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  1. Geneva Accords Split Vietnam into North and South at the 17th parallel U.S. History Chapter 22

  2. Ho Chi Minh (leader) • Hanoi (capitol city) • Communist North Vietnam U.S. History Chapter 22

  3. South Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem (leader, Catholic) Saigon (capitol city) Capitalist U.S. History Chapter 22

  4. Dien Bien Phu Site of a French outpost in Northwest Vietnam that was overrun in 1954 U.S. History Chapter 22

  5. Domino Theory If one countries falls to communism other countries will fall to communism as well U.S. History Chapter 22

  6. Ngo Dinh Diem Catholic leader of South Vietnam that forced Catholicism on the predominately Buddhist people of South Vietnam U.S. History Chapter 22

  7. Thick Quang Duc Buddist Monk that protested the policies of Ngo Dinh Diem by setting himself on fire. U.S. History Chapter 22

  8. Vietcong Communist opposition group to the South Vietnamese Government North Vietnamese Army U.S. History Chapter 22

  9. Ho Chi Minh Trail Trail used by the Vietcong to relocate troops and supplies Trail ran north and south through Cambodia and Laos U.S. History Chapter 22

  10. Gulf of Tonkin A U.S. ship is attacked in the Gulf of Tonkin LBJ issues the Gulf of Tokin Resolution allowing troops to take all deliberate means to protect themselves U.S. History Chapter 22

  11. Robert McNamara Secretary of Defense for LBJ U.S. History Chapter 22

  12. Dean Rusk Secretary of State for LBJ U.S. History Chapter 22

  13. Troop Escalation • 1963 = 15,000 • March 1965 = 100,000 • 1966 = 400,000 • End 1967 = 500,000 What if Kennedy had lived? • Troop removal Nov. 22, 1963 U.S. History Chapter 22

  14. William Westmorland American commander in South Vietnam US Army General U.S. History Chapter 22

  15. ARVN Army of the Republic of Vietnam South Vietnamese forces U.S. History Chapter 22

  16. Tunnels Please check out page 738 for an illustration of the elaborate tunnels that were created and used by the vietcong U.S. History Chapter 22

  17. Napalm Jelly like gasoline based bomb that was used to set fire to jungle U.S. History Chapter 22

  18. Agent Orange Chemical weapon used in Vietnam What exactly was it? U.S. History Chapter 22

  19. Search & Destroy Missions Missions to uproot suspected Vietcong and destroy their network of communication and resources U.S. History Chapter 22

  20. Living Room War Television reporters frequently accompanied U.S. soldiers on their missions and broadcast the encounters back at home, making Vietnam a Living Room War U.S. History Chapter 22

  21. Credibility Gap What the Administration reported, and what Americans were seeing on TV seemed to be very different That created a credibility gap for the Johnson Administration U.S. History Chapter 22

  22. Draft Selective service system drafted young men at the age of 18 to serve in the U.S. Military (Voting age was 21, later changed to 18) U.S. History Chapter 22

  23. New Left Name for the growing youth movement of the 1960s U.S. History Chapter 22

  24. Free Speech Movement Grew out of a clash between students and administrators at UC Berkley regarding freedom of speech on campus U.S. History Chapter 22

  25. Clear and Present Danger The test for determining one’s extent freedom of speech Speech is protected as long as it does not create a clear and present danger U.S. History Chapter 22

  26. Doves and Hawks Doves – Wanted to get the US out of Vietnam Hawks – Wanted to increase US military presence in Vietnam U.S. History Chapter 22

  27. Tet Offensive Vietcong attack that was very successful for the communists, but the counter attack over the next several weeks was very successful for the US U.S. History Chapter 22

  28. Clark Clifford Replaced Robert McNamara as Secretary of Defense for LBJ U.S. History Chapter 22

  29. Opposition to LBJ Eugene McCarthy, Robert Kennedy, and Hubert Humphrey all ran openly against LBJ for the Democratic Nomination in 1968 LBJ decided not to run U.S. History Chapter 22

  30. Chicago 1968 Site of the Democratic National Convention Hubert Humphrey (VP) would get the nomination Conflict with police in the streets U.S. History Chapter 22

  31. George Wallace Alabama, ran as a third party candidate Was against desegregation and drew votes as the “white backlash” candidate of the south U.S. History Chapter 22

  32. Richard Nixon Republican Nominee in the election of 1968 Wins the Presidency U.S. History Chapter 22

  33. Henry Kissinger Nixon’s National Security Advisor Developed the Vietnamization policy U.S. History Chapter 22

  34. Vietnamization The plan for the gradual withdrawl of US troops from Vietnam in order to let the South Vietnamese defend their own country U.S. History Chapter 22

  35. Peace with Honor Maintaining US dignity while withdrawing from Vietnam U.S. History Chapter 22

  36. Silent Majority Nixon’s name for moderate mainstream Americans who quietly supported US involvement in Vietnam U.S. History Chapter 22

  37. My Lai Small Vietnamese Village that was the site of a US search and destroy mission that resulted in the deaths of many women and children U.S. History Chapter 22

  38. Kent State University Site of a massive student protest that led to the burning of the ROTC building, the wounding of 9 people, and the deaths of four. U.S. History Chapter 22

  39. Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg leaked a 7,000 page internal history of US involvement in Vietnam Gulf of Tonkin story was not accurate U.S. History Chapter 22

  40. Fall of Saigon Within months of the US departure, Saigon fell to the Vietcong and South Vietnam was no more U.S. History Chapter 22

  41. Veterans Return Home Vietnam Veterans returned home to be treated badly, and dealt with a difficult transition back into civilian life U.S. History Chapter 22

  42. Maya Lin 21 year old architecture student that submitted the winning plan for the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial U.S. History Chapter 22

  43. War Powers Act 1973, The President must inform Congress within 48 hours of sending troops into a hostile area without a declaration of war U.S. History Chapter 22