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it caused president johnson to send more troops to Vietnam

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1. Vietnam was no longer a guerrilla war; but a conventional one, using US combat troops.

2. Open war existed between the countries of North Vietnam and the United States.

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The direct bombing of North Vietnam and open warfare between the US and North Vietnam.

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Open war between the US and North Vietnam. The US commenced bombing North Vietnam immediately afterwards.

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

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Open warfare between the US and N. Vietnam & conventional warfare in S. Vietnam (replacing guerrilla warfare).

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

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The Vietnam War cost the lives of many Americans and many Vietnamese. It led many to distrust the American government.

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War against North Vietnam.

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When the North Vietnamese torpedoed two American destroyers Congress passed the?

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (officially, the Southeast Asia Resolution, Public Law 88-408) .


When the The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution Pub L 88 to 408 was passed what did Congress authorize the President do?

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution stated that Congress approves and supports the determination of the President, as Commander in Chief, to take all necessary measures to repeal any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent any further aggression As a result, President Johnson, and later President Nixon, relied on the resolution as the legal basis for their military policies in Vietnam. As public resistance to the war heightened, the resolution was repealed by Congress in January 1971.


Where is Gulf of Tonkin?

South China Sea: which is a part of the Pacific Ocean


What year did us troops start fighting in Vietnam?

In August, 1964, President Johnson reported to the nation that American ships had been attacked by North Vietnam gunboats in the Gulf of Tonkin, in international waters. The Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving the President the power to use whatever force necessary to protect our interests in the area. At the time, the truth was not reported. In February, 1965, the Viet Cong attacked an American military base near Pleiku. Using the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, President Johnson sent in 3,500 Marines, the first official troops, to South Vietnam. By the end of the year, there were 200,000 US troops in Vietnam.


What was the name of the bay that north Vietnam attacked US Navy Ships?

Not a bay; a gulf...the Gulf of Tonkin.

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What resolution gave the president the power to use military force on Vietnam?

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which was passed by Congress in 1964.


Which act authorized President Johnson to send US combat troops into South Vietnam?

the gulf of Tonkin Resolution


What was the 1964 congressional action that became a blank check for the Vietnam war?

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution


Which was the immediate result of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?

Johnson used air strikes against the North.


What events led to the passage of the tonkin gulf 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.


In what resolution of 1964 did Congress give president Johnson a blank check for the war in Vietnam?

The August, 1964 Gulf of Tonkin resolution.


What resolution giving johnson military powers?

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution .


Did NATO happen before Gulf Tonkin resolution?

NATO existed well before the Tonkin Gulf incident.


What gave president Johnson the power to commit troops to Vietnam without asking congress for the declaration of war?

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.


When was the tonkin gulf resolution?

07 August 1964


What president asked for the Tonkin gulf resolution?

Johnson.