The Vietnam War Questions Assignment Project
Discuss the Presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson. What did he hope to achieve? What were his biggest domestic and foreign policy successes? Failures? How and why did Vietnam distract from Johnson’s goals? Be as specific as possible in your answer and include as many details as possible.
Explain the origins of the war in Southeast Asia. Why did the United States feel the need to get involved in the conflict? Discuss how the war shifted from advisory in nature to an American War. Also, discuss how Americans reacted to the war. Be as specific as possible, as well as discussing the detailed events – take your answer through at least 1967.
Discuss the Vietnam War – how did the United States seek to conduct the fighting? What were Johnson’s goals for the war? How did the United States attempt to achieve victory? How did the war impact South Vietnam? What was the ultimate conclusion of the war? Also, discuss how Americans reacted to the war. Be as specific as possible, include numerous details, and discuss as many events as you can.
Discuss the events of the 1960s in broad detail. What made the 1960s a decade unlike any other in American, or even world, history? What were the major movements during the era? How did these events help to shape or reshape American culture, including rights for minorities and women, as well as views on warfare and the establishment? Although being broad, be as descriptive as possible.