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APUSH quiz questions: chapters 27, 28, 29
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One of the major justifications for intervening in the Vietnam arena can be attributed to the
B. Domino theory
Which one of the following was the U.S.' main goal in Vietnam
B. The containment of communism
The concept of the policy of containment was most closely associated with which one of the following?
C. George Kennan
At the end of WWII, the French
B. Were determined to reconstitute their empire
After WWII, the U.S. and the Soviet Union were engaged in the Cold War, which could best be described as
D. Engagement through proxy states and ideological struggle
In 1954, representatives of several nations drafted a set of accords about the future of Vietnam in which European city?
Which of these countries did NOT occupy or colonize Vietnam prior to 1945?
The French withdrew from Vietnam after suffering an embarrassing defeat in which 1954 battle?
C. Down Bien Phu
The leader of nationalist, communist forces in Vietnam in the 1950s was
C. Ho Chi Minh
At which parallel did delegates at the Geneva conference divide N and S Vietnam?
B. The 17th parallel
Which is these was NOT a reason for the Vietnam war?
Who was the U.S.-backed leader of South Vietnam until 1963?
C. Ngo Dinh Diem
In the Cold War, MAD was a common term associated with Nuclear Warfare. What does MAD stand for?
A. Mutual assured destruction
The belief that the U.S. had to prevent the USSR from expanding and communism from spreading was known as
Vietnam was part of a larger conflict between USSR and the USA called the
D. Cold War
What did the domino theory state?
C. If one country fell to communism, the others nearby would soon follow
On which religious group did the Diem regime crack down severely?
Which one of the following was the anti-communist military alliance organized by John Foster Dulles in 1954 to promote U.S. interests in Asia?
Which letter on the map represents Hanoi?
A. A (north Vietnam)
Which letter on the map represents Saigon before 1975?
B. B (south Vietnam)
The American military forces in Vietnam seemed least capable of
D. Pacifying a captured region by winning "the hearts and minds" of the Vietnamese people
The gulf of Tonkin resolution
C. Was claimed by president Johnson as legal authorization for the military escalation of the U.S. role in the conflict.
The 1968 Tet Offensive
D. Led to the belief in the U.S. that the Vietnam war was unwinnable
By 1967, the U.S. troop levels in Vietnam were nearly
Who led the Vietnamese nationalists?
A. Ho Chi Minh
Which one of the following was the young American Lieutenant who was brought to trial for the My Lai massacre of Vietnamese civilians?
C. William Calley
Lyndon Johnson obtained congressional approval for a greater American role in Vietnam by
A. Claiming that the north vietnamese had fired on American warships in international waters
Opponents of American involvement in the Vietnam war said that
D. All of the above
What policy did Lyndon Johnson follow with regard to American involvement in Vietnam?
D. Gradually escalate the direct American role in the war
Which of the following most accurately describes conditions In the American Army in Vietnam by 1969?
E. All of the above
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