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    The distribution of power is when power, influence or authority is distributed, spread around or apportioned.


    Read about the reasons for The Vietnam War:



    As you go through these two documents, take notes to address the questions below. You will be answering the following questions:
    1. What did Nixon believe would be the consequences of immediate U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam?
    1. 2. What specific events did Nixon cite to support his arguments against "precipitate troop withdrawal"?

    2. 3. What is meant by "Silent Majority"?

    3. 4. What did John Kerry believe about the alleged threat that North Vietnam posed to the United States?

    4. 5. What did John Kerry believe were the results of Nixon's policies as spelled out in the 1969 "Silent Majority" speech?

    5. 6. What did Nixon mean by "Vietnamization," and what did Kerry think of this policy?
    Go to the next page to submit your responses to the above questions.