In these scenario-based activities, students view video segments from selected episodes of The Vietnam War, describing specific situations facing each of five US presidents during the course of the war. Students then engage in decision-making activities to analyze the circumstances, explore the president’s options, and define a course of action.
The essential questions are:
Themes pertain to: leadership, imperialism, nationalism, exceptionalism, and the Cold War
Visit The Vietnam War website to learn more.