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Describe how the American fear of communism and their determination to stop its spread after World War II involved the USA in the Vietnam War.

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    North Vietnam was allied with China, a communist nation. We were afraid that if North Vietnam took over South Vietnam that the entire country would become communist and that other countries would also fall to communism. It was called the domino effect.

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