This episode covers the years 1961-63 and the DVD jacket description is:
Riding the Tiger (1961-63) President Kennedy inspired idealistic young Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.
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
Thirtyopen 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, True or False question 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.
This is a Ken Burns documentary & students should have a basic knowledge of Imperialism, WWI, communism, WWII & the origins of the Cold War.