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When did Johnson order an end to US bombing?
What did the policy of Vietnamisation involve?
Using tactics that were similar to those used by the North Vietnamese.
Replacing US commanders with South Vietnamese commanders.
Increasingly leaving the fighting to the South Vietnamese.
In 1970, the US attacked Cambodia and in 1971, Laos. What is the word that means to "expand the war" in this way?
Which US diplomat worked out a peace agreement with the North Vietnamese in 1972?
Where America had hi-tech weapons, the Vietcong...
...had the support of the peasants.
...used guerrilla tactics.
...were fanatically determined to drive out the Americans.
Where America had young, inexperienced soldiers on a one-year tour of duty, the Vietcong...
...had been at war since 1940.
Where American soldiers took drugs, 'fragged' their officers and deserted, the Vietcong...
Where the South Vietnamese regime was weak, brutal and corrupt, the Vietcong...
When was the Paris Peace Agreement signed?
How did the Vietnam War not affect America?
It united America's black community behind the government.
It meant Johnson had to cancel his Great Society programme of reform.
It stripped America of its moral authority as a defender of human rights.