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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIS 3790 - The United States and Vietnam

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

Description: This course traces the 1960s conflict in Vietnam to its roots in 19th century colonialism, conflicting interests in World War II and the demise of French power in the 1950s. It details U.S. involvement and U.S. strategy from the 1950s until the defeat of South Vietnam in 1975. Attention is also paid to the U.S. home front and to the effects of the conflict.

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