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In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- How did the Domino Theory apply to Southeast Asia under President Eisenhower?
- Why was the South-East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) organization formed?
- How did President Ngo Dinh Diem get along with United States officials?
- What were some of President Ngo Dinh Diem's plans to defeat the North Vietnamese?
- How did the Ho Chi Minh trail affect the conflict between North Vietnam and South Vietnam?
- Why was the National Liberation front formed?
1. Eisenhower's Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia in the 1950s
President Dwight D. Eisenhower entered office during a peak period of the Cold War. Learn about Eisenhower's goals in Southeast Asia, including his use of Containment, collective security and concealed tactics.
2. Ngo Dinh Diem: Rise to Power, Foreign Ties & Strategies
Ngo Dinh Diem was expected to serve as the bulwark against North Vietnamese communism during the Vietnam War. Learn about Diem, including his background, early years and rise to leadership of the Republic of Vietnam, in this lesson.
3. North Vietnam Mobilizes for War: The Ho Chi Minh Trail & The Viet Cong
Following the First Indochina War, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam began rebuilding for a prolonged struggle against the United States. Learn about the DRV's mobilization for war from 1955 to 1962 in this video lesson.
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Other chapters within the The Vietnam War: Help and Review course
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- Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War: Help and Review
- Vietnam War During the Nixon Years: Help and Review
- Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War: Help & Review
- The Vietnam War After American Involvement: Help and Review