Big Events Politics People Other The War 500 400 300 200 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 THE VIETNAM WAR
Jellied gasoline that explodes on contact – 100 Points What is napalm?
Chemical that strips leaves from trees and shrubs – 200 Points What is Agent Orange?
Improving relations with the Soviet Union and china to persuade them to cut back their aid to North Vietnam – 300 Points What is linkage?
The Vietminh formed initially in Vietnam to – 400 Points What is win independence from Japan?
A strategy that led troops to count bodies after battles – 500 Points What were body counts to show that the US was winning the war of attrition?
Soldier whose fate was undetermined – 100 Points What is MIA?
Forces made up of north and South Vietnamese, but supplied by North Vietnam – 200 Points Who were the Vietcong?
Fear that a communist Vietnam would lead to other Southeast Asian communist governments – 300 Points What is the domino theory?
This was a military campaign during the Vietnam War that was launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies. It was a campaign of surprising attacks that were launched against military and civilian commands and control centers throughout South Vietnam, during a period when no attacks were supposed to take place– 400 Points What is the Tet Offensive?
Vietcong's battle tactics and ways that American troops countered their tactics– 500 Points What was battle tactics comprised a flexible mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare battle tactics from the Vietcong and it was countered by napalm, agent orange, and searching for ambushes ?
Nixon’s Special assistant for nation security affairs– 100 Points Who was Henry Kissinger?
Feared the Vietnam War would draw attention from the civil rights movement – 200 Points Who is Martin Luther King?
Democratic Candidate assassinated in a California Hotel– 300 Points Who is Robert Kennedy?
Peace negotiator for the North Vietnamese – 400 Points Who is Le Duc Tho?
South Vietnams president at the end of the Vietnam War – 500 Points Who is Nguyen Van Thieu?
The place where in 1968 antiwar protesters and police clashed outside – 100 Points What is Democratic National Convention?
When the French left Vietnam, the U.S. stepped in to – 200 Points What was it to be the principle protector of the new government?
The main reason that President Johnson refused to order a full- scale invasion of North Vietnam was his fear of this – 300 Points What is bringing China into the war?
The reason Kennedy felt the need to step up in Vietnam – 400 Points What is the Republicans accusing the Democrats of losing China to communism?
Many government officials during the Johnson administration privately questioned the war while publicly defending it– 500 Points What were the Pentagon Papers?
A massacre of South Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops – 100 Points What was My Lai?
It temporarily divided Vietnam along the 17 th parallel – 200 Points What were the Geneva Accords?
The results of Nixon’s decision to invade Cambodia – 300 Points What is the repealing of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
The two events that led Truman to help France in Vietnam – 400 Points What is the fall of China to communism and the outbreak of the Korean War?
He was the democratic candidate assassinated in a California hotel – 500 Points Who was Robert Kennedy?