Vietnam - Eldina Bajric 4a

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Vietnam - Eldina Bajric 4a

On August 12, 1964, The USS Maddox was attacked by Northern Vietnamese torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin. It was used as a excuse for the war starting. ges&cd=&cad=rja&docid=PlYYzGkFyGGG_M&tbnid=dA5y2hcZVW1FoM:&ved=0CAQQjB0&,d.aWc&psig=AFQjCNHFexm9i1NJGAypfGUMuzB98xOjYA&ust=1367680226833230

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution allowed President Johnson to take "all necesarry measues to repel any armed attack against forces of the U.S.",d.aWc&psig=AFQjCNHqLZtKww_lG2dVzJxc-wEPB7ljZg&ust=1367937933667798

A Hawk was a person who supported the goals of the Vietnam war, more weapons more soldiers..,d.aWc&psig=AFQjCNHzdQb32tvq3DHFXbegeDU836pG2A&ust=1367939078835962

A "Dove" was a peorson who opposed the Vietnam war. Less weapons, less soldiers.,d.aWc&psig=AFQjCNEE9dqC5jmHDihTcz9YkwOpJncK8g&ust=1367938935394851

The My Lai massacre was the mass murder of hundreds of civillians in Vietnam because U.S soldiers suspected Viet Cong involvment with the civilians.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial made the public see vietnamese soldiers in better eyes, not as enemies but more as heros.

After the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, the War Powers Act of 1973 was passed. It limited the president's ability to commit troops to foreign conflicts.



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