American involvement in the vietnam war from 1954-1964 in the early 1950s, the united states, under eisenhower, gave france billions of dollars in military aid to help it fight the vietminh, nationist rebels led by communist leader ho chi minh. It failed to work 2officials from north vietnam, south vietnam, and the us finally reached an agreement in january 1973 3 the us agreed to withdraw all of its troops. Vietnamization was in a sense the process of preparing south vietnam to be able to take care of itself mainly by building up south vietnam's military defenses and was supposed to prepare south vietnam for the long term defense it needed to hold up to the democratic republic of vietnam. The vietnam war was a war fought between 1964 and 1975 on the ground in south vietnam and bordering areas of cambodia and laos (see also, secret war), and in bombing runs (rolling thunder) over north vietnam.
Shortly after midnight on jan 30, 1968, vietcong and peoples army of vietnam (pavn) forces made a nationwide assault on south vietnam during its most sacred of holidays in coordinated attacks, some 84,000 insurgents and pavn troops struck thirty-six of the forty-four provincial capitals, the us embassy in saigon, and the six largest cities. Am history: ch 20, sec 4 study play vietnamization won treaty concessions from them that protected freedom for south vietnam, and withdrew our troops with those agreements in place which two effects of the vietnam war do you think had the biggest long-term impact explain. Impacts of the vietnam war although the agreement initiated a cease-fire that began the next day, the united states did not withdraw all of its troops until april 30, 1975, when the south vietnamese surrendered to north vietnam and the city of saigon fell to the communists. The role of the united states in the vietnam war began after world war ii and escalated into full commitment during the vietnam war from 1955 to 1975 the us involvement in south vietnam stemmed from 20 long years of political and economic action.
The vietnam war and its impact larry berman and jason newman source for information on the vietnam war and its impact: encyclopedia of american foreign policy dictionary. There is a centuries-long history of chinese influence in indochina (present-day vietnam, laos, cambodia, and burma) just before western colonialism replaced china as the dominant force in asia, vietnam had been the leading power in the region, but china still saw itself as the superior culture in asia. The vietnam war was the prolonged struggle between nationalist forces attempting to unify the country of vietnam under a communist government and the united states (with the aid of the south vietnamese) attempting to prevent the spread of communism. His disgrace as well as the abandonment of south vietnam to its fate produced a critical reaction with long-term deleterious effects on his grand cold war strategy a group later dubbed neo-conservative seized on the us failure in vietnam to attack what was for them a bigger target, nixon's watering down of a once militant cold war policy. Not long into his term, nixon announced a new policy of vietnamization to gradually withdraw the more than 500, 000 american soldiers from vietnam and return control of the war to the south vietnamese arvn.
Kings & emperors of vietnam viet nam began as two states, a northern one, annam , nam viet, or dai viet , that was strongly under chinese influence, and for long actually a part of china, and a southern one, champa , where strong indian influence can even be seen in the names of its kings (eg rudravarman, much like the names of cambodian kings. Vietnamization was a policy of the richard nixon administration to end us involvement in the vietnam war through a program to expand, equip, and train south vietnamese forces and assign to them an ever-increasing combat role, at the same time steadily reducing the number of us combat troops. “long term effects on the indigenous mammalian fauna resulted from the indirect influence of disturbed vegetation and habitat destruction, as well as the direct toxic action of the applied chemicals,” e g dioxins that were released by degradation of herbicides caused major health problems, inclusive of cancer, genetic defects. The vietnam war damaged the us economy severely beyond policy changes, the us also paid a high political cost for the vietnam war the long and traumatic conflict supported instead of taking over south vietnamese people's job of defending their country.
On the other side was south vietnam and the army of the republic of viet nam (arvn), along with allied members from the united states, south korea, thailand, australia, new zealand and the philippines. Joint warfare in south vietnam, 1963–69 the north vietnamese term for the large-scale introduction of us ground forces, in 1965, is the local war, according to gen trần văn tr so long as the south vietnamese are prepared to fight for themselves,. Which 2 effects of the vietnam war do you think had the biggest long term impact two effects of the vietnam war that had the biggest long-term impact were the lack of recognition for vietnam veterans and the long period of healing for the nation.
In fact, vietnam's war record and persistence in the face of an economically superior foe is its greatest source of strength in a long history of prevailing against the odds -- or an ongoing revolution, according to marxism. Vietnam has a long history of being a war-torn country, with more years of war than peace over its 2000+ years what is called the ‘vietnam war’, however, refers to a specific devastating war which took place between 1955 and 1975. The vietnam war the vietnam war vietnam was a long and vigorous war because it consisted of two sides that wanted different things the main reason why north vietnam was fighting south vietnam was because the north wanted to spread communism.