Secondary Source Search - American Visions
Use your American Vision textbook (pgs 772 – 776) to answer the following questions in complete sentences:
- Why does the United States support the French in Vietnam? How/why is this a difficult decision for U.S.?
- Who are the Vietminh? What do they want? Who is their leader?
- What is the Domino Theory?
- How does the text describe guerillas? What is their fighting style?
- What happened at Dien Bien Phu? Why is this event significant? What lesson does it offer?
- What are the Geneva Accords and list the 3 provisions (what they do).
- Why did Ngo Dinh Diem refuse to follow Geneva Accords?
- How does U.S. role increase in Vietnam following French departure?