

This incident resulted in the U.S. pursuing military action in Vietnam. It also caused the passage of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution regarding the U.S. aiding Asian countries influenced by communism. Ultimately, this incident resulted in the Vietnam War.






What circumstances led Congress to pass the Tonkin Gulf Resolution?

Congress passed the Tonkin Gulf Resolution after North Vietnam forces attacked two United States destroyers (the Maddox and the C. Turner Joy).


What was the official name of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution?

The official name of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution was the Southeast Asia resolution. It passed unanimously in the House of Representatives and in the Senate only two senators voted against it. They were senators Wayne Morse and Ernest Gruening.


What was the effect of the gulf of tonkin resolution?

Open warfare between Hanoi and Washington.




What two US senators voted against the Tonkin Gulf Resolution?

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution passed unanimously in the House of Representatives and only two senators voted against it. They were senators Wayne Morse and Ernest Gruening.


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