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How was the United States involved in the Vietnam War?
The United States dropped an atomic bomb on South Vietnam.
The United States was allied with North Vietnam.
The United States provided economic and limited military aid to prevent the spread of communism.
The United States did not want to get involved in other countries' conflicts.
How was the Cold War different from previous wars involving the United States?
Previous wars were fought between the United States and European countries, and the Cold War was fought between the United States and the Soviet Union.
The Cold War refers to the political and economic tension between the United States and the Soviet Union-not an actual war.
The Cold War was fought in the cold climate region of the Soviet Union, whereas previous wars were fought in warmer climate regions.
The Cold War battles were fought with more modern weaponry since it took place in the 1960s.
During the Cuban Missile Crisis, what did JFK do when he heard that the Soviet Union was construction a missile site in Cuba.
JFK gave into the Soviet demands.
JFK bombed the Soviet Union with an atomic bomb.
JFK ordered a naval blockade of Cuba.
JFK invaded Cuba from Guantanamo Bay.
What wars were fought during the Cold War as a result of containment and the Domino Theory?
Korean & Vietnam War
WWI & WWII
Civil War & Spanish American War
Persian Gulf & War on Terror
The Cold War was a period of competition between which two countries?
the U.S. and Korea
The Soviet Union and Afghanistan
the U.S. and Afghanistan
the U.S and the Soviet Union
What ended the Cuban Missile Crisis?
The USSR removes missiles and the US leaves Cuba alone.
The US uses all of their missiles and destroys Cuba
JFK got tired of fighting and just made a treaty
What were the aims of SALT II?
Formal acceptance of Soviet controlled borders
International cooperation in trade, technology and space
Respect for human rights in Soviet controlled countries
Limits on missile launches and testing new ICBMs
What event ended the policy of Détente?
Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty
Invasion of Afghanistan
The Carter Doctrine
Iranian Embassy siege
How did the Helsinki Accords help stabilise the situation in Europe?
They encouraged East & West to fall out again
They led to all nuclear weapons being destroyed
They led to more nuclear weapons being created
They encouraged cooperation & contact between East & West
What was the goal of "Vietnamization"?
Hand South Vietnam over to the communists
Keep peace with the Soviet Union
Retake territory lost during the Tet Offensive
Have the South Vietnamese take over more of the fighting
Led to a treaty limiting US and Soviet nuclear weapons
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks