The Vietnam War: Help and Review

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Master the politics, roots and major battles of the Vietnam War with this engaging review course. Whether you need help studying for an exam, planning a class project or writing a paper, our short video lessons can help you learn about the topics that you need to focus on.
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7 chapters in The Vietnam War: Help and Review

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Ch 1. Roots of the Vietnam War: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29689].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Roosevelt & Truman: Beginning American Involvement in Indochina Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14328].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14328].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - 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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Lesson 5 - Definition of the Credibility Gap in Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Unrest in Vietnam During the Eisenhower Years: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29690].percentComplete}}% complete
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Ch 3. John F Kennedy and the Vietnam War: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29691].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - President Kennedy's Advisors: Shaping Policy During the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14666].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14666].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Enlarging American Involvement in Vietnam Under Kennedy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Vietnam Turning Points: The Buddhist Crisis, Kennedy Assassination & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14668].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14668].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - JFK's New Frontier: Definition, Speech & Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - John F. Kennedy: Biography, Facts & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Biography of Robert McNamara Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Robert McNamara & the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Robert McNamara & the Cuban Missile Crisis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Warren Commission: Report & Findings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29692].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - 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 3 - The Air War: Events and Key Operations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Johnson Americanizes the War in Vietnam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Johnson's Military Strategies for American Success Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14790].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14790].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Opposition to the Vietnam War, 1965-1968 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - 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: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29693].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - 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 3 - American Dissent During the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - 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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Lesson 5 - Medal of Honor Winner Captain Ed Freeman Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147046].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147046].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Medal of Honor Winner Sammy L. Davis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Medal of Honor: Vietnam War Recipients Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Medal of Honor Recipient Sergeant Salvatore Giunta Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Medal of Honor Recipient Paul W. Bucha Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Medal of Honor Recipient Robert L. Howard Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Medal of Honor Recipient Bruce P. Crandall Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Major Battles & Offensives of the Vietnam War: Help & Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29694].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - 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 2 - 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 3 - 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 4 - Operation Masher/White Wing: Description, Phases & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - 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 6 - 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 7 - The My Lai Massacre: Causes and Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - 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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Lesson 9 - Operation Rolling Thunder: Facts & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Agent Orange: Exposure & Use in the Vietnam War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59312].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59312].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59312].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59312].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Agent Orange? - Effects, Symptoms & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. The Vietnam War After American Involvement: Help and Review {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[29695].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Fall of Saigon During the Vietnam War: Causes and Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Communism Spreads During the Vietnam War: Cambodia and Laos Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18682].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18682].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Post-War Issues: Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on the U.S. Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Domino Theory & the Vietnam War: Definition & Eisenhower's Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Vietcong: Definition & Tactics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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