Casualties of the Vietnam War: Causes & Statistics


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All of the following statements about Agent Orange are true, EXCEPT:

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1. Which of the following was the leading cause of American casualties during the Vietnam War?

2. Why were there so many Vietnamese refugees and immigrants following the Vietnam War?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to gauge your knowledge of the Vietnam War. Some terms you will need to know for the quiz include Agent Orange and unexploded ordnance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials helps you check your knowledge of:

  • Reason why so many Americans died in the Vietnam War
  • Number of Vietnamese civilians who perished from the war
  • Effects of Agent Orange
  • Definition of unexploded ordnance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the purpose of Agent Orange
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the leading cause of death for Americans during the Vietnam War

Additional Learning

Gain more insights about this war using the lesson called Casualties of the Vietnam War: Causes & Statistics. Use this lesson to:

  • Determine what caused the Vietnam War
  • Identify the number of American casualties from the war
  • Examine the success of Agent Orange