History 108: History of the Vietnam War Final Exam
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Question 11.Phase III of the three phase victory plan called for _____.
Question 22.How was Ho Chi Minh's involvement in the creation of the nationalist organization known as the Viet Minh connected to the idea of independence from France?
Question 33.What brought the end of the Khanh regime?
Question 44.Which of the following have been identified as remedies for the 'Vietnam Syndrome'?
Question 55.Who was Ngo Dinh Diem?
Question 66._____ was the National Security Advisor under Nixon, and one of the few men who knew the details of Operation Menu.
Question 77.Why was North Vietnam forced to begin serious talks with the United States?
Question 88.Why did CIA Director McCone reject President Johnson's war strategy?
Question 99.Operation Masher/White Wing represented which American military concept popularized during the Vietnam War?
Question 1010.Who was the commander of the III MAF that carried out the planning and execution of Operation Starlite?
Question 1111.The Vietnam War officially ended for all interested parties when which of the following occurred?
Question 1212.The southern insurgency led by the NLF was successful until the _____
Question 1313.All of the following led to increased Vietnamese and American opposition against Diem EXCEPT:
Question 1414.October 23, 1955, was an important date in the timeline of the Vietnam War for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
Question 1515.Why was the Battle for the Ia Drang Valley perceived as a victory for the United States?
Question 1616.In which of the following landing zones was the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry ambushed by PAVN soldiers?
Question 1717.The first attack against American forces by North Vietnam occurred during which event?
Question 1818.Which of the following was an aspect of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
Question 1919.The first major antiwar protest during the 1965-1968 era came as a teach-in. Which group and at which institution was it sponsored by?
Question 2020.What was President Harry Truman's PRIMARY motive for allowing France to return to Indochina?
Question 2121.The difference in reporting between Washington, D.C. and the media over the Battle of Ap Bac led to the beginning of the _____.
Question 2222.Which of the following individuals did NOT openly protest against the Vietnam War?
Question 2323.Which of the following is an accurate description of Nixon's famous Vietnamization Speech?
Question 2424.Besides anti-war protest, what other issues did the Berkeley Free Speech Movement deal with?
Question 2525.Nazi Germany conquered France in 1940. How did this affect conditions in Indochina at the time?
Question 2626.What was the primary responsibility of the PAVN before the Tet Offensive ?
Question 2727.The replacement of Frederick Nolting Jr. as Ambassador to South Vietnam in 1963 by _____ signaled a change from the United States' previous _____ of Ngo Dinh Diem.
Question 2828.Which of the following presidents was the first to send American ground troops into Vietnam?
Question 2929.Which of the following individuals did Ho Chi Minh specifically petition in 1919 and what was he petitioning for?
Question 3030.Which tactic did the United States Army use against the National Liberation Front and People's Army of Vietnam within South Vietnam?
Question 3131.The Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS) program was primarily a _____ program which included measures such as _____.
Question 3232.What was the name of the Laotian communist-nationalist organization?
Question 3333.Roughly how many American soldiers perished during the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War?
Question 3434.At which of the following colleges did deadly clashes between student protesters and the authorities occur in 1970?
Question 3535.Which military entity was deployed by President Truman in 1950 to Indochina?
Question 3636.The Americal Division's execution of 300 Vietnamese and destruction of property at My Lai was formally known as which of the following?
Question 3737.Which of the following statements best summarizes the Easter Offensive of 1972?
Question 3838.Why were the bombing raids on Cambodia kept secret?
Question 3939.What was the codename for the operation to evacuate American personnel and South Vietnamese civilians from the oncoming North Vietnamese forces?
Question 4040.Why did Operation Rolling Thunder fail to achieve it's main objective which was to end the war in Vietnam ?
Question 4141.What was the name of the American led training mission of the Royal Laotian Army in 1960?
Question 4242.What was the major effect of the My Lai Massacre?
Question 4343.Upon returning home from Vietnam at the end of the war, the veterans who fought there were _____
Question 4444.Why did Ball oppose American escalation of the Vietnam war as a way of fighting communism?
Question 4545.Why was the Tet Offensive not considered a military victory for North Vietnam at its conclusion ?
Question 4646.What was NOT a consequence of Seymour Hersh's exposed story on the My Lai Massacre?
Question 4747.In an effort to provide North Vietnam with a window to negotiate after a punishing aerial bombardment, President Lyndon B. Johnson occasionally called for which of the following?
Question 4848.During the November 1965 battle at X-Ray, what compelled Moore to call for code 'Broken Arrow?'
Question 4949.Why was Operation Masher changed to White Wing prior to the beginning of the campaign?
Question 5050.Which of the following was NOT a repercussion of the My Lai Massacre?
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