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Enlarging American Involvement in Vietnam Under Kennedy

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What operation called for American advisors to train members of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam and Republic of Vietnam Air Force?

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1. Which of the following was suggested in the Taylor-Rostow Report?

2. The large-scale use of herbicides as a defoliant was approved under _____ in order to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will show your knowledge of American participation in the Vietnam War under U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Taylor-Rostow Report
  • Use of herbicides as a defoliant
  • Tribesmen of the Central Highlands
  • The Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG)

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding American involvement in Vietnam
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of herbicides such as Agent Orange
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about American impact in Vietnam, review the accompanying lesson titled Enlarging American Involvement in Vietnam Under Kennedy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Kennedy approving Project Jungle Jim in 1961
  • Explains Operation Farm Gate
  • Covers the Taylor-Rostow Report
  • Explores the Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV)
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