How and when does Castro come to power? what role does the US play?
Explain the Bay of Pigs. What was the goal? What happened? Results?
Explain the Cuban Missile Crisis. What was the goal? What happened? Results?
Explain Operation Pedro Pan and the themes in the letters US families wrote in response.
Explain the Mariel Boatlift. What caused it? Why did Castro let them leave?
Explain Elian Gonzalez’s story and place in context of US-Cuban relations.
Explain US involvement in Vietnam from 1956-1964. Why did we get involved?
Explain the Gulf of Tonkin Incident and Resolution; how was it a turning point?
Explain the Tet Offensive and connect it to the issues at the 1968 election.
Explain the Lottery Draft. How did it affect how people responded to the war?
Explain the Nixon Doctrine and how it changed the Vietnam conflict. How did it end?