In the 1950s, Vietnam descended into civil war, with the Southern government and US forces attempting to stop the spread of communism. However, by the early 1970s the USA was forced to withdraw.
What was the name of the US policy to protect villages from Vietcong?
What was the US bombing campaign of North Vietnam called?
Operation Rolling Thunder
Operation Ranch Hand
Operation Trail Dust
Which of the following was used as a defoliant by the US Army?
In which village did a search and destroy mission ended in a massacre?
Dien Bien Phu
Why was the Tet Offensive so unexpected?
The USA did not think the Vietcong had so many soldiers.
A two month truce had been agreed.
It was launched on the day of Vietnamese New Year.
How did Quang Duc protest against the South Vietnamese government?
He wrote letters of protest in his own blood
He made speeches against the government
How many people turned out in Washington in October, 1969 to protest against the war?
At which US university were four students shot dead in May 1970?
Which group specifically fought against conscription?
Vietnam Veterans Against The War
Draft Resistance Movement
Civil Rights Movement
How much did the war in Vietnam cost the US government per year?