Beofre U.S. involvemnet summary questions.

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1. Why did Roosevelt origionaly want to allow France to keep Vietnam?

  • He belived they had the right to keep Vietnam
  • To inspire the French
  • He was an imperialist
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2. Why did the U.S.'s issue with China affect Vietnam?

  • They feared even more communist expansion and when China accepted the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1950 the U.S. responded by recognising the French "Assosiated State Of Vietnam
  • They feared that China would use Vietnam as a puppet
  • They feared failure in Vietnam would intensfy the failure of China

3. How did Ho try tp flatter the Americans in 1945?

  • He asked them to help him write his speach given to thousands of defeated Japanese.
  • He asked them to help him run Vietnam.
  • He asked their opinion of Foreign policy
  • He asked them to write him a speech that would be heard by thiusands

4. What was Roosevelts final decision?

  • To alllow the French to keep Indochina as long as they promised to steer them towards independance.
  • To allow the French to keep Vietnam and rule over them as they had been doing.
  • To put Vietnam into an international trusteeship

5. What was the belife abaout communism after WW2?

  • Communism threatened international free trade and democratic ideals essential to American security.
  • Communist threatened the liveleyhood of everyday Americans
  • Democracy was endangered all over the world if communism was allowed to spread

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