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Review of people, places, and events for the Vietnam War test in American History.

Review of people, places, and events for the Vietnam War test in American History.

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    • Vietnam: The Board Game
    • What was that called?
      • This was Nixon’s term for lessening the level of US involvement and increasing the responsibility of the South Vietnamese
      Vietnamization
    • Question: the O’Doyle category
      • During World War II, what country ruled Vietnam?
      Japan
    • Picture this…
      • What/who are these monks protesting?
      Diem
    • Question: The O’Doyle Category
      • Who lost at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu?
      The French
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • Who might have said this?
      • “ I won over 100% of the popular vote in my election?
      Ngo Dihn Diem
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • Vietcong
      Their side
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ I quoted the Declaration of Independence hoping to gain US support.”
      Ho Chi Minh
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ I subscribed to the Madman Theory…but they didn’t buy it.”
      Richard Nixon
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ I was the original President to side with South Vietnam; I gave them a few bucks and 300 advisors.”
      Harry S. Truman
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ I love playing dominoes…heck, I’m going to develop a theory based on dominoes.”
      Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ As president I could not afford another Cold War defeat…so I increased our ‘advisors’ from 700 to 16,000.”
      John F. Kennedy
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I was the US president when Diem was assassinated.”
      John F. Kennedy
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ People liked my leadership so much in Vietnam that they lit themselves on fire.”
      Ngo Dinh Diem
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • National Liberation Front
      Their side
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I won the 1972 election.”
      Richard Nixon
    • Question
      • For over 1,000 years, what country ruled Vietnam?
      China
    • Birds
      • Hawk or Dove?
      • Martin Luther King
      Dove
    • Picture this…
      • In what year is this occurring? 1968, 1972, 1975?
      1975
    • Picture this
      • At what university did this occur?
      Kent State
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I sent in the Green Berets.”
      John F. Kennedy
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • South Vietnam
      Our side
    • Where in the World?
      • Where the Pathet Lao lived
      Laos
    • Where in the World?
      • The USS Maddox was “attacked” here
      The Gulf of Tonkin
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • ARVN
      Our side
    • By the numbers…
      • What is the significance of this number?
      • 25%
      The percentage of US soldiers who were drafted in the Vietnam war
    • Really or not really?
      • LBJ’s air war cost the US more than it cost the North Vietnamese
      Really
    • Really or not really?
      • A higher percentage of US soldiers were drafted in World War II than were drafted in Vietnam.
      Really
    • Chicken or Egg?
      • Which event came first: Gulf of Tonkin Incident or My Lai Massacre
      Gulf of Tonkin
    • Picture this…
      • Why are these people running?
      Napalm attack
    • By the numbers…
      • What is the significance of this number?
      • 19
      The average age of the US soldier in Vietnam
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • Charlie
      Their side
    • Picture this….
      • During what event is this occurring?
      Tet Offensive
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I was the Commander of forces in Vietnam. I asked LBJ for 206,000 more troops in 1968.”
      William Westmoreland
    • Picture this…
      • What event just took place?
      My Lai Massacre
    • Question: Follow the Leader
      • “ Congress granted me the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.”
      LBJ
    • Really or not really?
      • The highest levels of US troop involvement occurred during the Richard Nixon presidency.
      Not really
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I won the 1968 election.”
      Richard Nixon
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • Pathet Lao
      Their side
    • By the numbers
      • What is the significance of this number?
      • 58,000
      The number of US soldiers killed in action
    • By the numbers
      • What is the significance of the following number?
      • 2.6 million
      The number of US soldiers who served in-country in Vietnam
    • What’s the word?
      • This was the name of LBJ’s bombing campaign on the North…
      Operation Rolling Thunder
    • What was that called?
      • This conference established the 17 th parallel as the dividing line between North and South Vietnam
      Geneva Conference
    • What was that called?
      • This was the name of the attack by the North on the South once American troops had left…this brought about the fall of Saigon
      Ho Chi Minh Offensive
    • Who are they?
      • This group’s mission was to “out guerilla the guerillas.”
      Tiger Force
    • What’s it called?
      • This was the supply line from the north to the south
      Ho Chi Minh trail
    • What was it called?
      • This was the North Vietnamese attack of over 100 cities and 12 military bases
      Tet Offensive
    • Chicken or Egg?
      • Who came first: Johnson or Nixon?
      Johnson
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ Vietnam was the cornerstone of the Free World in Southeast Asia.”
      John F. Kennedy
    • Chicken or Egg?
      • Who came first: Truman or Eisenhower?
      Truman
    • What’s the term?
      • The forced relocation of South Vietnamese peasants to prevent NLF influence
      Strategic Hamlet Program
    • What’s the term?
      • This was William Westmoreland’s term for the number of dead Vietcong
      Body Count
    • Question
      • Our side or their side?
      • Ho Chi Minh
      Their side
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I worked to negotiate a truce with North Vietnam under the Nixon administration.”
      Henry Kissinger
    • Need a date?
      • Why does this date matter: March 5, 1965?
      First combat troops deployed to Vietnam
    • What was that called?
      • Daniel Ellsberg published this in 1971, which exposed that the government was deliberately misleading the American public: The ___________ Papers
      Pentagon
    • Follow the Leader
      • “ I widened the war by bombing Cambodia.”
      Richard Nixon
    • What was that called?
      • This was the name of the killings led by Lt. William Calley, which women, children, and old men were the victims
      My Lai Massacre
    • What was that called?
      • This was the CIA-sponsored operative which killed over 20,000 Vietnamese, including suspected recruiters for the NLF
      Operation Phoenix
    • Need a date?
      • What happened on January 27, 1973?
      A cease fire occurred
    • Need a date?
      • What happened on August 4, 1964?
      The 2 nd alleged attack on the USS Maddox