SAT II US History : Sequence in U.S. Foreign Policy from 1899 to the Present

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II US History

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Sequence In U.S. Foreign Policy From 1899 To The Present

Which United States conflict was ended by the Paris Peace Accords?

Possible Answers:

Korean War

Vietnam War

Spanish-American War

Gulf War

World War II

Correct answer:

Vietnam War


The Paris Peace Accords ended America’s direct involvement in the Vietnam War in 1973. The peace process provided for a ceasefire between North and South Vietnam and the removal of all American military personnel from Vietnamese territory. It was the work of several years of diplomatic maneuvering by Henry Kissinger, United States National Security Advisor, and his Vietnamese counterpart. The Paris Peace Accords were signed during the Presidency of Richard Nixon.

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