Ch 4: The Geneva Conference & the Vietnam War

About This Chapter

Utilize the videos in this chapter to understand the impact of the Geneva Conference on the Vietnam War. Throughout the chapter, quizzes are available to help you evaluate your knowledge of the Geneva Conference and its outcome.

The Geneva Conference & the Vietnam War - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The Geneva Conference that took place in 1954 aimed to bring peace to Indochina. This conference and the Geneva Accords that resulted from the conference had a strong impact on the United States' involvement in Vietnam. The instructors in this chapter will use engaging video lessons to describe the Conference as well as its effect on the Vietnam War. The quizzes in each lesson will help you examine your comprehension of the material. The topics in this chapter include:

  • How the Geneva Accords were significant to the United States and Vietnam
  • How the leadership of the United States and Vietnam reacted to the Geneva Accords
  • What activities North Vietnam engaged in to prepare for their conflict with the United States

Video Objective
Geneva Accords: Definition & Overview Define the Geneva Accords and understand why it is significant.
U.S. Reaction to the Geneva Accords: Summary & Analysis Discover how the leadership of the United States responded to the Geneva Accords.
Impact of the Geneva Accords on Viet Minh Leadership Analyze the impact of the Accords on the leadership of Viet Minh, as well as their successes and mistakes after the Geneva Conference.
North Vietnam Mobilizes for War: The Ho Chi Minh Trail & The Viet Cong Outline how the Democratic Republic of Vietnam carried out mobilization for war from 1955 to 1962.

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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