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How did the Geneva Accords lead to the Vietnam War?

In July 1954, the Geneva Agreements were signed. As part of the agreement, the French agreed to withdraw their troops from northern Vietnam. They were convinced that national elections in Vietnam would result in an overwhelming victory for Ho, the man who had defeated the French colonialists.

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Consequently, what did the Geneva Accords lead to?

The Geneva Accords were significant for two reasons. Most obviously, they brought an end to the First Indochina War and marked the end of French influence in Southeast Asia. The Geneva Accords also helped lay the groundwork for the Second Indochina War, more commonly known as the Vietnam War.

how did the United States view the Geneva Agreement? they shot down an American spy plane. separate educational facilities are inherently unequal and school districts should eliminate them with all deliberate speed. reduced East/West tensions after a U.S./Soviet summit in 1955.

Similarly, you may ask, why did the United States not support the Geneva Accords?

Why did the United States and Diem ignore the provisions in the Geneva Accords that called for national elections in 1956? Although Diem abused his powers as leader in South Vietnam, the U.S. still supported Diem because he was an anti-communist Roman Catholic and he led a democratic government in South Vietnam.

Who was in control of North Vietnam after the Geneva Accords?

North Vietnam was formed as a transitional state, by the Geneva Accords of 1954. It became a communist state, ruled by one party (the Lao Dong) and governed by a Soviet-style Politburo.

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