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When did Roosevelt first announce the New Deal?
The election campaign of 1932.
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Roosevelt suffered from...
polio
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Roosevelt said the "only thing we have to fear is fear itself" in...
the inaugural address
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Roosevelt's radio messages to the nation were called...
Fireside chats
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Roosevelt gave time for the banks to recover by...
Declaring a bank holiday.
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The New Deal agency responsible for flood control, building dams and new towns was the...
The Tennessee Valley Authority
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What was the treaty of 1954 that split Vietnam at the 17th parallel?
Geneva
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Who was the communists' leader?
Ho Chi Minh
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What do the letters NLF stand for?
National Liberation Front
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What version of the "Domino theory" was President Johnson famous for?
The bully at the porch.
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What was not true about Diem's government?
It helped the weak and upheld human rights.
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What was the South Vietnamese army?
ARVN
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How did Diem lose power in 1963?
an army coup
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Which US warship thought it was under attack from the North Vietnamese in August 1964?
USS Maddox
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What did Congress agree in the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
To "take all necessary steps" to defend freedom in Vietnam.
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What event finally pushed the US into going to war in February 1965?
There was an attack on American air bases.
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What was Operation Rolling Thunder?
Bombing of North Vietnam
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Where did Westmorland trap and defeat the NVA in November 1965?
Ia Drang
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What was the name of the CIA operation where they arrested, interrogated and killed suspected Vietcong?
Phoenix
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What was the Vietcong tactic of "hanging onto the belts"?
Staying close to the US patrols so they couldn't use artillery backup.
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What kind of war did the communists wage?
Guerrilla
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What did the Americans not use in the war?
nuclear weapons
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Where did an American "Search and Destroy" patrol commit an atrocity in 1968?
My Lai
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What nickname was given to American "Search and Destroy" patrols because they often just burned down peasants' villages?
Zippo Raids
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What was the name of the direct attack launched by the NVA in January 1968?
The Tet Offensive
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What is not true about the NVA offensive of January 1968?
The Vietcong grew in strength and confidence until they were able to drive out the Americans.
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When did Johnson order an end to US bombing?
1968
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What did the policy of Vietnamisation involve?
Increasingly leaving the fighting to the South Vietnamese.
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In 1970, the US attacked Cambodia and in 1971, Laos. What is the word that means to "expand the war" in this way?
Escalate
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Which US diplomat worked out a peace agreement with the North Vietnamese in 1972?
Kissinger
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Where America had hi-tech weapons, the Vietcong...
...used guerrilla tactics.
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Where America had young, inexperienced soldiers on a one-year tour of duty, the Vietcong...
...had been at war since 1940.
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Where American soldiers took drugs, 'fragged' their officers and deserted, the Vietcong...
...were fanatically determined to drive out the Americans.
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Where the South Vietnamese regime was weak, brutal and corrupt, the Vietcong...
...had the support of the peasants.
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When was the Paris Peace Agreement signed?
January 1973
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How did the Vietnam War not affect America?
It united America's black community behind the government.
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