First Indochina War: Battle of Dien Bien Phu & the Geneva Conference

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The First Indochina War from 1946 to 1954 was prompted in the city of _____.

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1. Which agreement led to increased American interventions while the first Indochina war was underway?

2. Which military entity was deployed by President Truman in 1950 to Indochina?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Both this quiz and worksheet allow you to gauge your knowledge of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu and the Geneva Conference during the First Indochina War. The formal agreement that led to United States involvement in the war and conditions of the Geneva Agreements are some of the topics these assessments will help you practice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these resources to assess your knowledge of:

  • The city that the French shelled to start the war
  • Aid sent by the United States to assist the French
  • The commander of the Viet Minh forces
  • The battle that gave Vietnam a bargaining advantage
  • Conditions of the Geneva Agreements

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the agreement that involved the United States in the First Indochina War
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on which battle impacted the Geneva Agreements in 1954 and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the city where the First Indochina War began from the lesson

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson titled First Indochina War: Battle of Dien Bien Phu & the Geneva Conference in order to learn more and meet these objectives:

  • Explore the roles of Ho Chi Minh and Vo Nguyen Giap in the Viet Minh's victory
  • Identify how the Navarre Plan connects to the Battle of Dien Bien Phu
  • Understand how the Geneva Agreements in 1954 led to the United States continued involvement in Vietnam
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