Vietnam
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Vietnam (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics
  • Weather (CNN.com) - Get the current weather conditions for Ho Chi Minh City and other cities in Vietnam
History and Government
  • The American Experience/Vietnam (PBS) - Includes a timeline, a who’s who on either side of the conflict, photographs and descriptions of the weapons used, and much more
  • Vietnam: Stories Since the War (PBS) - Read personal accounts and opinions of people directly affected in various ways by the Vietnam conflict
  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Page - Find interesting facts about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Includes pictures and a search to locate specific names of the 58,229 listed
The People
  • Ho Chi Minh (TIME 100: Leaders & Revolutionaries) - A biography of Ho Chi Minh including a photograph, timeline and quiz
  • Learn About Vietnam: Education (Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the United States) - Describes the educational system in Vietnam, includes literacy rates and other statistics
  • Trung Sisters (Viettouch.com) - Learn more about the Trung sisters and their impact on Vietnamese history
Cultural Life
The Economy
For More Information
Teacher Resources
  • Battling Memories (The New York Times Teacher Connections) - Lesson plan on exploring personal and public consequences of the War in Vietnam (grades 6-12)
  • I Will Not Bow My Head: Documenting Political Women (Women in World History Curriculum) - Unit available for purchase, includes "Patriotic Righteousness The Trung Sisters - Vietnam, 40-43 A.D." (grades 6-12)
  • Opposing Views of Vietnam (DiscoverySchool.com) - Lesson plan (grades 9-12)
  • Vietnam Once Again (The New York Times Teacher Connections) - Lesson plan on examining why the Vietnam War is still difficult to discuss (grades 6-12)
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