Hist 2110 Final Exam pt4

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Hist 2110 Final Exam pt4
2011-05-02 08:53:38
Ho Chi Minh War Powers Act Agent Orange Vietcong

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  1. Syngman Rhee
    first president of South Korea anti-communist and led south korea through the Korean war
  2. Kim II Sung
    North Korean communist politican known as the "eternal president"
  3. Battle of Inchon/Pusan
  4. Ho Chi Minh
    • Prime Minister of North Vietnam
    • formed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and led the Việt cộng during the Vietnam War
  5. Vietcong (NLF)
    • (National Liberation Front)
    • political organization and army in South Vietnam andCambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War (1955–1975).
  6. ARVN
    Army of the Republic of Vietnam South Vietnamese Military Forces
  7. PAVN
    Vietnamese peoples Army (North Vietnam)
  8. U.S. Advisors
    Soldiers sent to train vietnamese soldiers (ARVN)
  9. Gulf of Tonkin (Incident)
    Two incidents that took place over sea with North Vietnamese soldiers navy squadron
  10. Gulf of Tonkin (Resolution)
    LBJ signed a treaty called "Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty."
  11. Operation Rolling Thunder
    America’s sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  12. Agent Orange
    the code name for one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal warfare program,
  13. Napalm
    is a thickening/gelling agent generally mixed with gasoline or a similar fuel for use in military operations.
  14. The Tet Offensive
    Military Campaign to set aside war in recognitition of their holiday,and N vietnam (NLF) set fire on them
  15. Vietnamization
    Policy created by Nixon to expand,equipt and train South Vietnam Forces
  16. War Powers Act
    restrict the power of the President to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress
  17. The Counterculture
    the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day
  18. The Great Society
    elimination of poverty and racial injustice