lundysushistory.weebly.com/uploads/8/6/9/1/8691769/gettingintothewar.pdf. Pacifica Radio/KPFA/UC Berkeley Library: Other Social Activist Movements & Activities Social Activism Sound Recording Project: Martin Luther Kind, "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam ," April 30, 1967, Riverside Church, New York. The sermon which I am preaching this morning in a sense is not the usual kind of sermon, but it is a sermon and an important subject, nevertheless, because the issue that I will be discussing today is one of the most controversial issues confronting our nation.
I'm using as a subject from which to preach, "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam. " Now, let me make it clear in the beginning, that I see this war as an unjust, evil, and futile war. jaclynburr.weebly.com/uploads/1/8/7/0/18702776/lesson_plan_-_vietnam_songs.pdf. www.eastconn.org/tah/1112MM2_MyLaiMassacreRoundRobinLesson.pdf. www.museumca.org/wgolessons/pdf/lesson2/OMCA_WGO_lesson2_ABOUT-TET-OFFENSIVE.pdf. hooversocialscience.wikispaces.com/file/view/The+TET+Offensive.PDF. faculty.summitps.org/attachments/article/36/Gulf%20of%20Tonkin%20Resolution%20Lesson%20Plan.pdf. 02.03.05: Debating the Future of Indochina in 1945: Making Your Case. Objectives Rationale Making your case is a skill that is valuable throughout life (and on standardized essay tests).
A strong argument not only provides rationale for supporting one side of an issue, but also recognizes and addresses opposing points of view. Many students struggle to form convincing arguments because they are unused to looking at topics from different angles. As students enter adolescence, they begin to form strong independent opinions; it is an opportune time to begin building effective persuasive skills.
Students in French classes are generally unaware of the role that France played in world events of the 19th and 20th centuries. French Indochina (now Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam) is an ideal region to focus on because several of my students are first- or second-generation Laotian immigrants. Academic Setting This unit was developed with a 7th- or 8th-grade French class in mind, but its topics and strategies are easily applicable to higher grade levels. Unit background. American Experience. By John Kerry testimony to the U.S.
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations April 23, 1971 I would like to talk on behalf of all those veterans and say that several months ago in Detroit we had an investigation at which over 150 honorably discharged, and many very highly decorated, veterans testified to war crimes committed in Southeast Asia. These were not isolated incidents but crimes committed on a day-to-day basis with the full awareness of officers at all levels of command. It is impossible to describe to you exactly what did happen in Detroit -- the emotions in the room and the feelings of the men who were reliving their experiences in Vietnam. We call this investigation the Winter Soldier Investigation. We who have come here to Washington have come here because we feel we have to be winter soldiers now. In our opinion and from our experience, there is nothing in South Vietnam which could happen that realistically threatens the United States of America.
Vietnam War Timeline. Drafthistory.html. In general, those who use dissent, civil disobedience, or pacifism to question U.S. involvement in war or conscription have done so for: Goal #2: To illustrate the historical evolution of anti-war and anti-draft dissent, as well as official and public responses to such actions Ever since war began to be waged by Euro-Americans when they came to North America, people have either voluntarily or involuntarily served in the military.
The role of the military in our society historically and contemporarily is to protect our nations territory, protect our freedom as citizens, and provide an example of strength in the international community. Consequently, we have a long history of both anti-war and anti-draft activity both in colonial America and in the U.S. Timeline of Anti-War and Anti-Draft Activity and Government Response First Era, 1607-1783: Colonial, then state, militias – volunteer and conscripted – served short-term military needs at the national level.
The Gulf of Tonkin and the Vietnam War - History 12. Iconic Image 3. Anne Mergen: Editorial Cartoonist. Conflict in Vietnam - graphics and cartoons. The Center for the Teaching of American History. Lesson Plans -- Student Protesting Vietnam A Document Based Question by Amber Lovell Hist 530B Spring 2004.
The Center for the Teaching of American History. African-American Involvement in the Vietnam War. DBQ on Vietnam. "Dear Mom, . . .
Yesterday I witnessed something that would make any American realize why we are in this war. At least it did me. I was on daylight patrol. We were on a hill overlooking a bridge that was out of our sector. I saw a platoon of Vietcong stopping traffic from going over the bridge. How are the people taking to the war in Portland? www.nzhistory.net.nz/files/documents/vietnam-fact-sheet6.pdf. www.nzhistory.net.nz/files/documents/vietnam-fact-sheet5.pdf. www.nzhistory.net.nz/files/documents/vietnam-fact-sheet4.pdf. Battlefield:Vietnam. The Geneva Peace Accords The Geneva Peace Accords, signed by France and Vietnam in the summer of 1954, reflected the strains of the international cold war.
Drawn up in the shadow of the Korean War, the Geneva Accords represented the worst of all possible futures for war-torn Vietnam. Because of outside pressures brought to bear by the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China, Vietnam's delegates to the Geneva Conference agreed to the temporary partition of their nation at the seventeenth parallel to allow France a face-saving defeat. The Communist superpowers feared that a provocative peace would anger the United States and its western European allies, and neither Moscow or Peking wanted to risk another confrontation with the West so soon after the Korean War.