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H12 Chapter 13 questions

  1. 1. History 12 Readings and Questions from: Global Forces of the Twentieth Century: Chapter 13 Nationalism in Asia 1945-2002 Japan Post-War Tensions /Occupation 1. Explain the nature of the United States’ occupation of Japan after the Second World War. How was the territory that Japan lost at the end of WWII distributed? International Relations 2. How did the growing tensions of the US and USSR affect Japan? Defense 3. What was Japan’s position on collective security? Why do you think Japan followed this policy? Industry and Trade 4. Evaluate the economic power of Japan and comment on its place in the international marketplace.What problems did Japan face in the reconstruction of its economy post WWII? Wars of National Liberation 5. Explain how the “Asia for the Asians” movement contributed to the wars of national liberation that were so common in the latter part of the 20th Century. India and Pakistan 6. What was the major issue in the achievement of India’s independence from Britain? How was the issue resolved? Kashmir 7. What is the significance of the Jammu-Kashmir and the Khyber Pass? Explain how and why the region has been a source of tension between India and Pakistan. The Cold War in Asia/Korea 8. What role did the United Nations play in the Korean War? Why? 9. Explain why China became involved in the Korean War. Evaluate Mao’s policy on the Yalu border. Was it reasonable? 10. Why was General MacArthur dismissed by Truman? Why was the Korean War limited? Do you agree with these decisions? Explain. Vietnam/ Background to US Involvement 11. Explain the French position in Indo-China. 12. How did the Korean War affect the Vietnam War? 13. What occurred in 1954 at Dein Bien Phu? Explain its significance for the French and the Americans. 14. What was the aim of Ho Chi Minh and his followers? Why did the USA not recognize Ho Chi Minh’s Government? Do you think this was a mistake? Explain. Revolution Begins 15. Explain how the revolution in Vietnam began. How did the Diem government respond? What were the political ramifications of these events? The Tonkin Resolution 16. Evaluate the Gulf of Tonkin incident in 1964 in relation to subsequent events. How was it important? What is your opinion regarding the controversy surrounding the Gulf of Tonkin incident?
  2. 2. End of the War 17. What were the results of the Paris Agreements in 1973? Case Study: Nuclear Threat 18. What Incentives were offered North Korea to halt its nuclear arms program? 19. Why did Kim Jong-Il agree to the demands of the international community to allow nuclear inspections? 20. How was North Korea able to continue its nuclear program without being discovered? Chapter 13: Vocabulary 1. Prime Minister Yoshida 2. General Douglas MacArthur in relation to the Korean War 3. Allied Council for Japan/Far East Commission 4. JDF 5. Premier Nakasone 6. Prime Minister Sato 7. Economic Imperialism 8. Jawaharlal Nehru 9. President Sukarno 10. All-India Congress 11. Muslim League 12. The Mountbatten Plan 13. Kashmir 14. Khyber Pass 15. Jihad 16. General Pervez Musharraf 17. Syngman Rhee 18. Premiere Zhou Enlai 19. Formosa (Taiwan) 20. Kim Dae Jung 21. The Three Kys/French Indo-China 22. Viet Minh 23. Bao Dai 24. 17th Parallel 25. Dien Bien Phu 26. Ho Chi Minh Trail 27. General Navarre 28. Ngo Dinh Diem 29. Southeast Asia Treaty Organization 30. Domino Theory 31. Viet Cong 32. Hanoi 33. The Green Berets 34. Tonkin Resolution 35. Lyndon Johnson 36. Premier Pham Van Dong 37. Tet Offensive 38. General Westmoreland 39. Napalm 40. North/South Vietnam 41. Boat People 42. Free Market 43. MIA