United States Of The Vietnam War Essay

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In the 1952 Presidential Election, United States President Harry S. Truman, a Democrat, was succeeded to the Presidency of the United States of America by United States President Dwight David Eisenhower, a Republican candidate for the Presidency of the United States of America. United States President Dwight David Eisenhower was a decorated military man. He was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in WW2. By the 1952 election, the United States of America had not officially entered the Vietnam War. Per a lecture from POSC 421, the United States of America officially entered the conflict in Vietnam in 1955 although United States President Harry S. Truman, sent “advisors” to assist the French and insisted the “advisors” were not going for a combat mission. According to a lecture from POSC 421, the fact that the United States of America’s’ economy in the mid 1950s was doing well made domestic issues take the back seat. Plus, the United States of America was involved in the Korean War between North Korea (Communist) and South Korea (Democratic). Candidate and future United States President Dwight David Eisenhower (a former Allied Forces Commander at the time) promised the American electorate, he would change the course from United States President Harry S. Truman, and the Democrats’’ policies as United States President Harry S. Truman, forgone a re-election bid.
The French were defeated by Vietnam and withdrew from the country over a period of time. According to a lecture…

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