The Vietnam War was a frustrating and conflictual period of American history. Use the websites below to complete your research on the Vietnam War. During this webquest, you will:
- Complete a map of Southeast Asia
- Read about the history of Vietnam
- Research background information about important evetns and people in the Vietnam War
- Read about U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War
I and II: Complete a map of Southeast Asia. Note major cities and countries. Use World Geography to find a a topographical map of Vietnam. It will list the countries and cities you are looking for.
III: Background information of the Conflict. Use the following websites to find information:
IV: Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Read the Resolution here.
V: U.S. Involvement. Use the following websites to find information:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/timeline/tl2.html (you may need to look at a couple of different eras to get the information you need)
VI: Domestic Reaction. Use your own research skills to find information about the topics you were given. Stuck on where to start? Try one of the LWSD databases.