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1

In 1940 _____ invaded _______, becoming one of a series of foreign nations to rule in _______.

Japan, Vietnam, Vietnam

2

The ______ controlled Vietnam from the late _____ to _____ ___ __.

Chinese, 1800s, World War II

3

The ______ would take over _______, ____, and _______ during WWII and the region known as ______ __________.

French, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, French Indochina

4

Among the leaders of the nationalist movement was Nguyen That Thanh-- better known by his assumed name, __ ____ ____-- He helped found the __________ _______ ____ in 1930 and worked for independence.

Ho Chi Minh, Indochinese Communist Party

5

Upon returning in 1941, Ho Chi Minh would organize a nationalist group called _______, which united Communists and non-Communists in the efforts to expel the Japanese.

Vietminh

6

President Eisenhower’s continuance of the Truman policy of containment and defending his position would be known as the _____ ______--the belief that if one nation in Asia fell to Communists, neighboring countries would follow.

Domino theory

7

The _______ were viewed as ________ for their tactics.

Vietminh, guerillas

8

A _______ is a member of an armed band that carries out surprise attacks and sabotage rather than open warfare.

Guerilla

9

The turning point of the war with the French was as ____ ____ ___.

Dien Bien Phu

10

Negotiations to end conflict were held in ______, _________.

Geneva, Switzerland

11

The ______ ______ provided for a temporary division of Vietnam along the ____ _______.

Geneva Accords, 17th parallel

12

Ho Chi Minh and the Vietminh controlled __. ______ and a pro-Western regime led by the anti-Communist ___ _____ _____.

N. Vietnam, Ngo Dinh Diem

13

They organized a new guerilla army of S. Vietnamese Communists, which became known as the ______ (?).

Vietcong (VC)

14

American officials blamed ____ for his unpopularity with the Vietnamese in the South.

Diem

15

____ further made himself unpopular by discriminating against ________, the country’s most widely practiced religions.

Diem, Buddhism

16

In response to the deaths, a Buddhist monk poured gasoline over his robes and set himself on fire, in the middle of the street in a practice known as ________.

Immolation