Brinkmanship And Vietnam

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After the United States helped overthrow President Guzman of Guatemala in the early 1950s,
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the new leader quickly became a military dictator.
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President Eisenhower believed in the domino theory as applied to world politics, which is the belief that
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if one country becomes communist, others will follow.
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After the U2 incident, Eisenhower believed it was necessary to employ a policy of brinkmanship against
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Nikita Khrushchev.
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In 1954, after the French were defeated at Dien Bien Phu,
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Vietnam was divided at the 17th parallel.
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US leaders believed that Iranian nationalists were too friendly with communists; therefore,
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the United States helped restore the former ruler's son to power.
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The Truman Doctrine and the Eisenhower Doctrine were similar in that both
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offered economic aid to help nations resist communism.
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Which of the following statements best describes the Soviet Union's role in Eisenhower's domino theory?
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The Soviet Union occupied Eastern European countries and imposed communist rule across the region.
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What position did John Foster Dulles hold in President Eisenhower's cabinet?
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secretary of state
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The main goal of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization was to
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prevent the spread of communism
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The fact that so many Western nations were members of SEATO demonstrates
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how important peace in Southeast Asia was to the West.
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John Foster Dulles was responsible for creating
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the Eisenhower Doctrine.
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The most important difference between the Truman Doctrine and the Eisenhower Doctrine demonstrated that
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the United States later thought that military aid was needed in its fight against the spread of communism.
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"Brinkmanship" is the practice of taking a dispute to the edge of conflict and
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forcing the opposition to back down.
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Why was the United States concerned about Vietnam during the 1950s?
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The United States feared that communism would spread to Laos and Cambodia.
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In the 1950s, the United States became especially concerned about Latin American countries because
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they had come under the threat of communism.
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US intervention in Iran in the 1950s
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led to the Islamic revolution of 1978.
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The Truman and Eisenhower Doctrines showed that the United States was most concerned with
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halting the spread of communism throughout the world.
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Brinkmanship was a bold, aggressive idea because it required
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bluffing an enemy into thinking it would be attacked.
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Which of the following most contributed to Ho Chi Minh's campaign in the conflict with France following World War II?
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Ho Chi Minh's formation of the Viet Minh to fight for independence
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Whom did the United States support as president of South Vietnam?
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Ngo Dinh Diem
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After the United States helped overthrow President Guzman of Guatemala in the early 1950s,
answer
the new leader quickly became a military dictator.
question
President Eisenhower believed in the domino theory as applied to world politics, which is the belief that
answer
if one country becomes communist, others will follow.
question
After the U2 incident, Eisenhower believed it was necessary to employ a policy of brinkmanship against
answer
Nikita Khrushchev.
question
In 1954, after the French were defeated at Dien Bien Phu,
answer
Vietnam was divided at the 17th parallel.
question
US leaders believed that Iranian nationalists were too friendly with communists; therefore,
answer
the United States helped restore the former ruler's son to power.
question
The Truman Doctrine and the Eisenhower Doctrine were similar in that both
answer
offered economic aid to help nations resist communism.
question
Which of the following statements best describes the Soviet Union's role in Eisenhower's domino theory?
answer
The Soviet Union occupied Eastern European countries and imposed communist rule across the region.
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What position did John Foster Dulles hold in President Eisenhower's cabinet?
answer
secretary of state
question
The main goal of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization was to
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prevent the spread of communism
question
The fact that so many Western nations were members of SEATO demonstrates
answer
how important peace in Southeast Asia was to the West.
question
John Foster Dulles was responsible for creating
answer
the Eisenhower Doctrine.
question
The most important difference between the Truman Doctrine and the Eisenhower Doctrine demonstrated that
answer
the United States later thought that military aid was needed in its fight against the spread of communism.
question
"Brinkmanship" is the practice of taking a dispute to the edge of conflict and
answer
forcing the opposition to back down.
question
Why was the United States concerned about Vietnam during the 1950s?
answer
The United States feared that communism would spread to Laos and Cambodia.
question
In the 1950s, the United States became especially concerned about Latin American countries because
answer
they had come under the threat of communism.
question
US intervention in Iran in the 1950s
answer
led to the Islamic revolution of 1978.
question
The Truman and Eisenhower Doctrines showed that the United States was most concerned with
answer
halting the spread of communism throughout the world.
question
Brinkmanship was a bold, aggressive idea because it required
answer
bluffing an enemy into thinking it would be attacked.
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Which of the following most contributed to Ho Chi Minh's campaign in the conflict with France following World War II?
answer
Ho Chi Minh's formation of the Viet Minh to fight for independence
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Whom did the United States support as president of South Vietnam?
answer
Ngo Dinh Diem