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Teaching Vietnam War: Years Of Escalation ('65-'68)

Vietnam War: Years Of Escalation ('65-'68)

With nearly unanimous consent, members of the Senate and House empowered Johnson to "take all necessary measures" to repel North Vietnamese aggression. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution gave the President a "blank check" to wage the war in Vietnam as he saw fit. After Lyndon Johnson was elected President in his own right that November, he chose escalate the conflict.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the media play a role in shaping the narrative of Vietnam?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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