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The Red Scare of began out of a gr Pulis, Fred. Time also froze on November 15, The Iron Curtain is term used to describe the separation between sovereign countries and the countries under the Soviet Union.
However, it was President Nixon that made the decision to instead commit the United States to developing South Vietnamese forces to protecting itself from North Vietnam and other invading nations. Truman once declared, "It must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.
Truman officially announced this policy in a speech on 12 March ; this speech has later been called the Truman Doctrine.
Each president was plagued by the seemingly unwinnable war that was unfolding in Indochina and except for Presidents Nixon and Ford all were committed to somehow winning the war.
One significant event in United States history had been the Vietnam War Between bomb damage, economic downturn, and natural disasters such as droughts and blizzards it seemed nearly impossible to restore Europe to its prior greatness.