Why did the north and south fight?
The North, more formally known as the Union, wanted to abolish slavery in all of the states because they thought (and were right in doing so) that slavery was inhumane.
The South, formally known as the Confederacy, didn't think so. Granted there may have been some Confederates that treated their slaves almost like equals, they still considered them property instead of people.
I am a little fuzzy on the exact details, but I believe that is what helped contribute to the beginning of the Civil War.
One of the main reasons was because the South didn't like what the North was doing by trying to control the trade system.
Southerners living in South Vietnam who sympathized with the Communist North, were the Viet Cong (VC). Communist North Vietnam, sent it's NVA (North Viet Army) south into South Vietnam to fight US/Allied forces. So, there were two basic enemies in South Vietnam: The communist sympathizers (VC) who already lived in South Vietnam. And the communist NVA, who marched from their homeland in the north, to fight in the south.
The Viet Cong were a cadre of patriot civilians in South Vietnam who were willing to fight for Vietnam's unification. The North Vietnamese Army was assembled and trained in the North, and sent south to fight to discourage and remove the United States and their allies from what they called the 'occupation' of South Vietnam.
The North didn't have as much motivation to fight as the South did because not everyone in the North was an abolitionist and didn't agree with the motive to go to war with the South whereas everyone in the South fought for one purpose and were all motivated to fight to reserves state rights, people in the North were angry because of the draft, the North had to transport soldiers farther to battles, and the…