The Impact of the Vietnam War on Vietnam


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Chemicals used by the United States, like _____, continue to poison the Vietnamese countryside and its people.

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1. Even conservative estimates claim that over _____ Vietnamese people died in the Vietnam War.

2. Why did the United States use Agent Orange in Vietnam?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Vietnam War was a conflict fought to attempt to stop the spread of Communism in Vietnam. Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about the lasting results of this war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Purpose of Agent Orange
  • Vietnamese death toll following the Vietnam War
  • Effect of harsh treatment of southern Vietnamese postwar

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the chemical warfare used by the United States during the Vietnam War
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on postwar Vietnam
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding where many South Vietnamese were sent to perform hard labor following the war

Additional Learning

Learn about postwar life in Vietnam by reviewing the lesson titled The Impact of the Vietnam War on Vietnam. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the lasting cultural effects of the Vietnam War
  • Know how many gallons of Agent Orange were dropped on Vietnam during the conflict
  • Numerate how many regional capitals in northern Vietnam sustained heavy bombing