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President Kennedy's policy in Vietnam was to

Increase the number of American militant advisors

Escalation of the war in Vietnam began with the

Passage of the GUlf of Tonkin Resolution

American soldiers fighting in Vietnam had to cope with

Tropical infections and booby traps

Civilians in both North and SOuth Vietnam had to suffer the effects of American efforts to destroy roads and bridges through

Guerrill warfare

In the US television was instrumental in

Bringing the brutality of the war into people's living rooms

Some Americans questioned the fairness of the draft because

College students could easily avoid the draft

People who opposed fighting the war on moral or religious grounds were known as

Conscientious objectors

The Vietnam war finally ended in 1975 when

Nixon signed a peace treaty with North Vietnam

What did the US fear would happen if it did not get involved in Vietnam

Communists would take over

What congressional action gave Pres. Johnson the authority to escalate the VIetnam war

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Which of the following conditions did Americans fighting in Vietnam experience

Sniper fire and land mines

Television coverage of the Vietnam War

Brought the brutality of the war into American homes

What was the primary focus of the protest movement of the 1960's

to demand U. S. withdrawal from Vietnam

Tensions between students who oppsoed the was and National Guardsmen resulted in four deaths at

Kent State

In 1970, President Nixon announced that American forces would invade which country


How did the Vietnam War finally end in 1975

with North Vietnam gaining control of all of Vietnam

Who was the nationalist leader who led Vietnam against the French

Ho Chi Minh

Why did President Kennedy support the government of Ngo Dinh Diem

Kennedy feared that Communists would take over South Vietnam

Why did South Vietnames military leaders overthrhow Diem

He had lost American Support

What was President Johnson's objective in Vietnam

to prevent a Communist takeover

What did Congress do after the North Vietnamese attack in the Gulf of Tonkin

gave Johnson control over American actions in Vietnam

What principle, described by President Eisenhower, became associated with American involvement in Southeast Asia

to domino theory

American soldiers were confused to discover that many South Vietnamese people

did not appreciate their efforts

Fighting conditions for American soldiers included

the constant hazard of booby traps

One advantage the Viet Cong guerrillas had was their

elaborate tunnel systems

In fighting the Norht Vietnamese, United States forces used

guerrilla tactics

Herbicides such as Agent Orange were used mainly to

expose Viet Cong hiding places

The officer in charge of the My Lai massacre was

William Calley

The death toll at My Lai might have been even greater but for

the heroics of an American helicopter crew

Many young people in the 1960's had freedom and opportunities unknown to previous generations, thanks to

postwar prosperity

The student protest movement of the 1960's emerged from the

civil rights movement

The Port Huron Statement by the SDS called for power to be rooted in

love, reflectiveness, reason and creativity

Most people who refused to be drafted in the early 1960's were

conscientious objectors

Many young men resisted the military draft by

going to Canada

During the election of 1968, the issues, the issues dividing the country

also caused a split in the Democratic Party

The winner of the 1968 election was

Republican Richard Nixon

What was the status of the Vietnam War by the end of the Johnson's presidency

There was a stalemate, with no resolution in sight

What did Nixon do as he withdrew American troops from Vietnam

resumed bombing raids

Which of the following reignited student protests in 1970

Nixon's invasion of Cambodia

Which of the following was not part of the peace treaty signed in 1973

Election to unify the country would be held withing 60 days

What did North Vietnam do after the last Americans fled Saigon

completed its conquest of South Vietnam

what was the one legacy of the Vietnam War

Communist rule of Southeast Asis

What was one reason for the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

to healp heal the wounds created by the war

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