Unformatted text preview: soldiers’ from Vietnam; though he did order raids on the North Vietnamese bases in Cambodia. Because of these actions which many Americans didn’t agree with; Congress repealed the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. Nixon then started the détente policy to help contain Soviet powers, and also created the Nixon doctrine which gave America’s military some relief by giving some of the obligations to its allies. Nixon in 1972 went on a diplomatic visit to China where he opened up trade between America and China. This trade agreement no only helped American companies by allowing them to industrial relations with China, but it also helped to boost China’s dwindling economy....
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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