Those of you in the 1301 and 1302 in-class lectures classes (F2F not DLC) must complete an argumentative essay to pass the course. For ideas on contested historical questions, you will use the Memory Hole Link on the tab above and pick a topic under either the 1301 or 1302 column, depending on which section you’re in. The essay will be at least five paragraphs and will probably come in.
The Vietnam War is officially over for the United States. The last U.S. combat soldier leaves Vietnam, but military advisors and some Marines remain. Over 3 million Americans have served in the war, nearly 60,000 are dead, some 150,000 are wounded, and at least 1,000 are missing in action.
The Vietnam War greatly changed America forever. It was the longest war fought in America’s history, lasting from 1955 to 1973. The Vietnam War tarnished America’s self image by becoming the first time in history the United States failed to accomplish its stated war aims, to preserve a separate, independent, noncommunist government.
When an oral history essay places the experiences of an individual within the context of a historical period,. for example, folklorists use oral. Questions about what it was actually like to live through segregation or the Vietnam War might give you a new perspective on a historical time period.
David, a Vietnam veteran who served in the Air Force discusses his experiences with the anti-war culture of America and how he was treated poorly in society. His description of his PTSD indicates that it was onset due to a traumatic event many years after he returned home from war.
IGCSE Modern World History Revision: 2020 The Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History Examination consists of two papers: Paper 1: Core Content - Students answer three question in the (a) Describe, (b) Explain, (c) Assess format in two hours.
Largest online source for information on the Vietnam War. Formed by Vietnam veterans in 1989 with a mission to “collect and preserve the documentary record of the Vietnam War.” Contains more than 550,000 items for searching and browsing. Note the curated subject guides on many topics for help digging into the wealth of content.
History of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a monument in Washington, D.C., honoring U.S. service members of the Vietnam War.