The Vietnam War

Katelyn Rye

Before Vietnam War

America wanted to stop Communism from spreading throughout Southeast. With a major conflict of the communist of North Vietnam and the southern allies. From 1945-1954 there was a anti-colonial war against France and Vietnam. Vietnam eventually gained independence. But had anti communist south and a communist of the north.

During the Vietnam War

During the Vietnam war over 60,000 people died of the American soldiers also billions of dollars was being spent. The Americans were not as strong in this war, there was not as much support for this war as others had been.

After the Vietnam War

Many massacres of south Vietnamese people after America decided to stop being apart of the war. Vietnam had extremely harsh policies established. So many south Vietnamese people tried to flee. Many refuge camps were built in America for the Vietnamese when they came over.