Means "He Who Enlightens" and Vietnamese communist statesman:
Ho Chi Minh
South Vietnam's non-Communist leader:
Ngo Dinh Diem
The theory that if one country in southeast Asia falls to Communism, the rest will fall very quickly.:
Communists fighting against the South Vietnamese government:
This gave the president authority to take "all neccessary measure to repel any armed attack against forces of the United States."Congressional resolution passed in 1964 that authorized military action against armed atack on U.S.; passed by both both houses of congress:
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
A network of jungle paths connecting North and South Vietnam.network of paths and tunnels along (in this order) North Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and South Vietnam to support Viet Cong:
Ho Chi Minh Trail
A variety of civil rights pacifistic, religious student groups that shaped the anti-war movement.:
Students for Democratic Society
Those who support war.:
Those who support peace.:
The gap between the Johnson Administration and the American public support.:
Where the French were defeated by the North Vietnamese.:
Dien Bien Phu
The commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam.:
They savotaged people and then ran away.:
The secretary of state for Nixon.:
Incident in which National Guard troops fired at a group of students during an antiwar protest at Kent State University in Ohio, killing four people.:
Kent State Shooting
Historical account of the Vietnam War which was highly critical of the war.:
Surprise attacks on cities in South Vietnam on the Asian New Years Day. Surprise attacks on cities all over South Vietnam during their New Year- Tet:
A herbicide that is believe to have contaminated Americans and Vietnamese.:
Act that granted emergency executive powers to the president to run the war effort.:
War Powers Act
Policy of equipping and training of the South Vietnamese to fight for themselves.:
A secondary boycott is the suport of a boycott by ____ not directly involved in the dispute.
Such boycotts were ____ under the Labor Act of 1959.
This state became the 49th state on January 3, 1959:
This state became the 50th state on August 21, 1959:
Gross National Product (GNP) stands for the total number of:
goods and services produced in a nation
This is what Americans called the purchase of Alaska because little was known of the territory's natural resources:
The U.S. Secretary of State who bought Alaska in 1867 for $7.2 million
Democratic president from 1945-1961; gave orders to drop the atomic bomb on Japan; president when the Korean war began; known for his "Fair Deal" domestic program:
Harry S. Truman
Republican president from 1953-1961; Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during WWII; president at the end of the Korean War and the Suez Crisis; began the idea of "Modern Republicanism":
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The late 1950's were a time of ___ prosperity.
After being charged with bribery and extortion, Nixon's vice president, ___ ___, chose to resign so that he would receive a lesser sentence.
The Articles of Impeachment issued by the Judiciary Committee charged Nixon with violating his __ __ ___. Upon receiving these articles, Nixon chose to __.
oath of office, resign
Upon becoming the 38th president, __ granted an unconditional __ for Nixon's involvement in the __ scandal.
Gerald Ford, pardon, Watergate
This president also granted ___, or a general pardon by a government, for the Vietnam draft evaders and military deserters.
Stagflation stands for sluggish ___ growth coupled with a high rate of ___.
39th democratic president of the United States from 1977-1981; president during the Iran hostage crisis and a struggling economy:
A cease fire is an order to:
A person who flees for safety to a foreign country:
The War Powers Resolution states that no ___ could send American troops into combat for a period longer than ____ unless ___ approved.
president, 60 days, congress
U.S. president from 1969-1974; involved in the Watergate scandal; first president to resign (quit on their own) from office
By April 1975 both ___ and ___ had fallen to communists.
Camboia, South Vietnam
Two results of the Vietnam War:
We were in even more debt.
There were more protests and riots.
New Vietnam war strategy; American troops would not engage the enemy unless they were attacked or threatened by attack:
protect and reaction
"Personal Dimplomacy", President ____ approach to solving the Cold War problems; involved numerous ___ with the leaders of communist countries.
Richard Nixon, conferences
The policy of the ______ was a gradual relaxation and reduction of tensions between ___ and ____.
Detente, United States, Soviet Union
The _____ war was a conflict between the Arab nations and ____ that began in 1967. It caused the Arab nations to raise oil prices and put temporary embargo on ___ to the U.S.
Yom Kipper, Israel, oil shipments
The Mayguez incident occurred in 1975 when an American cargo ship was seized by ___ Communsits.
Nixon's foreign policy advisor who helped establish a cease-fire in Vietnam and improved rlationships with communist China and the Soviet Union.
Communist party secretary and leader of the Soviet Union after the removal of Nikita Khrushchev.
The developing nations of Asia, Africa and Latin America are what type of countries:
The Berlin Wall was a Soviet-constructed wall that seperated: