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GCSE: Vietnam 1954-1975
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major cut backs happened in President Johnson programmes to help end inequality and deprivation, especially for the black people because they would be more likely to live in poverty and have a low standard of living in the 1960?s. This resulted in poor families, particularly those that live in rural areas, to suffer from economic and social hardship. An anti-Vietnam war movement would be forming in America because people would find an outrage since tax is increasing for a war that would decrease the chances for people in poverty to move out of poverty.
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The US lost the Vietnam War because its tactics and military strategy were wrong. How far do you agree?
Used over the amount of bombs used during world war two. They also used chemical weapons such as agent orange in country sides where communist would hide. But such tactics were not welcome by other side. The US citizens were disgusted and anti-war protest were everywhere. More people were turning over to support Ho Chi Minh and Vietcong. The Tet Offensive incident in January 1968. When North Vietnam attacks Saigon during a festival. The USA killed fifty thousand communist. For short term is appears that US won the situation but for long term Vietnam benefitted more especially when people in US didn?t even support their own country and a lot of anti-war protest going on.
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