The Vietnam War Study Guide: Chapter 30 Key Terms: Dien Bien Phu Ho Chi Minh Trail Vietminh/Vietcong ARVN Domino Theory Tonkin Gulf Resolution Agent Orange Credibility Gap Draft New Left Dove Hawk Free Speech Movement Vietnamization Tet Offensive silent majority My Lai Massacre Kent State University Pentagon Papers War Powers Act Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Key People: Ho Chi Minh Ngo Dinh Diem Robert McNamara General Westmoreland Robert Kennedy Eugene McCarthy Hubert Humphrey George Wallace Richard Nixon Henry Kissinger Lyndon Johnson Key Concepts: 1. Explain the gradual escalation of US involvement in Vietnam from initial aid to the French through the end of Johnson’s administration. 2. Explain the reasons for the growth of the anti-war movement in the United States. 3. What was the impact of the Tet Offensive on the United States, both militarily and politically? 4. Explain Nixon’s handling of the war following his election in 1968. How did he attempt to end the war and maintain “peace with honor?” 5. How does the conflict in Vietnam eventually end, both for the United States and South Vietnam? 6. Explain the legacy of Vietnam on American society. Think social/political impact.