Provide your students with this brief and insightful review sheet that helps students see the Vietnam War in the broader context of the Cold War. Incorporating vocabulary as well as geography, this handout provides students with the information needed to see this conflict as both unique in its own right as well as a case study of the Cold War.
Wanting more resources to help teach the Vietnam War? Check out "The Causes of the Vietnam War: A Presidential Think-Aloud
" to engage students in thinking about US escalation or try "Through the Eyes of a 'Grunt:' A Vietnam War Gallery Walk Exercise
" to help students identify with the experience of US combat soldiers. You can also engage your students in analyzing the anti-war movement with "Debating the Vietnam Anti-War Movement: A Speed Dating Exercise