I can analyze the reasons for US involvement in Vietnam, & I can explain what made the conflict so difficult to win.
Critical Vocabulary: Ho Chi Minh, Viet Minh, Geneva Accords, Domino Effect, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, Ngo Dinh Diem, Viet Cong, Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, Senator J. William Fullbright, General William Westmoreland, "Tet Offensive," Nixon Doctrine, Henry Kissinger, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Vietnam Moratorium Day, "Silent Majority," My Lai Massacre, Kent State University, "Pentagon Papers," Paris Peace Talks, 26th Amendment
- Background Question: What do you want to know more about regarding the Vietnam War?
- Citizenship Question: Who is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives?
- John Boehner
- Nancy Pelosi
- Paul Ryan
- Dennis Hastert
- Guided Instruction: The Vietnam War Years
- Reflection Question: Who were the Vietminh? The VietCong?
Homework: The Vietnam War
Tentative Test Date: April 27