The Vietnam War Of The Cold War

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The Vietnam war started as a U.S. strategy of authority in times of the cold war, which was directed to prevent the advancement of communism in the world. The War had begun in 1954, after the rise of power with Ho Chi Minh and his communist Viet Minh party in North Vietnam, and continued against the backdrop of an intense Cold War against the United States and the Soviet Union. More than 3 million people were killed, including 58,000 Americans. In 1975, communist forces took control of Saigon, ending the Vietnam War, and the Country was combined as the Socialist Republican of Vietnam the following year. The Vietnamese wanted the desire to have a national government that was truly independent. While the Americans were afraid of communist expansion. Ho Chi Minh who had led a party about communism had great power and because of that Americans were scared that he would spread Communism throughout the world. To prevent from communism affecting the world using the Domino Theory, so America went to War. The Involvement of United States affected the Vietnam War in a big and successful way. The main reason Americans joined the War because they did not want Communism to effect the world. Communism is a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class and war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. In Vietnam Communism was formed when Ho Chi Minh united the 3 separate

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