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U.S. Goal in Vietnam

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Which of the following was the United States’ primary goal in fighting the Vietnam War?

A

The reunification of Vietnam.

B

To acquire a trading post in Southeast Asia.

C

The containment of communism.

D

The negotiation of a cease-fire with South Vietnam.

E

The punishment of the Vietcong for taking Americans hostage.