ERIC Number: ED366533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Limits of Power: The United States in Vietnam. Alternatives for Public Debate and Policy Development. Choices for the 21st Century.
Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Center for Foreign Policy Development.
This document is part of a series that seeks to help people think constructively about foreign policy issues, to improve citizen involvement, and to encourage debate on public issues. The document examines the history of the conflict in Vietnam, both before and during U.S. involvement. Options that the document suggests for debate appear under the headings "Americanize the War, and Fight to Win!"; "Escalate Slowly and Control the Risks"; "Limit Our Involvement and Negotiate a Withdrawal"; and "Unilateral Withdrawal, Pull Out Now!" The document includes a note to teachers, a lesson plan and student activities, biographies of public figures involved in the Vietnam War, and recommended readings for the teacher and advanced student. (SG)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discussion (Teaching Technique), Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, International Relations, Policy Formation, Problem Solving, Public Policy, Secondary Education, United States History, Vietnam War
Choices Education Project, Center for Foreign Policy Development, Brown University, Box 1948, Providence, RI 02912 ($8).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Center for Foreign Policy Development.