The Vietnam War
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The Vietnam War Activity: Quote Analysis: Essay—the Truman Doctrine and Vietnam
For close to thirty years, American foreign policy was shaped by the Truman Doctrine. In this exercise your students will explore its role in leading the United States into Vietnam and its inability to accurately capture the more complex realit...
The Vietnam War Activity: Video Analysis: Vietnam, A Television History: America's Enemy, 1954-1967
Analysts have offered a number of explanations for America's failure to achieve its objectives in Vietnam. Some argue that the military was held in check for domestic political reasons; others say that it was the threat of Soviet and/or Chinese m...