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3. How did John F. Kennedy implement his belief that the Cold War was a test of America's toughness and strength _ Kennedy pledged to strengthen American military forces and promised a tough stance against the Soviet Union and international communism. Again, he warned of the Soviet's growing arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles and pledged to revitalize American nuclear forces. Kennedy’s administration authorized the construction of nuclear arsenal that included 1,000 Minuteman solid-fuel and 32 Polaris submarines carrying 656 missiles. He also criticized the Eisenhower administration for permitting the establishment of a pro-Soviet government in Cuba. 4. What alternatives did President Johnson have regarding Vietnam? _ Johnson believed that he had little choice but to continue Kennedy’s policy in Vietnam. President Johnson Gave his support to operation plan 34B which involve the sending of Asian Mercenaries in the North of Vietnam to take the action of sabotage. The U.S Maddox was sent as part of a reconnaissance program to the Gulf of Tonkin to observe North Vietnamese naval defenses the impact of this was the attack on the Maddox by three North Vietnamese torpedo boats. 5. Why did the America fail in Vietnam? _ Americans wage an intensive war in Vietnam but succeeded only in preventing a communist victory. American bombing of the North proves ineffective. The rural, undeveloped nature of the

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