The USA and Vietnam: 1961 - 1975

1961

  • President Kennedy
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What was Kennedy a prisoner of that affected his foreign policy?
Campaign rhetoric
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Who's theory did Kennedy believe in that told once one country fell to Communism, the rest would follow.
Eisenhower
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Where did Kennedy consider to be the new Cold War battle ground
The Third World
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What was this theory called?
Domino theory
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Who was Kennedy's secretary of defence?
McNamara
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Who was Kennedy's secretary of state?
Rusk
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Were both of these men committed to Vietnam?
Yes
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What religion was Kennedy that shaped his ideas on Vietnam?
Catholic
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there are many questions that have been repeated again and again, so it doesnt really make sense :/

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