The Vietnam Ground War: U.S. Military Strategy & Policy


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What is an indicator that General Westmoreland's war of attrition was struggling?

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1. What was a unique feature of the ground war in South Vietnam?

2. Which best explains the U.S. strategy of attrition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your knowledge of the Vietnam War. Information that would be beneficial to focus on include who was killed during the My Lai Massacre and factors that impacted the U.S. ground war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools are designed to test your knowledge of:

  • Number of American ground troops by the end of 1967
  • U.S. strategy of attrition
  • Information about free-fire zones
  • People killed during the My Lai Massacre
  • Factors that affected the U.S. ground war

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the U.S. strategy of attrition
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Vietnam War
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of American ground troops by the end of 1967

Additional Learning

To study more information about the Vietnam War, review the lesson called The Vietnam Ground War: U.S. Military Strategy & Policy. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify general information about the Vietnam War
  • Understand what the Viet Cong were and its significance
  • Review the strategy America took in the Vietnam War
  • Recall the successes and challenges America had during the Vietnam War