This PowerPoint includes 32 slides that cover the following topics:
- Background of Vietnam
- U.S. involvement
- Battle tactics used on both sides
- Major events, such as the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, My Lai Massacre, Tet Offensive, etc.
- Resistance and support movements
- Aftermath of the war
- Vietnam Memorial today
This presentation includes a ton of visuals to keep students engaged. Primary sources, political cartoons, songs, and videos are all included. The teachers notes, entitled Vietnam War Teacher Notes, that go along with this presentation can be uploaded for free. The teacher notes are not necessary but are a helpful resource for teachers. Enjoy the powerpoint!