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Reasons For The Vietnam War

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The Vietnam War was not always a hated war. When the United States first introduced the idea of declaring war in Vietnam, there were few reasons to protest it. The United States believed that in order to stop the threat of communism spreading to countries south of the Soviet Union, the United States must be the ones to intervene. The United States had a containment policy in act to try and prevent the spread of communism from the Soviet Union, China, and North Korea. As the war raged on, protests began to become common place in the Unites States for a plethora a reasons. Beginning a war in Vietnam was thought to be a quick war in order to prevent communism from spreading to South Vietnam. But yet, the United States ended up having to enforce
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