Cambodian Civil War: Timeline & Facts


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_____ was overthrown in the Cambodian coup of 1970.

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1. Which of the following is NOT true of the Khmer Rouge?

2. Which of the following countries did NOT play a significant role in the Cambodian Civil War?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you to discern what you understand about the Cambodian Civil War. Topics include the leadership who was overthrown in Cambodia in 1970 and defining characteristics of the Khmer Rouge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • Countries involved in the Cambodian Civil War
  • A major cause of the war and how it got started
  • Reasons Cambodians were unhappy with Sihanouk

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Cambodian Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the countries who contributed to the war and how the war began
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Khmer Rouge

Additional Learning

For more on the subject, we've created the lesson called Cambodian Civil War: Timeline & Facts. Areas of study are listed as follows:

  • Former Prime Minister Lon Nol
  • Pol Pot's role in the Cambodian Civil War
  • Bombing of Cambodia in 1969 by the U.S.
  • Results of the Cambodian coup of 1970
  • Khmer Rouge/Angka coming to power in 1972-1975
  • Their eventual overthrow by Vietnam in 1979
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