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A symbol of the cold war from 1961-1989 it seperated communist east Germany from Free west Germany Berlin Wall
a communication link established in 1963 to allow the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union to contact each other in times of crisis Hot line
an organization whose goal it was to win Vietnam's independence from foreign rule Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control Domino Theory
A law enacted in 1973, limiting a president rights to send troops into battle without consulting congress War Powers Act
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather than armies. Cold war
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956 Geneva Accords
the southern Vietnamese soldiers with whom U.S. troops fought against communism and forces in the North during the Vietnam War ARVN
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts Napalm
equired enrollment in the armed services Draft
South Vietnams President, a strong anti-Communist Ngo Diem
a drop or reduction in time in service. A soldier with 150 days or less remaining on his active duty commitment when he DEROSed from Vietnam also ETSed from the army under the Early Out program. Early-Outs
refers to soldiers who are qualified as parachutists Airborne
a Vietnamese leader who demanded Vietnam’s independence from France Ho Chi Minh
National Liberation Front (NLF), South Vietnamese guerrilla fighters supported by communists in North Vietnam Vietcong
a supporter of Johnson’s war policies hawk
a coordinated assault, in January 1968, by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese on South Vietnamese cities and bases Tet Offensive
the difference between what the Johnson administration said about the war and what journalists in Vietnam saw and reported credibility gap
a village in South Vietnam where U.S. soldiers killed unarmed civilians My Lai
a 1973 agreement between the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Vietcong for a cease-fire and U.S. troop withdrawal from South Vietnam Paris Peace Accords

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Vietnam War crossword puzzle

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The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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Vietnam War Crossword

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leader of the Indochinese Communist Party Ho Chi Minh
an organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalist groups that between 1946 and 1954 fought for the Vietnamese independence from the French. Vietminh
the idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control. Domino Theory
location of a French outpost that was overrun by the Vietminh Dien Bien Phu
the South Vietnamese Communists who, with North Vietnamese support, fought against the government of South Vietnam in the Vietnam War. Vietcong
a network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the Vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
a resolution adopted by Congress in 1964, giving the president broad powers to wage war in Vietnam. Tonkin Gulf Resolution
a 1954 peace agreement that divided Vietnam into Communist-controlled North Vietnam and non-Communist South Vietnam until unification elections could be held in 1956. Geneva Accords
Secretary of Defense for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Robert McNamara
Secretary of State for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Dean Rusk
a gasoline-based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts. Napalm
a toxic leaf-killing chemical sprayed by U.S. planes in Vietnam to expose Vietcong hideouts. Agent Orange
a US military raid on a South Vietnamese village, intended to root out villagers with ties to the Vietcong but often resulting in the destruction of the village and the displacement of its inhabitants. Search and Destroy mission
a public distrust of statements made by the government Credibility Gap
required enrollment in the armed services. Draft
a youth dominated political movement of the 1960s New Left
a person who opposed the Vietnam War and believed that the United States should withdraw from it. Dove
a person who supported U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and believed that the United States should use increased military force to win it. Hawk
a massive surprise attack by the Vietcong on South Vietnamese towns and cities early in 1968 Tet Offensive
a strong anti-communist Vietnamese leader that was assassinated by the US Ngo Dinh Diem

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Vietnam War Terms Crossword

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Organized early Vietnamese independence in the 1920s and 30s- Has a trail named after him? Ho Chi Minh
Organization whose goal was to win Vietnam's independence from from foreign rule? Formed by Ho Chi Minh Vietminh
American fear that communism would spread in a way that would start small, then continue to topple and become huge? Domino Theory
Former southern Vietnamese president, anti- communist. Ngo Dinh Diem
The way Vietcong were supplied by Communist North Vietnam? Ho Chi Minh Trail
Granted President Johnson broad military powers in Vietnam? (1964). Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Robert McNamara
Former U.S. Secretary of State in the early to mid sixties. Served under Kennedy and LBJ. Dean Rusk
American Commander in South Vietnam? William Westmoreland
General Westmoreland was unimpressed with this Southern Voietnmese fighting group? ARVN
Gasoline based fire that set fire to the jungle? Napalm
Leaf Killing, toxic chemical. Later found to cause cancer. Agent Orange
Civil Rights Leader who said that the proportion of blacks to whites in Vietnam was unfair. Died in 1968 Martin Luther King Junior
Selective service provides this if needed in a time of war? Draft
War protests got out of control and turned violent at this school in 1970? Kent State
Southern Vietnamese with communist loyalties? Vietcong
Ferocious battle on the part of the North Vietnamese and Vietcong in 1968. Began around Vietnamese New Year Tet offensive
What band wrote the Anti Vietnam War song: "Fortunate Son" Credence Clearwater Revival
College students had this option to avoid going to war in Vietnam? Deferment
America tried to use this strategy in order to prevent the spread of Communism? Containment

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Vietnam War Crossword

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What country entered the war to stop communism? United States
this Country controlled Vietnam before and right after WWII France
The leader of the North Vietnam Ho Chi Minh
What were the Vietnamese guerilla fighters called? Vietcong
the president of the United States since 1963 - 1968 Lyndon Johnson
The two countries that helped North Vietnam with supplies China, Soviet Union
The trail that helped the Vietnamese supply their troops Ho Chi Minh Trail
What country did the United States support during the Vietnam War? South Vietnam
In 1975, the Fall of _________ occured. Saigon
What was one type of protest during the Vietnam War? Hippie protest

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Vietnam War Crossword

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Tall, sharp grass. ELEPHANTGRASS
Leader of the U.S. military during the war. WILLIAMWESTMORELAND
Leader of South Vietnam. NGODINHDIEM
Leader of North Vietnam. HOCHIMINH
Name for someone who supports U.S. involvement in war. HAWK
Name for someone who opposes U.S. involvement in war. DOVE
A communist group formed by Ho Chi Minh in order to free Vietnam from the French Empire and unify Vietnam under communism. VIETMINH
South Vietnamese communists. VIETCONG
A theory that once one country falls under communism other DOMINOTHEORY
A village in South Vietnam that was ambushed by American forces due to the fear of communists in the South. This occured in 1968 and many unarmed civilians died. MYLAI
A booby trap that was used by the North. This trap consist of a hole in the ground filled with sharp spears. Fake grass is placed above the hole making it look safe to step on, however once pressure is on the fake grass the person will fall in the hole. PUNJISTICKS
A totalitarian system of government in which the government controls and owns everything. COMMUNISM
An economic and political system in which a country's industry is controlled by private owners not the state. CAPITALISM
One of the largest military campaigns of the war. Launched by the North. The main focus was suprise attacks against military and civilian command and control centers throughout South Vietnam. TETOFFENSIVE
A public distrust of statements made by the government. CREDIBILITYGAP
A gasoline based substance used in bombs that U.S. planes dropped in Vietnam in order to burn away jungle and expose Vietcong hideouts. NAPALM
A trail that was used by the North Vietnamese military to help supply Vietcong in South Vietnam. This trail went through North Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and South Vietnam. HOCHIMINHTRAIL
The military of South Vietnam. It was poorly trained and armed. It was disbanded after Saigon fell. ARMYOF ARVN
The act of removing U.S. military from Vietnam and letting South Vietnam fight it's own fight. VIETNAMIZATION
A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress which gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson the power to send troops to Vietnam without a formal declaration of war by Congress. TOKINGULFRESOLUTION

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Vietnam Vocabulary Project Crossword

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Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Mingh
The belief that if one nation falls to communism the surrounding nations will follow Domino Theory
Program created to block communism gains in Southeast Asia SEATO
revolutionary army of South Vietnam Vietcong
table tennis matches between Chinese and American athletes Ping Pong Diplomacy
Conflict between South and North Vietnamese Vietnam Conflict
a settlement which brought about an end to the First Indochina War Geneva Accords
Country in East Asia China
Organized events held by groups of people who didn’t want American participation in the Vietnam War Protests at Home
commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. William Westmoreland
flammable liquid used by the U.S in warfare Napalm
Nixon’s plan to end U.S involvement in the Vietnam war through a few programs Vietnamization
a village in Vietnam in which a massacre committed by U.S soldiers resulted in the killing of 347+ people My Lai
Papers hidden and written by the government conveying the acts that were carried out in Vietnam when the conflict was supposed to be over; was brought to the public’s attention making them distrusting Pentagon Papers
U.S law passed after the Vietnam war limiting the President’s power when it comes to military wars War powers act
People who supported U.S involvement in Vietnam war Hawk
People who didn't support U.S involvement in Vietnam war Dove
politics based on specific circumstances at the time Realpolitik
French word characterizing a time of improved relations between U.S and Soviet Union Detente
The process of opening trade with China directed by Nixon Opening China
Person who got drafted in the Vietnam war Draftee
Term used to question the credibility of Johnson’s words/ his truthfulness Credibility Gap
coordinated series of furious attacks committed by North Korea Tet Offensive
American politician from MA Robert Kennedy
Anti-Vietnam War icon; got Johnson to resign from presidential-election Eugene McCarthy

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A symbol of Cold War. Berlin Wall
A network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
A villiage in Northern South Vietnam. My Lai
A gasoline substance used in bombs that US planes dropped on Vietnam. Napalm
Lead numerous revolts for the Indochina communist party. Ho Chi Minh
35th president of the United States. John F. Kennedy
A war from 1954-1975. Vietnam war
A war from 1950-1953. Korean war
An international organization that came into use at the end of WWII that would help prevent future wars. United Nations
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather that armies. Cold war
Policy to keep the soviets from gaining control of other countries. Containment
A competition among nations to get the most weapons. Arms Race
A war in which total vicory is not the goal. Limited War
20th century forign police theory that believed if one land in a region came under the influence of communist then more would follow. Domino Theory
The policy to relax tensions between the communist and the free world. Detente
A very tense confrontation between the Sviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missils in Cuba. Cuban Missle Crisis
North Atlantic treaty organization for security in 1949. N.A.T.O
Part of Gorabacheas moral reduction Glasnost or Opemies gave Soviet citizens freedom of speech and religion. Glasnost
British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965) Winston Churchill
A weapon, such as an atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb, whose destructive power comes from the release of nuclear energy. Nuclear Weapon

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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

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Vietnam War Crossword Puzzle

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Place where the false attack on the USS Maddox occurred. Gulf of Tonkin
Process where troops are taken out of Vietnam. Vietnamization
Classified documents that were released in news papers. Pentagon Documents
Headquarters of the U.S department of defense. Pentagon
Surprise attacks against military bases throughout South Vietnam. Tet Offensive
People who illegally release information. Whistle Blowers
Major political scandal where 5 men broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Watergate
The man who illegally stole and released classified Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg
U.S president from 1969-1974 who introduced Vietnamization. Richard Nixon
The war that lasted from 1954-1975. The Vietnam War
Communist guerrilla group in South Vietnam. Vietcong
Ho Chi Mihn's army. Viet Mihn
General who commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. William Westmoreland
Trail that ran from North Vietnam to South Vietnam and went through Laos and Cambodia. Ho Chi Mihn trail
Communist leader of North Vietnam. Ho Chi Mihn
U.S president from 1963-1969 that sent troops to Vietnam. Lyndon B. Johnson
Nixon's Vice president, and the president at the end of the Vietnam War. Gerald Ford
U.S secretary of defense. Robert McNamara
U.S president from 1961-1963 and was assassinated. John F. Kennedy
U.S president from 1953-1961, opposed elections in Vietnam Effort to block Communist from taking power. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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