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What newly elected president announced the first US troop withdrawals from Vietnam in the summer of 1969?

Richard Nixon

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It was South Vietnam's ruler?

Nguyen Van Thieu

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Who was the president advisor for national security affairs and served as Nixon's top negotiator in Vietnam? He was a German immigrant and had three degrees from Harvard.

Henry Kissinger

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What called for a gradual withdrawal of US troops in order for the South Vietnamese to take on a more active combat role in the war?

Vietnamization

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When did the first 25,000 US troops return home from Vietnam?

August 1969

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Who was Nixon's aide that he told he wanted the enemy to believe he was capable of anything?

H. R. Haldeman

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Who were moderate mainstream Americans who quietly supported the US efforts in Vietnam?

Silent majority

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Who was the New York Times correspondent?

Seymour Hersh

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Who commanded a US platoon that massacred innocent civilians in a small village and what was the name of that village?

Lieutenant William Calley Jr.
My Lai

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Where was a massive student protests led to the burning of the ROTC building in Ohio?

Kent State University

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Who were construction workers and other blue-collar Americans who supported the US government's war policies?

Hardhats

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Who in May 1970 had nearly 100,000 members rally outside City Hall to support the government?

Building and construction trades Council of New York

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What was the 7000 page document written forward Defense Secretary Robert McNamara in 1967 to 1968 revealed among other things that the government had drawn up plans for entering the war revealed by Daniel Healdsburg?

Pentagon papers

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The United States signed what agreement ending the war in Vietnam?

Agreement on ending the war and restoring peace in Vietnam

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Who assumed the presidency after the Watergate scandal that forced Pres. Nixon to resign?

Gerald Ford

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About how much percent of the 3.3 million soldiers who served developed PTSD?

15%

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The Communist imprison more than 400,000 South Vietnamese in harsh what camps?

Reeducation

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In November 1973 Congress passed the what which stipulated that a president must inform Congress within 48 hours of sending forces into a hostile area without a declaration of war?

War Powers Act

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What is the title of the section?

The end of the war and its legacy