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Unit VIII B : Vietnam War & Watergate Review

Communist leader of North Vietnam Ho Chi Mihn
Leader of South Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem
President who escalated U.S. involvement in Vietnam after Gulf of Tonkin incident President Johnson
President who began removal of U.S. troops from Vietnam Nixon
Special Watergate prosecutor fired in “Saturday Night Massacre” Archibald Cox
He assumed the presidency after Nixon resigned. Pardoned Nixon Gerald Ford
Place of French defeat that led U.S. to greater involvement in Vietnam Dien Bien Phu
Events here led to Pres. Johnson increasing U.S. involvement in Vietnam Gulf of Tonkin
Simultaneous communist guerilla attacks occurring throughout S. Vietnam Tet Offensive
U.S. plan for withdrawal of troops from Vietnam Vietnamization
Bombing of North Vietnam which brought them to the negotiating table Operation Rolling Thunder
Revealed the extent to which U.S. presidents increased involvement in Vietnam Pentagon Papers
Theory communists would spread across Southeast Asia if not stopped Domino Theory
At the Geneva Accords, Vietnam was divided at this latitude 17th
President who didn’t run for reelection due to unpopularity of the Vietnam War Lyndon B. Johnson
University that was the sight of deaths of student antiwar protestors Kent State University
A military overthrow of a government is a(n) Coup
Term for Vietnam antiwar protestors Doves
Antiwar group that wanted more citizen involvement Students for a Democratic Society
Student movement that began at the Univ. California at Berkeley Free Speech Movement
Form of protest by students on college campuses similar to sit-in Teach-ins
A concert that epitomized the youth and counterculture movement Woodstock
Policy pursued by Nixon to lessen tensions with communist nations Detente
Nixon’s domestic program to give more decision making back to states New Federalism
Nixon visited this communist nation ( historic first ) China
Treaty with the Soviet Union concerning limitations on nuclear missiles Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT)
Political scandal that led to Nixon resigning from the presidency Watergate
In U.S. v Nixon, Nixon claimed ___ to try to avoid giving over White House tapes Executive Privilege
Act after Vietnam War to limit presidential authority to commit troops to combat War Powers Act
National Security Advisor / Sec. of State behind Nixon’s foreign policy Henry Kissinger
Supreme Court Chief Justice appointed by Nixon. More conservative Warren Burger
Art focusing on everyday objects and themes Pop Art
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