THE VIETNAM WAR JEOPARDY. THE VIETNAM WAR. The War. Other. People. Politics. Big Events. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 500. 500. 500. 500. 500. Jellied gasoline that explodes on contact
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What is napalm?
What is Agent Orange?
Improving relations with the Soviet Union and china to persuade them to cut back their aid to North Vietnam – 300 Points
What is linkage?
The Vietminh formed initially in Vietnam to persuade them to cut back their aid to North Vietnam – 400 Points
What is win independence from Japan?
What were body counts to show that the US was winning the war of attrition?
Soldier whose fate was undetermined 500 – 100 Points
What is MIA?
Forces made up of north and South Vietnamese, but supplied by North Vietnam – 200 Points
Who were the Vietcong?
Fear that a communist Vietnam would lead to other Southeast Asian communist governments – 300 Points
What is the domino theory?
This was a military campaign during the Vietnam War that was launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies. It was a campaign of surprising attacks that were launched against military and civilian commands and control centers throughout South Vietnam, during a period when no attacks were supposed to take place– 400 Points
What is the Tet Offensive?
Vietcong's battle tactics and ways that American troops countered their tactics– 500 Points
What was battle tactics comprised a flexible mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare battle tactics from the Vietcong and it was countered by napalm, agent orange, and searching for ambushes?
Who was Henry Kissinger?
Feared the Vietnam War would draw attention from the civil rights movement
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Who is Martin Luther King?
Who is Robert Kennedy?
Who is Le DucTho?
Who is Nguyen Van Thieu?
The place where in 1968 antiwar protesters and police clashed outside – 100 Points
What is Democratic National Convention?
What was it to be the principle protector of the new government?
The main reason that President Johnson refused to order a full-scale invasion of North Vietnam was his fear of this – 300 Points
What is bringing China into the war?
What is the Republicans accusing the Democrats of losing China to communism?
Many government officials during the Johnson administration privately questioned the war while publicly defending it– 500 Points
What were the Pentagon Papers?
What was My Lai?
It temporarily divided Vietnam along the 17 100 th parallel – 200 Points
What were the Geneva Accords?
What is the repealing of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
What is the fall of China to communism and the outbreak of the Korean War?
He was the democratic candidate assassinated in a California hotel – 500 Points
Who was Robert Kennedy?