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Southeast Asia HIS/135 October 22, 2011 Gavin Hodge
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How did the US get involved in the politics of Southeast Asia? The United States got involved with politics of Southeast Asia because the United States feared communism. Our president at that time believed that if communism got one country, then it would certainly take over other regions as well.
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Click icon to add picture Ho Chi Minh In office from February 1951 till September 1969
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How did the involvement Southeast Asia politics affect the US political climate in the 1950’s? The French tried to finish their battle against
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Unformatted text preview: the Asian communist troops; calling on the Aid of American help. Eisenhower pulled back on using tactical nuclear weapons for fear that opposition from both allies and domestic political leaders. The fight against communism continued in America. American families were afraid that the growing of communist in Southeast Asia would only bring nuclear war to America. Click icon to add picture Conclusion Due to all the fuss of communism in Southeast Asia, and the active search in our own backyards many people feared the possibility of nuclear war....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ECONOMICS ECO taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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