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U.S. History

Topic 13 "Vietnam"

Ho Chi Minh Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister and president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam)
Domino Theory Idea that speculated that if one state in a region came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow
SEATO International organization that brought together various countries for collective defense in Southeast Asia
Vietcong Political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution A joint resolution that the United States Congress passed that gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization for the use of military force in Southeast Asia.
Napalm A gelling agent used primarily as an anti-personnel weapon that sticks to skin and causes severe burns when on fire
Hawk A person that supported the war in Vietnam
Dove A person who opposed U.S. involvement in Vietnam
Draftee A person selected or conscripted for military service
Tet Offensive One of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched by forces of the Viet Cong against the forces of South Vietnam and the United States.
My Lai Mass killing of unarmed civilians in South Vietnam committed by U.S. Army soldiers. Victims included men, women, children, and infants.
Pentagon Papers Revealed that the U.S. had secretly enlarged the scale of the Vietnam War without reporting their plans in the mainstream media.
Kent State Protest Violent protest that resulted in the death of 4 students who were shot abruptly by trigger-happy national guardsmen.
Paris Peace Accords Intended to establish peace in Vietnam and an end to the Vietnam War. It ended direct U.S. military involvement.
Richard Nixon 37th President of the United States who is credited for ending the U.S. involvement in Vietnam as well as improving diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union and China
"Peace with Honor" Plan and promise made by president Nixon to remove troops from Vietnam
S.A.L.T. Talks and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union on the issue of armament control.
Created by: Mr. Peirce