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Introduction to the Vietnam War

This four-week class will introduce students to the United States' participation in the Vietnam War
Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
427 total reviews for this teacher
New class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Sun Sep 4

Sep 4 - Sep 25 (4 weeks)
9pm - 9:45pm
Taught by:
Amber Dowdy
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Class Experience

Students will learn about the US military experience in the Vietnam War
The instructor for this course spent many years employed at a World War II museum.  As a museum employee, the teacher gained valuable experience in discussing difficult topics with learners of all ages.  All content presented to students is fact-based and historically contextualized to allow students a greater understanding of the course material.
There will be no homework required for this course
No supplies will be necessary for this course.
No assessment will be administered. 
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class will discuss the Vietnam War, including casualty numbers, battles, and home front protests. 
"Enduring Vietnam," by James Wright 
"The Best and the Brightest," by David Halberstam
"Ending the Vietnam War: A History of America’s Involvement in and Extrication From the Vietnam War," by Henry Kissinger
"Vietnam: A History," by Stanley Karnow
"Vietnam War: Dates and Timeline," History Channel Online.
"The Vietnam War," a Ken Burns Documentary

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Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
Lives in the United States
Military History Taught by Historians
427 total reviews
298 completed classes

About Us

Welcome to Military History 101!

My name is Amber, and I am the owner/head teacher of Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy.  I have a degree in History from Grand Valley State University, which is located in Michigan, USA.  Prior to becoming a... 
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