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The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 37 Views 137 Downloads
South Koreans in the Vietnam War
Students consider why South Koreans fought in the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students engage in an activity through which they investigate why South Koreans fought in the Vietnam War and how their participation in the war was viewed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
The Vietnam War 1954-1975
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete causes, effects, and events which occurred throughout the entire war are defined here, including the actions of each president who held office during war time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 48 Views 83 Downloads
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Students research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Students debate nonviolent action and write a response to Ali's violent/nonviolent nature in his life and draft resistance.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 62 Downloads
Why Did America Get Involved in Vietnam?
In this Vietnam study guide worksheet, students investigate what led the United States into involvement in the Vietnam War. Students respond to 7 short answer questions based on the worksheet as well as textbook reading.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 105 Downloads
The Vietnam War – Up Close and Personal
High schoolers examine the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students discuss the music, the video images, and the culture of the war. High schoolers create a classroom timeline that features major events in the war and write about how the war impacted the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 106 Downloads
Why the US Fought and Lost the Vietnam War
Students examine the role of the United States in the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students research primary and secondary sources to find out why the United States was involved in the war and why it was unsuccessful in the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
Korean And Vietnam Conflicts: Similarities And Differences
Eighth graders study the historical significance of the Korean and Vietnam Wars in this unit of study. They investigate the different ideologies that were involved and examine the effect of the wars on local veterans.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
U.S. History: The Vietnam Conflict
Students investigate the reasons for American military involvement in Vietnam. Among topics covered are the Domino Theory and the Cold War with the USSR. In small groups, students critically examine photographs from the war and complete photo analysis worksheets.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged because of the bright text and the relevant pictures.
15 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 55 Downloads
Communism and Containment
Learners "discover" top secret documents that describe the "Patriot" program. They are assigned the task of educating the American people about the threat of Soviets taking over America, including the key points of the Truman Doctrine from 1945 to 1990.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 44 Downloads
"It was my view then, and still is, that you don't make war without knowing why." Remembering Vietnam is a powerful resource. The essential questions, the activities, the readings, the materials examined all seek to provide learners with the information Tim O'Brien refers to in The Things they Carried.
11th Social Studies & History 82 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vietnam War Quiz
The Vietnam War is a fascinating topic. After reading or lecturing on this infamous war, give your class a 10-question multiple choice quiz to check for understanding. Saigon, military tactics, and major events are a few of the items they'll need to know to get an A.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 20 Downloads
Pattern of US Cold War Interventions
Exploring the patterns and themes between Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam, including pre and post-U.S. involvement, this lecture reinforces the concept of history repeating itself. Corrupt regimes, the emergence of Communism and redistribution of wealth, and various attempts by the U.
9 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 30 Views 74 Downloads
Peace and Aggression: A Challenge of Our Time
Students examine the arguments for and against the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. In groups, they must assign the Vietnam War a just or unjust war using the techniques used to fight and the reasons used by the government to declare war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
Eighth graders explore Cold War Era threats. In this world history lesson, 8th graders research the threat of Communism and nuclear war brought about by the Korean War and Vietnam. Students watch clips of speeches and build a mock fallout shelter in their classroom.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 37 Downloads
The Khmer Rouge
Young scholars examine life in Cambodia and Vietnam from 1975-1979, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. They discuss how an otherwise peaceful society could allow such events to take place and write a short paper and complete a culminating project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Representing History: Cambodia - Through the Shadows
This unit introduces students to the modern history of Cambodia in the context of the Cold War. It examines the relationship between Cambodia and Vietnam and the US and other Western capatilistic countries.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Power of "Un" - Unpopular, Unrest, Unsuccessful
Students research and discuss the Vietnam War and the effect on Wisconsin. They read letters from Wisconsinites serving in Vietnam, visit a local cemetery and construct a tally graph of when people died, and discuss similarities between Iraq and Vietnam.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads