Social Studies (Check)

Explain how the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the powers of Congress and the presidency.

A: The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the balance of power between Congress and the presidency by handing the war powers from Congress over to the president.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 416
  1. It game the president wider powers to take military action in Vietnam, yes. It's more complicated than what you say, and did not formally grant the president the power to declare war.

    http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/gulf-of-tonkin-resolution

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Reed

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. american history

    Which of the following statements is true of the Gulf of Tonkin affair? A. Congress was divided and only reluctantly passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. B. The destroyer Maddox was sunk by North Vietnamese gunboats. C. Johnson

    asked by hilorie on August 26, 2012
  2. american history

    which of the following statements is true of the Gulf of Tonkin affair? a. Johnson approved covert amphibious raid on the north Vietnam B. congress was divided and only reluctantly passed the gulf of Tonkin resolution c. the

    asked by cali on June 6, 2013
  3. world history

    Which of the following statements is true of the Gulf of Tonkin affair? A. Johnson told Congress to pass the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution to let him expand the war. B. Congress was divided and only reluctantly passed the Gulf of

    asked by L on July 30, 2014
  4. Social Studies (Check, Please!)

    1. Explain how the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution affected the powers of Congress and the presidency. A: The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution authorized the president to "take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against forces of

    asked by Victoria on February 15, 2016
  5. US History II

    Which one would be right...I don't really understand This is the question: What was the signifianceof the War Powers Resolution of 1973? 1) gives the Executive Branch the power to wage wars instead of leaving that power to

    asked by Amy~ on July 11, 2010
  6. history

    How do you think this resolution influenced later u.s. policy in southeast asia? gulf of tonkin resolution?

    asked by hi on June 8, 2017
  7. us history

    Why did Johnson request the Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    asked by Bri on April 15, 2013
  8. History

    What was the president empowered to do in Southeast Asia ? During the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    asked by Pam on May 31, 2017
  9. History

    What was the impact of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution? A. the war in Vietnam ended B. the American involvement in Vietnam escalated C. the vietcong launched the tet offensive D.the French turned over control of Vietnam to the

    asked by PleaseHelp!! on March 4, 2019
  10. government

    congress shares powers with the president in the field of foreign affairs. what other powers do congress and the president share? a. judicial powers b. postal powers c. territorial powers d. war powers b or c, but ill go with b.

    asked by jere on January 15, 2008

More Similar Questions