SAT Subject US History Practice Question 97: Answer and Explanation
1. Which of the following presidents sent troops to Vietnam?
A. Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy
B. Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon
C. Johnson and Nixon
D. Kennedy and Johnson
Correct Answer: B
Eisenhower was the first president who sent troops to Vietnam. Kennedy sent more troops, and Johnson sent many more. Nixon also sent troops to both Vietnam and Cambodia but eventually was obliged to begin the U.S. withdrawal.