5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hubert Humphrey
- Agent Orange
- Chester Nimitz
- Khe Sanh
- Army-McCarthy hearings
- a United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966)
- b LBJ's vice president and McCarthy's opposition in 1968 primary after LBJ stepped down. won nomination; not presidency.
- c a series of hearings where Senator McCarthy accused people in the US military of being communists
- d a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
- e this is a military base in northwestern South Vietnam that was attacked by communist troops. There was an increased traffic on the Ho Chi Minh Trail right before the assault.
5 Multiple choice questions
- established legal basis in Nazi Germany for discrimination against Jews.
- US battleship that was allegedly fired upon by the North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin
- pilot of the U-2 plane shot down by the U.S.S.R. (Yes, we were spying and were caught). He didn't die, but was captured. We had to negotiate to get him released. We exchanged Rudolph Abel (A USSR spy we captured) for him.
- agreement that divided Vietnam into North and South
- United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
5 True/False questions
appeasement → Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
Dean Rusk → The American Secretary of State during the Vietnam War
Curtis LeMay → The commander of the U.S. Air Force's 21st Bomber Command in the Pacific theater during World War II. LeMay is best known for developing the U.S. strategy of using massive incendiary bomb attacks on Japanese cities in order to break the Japanese will near the end of the war.
Island Hopping → `, the American navy attacked islands held by the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean. The capture of each successive island from the Japanese brought the American navy closer to an invasion of Japan.
Long Telegram → a telegram sent from George Kennan to the USSR outlining the policy of containment