Vietnam War Webquest
What were the people's reactions to the war at home?
Politics Surrounding the Vietnam War
- Read this article about the draft.
- Click on "Browse Stories" and choose one story from the list to read written by someone drafted to serve in the military.
- Click on "Lottery Facts" and read the short article.
- Click on "Top 10" to see a list of individuals who avoided the draft and how they "dodged" the draft.
**Alternative readings (if link above doesn't work):
The Public's Reaction to the War
The Anti-War Movement
Read the article here- http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-protests
Vietnam War: Protest-Kent State
The Vietnam War in the Courtroom
Tinker v. Des Moines
New York Times v. United States
ARE YOU A DOVE OR HAWK?
Based on what you have learned about the Vietnam War you must now decide if you would have been a Hawk, supporting the war, or a dove, against the war. Fill in the decision tree on your handout using the information that you have learned in this activity.