The Vietnam War Essential Pictures & Review
What country did the U.S. aid in the 1950’s in Vietnam? <ul><li>France </li></ul>
 
What was the group that carried out hundreds of assassinations of South Vietnamese government officials? <ul><li>Vietcong ...
 
 
 
What was the purpose of the Ho Chi Minh trail? <ul><li>To get supplies to the Vietcong and other NVA soldiers in South Vie...
 
Who was the commander of U.S. troops in Vietnam? <ul><li>General William Westmoreland </li></ul>
 
What was the early bombing campaign called? <ul><li>Operation Rolling Thunder </li></ul>
 
What was the name of the gasoline-based bomb that the U.S. used to hit the Vietcong tunnels. <ul><li>Napalm </li></ul>
 
 
What president was given powers in the Tonkin Gulf Resolution? <ul><li>Lyndon Johnson </li></ul>
 
Who was Johnson’s Secretary of Defense? <ul><li>Robert McNamara </li></ul>
 
What were some of the disadvantages the U.S. had in the Vietnam War? <ul><li>Knowledge of the Environment </li></ul><ul><l...
 
What were the nicknames for the supporters and opposers of the war? <ul><li>Against the War = Doves </li></ul><ul><li>For ...
 
 
 
 
What presidential candidate was assassinated in 1968? <ul><li>Robert Kennedy </li></ul><ul><li>What else happened that yea...
 
 
 
 
What was Nixon’s policy of gradual troop withdrawal called? <ul><li>Vietnamization </li></ul>
 
Following a significant troop withdrawal from Vietnam, what country did Nixon choose to invade? <ul><li>Cambodia </li></ul>
 
What was the name of the college where 4 students were killed by the National Guard? <ul><li>Kent State University </li></ul>
 
What was the name of the release documents that uncovered the dishonesty of the Johnson administration? <ul><li>The Pentag...
 
What is the capital city of South Vietnam that fell to the North in March of 1975? <ul><li>Saigon </li></ul>
 
 
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Ch 22 Essential Pictures & Review

  1. 1. The Vietnam War Essential Pictures & Review
  2. 2. What country did the U.S. aid in the 1950’s in Vietnam? <ul><li>France </li></ul>
  3. 4. What was the group that carried out hundreds of assassinations of South Vietnamese government officials? <ul><li>Vietcong </li></ul>
  4. 8. What was the purpose of the Ho Chi Minh trail? <ul><li>To get supplies to the Vietcong and other NVA soldiers in South Vietnam. </li></ul>
  5. 10. Who was the commander of U.S. troops in Vietnam? <ul><li>General William Westmoreland </li></ul>
  6. 12. What was the early bombing campaign called? <ul><li>Operation Rolling Thunder </li></ul>
  7. 14. What was the name of the gasoline-based bomb that the U.S. used to hit the Vietcong tunnels. <ul><li>Napalm </li></ul>
  8. 17. What president was given powers in the Tonkin Gulf Resolution? <ul><li>Lyndon Johnson </li></ul>
  9. 19. Who was Johnson’s Secretary of Defense? <ul><li>Robert McNamara </li></ul>
  10. 21. What were some of the disadvantages the U.S. had in the Vietnam War? <ul><li>Knowledge of the Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Different Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Low Morale </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty identifying the enemy </li></ul>
  11. 23. What were the nicknames for the supporters and opposers of the war? <ul><li>Against the War = Doves </li></ul><ul><li>For the War = Hawks </li></ul>
  12. 28. What presidential candidate was assassinated in 1968? <ul><li>Robert Kennedy </li></ul><ul><li>What else happened that year? </li></ul><ul><li>The Tet Offensive </li></ul><ul><li>Assassination of MLK Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>LBJ decides not to run again </li></ul><ul><li>Constant Protests </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic National Convention Debacle </li></ul><ul><li>Nixon wins 68’ election </li></ul>
  13. 33. What was Nixon’s policy of gradual troop withdrawal called? <ul><li>Vietnamization </li></ul>
  14. 35. Following a significant troop withdrawal from Vietnam, what country did Nixon choose to invade? <ul><li>Cambodia </li></ul>
  15. 37. What was the name of the college where 4 students were killed by the National Guard? <ul><li>Kent State University </li></ul>
  16. 39. What was the name of the release documents that uncovered the dishonesty of the Johnson administration? <ul><li>The Pentagon Papers </li></ul>
  17. 41. What is the capital city of South Vietnam that fell to the North in March of 1975? <ul><li>Saigon </li></ul>
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