Vietnam War

Jensen Leonard & reece cope

Who

  • North Vietnam and South Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh, Vo Nguyen Giap, Bao Da, Ngo Dinh Diem, Nguyen Van Thieu, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson
  • USSR supported North Vietnam and the US supported South Vietnam

When and Where

  • 1954-1975
  • North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Southeast Aisa

Why

  • One half of Vietnam was communist and the other half was a democracy
  • It was the longest war in American history

What

  • The war killed 2 million Vietnamese civilians, 1.1 million North Vietnamese troops, 200,000 South Vietnamese troops, and 58,000 U.S. troops

How

  • The US spent $150 billion on the war
  • POW remained in Vietnam after the war ended
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Works Cited

  • History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 12 May 2016
  • Spector, Ronald H. "Vietnam War." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 12 May 2016.
  • "Digital History." Digital History. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 May 2016.