Diem Background Information


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • Upon taking office,Ngo Dinh Diem quickly developed a reputation for using force rather than democratic means to initiate change
  • In general, Diem’s repressive policies between 1955 and 1959, though designed to root out Communists from South Vietnam, actually increased sympathy for Communists in the South and swelled the ranks of the southern Viet Minh
  • Diem hoped Eisenhower would believe south Vietnamese people supported him

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