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Gulf of Tonkin Resolution


  1964 U.S. resolution that made it possible for President Johnson to rapidly escalate U.S. military action in Vietnam without a formal declaration of war; passed in response to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident — alleged attack by North Vietnam on American military ships
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Gulf of Tonkin Resolution , Vietnam War [4]
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