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|Created by: Muni Gupte|
|Tags: national liberation movements in the colonies social movements in our time|
"Whereas these attackers are part of a deliberate and systematic campaign of aggression that the Communist regime in North Vietnam has been waging against its neighbors and the nations joined with them in the collective defense of their freedom now, therefore be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Congress approves and supports the determination of the President, as Commander in Chief, to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression."
The passage above is excerpted from which of the following?
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
All the following turned people in the United States against the Vietnam War except:
Repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.
The attack launched by North Vietnamese troops on January 30, 1968, is called the Tet Offensive because ___________.
The attack launched by North Vietnamese troops on January 30, 1968, is called the Tet Offensive because January 30 is Tet, the Vietnamese New Year.
Which of the following Presidents is correctly paired with an event that took place during his administration?
Vietnamization was a strategy that aimed to reduce American involvement in the Vietnam War by transferring all military responsibilities to South Vietnam. The increasingly unpopular war had created deep rifts in American society. President Nixon believed his Vietnamization strategy,
Which of the following is not true about the Ho Chi Minh trail?
After the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu, _______________.
The French tried to regain control. They used the emperor Bao Dai as their puppet in this endeavour. The Vietminh were forced to retreat to the hills. After eight years of fighting, the Vietminh were able to defeat the French in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. And a peace negotiation took place in Geneva after the French defeat. Vietnam was divided into two parts viz. south and north Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh and the communists assumed power in the north. Bao Dai’s regime took control of the south.
Which one of the following is not true regarding the Hoa Hao Movement in Vietnam?
The Hao Hao Movement began in 1939 and gained great popularity in the fertile Mekong delta area. It drew on religious ideas popular in anti-French uprisings of the nineteenth century. The founder of Hoa Hao was a man called Huynh Phu So. He performed miracles and helped the poor. His criticism against useless expenditure had a wide appeal. He also opposed the sale of child brides, gambling and the use of alcohol and opium.
The Hoa Hao Movement was led by ______________.
Congress passed The War Powers Act in 1973 which clearly delineated the President's wartime powers as Commander-in-Chief.
Which of the following events of the Vietnam War influenced Congress' decision to pass this Act?
"The Tiger doesn't need to land one mighty killing blow. If the Tiger does not stop fighting the Elephant, the Elephant will die of exhaustion."
The above quote is referred in the context of which war?
This is quoted by Ho Chi Minh and the tiger in the quote symbolizes the Vietnamese army and the elephant symbolizes the American military.
The Presidential Election of 1968. occurring towards the end of one of the most tumultuous years in American history, resulted in a very narrow victory for Republican candidate, Richard M. Nixon, who won by a mere 1.1% popular vote.
Which of the following best explains this close election result?
The photograph above shows a meeting between President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Secretary Leonid Brezhnev held in May,1972.
What important issue did both leaders meet and sign an agreement about at that time?
All the following were beliefs of the "Hawks" EXCEPT.
Viet-Nam is far away from this quiet campus.We have no territory there, nor do we seek any. The war is dirty and brutal and difficult. And some 400 young men, born into an America that is bursting with opportunity and promise, have ended their lives on VietNam's steaming soil... We are also there because there are great stakes in the balance. Let no one think for a moment that retreat from Viet-Nam would bring an end to conflict. The battle would be renewed in one country and then another. The central lesson of our time is that the appetite of aggression is never satisfied. To withdraw from one battlefield means only to prepare for the next. We must say in southeast Asia--as we did in Europe--in the words of the Bible: ''Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further, his painful road'?
The ideas expressed in the passage above are most consistent with which of the following American policies?
President John F. Kennedy was a committed Cold War president, yet also understood the complexities of entering the Vietnamese civil war.
Which of the following actions did Kennedy take which illustrated a measured step with respect to containing the spread of communism into South Vietnam?
The American population was largely split into both "Hawks" and "Doves" in their views of America's participation in the Vietnam War.
All of the following were beliefs of the "Doves" EXCEPT.
The South objected to high tariffs, especially the so-called "Tariff of Abominations' because ______.
They drove the price of cotton down.
Why were the Vietcong (The National Liberation Front) a frustrating enemy for the American military?
The 1954,Vietnam peace negotiations in Geneva would not provided for ___________________.
All of the following were a part of Richard Nixon's southern strategy in 1972 to build a Republican majority except __________________________.
Richard Nixon used his "southern strategy" to defeat Hubert Humphrey during 1968 Democratic elections. This strategy included Nixon's promise to the southern voters that he would be less aggressive in pursuing a civil rights agenda.
All but which of the following are reasons why many Americans protested the military draft during the war? A
Richard Nixon won the Presidency in 1968 with the campaign promise of ending the war in Vietnam.
Which of the following explains his plan for ending the war?
Why was Agent Orange used by the military during the Vietnam War?
Agent Orange was a powerful herbicide used by U.S. military forces during the Vietnam War to eliminate forest cover and crops for North Vietnamese and Vietnam Cong troops. The U.S. program, codenamed Operation Ranch Hand, sprayed more than 20 million gallons of various herbicides over Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos from 1961 to 1971. Agent Orange, which contained the deadly chemical dioxin, was the most commonly used herbicide. It was later proven to cause serious health issues.
The Nixon Doctrine proclaimed that ____________________.
"Vietnamization" was a policy introduced by the Richard Nixon administration . It aimed to end US involvement in the Vietnam War and to strengthen the south Vietnamese armed forces.
Identify the correct statements for the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution of 1964.
It gave President Johnson a "blank check" to retaliate against the North Vietnamese.
The presidency of Lyndon Johnson was surrounded by issues involving Vietnam after he ____________.
The below quote by U.S. President Richard M. Nixon most likely refers to which of the following?
"We must recognize that ending the war is only the first step toward building the peace. All parties must now see to it that this is a peace that lasts, and also a peace that heals - and a peace that only ends the war in Southeast Asia but contributes to the prospects of peace in the whole world."
The end of the Vietnam War.
After which incident, The United States became politically involved in Vietnam?
France was defeated by the Vietminh.
In the 1960s and early 1970s, who were the Weathermen in the news?
Radical terrorists who opposed the Vietnam War.
Identify the correct statement about both the American Revolution and the Vietnam War.
Both were essentially wars against domination by an overseas power.
After the Vietnam War, the change in U.S. policy toward Vietnam was best demonstrated by __________.
After the Vietnam War, the change in U.S. policy toward Vietnam was best demonstrated by visits and trade talks conducted by Bill Clinton with Vietnam leaders.
The Weathermen, who were in the news in the 1960s and early 1970s, were ____________.
Which of the following is TRUE about both the American Revolution and the Vietnam War?
American Revolution and the Vietnam War both were essentially wars against domination by an overseas power.
The Pentagon Papers provided a detailed accounting of U.S. involvement in ________.
Married women exceeded single women in the work force after World War II.the Vietnam War.
The Pentagon Papers contained information on all of the following President except __________.
The Pentagon Papers contained information on all of the following President except Jimmy Carter.
Why did the Vietnamese build hundreds of miles of tunnels?
Vietnamese build hundreds of miles of tunnels To hide from French soldiers,To hide from American soldiers,prepare for military operations.
Napalm, a focus of antiwar protests during the Vietnam War, was _________.
Naplam a focus of antiwar protests was a weapon that burst into flames after adhering to its victim.a weapon that burst into flames after adhering to its victim.
U.S. forces in Vietnam used Agent Orange primarily to ___________.
U.S. forces in Vietnam used Agent Orange primarily to destroy the natural cover used by the Vietcong guerrillas.
The United States became politically involved in Vietnam immediately after _________.
The United States became politically involved in Vietnam immediately after France was defeated by the Vietminh.
Which of the following spurred young people in the United States to push for the ratification of the Twenty-Sixth Amendment?
Opposition to the Vietnam War.
Put the following events in order from oldest to most recent.
1) Geneva Accords
2) Tonkin Gulf
3) Dien Bien Phu
4) The Tet offensive
5) The assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist revolutionaries. It was, from the French view before the event, a set piece battle to draw out the Vietnamese and destroy them with superior firepower.
Civil rights groups opposed the Vietnam War primarily because ________.
Civil rights groups opposed the Vietnam War primarily because money that had been earmarked for social programs was diverted to military use.
I didn't want to believe it at first-people protest ing against us when we were putting our lives on the line for our country. The speaker of the above quotation is most likely a veteran of the _____________.
President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shared a belief in "realpolitik", which is best described as __________.
President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shared a belief in "realpolitik", which is best described as a foreign policy guided by national interests rather than ideals.
Vietnam revisionism is a belief that ____________.
Vietnam revisionism is a belief that America lost the war because of a lack of Congressional support.
Nixon's policy in Vietnam was called _________.
Nixon's policy in Vietnam was called Vietnamization was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration to end U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War through a program to "expand, equip, and train South Vietnamese forces and assign to them an ever-increasing combat role, at the same time steadily reducing the number of U.S. combat troops.
An example of the change in U.S. policy toward Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War was best demonstrated by __________.
An example of the change in U.S. policy toward Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War was best demonstrated by visits and trade talks conducted by Bill Clinton with Vietnamese leaders.
In 1968, President Johnson did not run for re-election because _________.
In 1968, President Johnson did not run for re-election because Eugene McCarthy came in a close second in the New Hampshire primary.
The 1954 Vietnam peace negotiations in Geneva provided for all of the following except _________.
The 1954 Vietnam peace negotiations in Geneva provided for all of the following except a U.S. role in the future of Vietnam.
What did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution state?
The United States would take military action in response to a supposed Vietnamese attack on a U.S. destroyer.
Hawks and "doves" were nicknames given to those who supported and opposed which war?
DOVES AND HAWKS are terms applied to people based upon their views about a military conflict. A dove is someone who opposes the use of military pressure to resolve a dispute; a hawk favors entry into war. The terms came into widespread use during the Vietnam War, but their roots are much older than that conflict. The association of doves with peace is rooted in the biblical story of the Great Flood: the dove that Noah released after the rains had stopped returned with an olive branch, the symbol of peace and a sign that the waters had receded from the ground. "War hawk" was applied to advocates of war in the United States as early as 1798 when Thomas Jefferson used it to describe Federalists ready to declare war on France.
The thin disguise of 'equal' accommodations for passengers in railroad coaches will not mislead anyone, nor atone for the wrong this day done. Justice John Harlan wrote the dissenting opinion quoted above at the conclusion of which Supreme Court case?
Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896), was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court issued in 1896.
Congress passed the War Powers Act in response to the ______.
Congress passed the War Powers Act in response to the Vietnam War he Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was an undeclared war in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
"I think we came, without really knowing it, to make the memorial our wailing wall. We came to find the names of those we lost in the war, as if by tracing the letters cut into the granite we could find what was left of ourselves ...." The speaker most likely is referring to the ______.
Vietnam War Memorial.
Which war did young Americans protest by burning their draft cards and draft notices, fleeing to Canada, and demonstrating against the administration?
Protests against the Vietnam War took place in the 1960s and 1970s. The protests were part of a movement in opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War, and as such took place mainly in the U.S.
Congress passed the War Powers Act primarily because ____________.
Congress passed the War Powers Act primarily because Presidents Johnson and Nixon had usurped congressional authority in making war on Vietnam.
Which of the following was not settled in the U.S.North Vietnamese peace agreement of 1973?
The Paris Peace Accords, officially titled the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam, was a peace treaty signed on January 27, 1973, to establish peace in Vietnam and end the Vietnam War. except The political future of South Vietnam.
When was Vietnam unified?
After the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Vietnam became a unified country under control of North Vietnam’s communist government with Hanoi as its new capital.
Which of the following is associated with the term Napalm ?
Napalm is a flammable liquid used in warfare. It has been used by the United States since World War II. This chemical weapon was widely used during the Vietnam war also.