"No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now."
- Richard M. Nixon
- This Day in History
- Become familiar with Vietnam and what the basic history is of that region
- Why were world powers interested with this small nation?
- What was the political situation of Vietnam in the 50's?
- Read Chapter 26, section 1 (pgs. 882-889) and answer ?'s 1-7 at the section end
- View the prezi on the Vietnam War
- Take the Daily Quiz
- Understand the basic history of Vietnam and why there was such a strong French influence there.
- Be able to explain why Vietnam was divided up into two parts and who advocated for each.