Defining Documents in American History: Vietnam War (1956-1975)

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Provides readers with a new, interesting way to study the impact of the Vietnam War on American history. Through in-depth analysis of important primary documents from 1956-1975, readers will gain new insight into the causes, issues and lasting effects of this pivotal time in American history.

Defining Documents in American History: Vietnam War offers students a variety of tools of historical importance to study and analyze vital documents from the Vietnam War. From 1956 to 1975, the North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong (aided by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies) fought a long, bloody war for control of South Vietnam against South Vietnamese forces (aided by the United States and other anti-communist allies). The war lasted twenty years and left countless causalities and severe destruction in its wake, sparking international anti-war movements and controversy about U.S. involvement.

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