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 Cold War, then Vietnam.
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.
As part of the COLD WAR, it was a fight against the spread of communism.
The United States entered the Vietnam War in 1954. They didn't leave the war until 1975. The war was over 20 years..
The major countries involved in the Vietnam War include Japan, France, Vietnam, and the US.
The US was involved from '55 to '75.
Eisenhower sent US military advisers to Vietnam in '55.President Eisenhower sent US Advisers to Vietnam in 1955.
Vietnam was part of the cold war.
well the US didn't become militarily involved until 1961-1963 (Kennedy administration).
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 US had personnel in Vietnam since 1954.
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.
The US , North and South Vietnam .
They believed the Us should not be involved in Vietnam's Civil War, the US should be spending their money to help their own economy, not on Vietnam's.
The Vietnam War.