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To demonstrate to our allies and the enemy (Cold War) that the US will back up it's policies with force. To stop the spread of communism, as was successfully stopped at the 38th parallel in Korea in 1953. The preservation of the Republic of South Vietnam, from the aggressive Communist North Vietnam.

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What were good reasons for the us to enter the Vietnam war?

To prevent the spread of communism

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