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Why Did the US Enter the Vietnam War

Why Did the US Enter the Vietnam War

Containment — a policy pursued by the US: The United States joined the Vietnam War to contain Communism in Southeast Asia. Americans were afraid that if Communists happened to occupy Vietnam, a great number of the nations of the world were destined to fall prey to Communism. Communism is, basically, a system of governance that […]

Why Did Vietnam War Begin?

Why Did Vietnam War Begin?

A series of events sparked the outbreak of Vietnam War. A Vietnamese nationalist, Ho Chin Minh studying in America, wrote to the president of United States to emancipate their country from French domination during the start of 20th century. US government for the time being due to some diplomatic reasons ignored the petition. However, the […]