Post-War Issues: Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on the U.S. - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why did a collective amnesia set in after the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnamese War ?

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1. What was the catalyst that ended American 'amnesia' toward the war?

2. Upon returning home from Vietnam at the end of the war, the veterans who fought there were _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The national chaos and turmoil surrounding the events of the Vietnam War were just the beginning of the long-lasting effects of this war within the United States. Together, the worksheet and quiz for this lesson will assist you in learning and recalling the pertinent information on the structural, social and cultural transformations that took place after the war was over.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on:

  • Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on American politics
  • Casualties of the war
  • Films inspired by the Vietnam War

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the post-war United States
  • Information recall - access the insight you've gained about the United States' international affairs after the Vietnam War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the United States moved forward after the war

Additional Learning

Take the time to review the lesson called, Post-War Issues: Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on the U.S., to be sure you have fully comprehended the material. These objectives will be fully addressed:

  • Identify the ways U.S. leaders have attempted to move past the defeat in Vietnam
  • Describe the war's economic effects on the U.S.
  • Discover how art has reflected the war in Vietnam
  • Understand the lasting effects on diplomacy & foreign policy in the U.S.