The DVD jacket description for this episode is:
The River Styx (January 1964 - December 1965) With South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hainoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the South, accelerating the insurgency. Fearing Saigon's collapse, President Johnson escalates America's military commitment, authorizing sustained bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South.
With this purchase you get:
A one page sheet of three maps, key dates in the war and a list of relevant US Presidents students can use while viewing the episode or series.
Nine terms with definitions
Thirty-six open ended questions to use as a student viewing guide
Answer key. I’ve also included periodic times in the DVD so you can match the questions to the location in the episode easily.
Thirty-five, True or False questions quiz based on the open-ended questions on the student viewing guide. The terms are also included on this quiz in a True/False format.
A list of five different ways this viewing guide can be used with students
This episode is nearly two hours long. Students should have a basic knowledge of Imperialism, WWI, communism, WWII & the origins of the Cold War. Watching episode one & two, also available in my store, is almost essential to place this episode in context.
Depending on ability level and how you use it this viewing guide could be used with sophomores. I will use it with my honors students.
The Preview copy is from episode one
The Past is a Blast