The Vietnam War Project
You will write a 3-5 page paper (double spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font, 1 inch margins) based on primary and secondary research on the Vietnam War. The paper must incorporate a minimum of 3 primary sources available through any of the websites listed below, and one secondary source (i.e. a history book on the Vietnam War). Your topic and secondary source must be approved by October 23rd.
At least one of your primary sources should be an oral history, an interview conducted with an
individual recounting their experience during the Vietnam War. Other primary sources might include government documents, personal letters, newspaper articles, or network news stories.
1. The role of the media
2. Music during the Vietnam War
3. The experience of the American soldier
4. African American soldiers in the war
5. Latino soldiers in the war
6. Anti-war movement
7. Drugs during the Vietnam War
8. The Tet Offensive
9. The Pentagon Papers
10. The Vietnamese perspective
11. Military strategy
12. Vietnamese refugees
Other topics may be selected based on your personal interests. Additionally, you may consult other primary sources that you find on your own but should get them approved before writing your paper.