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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 8 months ago

Why was the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution significant to the Vietnam War?

A.

It authorized the President to destroy South Vietnamese villages suspected of hiding Viet Cong fighters.

 B.

It authorized the President to make compulsory registration and induction into military service a law.

 C.

It authorized the President to order large-scale sustained U.S. bombing of North Vietnam.

 D.

It authorized the President to use military force in Vietnam without asking Congress for a declaration of war. 

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  • 8 months ago
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    The correct answer is D.

  • 8 months ago

    E. it was a declaration of war against north vietnam

    just because the US at one time passed a resolution that said, we declare war against....

    doesn't mean that every declaration of war must follow the same wording.

    the tokin gulf resolution, the iraq war resolution, the afghanistan war resolution, the iraq war resolution ll

    were all declarations of War by congress

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