Beofre U.S. involvemnet summary questions.

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1. Why did Roosevelt later decide in 1943 to entrust Vietnam to an international trusteeship?

  • He decided that the French had 'milked' Indochina for 100 years and had left them worse than before.
  • He felt that Vietnam needed nurturing more than thew French could offer
  • He wanted influence in Vietnam
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2. Who did the people turn to for a leader?

  • Roosevelt
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Boa Dai

3. Why did the U.S. oppinion of the U.S.S.R. affect Vietnam?

  • The USSR made relations with Vietnam impossible
  • They were convinced Ho was a puppet of the Kremlin.
  • They were convinced Ho had more alligence to the USSR

4. After the Japanese defeat in 1945 what happend in Vietnam?

  • The French took control
  • It desended into chaos
  • Ho Chi Minh took control

5. What did Truman assure the French of?

  • That they would make thwir commiment to the French known
  • That America recognised their preeminant position in Indochina.
  • That they would suppoet the Frech in a war against Vietnam


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