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Unformatted text preview: Presidents chose to send more and more troops to Vietnam to attempt to end the struggle with Communism in the country, but Nixon had what he felt was a better idea. While Nixon initiated peace talks and brought some soldiers home to lead Americans to believe the war was dying down, he wanted the North Vietnamese to think he would go to any lengths to see the war end, including nuclear attacks. Where past Presidents chose to fight or talk to other World leaders, Nixon gave Southeast Asia an option; back down and agree to peace, or die. Nixons Politics REFERENCES Davidson, et al. (2005). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American republic (4 th ed). Upper Saddle River, N.J. McGraw-Hill....
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- Spring '10
- Richard Nixon