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Vietnam War

Week 27 Social Study Guide

The Vietnam War was a conflict between North & South Vietnam.
One reason the United States became involved in the Vietnam War was to prevent the spread of communism in Southeast Asia.
Networks of jungle paths used by N. Vietnam to transport supplies to the Vietcong was called the__________________________ . It was named after the leader of North Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Trail
In Vietnam the fighters used an irregular warfare tactic that made it difficult for our soldiers to be successful, it was called guerrilla warfare.
The philosophy that we should stop the spread of communism is called containment
Vietcong were communists in South Vietnam fighting for control of South Vietnam.
The Twenty-sixth Amendment lowered the federal voting age from 21 to 18.
The Tet Offensive was a series of surprise attacks by the ___________________ and North Vietnamese forces, on scores of cities, towns, and hamlets throughout South Vietnam. It was considered to be a turning point in the Vietnam War. Vietcong (rebel forces sponsored by North Vietnam)
Television was an important element in shaping American attitude towards the war in Vietnam
Communist leader of North Vietnam was Ho Chi Minh.
Vietnam was a colony of France prior to WWll.
The Vietnam War ended when North Vietnamese forces captured Saigon in 1975.
Vietnam has a communist government today.
Created by: rowlandm4
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