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Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Key Vocabulary:
Guerrilla warfare
Tet offensive (January 1968)
French Indochina
...
Surprise attacks made by small bands of fighters
A surprise attack on US military bases and more than 100 citi…
French colony in Vietnam
Key Vocabulary:
...
Guerrilla warfare
Surprise attacks made by small bands of fighters
40 terms
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
When was the Vietnam war?
When was the Cold War?
What was the Cold War?
Capitalism?
1955-1975
1947-1991
(1947-1991) The Cold War was the tense relationship between t…
And economic and political system in which countries trade an…
When was the Vietnam war?
1955-1975
When was the Cold War?
1947-1991
38 terms
Cold War/Vietnam War 1955-1975 Honors
Vietminh
French Indo-China War
Indochinese Communist Party
domino theory
n. an organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationa…
the name given to France's attempt to reestablish its rule in…
founded in 1930, staged a number of revolts under the leaders…
n. the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, n…
Vietminh
n. an organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationa…
French Indo-China War
the name given to France's attempt to reestablish its rule in…
28 terms
Unit 8 The Vietnam War 1955-1975
Beginning in the 1900s---controlled th…
Nationalist movements led by Ho Chi Mi…
The French responded to the unrest wit…
After a brief---occupation during WWII…
France
independence
arrests
Japanese
Beginning in the 1900s---controlled th…
France
Nationalist movements led by Ho Chi Mi…
independence
16 terms
Vietnam War 1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975
First Indochina War (1946-54)
Indochina
peace treaty in Geneva
Viet Cong
- VW = Second Indochina War... - conflict between Vietnam <-> Fr…
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
1954... - French Indochina came to an end... - separated Vietnam in…
- the name given by Western sources to the National Liberatio…
First Indochina War (1946-54)
- VW = Second Indochina War... - conflict between Vietnam <-> Fr…
Indochina
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
73 terms
Vietnam war 1964-1975
November 1963
Honolulu Conference (1)
OPLAN 34A
DESOTO operation (patrol)
-Lyndon Johnson sworn in as President of the United States... -T…
November 1963... -Ambassador Lodge joined with the Joint Chiefs…
- August 1964 The Gulf of Tonkin Affair... -February 1964 The im…
were patrols conducted by U.S. Navy destroyers equipped with…
November 1963
-Lyndon Johnson sworn in as President of the United States... -T…
Honolulu Conference (1)
November 1963... -Ambassador Lodge joined with the Joint Chiefs…
34 terms
Vietnam War: 1969-1975
Nguyen Van Thieu
Operation Lam Son
Hamburger Hill
My Lai
Leader of South Vietnam
Attempt to get HCM trail in Laos
US takes hill, loses a lot of men, walks away
Biggest American atrocity during VN War
Nguyen Van Thieu
Leader of South Vietnam
Operation Lam Son
Attempt to get HCM trail in Laos
20 terms
Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
41 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh's governme…
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh's governme…
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Ngo Dinh Diem
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
anti-Communist President of South Vietnam whose brutal treatm…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Domino Theory
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
35 terms
Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
34 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
116 terms
The Vietnam War 1955-1973
Which countries had most control of SE…
What happened after WW2?
Why did the French struggle against Vi…
What was the British Malaya?
Britain (Burma and Malaya)... French- Indochina (Vietnam, Laos a…
Particularly French and British colonies struggled to reasser…
Guerrilla Warfare ... France could not afford to sustain conflic…
Britain was able to maintain control of Malaya during what wa…
Which countries had most control of SE…
Britain (Burma and Malaya)... French- Indochina (Vietnam, Laos a…
What happened after WW2?
Particularly French and British colonies struggled to reasser…
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
13 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Vietcong
Tet Offensive
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
Pro-communist guerilla group in South Vietnam
1968 Vietcong coordinated attack of every major city in South…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Domino Theory
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
30 terms
The Vietnam War (1954-1975)
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Causes of the Vietnam War
Robert McNamara
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
A 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-co…
1) Vietnam's desire for freedom from colonial rule 2) U.S. fe…
The US Secretary of Defense during the battles in Vietnam. He…
Domino Theory
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
Geneva Accords
A 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-co…
31 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
34 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
37 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
13 terms
Vietnam war 1954 - 1975
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Guerilla
Ngo Dinh Diem
Communist leader of North Vietnam
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
a member of a loosely organized fighting force that makes sur…
Leader of South Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam
Domino Theory
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
13 terms
The Vietnam war 154-1975
GI bill
Fair deal
Dynamic conservatism
Federal highway act
law passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
An economic extension of the New Deal proposed by Harry Truma…
Eisenhower's philosophy of being liberal in all things human…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
GI bill
law passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and p…
Fair deal
An economic extension of the New Deal proposed by Harry Truma…
24 terms
The Vietnam War (1956-1975)
A. The war develops
1. Vietnam and French imperialism
American Policy of the time
2. The Geneva Conference
Concern about the spread of communism led the United States t…
France had gained control of Vietnam in 1883. Ho Chi Minh led…
Domino Theory: The belief that communism would spread to othe…
Vietnam was temporarily divided at the 17th parallel. Viet Mi…
A. The war develops
Concern about the spread of communism led the United States t…
1. Vietnam and French imperialism
France had gained control of Vietnam in 1883. Ho Chi Minh led…
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
35 terms
The Vietnam War (1965-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Geneva Accords
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Communist government of North Vietnam
U.S. policy that if one nation in Southeast Asia falls to Com…
1954 agreement that divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel and…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam whose goal was to create a…
Vietminh
Communist government of North Vietnam
11 terms
Vietnam War 1968-1975
What was the major attack by the North…
Why was the Tet Offensive conducted?
What was the importance of Khe Sanh?
What cities did the North try to captu…
Tet Offensive
It was meant to cause a major uprising in favor of the North
It was meant to be a diversion from the main Tet Offensive
Hue and Saigon
What was the major attack by the North…
Tet Offensive
Why was the Tet Offensive conducted?
It was meant to cause a major uprising in favor of the North
53 terms
The Vietnam War 1954-1975
Background
Background to war
French in Vietnam
Dien Bien Phu
People drafted-parts of the lower class... Anti war movement... Mor…
France controlled Indonesia since the late 19 century ... Japa…
French lost control to Ho Chi Minh Viet Minh phone forces in…
The Vietnamese want back their land and the French are still…
Background
People drafted-parts of the lower class... Anti war movement... Mor…
Background to war
France controlled Indonesia since the late 19 century ... Japa…
37 terms
Vietnam war 1954-1975
Vietnam War
Battle of Dien Bien Phu 1954
geneva accords 1954
US aid to south vietnam 1955
2.7 million Americans served in the conflict and 58,000 died…
struggle between French and Viet Minh (Vietnamese Communist a…
France agreed to give up Indochina, which was divided into th…
President Eisenhower made an analogy to a row of dominoes. Ac…
Vietnam War
2.7 million Americans served in the conflict and 58,000 died…
Battle of Dien Bien Phu 1954
struggle between French and Viet Minh (Vietnamese Communist a…
28 terms
Vietnam War 1954-1975
Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Tonkin Resolutions
The Living War
Operation Rolling Thunder
•President Johnson announced that north Vietnam ships had fir…
Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing Jo…
Body counts on Tav every night (first "living room war")
•The U.D bombing campaign conducted against the North Vietnam…
Gulf of Tonkin Incident
•President Johnson announced that north Vietnam ships had fir…
Tonkin Resolutions
Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing Jo…
17 terms
Vietnam War- 1965-1975
PTSD
Tet Offensive
Fall of Saigon
doves
psychological disorder experienced by some Vietnam veterans b…
name o the widespread attack against the US and S.V. soldiers…
name for the final withdrawal of US troops from S.V. in April…
nickname for opponents of the US role in Vietnam
PTSD
psychological disorder experienced by some Vietnam veterans b…
Tet Offensive
name o the widespread attack against the US and S.V. soldiers…
14 terms
Vietnam War 1957-1975
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
1965
Vietnamese Communist
North Vietnamese invasion route and supply trail
Provided legal justification for U.S. military involvement in…
President Johnson sent the first American combat troops to So…
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist
Ho Chi Minh Trail
North Vietnamese invasion route and supply trail
6 terms
Vietnam war (1954-1975)
Strategic Hamlets
Leader Diem's demise
The Buddist "problem"
Operation Rolling Thunder
built up barricades around each area of enemies
the U.S. saw what the communist gov. was doing to the Vietnam…
many Buddhist monks were committing suicide to protest agains…
dropped 3 times as many bombs as all compantants dropped in W…
Strategic Hamlets
built up barricades around each area of enemies
Leader Diem's demise
the U.S. saw what the communist gov. was doing to the Vietnam…
17 terms
Vietnam War 1954 - 1975
Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Operations Rolling Thunder
Ho Chi Minh trail
Johnson announces that Vietnamese boats fired upon US ships i…
Congress turns power of war making over to President; Johnson…
Johnson orders bombing of North Vietnam (Communist region und…
agent orange chemical used to kill vegetation, napalm (bombs)…
Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Johnson announces that Vietnamese boats fired upon US ships i…
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Congress turns power of war making over to President; Johnson…
55 terms
Vietnam War (1954-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Chinese
French
Vietnam war
Communist leader of north Vietnam who used gorilla warfare to…
Vietnam and their farmland was under their rule
Took complete control and took Laos/Cambodia
Conflict occurring in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia when Saigon…
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of north Vietnam who used gorilla warfare to…
Chinese
Vietnam and their farmland was under their rule
44 terms
Vietnam War 1945-1975
Bao Dai
McGeorge Bundy
William Calley
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The last emperor of Vietnam, who ascended the throne in 1926.…
The special assistant for national security affairs under bot…
A U.S. Army lieutenant and the leader of the company of U.S.…
The 34th U.S. president, who popularized the domino theory th…
Bao Dai
The last emperor of Vietnam, who ascended the throne in 1926.…
McGeorge Bundy
The special assistant for national security affairs under bot…
19 terms
The Vietnam War 1954-1975
Doves
Escalation
Guerrilla war
Hawks
those who were against the Vietnam war in the 1960s
An increase in number, volume, scope. In reference to the vie…
Hit and run tactics combined with hiding and ambushing the en…
Those who were for the Vietnam War
Doves
those who were against the Vietnam war in the 1960s
Escalation
An increase in number, volume, scope. In reference to the vie…
16 terms
VIETNAM WAR (1954-1975)
What was Vietnam called until WWII?
What countries were officially formed…
Who was the leader of communist North…
What country supported South Vietnam t…
French Indochina. France tries to regain control from the Jap…
LAOS. CAMBODIA. VIETNAM. Vietnam was temporarily divided at t…
Ho Chi Minh.
The United States.
What was Vietnam called until WWII?
French Indochina. France tries to regain control from the Jap…
What countries were officially formed…
LAOS. CAMBODIA. VIETNAM. Vietnam was temporarily divided at t…
17 terms
The Vietnam War 1945-1975
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Dwight Eisenhower
Dienbienphu
Leader of Vietnamese revolutionary helped create Indochinese…
Organization whose goal was to win Vietnam's independence fro…
president who pledged aid to countries who took stances again…
1954 Vietminh rebels be signed a French garrison at Dien Bien…
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of Vietnamese revolutionary helped create Indochinese…
Vietminh
Organization whose goal was to win Vietnam's independence fro…
15 terms
The Vietnam War 1950-1975
Quagmire
Ho Chi Minh
Guerrilla warfare
May of 1950
A predicament, a swampy situation
Leader of Vietnam who originally asked for us help against Fr…
Hit and run ambush style of jungle fighting, uses Sabotage, b…
The us sent 10 mil. in aid to the french along with 50 milita…
Quagmire
A predicament, a swampy situation
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of Vietnam who originally asked for us help against Fr…
28 terms
Vietnam War 1954-1975
American President
Kind of warfare used including ambush,…
The part of Vietnam which was Communist.
The part of Vietnam that was not Commu…
Lyndon Johnson
Guerrilla
North Vietnam
South Vietnam
American President
Lyndon Johnson
Kind of warfare used including ambush,…
Guerrilla
16 terms
Vietnam War (1954-1975)
Formed communist Viet Minh to fight fo…
This US president sent economic aid to…
1954, Decisive battle in this city end…
French agreed to withdraw troops, Viet…
Ho Chi Minh
Eisenhower
Dien Bien Phu
Geneva Conference (1954)
Formed communist Viet Minh to fight fo…
Ho Chi Minh
This US president sent economic aid to…
Eisenhower
9 terms
The Vietnam War (1954-1975)
Ho Chi Minh
Dien Bien Phu
Ngo Dinh Diem
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
communist and nationalist leader who liberated Vietname from…
Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap forced the French to surren…
Headed South Vietnam in Eisenhower's "puppet" regime
(1964) Johnson announced that the Vietnamese had shot at the…
Ho Chi Minh
communist and nationalist leader who liberated Vietname from…
Dien Bien Phu
Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap forced the French to surren…
26 terms
The Vietnam War 1945-1975
Vietminh
Geneva Accords
17th Parallel
Ho Chi Minh
A communist group formed to fight for Vietnam's independence…
An agreement that temporary divided Vietnam into north and so…
The line that divided North and South Vietnam
The leader of the communist North
Vietminh
A communist group formed to fight for Vietnam's independence…
Geneva Accords
An agreement that temporary divided Vietnam into north and so…
25 terms
The vietnam war, 1954-1975
dien bien phu
geneva accords
puppet regime
national liberation front and vietcong
vietnam forced french to surrender here in war of liberation
separated vietnam into north communist vietnam and south
eisenhower: in south vietnam headed by ngo ding diem, had sup…
nationalist and communist organizations that wanted to rid vi…
dien bien phu
vietnam forced french to surrender here in war of liberation
geneva accords
separated vietnam into north communist vietnam and south
15 terms
Vietnam War1945-1975
Divided into two
North Vietnamese
South Vietnamese
Americas response
Ho Chi Minh ... Vietnamese
Communist
Democracy
Sent military advises to assist in fighting
Divided into two
Ho Chi Minh ... Vietnamese
North Vietnamese
Communist
9 terms
Vietnam War 1954-1975
President Eisenhower
Domino theory
Tonkin Gulf Resolution August 1964
President Johnson and Vietnam
By 1960, Eisenhower increased the number of non-combat U.S. a…
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress passed on August 7, 1…
he escalated the vietnam war once he took over. He sent in mo…
President Eisenhower
By 1960, Eisenhower increased the number of non-combat U.S. a…
Domino theory
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
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