Presentation on theme: "CW #21: Vietnam 1.Truman Doctrine 2.Marshall Plan 3.Containment 4.Berlin Airlift 5.Hydrogen Bomb 6.Eastern Europe 7.China Quiz = TuesdayTest = WEDCST ="— Presentation transcript:
CW #21: Vietnam 1.Truman Doctrine 2.Marshall Plan 3.Containment 4.Berlin Airlift 5.Hydrogen Bomb 6.Eastern Europe 7.China Quiz = TuesdayTest = WEDCST = May 15 th A.Nuclear Weapon B.Communist / Mao C.US flies in supplies D.Becomes communist b/c of Russian takeover E.$$ to fight commies in Turkey & Greece F.$$ rebuild Europe G.Stop commies from spreading
Objectives: 1.How does the Vietnam war get started? 2.Why does the US join in this fight? 3.Explain the domino theory. 4.How does this war end ?
Vietnam Colonized by the French Ho Chi Minh – joins communists to fight agst French After WW2, begin to use guerilla (hit-n-run) tactics to fight French 1954: French surrender
Uh-oh communism is spreading again, what should the US do? Domino Theory: if 1 country falls to communism, the neighboring countries will too So, should the US get involved ?
Solution? Divide V. in ½ : –North = commie –South = free **sound familiar? Conflict begins –Vietcong: Commie guerilla warriors (popular) –South led by Ngo Dinh Diem (unpopular)
US Response: Help assassinate Diem & replace him w/another unpopular ruler --- looked like the S would fall to communism US escalates (increases) its involvement: –Sends advisors & supplies –By 1964: send US troops
CW #22 Vietnam WAR! Quiz at end of period TEST & #14-23 due tomorrow
Vietnam War (1964 – 1973) US should win: biggest, most advanced army in world! BUT….
1.Guerilla Warfare – hard to fight against 2.Foreign geography – 3.S= unpopular & war is unpopular in US
Ending… Vietnamization: slow withdrawal of US troops starts in 1969 & gone by 1973 –Ceasefire – but US does not win 1975: North overtakes South & reunites the country into a communist Vietnam
So, 1.Who won this war? 2.Should the US have gotten involved in Vietnam? #18 – Video 1.What is like to travel to North Korea? (Skip 7-8 lines) 2.What is life like for NK? List 6-8 things you see in the video 3.How do ppl treat the “Dear Leader”? 4.How does the “Dear Leader” ensure that ppl do what he wants?
CST Prep CST Prep questions May 15 th !May 15 th ! Word of the Day: –Causalities: persons lost through death or injury (definition) Sentence : During World War II, the Soviet Union experienced the highest number of casualties.