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Richard Nixon won the Presidency in 1968 with the campaign promise of ending the war in Vietnam.

Which of the following explains his plan for ending the war?

A

The possible use of nuclear missiles on Hanoi, the capital of North Vietnam, in order to force their surrender.

B

Nixon would ask the United Nations to negotiate a peace settlement between the North Vietnamese and the U.S.

C

Nixon would “Vietnamize” the war with the gradual withdrawal of U.S. troops out of South Vietnam, leaving the conflict in the hands of the South Vietnamese.

D

Nixon would offer to the North Vietnamese the Hue Province in South Vietnam in attempt to reach a settlement in the conflict.

E

Nixon would order the American military to increase both airstrikes and ground missions in order to end the threat of the Vietcong.

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