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Title: Chapter 23 Review The Vietnam War


1
Chapter 23 ReviewThe Vietnam War
2
  • RULES OF VIETNAM WAR REVIEW
  • 1 point ? Team Answer
  • 2 points ? Tag Team Answer (2 group members,
    cannot be the same pair each time)
  • 3 points ? Lone Ranger Answer (Cannot be the same
    team member in consecutive attempts)
  • Teams may steal missed questions, while
    maintaining their next turn!!

3
  • What is the name of the theory that states if one
    country fell to communism others would as well
  • Domino Theory

4
  • What made national headlines at Kent State and
    Jackson State Universities?
  • Students were killed by U.S. authorities

5
  • What document widened U.S. involvement in
    Vietnam?
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

6
  • True or False
  • General Westmoreland declared the Tet offensive a
    devastating defeat for American forces
  • False

7
  • Why did Nixon order the invasion of Cambodia?
  • To destroy Communist bases and eliminate supply
    lines for the Communist forces in South Vietnam

8
  • What was the name of the radical student group
    that led many protests during the Vietnam War
    era
  • Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)

9
  • What enemy group in the South was made up
    predominantly of peasants that were farmers by
    day and soldiers at night
  • Vietcong

10
  • True or False
  • The U.S. used intense air bombing throughout
    the Vietnam War.
  • True

11
  • Name one event that made 1968 a year of crises
    for the U.S.
  • MLK RFK assassinations, Tet offensive, Riots
    at the Democratic convention

12
  • Who was the man that was held responsible for
    leading the My Lai Massacre
  • Lt. William Calley

13
  • True or False
  • President Nixon promised to seek victory for the
    United States in Vietnam if elected in 1968
  • False

14
  • What country were the Vietminh trying to expel
    from Vietnam following WWII
  • France

15
  • What did Nixons Vietnamization plan call for?
  • The training of South Vietnamese soldiers to take
    the place of U.S. troops so they could leave
    Vietnam

16
  • The President who initially widened U.S.
    involvement in Vietnam
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

17
  • What happened to South Vietnam after the
    withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam?
  • Fell to the Communist forces the South was
    reunited with the North

18
  • Who was the commander of the American forces in
    Vietnam?
  • General William Westmoreland

19
  • What type of fighting was being used by the
    Vietcong
  • Guerilla warfare

20
  • During the Vietnam War describe some of the
    troubles that the U.S. faced.
  • Tough jungle conditions tough time
    differentiating friend from enemy lack of clear
    objective protests against the war at home

21
  • What was the name of the South Vietnamese leader
    that was overthrown by his own military?
  • Ngo Dinh Diem

22
  • Who won the Democratic nomination in 1968
  • Hubert H. Humphrey

23
  • True or False
  • President Nixon widened the war by ordering
    military forces into China
  • False

24
  • Who was the first anti-war Democratic candidate
    for President to enter the 1968 primary
    election?
  • Eugene McCarthy

25
  • What was the name of the leader of the Vietminh
  • Ho Chi Minh

26
  • The release of these Defense Department
    documents was very damaging to the credibility of
    the government when it came to the Vietnam War
    (Especially the Johnson Administration)
  • The Pentagon Papers

27
  • Who was Nixons main advisor when it came to
    making foreign policy decisions?
  • Henry Kissinger

28
  • True or False
  • In the final agreement that ended the Vietnam
    War, the U.S. agreed to aid the Thieu regime if
    the North Vietnamese violated the cease-fire.
  • True

29
  • In which war were the most U.S. troops
    killedWorld War II (1941-1945), Korea
    (1950-1953), or Vietnam (1965-1973)?
  • World War II

30
  • Who won the 1968 Presidential Election?
  • Richard Nixon

31
  • Someone who refused to fight in Vietnam due to
    religious or moral beliefs could be called what?
  • Conscientious Objector

32
  • The program that aimed to weaken the Vietcongs
    power in South Vietnam that consisted of the U.S.
    military uprooting entire villages, forcing
    people to move, and destroying the villages.
  • Pacification program
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