This unit tells the “long history” of the destructive, deadly, and divisive U.S. war in Vietnam. Students examine the war’s long-term origins, investigate its complex history, and explore its lasting legacies.
Teaching a Long History of the American War in Vietnam: Bringing Women, Minority, and Refugee Voices into the Classroom
Join Choices at the Washington State Council for the Social Studies conference as we present the student readings, lessons, and videos in our curriculum unit The Vietnam War: Origins, History, and Legacies. The session will highlight primary source quotes and lessons that prioritize the voices of women, Black, Latino, and Indigenous soldiers and resisters. We’ll also examine a lesson on the experiences of Vietnamese refugees.
The specific location of this session will be announced at a later date.Co-sponsored by the Washington State Council for the Social Studies (WSCSS)
All session participants will receive a one-year Digital Editions license to the Vietnam War curriculum unit.
You must be registered for the WSCSS conference in order to attend this session.
This session is suitable for middle and high school U.S. and World History teachers. Ethnic Studies educators may also find this session useful.