VIETNAM WAR REVIEW: CHAPTER 29, PAGES 980-1007 Pages 980-984:

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VIETNAM WAR REVIEW: CHAPTER 29, PAGES 980-1007
Pages 980-984:
A.) American and the War in Indochina (pages 980-982)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. Why did President Truman support France’s claim to Vietnam?
How did Eisenhower continue to justify the support?
3. How did French rule of Vietnam end?
B.) American Opposes Communism in Vietnam (pages 983-984)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. How did U.S. aid to South Vietnam change under Kennedy?
C.) Johnson Leads the Nation Into War (page 984)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What led President Johnson to escalate the war in Vietnam?
Pages 985-991:
D.) “Americanizing” the War (pages 985-988)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What did Robert McNamara and General Westmoreland advise
Johnson to do regarding Vietnam?
E.) Patriotism, Heroism, and Sinking Morale (pages 988-990)
1. What were the reasons why fighting the Vietcong and the North
Vietnamese army was difficult?
2. What helped American soldiers fulfill their duty in difficult
conditions?
3. What effect did war spending have on the U.S. economy at home?
F.) Doubt Grows on the Home front (pages 990-991)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. How did Americans expect this war to play out? How was what
was actually happening in the war differ from this expectation?
Pages 992-999
G.) Anti-war Protests Increase (pages 992-994)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. Why did the draft seem unfair to some people?
3. How did television contribute to opposition to the war?
H.) Tet Offensive is the Turning Point (pages 995-996)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. How was the Tet Offensive a turning point? What decision did it
lead President Johnson to make about his future?
I. Violence Rocks 1968 Presidential Race (pages 996-999)
1. What 2 important leaders were assassinated in 1968?
2. Describe the atmosphere of the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
3. Who won the 1968 election? What did he promise in regards to
Vietnam?
Pages 1000-1007:
J. Nixon Starts to Pull Out (pages 1000-1001)
1. List and Define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What were some of the detailed aspects of Nixon’s approach to the
Vietnam War?
K. Troubles on the Home front Intensify (pages 1001-1003)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What happened at Kent St. and Jackson St. in 1970?
3. Why were the Pentagon Papers controversial?
L. The War Finally Ends (pages 1003-1004)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What happened to South Vietnam after the last U.S. Troops left?
M. The Vietnam War has a Lasting Impact (pages 1005-1007)
1. List and define any key terms in the selection below:
2. What happened in Laos and Cambodia after the Vietnam War ended?
3. How were war veterans of the U.S.A. treated upon their return home?
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