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120 reviewed resources for u.s. history, vietnam war

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Vietnam War

For Students 8th - 11th
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...
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Born in the U.S.A: Music as Political Protest

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Though often used in shows of patriotism, Bruce Springsteen's 1985 song "Born in the U.S.A." is critical of America's role in the Vietnam war and its treatment of American veterans. High schoolers analyze the song's lyrics in an activity...
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
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...
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Vietnam War Quiz

For Students 10th - 11th
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...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. High schoolers also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Students participate...
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Refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States may have pulled its troops from the Vietnam War in 1973, but the conflict was far from over for the citizens living in Asia at the time. An informative resource lets learners know about the wave of over 220,000...
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The Vietnam War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners acquire information about the Vietnam War Era from the internet, textbook and various sources. They transfer the information that they have acquired into a newspaper format. Students create editorials, cartoons, graphics and...
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Offerings At the Wall: the Vietnam War Memorial

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research Vietnam War, complete audio interview of a Vietnam War veteran or a family member/acquaintance of someone who was a casualty of the war, and write an essay of what was learned through researching the war and conducting...
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The Decision to Americanize the War in Vietnam

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students research the major events of the Vietnam War and construct a timeline. They do the same with the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson or the 1960's. They act as an advisor to President Johnson to recommend a course of action...
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The Vietnam War: A Popular Music Approach

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Vietnam War in music. In this Vietnam lesson, students listen to and analyze popular music from the Vietnam era in order to understand the use of propaganda regarding the controversial war. Students develop questions...
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The Early Cold War: 1947-1970

For Teachers 9th - 11th
With a combination of images, maps, and valuable information, this presentation is a strong resource for a history class that is coming out of a WWII unit and into a Cold War unit. Some points are outlined for students, while others are...
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Beyond Vietnam

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
On April 4, 1967 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his speech "Beyond Vietnam." The controversy that followed is the focus of a three-lesson unit that asks class members to consider the political and social implications of King's stance. 
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World War II

For Students 9th - 12th
In this contemporary U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 52 short answer questions about World War II, the Vietnam War, and NAFTA.
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Presidential Decisions for War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine reasons for wars. In this contemporary U.S. history lesson, 11th graders explore primary resources to analyze how presidents determine the reasons for entering into war. Students focus on the Korean War, Vietnam...
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Vietnam War

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about the Vietnam War. Students then respond to 24 short answer questions.
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The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Pattern of US Cold War Interventions

For Students 8th - 11th
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...
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A Brief History of Vietnam (1858-2004) and Its Evolving Communist System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the French colonization of Vietnam, the Vietnam War, and the current evolving Communist system. They develop political maps, outline the major events of the Vietnam War, write an essay, and compare/contrast democracy...
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How the Vietnam War Transformed California?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the effect of the Vietnam War on California. They work together to research social movements that occured during this period and its outcomes. They also interview veterans to better understand the impact of the...
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"I Hear America Singing": Controversy and Music in the Mexican War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the Mexican War and its outcome through music. In this primary source analysis instructional activity, 8th graders analyze the lyrics of selected songs to consider the 2 perspectives regarding U.S. involvement in...
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Interpreting Political Cartoons – Vietnam Era

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore opinions regarding U.S. involvement in Vietnam. For this primary source analysis lesson, 11th graders analyze political cartoons related to the Vietnam War and then respond to the provided discussion questions.
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US History Summer Instructional Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...