The most immediate effect of the vietnam war was the staggering death toll the war killed an estimated 2 million vietnamese civilians, 11 million north vietnamese troops, 200,000 south vietnamese troops, and 58,000 us troops those wounded in combat numbered tens of thousands more the massive us bombing. Executive director nancy mctygue's introduction to this issue on teaching the cold war 10 america's in the cold war for example, vietnamese leader ho chi minh was motivated my own interest in developing a lesson on the korean war that considers the question, what caused the korean war i started with a. But although the impact of the first world war was hugely destructive it also produced many new developments in medicine, warfare, politics and but despite these insights and countless more sufferers in the second world war, it was not until the aftermath of the vietnam war that this condition was. The korean and vietnam wars are important examples of military intervention by the americans in the name of stopping communist expansionism however, these wars did not have the decades long impact on american domestic and foreign policy that the cultural, political, and economic battles of the cold war had. Cold war, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after world war ii between the united states and the soviet union and their respective allies undertook a long (1964–75) and unsuccessful effort to prevent communist north vietnam from bringing south vietnam under its rule (see vietnam war.
For obvious reasons the war in vietnam had a major impact on both south and north vietnam the combination of america's massive military might and the tactics employed by the nlf all but ensured that the civilian population suffered appalling losses during the air war, america dropped 8 million ton of bombs. The vietnam war was very much a cold war conflict, driven by its ideological tensions and geopolitical maneuvering the cold war was not just about different ideas and values: it had real and dangerous political and military implications there was always the risk of conflict and – worst of all – of nuclear war. We examine, in particular, the park chung hee regime's participation in the vietnam war, and the attendant development of korean industrial chaebol such as hyundai, arguing that the successes of the south korean developmental state and chaebol were enabled by their enrolment in the us mic, via osp keywords.
Unfolded globally—in berlin, in korea and vietnam, at the suez canal, in the middle east, on the caribbean sea, in eastern europe, in cold war 12h2 understand factors that led to the development of the cold war 12h21 compare competing historical interpretations on the origins of the cold war. Perspectives from the former “communist bloc” with the historiography of the cold war which has been written over the past few decades largely by jects ranging from china's aid to vietnam to border conflicts, from the impact of the western china embargo to sino-soviet relations similarly, the archives of ostensibly less. Some major cold war frontlines such as vietnam, indonesia, and the congo were still western colonies in 1947 a small neutral bloc arose with the non- aligned movement it sought good relations with both sides the two superpowers never engaged directly in full-scale armed combat, but they were heavily armed in.
Back coming up next: united states involvement in the korean war: causes and effects the vietnam war: causes, conflicts & effects the league of nations: upon learning of the destructive weapon, stalin ordered a crash program to commence in order to speed arms development and counter the atomic bomb. The hot wars of the second world war, korea, vietnam, and the iraq and afghanistan conflicts have taken a toll on us military personnel, while the cold war civil mobilization gave millions of civilians a profound awareness of the imminent danger of war naturally, wars have a major political impact--they. Second world war was responsible for the development of europe since 1945 it seeks to disentangle effects that were clearly directly due to the war from those which can be seen as the result of changes already affecting pre-war europe, and those due to post-war developments, such as the cold war.
Impact of korean war on the cold war 1 how did the korean war impact the development of the cold war 2 recap 1 what were the original reasons for the korean war 2 the detonation of the soviet atomic bomb, the emergence of communist china, and the sino-soviet alliance. The us had poured some $168 billion into the war, but the real cost of the conflict was its impact on the economy after a few truly good years during the avf turned out to be a positive development in the midst of widespread sentiment against the military after the vietnam war it was deemed feasible,. The vietnam war was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of north vietnam against south vietnam and its principal ally, the united states the conflict was intensified by the ongoing cold war between the united states and the soviet union more than 3 million people (including over. Fear of communism and nuclear annihilation spread throughout the united states during the cold war learn about the effects of the cold war on everyday life and the determination of americans to prepare for and combat the communist menace.
Bad impact: the world was divided into two, on the basis of ideology namely communist and non -communist regional conflicts and civil wars attained international status due to the political interests of the “superpowers” examples being chinese civil war , korean war, vietnamese war, afghan war and even today like. Roots of the effect could have already been visible during the vietnam war to the existence of the cnn effect and the development of television news during the vietnam war keywords: vietnam war, cnn effect, cbs, nbc after the cold war, the media expanded their ability to influence american. As the cold war with its focus on confrontation between the soviet union and the united states fades further into the historical background, the legacies of that struggle continue to flourish in large portions of the developing world the murderous warfare that devastated afghanistan and somalia after 1990, the lethality of.
Photos: iconic photos of the vietnam war eddie adams photographed south vietnamese police chief gen nguyen ngoc loan killing viet cong suspect nguyen van lem in saigon in 1968 adams later regretted the impact of the pulitzer prize-winning image, apologizing to gen nguyen and his family. Overview the vietnam war was a prolonged military conflict that started as an anticolonial war against the french and evolved into a cold war confrontation between international communism and free-market democracy the democratic republic of vietnam (drv) in the north was supported by the soviet union, china,. Focuses on american and soviet cold war strategies in asia, africa, and latin america, including vietnam, china, indonesia, angola, ethiopia, cuba, nicaragua, iran, and afghanistan extremely important work that reframes our understanding of cold war diplomacy and its effects zubok, vladislav m a.