The united states reasons for involvement in the

This preview shows page 3 out of 3 pages.

The United States reasons for involvement in the Korean War was initially, because of the possibility of Communist expansion by China, as well as concerns that the SU was collaborating with China to develop nuclear weapons. Furthermore, Korea is located at the 38th Parallel, making it a strategic point for political influence in the region. The United States entered the Vietnam War to prevent the spread of communism, but foreign policy, economic interests, national fears, and geopolitical strategies also played major roles.
b) Briefly describe ONE specific historical difference between the United States experience in the Korean War and in the Vietnam War.
c) Briefly explain ONE specific historical effect of either the Korean War or the Vietnam War on United States society.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture