A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Truong Nhu Tang
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Tang and his colleagues find to be the necessary connection between Marxism and independence?

2. What did Nguyen Van Thieu do upon his foreign minister's signing of a peace accord?

3. What was Nixon's "Vietnamization" as the NLF saw it?

4. What did Tang's host want most to know from Tang during his visit to Budapest ?

5. What were "elephant's intestines?"

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How might the events Tang endures during his flight from Vietnam on a river boat reflect his struggles throughout the book? Use specific details in your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Pham Hung and General Trung of Central Office South Vietnam (COSVN), Communist Party headquarters in South Vietnam, joked that "even though we ran like hell, still we'll win" after Northern forces retreated from southern Cambodian borders to Kratie. Explain the meaning of this quote as it relates to Vietnamese guerrilla fighters. How can the reader interpret Henry Kissinger's similar statement given in a journal article in 1968?

Essay Topic 3

Describe Tang's life in the Maquis after his exchange. Why is Tang sentimental about his and the other PRG members' time there?

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