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In a few words, how did the Vietnam War start?


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1. Word cloud
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In a few words, how did the Vietnam War start?
2. Slide
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The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War was a conflict between North and South Vietnam from 1955 to 1975. This war was fought between the communist North Vietnamese and their allies, and the non-communist South Vietnamese and their allies. It was the first war that was broadcasted on television.
3. Slide
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North Vietnam: the communist-controlled republic in northern Indochina; originally part of French Indochina; achieved independence from France in 1954 South Vietnam: the former non-communist republic in southern Indochina; established in 1954 with the help of French troops and later supported by US troops Viet Cong: a guerrilla force made up of South Vietnamese communists
4. Poll
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What was the most significant event of the Vietnam War?
  • The Tet Offensive
  • The Fall of Saigon
  • The My Lai Massacre
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Incident
5. Slide
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Fun facts:
More than 3 million people were killed during the war. The US sent over 2 million soldiers to Vietnam. The US also used Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide, to clear forest areas used by the Viet Cong.
6. Drawings
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Draw / write: What were the major causes of the Vietnam War?
7. Drawings
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Draw / write: What role did the United States play in the Vietnam War?
8. Open question
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What are the effects of war on people and societies?
9. Open question
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What can we learn from the Vietnam War?

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