Vietnam War

Why did the us become involved on the Vietnam war?


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2008-05-23 06:16:58
2008-05-23 06:16:58

Vietnam was part of the cold war. A war against communism.

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The US became involved in the Vietnam War in an attempt to stop the spread of Communism. The US worried that if South Vietnam fell, it would create a domino effect. The war lasted from 1955 to 1975.

The United States did get involved in the Vietnam war because of communism in Vietnam.

The US was involved in Vietnam War in the 1960's to help fight for freedom.

The US was involved from '55 to '75.

As part of the COLD WAR, it was a fight against the spread of communism.

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The United States entered the Vietnam War in 1954. They didn't leave the war until 1975. The war was over 20 years..

The US had personnel in Vietnam since 1954.

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The USA invaded Vietnam because the South-Vietnam was being invaded by North Vietnam (China Backed). Thus, USA wanted to stop communism in the area.

The U.S. entered the Vietnam war in 1959 and withdrew in 1973

The war in Vietnam was similar to the US Civil War because the war involved North Korea versus South Korea.

The Soviet Union (USSR) supplied North Vietnam, and the US fought for South Vietnam.

The Vietnam war. Or the Resistance War Against America.

Part of the cold war; fighting communism.

Th US became involved in Vietnam in order to contain communism. US leaders believed a domino effect would cause other Southeast Asian to turn into communist countries. If the US never became involved, the horrible deaths on both sides of the war would have been avoided. It's clear that North Vietnam would take over South Vietnam. What is still unknown is whether other Southeast Asian countries would have become communist states.

Because the US asked them for assistance.

The cold war caused the Vietnam War. The Atom Bomb created the cold war. If there had been no atomic bombs, there would have been no cold war. If there had been no cold war, the US may not have been involved in Vietnam in the first place. If the US had been involved, the US would have declared (total) war and defeated North Vietnam just like the US (allies) defeated Japan/Germany in WW2.

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