The “images” of the Vietnam War and the messages sent by the news media and how they influenced the public perceptions about the war.
Lessons will explore how the war affected domestic politics, the civil rights movement, the elections, popular culture.
Lessons will explore the degree of understanding and the many misunderstandings Americans have about Vietnam, it’s people and it’s struggles.
Why Vietnam? What were the root causes of the war from a geopolitical perspective? From a bi-polar perspective? Through a Cold War lens?
Initially, the US strategy was to fight a conventional war, but this war had no conventional front line.
Slavery and African Americans in Antebellum America. Was the American Revolution inevitable?
For National History Day students, the 2017/2018 academic year will be filled with research related to the theme of Conflict and Compromise in History.
The theme of National History Day, Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History for 2016 is broad enough in scope to encourage investigation of topics ranging from local to world history and across…
The idea of the hero’s journey suggests that the adventures heroes and heroines undertake in many of our beloved stories follow a similar pattern. By broadly outlining these stories, you can see…
EDSITEment’s Persian Wars Resource Pages.
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What kinds of materials are most useful for your own curriculum and for…
Explore classroom lesson plans related to Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, which tells the story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and…
Students will learn how the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution was shaped by historical events and how it reflected the fundamental values and principles of a newly independent nation.