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  1. 1. Opposition To The War
  2. 2. What are the Gulf of Tonkin and the USS Maddox Incidents?The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, or the USS Maddox Incident, are the names given to two separateconfrontations, one actual and one now recognized as non-existent, involving North Vietnam and the United States in the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.
  3. 3. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was thecongressional response to two alleged attacks onU.S. ships in international waters by Vietnamese vessels.
  4. 4. President Johnson asked congress to support amove to build up our troops in South Vietnam to protect our ally from Communist incursion.
  5. 5. This brought about the first significantmove to put U.S. forces on the ground in Vietnam in a defensive role rather than a "support & train" role.
  6. 6. The Costly and Frustrating War U.S bombers did disrupt North Vietnamese industry and slow the movement of supplies to the Vietcong.NOW… the Americantroops had Increased!
  7. 7. Thanks for your attentionHaifa AhmedMariam Tajadeen

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