The Vietnam War By: Claudia, Lily, and Susanne
Who? • North Vietnam (represented the Communists) • South Vietnam (represented the Anti-Communists) • The United States (represented the Anti-Communists)
What? • The Vietnam War was an ideological war. • The US was afraid of the spread of Communism. That’s primarily why they joined the war. • They were fighting because of political and social opinions.
Where? • The war was fought between North Vietnam (which was involved in Communism) and South Vietnam (which was anti-Communism). • It was all jungle warfare, which means they fought in a jungle. It was difficult for the U.S. to fight like this because they were used to wide open battlefields.
Why? • The US joined the war because they were afraid of Communism. • The main purpose for the war was North Vietnam (for Communism) wanted both North and South Vietnam (anti-Communism) to be involved in Communism. • North Vietnam was being fueled with weapons from China, U.S.S.R, and other Communist countries. • South Vietnam was being fueled with weapons from the United States and other anti-Communist countries.
Conclusion: • North Vietnam eventually overtook South Vietnam making it Communist, which it still is today.