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    • The Vietnam War By: Bobby Mette
    • The American Presidency
      • How effective was the American Presidency during the Vietnam War?
      • President Lyndon B. Johnson
      • President Richard M. Nixon
      • Positive effects
      • Negative effects
    • The Good Lyndon B. Johnson
      • Determined to end communist aggression
      • Announced a bombing halt (70% Approval Rating)
      • Committed to U.S. involvement in Vietnam
    • The Bad Lyndon B. Johnson
      • Lied about America’s involvement in Vietnam for two months
      • Decided not to run for reelection in 1968
      • Peace overture was denied twice
      • 15,000 students protested because of the number of American casualties
      • Sent many troops to Vietnam
    • The Good Richard M. Nixon
      • Determined to “end the war and win the peace”
      • Withdrew all U.S. forces from Vietnam
      • Nixon Doctrine- commitment in Asia
      • “ Silent Majority”-speech on dedication in Vietnam
      • Vietnamization- training of a South Vietnamese army
      • Persuaded North Vietnam to sign a peace treaty, thus ending the war
    • The Bad Richard M. Nixon
      • Expanded the territory of war
      • Caused many protests
      • Approval Rating reached 50% after continuous bombings
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