History - how the us got involved in vietnam

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What was the treaty of 1954 that split Vietnam at the 17th parallel?
Geneva Treaty.
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Who was the communists' leader?
Ho Chi Minh
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What do the letters NLF stand for?
NLF stands for National Liberation Front.
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What was the South Vietnamese army?
ARVN
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How did Diem lose power in 1963?
An army coup
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What did Congress agree in the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
In the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, Congress agreed to "take all necessary steps" to defend freedom in Vietnam.
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What event finally pushed the US into going to war in February 1965?
An attack on American airbases.
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