5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Coral Sea
- USS Maddox
- George Patton
- a US battleship that was allegedly fired upon by the North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin
- b Crucial naval battle which stopped the Japanese march across the Pacific, first time all fighting was done by carrier based aircraft
- c naval battle of World War II (June 1942)
- d Region of Northeast Asia bounded by the Yalu River on the south and the Amur River on the east and north. (p. 354)
- e Famous American General who fought in North Africa and Europe.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
- a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea
- He was an American diplomat and ambassador best known as "the father of containment" and as a key figure in the emergence of the Cold War.
- 1940 - U.S. agreed to "lend" its older destroyers to Great Britain. (Destroyers were major warships that made up the bulk of most countries' navies.) Signaled the end of U.S. neutrality in the war.
- 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 True/False questions
Chester Nimitz → Night of Broken Glass, Nov 9 1938 night when the Nazis killed or injured many jews & destroyed many jewish propertys
Matthew Ridgway → This general took MacArthur's place in the Korean War and was able to hold half of the peninsula from the onslaught on Chinese troops. Burke named his kid after him
El Alamein → location of the killing of over 400 Vietnamese civilians by American soldiers
Berlin Airlift → United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan, bringing the United States into World War II. Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941.
Geneva Accords → July 26, 1956, Nasser (leader of Egypt) nationalized the Suez Canal, Oct. 29, British, French and Israeli forces attacked Egypt. UN forced British to withdraw; made it clear Britain was no longer a world power