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What impact did the Tet Offensive have on the United States during the Vietnam War?

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The Tet Offensive impacted the United States in the Vietnam War by convincing many Americans that the war was not going to be won and that their government had been lying to them.

By the time of the Tet Offensive in early 1968, the US had been fully engaged in the Vietnam War for more than two years, beginning with the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.  There had been a hope that the US’s takeover of the war...

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