Why Was the Tonkin Gulf Resolution Passed?

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The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was the measure that prompted the expansion of American involvement in the Vietnam War. It was passed into law on 7 August, 1964 by both the Senate and the House of Representatives in the United States Congress. The joint resolution promoted the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Vietnam.
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