Southeast Asia - Southeast Asia By Jade Anderson Click to edit Master subtitle style Why go to war in Asia l The leaders of this country felt that

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/3/10 Southeast Asia By Jade Anderson
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6/3/10 Why go to war in Asia? l The leaders of this country felt that if communism took hold in parts of Asia, such as Vietnam, that it would begin to invade in all areas of the world. l As a solution, they began a war in order to eliminate the communist threats.
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6/3/10 Vietnam Wanted Independence l Vietnam was colonized by France starting 1858. l World War II provided a break in French control with Japan invading. Immediately after WWII, the war for independence started with the First Indochina War. Davidson, Gienapp, Heyrman, Lytle, Stoff (2005)
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6/3/10 The United States Gets Involved l The U.S. entered the politics of Southeast Asia as France exited. l The U.S. intended to hold a balance of power, with the Soviet Union establishing colony-like dominance over many parts of the world. The fear of further communist take over was fresh on the minds of the U.S. leaders.
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2010 for the course SCI 241 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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