By Simon Willem Maris Portrait of a Young Black Woman --- Netherlands Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University
Vietnam War, one of the most controversial wars in American history. sent aid to the people of Vietnam when a struggle for power ensued after the French left. Then there was a huge pressure for American intervention. The rest is history.