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Chapter 22 Quiz

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1.

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution enabled President Johnson to

 

(A)

declare war

 

(B)

take military action

 

(C)

provide economic aid

 

(D)

patrol North Vietnam

  

2.

Initially, U.S. involvement in Vietnam was popular because

 

(A)

the public feared Communism

 

(B)

Johnson defeated Goldwater

 

(C)

Vietcong troops needed help

 

(D)

the U.S. was in a recession

  

3.

The resolve of the Vietcong is similar to that displayed by

 

(A)

Civil War soldiers

 

(B)

French colonists

 

(C)

Japanese kamikaze

 

(D)

American revolutionaries

  

4.

The Tet offensive altered public opinion of the war because the

 

(A)

war seemed unwinnable

 

(B)

U.S. suffered heavy losses

 

(C)

press fled Vietnam

 

(D)

Vietcong lost

  

5.

Nixon's plan of Vietnamization secretly included

 

(A)

a coalition government

 

(B)

support of South Vietnam

 

(C)

withdrawal of U.S. troops

 

(D)

bombing Laos and Cambodia

  
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