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Cold War and Vietnam

America's Role in the Cold War and Vietnam

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"He wanted a _____________ _________________ defense policy, one that prepared the United States to fight any type of conflict flexible response
What was created to send American volunteers around the world to developing countries on "missions of freedom"? The Peace Corps
Which program promised to resurrect America's Good Neighbor policy towards Latin America? the Alliance for Progress
The CIA led an invasion of Cuba to overthrow the communist regime of Fidel Castro. What was the name of this military invasion? Bay of Pigs
What was it called when President Kennedy accused the Soviet leader of causing a "reckless and provocative threat to world peace " by building nuclear sites in Central America? Cuban Missile Crisis
What was the name of the first nuclear-weapons agreement which ended above ground tests? Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
What was the visible symbol that let the world know that Germany was divided, one side communist and the other democratic? the Berlin Wall
Who became the most significant voice in demanding Vietnam's independence from France, and later creating another communist country? Ho Chi Minh
What idea thrust the US into helping the French maintain anticommunist control of Vietnam? the Domino Theory
What was the name of the group that the US and seven other countries created to stop the spread of communism? Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
Which program promised to resurrect America's Good Neighbor policy towards Latin America? the Alliance for Progress
The CIA led an invasion of Cuba to overthrow the communist regime of Fidel Castro. What was the name of this military invasion? Bay of Pigs
What was it called when President Kennedy accused the Soviet leader of causing a "reckless and provocative threat to world peace " by building nuclear sites in Central America? Cuban Missile Crisis
What was the name of the first nuclear-weapons agreement which ended above ground tests? Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
What was the visible symbol that let the world know that Germany was divided, one side communist and the other democratic? the Berlin Wall
Who became the most significant voice in demanding Vietnam's independence from France, and later creating another communist country? Ho Chi Minh
What idea thrust the US into helping the French maintain anticommunist control of Vietnam? the Domino Theory
What was the name of the group that the US and seven other countries created to stop the spread of communism ? Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
This authorizes POTUS "to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the US and to prevent further aggression." the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Which group supported Johnson's war policy to contain communism and suppress the domino theory? Hawks
Which diverse group questioned the war on both moral and strategic grounds? Doves
What type of warfare did the Vietcong use? Guerrilla
What country would have been "trampled" by communism according to domino theory? Cambodia
What communist country did the US strategists believe could play a role in the spread of communism? China
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