Flashcards in History: chapter 22 test Deck (52)
___ was the United States’ main goal in Vietnam.
Containing the spread of communism
___ served as the commander of U.S. troops in Vietnam.
In the early years of the war, a young man could automatically be deferred from the draft by ___.
enrolling in college
___ did not occur in 1968.
The U.S. invasion of Cambodia
___ set off the first general student strike in U.S. history.
The invasion of Cambodia
After World War II, the United States aided ___ in its efforts to keep control of Vietnam.
___ enabled North Vietnam to send troops to South Vietnam.
The Ho Chi Minh Trail
The main purpose of the War Powers Act was to ___.
restrict the power of the president
___, founded by Tom Hayden and Al Haber, charged that corporations and large government institutions had taken over America.
Students for a Democratic Society
___ was/were most effective in convincing the American public that the war was not winnable.
The Tet Offensive
Approximately how many miles did the main part of the Ho Chi Minh trail cover?
Which country bordered North Vietnam on the north?
What city did the North Vietnamese capture that caused South Vietnam to surrender?
Which of the following cities lies closest to the border between North and South Vietnam?
Which country lies directly northwest of Saigon?
what percentage of americans favored immediate withdrawl of troops from vietnam?
What percent of Midwesterners opposed immediate withdrawal of troops from Vietnam?
In which region of the country did the greatest percent of people favor immediate withdrawal?
In which of the following categories did the greatest percent of people oppose immediate withdrawal?
In which of the following categories were people almost evenly divided between support and opposition?
president who used the Tonkin Gulf incident as an excuse to deepen U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War
Vietnamese forces that were supported by American troops
Army of the Republic of Vietnam
Americans who supported strong U.S. military efforts in Vietnam
top U.S. negotiator on Vietnam during Nixon’s presidency
South Vietnamese citizens who fought against the South Vietnamese government and American forces
Communist leader of the Vietnamese struggle against the French, the Japanese, and the Americans
Ho Chi Minh
U.S. president responsible for the Vietnamization of the war
Communist group that took control of Cambodia in 1975
political organization whose goal was to win Vietnam’s independence from foreign rule