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STAAR US History: The Vietnam War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Roughly how many American soldiers perished during the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War?

Question 2 2. Why did a collective amnesia set in after the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnamese War ?

Question 3 3. Which of the following presidents was NOT involved in the Vietnam War in some way?

Question 4 4. Which of the following have been identified as remedies for the 'Vietnam Syndrome'?

Question 5 5. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

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Question 6 6. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 7 7. Which of the following reasons made the Tet Offensive a political victory for North Vietnam?

Question 8 8. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

Question 9 9. Which amendment, passed during the Vietnam War, was an attempt to stop U.S. military involvement?

Question 10 10. At which of the following colleges did deadly clashes between student protesters and the authorities occur in 1970?

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Question 11 11. What was the catalyst that ended American 'amnesia' toward the war?

Question 12 12. Choose which of the following attempts by Congress attempted to curb American military operations in Southeast Asia by imposing financial restraints:

Question 13 13. The U.S. Marines at Khe Sanh _____

Question 14 14. It was under this president's administration that combat troops were openly sent to Vietnam for the first time, in 1965:

Question 15 15. Why was the Tet Offensive not considered a military victory for North Vietnam at its conclusion ?

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Question 16 16. This was the event that prompted Johnson to order increased airstrikes in Vietnam.

Question 17 17. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 18 18. Which of the following was a primary objective of the Tet Offensive ?

Question 19 19. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 20 20. Which change to the first draft of the Paris Peace Settlement would have encouraged President Nguyen to sign?

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Question 21 21. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an accurate description of Nixon's famous Vietnamization Speech?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT among the reasons for Martin Luther King Jr. to speak out against the Vietnam War?

Question 24 24. What was the codename for the operation to evacuate American personnel and South Vietnamese civilians from the oncoming North Vietnamese forces?

Question 25 25. The Vietnam War officially ended for all interested parties when which of the following occurred?

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Question 26 26. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 27 27. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 28 28. The antiwar movement, by Americans, from 1965 to 1968 was to _____.

Question 29 29. Why was the Tet Offensive initially so effective for North Vietnam?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes the domino theory?

STAAR US History: The Vietnam War Chapter Exam Instructions

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