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Ho Chi Minh
A world wanderer and a man of many names. Means "He who Enlightens,"
Ngo Dinh Dinh
South Vietnam non-Communist leader
if you knock over the first one they will all fall very quickly
It's main goal was to overthrow of Diem's government.
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
This gave the president authority to take "all neccessary measures to repel any armed attack against forces of the U.S.."
Ho Chih Minh Trail
a network of jungle paths. The north Vietnamese used them to bring weapons & supplies to S.Vietnam.
Students for Democratic Soiety
a variety of civil rights, pacifist,religious,and students groups that shaped the antiwar movement.
those who supported the war
those who opposed the war
The gap between the Johnson Adminstration and the American public support
Dien Bien Phu
the French military base fell after a 56-day siege by Vietnam troops
the commander of u.s. forces in vietnam
Sabotaged people who fought an ran away
the secretary of the state during the Nixon presidency
Kent State Shooting
Incident in which National Guard troops fired at a group of students during a antiwar protest at Kent State University in Ohio, killing four people
a 7,000-page top-secret U.S. government report on the history of the internal planning and policy-making process within the government itself concerning the Vietnam War
surprise attacks on cites all over S.Vietnam
A herbicide that is believed to contaminated many Americans and Vietnamese
War Powers Act
act that grants emergency executive powers to president to run war effort
policy of equipping and training of the S. Vietnamese to fight fot themselfs
league for the independence of vietnamese of vietnam:group of vietnamese nationalist organized int he 1940s by Ho Chi Minh to drive the japenese out of Vietnam