to Unit 7 of The Vietnam War
Tet Offensive, 1968
complete the seventh unit in this class you need to do six things:
Read George Herring, America's Longest War,
the History Channel's Today
in History then in Category select Vietnam War.
2. Book Review Due. Robert Mason, Chickenhawk.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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3. Visit the Link of the Week by clicking on this
link - In-Country Women
the site and find something interesting about the women who served 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
© In-Country Women
4. Read the Weekly Briefing -
Click on this link to go to
the Weekly Briefing
© The American War Library
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. Did the North Vietnamese government realize that they would face a military defeat yet
gain a political victory with the Tet Offensive?
6. Post a comment about the why Tet Offensive, 1968, was so important 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 seventh unit of this class.
© Bruce E. Haulman 2007