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1 Vietnam and the Era of Protest

2 In 1941, the Vietminh united both Communists and non-Communists in the struggle to expel the _____ from Vietnam. A.French B.Japanese forces C.Chinese D.U.S. advisers

3 What troops returned to Vietnam in 1946 and drove the Vietminh’s forces into hiding in the countryside? A.Japanese B.French C.Chinese D.American

4 The _________ theory was the idea that if Vietnam fell to communism, its closest neighbors would follow. A.Checkers B.Clock C.Domino D.None of the above

5 Who was the leader of North Vietnam who demanded independence from the French after WWII? A.Ngo Dinh Diem B.Sun Yat-sen C.Ho Chi Minh D.Dien Bien Phu

6 The Vietminh laid siege to this French military base leading to the French withdrawal from Vietnam. A.Saigon B.Pusan C.Hanoi D.Dien Bien Phu

7 The Geneva Accords provided for A.Immediate elections to reunify Vietnam B.The division of Vietnam into two countries C.French control of Cambodia and Laos D.An anticommunist government in control of Vietnam

8 What happened during the Vietnamese election of 1956? A.Ho Chi Minh cancelled the election B.Ngo Dinh Diem refused to participate C.Ngo Dinh Diem won an overwhelming popular victory D.The United States installed Ngo Dinh Diem as president

9 National Liberation Front (NLF) guerilla fighters, called __________, launched an insurgency against the Diem government of South Vietnam. A.Vietcong B.Vietminh C.Ho Chi Minh’s Men D.None of the above

10 Diem made himself even more unpopular by discriminating against one of the country’s most widely practiced religions. A.Catholicism B.Judaism C.Buddhism D.Hinduism

11 President Johnson gained extraordinary powers under the _____ Resolution after two U.S. ships were attacked by the North Vietnamese A.South China Sea B.Gulf of Tonkin C.Asiatic Zone D.None of the above

12 President Johnson escalated American involvement in Vietnam by A.Declaring war B.Sending “advisers” C.Having Diem assassinated D.Ordering massive airstrikes of North Vietnam

13 In March 1968, what surprising announcement did President Johnson make to the American people? A.The draft had ended B.He would not run for another term as President C.The Vietcong seized control of South Vietnam D.The U.S. and South Vietnam won the war

14 Which of the following best describes the Vietcong’s war strategy? A.Fight small skirmishes B.Engage in large-scale battles C.Avoid any confrontation D.Battle by day and rest at night

15 In the years after WWII, American presidents opposed the spread of communism in the world by supporting a policy called A.Containment B.Isolationism C.Colonialism D.All of the above

16 In 1975, two years after the last American troops left Vietnam A.South Vietnam defeated the Vietcong B.The United Nations drew up a treaty ending the war C.South Vietnam surrendered to North Vietnam D.All of the above

17 Who did President Nixon appoint as a “special assistant” in helping to bring an end to U.S. involvement in Vietnam? A.Dwight Eisenhower B.Gerald Ford C.Lyndon Johnson D.Henry Kissinger

18 In order to bring the Vietnam War to an end, the U.S. needed to use “linkage.” What two countries did the U.S. need to work with to end the war? A.China and Japan B.Soviet Union and China C.Soviet Union and Greece D.Vietnam and China

19 To eliminate deferment abuses, the Selective Service System A.Adopted a lottery system to draft Americans B.Allowed some men to burn their draft cards C.Put local draft boards in charge of selection D.Recruited more heavily among working class and poor people

20 Ultimately, the end of the Vietnam War resulted in A.Greater U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia B.Expanded war-making powers for the U.S. president C.Communist control of Vietnam D.A communist North Vietnam and a democratic South Vietnam

21 American soldiers used Agent Orange and napalm to A.Detect Vietcong booby traps within the jungles B.Disrupt the enemy’s food supply C.Find the enemy within the jungle D.All of the above

22 Who won the 1968 Presidential election? A.Hubert Humphrey B.Robert Kennedy C.Richard Nixon D.George Wallace

23 President Nixon ordered the secret bombing of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Cambodia to A.Boost morale B.To stop the peace process C.Protect Vietnamese citizens D.Reduce the flow of communist supplies

24 What did the Pentagon Papers reveal? A.President Nixon withdrew from the peace process B.The U.S. had given arms and money to the Vietcong C.The U.S. military tried to cover up the massacre at My Lai D.U.S. leaders misled Congress and the American people about the war.

25 Which event helped create the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s? A.Great Depression B.World War II C.Vietnam War D.Woodstock

26 Which defining characteristic of the counterculture provided the foundation for the various rights movements that followed? A.Protest B.Drug use C.Communes D.Youthfulness

27 Young protestors especially focused on what they saw as an unfair A.Draft system B.Credibility gap C.Teach-in D.Division of Vietnam

28 The year 1968 saw a shocking political announcement, a pair of traumatic assassinations and finally, a violent political convention in A.New York B.Chicago C.Miami D.San Francisco

29 The violence and chaos associated with the Democratic Party, benefited the 1968 Republican candidate A.Hubert Humphrey B.George Wallace C.Richard Nixon D.Eugene McCarthy

30 Who appeared to be on his way to winning the Democratic nomination in 1968 until he was gunned down? A.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. B.George Wallace C.Robert Kennedy D.Hubert Humphrey

31 The Haight-Asbury became a melting pot for the counterculture in what U.S. city? A.Philadelphia B.San Diego C.San Francisco D.Boston

32 Someone who supported U.S. involvement was called a A.Flower child B.Hawk C.Dove D.Eagle

33 Someone who opposed U.S. intervention in Vietnam was a A.Dove B.Hawk C.Yankee D.None of the above

34 Four people were killed during protests at this university in May 1970 A.Penn State B.Jackson State C.Kent State D.Ohio State

35 A small community of people who shared resources was called a A.Resunes B.SMURF C.Commune D.All of the above

36 President to first send “advisers” to Vietnam A.Truman B.Eisenhower C.Kennedy D.LBJ

37 President who supported “Vietnamization” as a way to withdrawal American troops A.Truman B.Nixon C.Kennedy D.LBJ

38 It was a jellied gasoline used to set villages and jungles on fire. A.Agent Orange B.DDT C.Napalm D.None of the above

39 The Massacre at _________ became a huge publicity devastation for the U.S. military A.My Lai B.Dien Bien Phu C.Hanoi D.Saigon

40 Country suffered 58,000 deaths and spent about 150 billion dollars A.China B.Soviet Union C.United States D.South Vietnam

41 Which country did not turn communist after the Vietnam War? A.China B.Vietnam C.Cambodia D.Laos


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