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Course SummaryMaster 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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- Have fallen behind in understanding the roots and major battles of the Vietnam War; war developments between the Eisenhower and Johnson administrations; post-war Vietnam or any other Vietnam War topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn about the Vietnam War.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra history resources at school.
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- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
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- Be Ready on Test Day: Use The Vietnam War final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
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In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- How did American involvement in Vietnam begin under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman?
- Why was the influence of the Domino Theory on President Eisenhower's Vietnam policy?
- What were some of major battles of the Vietnam War from 1963-1972?
- How did President Kennedy's death and other events of 1963 impact tensions in Vietnam?
- What was the congressional response to the Gulf of Tonkin crisis in 1964?
- Why were ground troops sent to Vietnam under President Johnson?
- How did American opposition to the Vietnam War accelerate from 1965-1968?
- What was the overarching principle behind President Nixon's Vietnamization plan?
- What were some of the human and political consequences of America's withdrawal from Vietnam?
- How did the Vietnam Syndrome affect American foreign policy after the war?
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