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Why was the US afraid of communism during the Vietnam War?

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2008-07-26 19:04:49

The Vietnam War was between North and South Vietnam. North

Vietnam was a Communist country trying to take over and control

South Vietnam, thus spreading Communism to another country. The

spread of Communism was something the US did not find acceptable.

The roots of Communism have come from Russia who we were competing

with in making the most amount and most effective nuclear weapon.

This again comes back to a country working to control the


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