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History 108: History of the Vietnam War

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History 108: History of the Vietnam War has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. The course's expert instruction and self-assessment quizzes help you fully understand the most important events of the war. Completing this course can help you get a head start on your degree.
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8 chapters in History 108: History of the Vietnam War

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Ch 1. Roots of the Vietnam War {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[14325].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Roots of the Vietnam War: Learning Objectives & Activities
Lesson 2 - Indochina from 1900 to 1945: Culture, Government & Unrest Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14326].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14326].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Roosevelt & Truman: Beginning American Involvement in Indochina Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14328].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14328].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - First Indochina War: Battle of Dien Bien Phu & the Geneva Conference Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Unrest in Vietnam During the Eisenhower Years {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[14444].percentComplete}}% complete
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Ch 3. John F Kennedy and the Vietnam War {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[14665].percentComplete}}% complete
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Ch 4. Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[14785].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War: Learning Objectives & Activities
Lesson 2 - Gulf of Tonkin Crisis and Resolution: Events and Congressional Response Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14786].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14786].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - A Revolving Door of Leadership in South Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14787].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14787].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Air War: Events and Key Operations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Johnson Americanizes the War in Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Johnson's Military Strategies for American Success Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14790].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14790].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Opposition to the Vietnam War, 1965-1968 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14792].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14792].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Vietnam War During the Nixon Years {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[15615].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Vietnam War During the Nixon Years: Learning Objectives & Activities
Lesson 2 - Vietnamization: Nixon's Plan to Withdraw American Forces Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Cambodia and Laos: Impact of Major Operations Under Nixon Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - American Dissent During the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Paris Peace Accords in 1973: Nixon, Kissinger & North Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[18338].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War: Learning Objectives & Activities
Lesson 2 - The Battle of Ap Bac: Causes and Impacts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - US Marine Corps vs the National Liberation Front: Operation Starlite Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Battle for the Ia Drang Valley: The US Army vs The People's Army of Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Operation Masher/White Wing: Description, Phases & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Operation Junction City: Airborne Engagement During the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - The Tet Offensive: The First Major Offensive from North Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The My Lai Massacre: Causes and Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Easter Offensive of 1972: North Vietnam Attacks the South Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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