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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
Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American military escalation and involvement beginning with the Gulf of Tonkin incident.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 16 Downloads
The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail
The United States National Security Agency described it as one of "the great achievements in military engineering of the twentieth century. Support your classroom study of the Vietnam War with this brief but effective video, which describes the political, strategic, economic linchpin that was the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Music: A Vehicle for Wartime Protest
Music tells fascinating stories when it comes to wartime protest. Researchers analyze some familiar tunes to determine what they reveal about the political and social climate of Vietnam War-era America. They also discuss ways music operates as a protest tool.
8th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 53 Downloads
The Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War
Students discover how the United States became involved in the Vietnam War, the importance of the Tet Offensive in turning American public opinion against the war, and how the Vietnam War is still a part of American life and culture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 50 Downloads
The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
10th - 12th Language Arts 83 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"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 87 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Uncle Sam's Got Himself in a Terrible Jam": Protest Music and the Vietnam War
"And it's one, two, three...what are we fighting for?" Use music to assess the climate of protest during the Vietnam War, listening to and analyzing Country Joe MacDonald's "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag" (lyrics included). Historians discuss feelings the song evokes and the nature of music within protest.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 135 Downloads
Influential People Taking A Stand
Seventh graders explore how influential people have taken a stand on difficult issues and the consequences that followed. This lesson connect American studens with students in England who present their own person for exploration.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Give Peace a Chance
Students research protest songs of the Vietnam War era. They search for information on the artists and motivation for the lyrics. They interview people who remember the music from that era and bring back information they found.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 40 Downloads
Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked to create a recipe for a protest.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Students analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War instructional activity, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Students participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 201 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Young scholars also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 115 Downloads
Thou Dost Protest
Students analyze recent anti-American protests around the world, using Pakistan as a starting point. They read and discuss, In Streets of Pakistani Cities, Cries of 'Death to America! students develop and present case studies of protests.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads