Did Containment Of Communism Work??

--Kayla Faulks--

How did containment of Communism not work?

Containment of communism didn't work because, the U.S.S.R was spreading its communism to Cuba,U.S.A., W.Europe,Syria,Africa,Afghanistan,Thailand,Vietnam,China & the Gulf. The main goal was to mostly not spread communism to any part of the world.

October 1st, 1949 Establishment of Communism In China

On October 1,1949, Mao Zedong created and became Chairman of the people's Republic of China,the largest communist country in the world. After World War II, when Japan was forced to give back their conquered territories to China, the Civil War resumed between the Nationalist forces, also known as the KMT political party led by Chiang Kai Shek- against the CCP led by Mao Zedong.

Important Leaders // Also where communism spread.

Korean War

Japanese control over Korea was replaced by Soviet and American presence split the country into two roughly equal parts at the 38th parallel, making separate communist North Korea & democratic South Korea.The U.S. feared that if all Korea became a communist nation, then other nations in Africa would become Communist as well. In June 1951, the 2nd phase of the Korean war happened// lasted for two years. Negotiations took place without much hope to end the war.

Vietnam War

Vietnam War was divided at 17 N latitude (17th parallel). Also when it was said that the North Vietnamese attacked U.S. navy ships. President Lyndon Johnson received support from U.S. congress to increase U.S. involvement in war.The Vietnam war was unpopular in the United Sates because of the large number of U.S. causalities and the draft of males into the armed fores. In 1976, North Vietnam untied both North & South Vietnam to form the socialist Republic of Vietnam. Vietnam remains a Communist country today.

Did Containment Of Communism Work?

No, containment of communism did't work. The main goal was to stop communism from spreading, but instead communism kept spreading.