5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Charles DeGaulle
- War Production Board
- Strategic hamlets
- Joseph Stalin
- a Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
- b During WWII, FDR established it to allocated scarce materials, limited or stopped the production of civilian goods, and distributed contracts among competing manufacturers
- c a city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
- d French General who Led the French resistance. Organized the Free French military forces that battled the Nazis until France was liberated in 1944.
- e This program attempted to separate rural peasants from Communist insurgents by creating "fortified villages". The idea backfired and led to a decrease in support for Diem's regime increasing the NLF's support in favor of communism.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- German lightning warfare. Characterized by highly mobility and concentrated forces at point of attack.
- He was a military commander and the president of South Vietnam. He was a corrupt as the leader of South Vietnam.
- The final wartime meeting of the leaders of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union was held at Potsdamn, outside Berlin, in July, 1945. Truman, Churchill, and Stalin discussed the future of Europe but their failure to reach meaningful agreements soon led to the onset of the Cold War.
- United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany
- LBJ's vice president and McCarthy's opposition in 1968 primary after LBJ stepped down. won nomination; not presidency.
5 True/False Questions
Agent Orange → a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
CIA → Those who opposed the war
Joseph R. McCarthy → Secretary of State under Eisenhower; emerged as a key architect of American policy; wanted to preserve the free world from godless, immoral communism; called for a rollback relying on the US's nuclear superiority
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.
Korematsu v US → 1944 Supreme Court case where the Supreme Court upheld the order providing for the relocation of Japanese Americans. It was not until 1988 that Congress formally apologized and agreed to pay $20,000 2 each survivor