American term for anyone trained for travel in space
a restriction on trade between nations
describing a war conducted by a non-regular force that harasses the enemy with quick
strikes, or a fighter in such a force; from the Spanish for "little war"
Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) –
a missile capable of being aimed at a target at a
distance of 5,000 miles (8,000 km) or greater
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) –
American government agency that
directs programs relating to space exploration and science
taking control of a privately owned business or industry by a government for the
public benefit, generally with compensation to the owners
in military usage, an examination or survey of an enemy's strength and
Space race –
competition between U.S. & U.S.S.R over achievements in space technology &
a high-altitude U.S. aircraft used for taking aerial photographs
6.06 The Vietnam War
The Big Ideas
How did the US support South Vietnam from 1957 to 1963?
How did President Johnson increase US involvement in Vietnam?
Briefly describe the type of war fought in Vietnam. What tactics and weapons were used? How did this
affect American soldiers?
How did Americans react to the Vietnam War?