The Vietnam War
History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
U.S. involvement in the wars in Vietnam from both a domestic and international perspective, focusing on the conflict independently and in context of the broader Cold War.
Historical Knowledge of Vietnam War
Students will be able to explain and analyze political, social, cultural, diplomatic, and military developments; short- and long-term influences; and ramifications or "lessons" deriving from the U.S. experience during the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1975 from both a domestic and international perspective.
Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and debate the meanings and historical significance of primary source documents.
Students will be able to produce an original, analytical, and primary source based historical essay examining a key issue, theme, or individual from the U.S. experience in Vietnam.