Vietnam War Causes

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World War 1, World War 2, the Vietnam War and the Gulf War are all 20th Century conflicts, with different backgrounds but similar causes. The causes of these wars have not yet been officially stated, but historians have their own prediction on the causes. Between these four wars I think the main cause was nationalism. I think this is the main cause of the 20th Century conflicts we studied because they show up in a variety of the sources we used like books, websites and classes. I think that the main causes of World War 1 were the assassination o Franz Ferdinand militarism. I think militarism is the most important cause of WW1. Militarism is an important cause because all the countries believed in a strong military so they all tried to increase…show more content…
Nationalism was one of the main cause of the Vietnam war because The United States initially entered the Vietnam War to aid the French but it was nationalism that caused the both the Communist North and American’s to continue the war. I think the most important causes are the divide between the capitalists and communists. After the divid of ideology they both got different leaders, the south’s leader was Diem and the north’s leader was Ho Chi Minh. Ho Chi Minh was also a nationalist as well as a communist. I think these two causes are the most important causes of the Vietnam War because if the country was divided into two, they want to have a war to see which sides wins to see which side is right. So if the south had won Vietnam would be a capitalist…show more content…
The invasion of Kuwait is a main cause of the Gulf war because after Iraq invaded Kuwait other Arab powers such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia asked the United States and other western nations for help. After a month and a half of non stop attacks by the allied forces in the air, U.S. President George H.W. Bush declared a cease-fire which is a temporary treaty, but by that time, most Iraqi forces had surrendered. Another important cause of the Gulf war was nationalism. This was an important cause because nationalism is a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and this is exactly what Iraq wanted. They wanted all the oil and profit so that they could be the best. This is why they invaded Kuwait so that Iraq was in control of 70% of the world’s
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