American History II classes have started studying U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. We finished watching "Dear America:Letters Home from Vietnam" to start the unit. We are now going to discuss the rationales for US involvement. The following link is a video of the various rationales that we will be discussing: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&ns=1&video_id=UtURmmEPIFo There is a second video on Our View of Communism after WWII. http://youtu.be/yb4oFPeRMYA
EXTRA CREDIT: Of all the rationales that were given for US involvement in Vietnam, which rationale do you think is the most credible and why? Conversely, which rationale do you think is the weakest and why?