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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?


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


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


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.


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


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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