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The Cold War : 

The Cold War

What Was the Cold War? : 

The continuing state of political conflict, military tension, and economic competition existing after World War II (1939–1945), primarily between the USSR and its satellite states, and the powers of the Western world, including the United States. What Was the Cold War?

What Was the Cold War? : 

Some important things to know about the Cold War: Cold War= no fighting. Threats, espionage, propaganda, politics, and economics Nuclear weapons developed Stalin wants a buffer zone around Russia Makes Poland Communist Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania also under Soviet control What Was the Cold War?

I. Postwar : 

United States Capitalist Strong after the War Wanted the world to “model” us Did not trust Stalin The Soviet Union Communist Torn apart from the War Thought the world needed freed from capitalism Did not trust Capitalist Nations I. Postwar These differences led to a struggle to gain influence over smaller nations

OGT Multiple Choice : 

(Practice Test Booklet 2005) The period after World War II is referred o as the “Cold War.” It is called this because the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union: had several conflicts that never escalated into a full-scale war used nuclear weapons that lowered the temperature as they exploded has chilly but friendly relations during the is time period fought a war in Siberia to determine control of East Asia OGT Multiple Choice

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During World War II, the United States was an ally of this country. After World War II, the United States became enemies with this country: France Great Britain Soviet Union Spain OGT Multiple Choice

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The term ‘Cold War’ refers to: A war with a lot of battles. Another name for the Korean War A war with no fighting. Another name given to World War II. OGT Multiple Choice

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(Practice Test Booklet 2005) As World War II was nearing an end and it was clear that the Allies would be victorious, relations between the United States and the Soviet Union could be described as: becoming increasingly suspicious of each other’s motives good as both Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin trusted each other never better as the tow nations agreed on postwar issues on the brink of going to war against each other OGT Multiple Choice

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(2005 Practice Test) Which factor helped lead to the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union? the lack of U.S. aid to the Soviet Union under the Lend-Lease Program during World War II differing intentions between the two nations for the political and economic rebuilding of Eastern Europe after World War II both nations being members of the United Nations Security Council after World War II uneven prosperity between the two nations after the Great Depression OGT Multiple Choice

II. Harry S. Truman : 

33rd President of the U.S. Took over after FDR died Only pres. to see combat in WWI “The buck stops here” Made some important decisions: Dropping atomic bombs on Japan Founding the United Nations The Marshall Plan The Truman Doctrine The Berlin Airlift Forming NATO The Korean War II. Harry S. Truman

III. The United Nations : 

Meeting in April, 1945 San Francisco, CA 50 Nations U.S. Congress ratified on July 28, 1945 vote was 82-2 Security Council Charged with maintaining peace. Can act against any nation that threatens peace! 15 Members 5 permanent: U.S., USSR, France, China, Great Britain. HAVE VETO POWER 10 rotating: NO VETO POWER III. The United Nations

III. The United Nations : 

General Assembly All Nations represented- one vote each Makes recommendations to the Security Council Creates the budget and admits new members Secretary General “Chief Administrative Officer” Brings issues to the Security Council’s attention Recommended by the Security Council, confirmed by the General Assembly 1st was Trygve Lie of Norway III. The United Nations

UN Headquarters : 

UN Headquarters Located in Manhattan, NY UN Logo

OGT Multiple Choice : 

(Practice Test Booklet 2005) The international organization created to preserve the peace after World War II was the: United Nations League of Nations Organization of American States North Atlantic Treaty Organization OGT Multiple Choice

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Which is true about the involvement of the United States in the League of Nations (after World War I) and the United Nations (after World War II)? The United States joined the United Nations, but not the League of Nations The United States joined the League of Nations, but not the United Nations The United States joined both organizations The United States did NOT join either organization OGT Multiple Choice

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The first meeting to build the United Nations occurred on April 25, 1945 in: Berlin, Germany Paris, France London, England San Francisco, CA OGT Multiple Choice

IV. Joseph Stalin : 

Rose to power after Lenin died Pushed for major reforms: Five-Year Plans Great Purge Responsible for roughly 30 million deaths IV. Joseph Stalin

V. Truman Doctrine : 

“It must be the policy of the United States, to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressure. We must assist free people to work out their own destinies in their own way.” -Harry S Truman U.S. MUST NOT LET CAPITALIST NATIONS FALL TO COMMUNISM! V. Truman Doctrine

V. Truman Doctrine : 

Domino Theory: if one nation falls, they all will The basis for the Truman Doctrine Led to conflict like Korea and Vietnam Containment: U.S. must stop the spread of communism- CONTAIN IT! V. Truman Doctrine

VI. Marshall Plan : 

WWII left Europe in shambles Containment/Domino Theory suggested we MUST not let communism spread The plan: passed April 3, 1948 U.S. wants to save West Europe by giving aid Gave $13 billion to Europe for recovery Success!!! Prevented the spread of communism in Western Europe 25% more output VI. Marshall Plan

OGT Multiple Choice : 

(Practice Test Booklet 2005) The United States Marshall Plan following World War II was an effort to provide military aid to its former enemies military aid to its allies economic aid to starving people in Africa economic aid to war-torn Europe OGT Multiple Choice

OGT Short Answer : 

The Marshall Plan was a plan for European recovery after World War II. How did the Marshall Plan prove that the foreign policy of the United States was changing? (2 points) OGT Short Answer

VII. Iron Curtain : 

“an iron curtain has descended across the continent” -Winston Churchill Soviet Union closes off Eastern Europe Took control of nations Forced communism even though Stalin promised free elections Germany AND Berlin split into 4 parts Soviet Strategy: stop trading with the West and develop atomic weapons U.S. Strategy: Containment! Tensions rise in Germany VII. Iron Curtain

VII. Iron Curtain : 

VII. Iron Curtain

OGT Multiple Choice : 

After World War II, Germany was split into 4 zones of influence. Which country DID NOT control a part of Germany? Spain Soviet Union Great Britain the United States OGT Multiple Choice

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(Base Test March 2005) At the end of World War II, Soviet armies liberated the countries of Eastern Europe from Nazi Germany. The occupation of these countries by the Soviet Union contributed to the development of the Cold War by contributing to conflict in the Middle East strengthening the authority of the United Nations bringing about the reunification of Germany dividing Europe into communist and non-communist spheres OGT Multiple Choice

VIII. Berlin Blockade : 

As Marshall Plan prevented the spread of communism, U.S. and Soviet relations got worse Berlin becomes a controversial spot between the U.S. and USSR USSR puts a blockade around West Berlin to gain influence over all of Berlin VIII. Berlin Blockade

Berlin : 

Berlin

Germany : 

Germany

VIII. Berlin Blockade : 

Berlin Airlift: US dropped supplies into Berlin lasted 324 days 277,000 total flights 2 million tons of supplies May 1949, Stalin cancels blockade After the blockade is lifted, Germany is divided into 2 nations: German Federated Republic: (West Germany/Capitalist German Democratic Republic: (East Germany/Communist) VIII. Berlin Blockade

OGT Multiple Choice : 

(2005 Practice Test) After World War II, Germany was divided into two nations, East Germany and West Germany. Though they remained politically divided for over forty years, the people of these two nations shared a common cultural heritage. Which action was influenced by this cultural influence? West Germany joined NATO in 1955 East Germany joined the Warsaw Pact in 1955 The people of East Germany supported reunification with West Germany The people of West Germany supported withdrawing from the United Nations OGT Multiple Choice

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The Berlin Blockade was an event that helped to start the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. (4 points) What is a Cold War? (1 point) Why did the Soviet Union want to deny freedom to Berlin? (1 point) What were the results of the Berlin Blockade (2 points) OGT Multiple Choice

IX. NATO vs. Warsaw Pact : 

Cold War tensions rise: August 1949- USSR detonates atomic bomb End of 1949- China becomes communist under Mao Zedong Creation of NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization U.S./Canada join with 12 European nations West Germany/Greece join later Signed April 4, 1949 IX. NATO vs. Warsaw Pact

IX. NATO vs. Warsaw Pact : 

Alliance of Capitalist Nations: An attack on 1 is an attack on all Senate passes. First peacetime alliance in the U.S. Warsaw Pact Formed in 1955 by USSR and allies Intended to counter NATO Increased tensions IX. NATO vs. Warsaw Pact

X. Arms Race : 

Each side of the Cold War attempted to gain bigger and stronger weapons MAD: Mutually Assured Destruction- if both sides can destroy each other, no one will attack Hydrogen Bomb, ICBMs, and Nuclear Subs X. Arms Race

X. Arms Race : 

X. Arms Race

OGT Multiple Choice : 

The United States joined with Canada and 12 Western European countries to form our first peacetime alliance. This organization was called: League of Nations United Nations OPEC NATO OGT Multiple Choice

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(Practice Test Booklet 2005) In the years following World War II there emerged the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Warsaw Pact nations. These are examples of: regional economic cooperative efforts environmental impact studies military alliance systems international tribunals OGT Multiple Choice

XI. Second Red Scare : 

Russia detonates an atomic bomb and China becomes communist. Fears of spies emerge. Truman fears spies are in his administration: Millions of Federal Employees questioned 200 fired Reputations destroyed McCarran Internal Security Act Members of communist groups must register with the Attorney General’s Office Truman vetoes Congress overrides American citizens could lose citizenship! XI. Second Red Scare

XI. Second Red Scare : 

McCarran-Walter Act Immigration quotas Could deport immigrants if they had connections with communism Truman Vetoes Congress overrides Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Suspected of giving Soviets atomic secrets Executed with no proof XI. Second Red Scare

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg : 

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

XI. Second Red Scare : 

Joseph McCarthy R- Wisconsin Accused many in the U.S. government of being communist Many feared him McCarthyism Falls Removed books from the library Accused Secretary of the Army and other officers Televised hearings (over 187 hours) McCarthy was rude and arrogant, popularity falls Reign of terror ends soon after XI. Second Red Scare

Senator Joseph McCarthy : 

Senator Joseph McCarthy

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OGT Multiple Choice The fear of communism in the United States during the 1950’s was know as the: 2nd Red Scare 2nd Yellow Scare 2nd Green Scare 2nd Blue Scare

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OGT Multiple Choice A Senator from Wisconsin who started accusing many people of being Communist and then put those names on a “Black List” was: Harry S Truman Julius Rosenberg Joseph McCarthy Alger Hiss

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OGT Multiple Choice Which of the following events helped cause McCarthy’s fall from power? Eisenhower’s farewell address the Army-McCarthy hearings that were televised to 20 million people Life magazines “Crisis In America” issue the Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education

XII. Chinese Civil War : 

America supports the Nationalists Chiang Kai-Shek is the leader Corrupt and inefficient 3 Billion in aid sent during WWII Communists take over Mao Zedong is the leader Pushes the Nationalists to Taiwan Taiwan still exists today, but China considers it a renegade province XII. Chinese Civil War

China Today : 

China Today

Chiang Kai-Shek Mao Zedong : 

Chiang Kai-Shek Mao Zedong

XIII. Korean War : 

After WWII- Korea split into 2 countries North Korea- Soviet controlled South Korea- U.S. occupied 1949- Soviets and U.S. leave 1950- North Korea invades South Korea UN objects Truman sends troops to support South Korea First Offensive North Koreans push UN forces back and nearly out of Korea Pusan (South Korean capital) completely surrounded XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

Inchon Invasion MacArthur tries a risky invasion at Inchon Attack works! North Korea retreats back across the 38th Parallel China warns UN to not invade North Korea Truman/MacArthur does not believe them UN forces push North Korea back to the Chinese border China sends 300,000 troops to join North Korea XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

UN forces pushed (again) back into South Korea MacArthur requests the use of atomic weapons Truman refuses MacArthur asks Congress. They refuse Truman fires MacArthur for insubordination UN forces finally push Chinese and North Koreans back above the 38th Parallel Peace talks begin Last nearly 2 years Dispute over prisoners Two countries formed North and South Korea XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

XIII. Korean War : 

XIII. Korean War

OGT Multiple Choice : 

The result of the Korean War was: The North Koreans took control of South Korea and made it communist The South Koreans took control of North Korea and made it free China took control of both Koreas basically a tie, with neither side gaining much land OGT Multiple Choice

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The armistice that ended the Korean War resulted in: all of Korea becoming Communist Korea being divided near the 38th parallel all of Korea becoming free and democratic the Chinese gaining control of Korea OGT Multiple Choice

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After World War II, Korea was divided into two. Which of the following is true about Korea after World War II? North Korea was communist and controlled by the Soviet Union and South Korea was free and controlled by the United States. South Korea was communist and controlled by the Soviet Union and North Korea was free and controlled by the United States. North Korea was communist and controlled by the United States and South Korea was free and controlled by the Soviet Union. South Korea was communist and controlled by the United States and North Korea was free and controlled by the Soviet Union. OGT Multiple Choice

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(Practice Test Booklet 2005) From 1950 to 1953, the United States fought a “police action” in Asia to prevent communism from spreading to: South Korea South Vietnam Japan China OGT Multiple Choice

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Who was the man in charge of our troops during the Korean War? Dwight Eisenhower George Patton Douglas MacArthur Norman Schwartzkopf OGT Multiple Choice

OGT Short Answer : 

The Korean War was undeclared war between the United States and North Korea. How did this war prove that the foreign policy of the United States was changing? (2 points) OGT Short Answer

XIV. Space Race : 

U.S. and Soviet Union compete for space Sputnik Launched Oct. 4, 1957 First manmade satellite Vanguard Rocket Launched Dec. 6, 1957- FAILED Explorer I Launched Feb. 1, 1958 First U.S. satellite XIV. Space Race

XIV. Space Race : 

U.S. feels that our education system is lacking National Defense Education Act of 1958 $1 Billion for more scientists NASA formed National Aeronautics and Space Administration First man into space Soviet Union Launched April 12, 1961 Yari Gagarin Second man into space U.S. May 5, 1961 Alan Shepard John Glenn- First American to orbit the Earth XIV. Space Race

XIV. Space Race : 

JFK’s challenge-1961 Put a man on the moon by 1970 Apollo 11 July, 1969 Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins XIV. Space Race

OGT Multiple Choice : 

_____ In 1961, this President made it a goal of the U.S. to land on the moon by 1970. Dwight Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Richard Nixon OGT Multiple Choice

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Apollo 11 was the lunar landing that fulfilled JFK’s promise. Who were the astronauts who were involved in Apollo 11? Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin John Glenn and Ed White Neil Armstrong and John Glenn Virgil Grissom and Robert Chaffee OGT Multiple Choice

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The first man in space was: Yuri Gagarin Neil Armstrong John Glenn Alan Shephard OGT Multiple Choice

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(Practice Test Booklet 2005) The first country to put a man in space was: China France Soviet Union United States OGT Multiple Choice

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As a result of the Soviet launching of Sputnik, the U.S. federal government: passed the National Defense Education Act to produce more scientists and science teachers appointed Robert Goddard to head the United States space program created NASA to coordinate United States space efforts both a and c OGT Multiple Choice

OGT Extended Response : 

Explain the major domestic developments that occurred in the United States because of the space race. Which two countries were involved in the space race? (2 pts) What was the name of the Russian’s first man-made satellite? (1 pts) What was the Unites States’ reaction to launch of that satellite? (1 pts) OGT Extended Response

XV. JFK : 

Background: Youngest elected President (43) First Catholic President Naval officer during WWII “New Frontier” Make America better Massive reform “Ask not what your country can do for you…ask what you can do for your country.” -JFK XV. JFK

XV. JFK : 

Election of 1960 First election highly televised Candidates: Republicans: Richard Nixon (Pres) Henry Cabot Lodge (VP) Democrats: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Pres) Lyndon Baines Johnson (VP) XV. JFK

XV. JFK : 

“Great Debates” Televised debates 70 Million watched TV viewers- Kennedy won Radio listeners- Nixon won 1960 winner- JFK Very close! 303-219 XV. JFK

XV. JFK : 

Bay of Pigs Invasion Cuba- led by Fidel Castro Eisenhower stopped trading with Cuba Invasion plan designed by Eisenhower The plan: Land Anti-Castro exiles on Cuba to take over Cubans knew about it through bad U.S. intelligence Kennedy cancelled airstrikes Kennedy took full responsibility Prisoners returned for $50 million in food/medicine and $3 million in cash XV. JFK

XV. JFK : 

The Berlin Wall Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev meet in June 1961 Khrushchev thinks Kennedy is weak and inexperienced Khrushchev threatens to close off West Berlin in order to gain control Kennedy readies the army The Soviet Union builds the Berlin Wall Number of East Berliners going to the West falls dramatically Unrestricted access between East and West ends XV. JFK

Khrushchev and Kennedy : 

Khrushchev and Kennedy

The Berlin Wall : 

The Berlin Wall

XV. JFK : 

Cuban Missile Crisis Closest we’ve ever been to Nuclear War. Oct. 1962 U.S. spy planes discovers Soviet missiles in Cuba Kennedy orders a blockade of Cuba Soviet ships carrying missiles turn around War is averted Soviets agree to PUBLICLY remove missiles from Cuba U.S. agrees to SECRETLY remove missiles from Turkey Direct phone-line between the U.S. President and the Soviet Premier is installed Kennedy is praised, Khrushchev is removed XV. JFK

XV. JFK : 

JFK Assassination Kennedy campaigning in Texas for reelection Shot while driving through Dealey Plaza, Dallas TX Lee Harvey Oswald was suspected killer. He denied having any involvement Two days later, Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald on live television QUESTIONS: Why did Oswald kill Kennedy? Did he act alone? Why did Jack Ruby kill Oswald? Warren Commission: One year later, they concluded that Oswald acted alone. This group was led by Chief Justice Earl Warren. Many still question their verdict. XV. JFK

Ruby Shoots Oswald : 

Ruby Shoots Oswald

OGT Multiple Choice : 

In dealing with the Cuban missile crisis, Kennedy ordered: an invasion of Cuba to seize the missiles a naval blockade on all military equipment being shipped to Cuba an embargo on grain to the USSR a general air strike on targets in Cuba OGT Multiple Choice

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Who was the leader of Cuba during the time of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis? Nikita Khrushchev Joseph Stalin Fidel Castro Ho Chi Minh OGT Multiple Choice

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Kennedy’s assassination was investigated by the: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Warren Commission RAND Corporation Joint Chiefs of Staff OGT Multiple Choice

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The Bay of Pigs invasion was defeated mainly because: Castro hid and no one could find him the Soviet Union threatened nuclear retaliation Kennedy refused to support the invasion the Cuban people did not join in on the revolt as was expected OGT Multiple Choice

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The biggest question mark in Kennedy’s chances for election in 1960 was: his religion his performance in the “great debates.” his choice of a running mate his competition from Hubert Humphrey OGT Multiple Choice

OGT Extended Response : 

You have just learned about the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. How did this event show that the U.S. was taking a strong stance against Communism? What do you feel would have been the result if the Soviet ships did not turn around? (2 pts for each) OGT Extended Response

XVI. Vietnam : 

Another example of Domino Theory and Containment The Vietnam war stretched from the 40s through the 70s, only part of which the U.S. was involved XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

Indochina Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia May, 1945 Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland France, Great Britain, U.S., USSR, and China Vietnam split into 2 North Vietnam- Communist South Vietnam- Nationalist Ho Chi Minh Communist leader Fought the South Vietnamese XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

French intervention 1946- 1954 Wanted to help the South Vietnamese U.S. sends millions in aid Dien Bien Phu French surrounded Major French loss French pull out Deal from Geneva 1954 Free elections by 1956 South Vietnam- Ngo Dinh Diem: did not want this U.S. did not want this either If free elections were allowed, communism would spread. Not containment! XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

North Vietnam invades South Vietnam Viet Cong- Vietnamese Communists 1963- Diem overthrown/murdered South Vietnam cannot handle the Viet Cong U.S. switches from supporter to participant Presidential History in Vietnam Eisenhower sent weapons and economic help Kennedy sent military advisors Johnson sent non-combatant troops XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Aug. 1964- Two U.S. ships attacked off of N. Vietnam Resolution- “the right to take all necessary steps to protect American forces Vietnam.” Johnson sends more troops. 400,000 by 1966 U.S. starts bombing raids Congress never declared war 1968- War not looking good for U.S./ S. Vietnamese Tet Offensive Tet=Vietnamese New Years Launched Jan. 1968- Surprise attack While Tet was a military defeat for the Viet Cong, it still many Americans wonder why we were there XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

Politics of Protest- 1970s Why were we in Vietnam? Highly televised/very violent Protests become more vocal University bombings Kent State shootings Leaving Vietnam Jan. 1973- Cease fire U.S. agrees to withdraw/N. Vietnam release POW’s South Vietnam too weak to stop N. Vietnam 1975- N. Vietnam takes over XVI. Vietnam

XVI. Vietnam : 

Summary: Longest war in U.S. history 58,000 Americans died, 365,000 wounded Cost $150 Billion U.S. citizens lose trust/respect for their government War Powers Act- requires the President to explain to Congress within 48 hours whenever American troops were to be sent into a foreign country XVI. Vietnam

OGT Multiple Choice : 

As a result of the 1954 Geneva conference, Vietnam: was returned to French control. was turned over to the control of Ho Chi Minh. was divided into a northern Communist section and a southern free section. was occupied by a United Nations peacekeeping force OGT Multiple Choice

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These 2 countries were west of Vietnam and were a part of Indochina. China and Hong Kong Japan and Korea Laos and Cambodia Manchuria and Singapore OGT Multiple Choice

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As a result of their defeat in the battle of Dienbienphu, the: Russians withdrew from Austria United States withdrew from Egypt Japanese withdrew from Taiwan French withdrew from Vietnam OGT Multiple Choice

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Which is true about the Tet Offensive? The battle was not a surprise to the United States. The attack was a military victory by the Vietnamese. The attack made Americans further question why we were in Vietnam. The attack was not made on a Vietnamese holiday OGT Multiple Choice

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He was a Vietnamese Communist who led the Viet Minh troops to victory. He was: Bao-Dai Ho Chi Minh Mao Zedong Mossadegh OGT Multiple Choice

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The leader of South Vietnam who was overthrown in 1963 was: Ngo Dinh Diem Mao Tse-tung Viet Minh Ho Chi Minh OGT Multiple Choice

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There was a major shift in American public opinion against the Vietnam War as a result of: the Tonkin Gulf Resolution sending U.S. advisors to help the South Vietnamese army the 1968 Tet Offensive the 1965 peace offensive OGT Multiple Choice

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Kennedy’s response to the civil war in Vietnam was to: call for elections throughout Vietnam Send in American combat troops to help the South Vietnamese support the Viet Cong send in advisors to train the South Vietnamese army OGT Multiple Choice

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The incident that prompted Congress to pass the Tonkin Gulf Resolution was: the first American bombing raids against North Vietnam the assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem the invasion of South Vietnam by the North an attack by North Vietnamese gunboats on two U.S. destroyers OGT Multiple Choice

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In regard to Vietnam in the 1950’s, the United States: supported the existing government declared its neutrality sent American forces to put down guerrilla fighting sent millions of dollars to aid France OGT Multiple Choice

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