to Unit 5 of The Vietnam War
complete the fifth unit in this class you need to do six things:
2. Book Review Due. David Willson, REMF Diary.
Your review should have a subject block that
includes the title of the book, the author's name, the publisher, and the year published.
The review should be approximately 400-750 words in length (2-3 pages typed
double-spaced). Your review should focus on the message/theme and purpose of the book.
What is the author attempting to communicate? How does the book help you understand the
war? Also, be sure to provide a critique. Do not just recount the book chapter by chapter.
ANALYZE THE BOOK. Email me your review email@example.com
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3. Visit the Link of the Week by clicking on this
link - Medal of Honor Citations: Vietnam
the site and find something interesting about the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War that
is new to you and that you think is significant. Then email me a short summary of
what you discovered. (Short means 150-250 words or about 1/2 to 1 page typed
Click on this
link to email me firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Read the Weekly Briefing -
Click on this link to go to
the Weekly Briefing
President Lyndon B. Johnson's "Midnight
Address" announcing a U.S. bombing raid after the 2nd Gulf of Tonkin incident in
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your Response to the Weekly Briefing for this week. Your response should
be a short paragraph, about 150 words.
Click on this link to email me your
1. How effective was Operation Rolling Thunder? What alternatives did LBJ have?
6. Post a comment about why LBJ instituted a policy of Escalation, 1964-1967 on the Discussion Board in the left hand Navigation Bar. You may want to read
through other student's comments for insights for writing your
Discussion Web Posting.
Click on the Discussion Board in the left hand Navigation Bar.
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conclude the fifth week of this class.
© Bruce E. Haulman 2007