SAT Subject US History Practice Question 1123: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1123

2. Nixon's policy in Vietnam was called

A. Rolling Thunder.
B. Vietnamization.
C. containment.
D. immediate withdrawal.
E. pacification.

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Vietnamization was the slow withdrawal of troops and increased bombing to try to support South Vietnam before leaving Vietnam. Rolling Thunder and pacification were Johnson policies, containment was a general approach to counter the spread of communism, and immediate withdrawal was a radical demand.

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