Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. The Vietnam War

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Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards

AZ.SS08-S1. American History
SS08-S1C9. Postwar United States 1945 - 1970s: Postwar tensions led to social change in the U.S. and to a heightened focus on foreign policy.
SS08-S1C9-04. Identify the role of the United States in the Vietnam Conflict: a) containment of Communism - Domino Theory; b) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution; c) Tet Offensive; d) anti-war protests; e) Vietnam Peace Accords.
AZ.SS08-S2. World History
SS08-S2C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues.
SS08-S2C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS08-S2C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS08-S2C1-08. Analyze two points of view on the same historical event.
SS08-S2C8. World at War: Global events, economic issues and political ideologies ignited tensions leading to worldwide military conflagrations and diplomatic confrontations in a context of development and change.
SS08-S2C8-09. Describe the spread of Communism after World War II: a) China - Mao Tse-tung and Chinese Revolution; b) Korea - 38th parallel and division of country; c) Cuba - Fidel Castro and Cuban Missile Crisis; d) Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh.
SS08-S2C8-12. Describe how the following impacted the Vietnam War: a) historical relationship of China and Vietnam; b) French Indochina War; c) containment of Communism; d) Ho Chi Minh Trail; e) conflict resolution.
AZ.SS08-S4. Geography
SS08-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS08-S4C2-02. Explain the factors that contribute to political and social change in various world regions (e.g., USSR/Russia, Israel, European Union, China, Korea, Germany).
AZ.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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