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  • How the USA got involved with the Vietnamese
    • The Domino Theory
      • This was when USA was afraid that communism would spread westwards and then it would reach them and they wanted to prevent this from happening
    • Diem Regime
      • This was when the US tried to overthrow Diem because they thought that he was not effective for ruling Vietnamese and he could not unite communism
    • Viet Cong
      • This is when the South Vietnam communist were transferring goods through the Ho Chi Minh route through farmers routes without getting caught but the US were confused and never knew how the goods were getting past.
    • Underestimation the North Vietnamese
      • When the US Maddox and their fighter planes were attacked on the 2nd August
  • This was when USA was afraid that communism would spread westwards and then it would reach them and they wanted to prevent this from happening

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