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The dividing line between the communist North Korea and capitalist South Korea.
Dividing line was established at the end of WWII.
38th Parallel
The communist guerilla fighters in South Vietnam.
It rose because Diem ruled like a dictator and was very unpopular.
Leader of South Vietnam's anticommunist government.
Was supported by the French and the U.S., but was very corrupt.
Ngo Dinh Diem
Belief by the U.S. that if one Southeast Asian country fell to communism, the rest would fall like a row of dominoes.
Was president Eisenhower's theory.
Domino Theory
The Vietnamese nationalist who led the communist movement.
Though he originally claimed to believe in democracy, he crushed his opponents.
Ho Chi Minh