Understanding global issues, war and peace is a challenge. We believe in experiential learning without violence. On our trips, students acquire skills for transforming awareness of the world into opportunities for positive change.
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Cuba War and Peace Essential Questions
Essential questions provide structure to the student learning outcomes.
Cuba War and Peace Lecture I (Pre-History to 1952)
Students understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1895-1952.
Cuba War and Peace Lecture II (1952 to 2015)
Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the Batista regime, independence movements of Latin America and Cold War geopolitics.
Iconic Imagery of the Vietnam War
Students evaluate three iconic photographs and events of the Vietnam War, as broadcast to the United States in 1963, 1968 and 1972, respectively.
Walter Cronkite News Broadcast (1968)
A transcript from Walter Cronkite's February 27, 1968 broadcast in which he articulates the "credibility gap" to the American public.
Clark Clifford Personal Account (1969)
From Foreign Affairs Magazine, July 1969, Presidential advisor Clark Clifford recalls his post-Tet Offensive transformation from a "Hawk" to a "Dove".
Martin Luther King, Jr. Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
In a provocative speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes the argument that the war in Vietnam is an economic and racist injustice to the poor blacks of America’s inner-cities.
Bob Dylan song lyrics The Times They Are a-Changin' (1964)
Considered one of the most iconic songs of the Vietnam War era, Bob Dylan's 1964 folk song is often celebrated as a classic in the "protest" music genre.
President Lyndon B. Johnson's Address to the Nation, March 31, 1968
A transcript from President Lyndon Baine Johnson's television address to the nation March 31, 1968 in which he discusses the status of the Vietnam War, and withdrawal from the upcoming election.
Vietnam 1968-1969 Essential Questions
Unit goals and learning outcomes are rephrased as questions in the Unit V worksheet for easy assessment of knowledge acquisition.
Vietnam 1968-1969 Student Learning Outcomes
Summary of subject matter content, course unit Common-Core alignment and compliance with California State Standards in Social Sciences.
Vietnam History Vocabulary
Students may easily define, understand and apply key terms from the Vietnam War.
Vietnam: War and Peace - America's Most Controversial Conflict
Dynamic PowerPoint lecture empowers teachers to easily instruct the course material.
U.S. Military Assessment of the Tet Offensive (1968)
A transcript from "Meet the Press" February 4, 1968, with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara.
Communist Party Evaluation of the Tet Offensive (1968)
How did our enemy assess the outcomes of the Tet Offensive?