Ch 16: Vietnam War & Political Conservatism

About This Chapter

This chapter has been designed to reinforce your existing knowledge or broaden your understanding of the Vietnam War and political conservatism in the United States. Use these lessons to prepare for history class or even professional certification exams.

Vietnam War & Political Conservatism - Chapter Summary

How did the Vietnam War start? What happened in America during the 1980s? What did the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 mean for the country? These are the main topics you will explore when you use this chapter as a study aid or review resource.

You will study historical facts regarding these topics and come to understand the impact of these events on the United States. Once you have reviewed the lessons in this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the causes of the Vietnam War
  • Describe how the Vietnam War impacted America
  • Identify the lifestyle and cultural trends during the 1980s
  • Discuss the campaign of Ronald Reagan leading to the 1980 election
  • Understand what Reagan's election reflected about America in 1980

Short video lessons offer expert instruction and 24/7 accessibility from any device, making your study of this material easy and convenient. Lessons take only minutes to review but contain detailed descriptions that will enhance what you might know about these topics. Track your progress through the chapter on your Dashboard and ensure you have fully retained all facts using brief self-assessment quizzes.

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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