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Studying for History 308: Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War - Summary
The study tools in this chapter are designed to help you better understand and retain information about events leading up to, during and following the Vietnam War. You can use the tools as study guides, as a helpful review or to test your knowledge of these topics. These resources focus on the following material:
- Early Vietnamese history from 1900
- Events of the First Indochina War
- American involvement in and policies regarding pre-Vietnam War Indochina
- The impact of the Geneva Conference
- Expansion of American involvement in the Vietnam War
- American opposition to the war
- Major battles and military operations during the Vietnam War, including operations in Cambodia and Laos
- Aftereffects of the war on Vietnam and U.S.-Vietnam relations
How They Work
All of the resources in this chapter are designed to help you develop a stronger understanding of what led to the Vietnam War, how it was fought and the war's legacy. A step-by-step review of how to use the interactive flashcards, which use repetition to help you memorize important events, appears below:
- Open a flashcard set for the Vietnam War topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the Vietnam War flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Vietnamese Nationalism Flashcards
This lesson contains flashcards that discuss the political events surrounding Vietnam's uprising against French control and Japanese occupation in the early 1900s. Vietnamese political figures, such as Ho Chi Minh, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Emperor Bao Dai will be discussed.
First Indochina War Flashcards
These flashcards cover the context of the political climate that led up to the First Indochina War, as well as some key battles of the war. You'll see which side each of the major world powers took, and how the Geneva Conference led to resolution.
Early American Involvement in Indochina Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers the United States foreign policies as they relate to Indochina during the presidencies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Vietnam War & Geneva Conference Flashcards
This set of flashcards will take you through the details of the Geneva Conference's effect on the outcome of the Vietnam War. Learn about one of the most controversial wars and how it changed as a result of the conference.
Vietnam & U.S. Involvement Flashcards
This set of flashcards will guide you through some of the important aspects of America's involvement in the Vietnam war. Flip through to discover some of the well-known details and even some more surprising facts.
Vietnam War Opposition Flashcards
In this set of flashcards, we will look at some of the contributions and reactions to the opposition of the Vietnam War. While civilians were mainly involved in the protests, the president, politicians, and other leaders also played active roles.
Vietnam War Battles Flashcards
Use these flashcards to test your knowledge about key battles and operations of the Vietnam War and the aftermath of each. You'll also be able to gauge your understanding of some important terms that relate to these military strategies.
Role of Laos & Cambodia in the Vietnam War Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers the involvement of Laos and Cambodia during the Vietnam War and thereafter. You will learn about the key roles these nations played during the War, as well as their postwar consumption by Communism.
Aftermath of the Vietnam War Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers the turbulent aftermath of the Vietnam War. You'll learn about the war's effects, not only in the bloody battlegrounds of Southeast Asia but also in the shell-shocked United States.
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Other chapters within the History 308: Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War course
- Understanding History & Primary Sources
- Vietnamese Nationalism
- The First Indochina War
- Early American Involvement in Indochina
- The Geneva Conference & the Vietnam War
- U.S. Involvement in Vietnam
- Opposition to the Vietnam War
- Battles & Operations of the Vietnam War
- Participants & Strategies in the Vietnam War
- Cambodia & Laos in the Vietnam War
- Effects of the Vietnam War
- Required Assignments for History 308