Confrontation and Cooperation 1963-72 Part 1

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What was LBJ's first approach to Vietnam?
Win the war without it becoming Americanised
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When was the Gulf of Tonkin resolution?
1964
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What was the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
LBJ could take whatever action he wanted in Vietnam
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What did operation rolling thunder signify?
Americanisation and escalation
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When did Operation Rolling Thunder begin?
1965
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By 1965, how many US troops were in Vietnam?
184,000
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When was the Tet Offensive?
1968
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What did the Tet Offensive show for the US?
The war had reached a stalemate
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What was Nixons initial strategy in Vietnam?
Vietnamisation
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1969 = 550,000 US troops Vietnam, 1972 = ...
47,000
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Which is NOT a reason for low ARVN morale by 1972?
US bombing supported them during Spring offensive
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When was the Vietnam war extended to Cambodia and with what?
1969, Operation Menu
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Who overtook Cambodia's head of state in 1970?
Pro-US Lon Nol
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How did North Vietnam increase its presence in Cambodia?
Supported Khmer Rouge + Pol Pot
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Why did Nixon extend the Vietnam war to Cambodia?
To attack areas regarded as safe by Vietcong
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