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Ch 3: Early American Involvement in Indochina

About This Chapter

This chapter will use video lessons to help you improve your understanding of the early American involvement in Indochina. You may use the quizzes in this chapter to test yourself on the information presented in each lesson.

Early American Involvement in Indochina - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Early American involvement in Indochina was a precursor to the United States' wider intervention in Vietnam. In this chapter, instructors use video lessons to teach you about this early participation. The quizzes that are included in the lessons are used to test your knowledge of the information. The topics covered in these lessons include:

  • What foreign policy strategies were in place prior to the First Indochina War
  • The terminology used to describe the Viet Minh and the significance of these terms
  • How President Roosevelt, President Truman and President Eisenhower differed in their approaches toward Southeast Asia

Video Objective
Roosevelt & Truman: Beginning American Involvement in Indochina Analyze the political climate leading up to the First Indochina War and how certain political situations played a part in the United States' involvement.
American Foreign Policy in the First Indochina War Evaluate the Viet Minh and their ideologies in order to understand their nationalistic view.
Eisenhower's Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia in the 1950s Recall Dwight D. Eisenhower's interest in Southeast Asia and his strategies in the region.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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