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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who did Tang's small group meet by chance when they were dropped off near a jungle path on a prisoner exchange mission in Chapter 11?
2. What is COSVN which is described in Chapter 11?
3. Who did Ho Chi Minh remind Tang of?
4. What were Agrovilles?
5. What movement did Tang decide to join after his meeting with Ho Chi Minh?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was Tang needed back home in 1955 more than ever in Chapter 4?
2. Why was Tang confused when he received a letter from his father in Chapter 3?
3. What was Tang's main goal during his early leadership of the Young People's Association?
4. Within three years of Diem's presidency, what was apparent about the leader concerning his political endeavors?
5. Why was Ho Chi Minh's welcoming visit to the members of the alliance in Hanoi so important to them?
6. Why did Tang and his associates want to keep the American military from becoming involved in the Vietnamese conflict?
7. When was it decided by the newly appointed NLF Provisional Committee to establish a committee for the Saigon/Cholon/Giadinh zone?
8. What were Tang's feelings toward America when he returned to Saigon in 1955?
9. Why was it that President-Designate Tho was unable to be liberated from detention in Tuy Hoa?
10. What were defined as the broad objectives of the mobilization committee for the peace movement?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What were Tang's family's expectations for the way he should lead his life? What disappointments, if any, were faced by Tang's father as they applied to his son and how did his father react to these disappointments?
Essay Topic 2
Express an opinion as to whether Tang's and his fellow nationalists' struggles had been in vain. Support your opinion with facts and feelings expressed within the book.
Essay Topic 3
Many of those who joined the Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces at its founding had been resistant for years to formally joining such organizations.
Why had these people (most of whom were old friends of Tang) resisted associating themselves politically, regardless of their sympathies for the goals of the NLF? What made them finally decide to take action by 1968?
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